Day of the Nightmare

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"THE HORROR of Half Man, Half Woman, ALL KILLER!"
  • NR
  • 1965
  • 1 hr 30 min
  • 4.6  (271)

Day of the Nightmare is a 1965 horror-thriller film directed by John A. Bushelman, and starring John Ireland, Beverly Bain, and Cliff Fields in lead roles. The movie was released in the United States on August 18, 1965. The film follows the story of a woman who begins to experience terrifying nightmares, which eventually lead her into a web of conspiracy, deception, and murder.

The movie tells the story of Laura Baxter (Beverly Bain), a young woman who has been experiencing a series of disturbing nightmares that seem to be getting worse day by day. She dreams of a shadowy figure that haunts her, and is unable to shake off the feeling that something terrible is going to happen to her. Her dreams take a turn for the worse when she sees a man murdered in her dreams, and then wakes up to find out that the dream was real, and the man was actually killed.

As Laura tries to unravel the mystery and find out what is happening to her, she is forced to confront a dark conspiracy that involves her husband, Clay Baxter (John Ireland), and his business partner, Mason Porter (Cliff Fields). Laura comes to realize that her husband and Porter are involved in a plot to kill her for her money, and that her nightmares are actually visions of events that will happen in the future.

Day of the Nightmare is a taut and suspenseful film that gradually builds up tension, as Laura delves deeper into the conspiracy and uncovers the shocking truth behind her nightmares. The movie is notable for its effective use of dream sequences, which are visually striking and atmospheric, and effectively convey the sense of terror and dread that Laura is experiencing.

The film is also notable for its strong performances, particularly by Beverly Bain, who delivers a convincing portrayal of a woman struggling to cope with her terrifying dreams, and the conspiracy that threatens her life. John Ireland and Cliff Fields also deliver solid performances as the shady characters who are plotting against Laura.

Day of the Nightmare is a well-crafted and suspenseful horror-thriller that effectively combines elements of mystery, suspense, and supernatural horror to create a memorable cinematic experience. It is a movie that will keep audiences on the edge of their seat, as they try to figure out what is real and what is a dream, and follow Laura's desperate efforts to survive the nightmare that has engulfed her life.

Overall, Day of the Nightmare is a classic horror film that is sure to appeal to fans of the genre, and is a must-watch for anyone looking for a suspenseful, atmospheric, and chilling cinematic experience.

Day of the Nightmare is a 1965 mystery with a runtime of 1 hour and 30 minutes. It has received mostly poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 4.6.

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    1 hr 30 min
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    4.6  (271)