Classic and Vintage Films

A Killer in the Family (1983)
1h 30min | Crime , Drama , Thriller | TV Movie 30 October 1983
Director: Richard T. Heffron
Writers: Sue Grafton (teleplay), Steve Humphrey (teleplay) (as Steven Humphrey)
Stars: Robert Mitchum, James Spader, Lance Kerwin

A father serving time for murder convinces his three teenage sons that his life is being threatened by fellow inmates and that they should break him out of jail. However, when his sons succeed in the jailbreak attempt, the father brings along his cell-mate, a former two time killer, and soon the sons find themselves involved in the pair's murderous crime spree. Written by [email protected]
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Silent Running (1972)
G | 1h 29min | Drama , Sci-Fi | 10 March 1972 (USA)
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Writers: Deric Washburn, Michael Cimino (as Mike Cimino)
Stars: Bruce Dern, Cliff Potts, Ron Rifkin
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In a future Earth barren of all flora and fauna, the planet's ecosystems exist only in large pods attached to spacecraft. When word comes in that the pods are to be jettisoned into space and destroyed, most of the crew of the Valley Forge rejoice at the prospect of going home. Not so for botanist Freeman Lowell, who loves the forest and its creatures. He kills his colleagues taking the ship deep into space. Alone on the craft with his only companions being three small robots, Lowell revels in joys of nature. When colleagues appear to "rescue" him, he realizes he has only one option available to him. Written by garykmcd
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The Colony (1995)
PG-13 | 1h 32min | Drama, Thriller | TV Movie 17 September 1995 Director: Rob Hedden
Writer: Rob Hedden
Stars: John Ritter, Mary Page Keller, Hal Linden
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Thriller about a man who, along with his family, moves from a crime-ridden inner city suburb to a self-proclaimed violence-free haven overseen by a godlike businessman. However, they soon discover that life in The Colony is much more sinister than it first appeared. Written by Jonathan Broxton <[email protected]>;
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Inside the Third Reich (1982)
4h | Biography, Drama, History | TV Movie 9 May 1982
Director: Marvin J. Chomsky
Writers: E. Jack Neuman, Albert Speer (book)
Stars: Rutger Hauer, John Gielgud, Maria Schell

A dramatization of the life of Albert Speer, Adolf Hitler's young architect and onetime confidant, and his meteoric rise into the Nazi hierarchy. The film is based on Speer's autobiography of the same name. Written by Dawn M. Barclift

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Phantom Lady (1944)
Not Rated | 1h 27min | Crime, Drama, Film-Noir | 28 January 1944 (USA)
Director: Robert Siodmak
Writers: Bernard C. Schoenfeld (screenplay), Cornell Woolrich (based on the novel by) (as William Irish)
Stars: Franchot Tone, Ella Raines, Alan Curtis
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Unhappily married Scott Henderson spends the evening on a no-name basis with a hat-wearing woman he picked up in a bar. Returning home, he finds his wife strangled and becomes the prime suspect in her murder. Every effort to establish his alibi fails; oddly no one seems to remember seeing the phantom lady (or her hat). In prison, Scott gives up hope but his faithful secretary, "Kansas," doggedly follows evanescent clues through shadowy nocturnal streets. Can she save Scott in time? Written by Rod Crawford <[email protected]>;
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Maniac Cop 2 (1990)
R | 1h 30min | Crime, Horror, Action | 18 July 1990 (France)
Director: William Lustig
Writer: Larry Cohen
Stars: Robert Davi, Claudia Christian, Michael Lerner
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Officer Matt Cordell, the undead cop, returns from the grave. Again. This time he is after the criminals who murdered him in the prison, and he is not doing that because he wants to forgive them... Written by Jaromir "Vassago" Król <[email protected]>;
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The Hitcher (1986)
R | 1h 37min | Thriller | 21 February 1986 (USA)
Director: Robert Harmon
Writer: Eric Red
Stars: Rutger Hauer, C. Thomas Howell, Jennifer Jason Leigh
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A young man transporting a car to another state is stalked along the road by a cunning and relentless serial killer who eventually frames the driver for a string of murders. Chased by police and shadowed by the killer, the driver's only help comes from a truck stop waitress. Written by Keith Loh <[email protected]>;
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The Party (1968)
PG | 1h 39min | Comedy | 4 April 1968 (USA)
Director: Blake Edwards
Writers: Blake Edwards (screenplay), Tom Waldman (screenplay)
Stars: Peter Sellers, Claudine Longet, Natalia Borisova
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By a twist of fate, the clumsy, but well-meaning aspiring actor, Hrundi V. Bakshi, is invited to Fred Clutterbuck's big party, after utterly ruining the set of his latest feature film. However, unbeknownst to the host, Bakshi is present at the gathering, merrily mingling with the hand-picked guests in this magnificent hi-tech villa, where the drinks are flowing, and everybody is in high spirits. But, much to everyone's surprise, when Bakshi accidentally has his first-ever sip of alcohol, only God knows how this well-thought party will end. What delightful disasters await? Written by Nick Riganas
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Crawlspace (1972)
1h 14min | Horror, Thriller | TV Movie 11 February 1972
Directors: John Newland, Buzz Kulik (uncredited)
Writers: Ernest Kinoy (screenplay), Herbert Lieberman (novel)
Stars: Arthur Kennedy, Teresa Wright, Tom Happer

