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On an express train travelling through pre-World War II Germany, American heiress Amanda Kelly (Cybill Shepherd) befriends a cute old nanny, Miss Froy (Angela Lansbury). But when Miss Froy disappears, everyone Amanda questions denies having ever seen her. Eventually Amanda persuades American photographer Robert Condon (Elliot Gould) to help her search the train, during which they discover that Miss Froy wasn't quite what she seemed.
The priceless Blue Water sapphire is coveted by the heirs of Sir Hector Geste - his new wife, Flavia; his daughter, Isabel; and his adopted twin sons, heroic Beau and pathetic Digby. When Sir Hector takes to his deathbed (where he remains for the duration of the film), Beau absconds with the stone, to keep it from his stepmother. Flavia pursues him to North Africa, dispensing sexual favors to promote her schemes.
Wilbur Gray, a horror writer, has stumbled upon a terrible secret, that cats are supernatural creatures who really call the shots. In a desperate attempt to get others to believe him, Wilbur spews three tales of feline horror.
An occult writer fights to save a friend¿s daughter from Satanists.
Stuart Whitman is Shatter, an international hitman who is hiding out in Hong Kong after he has completed a contract out on an African leader. Shatter soon finds out that everyone wants him dead, including the crime syndicate, the cops and the brother of the African leader he killed. Shatter teams up with a kung fu expert (Ti Lung) to try to get the money that is owed to him. Various double crosses and fight scenes ensue.
Peter Cushing stars as a former priest who harbors a dark and horrible secret in his attic. The locked room serves as a prison cell for his crazed, cannibalistic adult son, who acquired his savage tastes in India during his father's missionary work there. Cushing fears that his son will escape to prey upon the effete guests at his rural English estate during a cross-country auto race.
Last of the Hammer Frankenstein films, this one deals with the Baron hiding out in an insane asylum, so that he may continue his experiments with reanimating the dead, along with inmate Dr. Helder, who has been institutionalized for conducting such experiments.
Christopher Lee, Peter Cushing, Stephanie Beacham, Christoher Neame, Michael Coles. Set in swinging London in the early seventies, this attempt to update the Dracula series is set in an abandoned church where a group of hippies are conducting a black mass. Peter Cushing returns to the screen as Van Helsing after an eleven year absence from the series.
An unstable woman is tricked into murdering her husband's lover's husband.
Stan gets a little annoyed when his Mum and Sister keep buying expensive items on hire purchase, but the money he earns for overtime working as a bus driver means that he can afford it... just! His job is secure, as bus drivers are hard to come by, and his overtime prospects are good, until the bus company decide to revoke a long standing rule and employ women bus drivers. Aghast at the thought of no overtime and, therefore, less wages, he joins forces with his long time work colleague Jack to sabotage the new female employees.
Quarrels break out between rival tribes of Stone Age men.
In prehistoric times, a girl is swept out to sea by a cyclone and adopted by a dinosaur.
Baron Zorn (Robin Hardy) keeps his teenaged children locked up and drugged, fearing that his insane wife passed along a congenital curse to them before her own suicidal death. Elizabeth (Gillian Hills) escapes for a brief tryst with a local before being recaptured and subjected to a bleeding process to 'draw out the bad blood.' Emil (Shane Bryant) keeps trying to escape, but is thwarted time and again by his aunt Hilda (Yvonne Mitchell) who runs the house like a prison. One reason the siblings have to be kept apart, is their incestuous attraction to each other. Local wenches are being murdered in the woods, and the superstitious peasants think demons are responsible. A wandering Priest (Michael Hordern) dedicates himself to root out the evil, but isn't taken seriously. Arriving at the castle are two more interested parties: Mountebank scientist-huckster Falkenberg stands to make a small fortune if his strange apparatus can cure the children of their inherited evil. Young Carl (Paul Jones) simply wants to rescue Elizabeth. As more murders mount, Falkenberg enlists village lass Inge (Virginia Wetherell) to play the dead mother in a psycho-drama that he hopes will shock the children from their morbid state; but Baron Zorn's symptoms of derangement soon make it obvious that the doctor is treating the wrong patient...
