A strange black meteor crashes near the town of San Angelo and litters the countryside with fragments. When a storm exposes these fragments to water, they grow into skyscraper-sized monoliths which then topple and shatter into thousands of pieces that grow into monoliths themselves and repeat the process.
Directed by Kazui Nihonmatsu. With Eiji Okada, Shun'ya Wazaki, Itoko Harada, Peggy Neal. When a crew of scientists returns from Mars with a sample of the space spores that contaminated their ship, the sample escapes and grows into an enormous, rampaging beaked beast.
Three eerie tales based on actual events are enacted in this film. First, three college students play a prank on a geeky classmate, who is accidentally shot and killed. His vengeful mother forecasts the deaths of the three young men she holds responsible, on 7, 14, and 21 days hence. And, one by one, her grim predictions come true. Next, a ghoulish sound emanates from a mist-shrouded hole in the Earth near where a Missouri boy has lost his dog. The boy's father is lowered into the hole and lets out an agonizing scream! Finally, a senator returning home from a party finds a lost girl on a bridge and learns from her father that she died years earlier!
This is a compilation of three episodes of the series "THE TIME TUNNEL". Plot: Hungry aliens capture time-traveling research scientists (James Darren, Robert Colbert) who venture into the past and future.
Directors: Irwin Allen, Sobey Martin
Stars: James Darren, Robert Colbert, Robert Duvall
Note: found this by accident and figured someone may find it interesting. Released 15 years after the TV series.
Sequel to Planet of the Apes, where another astronaut crashes through the time barrier searching for the missing Taylor. The mission leads him to a subterranean city where mutant humans, who practice mind control, worship a Doomsday weapon capable of destroying the entire planet.
Directed by Don Taylor. With Roddy McDowall, Kim Hunter, Bradford Dillman, Natalie Trundy. The world is shocked by the appearance of three talking chimpanzees, who arrived mysteriously in a U.S. spacecraft. They become the toast of society, but one man believes them to be a threat to the human race.
Following the events in "Beneath the Planet of the Apes", Cornelius and Zira, using Taylors ship, flee back through time to 20th Century Los Angeles, where they face persecution similar to what Taylor suffered in the future. They discover the origins of the stream of events that will shape their furture world.
Directed by Bert I. Gordon. With John Agar, John Hoyt, June Kenney, Susan Gordon. Lonely, deranged puppet-master designs a machine that shrinks people.
The Land Unknown is a 1957 science fiction CinemaScope adventure film about a naval expedition trapped in an Antarctic jungle. The story was allegedly inspired by the discovery of unusually warm water in Antarctica in 1947. It starred Jock Mahoney and Shirley Patterson and was directed by Virgil W. Vogel.
Fantastic Planet tells the story of “Oms”, human-like creatures, kept as domesticated pets by an alien race of blue giants called “Draags”. The story takes place on the Draags’ planet Ygam, where we follow our narrator, an Om called Terr, from infancy to adulthood. He manages to escape enslavement from a Draag learning device used to educate the savage Oms — and begins to organize an Om revolt.
An evil brain from across the universe arrives to conquer earth. Earth's only hope for survival is another alien called Starman, who must use all of his powers to try and defeat the brain.
A Caribbean construction crew frees two frozen dinosaurs and a caveman unearthed by an undersea explosion. When lightning strikes, all three prehistoric creatures are revived. In short order, the tyrannosaurus rex begins a deadly rampage; the gentle herbivore befriends a small boy; and the caveman falls in love with a modern woman.
Directed by Bert I. Gordon. With Peter Graves, Peggie Castle, Morris Ankrum, Than Wyenn. Audrey Ames, an enterprising journalist, tries to get the scoop on giant grasshoppers accidentally created at the Illinois State experimental farm. She endeavors to save Chicago, despite a military cover-up.
A couple are pursued by government agents after accidentally photographing aliens and their spaceship.
