Further underscoring its position as a leading curator and home entertainment provider of many memorable cult movie classics, Shout! Factory is proud to announce the launch of SCREAM FACTORY™, a new DVD & Blu-ray series created to focus on notable (and underrated) horror and sci-fi films from the past that have massive cult followings.
Contents Of Post:
- Action Packed Movie Marathon (Cyclone/Alienator/Eye Of The Tiger/Exterminator 2)
- SciFi Movie Marathon (America 3000/Arena/Eliminators/The Time Guardian)
- All Night Horror Marathon (What’s The Matter With Helen?/The Vagrant/The Outing/The Godsend)
- Movies 4 You: SciFi Classics (The Man From Planet X/Beyond The Time Barrier/The Time Travelers/The Angry Red Planet)
- Movies 4 You: More SciFi Classics: (The Amazing Transparent Man/Reptilicus/The Neanderthal Man/ The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (Uncut)
- All Night Horror Marathon: Volume Two (Cellar Dweller/The Dungeonmaster/Contamination 7/Catacombs)
- Movies 4 You: Timeless Horror (The Face Of Marble/I Bury The Living/The Four Skulls Of Jonathon Drake/The Snake Woman)
- Action Packed Movie Marathon: Volume Two (Bamboo Gods & Iron Men/Bulletproof/Scorchy/Trackdown)
- Cult Movie Marathon: Volume One (Invasion Of The Bee Girls/The Devil’s 8/Unholy Rollers/Vicious Lips)
- Cult Movie Marathon: Volume Two (Angels From Hell/Chatterbox/The Naked Cage/Savage Island)
- Movies 4 You: Horror (The Vampire Lovers/The Bat People/The Screaming Skull/The Vampire)
- Movies 4 You: Film Noir/Thriller Horror (Exposed/The Visitors/The Hot Spotl/Tough Guys Don’t Dance)
- Action Adventure Movie Marathon: (The Final Option/I Escaped From Devil’s Island/Treasure Of The Four Crowns/Shake Hands With The Devil)
|Action Packed Movie Marathon (Cyclone/Alienator/Eye Of The Tiger/Exterminator 2)|
|Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1987/1990/1986/1984 / Region 1|
Cyclone: A young woman must deliver a specially designed top-secret armored motorcycle that runs on oxygen to the US military after the man assigned to deliver it her lover is murdered by enemy agents. Eye of the Tiger: A ex-con returns home only to be forced to battle a biker gang and the corrupt sheriff who had falsely accused him. Exterminator 2: A flamethrower-wielding vigilante returns to rid New York of a drug lord and his gang. Alienator: A villain from outer space escapes from to America where he is hunted down by an alien cop.
- Extermintar 2 – Audio Commentary with Director Mark Buntzman and Actor Mario Van Peebles
|SciFi Movie Marathon (America 3000/Arena/Eliminators/The Time Guardian)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1986/1989/1986/1987 / Region 1|
Far in the future, on a distant world, the best fighters in the universe compete in a gladiator-like sport called Arena. Steve Armstrong is the first Earthling good enough to be a contender, but an extra-terrestrial crimelord seeks to end Steve’s career for good.
A mandroid, part man and part machine, seeks revenge on the evil scientist who created him. Enlisting the help of a beautiful woman and a mysterious ninja, he pursues the scientist in hopes of stopping him before he can cause further harm to humanity. Andrew Prine (The Town That Dreaded Sundown) and Denise Crosby (Star Trek: The Next Generation) star in this fast-paced actioner.
EXTRA FEATURE: Interview with Andrew Prine
America 3000 (4:3)
In this strange new world of 2890, many years after the apocalypse, savage but beautiful Amazon warriors rule the wasteland and enslave the male population in labor and breeding camps. This inventive re-envisioning of the future stars Laurene Landon (Manic Cop, Hundra).
The Time Guardian (Widescreen 2.35:1)
In the year 4039, as the human race nears extinction under the rule of beast-like creatures, an entire city travels through time in hopes of evading capture and forever changing the future. Tom Burlinson (The Man From Snowy River), Carrie Fisher (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope) and Dean Stockwell (Quantum Leap) star in this science-fiction epic.
|Movies 4 You: Sci-Fi Classics|
|Full Frame/Widescreen / Production Year: 1951/1960/1964/1959 / Region 1|
The Man From Planet X (1951)
A reporter in the Scottish Highlands is confronted by a friendly alien who pleads for aid for his freezing planet.
