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The Spider (1958)


THE SPIDER (1958)


Earth vs the Spider (original title)
1h 13min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1958 USA
Direction: Bert I. Gordon
Writers: László Görög (screenplay), George Worthing Yates (screenplay)
Actors: Ed Kemmer, June Kenney, Eugene Persson

When a man doesn’t come home one night his daughter and her boyfriend go out searching and encounter a giant spider in a cave near the man’s wrecked car. Coming back with the Sheriff, the spider is seemingly killed by DDT spraying, and the body then hauled for storage in the high school gymnasium. However, a loud dose of rock music by a teenage garage band revives the arachnid and sends it rampaging through the town.


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Trog (1970)


TROG (1970)


1h 33min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1970 USA
Direction: Freddie Francis
Writers: Aben Kandel (screenplay), Peter Bryan (original story)
Actors: Joan Crawford, Michael Gough, Bernard Kay

Anthropologist Dr. Brockton (Joan Crawford) unearths a troglodyte (an Ice Age ‘missing link” half-caveman, half-ape) and manages to domesticate him – until he’s let loose by an irate land developer (Michael Gough) to go on a rampage and kidnap a little girl. Crawford’s last feature


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The Deadly Mantis (1957)


THE DEADLY MANTIS (1957)


1h 19min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller

1957 USA
Direction: Nathan Juran
Writers: Martin Berkeley (screenplay), William Alland (story)
Actors: Craig Stevens, William Hopper, Alix Talton

The calving of an Arctic iceberg releases a giant praying mantis, trapped in suspended animation since prehistoric times. It first attacks military outposts to eat their occupants, then makes its way to the warmer latitudes of Washington and New York. A paleontologist works together with military units to try to kill it.


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It Came from Beneath the Sea (1955)


IT CAME FROM BENEATH THE SEA (1955)


1h 19min | Horror, Sci-Fi

1955 USA
Direction: Robert Gordon
Writers: George Worthing Yates (screenplay), Harold Jacob Smith (screenplay)
Actors: Kenneth Tobey, Faith Domergue, Donald Curtis

After an encounter at sea with an unknown underwater creature, a naval commander works with two scientists to identify it. The creature they are dealing with is a giant, radioactive octopus that has left its normal feeding grounds in search of new sources of replenishment. As the creature attacks San Francisco, the Navy tries to trap it at the Golden Gate Bridge but it manages to enter the Bay area leading to a final confrontation with a submarine.


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The Valley of Gwangi (1969)


THE VALLEY OF GWANGI (1969)


1h 36min | Adventure, Sci-Fi, Thriller

1969 USA
Direction: Jim O’Connolly
Writers: William Bast (screenplay), Julian More
Stars: James Franciscus, Gila Golan, Richard Carlson

Cowboy James Franciscus seeks fame and fortune by capturing a Tyrannosaurus Rex living in the Forbidden Valley and putting it in a Mexican circus. His victim, called the Gwangi, turns out to have an aversion to being shown in public. Another film featuring the stop-action special effects talents of Ray Harryhausen.


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King Dinosaur (1955)


KING DINOSAUR (1955)


1h 3min | Adventure, Sci-Fi

1955 USA
Direction: Bert I. Gordon
Writers: Bert I. Gordon, Al Zimbalist
Actors: William Bryant, Wanda Curtis, Douglas Henderson

A new planet moves into our solar system and four scientists (two couples) are sent to explore Planet Nova. In between romantic interludes, the cast faces an iguana masquerading as a Tyrannosaurus Rex.


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The Green Slime (1968)


THE GREEN SLIME (1968)


1h 30min | Drama, Horror, Sci-Fi
 

1968 Italy | Japan | USA
Direction: Kinji Fukasaku
Writers: Bill Finger (screenplay) (as William Finger), Ivan Reiner (story)
Actors: Robert Horton, Luciana Paluzzi, Richard Jaeckely

A giant asteroid is heading toward Earth so some astronauts disembark from a nearby space station to blow it up. The mission is successful, and they return to the station unknowingly bringing back a gooey green substance that mutates into one-eyed tentacled monsters that feed off electricity. Soon the station is crawling with them, and people are being zapped left and right!


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Masters of the Universe (1987)


MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE (1987)


1987 USA
Direction: Gary Goddard
Writer: David Odell
Actors: Dolph Lundgren, Frank Langella, Meg Foster

On the planet Eternia, Skeletor and his dark army overthrow the Sorceress of Castle Grayskull expecting to acquire her power. He-Man, his old friend Duncan “Man-at-Arms” and his daughter Teela are attacked by Skeletor’s soldiers and they defeat them. They also rescue their prisoner, the inventor and locksmith Gwildor. He explains that he was lured by Evil-Lyn that used his invention Cosmic Key to open the gates and seize the Castle Grayskull. He-Man and his friends retrieve the prototype of the Cosmic Key trying to release the Sorcereress but they are defeated by Skeletor and his army and Gwildor uses his key to open and portal for them to flee. They come to Earth but lose the key. Meanwhile Julie Winston, who grieves the loss of her parents in a plane crash, and her boyfriend Kevin Corrigan find and activate the key, believing it is a foreign musical instrument. On Eternia, Evil-Lyn locates the Cosmic Key and Skeletor sends her with a group of mercenaries and soldiers to vanquish.


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Conan the Barbarian (1982)


CONAN THE BARBARIAN (1982)


1982 USA
Direction: John Milius
Writers: Robert E. Howard (based on the character created by), John Milius
Actors: Arnold Schwarzenegger, James Earl Jones, Max von Sydow

A village is attacked by the evil ruler of the Snake Cult, Thulsa Doom (James Earl Jones) and his evil warriors, when Thulsa Doom and his warriors kills his parents, a young boy named Conan (Jorge Sanz) is enslaved. Years later, Conan grows up and becomes a mighty warrior and is trained as a fighter. After years as a slave and as a gladiator, Conan is set free. Conan sets out on a quest as he vows to avenge his parents and solve the riddle of steel. Joined by a archer named Subotai (Gerry Lopez), a beautiful thief who falls in love with Conan, Valeria (sandahl Bergman’) and a Chinese wizard (Mako), Conan and his companions sets out to rescue Princess Yasmina (Valérie Quennessen), daughter of King Osric (Max von Sydow), from the Snake Cult, and get his revenge on Thulsa Doom and avenge his parents.


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The Adventures of Hercules (1985)


THE ADVENTURES OF HERCULES (1985)


Le avventure dell’incredibile Ercole (original title)

1961 Italy | USA | Netherlands
Direction: Luigi Cozzi (as Lewis Coates)
Writer: Luigi Cozzi (as Lewis Coates)
Actors: Lou Ferrigno, Milly Carlucci, Sonia Viviani

The film opens explaining the story of Zeus’ Seven Mighty Thunderbolts that kept peace. One day, other vengeful gods (Aphrodite, Hera, Poseidon, Flora) stole these lightning bolts to create chaos. The lack of these thunderbolts has rendered Zeus powerless and sent the Moon on a collision course with the Earth. As the humans on Earth begin to suffer, two sisters named Urania and Glaucia speaks to the Little People and learn that only Hercules can save them now. After hesitation, Zeus finally decides to send Hercules back from the stars to Earth to aid the humans, but the vengeful gods resurrect their own warrior: King Minos. They believe that King Minos, with the help of Dedalos can defeat Zeus with science. Thus begins Hercules’ quest to find the Seven Mighty Thunderbolts, which are hidden inside monsters across the Universe.


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