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Night of the Comet (1984)

The 1984 film Night of the Comet is a sci-fi film with elements of horror and comedy, starring Catherine Mary Stewart and Kelli Maroney. A low budget film upon release, it has since garnered significant recognition as a cult classic film. Movie Synopsis As it flies through space, the earth passes through a comet tail shortly… read more »

The Slumber Party Massacre (1982)

The 1982 film Slumber Party Massacre is a Roger Corman-produced horror film starring Michelle Michaels, Brinke Stevens and Robin Stille. It was followed up by several sequels, including Slumber Party Massacre II and Slumber Party Massacre III. Movie Plot A high school senior named Trish (played by Michelle Michaels) throws a sleepover party at her house… read more »

Videodrome (1983)

The 1983 film Videodrome is a science fiction/horror film that has since become a cult classic. A Canadian film, it was written and directed by David Cronenberg. It stars James Woods, Sonja Smits, and Debbie Harry in leading roles. Movie Plot & Synopsis The president of the Toronto station CIVIC-TV, Max Renn (played by James Woods),… read more »

Waxwork (1988)

The 1988 film Waxwork is a horror film that has since become a cult classic. It was directed by Anthony Hickox. Movie Plot & Synopsis A group of students from a small high school visit a wax museum, where they see typical characters from the horror movie genre like werewolves, Dracula, Phantom of the Opera,… read more »

The Ice Pirates (1984)

The 1984 film The Ice Pirates is a comedy science fiction film. It has since become a cult classic. The film was made as a tongue-in-cheek parody of contemporary science fiction post-apocalyptic films, and did well during its theatrical release. Movie Plot In the future, the galaxy is almost devoid of water, making it one of the… read more »

Deathstalker III: The Warriors From Hell (1988)

The 1988 film Deathstalker III: The Warriors from Hell is a low-budget sword and sorcery film. It is the third in a series of four fantasy movies (including Deathstalker, Deathstalker II: Duel of the Titans, and Deathstalker IV: Match of Titans) produced by famous low-budget producer Roger Corman in Argentina throughout the eighties and early nineties. The… read more »

Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone (1983)

The 1983 film Spacehunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone is a science fiction post-apocalyptic film shot in 3D. Although rated low by critics, the film has garnered a cult status. It was released one week before The Return of the Jedi, and marketed as a 3D film in order to differentiate itself. Movie Plot The movie begins… read more »

Evilspeak (1981)

The 1981 film Evilspeak is a horror film, directed by Eric Weston. The film has since become a cult classic. Movie Plot Summary Back in medieval times, a Satanic priest named Father Estaban is banished from Spain by a Catholic church official. In the present day, an American military academy cadet named Stanley Coopersmith (played… read more »