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Pit and the Pendulum (1961)

Not Rated
80 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

In the sixteenth century, Francis Barnard travels to Spain to clarify the strange circumstances of his sister's death after she had married the son of a cruel Spanish Inquisitor.
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Richard Matheson (screenplay) | Edgar Allan Poe (story "The Pit and the Pendulum")
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$ 200,000
Gross (USA)
$ 2,000,000
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Release date
Aug 12, 1961 (United States)

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11 cast members
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Vincent Price
Nicholas Medina / Sebastian Medina Nicholas Medina / Sebastian Medina   See fewer
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John Kerr
Francis Barnard Francis Barnard   See fewer
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Barbara Steele
Elizabeth Barnard Medina Elizabeth Barnard Medina   See fewer
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Luana Anders
Catherine Medina Catherine Medina   See fewer
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Antony Carbone
Doctor Charles Leon Doctor Charles Leon   See fewer
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Patrick Westwood
Maximillian Maximillian   See fewer
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Lynette Bernay
Maria (as Lynne Bernay) Maria (as Lynne Bernay)   See fewer
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Larry Turner
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Mary Menzies
Isabella Isabella   See fewer
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Bartolome Bartolome   See fewer
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Randee Lynne Jensen
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7.1 / 10 | 10,520 votes