A childless middle-age couple adopt a troubled youth they find living in their crawlspace and attempt to get him to rejoin society with tragic results. Written by Tom Eiler <[email protected]>;

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Hell of the Living Dead (1980)
Virus (original title)
Unrated | 1h 39min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller | 14 October 1983 (USA)
Directors: Bruno Mattei (as Vincent Dawn), Claudio Fragasso (uncredited)
Writers: Claudio Fragasso (story and screenplay), José María Cunillés (story and screenplay) (as J.M. Cunilles)
Stars: Margie Newton, Franco Garofalo, Selan Karay

After a chemical leak at the Hope Centre in Papua New Guinea (an organization devoted to feeding underdeveloped countries) turns its staff into flesh-eating zombies, a four-man commando squad led by Mike London are sent to investigate. They run into a TV news crew led by celebrity reporter Lia, who are after the same story, but when they discover that the entire country has been overrun by zombies, what are the chances of them getting the message across? Unlike most zombie films, this actually tries to make a serious point - that if we don't feed the Third World, they'll come and feed on us! Written by Michael Brooke <[email protected]>;

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A Trip to Mars (1918)
Himmelskibet (original title)
1h 37min | Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi | 1920 (USA)
Director: Holger-Madsen
Writers: Sophus Michaëlis (novel), Sophus Michaëlis (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Stars: Gunnar Tolnæs, Zanny Petersen, Nicolai Neiiendam

A group of the researchers from the Earth in a spaceship traveling to Mars, where, to big surprise, finds a peaceful vegetarian and pacifist civilization.

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Village of the Damned (1960)
Not Rated | 1h 17min | Horror, Sci-Fi | 7 December 1960 (USA)
Director: Wolf Rilla
Writers: Stirling Silliphant (screenplay), Wolf Rilla (screenplay)
Stars: George Sanders, Barbara Shelley, Michael Gwynn

In the small English village of Midwich everybody and everything falls into a deep, mysterious sleep for several hours in the middle of the day. Some months later every woman capable of child-bearing is pregnant and the children that are born out of these pregnancies seem to grow very fast and they all have the same blond hair and strange, penetrating eyes that make people do things they don't want to do. Written by Leon Wolters <[email protected]>;

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The Time Travelers (1964)
Not Rated | 1h 22min | Sci-Fi | 29 October 1964 (USA)
Director: Ib Melchior
Writers: Ib Melchior (screenplay), Ib Melchior (story)
Stars: Preston Foster, Philip Carey, Merry Anders
In 1964, a team of scientists is trying to develop a view screen into the future. What they in fact get is a portal and they soon find themselves on the other side, 107 years into the future in the year 2071, when the portal collapses. The Earth of the future is barren and they are soon attacked by mutated humans but rescued by a group of scientists who are building a spaceship to take them to a new planet. They learn that much of Earth was destroyed as the result of a nuclear war. When it's determined that the visitors from the past cannot be included in the planned voyage, they work furiously to rebuild the portal and return to their own time before departure day. Meanwhile, always under the threat of attack from the mutants , friendships are formed and they learn of life in the future including the use of robots for menial tasks. Written by garykmcd
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Forbidden Planet (1956)
G | 1h 38min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 13 June 1958 (USA)
Director: Fred M. Wilcox (as Fred McLeod Wilcox)
Writers: Cyril Hume (screen play), Irving Block (based on a story by)
Stars: Walter Pidgeon, Anne Francis, Leslie Nielsen
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When Adams and his crew are sent to investigate the silence from a planet inhabited by scientists, he finds all but two have died. Dr. Morbius and his daughter Altaira have somehow survived a hideous monster which roams the planet. Unknown to Adams, Morbius has made a discovery, and has no intention of sharing it (or his daughter!) with anyone. Written by Rob Hartill
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The Thing from Another World (1951)
Not Rated | 1h 27min | Horror, Sci-Fi | 22 July 1951 (Brazil)
Directors: Christian Nyby, Howard Hawks (uncredited)
Writers: Charles Lederer (screenplay), John W. Campbell Jr. (based on the story "Who Goes There?" by)
Stars: Kenneth Tobey, Margaret Sheridan, James Arness
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Scientists at an Arctic research station discover a spacecraft buried in the ice. Upon closer examination, they discover the frozen pilot. All hell breaks loose when they take him back to their station and he is accidentally thawed out! Written by KC Hunt <[email protected]>;
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Brain Dead (1990)
R | 1h 25min | Horror, Mystery, Sci-Fi | 19 January 1990 (USA)
Director: Adam Simon
Writers: Charles Beaumont (screenplay), Adam Simon (screenplay) | 1 more credit »
Stars: Bill Pullman, Bill Paxton, Bud Cort

