Sun, Fun, Sand, and a British Band. Oh, and those pesky UFOs
Sagiri no Kuni (2019)
It’s not Giant Horde Beast Nesura. Just a big rat man…
SAMÂ UÔZU (2009)
See Summer Wars
SAN DAIKAIJÛ: CHIKYÛ SAIDAI NO KESSEN (1964)
See Ghidrah, the Three-Headed Monster
SAN DAIKAIJŪ GURUME (2020)
Sand Planet (2021)
See Dune World
You’ve seen it all before. Just not in the same place…
Mamoru Oshii returns to Avalon with the Assault Girls. Briefly
Quirky Japanese alien invasion film about love and marriage
A Seventies Nature Documentary? Well…Not quite
See The Untold
A bungled bank job, a hostage, a mountain getaway. You can guess the rest
They stole the germ that will end the world. Based on Alistair MacLean’s novel
Melvin thought delivering pizzas was bad. But then Saturnalia came to life…
Look at those suspenders! A (really) early Mark Polonia effort…
Ummm…a kickboxing Cro-Magnon? Atlantis? Virtual Reality? Insane fun
Long lost Canadian cult dystopian film. Stark, grainy, and beautiful…
A love letter to Star Wars. Even if the heroes kidnap George Lucas
2001-inspired Toho space opera, complete with rayguns and zero-grav sex
Brilliant David Cronenberg horror film about warring telepaths
Dull, dull, dull, dull
You have to start somewhere. First film for John Landis and Rick Baker
School in the Crosshairs (1981)
Why can’t movie cops follow the rules?
It sounds so familiar, yet it isn’t. Brutal, realistic take on an old SF story
Disappointing Maze Runner sequel
Scream of the Shalka (2003)
See Doctor Who: Scream of the Shalka
See Island of the Fishmen [L’isola degli uomini pesce] (1979)
Italian Bond Parody with hints of the Thunderbirds. And lots of bananas…
Giant sea monster shows up, then just goes away. Sea going parasites
The Sea Serpent (1985)
See Serpiente de mar
Marvelous Brit Com about a young man searching for his brother
A Toho crime drama with no Kaiju, Eiga or otherwise. But it has a teleporter
The Secret of Two Oceans (1957)
Atom Age Jekyll and Hyde. But no vampires
Tween inventor, backpack time machines, and hidden costs
An Indiana Jones-style film made…in someone’s garage?
Absurd and delightful Soviet era political satire from Poland
Telepathy, dreams, bugs, rats — and a very dubious piece of science
Dark movie about death and fate. Based on a kids’ giant robot anime series…
Zero-budget film. An epic battle between a Walking tank and an alien invader…
More of a remake than Special Edition. Walking tanks vs. Alien invaders
Down on his luck Captain dragged into Film Noir murder — but it isn’t real
A really fake looking sea serpent threatens Spain. Mostly okay
Wild Korean Popcorn Space Garbage Men Action Flick!
A flower(girl) from space and a tunnel to the sun…
Complex Indie time travel mystery wrapped in an enigma
Tense WWII creature feature…until it turns totally absurd
Strange visions, an ancient city, H.P. Lovecraft and stop motion animation
People with no memories trapped in a tiny space. Again
Die Hard meets the DTV android. Audience wins, by a narrow margin…
Science nerd develops radical communications device, Primer-style
Loneliness means not getting banged regularly!
Psychedelic flying saucer aliens, sharks, mind control and…Nazi gold?
SHARK: RED ON THE OCEAN (1984)
Shark: Rosso nell’oceano (1984)
Shark Men on the Moon! From The Asylum by way of Tubi…
Just when you thought it was safe to go back into the movie theaters…
Yet another military project gone wrong? Yeah, but it’s really goofy!
Absurd Italian post-Apocalyptic film. Local goddess fights everyone in sight
Hollywood dance numbers and Nazis…
She Was a Hippy Vampire (1966)
See The Wild World of Batwoman
Underground dwelling religious wars? Really?
Cronenberg-esque consequences of time travel
It’s Bigger! It’s Badder! It’s..Ugly as Sin! …But is it Godzilla?
A rebirth for the franchise? Or just a back-to-basics new look at the old?
