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Piranha – USA, 1978

Piranha is a 1978 American horror feature film about a swarm of killer piranhas. It was directed by Joe Dante (The Howling, Gremlins, Trapped Ashes; Burying the Ex) and stars Bradford Dillman (Bug), Heather Menzies, Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers), Keenan Wynn, Barbara Steele (Black Sunday; Shivers), Dick Miller and Belinda Balaski. Produced by Roger… Read More ›

Empire of the Ants – USA, 1977

‘It’s no PICNIC!’ Empire of the Ants is a 1977 science fiction horror feature film produced and directed by Bert I. Gordon (Secrets of a Psychopath; The Food of the Gods; The Amazing Colossal Man, Earth vs. the Spider; et al), from a screenplay by… Read More ›

King Cobra – USA, 1999

‘It moves without sound… thirty feet of pure venom’ King Cobra is a 1999 American science fiction horror film written, produced and directed by David Hillenbrand and Scott Hillenbrand (Transylmania; Survival Island). The movie features special effects by The Chiodo Brothers (Alien… Read More ›

Stung – USA/Germany, 2015

‘Get inside. Get away. Just don’t get…’ Stung is a 2015 American/German comedy horror feature film directed by Benni Diez (Galaxy of Horrors: “Kingz” segment). The cast includes Matt O´Leary (Santa Clarita Diet; Frailty; Mom’s Got a Date with a Vampire), Jessica Cook,… Read More ›

The Descent – UK, 2005

‘Face your deepest fear’ The Descent is a 2005 British horror feature film written and directed by Neil Marshall (Tales of Halloween; Dog Soldiers). The plot follows six women who, having entered an unmapped cave system, become trapped and are hunted by… Read More ›

CobraGator – USA, 2017

‘You’ll never know what bit you!’ CobraGator is a 2016 American action horror film directed by Jim Wynorski (Chopping Mall; Piranhaconda; Gila!) and executive produced by Roger Corman. A crazed genetic engineer (Michael Madsen) from deep within the bayou creates a… Read More ›

From Hell It Came – USA, 1957

‘Frightmare! Born of Jungle Witchcraft! Created by a Curse!’ From Hell It Came is a 1957 American science fiction horror film directed by Dan Milner from a screenplay by Richard Bernstein, based on a story by producer Jack Milner. Main cast: Tod Andrews… Read More ›

Island Claws – USA, 1980

‘A terrifying creation of the nuclear age!’ Island Claws – aka Giant Claws – is a 1980 American horror feature film directed by Herman Cardenas and starring Robert Lansing (4D Man; Empire of the Ants; The Nest), Steve Hanks, Barry Nelson (The Shining) and Nita Talbot…. Read More ›

Beast from Haunted Cave – USA, 1958

  ‘Screaming young girls sucked into a labyrinth of horror by a blood-starved ghoul from hell.’ Beast from Haunted Cave is a 1958 horror/gangster/heist film directed by Monte Hellman (Silent Night, Deadly Night 3: Better Watch Out!) and starring Michael Forest, Frank Wolff (Cold Eyes of… Read More ›

Dr. Renault’s Secret – USA, 1942

Dr. Renault’s Secret is a 1942 American horror film produced by 20th Century Fox and directed by Harry Lachman from a screenplay by William Bruckner and Robert F. Metzler. It is based on the story Balaoo by Gaston Leroux (author of The Phantom of the Opera) which was… Read More ›

Creepshow 2 – USA, 1987

‘When the curtain goes up the terror begins’ Creepshow 2 is a 1987 American comedy horror anthology feature film directed by Michael Gornick and the sequel to Creepshow (1982). Gornick was George A. Romero’s cinematographer on the original film. The screenplay was written by Romero,… Read More ›

Dogs – USA, 1976

‘Don’t pet them… fear them!’ Dogs – aka Slaughter – is a 1976 American science fiction horror film directed by Burt Brinckerhoff from a screenplay by O’Brian Tomalin. It stars David McCallum (Frankenstein: The True Story), Sandra McCabe and George Wyner. On the quiet campus of the… Read More ›

Zombeavers – USA, 2013

‘You’ll all be dammed!’ Zombeavers is a 2013 American sex comedy horror film co-written (with Al and Jon Kaplan) and directed by Jordan Rubin. Main cast: Bill Burr, Cortney Palm, Rachel Melvin, Hutch Dano, Jake Weary, Rex Linn, Brent Briscoe, Robert R. Shafer (The Shadowman; Helen Keller vs…. Read More ›

ThanksKilling – USA, 2008

ThanksKilling is a 2008 American independent comedy horror film (released in 2009 about a cursed turkey killing off college students during the Thanksgiving break. The film was shot over the summer of 2007 by Kevin Stewart and Jordan Downey on an original budget of… Read More ›

Frog-g-g! – USA, 2004

Frog-g-g! is a 2004 American science fiction horror comedy film directed by Cody Jarrett. It was released in Japan as Frogman. When the water supply for a small town becomes contaminated, a United States Environmental Protection Agency agent must track down the cause and the monstrous frog that it creates…. Read More ›

Flying Monkeys – USA, 2013

‘You’re not in Kansas anymore!’ Flying Monkeys is a 2013 American made-for-television film produced by and for the Syfy Channel. The film is the first directed by Robert Grasmere, being better known as a special effects supervisor on films such as Prince… Read More ›

Slugs: The Movie – Spain/USA, 1987

‘They slime. They ooze. They kill.’ Slugs: The Movie – aka Slugs, muerte viscose – is a 1987 Spanish/American horror film directed and co-written by Juan Piquer Simón (Pieces), loosely based on the novel Slugs by British author Shaun Hutson. In the US, it was distributed by New World Pictures. On September 27,… Read More ›

The Rat Saviour – Yugoslavia, 1976

Izbavitelj – also known as The Rat Saviour – is a 1976 Yugoslavian horror science fiction fantasy film directed by Krsto Papić. Based on Russian Alexander Grin’s 1920’s novel Pacolovac (“The Ratcatcher”), Izbavitelj (literally ‘saviour’ or ‘redeemer’) sees down and out writer, Ivan… Read More ›

Arachnophobia – USA, 1990

Arachnophobia is a 1990 American horror comedy film directed by Frank Marshall from a screenplay by Don Jakoby (Lifeforce, John Carpenter’s Vampires) and Wesley Strick (Cape Fear, Wolf). Steven Spielberg executive produced along with Marshall. It stars Jeff Daniels, John Goodman (Kong: Skull Island; 10 Cloverfield Lane),… Read More ›

Man-Thing – USA/Australia, 2005

Man-Thing is a 2005 American-Australian horror telefilm, directed by Brett Leonard and featuring the Marvel Comics creature created by Stan Lee, Roy Thomas and Gerry Conway. The film had a budget rumoured to be $30 million. The screenplay by Hans Rodionoff is very based loosely on a storyline by Steve Gerber, who wrote the… Read More ›

Monster Island – USA, 2004

Monster Island is a 2004 made-for-MTV American comedy horror film directed by Jack Perez (Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus; 666: The Child) in the style of 1950s monster movies. It stars Carmen Electra (2-Headed Shark Attack), Daniel Letterle, Mary Elizabeth Winstead (The Thing, Black X-Mas, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter) Adam West (Zombie Nightmare;… Read More ›

Hellyfish – short film

Hellyfish is a 2014 American horror short film funded via the Kickstarter project directed by Pat Longstreth and Rob McClean and produced by Katie Schuck. The “mind-erasing score” features tracks from Atlanta electro-rock band Today the Moon, Tomorrow the Sun…. Read More ›