In a huge space arena, fighters from all over the galaxy come to battle each other in hopes of claiming victory. While most warriors are of various alien species, Steve Armstrong (Paul Satterfield) is a rarity -- a human who aspires to compete in the games. Training with his friend Shorty (Hamilton Camp) and encouraged by the lovely promoter Quinn (Claudia Christian), Steve has a shot at the intergalactic championship, but plenty of extraterrestrial brawlers are eager to take him down.
During a visit to Transylvania, an African prince (William Marshall) gets turned into a vampire by Count Dracula (Charles McCauley). Sealed in a coffin for several lifetimes, "Blacula" reawakens in 1970s Los Angeles. Leaving a trail of bloodless victims in his wake, he pursues Lina (Vonetta McGee), a woman who bears a striking resemblance to his dead wife. Meanwhile, Dr. Gordon Thomas (Thalmus Rasulala) and top cop Lt. Peters (Gordon Pinsent) are hot on the bloodsucker's trail.
BLOOD AND CHOCOLATE
Young Vivian (Agnes Bruckner) has a secret: She is a werewolf and has spent her entire life concealing it. She faces divided loyalties when she finds love with a human male named Aiden (Hugh Dancy), much to the disapproval of some of her fellow packmates, especially Gabriel (Olivier Martinez), who also desires her. But Aiden may no longer love her when she reveals her inner wolf.
DIARY OF A MADMAN
When Judge Simon Cordier (Vincent Price) goes to see Louis Girot (Harvey Stephens), a prisoner he sentenced to death, the criminal insists he is not guilty and that he is inhabited by an evil spirit. Cordier dismisses Girot's claims, but he becomes unnerved when Girot lights himself on fire to supposedly end the demonic possession. After the visit, Cordier, beset by insomnia, begins to have odd visions and starts to wonder if Girot might have been telling the truth after all.
DIE, MONSTER, DIE!
Scientist Stephen Reinhart (Nick Adams) travels to a small town where he plans to visit his fiancée Susan Witley (Suzan Farmer) and meet her parents. Oddly, when he arrives, the townspeople are unfriendly. At Susan's parents' estate, her father, Nahum (Boris Karloff), is acting suspiciously and her mother, Letitia (Freda Jackson), is hidden away in a bedroom. When Stephen and Susan begin investigating the strange behavior in town, they realize that a radioactive meteor is to blame.
Steve Clark (James Marsden) is a newcomer in the town of Cradle Bay, and he quickly realizes that there's something odd about his high school classmates. The clique known as the "Blue Ribbons" are the eerie embodiment of academic excellence and clean living. But, like the rest of the town, they're a little too perfect. When Steve's rebellious friend Gavin (Nick Stahl) mysteriously joins their ranks, Steve searches for the truth with fellow misfit Rachel (Katie Holmes).
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.
Mad scientist Dr. Reeves (Roy Dotrice) uses the body of a downed pilot to build a cyborg he calls "Mandroid" (Patrick Reynolds). Reeves uses Mandroid as a guinea pig for a series of time-travel experiments, and, after the latest test proves successful, he decides to send Mandroid to the junk yard. Mandroid, however, is not amenable to this idea. He escapes and sets out to find Nora Hunter (Denise Crosby), a robotics scientist who might be able to help him get revenge against Reeves.
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN
On the run from a bank robbery that left several police officers dead, Seth Gecko (George Clooney) and his paranoid, loose-cannon brother, Richard (Quentin Tarantino), hightail it to the Mexican border. Kidnapping preacher Jacob Fuller (Harvey Keitel) and his kids, the criminals sneak across the border in the family's RV and hole up in a topless bar. Unfortunately, the bar also happens to be home base for a gang of vampires, and the brothers and their hostages have to fight their way out.
FROM DUSK TILL DAWN 2: TEXAS BLOOD MONEY
A veteran criminal planning a major bank robbery, Buck (Robert Patrick) assembles a team to pull off the heist. When the fugitive Luther (Duane Whitaker) travels to meet the crew in Mexico, he unexpectedly ends up near a bar in the middle of the desert and gets turned into a vampire by one of the establishment's fang-sporting regulars. Before long, Luther joins his fellow felons at the bank, but his newfound blood-sucking ways result in plenty of fierce human and vampire conflict.
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.
Hired by Martin (Meg Foster), the head of a major corporation, a crew including geologist Steven Beck (Peter Weller) descends to the ocean's depths for a mining project. When the undersea explorers find a sunken ship and investigate, they inadvertently bring a malevolent life form on board their vessel. The creature kills some crew members and causes them to mutate, resulting in a battle for survival against an unknown force far below the surface of the ocean.
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.
MONKEY SHINES: AN EXPERIMENT IN FEAR
Athlete Allan (Jason Beghe) becomes quadriplegic after a horrific traffic accident. His friend Geoffrey (John Pankow), who is conducting experiments with monkeys, offers Allan a well-trained monkey named Ella to keep him company and raise his spirits. But the initially healthy bond, which even enables Allan to form a romantic relationship with Melanie (Kate McNeil), gradually disintegrates once Ella begins to channel Allan's underlying rage and takes it out on his loved ones.
