Anna And The Apocalypse
When the zombie apocalypse hits the sleepy town of Little Haven - at Christmas - teenager Anna and her high school friends have to fight, sing and dance to survive, with the undead horde all around them.
Await Further Instructions
It's Christmas Day and the Milgram family wake to find a mysterious black substance surrounding their house.
Bad Samaritan
A pair of burglars stumble upon a woman being held captive in a home they intended to rob.
Blood Fest
Fans flock to a festival celebrating the most iconic horror movies, only to discover that the charismatic showman behind the event has a diabolical agenda.
Book Of Monsters
Six kickass women must fight off a horde of terrifying monsters at an 18th birthday party.
Braid
Two drug dealers on the lam seek refuge inside their mentally unstable friend’s mansion. But in order to stay, they have to participate in her elaborate, and increasingly dangerous, game of permanent make-believe.
The Cleaning Lady
As a means to distract herself from an affair, a love-addicted woman befriends a cleaning lady, badly scarred by burns. She soon learns, these scars run much deeper than the surface.
Crystal Eyes
On the anniversary of a model being set alight on the runway, models preparing for a show in her honour start disappearing.

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The Dark
Undead and hating it, young flesh-eater Mina haunts the woods surrounding her childhood home. When she befriends a physically abused boy, she must figure out why, for once, she isn’t feeling homicidal.
Dead Night
A family planning a quiet weekend away at a cabin in the woods get more than they bargained for when they find a mysterious woman unconscious in the snow outside.
The Devil's Doorway
In the autumn of 1960, Father Thomas Riley and Father John Thornton were sent by the Vatican to investigate a miraculous event in an Irish home for 'fallen women', only to uncover something much more horrific.
FrightFest: Beneath The Dark Heart Of Cinema
A documentary about the FrightFest festival and its contribution to supporting horror, science fiction and fantasy cinema.
Ghost Mask: Scar
A young woman searching for her missing sister meets a mysterious plastic surgeon.
Ghost Stories
A trio of spooky tales.
The Golem
A woman in a besieged medieval Jewish community looks for a solution in forbidden magic.
Halloween
Slasher shocker about a crazy guy who kills teenagers in a sleepy suburban town. On Halloween re-issue.

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Incident In A Ghostland
A mother of two who inherits a house is confronted with murderous intruders on the first night in their new home and fights for her daughters' lives. Sixteen years later when the daughters reunite at the house, things get really strange.
The Laplace's Demon
A team of scientists find themselves caught up in a deadly game of chance - in which they may have no chance.
Lasso
A group of people, including a senior citizens' club, fall foul of the vicious owners of a rodeo.
Lifechanger
A man with an unusual talent tries to get back to the woman he once lived with, who has no idea what he is.
Life After Flash
A look at the life of Sam J Jones, who played Flash Gordon in the 1980 version of the fantasy classic.
Luciferina
Natalia is a 19-year-old novice who reluctantly returns home to say goodbye to her dying father. However, when she meets up with her sister and her friends, she decides instead to travel the jungle and explore the spiritual world through ayahuasca.

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The Man Who Killed Hitler And Then The Bigfoot
A legendary American war veteran is recruited to hunt a mythical creature.
Mega Time Squad
A petty drug dealer with a once in a lifetime opportunity to pull off a big score unexpectedly gains the ability to bend time.
The Most Assassinated Woman In The World
A young journalist becomes convinced the Grand Guinol theatre is linked to a series of murders
The Night Eats The World
Following one hell of a party, Sam wakes up to the worst-ever morning after — blood-stained walls, an empty apartment building, and Parisian streets filled with the living dead. Even worse, he’s all alone.
The Night Sitter
A con artist poses as a babysitter to steal from a wealthy occult enthusiast, arriving just as his son accidentally summons a trio of witches.
One Cut Of The Dead
Shooting a zombie movie in one take is harder than you think...
Open 24 Hours
After setting her serial killer boyfriend on fire, a paranoid, delusional woman gets a job at an all-night gas station.
Our House
A young physicist experimenting with the principle of wireless electricity accidentally makes way for something from elsewhere to interact with our world - but is it a force for good or for evil?
Piercing
A man seeks out an unsuspecting stranger to help him purge the dark torments of his past. His plan goes awry when he encounters a woman with plans of her own. A playful psycho-thriller game of cat-and-mouse.

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The Ranger
A gang of young punks on the run from the cops encounter something nasty in the woods.
Secret Santa
The Pope family’s Christmas Eve dinner goes horribly and hilariously wrong when someone puts something in the party punch causing everyone to tell the unvarnished truth at the already dysfunctional holiday reunion.
Tigers Are Not Afraid
A dark fairy tale about a gang of five children trying to survive the horrific violence of the cartels and the ghosts created every day by the drug war.
Upgrade
Set in the near-future, technology controls nearly all aspects of life. But when Grey, a self-identified technophobe, has his world turned upside down, his only hope for revenge is an experimental computer chip implant called Stem.

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Videoman
An obsessive video collector finds a tape that could solve all his money problems, only to find himself in desperate straits when it disappears.
What Keeps You Alive
A couple's wedding anniversary celebrations take an unexpected turn when one tries to kill the other. Far from help, can the fleeing woman figure out what's going on in time to ensure her survival?
White Chamber
A woman wakes in an interrogation room in a future Britain.
A Young Man With High Potential
After being rejected by the woman he has a crush on, a young computer scientist tries to ease his pain with sleep medication, with unexpected consequences.
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