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Directed by:
Piers Haggard and Tobe Hooper

Directed by Piers Haggard and Tobe Hooper, "Venom" (also known as "Schwarze Mamba, Die") is a Thriller/Horror film, released on January 29 of 1982 in the USA , starring Klaus Kinski, Oliver Reed, Nicol Williamson, Sarah Miles, Sterling Hayden and Cornelia Sharpe.

The mystery of "The Birds", The danger of "Psycho", The evil of "The Omen", The terror of "Jaws", Now, the ultimate in suspense.

Who directed "Venom":

Venom was directed by Piers Haggard and Tobe Hooper.

Before Venom, he had directed The Fiendish Plot of Dr. Fu Manchu, released in 1980, Blood on Satan's Claw (1971). Since, Piers Haggard directed .

Tobe Hooper was an American director, screenwriter, writer, producer, composer, and actor. Before directing Venom, he had directed The Funhouse, released in 1981, Eaten Alive (1977), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974), Eggshells (1969). Since, Tobe Hooper directed Poltergeist, released in 1982, Lifeforce (1985), Invaders from Mars (1986), The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2 (1986), Night Terrors (1993), and The Mangler (1995).

What was the release date of "Venom":

Venom was first released on Friday, January 29, 1982, in the United States.. This was thirty-seven (37) years ago.

It has been released on Tuesday, January 19, 1982 in the United Kingdom; Wednesday, January 20, 1982 in France and on Saturday, November 28, 1981 in Japan.

What is the casting of "Venom":

At the casting of Venom we find Klaus Kinski, previously seen in Les Fruits de la passion (1981) and La Femme enfant (1980); Oliver Reed (Condorman (1981), Lion of the Desert (1981)); Nicol Williamson (Excalibur (1981), The Human Factor (1979)) [ more... ]

  • Sarah Miles and Mike Gwilym can both be seen in Priest of Love, released in 1981.
  • Michael Gough and Oliver Reed can both be seen in Women in Love, released in 1969.
  • Peter Porteous and Nicholas Donnelly also appeared in Lifeforce, released in 1985.

What is the Storyline of "Venom":

A maid (Susan George), a psychotic chauffer (Oliver Reed) and an international terrorist (Klaus Kinski) attempt to kidnap a wealthy ten-year-old boy from his elegant London townhouse. However, a Black Mamba is loose in the house and upsets their plans.


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