SHINKAIJÛ RAIGA (2009)
See Raiga: The Monster from the Deep Sea
Kaiju vs. Battleship: Amazing Japanese Fan-Film
Arty, nearly lost Australian film with “Rocky” ties…
Steampunk anime, only with Frankenstein monsters instead of steam
Mean, loud, ugly, nasty and very angry. Frank Sudol’s animated alien invasion
Wacky and wonderful Anthology film from the one and only Brett Piper
Eerie, underwater Nazi Zombie movie. With Peter Cushing
Marketed as Terminator 2 despite a serious lack of James Cameron…
Nice try Indie film
A post-Apocalyptic game show movie from Croatia. But it isn’t what you think
Shrieker Island (2020)
A mysterious cloud cuts Tokyo off from the rest of the world…
Unsettling mystery. With Sasquatch. And Flying Saucers
Yet another Iron Curtain 2001. Not bad, but no Solaris
The Silence of Dr. Evans (1974)
The Similars (2015)
See Los Parecidos
Sing a Bit of Harmony (2021)
A Silent Mad Scientist short film from the Seventies? Really?
Babes, swords, psychic powers: wwhat could go wrong? Ask Cirio H. Santiago!
Buddy Holly goes to Lost Vegas to claim “The King”‘s crown. With duct tape
THE 6 ULTRA BROTHERS VS. THE MONSTER ARMY (1974)
See Urutora 6-kyodai tai kaijû gundan
Moody drama about a dying town. With giant mosquitoes
Skeleton on Horseback (1937)
See Bílá nemoc
Boy from the future lands in the wrong time…
Wild and silly Australian Raiders of the Lost Ark Copy. Dumb fun
Flying Nazi Zombie Sharks. But that’s about it…
Those crazy Texans at Door Monster make a TV pilot…
The finest future leaders of England go to Slaughterhouse — and get eaten
I enjoyed this film. Most of you won’t. Trashy Joshua Kennedy B-Movie fun
A dream assassin stalks a team of psychics. But it is one of them…
I think they tried to turn off the fog machine but couldn’t find it…
Joe Dante silliness which is far better than I expected. Go Joe!
Wacky ensemble comedy: Brooklyn’s finest losers try to stop an alien invasion!
An entertaining ensemble Hacker thriller where P=NP is the McGuffin…
It boggles the mind: a remake or sequel or whatever of the 1977 TV movie?
The (other) crew of Gamma One fight Space Yeti!
Goofy Chinese King Kong copy. It just isn’t goofy enough…
Made for TV killer Bigfoot movie, but with a Joe Stefano script!
Perhaps the finest SF film ever made. You won’t like it
That’s “Quartermass.” TV miniseries based on the Dean R. Koonz novel
Sci Fi film about contacting aliens? Naw. Just another occult film
Strange, subtle, mysterious and brilliant. Must be by Moorhead and Benson…
SOMETHING WAITS IN THE DARK (1979)
See Island of the Fishmen [L’isola degli uomini pesce]
I really wanted to like this one…
But where’s Mr. Hyde?…
Great cast and Expressionist design save lower budget sequel…
The Son of the Stars (1985)
See Fiul Stelelor
Great unhinged performance by Jim Carrey in a fun popcorn movie
Goofy Ozploitation Sci Fi Rock Opera. Silly fun if you can take it
Giant Robot vs. Phantom ghost ship. Japanese animated kids’ film
Wild, crazy, and entertaining — even if it makes hash of Bradbury’s story…
Robert Neville is the last man left on Earth. Too bad about the vampires…
Second-string giant rubbery monsters duke it out. But it’s still fun
Where’s a Vampire when you need one? Space Teen magically gets to Earth
A private eye, a scheming dame and a robot thug. Dazzling DIY animated film
Space Firebird 2772 (1980)
See Hi no tori 2772: Ai no kosumozôn
SPACE MEN APPEAR IN TOKYO (1956)
Wow, what incredible effects! But aren’t they just a little…familiar?
Space Ninja (1981)
Absurd, wild and delightfully silly film about…but why spoil the “surprise”?
Shinji Aramaki’s lavish re-interpretation of the classic anime
Space Western. Michael Paré plays a bad guy. Can you spot the difference?
Roger Corman gets a second movie out of Battle Beyond the Stars!
