One day, an alien (Ulli Birve) from the distant planet Epsilon materializes in the Australian outback. She's helped by a local surveyor (Syd Brisbane), who doesn't understand the alien's revulsion at being trapped on Earth. She explains that throughout the galaxy, humans are regarded as destructive creatures who are too ignorant to save themselves from certain destruction. She takes the surveyor on a time-traveling journey around the world to show him the effects of mankind's thoughtlessness.
When warrior Beowulf (Christopher Lambert) learns that the inhabitants of the Outpost are being killed by a monstrous creature named Grendel, he offers to help the king, Hrothgar (Oliver Cotton), fight off the beast. The beleaguered fighters are grateful for his help, but a warrior named Roland (Gotz Otto) grows jealous of Beowulf when he sees him with the king's daughter (Rhona Mitra). As Beowulf learns more about Grendel, he realizes how much danger they all are in.
After falling into a lengthy coma following a freak accident involving hip gyration, a now aged Elvis Presley (Bruce Campbell) wakes up in an East Texas nursing home, where he befriends Jack (Ossie Davis), an African-American senior who claims to be President John F. Kennedy. After residents of their quiet retirement community start dying of dubiously unnatural causes, Elvis and Jack discover that the perpetrator is Bubba Ho-Tep (Bob Ivy), an Egyptian mummy with murderous intentions.
Walking through the woods, friends Matt (Jason Saucier) and Josie (Mary Sellers) come across a corpse. The woman clearly died an unnatural death, but the authorities can't determine exactly what killed her. The investigation soon centers on a local industrial plant that uses the woods as a trash heap for dangerous chemical waste. It becomes clear that the plant's practices have contaminated the trees, turning them into murderous organisms. A bit of logging might be in order.
CREATURE FROM THE HAUNTED SEA
After political unrest breaks out on a Caribbean island, scheming criminal Renzo Capetto (Anthony Carbone) sees an opportunity. He promises to transport a group of exiles out of the country while also taking part of the national treasury. Followed onto the boat by an American agent (Edward Wain), Capetto plans to kill off the exiles and explain that their deaths were from a sea monster. Then he can keep the money for himself. But this plan goes awry when the sea monster actually shows up.
Morgan Sullivan (Jeremy Northam) is an accountant anxious for a more exciting life. He gets his chance when Digicorp hires him as a corporate spy. While carrying out his first missions, however, Sullivan keeps crossing paths with an enigmatic woman named Rita (Lucy Liu), who claims Digicorp is brainwashing him. Soon Morgan is questioning everything about his life, including his own identity -- making things increasingly complicated when he becomes a double agent for Digicorp's rival, Sunways.
Jack Gable (John Candy), a soap opera writer with little in the way of a love life -- and even less job security -- takes a knock on the head one day and wakes up in the very television show he has been writing. He discovers that through his typewriter he can control events in his new reality. At first, Jack believes this will help him impress Laura (Emma Samms), the actress who plays the program's star, but soon he realizes that no matter how much power he has, he can't control everything.
A team composed of an aerospace scientist (Warner Anderson), an ex-Air Force general (Tom Powers) and an industrialist (John Archer) conceive an ambitious plan to land Americans on the moon. From their base in the Mojave Desert, they construct and successfully launch a spacecraft named "Luna" that contains a cargo of four astronauts. But a critical miscalculation of needed power to escape the moon's gravitational pull may put the astronauts' lives in danger.
A group of motorists, including young Judy Bower (Carrie Lorraine), her horrible father (Ian Patrick Williams), her evil queen of a stepmother (Carolyn Purdy-Gordon) and a meek businessman named Ralph (Stephen Lee), become stranded at a spooky mansion during a nighttime thunderstorm. The house's strange owners (Guy Rolfe, Hilary Mason) offer overnight lodgings, but with the dastardly intentions of making their visitors the playthings of their murderous toy dolls.
Valiant scientist Dr. Cory (Lew Ayres) knows he must resort to unorthodox methods in order to save ailing tycoon Tom Donovan, so the surgeon removes the wealthy man's brain and manages to keep it functioning with electrical stimulation. Unfortunately, it isn't long before Donovan's brain somehow possesses the kindhearted Dr. Cory, who then begins to behave like the heartless Donovan. Cory's wife, Janice (Nancy Davis), and friend Dr. Schratt (Gene Evans) try to intervene, with horrific results.
