Journey to the Seventh Planet (1962) Sidney W. Pink, John Agar, Carl Ottosen, Ove Sprogøe, Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
A U.N. space expedition to the planet Uranus discovers a bizarrely familiar world right out of their own heads, featuring places and people the crew members recall from their past. It’s all part of a fantasy created by the planet’s master, a giant, pulsating brain that can also turn their worst thoughts into reality.
Earth is under attack in the chilling Cold War classic “The War of the Worlds” (1953). In one of the greatest science fiction films of all time, invaders from another world target a small California town with autonomous probes and laser disintegration rays. A terrifying vision of an America under siege based on the novel by H.G. Wells starring Gene Barry, Ann Robinson and Les Tremayne and featuring Academy Award-winning special effects.
Jack Hill’s Switchblade Sisters is the outlandish, action-packed story of a tough gang of teenage girls – the all-female Dagger Debs – who are looking for love and fighting for turf on the mean streets of the city! bad girls to the core, these impossibly outrageous high school hoodlums go where they want…and create mayhem wherever they go! A riotously entertaining mix of sex, jealousy and massive firepower that critics loved – don’t miss your chance to see one of the wildest films ever made!
The Whistleblower (2010) Larysa Kondracki, Rachel Weisz, Monica Bellucci, Vanessa Redgrave, Action, Biography, Crime
This ripped-from-the-headlines thriller is inspired by actual events. Kathy Bolkovac (Rachel Weisz) is a Nebraskan police officer who takes a job working as a peacekeeper in post-war Bosnia. Her expectations of helping to rebuild a devastated country are dashed when she uncovers a dangerous reality of corruption, cover-up and intrigue amid a world of private contractors and multinational diplomatic doubletalk.
Attack the Block (2011) Joe Cornish, John Boyega, Jodie Whittaker, Alex Esmail, Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Joe Cornish writes and directs this British sci-fi comedy action adventure starring Jodie Whittaker, Luke Treadaway and Nick Frost. While being robbed by a gang of thugs outside the South London tower block where she lives, trainee nurse Sam (Whittaker)’s hooded attackers suddenly break off their assault when a meteorite hits a nearby carpark. As Sam flees the scene, the gang members fend off an attack from a small alien being that has emerged from the crash-site, killing it in the process, and carrying off their prize to their rooftop lair. But now, as Sam and the police search for the gang, a new wave of meteorites fall. With the gang emboldened by their latest victory, they prepare to face their new-found enemy, only to be confronted with an army of much larger, savagely vicious alien monsters, hellbent on finding their comrade.
The Ice Pirates (1984) Stewart Raffill, Robert Urich, Mary Crosby, Michael D. Roberts, Action, Adventure, Comedy
In the far future water is the most valuable substance. Two space pirates are captured, sold to a princess, and recruited to help her find her father who disappeared when he found information dangerous to the rulers. A real Space Opera with sword fights, explosions, fighting robots, monsters, bar fights and time warps.
Burai hijô / Heartless (1968) Mio Ezaki, Tetsuya Watari, Chieko Matsubara, Kôji Wada, Hiroshi Nawa, Thriller, Action
Known as one of the pioneers to establish the Nikkatsu “mood action” genre, Mio Ezaki incorporates road movie scenes with a new theme song sung by Tetsuya Watari, bringing a new flare to the third installment of the “Outlaw” series. This film is based on the confessions of ex-gangster Goro Fujita, who also composed the lyrics for the theme song.
Cyborg (1989) Albert Pyun, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Deborah Richter, Vincent Klyn, Action, Sci-fi, Thriller
Gibson Rickenbacker is a hired fighter living in a plague-ravaged apocalyptic America where a plague has infested most of the United States and the rest of the world. In New York City, Gibson encounters a woman named Pearl Prophet. Pearl reveals to Gibson that she is a cyborg who is carrying vital-information for a group of scientists in Atlanta who are working on a cure to the plague and Pearl hires Gibson to escort her back to Atlanta. But Pearl is kidnapped by “Pirates” a murderous gang led by Fender Tremolo, who wants the cure for themselves and they decide to take Pearl to Atlanta themselves. Gibson, joined by a young woman named Nady Simmons, goes in pursuit of Fender and his gang, as Gibson sets out to rescue Pearl, stop Fender and his gang from reaching Atlanta and defeat Fender who slaughtered Gibson’s family.
The Towering Inferno (1974) John Guillermin, Paul Newman, Steve McQueen, William Holden, Action, Thriller, Drama
Doug Roberts, Architect, returns from a long vacation to find work nearly completed on his skyscraper. He goes to the party that night concerned he’s found that his wiring specifications have not been followed and that the building continues to develop short circuits. When the fire begins, Michael O’Halleran is the chief on duty as a series of daring rescues punctuate the terror of a building too tall to have a fire successfully fought from the ground.