COUNT YORGA, VAMPIRE
Weeks after her mother dies, Donna (Donna Anders) and her boyfriend, Michael (Michael Macready), invite Bulgarian emigre Count Yorga (Robert Quarry) to conduct what turns out to be a failed seance. Donna's friends Erica (Judith Lang) and Paul (Michael Murphy) give the count a ride back to his estate and are attacked while leaving. The next day, Erica visits blood specialist Dr. Jim Hayes (Roger Perry), who finds bite marks on her neck and concludes that Yorga is a vampire and must be stopped.
A U.S. satellite transporting a secretly engineered creature crashes to Earth near Los Angeles. Police officers Ian McLemore (Charles Napier) and Carla Sandbourn (Ann Turkel) are assigned to pursue the escaped mutant beast. Along the way, they clash with their superior, Capt. Robertson (Bo Svenson), and the scientists behind the project. Psychic Lady Elaine Wentworth (Julie Newmar) also lends them a hand before McLemore and his chain saw do battle with the beast in a fight to the finish.
DR. PHIBES RISES AGAIN
The sinister Dr. Phibes (Vincent Price) has returned and is once again determined to resurrect his deceased wife. Assisted by the beautiful Vulnavia (Valli Kemp), Phibes must retrieve a set of ancient scrolls before he can complete his plan, leading to a trek across Egypt. Among those crossing the villain's path is Darius Biederbeck (Robert Quarry), an explorer who seeks immortality. Phibes plots the deaths of his pursuers, making sure that they are dispatched in unusual and gory ways.
EARTH GIRLS ARE EASY
In this musical comedy, Valerie (Geena Davis) is dealing with her philandering fiancé, Ted (Charles Rocket), when she finds that a trio of aliens (Jeff Goldblum, Jim Carrey, Damon Wayans) have crashed their spaceship into her swimming pool. Once the furry beings are shaved at her girlfriend's salon, the women discover three handsome men underneath. After absorbing the native culture via television, the spacemen are ready to hit the dating scene in 1980s Los Angeles.
Obsessive scientist Dr. Pretorius (Ted Sorel) successfully discovers a way to access a parallel universe of pleasure by tapping into the brain's pineal gland. When he is seemingly killed by forces from this other dimension, his assistant, Dr. Crawford Tillinghast (Jeffrey Combs), is accused of the murder. After psychiatrist Katherine McMichaels (Barbara Crampton) and detective Bubba Brownlee (Ken Foree) take the case, the trio risks a return to the other world in order to solve the mystery.
HOWLING II: YOUR SISTER IS A WEREWOLF
After his sister is turned into a werewolf and subsequently killed, Ben White (Reb Brown) decides to help the enigmatic Stefan Crosscoe (Christopher Lee) fight the growing population of lupine monsters, along with the lovely Jenny Templeton (Annie McEnroe). Traveling to Transylvania, Ben, Jenny and Crosscoe attempt to hunt down the powerful werewolf queen, Stirba (Sybil Danning), and must face her furry followers, as well as other supernatural forces.
IT! THE TERROR FROM BEYOND SPACE
It's the future -- 1973 -- and a rescue team is sent to fetch Col. Edward Carruthers (Marshall Thompson), the lone survivor of the first manned flight to Mars. Though he's slated for the firing squad after ostensibly murdering his entire crew, he insists that a Martian monster is to blame for the deaths. Cmdr. Van Heusen (Kim Spalding) and the team doubt Carruthers' claims, until more mysterious killings occur. To their horror, they realize the bloodthirsty beast is on board the ship with them.
After making a horrific discovery in the basement of an old abandoned church, Trish (Gina Philips) and her brother Darry (Justin Long) watch their routine road trip home from college turn into a heart-stopping race for their lives. They find themselves the chosen prey of an indestructible force that relentlessly pursues them and gives a new and chilling meaning to the old song "Jeepers Creepers."
