Search results for "Forrest J Ackerman"


Amazon Women on the Moon (1987) RT 60% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Oct 2000

Acclaimed director John Landis (Animal House, The Blues Brothers) presents this madcap send-up of late night TV, low-budget sci-fi films and canned-laughter-filled sitcoms ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  John Landis  •  Peter Horton  •  Joe Dante  •  Carl Gottlieb  •  Robert K. Weiss
CAST:  Arsenio Hall  •  Monique Gabrielle  •  Debby Davison  •  Rob Krausz

Red Velvet (2009) RT Audience 49%

A man and a young woman have a chance encounter at a laundry mat which leads to a story about a birthday party where everyone has been killed by a madman in a white jumpsuit.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Bruce Dickson
CAST:  Henry Thomas  •  Kelli Garner  •  Natalia Baron  •  Forrest J Ackerman

Spine Tingler! The William Castle Story (2007)

Chronicles the last great American showman, filmmaker William Castle, a master of ballyhoo who became a brand name in movie horror with his outrageous audience participation ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jeffrey Schwarz
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  John Badham  •  Diane Baker  •  Sidney D. Balkin

American Scary (2009) RT Audience 51%

DVD release: Feb 2009

A fond remembrance of and tribute to the uniquely American institution of the horror movie host.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  John E. Hudgens
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Douglas Agosti  •  Ernie Anderson  •  Curtis Armstrong

The Naked Monster (2005) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Using soundtracks and extensive footage from many old movies, this spoof/homage of 1950's science-fiction films brings back many favorite actors from these classic movies, ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ted Newsom  •  Wayne Berwick
CAST:  Kenneth Tobey  •  Brinke Stevens  •  John Agar  •  R.G. Wilson

Skinned Deep (2004)

The horror film Skinned Deep begins when a family suffers a flat tire on a barren stretch of road with only a diner dotting the landscape. They meet Granny, the seemingly nice ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Gabriel Bartalos
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Eric Bennett  •  Karoline Brandt  •  Bill Butts

Schlock!: The Secret History of American Movies (2001) RT Audience 63%

DVD release: Dec 2003

You've heard of Hollywood, a town of tinsel and glamour, the town of Paramount, Columbia and MGM. But there is another Hollywood, a place where maverick independent ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Ray Greene
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Samuel Z. Arkoff  •  Peter Bogdanovich  •  Roger Corman

Frazetta (2003)

A documentary on the life of painter Frank Frazetta, who revolutionized science fiction, fantasy and comic art with breathtaking realistic paintings of fantastic heroes, most ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Lance Laspina
CAST:  Frank Frazetta  •  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Bo Derek  •  Kevin Eastman

The Double-D Avenger (2001) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Sep 2001

Three of the biggest and bustiest Russ Meyer stars - Kitten Natividad, Haji, and Raven De La Croix - make a comeback in 'The Double-D Avenger,' the first in a series of sexy ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy
DIRECTION:  William Winckler
CAST:  Haji  •  Raven De La Croix  •  Forrest J Ackerman  •  William Winckler

Attack of the 50 Foot Monster Mania (1999)

Hosted by everyone's favorite vamp, Elvira, this program is a lighthearted look back at the monster movies of the '50s. All the monsters that scared your parents make ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • TV movie
DIRECTION: 
CAST:  Bill Mumy  •  Cassandra Peterson  •  Bob Burns  •  Ray Harryhausen




Dinosaur Valley Girls (1995) RT Audience 25%

DVD release: Dec 2006

Haunted by recurring dreams of Hea-Thor, a gorgeous cavegirl,and a menacing Allosaurus, action-movie star Tony Markham soon finds himself transported, by means of a magic Icon ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Comedy
DIRECTION:  Donald F. Glut
CAST:  Jeff Rector  •  William Marshall  •  Griffin Drew  •  Karen Black

Innocent Blood (1992) RT 41% / Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 1999

A beautiful vampire turns a crime lord into a creature of the night.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  John Landis
CAST:  Anne Parillaud  •  David Proval  •  Rocco Sisto  •  Chazz Palminteri

Nudist Colony of the Dead (1991) RT Audience 43%

Judge Rhinehole orders the Sunny Buttocks Nudist Camp closed down as an affront to the community. The members of the camp enter into a suicide pact, but vow to return for ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Music
DIRECTION:  Mark Pirro
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Steve Wilcox  •  Tony Cicchetti  •  Bea Lindgren

Hard to Die (1990) RT Audience 56%

DVD release: Jun 2004

While doing the inventory for a lingerie outlet in a high rise office building, five attractive women are terrorized by a series of bizarre killings. They suspect that the ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Comedy • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Jim Wynorski
CAST:  Gail Harris  •  Karen Mayo-Chandler  •  Deborah Dutch  •  Melissa Moore

Return of the Living Dead Part II (1988) RT Audience 43%

DVD release: Oct 2004

A group of kids discover one of the drums containing a rotting corpse and release the 2-4-5 Trioxin gas into the air, causing the dead to once again rise from the grave and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Ken Wiederhorn
CAST:  Michael Kenworthy  •  James Karen  •  Thom Mathews  •  Suzanne Snyder

Texas Chainsaw Massacre: A Family Portrait (1988) RT Audience 59%

DVD release: Dec 2000

A documentary about the classic 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' film, including interviews with Gunnar Hansen, Edwin Neal, John Dugan and Jim Seidow.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror
DIRECTION:  Brad Shellady
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  John Dugan  •  Gunnar Hansen  •  Edwin Neal

Evil Spawn (1987) RT Audience 28%

DVD release: Feb 2006

Microbes are brought back to earth via a space probe from Venus. A scientist is using them in experiments on aging, but dies before the work is finished. His assistant ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray  •  Ted Newsom  •  Kenneth J. Hall
CAST:  Bobbie Bresee  •  Drew Godderis  •  Dawn Wildsmith  •  John Carradine

The Aftermath (1982)

DVD release: Aug 2007

After a lengthy space mission, two astronauts (Steve Barkett and Larry Latham) return to an Earth transformed by nuclear war. As renegade gangs and mutants rule Los Angeles, ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Science Fiction • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Steve Barkett
CAST:  Steve Barkett  •  Lynne Margulies  •  Sid Haig  •  Christopher Barkett

The Howling (1981) RT 66% / Audience 58%

DVD release: Aug 2001

After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a newswoman is sent to a rehabilitation center whose inhabitants may not be what they seem.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Horror
DIRECTION:  Joe Dante
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Christopher Stone  •  Belinda Balaski