Fear Chamber

Fear Chamber, also released as The Torture Zone, is a 1968 film directed by Juan Ibáñez and starring Boris Karloff and Julissa.[1]

Fear Chamber
Directed byJuan Ibáñez
Jack Hill
Written byJack Hill
Luis Enrique Vergara
StarringBoris Karloff
Music byEnrico C. Cabiati
CinematographyRaúl Domínguez
Austin McKinney
Edited byFelipe Marino
Azteca Films
Filmica Vergara S.A.
Distributed byColumbia Pictures
Release date
Running time
88 min.

Fear Chamber is one of four low-budget Mexican horror films Karloff made in a package deal with Mexican producer Luis Enrique Vergara. The others are Isle of the Snake People, The Incredible Invasion, and House of Evil. Karloff's scenes for all four films were directed by Jack Hill in Los Angeles in the spring of 1968. The films were then completed in Mexico.[2]


Scientists discover a living rock beneath a volcano. It feeds on the adrenaline of frightened young women, so the scientists construct a fear chamber and kidnap young girls to feed the creature.



  1. https://allmovie.com/work/fear-chamber-61386
  2. Stephen Jacobs, Boris Karloff: More Than a Monster, Tomohawk Press 2011 p 503

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