MARS NEEDS WOMEN
Five ambassadors from Mars, led by Dop (Tommy Kirk), come to Earth in search of one thing: women. Because of a strange genetic defect, Mars women can produce only males, and their species is now on the verge of extinction. The Martians court all likely candidates, such as a stripper (Bubbles Cash), a flight attendant (Donna Lindberg) and a doctor (Yvonne Craig). Some red-blooded American men, however, are not happy about this scheme and aim to stop it.
NIGHT OF THE COMET
After a rare comet sighting, teen sisters Regina (Catherine Mary Stewart) and Samantha (Kelli Maroney) find that they're among the only survivors of a zombie attack. The girls partner with another survivor, Hector (Robert Beltran), but as they try to avoid the zombies, they're sought by scientists who want to experiment on their bodies in the hope of finding an antidote. Dodging both the doctors and the undead, they keep moving in the hope that they can continue to stay alive.
Although Count Dracula (David Niven) has plenty of victims, he's grown lonely, and wants nothing more than to bring back to life his great love, Countess Vampira (Teresa Graves). The trouble is, he needs a very rare blood type in order to revive her, and, despite having opened up his castle to tourists, none of them is a match. It's not until a group of Playboy models visits that he finds it, but, when he administers it to Countess Vampira, her skin color changes from white to black.
A centuries-old vampire, the countess (Lauren Hutton) has kept her youthful look by drinking the blood of male virgins. Since she finds this prey challenging to come by, she is thrilled when she meets young Mark Kendall (Jim Carrey), who wants to lose his virginity, yet has a reluctant girlfriend, Robin (Karen Kopins). After luring Mark away from a club, the countess drinks his blood, but the hapless guy isn't sure what has happened until he starts exhibiting unusual symptoms.
POLTERGEIST II: THE OTHER SIDE
The Freelings have escaped their haunted house, which is now being studied by paranormal investigators, including shaman Taylor (Will Sampson). When Taylor realizes that the Beast, masquerading as the Rev. Kane (Julian Beck), knows where young Carol Anne Freeling (Heather O'Rourke) now lives, he goes to warn the family that their daughter is in danger again. To protect Carol, her father, Steve (Craig T. Nelson), and the rest of the family must plot to take down the Beast.
Psychically attuned youngster Carol Anne (Heather O'Rourke) is sent to live in Chicago with her Uncle Bruce (Tom Skerritt) and Aunt Pat (Nancy Allen). But that doesn't mean that she's escaped the apparitions that have haunted her in the past. When she starts experiencing terrifying visions, her school psychologist believes that they're figments of her imagination. But this becomes hard to believe when ghostly foes start inhabiting the mirrors in her relatives' high-rise apartment.
Nick Pirandello (James Belushi) is considered to be the best of the best among his colleagues at the CIA. So, when the agency loses its inside man on a top-secret mission, Nick is recruited to work with an everyday citizen, meek suburban dad Bob Wilson (John Ritter), who is the spitting image of the agent initially assigned to the case. Not only is Bob unaccustomed to the nature of dangerous CIA work, he also finds Nick's claims that the mission involves aliens a bit suspect.
Answering a NASA message intended for aliens, a space being tries to contact mankind, but an American missile grounds his ship. Scrambling, the so-called Starman (Jeff Bridges) inhabits the body of a late Wisconsinite and kidnaps the dead man's widow, Jenny Hayden (Karen Allen). Determined to reunite with a vessel from his home planet at a predetermined site, Starman and Jenny travel to Arizona. Pursued by military officials trying to kill him, Starman forges a lasting bond with Jenny.
In 1958 alien invaders abduct the residents of Centerville, Ill., usurping the townspeople's bodies as their earthbound manifestations. Decades later, on a family visit to Centerville, New Yorker Margaret Newman (Diana Scarwid) mysteriously goes missing. Margaret's ex-husband, professor Charles Bigelow (Paul Le Mat), suspects there is more afoot than mere foul play, and he partners with intrepid tabloid reporter Betty Walker (Nancy Allen) to investigate.