Christopher Lee rises again after being conjured up by a blood-drinking ceremony performed by some curious worshipers, an he wreaks havoc on London as opnly the vampire can.
A lost girl undertakes a perilous trip across Africa.
A space salvage expert and his partner become involved with a group of criminals intent on hijacking a small asteroid made of sapphire and crashing it into the moon for later recovery. The only place that they can bring the asteroid down without drawing attention to themselves is a far side mining claim. But first they must dispose of the miner. Little known to them, however, is the fact that the miners sister has hired the same salvage team to help her locate her missing brother.
A young man, Paul Carlson, is on a trip and spends the night on count Dracula's castle. Needless to say, he is murdered. When some time has passed, the young man's brother Simon comes to the small town where all the traces ends to look for him.
The Countess is called away to tend a sick friend and imposes on the General to accept her daughter Marcilla as a houseguest. Some of the villagers begin dying, however, and the General's daughter Laura soon gets weak and pale, but Marcilla is there to comfort her. The villagers begin whispering about vampires as Marcilla finds another family on which to impose herself. The pattern repeats as Emma gets ill, but the General cannot rest, and seeks the advice of Baron Hartog, who once dealt a decisive blow against a family of vampires. Well, almost.
Dracula goes after the niece of the monsignor who destroyed his castle.
Hieronymus Merkin has recently turned 40, and is in the midst of preparing a film that details his life's history and development. Portraying himself as a marionette being controlled by an unseen puppet master, young Merkin is led away from the innocence of youth and into the waiting arms of one woman after another by Goodtime Eddie Filth. With Filth's guidance, Merkin steadily transforms into a self-centered womanizer, save only for the longing he feels for his one lost love, Mercy Humppe. As the producers of his life story scream for him to come up with an ending, Merkin must look back and decide what, if anything, he's learned from his experiences.
An American agent teams with Scotland Yard to tackle a counterfeiting ring.
Baron Frankenstein blackmails a brother and sister into helping him with a brain transplant.
Robin Hood gathers a band of rebels to fight against his scheming cousin and the evil sheriff.
Subway excavations unearth a deadly force from beyond space and time.
A very possessive matriarch uses the excuse of a family reunion to strengthen her grip over her relatives.
When a tramp steamer is attacked by a mass of living seaweed, the occupants are forced to take refuge on a strange island.
Small town Satanists lure an innocent brother and sister into their coven.
A sideshow exhibit on torture predicts the deaths of those who view it.
The queen of a lost city possesses the body of a young innocent destined to take her place.
Scientists investigating a meteor shower uncover an alien invasion.
A rebellious caveman leaves his tribe in search of a better life.
A jungle guide time travels to an era of evil brunettes with blonde slaves.
Baron Frankenstein puts a wrongly executed man's brain into a beautiful woman's body.
A substitute teacher changes the lives of the slum children in his class.
A Roman captain tries to keep Druids and his own unit from destroying a Viking empire.
The Theatre of Death in Paris specialises in horror presentations. A police surgeon finds himself becoming involved in the place through his attraction to one of the performers. When bloodless bodies start showing up all over town he realises there could be links with the theatre.
Pop singer Vicki Robbins collapses from exhaustion while shooting the 1960's equivalent of a music video, and her physician prescribes a respite on Seagull Island with colleague and bee-keeper, Ralph Hargrove. Vicki finds the Hargroves' bitter marital strife oddly relaxing. But when a mysterious swarm of specially bred attack bees starts killing island residents, Vicki fights for her survival, setting fire to nearly half the structures on the island in her escape.
