80s, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Romance, Slasher

Offerings (1989)

Little John Radley had a crappy childhood. He takes his frustrations out on his pets because his dad abandoned him, his mom is abusive and the neighborhood kids pick on him because he doesn’t talk. The only nice thing in his life seems to be his lone friend, Gretchen. But even Gretchen can’t save him […]

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80s, Action, Drama, Horror, Movies, Romance, Thriller

Hostile Takeover (1988)

Mild mannered workman, Eugene Brackin, has volunteered, along with three other coworkers, to go in and work over the Thanksgiving weekend. He sits quietly for the entire day and then, after everyone has clocked out, he locks the door, pulls out a gun, and takes his three coworkers hostage. He does not give anyone a reason for his actions, only saying that he won’t hurt anyone and that everything will be over when the circle is complete.

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80s, Action, Comedy, Dead Things, Horror, Movies, Sci-Fi, Zombies

Dead Heat (1988)

LAPD detectives Roger Mortis and Doug Bigelow are in the middle of trying to solve a bizarre string of bank and jewelry store robberies. They think they’ve caught a break when they manage to corner two of the supposed suspects at a jewelry store. But despite a huge police presence and clearly being shot multiple times, the robbers seem strangely unstoppable. Roger and Doug manage to kill two of the suspects in a violent shoot-out that leaves dozens of officers dead. But they quickly find out that their case is much more complicated than they thought, when one of the coroners, Rebecca, informs them that she’s seen these two men before: on her autopsy slab several days earlier. She points out the previous autopsy sutures and the photos she took of the corpses as proof.

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80s, Demons, Drama, Horror, Occult, Supernatural, Uncategorized

Invitation to Hell (1984)

Scientist Matt Winslow and his family move to a new town so he can take up a job at a new corporation that’s currently in the midst of developing a new, high-tech spacesuit for NASA. Not long after arriving, Matt starts to become suspicious of the local health club, an organization that seemingly everyone in town with any level of authority appears to be a member of. His colleagues and wife pressure him to join in an effort to move up the corporate ranks and become a member of the “In crowd.” But the more Matt looks into the club and the people who have joined it, the more he discovers that the seemingly benign health club is hiding a terrible secret. 

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80s, Dead Things, Horror, Monsters, Occult, Slasher, Uncategorized

Puppet Master (1989)

In 1939, the titular Puppet Master, Andre Toulon, is hiding out in the high-end Bogada Bay Inn. Using some sort of ancient Egyptian secret, Toulon has somehow managed to bring the marionettes he creates to life. Two of his creations inform him that some sort of German assassins are coming for him. But Toulon is unconcerned and seems resigned to his fate.

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80s, Horror, Slasher, Uncategorized

Maniac (1980)

Frank Zito is a man with many problems. He was horribly abused as a child, he suffers hallucinations, but most importantly he’s a psychotic serial killer who kills and mutilates women, scalps them, then nails their hair to mannequins and dresses them in his victims clothes. I probably should have opened with that… Anyway, Frank […]

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