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CRAZE (1974)

CRAZE <span>(1974)</span> artwork

CRAZE (1974)

Type Feature

Approx. Running minutes 93

Release dates 07/03/2016

BBFCInsight strong violence

Genre(s) Thriller, Horror

Director(s) Freddie Francis

Cast includes Jack Palance, Diana Dors, Julie Ege, Edith Evans, Hugh Griffith, Trevor Howard, Michael Jayston, Suzy Kendall, Martin Potter, Percy Herbert, David Warbeck, Kathleen Byron, Venecia Day, Marianne Stone, Dean Harris.

Cut All known versions of this work passed uncut.

BBFCinsight publication date 26/02/2016

Note: The following text may contain spoilers

CRAZE is a British supernatural thriller, from 1974, about a man who starts to kill women as part of sacrificial worship.


People are stabbed and impaled using an antique spear, with bloody detail. A woman is also strangled to death, with sight of injury detail on her neck.

A woman is seen intentionally cutting her own stomach with a blade as part of a sacrificial ritual.

It is implied that a man is visiting a prostitute, and there are both verbal and visual references to the services she offers, including sight of whips and chains hanging in a wardrobe.

There is sight of breast nudity when a woman dances topless during a ritual.


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Nucleus Films Ltd,EMI Dists
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