Residents of a radio telescope laboratory are kidknapped when they answer a mysterious signal from outer space. They are taken to a satelite inhabited only by robots, where they are presented with a series of intelligence tests. Since this is a mystery as well as a sci-fi movie I will only say that the rest of the plot deals with theyre attempt to find out why they've been kidknapped, and how they will get back to earth.
Marshall Thompson, Shawn Smith, Kim Spalding, Ann Doran, Dabbs Greer, & Ray 'Crash' Corrigan as It. Often cited as the film that inspired ALIEN, this fast paced B thriller takes place on an earth bound space ship featuring a mysterious stowaway - a blood-drinking Martian with claws that can rip through metal.
The words on an Egyptian prince''s burial shroud revive a vengeful mummy.
Horror drama starring Andrews as a mad scientist determined to bring dozens of frozen Nazis back to life after he has kept them in a meat locker (in uniform) since the end of WW II. He succeeds in making the Germans ambulatory, but he can't get their brains to work. To remedy this, his colleague snips the head off a female friend of Andrew's niece. They attach the head to a complicated apparatus in the hopes that her telepathic powers will aid them in their experiments.
Four men are brutally murdered with each victim found lying next to a doll fashioned in his own image, and Inspector Holloway of Scotland Yard is assigned to the case.
Following a horrifying experience with the occult in Africa, a schoolteacher moves to a small English village, only to discover that black magic resides there as well.
A small town noble uses zombies to work his tin mine and kill his enemies.
Indian snake worshippers turn an explorer's daughter into a hideous monster.
Christopher Lee returns as Sax Rohmer's insidious Asian villain Fu Manchu for the second of his five vehicles. This time Fu Manchu and his army of henchmen are kidnaping the daughters of prominent scientists and taking them to his remote island headquarters. Instead of asking for ransom, Fu demands that the fathers help him to build a death ray, which he intends to use to take over the world. But Fu's archenemy, Nayland Smith of Scotland Yard, is determined not to let that happen...
A Russian monk claiming healing powers insinuates himself into Russia's royal family.
Four travelers unwittingly revive the bloodsucking count.
An unearthed mummy returns to life to claim the reincarnation of his lost love.
A disturbed young man tries to prove his nanny is out to kill him.
Five strangers board a train and are joined by a mysterious fortune teller who offers to read their Tarot cards. Five separate stories unfold: An architect returns to his ancestoral home to find a werewolf out for revenge; a doctor discovers his new wife is a vampire; a huge plant takes over a house; a musician gets involved with voodoo; an art critic is pursued by a disembodied hand.
On a trip to meet his girlfriend's family, a young man uncovers deadly secrets.
). Ronald Lewis, Oliver Reed, Duncan Lamont, Yvonne Romain, Catherine Woodville, Glyn Houston, Sean Lynch. After facing court martial for false charges of cowardice, a half caste British officer joins a gang of roving bandits in India while plotting his revenge.
Explorers uncover a lost kingdom ruled by an immortal queen.
A religious fanatic imprisons her late son''s sinful fiancee.
An amnesiac stumbles on to a murder plot.
A collector of esoterica, Dr. Maitland, buys an unusual skull from his ordinary source of artifacts. The skull is what remains of marquis De Sade. Much too soon he discovers how the skull affects him: by turning him into a frenzied killer.
The parents of children living in Jamaica, afraid that the kids are growing up uncivilized, decide to send them to England. But during the voyage, the childrens' ship is boarded by pirates and in the confusion the children wind up trapped on the pirate ship. The children view it as a lark, and one of them, a girl named Emily, develops an unusual bond with Chavez, the pirate captain. The superstitious pirates can't wait to unload the kids at the first port, but a tragedy prevents it, and Emily's relationship with Chavez takes a fateful twist.