Dr. Rex Martin is a leading neurosurgeon specializing in the cerebral misfunctions that cause mental illnesses, whose expertise is called up by an old school chum, Jim Reston, who is now part of the mega-corporation Eunice. Reston needs Dr. Martin's help in extracting crucial data from the mind of John Halsey, once a top mathematician at Eunice, now a paranoid at the local asylum. Can Dr. Martin help both Halsey and his friend, or is he getting caught up in a corporate nightmare from which he may never escape? Written by EllenRipley112

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Bad Ronald (1974)
Unrated | 1h 14min | Drama, Horror, Thriller | TV Movie 23 October 1974
Director: Buzz Kulik
Writers: Andrew Peter Marin (teleplay by), John Holbrook Vance (based on a novel by)
Stars: Scott Jacoby, Pippa Scott, John Larch

A shy teenager accidentally kills a mocking peer's equally mocking younger sibling, and his mother helps him hide in a spare room in their house. Problems arise when the mother goes for an operation and dies, and the house is sold to a new family, with the teen still living inside. Written by Kyle Palkowski

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I, Madman (1989)
R | 1h 29min | Fantasy, Horror, Thriller | 7 April 1989 (USA)
Director: Tibor Takács (as Tibor Takacs)
Writer: David Chaskin
Stars: Jenny Wright, Clayton Rohner, Randall William Cook

Virginia works at a used book store. She's really into horror novels and discovers a really good book. It's called "I, Madman" and it's about an insane doctor who cuts off people's noses, ears, and hair and puts them on his face to please a girl he likes. Only Virginia discovers that the book is nonfiction, and every time she picks up the book to read it, she sees him. The insane doctor from the book has escaped the book into our reality. Written by Jason Mechalek

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The Creeping Terror (1964)
Not Rated | 1h 17min | Horror, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 1964
Director: Vic Savage (as A.J. Nelson)
Writer: Robert Silliphant (story)
Stars: Vic Savage, Shannon O'Neil, William Thourlby
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A creature that looks like a cross between a Chinese dragon puppet and the Pope sucks up people into its maw. A sheriff, his wife, and a "handsome" scientist battle it to the end, with a sub plot about the evils of bachelorhood. Written by Jonah Falcon <[email protected]>;
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Mission Stardust (1967)
G | 1h 35min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | November 1968 (USA)
Director: Primo Zeglio
Writers: Kurt Vogelmann (screenplay) (as K.H. Vogelmann), Sergio Donati (screenplay)
Stars: Lang Jeffries, Essy Persson, Luis Dávila

This film is based on the popular pulp novel series Perry Rhodan. The story begins with the spacecraft Stardust being launched from Earth to explore the moon in an attempt to discover new deposits of a new element, much more powerful than Uranium or any other source of energy ever discovered. The plot takes a split approach with the Stardust being taken over by a mysterious force, causing it to land on the Dark side of the Moon, and out of contact with Earth. Meanwhile on earth, an organized crime boss has planted an agent amongst the crew of the Stardust to attempt to take the energy source somehow, if it is found. Soon Perry Rhodan and his crew discover an alien starship which has had to make an emergency landing on the Moon due to technical problems. The ship is commanded by the Alien Crest and the beautiful captain Thora. They are informed that Crest, one of the last great scientists of their dying civilization is very ill.The Stardust's Doctor is asked to examine Crest and he ... Written by Rich Sensale