Beyond The Time Barrier (1960)
A U.S. Air Force test pilot crashes through the time barrier into the world of 2024, which is inhabited by the last remnants of Earth’s civilization that escaped the cosmic plague of 1971.
The Time Travelers (1964)
A scientist steps through a time portal, travels 107 years into the future and finds a barren underground post-nuclear war world where a handful of “normal humans” are being attacked by mutants.
The Angry Red Planet (1959)
An expedition to Mars runs into all sorts of alien terrors, including unfriendly Martian plants and a terrifying kind of giant mouse/spider hybrid.
|Movies 4 You: More Sci-Fi Classics|
|Full Frame/Widescreen / Production Year: 1960/1961/1953/1962 / Region 1|
The Amazing Transparent Man (1960)
From cult director Edgar G. Ulmer, a mad scientist experiments with a serum to make man transparent and uses an escaped convict to rob a bank. But…Scotland Yard moves in.
The frozen tail of a giant reptile is accidentally discovered. When it begins to thaw, the creature regenerates into a full-sized monster.
The Neanderthal Man (1953)
A mad scientist transforms himself into a prehistoric caveman, his cat into a saber-toothed tiger, and his housekeeper into an ape person, which does not enhance his popularity.
The Brain That Wouldn’t Die (Uncut, 1962)
To restore the life of his fiancée, a brilliant surgeon tries to find a suitable body to attach to her head, which he keeps alive and locked in a dungeon.
|Movies 4 You: Timeless Horror|
|Full Frame/Widescreen / Production Year: 1946/1958/1959/1961 / Region 1|
The Face of Marble (1946)
Engrossed in his mission to bring the dead back to life, Dr. Randolph fails to notice his wife Elaine’s interest in his young lab associate, Dr. Cochran. However, their old housekeeper Maria does take note and will do anything, including using her voodoo powers, to see to it that Elaine is happy. B&W 72 Min.
I Bury the Living (1958)
Through a series of chilling coincidences, the newly-elected director of a cemetery (Richard Boone) begins to believe that he can cause the deaths of living owners of burial plots by merely changing the push-pin color from white (living) to black (dead) on a large wall map of the cemetery. B&W, 67 Minutes
The Four Skulls of Jonathan Drake (1959)
While attending his brother’s funeral Jonathan Drake is shocked to find the head of his sibling is missing. When his brother’s skull shows up later in a locked cabinet, Drake realizes an ancient curse placed upon his grandfather by a tribe of South American Indians is still in effect and that he is probably the next victim. B&W, 70 Minutes
The Snake Woman (1961)
A doctor in 1890 England, in order to cure his wife’s “sick mind”, injects her with snake venom. She later gives birth to a daughter whom the villagers call “The Devil’s Baby” and in a fit of fear they end up burning the family’s house down. Years later a Scotland Yard detective is sent to the village to investigate a rash of deaths that are caused by snakebite. B&W, 68 Minutes
|All Night Horror Marathon (What’s The Matter With Helen? /The Vagrant/The Outing/The Godsend)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1971/1992/1987/1980 / Region 1|
WHAT’S THE MATTER WITH HELEN?
Debbie Reynolds and Shelley Winters star in this stylish shocker set in 1930s Hollywood about two women who come to Tinseltown to start an idyllic new life and end up in a terrifying nightmare. Directed by Curtis Harrington (Queen Of Blood, Games), this relentlessly frightening film also stars Dennis Weaver (McCloud).
When a strange woman has her baby at the Marlowe’s house, then disappears, Kate Marlowe is forced to keep the baby, Bonnie. She loves the child, but when her own children are systematically killed, suspicion turns to Bonnie.
Bill Paxton (Aliens) and Michael Ironside (Scanners) star in this humorous psychological thriller as an ambitious young executive whose life is turned upside-down when a vagrant (Marshall Bell,Starship Troopers) moves into his neighborhood.
