Search results for "Forrest J Ackerman"

Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

Famous Monster takes a fast-paced, colorful look at the life of science fiction's greatest fan - Forrest J. Ackerman, whose 85 year love affair with the genre helped bring it ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Michael MacDonald
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Ray Bradbury  •  Bobbie Bresee  •  Lon Chaney, Jr.

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

Equinox (1970)

Four friends are attacked by a demon while on a picnic, due to possession of a tome of mystic information, and find themselves pitched into a world of evil which overlaps our ...  (more)

GENRES: Adventure • Horror
DIRECTION:  Dennis Muren  •  Mark Thomas McGee  •  Jack Woods
CAST:  Edward Connell  •  Frank Bonner  •  Barbara Hewitt  •  Robin Christopher

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

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: Horror
CAST:  Patrick Macnee  •  Dennis Dugan  •  Christopher Stone  •  Belinda Balaski

The Wizard of Speed and Time (1989) RT Audience 79%

A Hollywood filmmaker (Mike Jittlov) makes a short for an evil film studio. Unbeknownest to him, the producer has placed a bet of $25,000 that he won't come up with anything ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Music • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Mike Jittlov
CAST:  Mike Jittlov  •  Paige Moore  •  Richard Kaye  •  Deven Chierighino

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

Attack of the 60 Foot Centerfold (1995) RT Audience 29%

DVD release: Jun 1995

Among the finalists for "Centerfold Of The Year" are Angel and her spiteful rival Betty. However, no one is aware of Angel's involvement in a secret medical beauty enhancement ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Fred Olen Ray
CAST:  J.J. North  •  Ted Monte  •  Raelyn Saalman  •  Tammy Parks

The Dead Undead (2010) RT Audience 14%

DVD release: May 2012

Good Vampires battle Zombie Vampires while trying to hide their own identity and prevent the infection from spreading.  (more)

GENRES: Action • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Matthew R. Anderson  •  Edward Conna
CAST:  Forrest J Ackerman  •  Joshua Alba  •  Matthew R. Anderson  •  Laura Chinn

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

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

That Little Monster (1994) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: Mar 2005

A young teenage girl is hired by a strange couple to watch their baby for the night. What the babysitter doesn't know is how strange the couple is, and exactly what kind of ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Horror • Science Fiction
DIRECTION:  Paul Bunnell
CAST:  Melissa Baum  •  Reggie Bannister  •  Andi Wenning  •  William Mills

The Sci-Fi Boys (2006) RT Audience 53%

DVD release: Aug 2006

Legendary all-stars of cinema bring to life the evolution of science-fiction and special effects films from the wild and funny days of B-movies to blockbusters that have ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Paul Davids
CAST:  Peter Jackson  •  Ray Harryhausen  •  Leonard Maltin  •  Forrest J Ackerman

Drive-In Madness (1987) RT Audience 75%

DVD release: May 2008

A compilation of trailers and previews from classic low-budget sci-fi and horror films.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Tim Ferrante
CAST:  James Karen  •  Linnea Quigley  •  Forrest J Ackerman  •  George A. Romero

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
CAST:  Bill Mumy  •  Cassandra Peterson  •  Bob Burns  •  Ray Harryhausen

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

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

Scarlet Moon (2006)

The year is 2030 and the goal is to locate the Scarlet Moon. A fist sized red jewel that is said to hold the power to control the world, loosely tied to ancient visitors from ...  (more)

GENRES: Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Warren F. Disbrow
CAST:  Dominic Gregoria  •  Colin Reynolds  •  Guy Camilleri  •  Annie Donato

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