When high school nerd Scott Howard (Michael J. Fox) learns from his father, Harold (James Hampton), that being a werewolf runs in the family, he decides to take advantage of his freakish trait. With his newfound strength and agility, Scott quickly becomes the hero of his school's basketball team while winning over longtime crush Pamela Wells (Lorie Griffin). As he grows more popular, Scott worries he is being celebrated as a novelty rather than for who he is.
TEEN WOLF TOO
Although awkward college student Todd Howard (Jason Bateman) is particularly adept at science, he's paying for school with an athletic scholarship that he will lose should he not fare well in an upcoming boxing tournament. Luckily for Todd, he has inherited the same family curse that once turned his cousin into a werewolf. As he transforms into the hairy, fanged, howling monster, he finds both his physical agility and his popularity skyrocketing -- but at what cost?
THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES
In a desperate attempt to reach his ill wife, organist Anton Phibes (Vincent Price) is horrifically disfigured in a car accident and presumed dead. When he learns that his wife died during an operation, Phibes blames her surgeons and plots an elaborate revenge to punish them for their incompetence. With the help of a mute assistant (Virginia North), Phibes creates a mask resembling his own face and murders the surgeons one by one using bizarre methods inspired by the biblical plagues.
THE AMITYVILLE HORROR
Chiller about a family who is terrorized by supernatural forces when they move into a new house in New York State which was the scene of a recent mass killing and the home of an 18th-century satanist. When swarms of flies appear from nowhere and the pipes and walls begin to ooze slime and blood, they call on a local priest to exorcise the evil spirits.
THE BEAST WITHIN
Driving near a small Mississippi town in 1964, newlyweds Eli (Ronny Cox) and Caroline (Bibi Besch) experience car trouble. When Eli goes off to look for help, Caroline gets raped and is made pregnant by a horrible creature. Years later the child, now teenager Michael (Paul Clemens), finds himself undergoing an inexplicable physical change that compels him to return to that area in Mississippi. Soon dead bodies start piling up while his desperate parents struggle to understand what's happening.
THE CONQUEROR WORM
A disturbing tale of evil set during the English Civil War. When Matthew Hopkins is appointed Witchfinder General by the Puritans under Cromwell, he is empowered to travel the countryside with his henchmen and collect a fee for each witch from whom he extracts a confession - a policy which is exploited to the full.
THE MONSTER THAT CHALLENGED THE WORLD
An earthquake doesn't just shake up Southern California -- it awakens a nest of monsters lurking in the Salton Sea. These bloodthirsty sea snails are gobbling up anyone who sets foot in the water. And when the creatures move on to land in search of wider hunting grounds, they launch a reign of terror that threatens to spread across the whole country. Humanity's only hope rests on a crew of intrepid scientists and Lt. Cmdr. John Twillinger (Tim Holt).
Siren II, a submarine under the command of Capt. Phillips (R. Lee Ermey), ventures into the deep on a mission to recover the missing Siren I. Their quest is hindered when the submarine becomes entangled in a patch of toxic seaweed. Nearby, Phillips and his crew find an air-filled underwater cave where the government conducts sinister genetic experiments. The heroic rescue mission soon transforms into a desperate fight for survival as the crew battles hordes of mutant sea creatures.
In order to get his life back as a wizard, Torok the troll plans to take over an apartment building. His first step is to possess young Wendy Potter (Jennifer Beck). Her brother, Harry (Noah Hathaway), is the only one who suspects something is wrong. Fortunately, neighbor Eunice St. Clair (June Lockhart) is a witch and not only believes Harry but also agrees to help him. Meanwhile, as Torok, Wendy starts transforming other building tenants into mythical creatures, and only Harry can stop him.
American soldiers, led by The Sarge (Tim Thomerson), are stuck behind Nazi enemy lines. As they make their way across the Italian countryside, they come across an alien spaceship that has crash-landed in the woods. The alien pilot is dead, but one of the ship's passengers (William Paulson) is on the loose. As the GIs hunt down the alien by splitting into smaller groups, they're not only tracked by the Nazis, but also a whole host of other aliens come to save their stranded party.