A sequel to The Land That Time Forgot. Major Ben McBride organizes a mission to the Antarctic wastes to search for his friend (Doug McClure) who has been missing in the region for several years. McBride's party find themselves in a world populated by primitive warriors and terrifying prehistoric creatures, all of whom they must evade in order to get back safely to their ship.
A U.N. space expedition to the planet Uranus discovers a bizarrely familiar world right out of their own heads, featuring places and people the crew members recall from their past. It's all part of a fantasy created by the planet's master, a giant, pulsating brain that can also turn their worst thoughts into reality.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire is a British science fiction disaster film starring Edward Judd, Leo McKern and Janet Munro. It was directed by Val Guest and released in 1961, and is one of the classic apocalyptic films of its era. The film opened at the Odeon Marble Arch in London on 23 November 1961.
A genius humanitarian is killed in an accident just after winning the Nobel Peace Prize. His father, a brilliant brain surgeon, preserves his brain on life support with hopes of encasing it in a robot body! The resulting being is large, strong, and develops many strange powers.
When a couple are killed in an auto accident their bodies are immediately inhabited by extraterrestrial beings. Taking refuge in an underground cave, the aliens attempt to sabotage the U.S. space program.
Directed by Richard E. Cunha. With Irish McCalla, Tod Griffin, Victor Sen Yung, Rudolph Anders. Heroic, but dull, Fred Maklin and beautiful, but spoiled, Jerrie Turner wash up on an uncharted tropical island. They are soon captured by ex-Nazi Colonel Osler, who also has imprisoned a bevy of beauty contest winners whom he allows to be whipped by his slavering Nazi storm troopers.
Directed by Jerry Warren. With John Carradine, Robert Clarke, Phyllis Coates, Allen Windsor. Four adventurers descend to the depths of the ocean when the cable on their underwater diving bell snaps. The rest of their expedition, believing them to be lost, abandons hope of finding them. Exiting the diving bell, the party finds themselves in a network of underwater caverns.
First Man into Space (1958) In this briskly efficient B-movie from the golden era of British science fiction, brash US Navy test pilot Dan Prescott (Bill Edwards), hungry for fame, rockets himself beyond Earth's atmosphere, only to become encrusted with cosmic dust and return a blood-drinking monster.
In a futuristic society (1991) where apes have gone from being pets to slaves, Caesar, the son of Cornelius and Zira, surfaces after almost 20 years in hiding from authorities, and prepares for an ape revolt against their human masters.
A manned rocket, launched by a team led by Prof. Quatermass, crash lands in the English countryside. Of the three members of the crew, two have mysteriously disappeared. The third, barely alive, undergoes a horrible metamorphosis turning into a monstrous "thing" that begins terrorizing London.
The Martians unleash a direct assault to our planet, with hundreds of force field protected ships. The invasion covers the planet. All major cities are destroyed one after another. Even the atomic bomb can't stop them. If humans can't beat them, who can?
A security agent investigates sabotage and murder at a secret underground laboratory. All scientific activity in the facility is coordinated through a supercomputer called NOVAC which controls two experimental robots, GOG & MAGOG. The agent starts to realize that the computer is being manipulated from outside the facility.
After encountering an unknown creature at sea, the commander of a new atomic submarine works with a pair of scientists to identify then stop a giant octopus from destroying San Francisco including the Golden Gate Bridge.
A ferocious dinosaur, awakened by Arctic atomic testing, terrorizes the North Atlantic seaboard and ultimately New York City.
Our first manned flight to Mars returns after being thought lost in space. Only two survivors of the original four are on board. One has a green amoebic-like growth on his arm slowly spreading. Nothing that the doctors do will kill it. Their only hope is to put the other returnee under hypnosis to recount their experiences on Mars to possibly find a clue.
A centenarian artist and scientist in 1890 Paris maintains his youth and health by periodically replacing a gland with that of a living person.
A librarian is subject to a scientific experiment which goes wrong transforming him into a being who can transform himself between a gaseous state and human form. The Human Vapor uses his new ability to fund the career of his girlfriend, a beautiful dancer by robbing banks.