In a futuristic society, some people are selected at birth to become soldiers, and trained in such a manner that they become inhuman killing machines. One of the most succesfull and older of these soldiers (Russell) is pitted against a new breed of soldiers, and after the confrontation is believed to be dead. His body is left behind in a semi-abandoned colonial planet, where everything is peaceful, and he is taught about the other aspects of life. But eventually he has to fight the new breed of soldiers again, this time to defend his new home…
Water Wars (2014) Cirio H. Santiago, Jim Wynorski, Alvin Anson, Beau Ballinger, Monica Leigh, Action, Sci-fi
Twilight’s Last Gleaming (1977) Robert Aldrich, Burt Lancaster, Richard Widmark, Roscoe Lee Browne, Sci-Fi, Thriller
A renegade USAF general, Lawrence Dell, escapes from a military prison and takes over an ICBM silo near Montana and threatens to provoke World War 3 unless the President reveals details of a secret meeting held just after the start of the Vietnam War between Dell and the then President’s most trusted advisors.
Omicron (1963) Ugo Gregoretti, Renato Salvatori, Rosemary Dexter, Gaetano Quartararo, Comedy, Sci-Fi
In this Italian sci-fi comedy the corpse of a laborer is inhabited and revived by an Omicron – an alien being. When the creature becomes accustomed to the body, he returns to the worker’s former job and begins operating the machines at an incredible speed. Soon he finds himself involved in a labor dispute and even falling in love. In the end, the dead laborer’s body rebels and the alien must return to his Venusian home.
F.M. discovers that different sonic frequencies induce different patterns of behaviour in listeners, first in his own studio but later in the local “H-Burger” restaurant where the passive muzak appears to be wiping people’s emotions.
The Flight That Disappeared (1961) Reginald Le Borg, Craig Hill, Paula Raymond, Dayton Lummis, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A transcontinental flight from Los Angeles to Washington DC, carrying three top scientists, unexplainedly begins a climb to 10 miles up. With all other passengers unconscious, the scientists find themselves in a dimension where time does not exist. There they are put on trial by denizens of the future for their potential involvement in the creation of “the ultimate weapon”.
The Absent-Minded Professor (1961) Robert Stevenson, Fred MacMurray, Nancy Olson, Keenan Wynn, Comedy, Family, Sci-Fi
A bumbling professor accidently invents flying rubber, or “Flubber”, an incredible material that gains energy every time it strikes a hard surface. It allows for the invention of shoes that can allow jumps of amazing heights and enables a modified Model-T to fly. Unfortunately, no one is interested in the material except for Alonzo Hawk, a corrupt businessman who wants to steal the material for himself.
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1941) Victor Fleming, Spencer Tracy, Ingrid Bergman, Lana Turner, Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
Dr. Jekyll believes good and evil exist in everyone. Experiments reveal his evil side, named Hyde. Experience teaches him how evil Hyde can be: he kills Ivy who earlier expressed interest in Jekyll and Sir Charles, Jekyll’s fiancée’s father.
Furia (1999) Alexandre Aja, Stanislas Merhar, Marion Cotillard, Wadeck Stanczak, Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
In a desert town, sometime in the future, a repressive government regime restricts all forms of artistic expression. At night, Theo breaks the law, risking torture and death, to paint his work on public spaces. But when his lover Elia is arrested for committing the same crime, Theo allows himself to be captured hoping to somehow be reunited with her.
Eccentric scientist Harper lives in a spooky mansion with all the trimmings: hidden lab, secret panels, inscrutable butler, and greedy relatives with unusual talents. When Harper seems to be murdered, Charlie Chan (with the uninvited help of No. 4 son) tries to answer such questions as Where’s the body? How can a dead man walk? And how can a secret murder be done in full view of detectives and witnesses?