Former OSS officer Alan Holiday (Leslie Nielsen), now living in London, is visited on New Year's Eve by Catherine Carrel (Alizia Gur) who says she is a close friend of Jules Lemoine (Hugh Latimer) who served with Holiday during the war. Lemoine urgently requests that Holiday go to Paris on a secret mission. Lemoine visits and wants Alan to deliver a reel of tape which he gives him, and keeps a fake reel himself to deceive enemy agents. Lemoine is killed and the fake tape stolen. Holiday, poses as an assistant to photographer Louis Vernay (Andre Marrane), and they take three models along to further the ruse.
Since the 17th Century when the Lanier's buried a Whitlock woman alive as a witch and took over the Whitlock estate, the Whitlocks have hungered for revenge. Against the wishes of both families, Amy Whitlock (Diane Claire) and Bill Lanier (Jack Hedley)are planning on getting married. The Laniers have sent bulldozers onto the old Whitlock Estate to level the land for a construction project. Morgan Whitlock (Lon Chaney, Jr.) and his daughter Amy make a futile effort to stop the bulldozers that overturn headstones and churn up graves in the Whitlock Cemetary. That night, an overturned coffin opens and Vanessa Whitlock (Yvette Rees), the witch buried centuries ago, rises from the grave. Together with Morgan, they use their supernatural powers and soon, one-by-one, the Laniers meet with fatal accidents. Tracy Lanier (Jill Dixon) follows Amy into the family crypt and is astonished to see Vanessa and her witches in weird supernatural rites.
A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots.
Penniless, Baron Frankenstein, accompanied by his eager assistant Hans, arrives at his family castle near the town of Karlstaad, vowing to continue his experiments in the creation of life. Fortuitously finding the creature he was previously working on, he brings it back to a semblance of life but requires the services of a mesmerist, Zoltan, to successfully animate it. The greedy and vengeful Zoltan secretly sends the monster into town to steal gold and 'punish' the burgomaster and the chief of police, which acts lead to a violent confrontation between the baron and the townspeople.
American salesman Jack Robinson (Pat Boone) falls in love with Englishwoman Cynthia Marley (Erica Rogers) and they visit her family so he can ask for permission to marry her. She points out to him that her relatives are rather eccentric and, by the way, a cousin has just died. The remaining members of the clan are; the sinister Reginal (Velentine Dvall); Percival (Jack Bligh), an inventor who has recently discovered electricity, the phonograph, and several other handy items; Natalia (Andree Melly), a macabre, vampire-like creature; Cornwallis (Dennis Price), a hammy and dapper ex-actor; Grandfather (Erik Chitty), who lies bedridden upstairs; and, by the way, Muldoon (Archie Duncan), who is kept locked up in the fear that he will harm someone. Several attempts are made on his life which leads Jack to believe that the Marleys are a shade past eccentric. He becomes convinced that he is just in the way of one of the Marley's attempts to do away with the other Marleys, especially, during his investigation of the vanishing Marleys, when he learns that the family fortune consists of one million dollars and one of the Marleys intends to end up with all of it. He wants to contact the police but there is no phone or car on the premises.
In this engaging costume melodrama of skulduggery on the low seas set back in the 18th-century, the Royal Crown suspects a bit of smuggling is going on in this locale, and they send Captain Collier (Patrick Allen) and his crew to check it out. As the Captain gets into his investigation, mysterious swamp phantoms cloud up the real issue which seems plain enough to see. Captain Collier suspects that the odd village vicar (Peter Cushing) might be hiding something, and what better way to do that than by fortuitous ghosts to scare away the curious, or by posing as someone he is not?
A small-town doctor''s experiments leave a trail of dead bodies.
An actress hired to con a psychiatrist falls for her mark.
A scientist fights to evade Communist agents out to get his new formula.
When a journalist dies, his brother takes up his investigation of a smuggling ring.
A mystery writer's real life turns to intrigue when her criminal husband escapes from prison.
Mr. Drake and his wife live a nice, quiet life on their Sussex farm, until one of their ducks lays a radioactive egg made of uranium! When the government finds out about this, the Armed Forces storm onto the farm in a frantic search for the duck responsible.
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