Stranded on the road, psychiatrist Karen (Kylie Travis) is offered a ride by Frank (James Belushi), a disturbingly jealous man traveling across Texas with his wife, Rayanne (Shannon Whirry). At a gas station, Frank learns from a crony that Rayanne is cheating on him, so he kills her. Karen escapes to a research facility run by scientist Brian (Frank Whaley) and uses his time-travel technology to try to stop the murder -- but only manages to increase the carnage with every trip back.
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.
SON OF GODZILLA
In this Japanese monster movie, the massive Godzilla comes to the aid of his newborn son, who hatches from an egg on a remote island where scientists are conducting experiments with radioactivity. Revealing a surprising paternal streak, Godzilla tries to teach his much smaller progeny how to use his powers. The father/son team must then battle giant insects, including praying mantises and a formidable spider. Can Godzilla protect his curious tike from the gargantuan bugs?
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.
After a comet disrupts the rain cycle of Earth, the planet has become a desolate, barren desert by the year 2033. With resources scarce, Kesslee (Malcolm McDowell) -- head of the powerful and evil Water & Power Corporation, the de facto government -- has taken control of the water supply. Unwilling to cower under Kesslee's tyrannical rule, a pair of outlaws known as Tank Girl (Lori Petty) and Jet Girl (Naomi Watts) rise up, joining the mysterious rebel Rippers to destroy the corrupt system.
THE ADVENTURES OF BUCKAROO BANZAI
Buckaroo Banzai is caught with his trusted allies, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, in a battle to the death between evil red aliens and good black aliens from Planet 10. Led by demonic dictator John Whorfin, who has taken over the body of Italian scientist Dr. Emilio Lizardo, the aliens try to get the Overthruster back from Buckaroo Banzai. But the good black aliens are willing to destroy earth rather than let these renegades return to their planet.
THE FOUR SKULLS OF JONATHAN DRAKE
Anthropologist Jonathan Drake (Eduard Franz) believes that the men of his family have been cursed for generations by the native South American tribe he studies. Shortly after his brother, Kenneth (Paul Cavanagh), discovers one of the tribe's shrunken heads in his house, he's found murdered and his head goes missing. In pursuit of the tribesman Zutai (Paul Wexler) and a rival scientist (Henry Daniell) who has become a part of the tribe, Drake attempts to end the curse once and for all.
THE OBLONG BOX
Julian (Vincent Price) hides his horrendously disfigured brother, Sir Edward Markham (Alister Williamson), in a tower where he is kept in chains. Anxious for freedom, Edward fakes his death with the aid of an immoral attorney, Trench (Peter Arne), and a pill that puts him into a catatonic state. But the escape plan takes a treacherous turn when Julian unwittingly buries his brother alive -- and he's later unearthed by grave robbers under the employ of malevolent Dr. Neuhardt (Christopher Lee).
THE RAGE: CARRIE 2
When her closest friend commits suicide after being manipulated by the popular crowd, quiet and bookish Rachel Lang (Emily Bergl) decides to get back at the guilty parties. Although Rachel falls for sensitive football player Jesse Ryan (Jason London), she remains determined to punish his callous friends. When Rachel discovers that she has superhuman abilities, it ups the stakes for her revenge, echoing a supernatural incident that occurred decades before.
Disguised as a human, a cyborg assassin known as a Terminator (Arnold Schwarzenegger) travels from 2029 to 1984 to kill Sarah Connor (Linda Hamilton). Sent to protect Sarah is Kyle Reese (Michael Biehn), who divulges the coming of Skynet, an artificial intelligence system that will spark a nuclear holocaust. Sarah is targeted because Skynet knows that her unborn son will lead the fight against them. With the virtually unstoppable Terminator in hot pursuit, she and Kyle attempt to escape.
THEATER OF BLOOD
Edward Lionheart (Vincent Price) is incensed that his last season of performances in Shakespearean plays did not win him a prestigious acting award from critics. After an unsuccessful attempt at suicide, Lionheart is rescued by a group of drug-addicted bums. He then sets out to murder all of his critics, each with a different style of death taken from a Shakespeare play. When Lionheart faces head critic Peregrine Devlin (Ian Hendry), he offers Devlin a second chance to bestow the award.
In this animated adventure, International Rescue scientist and inventor Brains (David Graham) creates a high-tech airship, dubbed Skyship One, designed to circle the world. On its maiden launch, villains hijack the aircraft and a fierce gun fight breaks out, endangering a group of Brains' I.R. colleagues who are on board, including beautiful secret agent Lady Penelope (Sylvia Anderson). The Skyship is left in dire straits, forcing Brains himself to join the rescue attempt.
THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO
In this puppet adventure, the crime fighters known as the International Rescue team, led by the heroic Jeff Tracy (Peter Dyneley) and his equally brave sons, are managing security during the launching of the first manned flight to Mars. Jeff and the boys foil some crooks who want to sabotage the mission, and the craft takes off successfully. But later, as the astronauts try to return to Earth, they encounter grave technical difficulties, and the Rescue team must fly into space to save them.
TWICE TOLD TALES
Vincent Price stars in three horror stories. In "Dr. Heidegger's Experiment," Dr. Carl Heidegger (Sebastian Cabot) reanimates his long-dead fiancée. In "Rappacini's Daughter," psychotically over-protective father Giacomo Rappacini (Price) injects his daughter, Beatrice (Joyce Taylor), full of poisons that kill anyone she comes into physical contact with. Finally, in "The House of the Seven Gables," Gerald Pyncheon (Price) moves into his cursed family mansion with his new wife.