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Questions tagged [b-movies]

A genre of film usually distinguished by being cheap, low quality or poorly received.

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Black and white film where monster/alien gets fried

Been trying to track an old black and white film I see a long time ago. It was set in the Artic or Antarctic and the research base was being stalked by an alien or monster. The team eventually kill ...
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B-movie about evil praying mantis aliens that attacked Earth

There’s this really terrible movie and I loved it. There were these evil praying mantis aliens that attacked Earth. And one at the military place bit off a guy’s head. And you see a tube with blood ...
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Old B movie with shapeshifting alien

Trying to find this old movie I saw when I was like 12. I believe it was set in a small town, there was a shapeshifting alien that could take the form of anyone. I think a special ops team comes to ...
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Film, pre 1993, Kung Fu elements and teleportation

Very vague memories of this, I watched it on UK terrestrial channels maybe 1992/1993. I think it was subtitled, originally Chinese or Korean. All I recall, protagonist was trying and failing at a ...
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80s or 90s movie with evil genie and kids?

I can't recall a movie I saw back in the 90's on TV. I can't recall what happened in all the movie except the last 20 minutes. I recall a girl and a boy, maybe another boy were inside a cave or under ...
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70s or 80s B-movie about aliens in a family's television, fry the house cat and trap the son inside the TV

I saw this B-grade movie in the late 1970s or early 1980s about human looking aliens from another dimension who try to get to our dimension via a family's TV set. The aliens tried bringing the family ...
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80's sci-fi B movie where an alien, disguised as a human, crash lands in a desert

I was a kid and saw this film on TV in the 80's. It starts with a crashed ship somewhere in the desert. There is a man who's an alien but I don't remember the plot... I think he just wants to go ...
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Probably a 80s B-Movie with a blonde boy and an old man who has to choose whether to stay or go with aliens

I was talking with a Danish guy, he is 24. He said he and his brothers saw, when he was 4 or 5 years old (2000s) a movie with a blonde kid and he thinks his friend (he does not know if they were ...
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Sci-fi movie from the 1970's or 1980's with a robot in a junk pile salvaging a battery

I remember a sci-fi movie when I was a kid (70's-80's) where a robot character fell into a junk pit and scavenged a battery from a similar robot. Does anyone know anything about this movie? I'm sure ...
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'80s kids movie with 3 orbs in a house, and one is evil

I really don’t know if it’s from the '80s, but I think so. It’s about a family that moves in a house and there are three orbs that are trapped there. One is evil and won’t let the other two leave. ...
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Fantasy Movie ID with Cat Lady

I saw this movie in the summer of 1998, on TV. It was definitely low budget, but it has stuck with me ever since and I would love to see it again. The things I remember for sure: The main ...
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Movie (pre-1998) - Alien like creatures on an abandoned airport [duplicate]

I saw this movie when I was a very young kid with my grandpa circa 1995-1997. I don't remember when the movie was actually produced, but I have a feeling it wasn't a very old movie, like pre 1990s, or ...
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Japanese Sci-Fi Where Man's Chest Splits Open And Glows

Caught part of a '60-ish Japanese sci-fi flick on Turner Classic Movies where the hero and his girl are either in a crater or on another planet with a crashed space ship in the background. Dunno what ...
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Fungus in a cavern/cellar

"B" movie from '50s or '60s: House with a cellar connected to cavern. There's a fungus that turns people into monsters if they touch it. Several people have been "eaten" or "absorbed" by the fungus.
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Scifi movie where an alien has a baby on a bus

Trying to help a friend find an old sci-fi movie. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated as we've searched for hours and come up with nothing. I need help guys. There is this absolutely ...
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Looking for a classic invasion movie with coffee

I am looking for a classic invasion movie (I remember it as black and white) in which aliens conquer the Earth by occupying human bodies which then act 'cold' and weird. It is pretty much like the ...
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1970s(?) science fiction movie - Mad scientist transplants brains from his victims into monstrous creatures

I saw this movie on TV back in the 80's. I believe, however that it was made most likely in the 70's based on it's film style. The movie was in color. The only parts I can really remember was at the ...
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Old 70's Sci-Fi B-movie: Earth is being invaded by telepathic aliens

I believe the movie was made in the 70's. (at least it was during that time I saw it). It was in color. The only part I can remember is that Earth was being invaded (of course) by telepathic (or ...
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What obstacles (legal or otherwise) prevent Moontrap (1989) from being released on a modern format or otherwise made available?

I see several listings of this movie on Amazon, and though it doesn't say so outright I suspect that these are all bootleg and of poor quality. The latter can't be stressed enough, apparently these ...
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What was the monster in Deep Rising supposed to be?

If it is nothing more than "generic monster cooked up for bad B-movie", I can settle for that. Please provide an explanation of how it can only be such. If there is more to it (and the characters do ...
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Please help identify B-Movie with Earth turned into penitentiary

This one's a bit odd, sorry in advance. Saw it like a million years ago, when the Latin American Cinemax aired english-language B-flicks It's a B-Movie done during the 90's (or early 2000's), ...
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60s or 70s made-for TV sci-fi movie with brain washing and Japanese agents

Saw half of this very interesting movie as a kid, always remembered it, but never saw the ending! A lot of the movie takes place in some government facility in the woods where some kind of agent with ...
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Horror movie 60's-70's man feeds guests to cave monster

Does anyone remember this one? A man with a house or maybe hotel near deep natural cavern system (like Carlsbad). A woman shows up (looking for someone that disappeared?), and gets captured (and ...