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Hot Moves (1984)

Hot Moves (1984) is a 1980s coming of age teen comedy directed by Jim Sotos (who also directed the 1980s horror classic Sweet Sixteen with Aleisa Shirley and Dana Kimmell). Hot Moves stars Deborah Richter, Jill Schoelen, Monique Gabrielle, Michael Zorek, Adam Silbar and Jeff Fishman. Hot Moves is an early forerunner for such cheeky… read more »

Hot Rod (1979)

The 1979 film Hot Rod, also known as Rebel of the Road, is a low-budget made-for-TV film directed by George Armitrage, who later directed a few renowned films such as Grosse Pointe Blank. The movie stars Gregg Henry, a Judge Reinhold-resembling actor, along with Pernell Roberts of Bonanza fame, Robin Mattson as the love interest… read more »

Attila flagello di Dio (1982)

Attila flagello di Dio (1982) is an Italian sword-and-sorcery film directed by Franco Castellano and Giuseppe Moccia and starring Angelo Infanti, Anna Kanakis, Armando Marra, Mario Pedone, Elsa Vazzoler, Enrico Antonelli and Iris Peynado. Attila flagello di Dio (1982) Plot Summary The story centers around a rag tag band of medieval warriors defending their home.The… read more »

The Jezebels (1975)

The Jezebels (1975)  is a film released in the United States the film is also known as Maggie’s Stiletto Sisters, Playgirl Gang and Switchblade Sisters. But it was marketed in other countries under various other monikers. My personal favorite being the German version…Die Bronx-Katzen. In my mind I imagine Germans saying it with a little stank… read more »

Galactic Gigolo (1987)

The 1987 film Galactic Gigolo is a comedy science fiction film directed by Gorman Bechard. The movie stars Carmine Capobianco, Debi Thibeault, and Frank Stewart. Galactic Gigolo (1987) Plot The alien Eoj (played by Carmine Capobianco) wins a vacation prize from a game show, which is a trip to Earth in which the alien can… read more »

Seedpeople (1992)

The film Seedpeople (1992) is a low-budget horror film produced by Charles Band. The movie was released to poor audience reception, but has since become a cult classic film. The movie is an essential rip-off of the cult classic from the 1950s, Invasion of the Body Snatchers. The movie stars Andrea Roth, J. Marvin Campbell,… read more »

Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf (1985)

The 1985 horror film Howling II: Your Sister Is a Werewolf is a horror movie directed by Philippe Mora and starring Christopher Lee and Sybil Danning. The movie has since become a cult classic. Plot Summary When Ben (played by Reb Brown) goes to the funeral of his sister (a former journalist) he meets a… read more »

In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011)

The 2011 film In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds is a sword-and-sorcery fantasy film directed by Uwe Boll, and starring Dolph Lundgren and Natassia Malthe. In the Name of the King 2: Two Worlds (2011) Plot A former Special Forces combat expert, Granger (played by Dolph Lundgren) lives in Vancouver. He is suddenly… read more »

Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988)

The 1988 film Assault of the Killer Bimbos is a comedy low-budget film starring Elizabeth Kaitan, Christina Whitaker, Debi Thibeault, Tammara Souza, Nick Cassavetes, and Griffin O’Neal. The movie was directed by Anita Rosenberg. It opened to less than stellar ratings but has since become a cult classic. Assault of the Killer Bimbos (1988) Plot Two… read more »

Tammy and the T-Rex (1994)

The 1994 comedy sci-fi film Tammy and the T-Rex is a low-budget film written & directed by Stewart Raffill. The movie stars Denise Richards and an early appearance by Paul Walker. The film was shot in locations that were all just a few minutes from the director’s house, and the movie was conceptualized by a… read more »

I Come in Peace (1990)

The 1990 film I Come in Peace is a science fiction film starring Dolph Lundgren. Also known as Dark Angel, the film was not a box office success but did receive some level of recognition in later years as a cult classic on video. I Come in Peace (1990) Plot A cop in Houston, Jack Caine… read more »

List of 1981 Films From Cult Celebrities

The year 1981 was a great year for films. However, this is Cult Celebrities, so we can’t give you a list of mainstream movies from 1981 like Raiders of the Lost Ark or Chariots of Fire. Everybody watches those. We gotta go real obscure here. So to kick things off, let’s start with some of… read more »

Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002)

The movie Shark Attack 3: Megalodon (2002) is a sequel to the first Shark Attack movie from 1999. The sharksploitation movie was released direct to video in 2002 and has become a cult icon in the shark movie genre due to the objectively terrible special effects and production value. Shark Attack 3 Plot Summary Divers… read more »

Shark in Venice (2008)

The film Shark in Venice (2008) is a sharksploitation film directed by Danny Lerner and stars Stephen Baldwin, Vanessa Johansson and Giacomo Gonnella. The movie was released to negative critical reception. Filmed in Bulgaria, the setting was changed to Venice in order to seem more attractive to audiences. Shark in Venice (2008) Plot A man… read more »

Shark Lake (2015)

The movie Shark Lake (2015) is a sharksploitation film directed by Jerry Dugan, and starring Dolph Lundgren. The movie was released to poor critical reception. Shark Lake (2015) Plot Summary Set in Lake Tahoe, California, a local cop named Meredith (played by Sara Malakul Lane) is a single mom in a quiet town. However, a… read more »

Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015)

The film Mega Shark vs. Kolossus (2015) is a sharksploitation film which is part of the Mega Shark franchise produced by The Asylum. The movie is a low-budget film written by Edward DeRuiter and directed by Christopher Douglas-Olen Ray. The movie stars Illeana Douglas, Amy Rider, Brody Hutzler, and Tara Price. Mega Shark vs. Kolossus Plot… read more »

Sharkman (2005)

Sharkman (2005), also known by the name Hammerhead: Shark Frenzy, is a sharksploitation movie created for the SyFy Channel. The movie was directed by Michael Oblowitz and written by Boaz Davidson. Sharkman (2005) Plot A man named Paul King (played by Anton Argirov) passes away after a battle with cancer. A few years later, his scientist… read more »

Shark Zone (2003)

Shark Zone (2003) is a sharksploitation film that was directed by Danny Lerner, and went directly to video. The film was critically panned, but is a cult film within the niche. Shark Zone (2003) Plot Divers searching for treasure in an underwater shipwreck are attacked by sharks, leaving only Jimmy (played by Dean Cochran) as… read more »

Great White (1981)

The film Great White (1981) is an Italian sharksploitation film released after the success of Jaws. Universal Pictures sued to have the movie blocked from theatrical distribution in the US. The movie stars James Franciscus, Ennio Girolami, Giancarlo Prete, Vic Morrow, Stefania Girolami Goodwin, Massimo Vanni and Micaela Pignatelli. Great White (1981) Plot Summary The… read more »

Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus (2009)

The 2009 film Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus is a sharksploitation B-movie created by The Asylum. The movie stars Debbie Gibson and Lorenzo Lamas. Mega Shark vs. Giant Octopus Plot A large iceberg splits from the ice in the Arctic, and a frozen megalodon (also known as a mega shark) and a giant prehistoric octopus begin to… read more »