EMPIRE OF THE ANTS
Con artist Marilyn Fryser (Joan Collins) has a steady and profitable racket. Along with an unscrupulous ship captain (Robert Lansing), she takes gullible investors on a cruise of the Everglades and persuades them to invest in a housing development that will never be. But when she and her latest group of suckers go ashore on a small island, they're horrified to discover that illegally dumped toxic waste has created a breed of giant ants set on human destruction.
Video game designer Allegra Geller (Jennifer Jason Leigh) has created a virtual reality game called eXistenZ. After a crazed fan attempts to kill her, Allegra goes on the run with Ted (Jude Law), a young businessman who falls into the role of bodyguard. In an attempt to save her game, Allegra implants into Ted's body the video game pod that carries a damaged copy of eXistenZ. Allegra and Ted engage in a series of experiences that blur the lines between fantasy and reality.
Although NASA scientists are claiming the unexpected eclipse and strange "hot hail" are nothing to worry about, Dr. Hans Zarkov (Topol) knows better, and takes football star Flash Gordon (Sam Jones) and travel agent Dale Arden (Melody Anderson) with him into space to rectify things. They land on planet Mongo, where the despot Ming the Merciless (Max von Sydow) is attacking Earth out of pure boredom. With the help of a race of Hawkmen, Flash and the gang struggle to save their home planet.
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.
HIGHWAY TO HELL
On their way to elope in Las Vegas, teenager Charlie Sykes (Chad Lowe) and his bride-to-be, Rachel Clark (Kristy Swanson), make a wrong turn that brings them face to face with Sgt. Bedlam (C.J. Graham), an undead demon who abducts Rachel and disappears. Then Charlie meets Beezle (Patrick Bergin), a demonic technician who informs him that to free his fiancée he must defeat a hellish highway patrolman in a no-rules road race in which losing means death -- followed by eternal damnation.
HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL
Rich oddball Frederick Loren (Vincent Price) has a proposal for five guests at a possibly haunted mansion: Show up, survive a night filled with scares and receive $10,000 each. The guest of honor is Loren's estranged wife, Annabelle (Carol Ohmart), who, with her secret lover, Dr. Trent (Alan Marshal), has concocted her own scheme to scare Loren's associate, Nora Manning (Carolyn Craig), into shooting the potentially crazy millionaire. But more spooks and shocks throw a wrench into the plan.
Spencer Olham (Gary Sinise) had a perfect life: a loving family and a beautiful wife (Madeleine Stowe). On Tuesday evening he went to bed an acclaimed and well-respected scientist. On Wednesday morning, he woke up public enemy number-one. Now Spencer has to do everything in his power to prove his innocence in a future where nothing is as it seems and paranoia is everywhere.
JAWS OF SATAN
While being transported via train to a carnival, a king cobra is let out of its box by Satan, and it kills two railroad workers. The snake flees into the night, under the influence of demonic powers. It eventually heads toward a small Alabama town, ready to strike in the name of evil. Meanwhile, the town's Roman Catholic priest, the Rev. Tom Farrow (Fritz Weaver), discovers that his ancestor was none other than St. Patrick, who drove the snakes from Ireland. Now, Farrow must do the same.
KILLER KLOWNS FROM OUTER SPACE
When teenagers Mike (Grant Cramer) and Debbie (Suzanne Snyder) see a comet crash outside their sleepy small town, they investigate and discover a pack of murderous aliens who look very much like circus clowns. They try to warn the local authorities, but everyone assumes their story is a prank. Meanwhile, the clowns set about harvesting and eating as many people as they can. It's not until they kidnap Debbie that Mike decides it's up to him to stop the clowns' bloody rampage.
The career of horror icon Paul Toombes (Vincent Price) ends in scandal when his fiancée dies under mysterious circumstances. Freed from the mental hospital where he had been committed, the recovered Toombes and screenwriter Herbert Flay (Peter Cushing) intend to revive his most popular character, Dr. Death, for a television series. But the dead bodies start piling up -- all of them killed in ways that mimic the victims in Toombes' films -- and to clear his name he must find the real killer.
