A federal marshal stationed at a mining colony on the Jupiter moon of Io, uncovers a drug-smuggling conspiracy. He gets no help from the workers or authorities when he finds himself marked for murder.
Director: Peter Hyams
Writer: Peter Hyams
Stars: Sean Connery, Frances Sternhagen, Peter Boyle
A religious fanatic marries a gullible widow whose young children are reluctant to tell him where their real daddy hid the $10,000 he'd stolen in a robbery.
Director: Charles Laughton
Writers: Davis Grubb (from the novel by), James Agee (screenplay by)
Stars: Robert Mitchum, Shelley Winters, Lillian Gish
Sixteen-year-old Sarah is given thirteen hours to solve a labyrinth and rescue her baby brother Toby when her wish for him to be taken away is granted by the Goblin King Jareth.
Director: Jim Henson
Writers: Dennis Lee (story by), Jim Henson (story by)
Stars: David Bowie, Jennifer Connelly, Toby Froud
George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe Américaine is a montage of scenes taken from the Warner Bros. catalog and dubbed to fit the narration of what is arguably the greatest story ever told.
After being rescued and brought to an island, a man discovers that its inhabitants are experimental animals being turned into strange-looking humans, all of it the work of a visionary doctor.
Directors: John Frankenheimer, Richard Stanley (uncredited)
Writers: H.G. Wells (novel), Richard Stanley (screenplay)
Stars: David Thewlis, Marlon Brando, Val Kilmer
Four horror and science fiction segments, directed by four famous directors, each of them being a new version of a classic story from Rod Serling's landmark television series.
Directors: Joe Dante, John Landis
Writers: John Landis, George Clayton Johnson (screenplay by)
Stars: Dan Aykroyd, Albert Brooks, Vic Morrow
A secluded farm is struck by a strange meteorite which has apocalyptic consequences for the family living there and possibly the world.
Director: Richard Stanley
Writers: Scarlett Amaris, H.P. Lovecraft (based on the short story by)
Stars: Nicolas Cage, Joely Richardson, Madeleine Arthur
A ventriloquist is at the mercy of his vicious dummy while he tries to renew a romance with his high school sweetheart.
Director: Richard Attenborough
Writers: William Goldman (screenplay), William Goldman (based on his novel)
Stars: Anthony Hopkins, Ann-Margret, Burgess Meredith
Kidnapped boy Phillip Perry (T.J. Lowther) strikes up a friendship with his captor Butch Haynes (Kevin Costner): an escaped convict on the run from the law, while the search is headed up by honorable Texas Ranger "Red" Garrett (Clint Eastwood).
Director: Clint Eastwood
Writer: John Lee Hancock
Stars: Kevin Costner, Clint Eastwood, Laura Dern
A poor Midwest family is forced off their land. They travel to California, suffering the misfortunes of the homeless in the Great Depression.
Director: John Ford
Writers: Nunnally Johnson (screen play), John Steinbeck (based on the novel by)
Stars: Henry Fonda, Jane Darwell, John Carradine
Due to the lack of men after the Civil War, a small western town allows a bachelorette with ulterior motives to save a horse thief from the gallows by marrying him. They must deal with his old gang, the Sheriff, the bank, and each other.
Director: Jack Nicholson
Writers: John Herman Shaner (story), Al Ramrus (story)
Stars: Jack Nicholson, Mary Steenburgen, Christopher Lloyd
When two bumbling employees at a medical supply warehouse accidentally release a deadly gas into the air, the vapors cause the dead to rise again as zombies.
Director: Dan O'Bannon
Writers: Rudy Ricci (story), John A. Russo (story) (as John Russo)
Stars: Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa
In post-war Japan, sixteen-year-old Eiko seeks out the geisha Miyoharu in the district of Gion, in Kyoto asking her to be a maiko (geisha apprentice).
Director: Kenji Mizoguchi
Writers: Matsutarô Kawaguchi (novel), Matsutarô Kawaguchi (screenplay)
Stars: Michiyo Kogure, Ayako Wakao, Seizaburô Kawazu
The wife and mistress of a loathed school principal hatch a plan to murder him while having the perfect alibi. They carry out the plan...but then his body disappears.
Director: Henri-Georges Clouzot (as H.G. Clouzot)
Writers: Pierre Boileau (novel) (as Boileau), Thomas Narcejac (novel) (as Narcejac)
Stars: Simone Signoret, Véra Clouzot, Paul Meurisse
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