Search results for "Tom Savini"

Horror Effects: Hosted by Tom Savini (1989)

Tom Savini has served as a makeup artist for some of Hollywood's most terrifying -- and disgusting -- creature features. In this instructional program, he takes fans behind ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary • Horror
DIRECTION:  Paul McCollough
CAST:  Tom Savini  •  John A. Russo

Smoke and Mirrors: The Story of Tom Savini (2015)

Tom Savini is one of the greatest special effects legends in the history of cinema, but little is known about his personal life until now. For the first time ever a feature ...  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Jason Baker
CAST:  Doug Bradley  •  Alice Cooper  •  Corey Feldman  •  Sid Haig

Night of the Living Dead (1990) RT Audience 18%

DVD release: Oct 2007

In this remake of the original classic film, a group of people are trapped inside a farmhouse as legions of the walking dead try to get inside and use them for food.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Tom Savini
CAST:  Patricia Tallman  •  Tony Todd  •  Tom Towles  •  McKee Anderson

The Theatre Bizarre (2011) RT 43% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Apr 2012

Down a seedy city street in her neighborhood, young Enola Penny is obsessed with what appears to be a long abandoned theatre. One night, she sees that the front door is ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Tom Savini  •  Richard Stanley  •  Buddy Giovinazzo  •  Douglas Buck  •  David Gregory  •  Karim Hussain
CAST:  Udo Kier  •  Virginia Newcomb  •  Amanda Marquardt  •  Amelia M. Gotham

Chill Factor: House Call (2004)

In poor and lonely farm country, a woman calls a doctor out to make a house call on her strangly-ailing son. And what the old doctor finds when he gets there isn't listed in ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tom Savini

Django Unchained (2012) RT 88% / Audience 91%

DVD release: Apr 2013

With the help of a German bounty hunter, a freed slave sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Western
DIRECTION:  Quentin Tarantino
CAST:  Jamie Foxx  •  Christoph Waltz  •  Leonardo DiCaprio  •  Kerry Washington

The Perks of Being a Wallflower (2012) RT 86% / Audience 89%

DVD release: Feb 2013

A coming-of-age story based on the best-selling novel by Stephen Chbosky, which follows 15-year-old freshman Charlie, an endearing and naive outsider who is taken under the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Chbosky
CAST:  Logan Lerman  •  Emma Watson  •  Ezra Miller  •  Paul Rudd

Children of the Living Dead (2001) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Oct 2001

Starting a new life in a quiet Pennsylvania town, Matthew Michaels only thought is to turn an old farm property into a profitable car dealership. He soon discovers that ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Tor Ramsey
CAST:  Tom Savini  •  Martin Schiff  •  Damien Luvara  •  Tom Stoviak

Creepshow (1982) RT 69% / Audience 69%

DVD release: Aug 2001

Inspired by the E.C. comics of the 1950s, George A. Romero and Stephen King bring five tales of terror to the screen.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Leslie Nielsen  •  Ed Harris  •  Hal Holbrook  •  Ted Danson

Dawn of the Dead (1978) RT 92% / Audience 90%

DVD release: Sep 2004

During an ever-growing epidemic of zombies that have risen from the dead, two Philadelphia SWAT team members, a traffic reporter, and his television-executive girlfriend seek ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  David Emge  •  Ken Foree  •  Scott H. Reiniger  •  Gaylen Ross

Dawn of the Dead (2004) RT 75% / Audience 77%

DVD release: Dec 2004

A group of surviving people take refuge in a shopping center after the world has been over taken over by aggressive, flesh-eating zombies. A remake of the 1978 zombie film of ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Fantasy • Horror
DIRECTION:  Zack Snyder
CAST:  Sarah Polley  •  Ving Rhames  •  Jake Weber  •  Mekhi Phifer

Friday the 13th (1980) RT 58% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Oct 1999

Camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp that was the site of a child's drowning.  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Sean S. Cunningham
CAST:  Betsy Palmer  •  Adrienne King  •  Harry Crosby  •  Laurie Bartram

From Dusk till Dawn (1996) RT 63% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 1998

Seth Gecko and his younger brother Richard are on the run after a bloody bank robbery in Texas. They escape across the border into Mexico and will be home-free the next ...  (more)

GENRES: Action • Crime • Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  Robert Rodriguez
CAST:  George Clooney  •  Quentin Tarantino  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Juliette Lewis

Knightriders (1981) RT 75% / Audience 61%

DVD release: Jul 2000

George Romero's unusual story of a modern-day Renaissance troupe whose participants follow a medieval code of honor.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Ed Harris  •  Gary Lahti  •  Tom Savini  •  Amy Ingersoll

Land of the Dead (2005) RT 73% / Audience 51%

DVD release: Oct 2005

The world is full of zombies and the survivors have barricaded themselves inside a walled city to keep out the living dead. As the wealthy hide out in skyscrapers and chaos ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  Simon Baker  •  John Leguizamo  •  Dennis Hopper  •  Robert Joy

Martin (1978) RT 93% / Audience 76%

DVD release: Jun 2000

Martin sedates women with a syringe full of narcotics and then slices their wrists with a razor blade so he can drink their blood. Martin, who comes to live with his uncle and ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero
CAST:  John Amplas  •  Lincoln Maazel  •  Christine Forrest  •  Elyane Nadeau

Il Mondo dell'orrore di Dario Argento (1985)

Documentary on horror/mystery film maker Dario Argento. Features an in-depth interview with Argento and covers his work from 1969 to 1985.  (more)

GENRES: Documentary
DIRECTION:  Michele Soavi
CAST:  Dario Argento  •  Jennifer Connelly  •  Keith Emerson  •  Donald Pleasence

The Boy Who Loved Trolls (1984)

Paul feels life should be an adventure, and sets out on one to prove that Trolls really exist.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Harvey S. Laidman
CAST:  Matt Dill  •  Sam Waterston  •  Susan Anton  •  James Karen

Two Evil Eyes (1990) RT 55% / Audience 35%

DVD release: Jun 2003

Two horror segments based on Edgar Allan Poe stories set in and around the city of Pittsburgh. "The Facts in the Case of M. Valdemar" concerns a cheating wife who is trying to ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror • Thriller
DIRECTION:  George A. Romero  •  Dario Argento
CAST:  Adrienne Barbeau  •  Harvey Keitel  •  Ramy Zada  •  E. G. Marshall

Creepshow 2 (1987) RT 33% / Audience 39%

DVD release: Mar 2001

EC Comics-inspired weirdness returns with three tales. In the first, a wooden statue of a Native American comes to exact vengeance on the murderer of his elderly ...  (more)

GENRES: Horror
DIRECTION:  Michael Gornick
CAST:  George Kennedy  •  Dorothy Lamour  •  Lois Chiles  •  Tom Savini