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
PG | 1h 43min | Adventure, Comedy, Romance | 10 August 1984 (USA)
Director: W.D. Richter
Writer: Earl Mac Rauch
Stars: Peter Weller, John Lithgow, Ellen Barkin

Brain surgeon, rock musician, adventurer Buckaroo Banzai is a modern renaissance man and has made scientific history. Shifting the Oscillation Overthruster into warp speed, he's the first man to travel to the eighth dimension - and come back sane. But when his sworn enemy, the demented Dr. Emilio Lizardo, devises a plot to steal the device and bring an evil army back to destroy Earth, Buckaroo goes cranium to cranium with the madman in a battle that could spell doom for the universe. With the help of his uniquely qualified team, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, Buckaroo is ready to save the world on a moment's notice. Written by MGM/UA Home Video

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Flash Gordon (1936)
Approved | 4h 5min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 6 April 1936 (USA)
Directors: Frederick Stephani, Ray Taylor (uncredited)
Writers: Alex Raymond (based on the comic strip by), Frederick Stephani (screenplay)
Stars: Buster Crabbe, Jean Rogers, Charles Middleton

A rogue planet is 'rushing madly toward the earth.' Impending doom creates worldwide pandemonium. But maverick scientist Dr. Zarkov hopes to stay disaster by travelling to the new planet in his experimental rocket. Two chance-met strangers, athletic Flash Gordon and damsel in distress Dale Arden, go with him. Arrived, the trio find Mongo to be a planet of wonders, warring factions, and deadly perils, its orbit controlled by Emperor Ming who has his own sinister plans for earth. Can our heroes, armed only with science and sex appeal, stop him? Written by Rod Crawford <[email protected]>;

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The Green Hornet (1940)
Approved | 4h 18min | Adventure, Crime, Drama | 9 January 1940 (USA)
Directors: Ford Beebe, Ray Taylor
Writers: George H. Plympton (screenplay) (as Geo. H. Plympton), Basil Dickey (screenplay)
Stars: Gordon Jones, Wade Boteler, Keye Luke

Faced with rising crime and increased racketeering activity, intrepid newspaper editor Britt Reid becomes the crime fighter the Green Hornet. Donning a disguise, the Hornet and his brilliant Korean inventor/sidekick Kato fight an infamous racket that's menacing their city. Written by Jeremy Lunt <[email protected]>;
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Brainstorm (1983)
PG | 1h 46min | Sci-Fi, Thriller | 30 September 1983 (USA)
Director: Douglas Trumbull
Writers: Bruce Joel Rubin (story), Robert Stitzel (screenplay)
Stars: Christopher Walken, Natalie Wood, Louise Fletcher

Brilliant researchers Lillian Reynolds and Michael Brace have developed a system of recording and playing back actual experiences of people. Once the capability of tapping into "higher brain functions" is added in, and you can literally jump into someone else's head and play back recordings of what he or she was thinking, feeling, seeing, etc., at the time of the recording, the applications for the project quickly spiral out of control. While Michael Brace uses the system to become close again to Karen Brace, his estranged wife who also works on the project, others start abusing it for intense sexual experiences and other logical but morally questionable purposes. The government tries to kick Michael and Lillian off the project once the vast military potential of the technology is discovered. It soon becomes obvious that the government is interested in more than just missile guidance systems. The lab starts producing mind torture recordings and other psychosis inducing material. When ... Written by Eric van bezooijen <[email protected]>;

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Flash Gordon (1980)
PG | 1h 51min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | 5 December 1980 (USA)
Director: Mike Hodges
Writers: Lorenzo Semple Jr. (screenplay), Michael Allin (adaptation)
Stars: Sam J. Jones, Melody Anderson, Max von Sydow

Flash Gordon is an American football hero who is skyjacked aboard Dr. Hans Zarkov's rocketship along with his beautiful girlfriend Dale Arden. The threesome are drawn into the influence of the planet Mongo, ruled by Emperor Ming the Merciless. The evil Ming has been testing Earth with unnatural disasters, and deeming our world a threat to his rule. He also intends to take Dale as his concubine, attempts to execute Flash and intends to destroy Earth. Flash must avoid the amorous attentions of Ming's daughter, and unite the warring kingdoms of Mongo to rescue Dale and save our world. Written by David Thiel <[email protected]>;

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