THE OUTING (AKA The Lamp)
An ancient genie is released from a lamp when thieves ransack an old woman’s house. They are killed and the lamp is sent to a museum to be studied. The curator’s daughter is soon possessed by the genie and invites her friends to spend the night at the museum, along with some uninvited guests.
|All Night Horror Marathon: Volume Two (Cellar Dweller/The Dungeonmaster/Contamination 7 (aka The Crawlers)/Catacombs)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1988/1984/1993/1988 / Region 1|
Catacombs: 16×9 1.66
Cellar Dwellar: 4×3 full frame
Contamination 7: 1.78:1
Dungeonmaster (aka RAGE WAR): 1.78:1. All all-new transfer that includes a pre-credit dream sequence missing from the Lightning Video VHS.
THE DUNGEONMASTER (AKA Ragewar)
Paul, a young computer ace, is forced to pit his physical and mental skills against unimaginable odds when a hulking wizard looking for formidable opponents picks him as his next challenger. Paul faces a series of seven spectacular and death-defying challenges and must survive not only to save his life but that of his girlfriend too. Pretty cool!
The promising career of a horror comic book artist ends in a fiery death when he confronts the carnage of his own imagination in his studio. Years later, an ardent devotee of the artist’s work becomes a resident in his house, now an art academy, unaware that her imagination has revived the grotesque murderer of the past…and that she may be the next victim. Whoa.
For over 400 years, the curse of the Abbey at San Pietro was kept a secret. Buried deep beneath the monastery lies the Beast of the Apocalypse. The power of evil is unleashed when an American priest and a beautiful young schoolteacher uncover the unholy terror of a diabolical spell cast centuries ago. Now, it will take the ultimate sacrifice for the curse that will not be denied. For real.
CONTAMINATION .7 (AKA The Crawlers AKA Creepers)
When radioactive waste from a nearby nuclear plant turns the local trees into man-eating plants, a group of determined villagers must fight them to the death. Crazy, right?
- Director commentary on Catacombs.
|Action Packed Movie Marathon: Volume Two (Bamboo Gods & Iron Men/Bulletproof/Scorchy/Trackdown)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1974/1988/1976/1976 / Region 1|
A Los Angeles cop/ex-CIA agent Frank “Bulletproof” McBain (Gary Busey) travels across the border to retrieve a top-secret attack vehicle which was hijacked by Russian-backed Libyan terrorists. Darlanne Fluegel (Battle Beyond The Stars) and Henry Silva (Sharky’s Machine) also star.
BAMBOO GODS AND IRON MEN
An attempt is made by an underworld organization to recover a carved Buddha, in which is hidden a substance powerful enough to control the world. James Iglehart (Savage! ) stars in this fast-paced actioner.
A Montana rancher (Jim Mitchum, Thunder Road) comes to Los Angeles, searching for his runaway sister (Karen Lamm, The Unseen), who has become entangled in a world of crime, drugs, and prostitution. Erik Estrada (CHiPs), Anne Archer (Fatal Attraction) and Cathy Lee Crosby (Coach) also star.
Scorchy (Connie Stevens) is a female undercover agent who will stop at nothing to bust a drug-smuggling ring. She is beautiful, determined, mean and guaranteed to keep you on the edge of your seat. Cesare Danova (Animal House), William Smith (Conan The Barbarian) and Greg Evigan (Tek War) also star.
Features: None (?)
|Cult Movie Marathon: Volume One (Invasion Of The Bee Girls (Uncut)/The Devil’s 8/Unholy Rollers/Vicious Lips)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1973/1965/1972/1986 / Region 1|
Unholy Rollers (1972):
After being sexually harassed by her boss, a woman walks out of her job and tries out for the roller derby. She quickly wins a spot on the team and rises to the top, intent on ignoring the violence and grandstanding and concentrating on winning games.
Invasion of the Bee Girls (1973):
A powerful cosmic force is turning Earth women into queen bees who kill men by wearing them out sexually.
Devil’s Eight (1969):
A federal agent rounds up eight convicts to help fight a vicious moonshine gang.
Vicious Lips (1986):
A band finally gets the opportunity for that breakthrough gig if they can make it to an “in” club on another planet in time…
|Cult Movie Marathon: Volume Two (Angels From Hell/Chatterbox/The Naked Cage/Savage Island)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1968/1977/1986/1985 / Region 1|
Savage Island (1985):
Women who have been captured and sold as slave labor to a South American emerald mine hatch a plan for revolution and revenge.