Space Sweepers (2021)
Boredom, Zen Trucking, an animate tub of sour cream, and lots of cardboard
Space Victory (2021)
Emotionless killing machine from space tries to make it as a checkout clerk…
The Spaceship (1962)
See Le navire étoile
Jaws. With a Gill Man
The Spawning (1982)
See Piranha Part Two: The Spawning
An alien father, a bathtub for a bed, and the Flying saucers are spotlights
An incredibly ambitious — and entertaining — amateur film from Ireland…
Special Forces vs. Ghosts…
It’s not a movie, it’s like getting buried alive by a mountain of neon cotton candy
Romantic Suspense film. With a mad scientist
Why do scientific experiments always end this way?
Too good for a Polonia Brothers film…Not good enough for a Brett Piper
Rutger Hauer, 40 days of rain, rats, and a monster that might be the devil…
Mean, lean and ferocious: B-Monster Movie bliss!
Tobe Hooper, Brad Dourif, secret conspiracies, and lots of people catching fire
Beautiful Romance, which just happens to be a monster movie. Sort of…
Cosmonaut returns with new “companion” in the Evil Empire’s bad old days
Wacky Oldrich Lipský comedy about visiting aliens
Well, at least that isn’t what we were expecting…
The Star Diaries (2007)
Simply, basic, stripped down. Grade Z filmmaking at its finest
Psychedelic 70s Sci Fi – only a decade late and from Russia
Like coming in on Chapter 7 of a 40s serial. Retro Popcorn Space Opera
Who cares if we’ve seen it all before? Fun little B-Movie from the SciFi days…
The best Trek ever!
So very tired. Again
Wild kitchen sink Spaghetti Sci Fi Star Wars copy. Wacky fun
StarCrash II (1981)
Mildly amusing Space Marine film. With big (not giant) bugs
Wild guilty pleasure with Christopher Lee, Robert Vaughn, robots and UFOs
Shinji Aramaki returns with more Starship Troopers
Ava goes home one night — and finds she is already in her bed…
Stay Tuned for Terror (1965)
See Extraña invasión
Brilliant Steampunk Anime from the great Katsuhiro Otomo
Stellanomicon: Future Fear (2021)
See Future Fear
Arty but unsettling. David Cronenberg’s first novel — I mean “movie”
The Jellyfish are attacking! Strange, very strange…
Giant scorpions in a sub…
Ultra cool retro SF from Cory McAbee and the Billy Nayer Project
Retro Beach Party movie…with a monster
The next recording media is…Ghosts? Deft Nigel Kneale SF Horror
Storm Watch (2002)
See Code Hunter
Okay B-Movie about aliens taking two women hostage in their own home
Mysterious murders, horrible experiments and a dead genius…
Dan Curtis’ take on the classic story, with the emphasis on the science…
A mad scientist movie that isn’t a mad scientist movie…
Ultra low-budget SF Noir
Strange Invasion (1965)
See Extraña invasión
Richard Matheson had an off day. Issue of the Week movie turned SF horror
A routine dream tax audit, attempted murder, and a blue demon…
Strayer’s Chronicle (2015)
“I ain’t no sissyfied preacher…” At least Brion is memorable!
You don’t eat it, it eats you. Larry Cohen’s Monster Dessert movie
Primer. With idiots
The first interactive SF movie? Well…sorta. But it looks great
A true Anime Classic! Warrior family takes on powerful rogue A.I.
Turning The Little Match Girl into a videogame? And it gets weirder!
The Suns of Easter Island (1972)
See Les soleils de l’Ile de Pâques
Superior Ultraman 8 Brothers (2008)
See Daikessen! Chô urutora 8 kyôdai
Uggggh. Second worst cute alien ever…
Why is changing the past always so difficult? Strange Japanese fantasy…
Survival Game (2016)
See Mafiya: Igra na vyzhivanie [Mafia: Survival Game]
Don’t ask it how its garden grows! Arctic alien monster tale
70s SF action movie clone. With a few seconds of Kevin Sorbo
Nightmares, assassins, self-healing bullet wounds: just another day at the office
Can angsty Japanese teens save the world?
Far too routine for something so strange. Even Wes Craven didn’t help
Classic Irwin Allen disaster film. With Michael Caine. And Killer Bees
The Sword of Alexander (2007)
See Taitei no ken
Wild and Colorful Message from Space “sequel.” Don’t expect it to make sense
Interesting web series turned movie
Moorhead and Benson return with a remarkable time travel film
SF Film Noir time-travel thriller. So good it has to be Indie!
Creature feature with a totally unhinged David Gale performance