MASTER OF THE WORLD
Mad inventor Capt. Robur (Vincent Price) kidnaps a team on a government expedition to investigate a mysterious crater in Pennsylvania. The team is taken aboard Robur's spectacularly engineered air ship, the "Albatross," which Robur plans to fly around the world to various military installations in his desperate desire to eradicate weapons of mass destruction, thereby bringing about world peace. The kidnapped team's leader, John Strock (Charles Bronson), responds by planning an uprising.
Though well-meaning scientists thought they'd destroyed them all, a single gigantic, murderous "Judas Breed" cockroach, which is capable of taking on the shape of a human, is still on the loose. When the monster follows entomologist Remy Panos (Alix Koromzay) and kills her boyfriend, Jason Mundy (Brian Leckner), Remy becomes the prime suspect. Assigned to the case, detective Klaski (Bruno Campos) grows convinced of her innocence -- and soon joins forces with her to hunt down the creature.
MIMIC 3: SENTINEL
Marvin (Karl Geary), who is hypersensitive to germs, stays inside taking photos of his neighbors, including a suspicious figure he dubs "The Garbageman" (Lance Henriksen) and a pretty woman named Carmen (Rebecca Mader). He lives with his mother (Amanda Plummer) and sister, Rosy (Alexis Dziena), who spends time with the local drug dealer. When people begin to disappear, Marvin starts playing detective but he's soon in over his head when a mutant insect species known as the Judas Breed returns.
Vincent Smith (Rory Calhoun) and his sister Ida (Nancy Parsons) run a rural hotel, but they earn most of their cash operating a food stand that specializes in world-famous sausages. After years of success, however, the duo's upstanding brother, Sheriff Bruce (Paul Linke), eventually discovers the grotesque details of his siblings' booming business: Vincent and Ida are actually plumping up their hotel patrons, killing and dismembering them and then grinding them into frankfurters.
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.
NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
A disparate group of individuals takes refuge in an abandoned house when corpses begin to leave the graveyard in search of fresh human bodies to devour. The pragmatic Ben (Duane Jones) does his best to control the situation, but when the reanimated bodies surround the house, the other survivors begin to panic. As any semblance of order within the group begins to dissipate, the zombies start to find ways inside -- and one by one, the living humans become the prey of the deceased ones.
Evil angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken) rises from hell to declare war on God and humanity. To win the spiritual war, Gabriel has to kill Los Angeles nurse Valerie Rosales (Jennifer Beals) -- and, more importantly, her unborn half-angel baby. Helping Gabriel track Rosales down is a suicidal teenager (Brittany Murphy). Meanwhile, good angel Danyael (Russell Wong) marshals all his heavenly powers to protect Rosales and her child from Gabriel's clutches.
SANTA CLAUS CONQUERS THE MARTIANS
Martian ruler Kimar (Leonard Hicks) is upset that the children of Mars are lazy and under the influence of too much pop culture from Earth. They are obsessed with the planet's television programs and don't want to do much of anything. In an attempt to get the kids peppy again, Kimar orders the kidnapping of Santa Claus (John Call), hoping that the jolly old toymaker will know how to cheer the children up again. But two Earth children are also nabbed, and this complicates things for Kimar.
SCREAM BLACULA SCREAM
When a hated rival, Lisa Fortier (Pam Grier), is chosen to lead the voodoo cult of Willis Daniels' (Richard Lawson) late mother, a vengeful Willis brings the doomed vampire Prince Mamuwalde (William Marshall) back to life. Willis soon finds the vampire too powerful to control, and Lisa agrees to perform a spell that will break the curse placed on the prince. But, when racist sheriff Dunlop (Michael Conrad) gets involved, the vampire unleashes his deadly revenge.
In a sun-scorched post-apocalyptic world largely bereft of water, a group of youthful orphans, including Jason (Jason Patric) and Terra (Jami Gertz), spend their time playing a hard-hitting hockey-like game and defying an authority known as "the Protectorate." When Daniel (Lukas Haas), one of the younger orphans, discovers a strange sphere, it leads to a struggle between good and evil after the scheming Darstar (Adrian Pasdar) swipes the powerful orb.
TALES OF TERROR
Locke (Vincent Price) mourns his late wife, Morella (Leona Gage), but has resentment toward his daughter that manifests itself in terrible ways; Fortunato Luchresi (also Price) is challenged to a wine tasting by his rival, Montresor (Peter Lorre), who has deadly fantasies about Fortunato's wife (Joyce Jameson) ; and Ernest Valdemar (also Price) is dying and, with the help of a duplicitous hypnotist (Basil Rathbone), finds a way to cheat death. Based on the works of Edgar Allan Poe.