The Naked Cage (1986):
A young woman is falsely convicted of a bank robbery and sent to a maximum-security prison run by a corrupt warden*where she is forced to suffer various indignities.
A young woman who works in a beauty parlor discovers that her vagina can talk*which causes her no end of trouble.
Angels from Hell (1968):
A destructive ex-motorcycle gang leader comes home from Vietnam to resume his life and his desire to form a powerful gang has the police running scared.
|Movies 4 You: Film Noir/Thriller Horror (Exposed/The Visitors/The Hot Spotl/Tough Guys Don’t Dance)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1983/1972/1990/1987 / Region 1|
EXPOSED – Screen beauty Nastassja Kinski toplines a moody drama about a young model stalked by both a sinister violinst and a terrorist. Featuring Rudolf Nureyev, Harvey Keitel, and Ian McShane. 1983
THE VISITORS – James Woods stars in this tense drama about a Vietnam veteran whose past – in the form of two fellow ex-soldiers – comes back to haunt him. 1972
THE HOT SPOT – Don Johnson, Jennifer Connelly and Virginia Madsen star in a steamy thriller about a drifter caught between two women in a small Texas town. 1990
TOUGH GUYS DON’T DANCE – Acclaimed author Norman Mailer writes and directs this modern noir about a troubled writer ensnared in a web of murder and intrigue. Starring Ryan O’Neal and Isabella Rossellini. 1987
|Movies 4 You: Horror (The Vampires Lovers/The Bat People/The Screaming Skull/The Vampire)|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1970/1974/1958/1957 / Region 1|
THE VAMPIRE LOVERS (1970)– A female vampire ravages the young girls and townsfolk of a peaceful hamlet in eighteenth century Europe who, years earlier, killed off her fellow vampires. A rousing hunt for the vampiress ensues as a group of men follow her bloody trail of terror through the countryside. Starring Ingrid Pitt, George Cole and Peter Cushing.
THE BAT PEOPLE (1974)– The bite of a bat causes an idealistic doctor to begin a horrifying transformation into a half man, half bat creature-and no one is safe from his rampage.
THE SCREAMING SKULL (1958) A recently married woman begins to believe that she’s losing her mind in this spooky thriller.
THE VAMPIRE (1957) Another unfortunate doctor has a bad run in with bats in this sci-fi flavored horror. After mistakenly ingesting some pills made from bat’s blood, the good doctor finds himself turning into a terrifying creature of the night.
|Action Adventure Movie Marathon: (The Final Option/I Escaped From Devil’s Island/Treasure Of The Four Crowns/Shake Hands With The Devil) / July 15|
|Full Frame/Widescreen Color (anamorphic) / Production Year: 1982/1973/1983/1959 / Region 1|
FINAL OPTION: 1982
An elite Special Air Service captain takes the ultimate risk when he infiltrates a terrorist organization in order to thwart a plan to take several dignitaries hostage. Inspired by the real-life operations of counter-terrorist forces, this military movie favorite finally makes its explosive debut on DVD in North America. Finally!
I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND: 1973
Sentenced to life in the world’s most notorious prison colony, two inmates enact the ultimate jail break…but find that life on the outside can be every bit as deadly. Football superstar Jim Brown and drive-in movie mainstay Christopher George star in this gritty actioner from the legendary Roger Corman.
TREASURE OF THE FOUR CROWNS: 1983
When a set of mystical artifacts falls into the hands of a diabolical cult leader with plans for world domination, it’s up to devil-may-care mercenary J.T. Striker to reclaim them. Assembling a ragtag, unkempt team of adventurers, Striker sets out on a mission where the stakes may be nothing less than the balance between good and evil.
BONUS FEATURE: Audio Commentary With Pop Culture Historian Russell Dyball
SHAKE HANDS WITH THE DEVIL: 1959
All-time Hollywood favorite James Cagney stars in a gripping tale of the struggle between the Irish Republican Army and the British Black and Tans. When an Irish-American medical student (Don Murray) loses his best friend to violence, he abandons his apolitical stance and takes up arms with the rebellion…but he is soon tempted by a comely British hostage.