A killer called "the Bat" has claimed many lives in the small town inhabited by novelist Cornelia van Gorder (Agnes Moorehead) and her maid, Lizzie (Lenita Lane). As Cornelia implores Dr. Malcolm Wells (Vincent Price) to help her ailing maid, $1 million in the town's bank goes missing. With greed and fear reaching new heights, police Lt. Andy Anderson (Gavin Gordon) goes to Cornelia's house to investigate additional murders committed by the Bat.
Recently widowed psychiatrist Cal Jamison (Martin Sheen) has just moved back to New York City with his young son, Chris (Harley Cross), in an attempt to start over after his wife's horrific accidental death. Cal takes an assignment helping the police with the investigation of a cult-like and bizarre ritualistic double murder. As Cal gets closer to the truth, he realizes that he and those close to him may be the target of supernatural and deadly forces, and that the enemy is closer than he knows.
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 DEVIL BAT
Dr. Paul Carruthers (Bela Lugosi) is frustrated because he thinks his employers, Mary Heath (Suzanne Kaaren) and Henry Morton (Guy Usher), have cheated him out of the company's profits. He decides to get revenge by altering bats to grow twice their normal size and training them to attack when they smell a perfume of his own making. He mixes the perfume into a lotion, which he offers as a gift to Mary and Henry. When they turn up dead, a newspaper reporter (Dave O'Brien) decides to investigate.
To the students at Harrington High, the principal and her posse of teachers have always been a little odd, but lately they've been behaving positively alien. Controlled by otherworldly parasites, the faculty try to infect students one by one. Cheerleader Delilah (Jordana Brewster), football player Stan (Shawn Hatosy), drug dealer Zeke (Josh Hartnett) and new girl Marybeth (Laura Harris) team up with some of their other classmates to fight back against the invaders.
THE PIT AND THE PENDULUM
Elizabeth Barnard Medina (Barbara Steele) has died in the prime of life, and her brother, Francis (John Kerr), wants to know why. Elizabeth's husband, Nicholas (Vincent Price), and her doctor offer differing explanations, but when Francis learns that Nicholas' mother may have been buried alive, he begins to wonder if his sister met the same fate. And when he comes to believe that Elizabeth's spirit wanders about Nicholas' castle, Francis investigates -- and is stunned by what he finds.
THE PROPHECY 3: THE ASCENT
Danyael (Dave Buzzotta) is the offspring of an angel and a mortal woman. After being gunned down in a seemingly fatal shooting, he rises from the dead and realizes he possesses great powers. The evil angels Pyriel (Scott Cleverdon) and Zophael (Vincent Spano) then set out to convince Danyael to do their bidding and help wreak havoc on the planet. But former angel Gabriel (Christopher Walken), who was cast down to earth in human form, tries to sway Danyael toward the path of righteousness.
THE TOMB OF LIGEIA
Verden Fell (Vincent Price) is shattered after the death of his lovely wife. But, after an unexpected encounter with Lady Rowena Trevanion (Elizabeth Shepherd), Fell soon finds himself married again. Nevertheless, his late wife's spirit seems to hang over the dilapidated abbey that Fell shares with his new bride. Lady Rowena senses that something is amiss and, when she investigates, makes a horrifying discovery -- learning that Fell's dead wife is closer than she ever imagined possible.
After going on vacation, Steve (David Rasche) and Jenny Fisher (Colleen Camp) come home to find that Jenny's elderly father has remarried. What's more, his new wife is a real witch -- both literally and figuratively. Her name is Miranda Pierpoint (Bette Davis), and she quickly upends the couple's quiet household. Jenny tries in vain to break the spell Miranda has cast on her father, but her problems get bigger when Miranda's sultry daughter, Priscilla (Barbara Carrera), moves in.
When Jim (Todd Allen) and Linda (Tawny Kitaen) decide to throw a party, Linda's ex-boyfriend -- and Jim's ex-friend -- Brandon (Stephen Nichols) brings out a Ouija board to contact a pleasant, childish spirit named David with whom he communicates often. Apparently, the lines get crossed, because they instead reach across the supernatural divide to the decidedly less pleasant Malfeitor, who uses his connection to the world of the living to wreak havoc and terrify his new acquaintances.