Featured on Cinema Insomnia

A list of titles featured on the "Cinema Insomnia" TV-series.

It is interesting to note that, unlike TV series with a similar approach, "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Elvira's Movie Macabre", C.I. also features other films besides Horror and Sci-Fi, like comedy films and actions films.

There are several titles that were featured twice; in different seasons of the series. There are also four titles on this list that were featured on all three of these series. So apparently they are popular subjects for [witty remarks] / [ridicule] (pick one). These are "The Brain That Wouldn't Die", "Santa Clause Conquers The Martians", "Eegah" and "The Giant Gila Monster". See also the notes besides the specific entries.

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1.
Santa Fe (1997)
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Paul Thomas is an ex-cop who happened to be the sole survivor of a mass cult suicide in Wyoming. He... (97 mins.)
Director: Andrew Shea
 
2.
Casablanca Express (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
In 1942, a commando is assigned to protect Winston Churchill when it is learned that the Nazis are plotting to kidnap him. (85 mins.)
Director: Sergio Martino
 
3.
Captured (1998 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
A car thief breaks into a man's house who is on a low because his career is being taken away. The man locks up the thief in the car, and tortures him. (92 mins.)
Director: Peter Liapis
 
4.
The Seventh Seal (1957)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A man seeks answers about life, death, and the existence of God as he plays chess against the Grim Reaper during the Black Plague. (96 mins.)
Director: Ingmar Bergman
“ This one was featured twice: in the 1st and in the 2nd season. ” - RagingR2
 
5.
Made for Each Other (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
While on a business trip, an ambitious young lawyer meets and immediately falls in love with a stranger. They wed the following day, and tragedy soon strikes. (92 mins.)
Director: John Cromwell
 
6.
The Terror (1963)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
A young officer in Napoleon's army pursues a mysterious woman to the castle of an elderly Baron. (81 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
“ This one was featured twice: in the 1st and in the 2nd season. ” - RagingR2
 
7.
Royal Wedding (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Tom and Ellen Bowen are a brother and sister dance act whose show closes in New York. Their agent books... (93 mins.)
Director: Stanley Donen
 
8.
The Wraith (1986)
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A mysterious figure suddenly appears to challenge a gang of motorhead thugs. (93 mins.)
Director: Mike Marvin
 
9.
The Fear Inside (1992 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
An agoraphobic children's book illustrator is trapped inside her home by two young psychos-in-love, who terrorize her... (96 mins.)
Director: Leon Ichaso
 
10.
The Dark Side of the Sun (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.5/10 X  
Traveling in search of a cure for a rare skin disease, a man finds freedom and love along the way. (101 mins.)
Director: Bozidar Nikolic
 
11.
My Favorite Brunette (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Shortly before his execution on the death row in San Quentin, amateur sleuth and baby photographer Ronnie Jackson, tells reporters how he got there. (87 mins.)
Director: Elliott Nugent
“ This one was featured twice: in the 1st and in the 2nd season. ” - RagingR2
 
12.
The Southerner (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
The life of the poor Tucker family, that worked as cotton pluggers and decided to get their own ground, but nature is against them. (92 mins.)
Director: Jean Renoir
 
13.
Sundown (1941)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
In 1941, a mysterious Somaliland native woman helps the British against the Nazis. (90 mins.)
Director: Henry Hathaway
 
14.
Captain Kidd (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The unhistorical adventures of pirate Captain Kidd revolve around treasure and treachery. (90 mins.)
Director: Rowland V. Lee
“ This one was featured twice: in the 1st and in the 2nd season. ” - RagingR2
 
15.
Linda (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Boy and girl find in their true love for each other an escape from boredom and crime. (60 mins.)
Director: Don Sharp
 
16.
Deadly Heroes (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
Ex-Navy SEAL Brad Cartowski is injured during an attack at Athens airport by terrorists who kidnap his... (105 mins.)
Director: Menahem Golan
 
17.
Scarlet Street (1945)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
When a man in mid-life crisis befriends a young woman, her venal fiancé persuades her to con him out of some of the fortune she thinks he has. (103 mins.)
Director: Fritz Lang
 
18.
They Made Me a Criminal (1939)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A boxer flees believing he has comitted a murder while he was drunk. (92 mins.)
Director: Busby Berkeley
“ This one was featured twice: in the 1st and in the 2nd season. ” - RagingR2
 
19.
The She-Creature (1956)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
A mysterious hypnotist reverts his beautiful assistant back into the form of a prehistoric sea monster that she was in a past life. (77 mins.)
Director: Edward L. Cahn
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
20.
Invasion of the Neptune Men (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1.9/10 X  
Clumsy invaders from Neptune are thwarted by hero Space Chief and a nondescript group of microshort-wearing Japanese kids. (74 mins.)
Director: Kôji Ohta
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
21.
Prince of Space (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.1/10 X  
When an alien force tries to invade Earth to steal a powerful new rocket fuel, a mysterious hero intervenes. (121 mins.)
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
22.
Attack of the Giant Leeches (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
A backwoods game warden and a local doctor discover that giant leeches are responsible for disappearances and deaths in a local swamp, but the local police don't believe them. (62 mins.)
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 5th season. ” - RagingR2
 
23.
Night of the Living Dead (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
There is panic throughout the nation as the dead suddenly come back to life. The film follows a group of characters who barricade themselves in an old farmhouse in an attempt the remain safe from these flesh eating monsters. (96 mins.)
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
24.
Carnival of Souls (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
After a traumatic accident, a woman becomes drawn to a mysterious abandoned carnival. (78 mins.)
Director: Herk Harvey
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
25.
Godzilla Raids Again (1955)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Godzilla battles an irradiated Ankylosaur and destroys Osaka in the process. (82 mins.)
Director: Motoyoshi Oda
“ "Gigantis: The Fire Monster"
This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
26.
The Scarlet Pimpernel (1934)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A noblewoman discovers her husband is The Scarlet Pimpernel, a vigilante who rescues aristocrats from the blade of the guillotine. (97 mins.)
Director: Harold Young
 
27.
The Brain That Wouldn't Die (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.1/10 X  
A doctor experimenting with transplant techniques keeps his girlfriend's head alive when she is decapitated in a car crash, then goes hunting for a new body. (82 mins.)
Director: Joseph Green
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season.

This title was also featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Elvira's Movie Macabre". ” - RagingR2
 
28.
First Spaceship on Venus (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
When an alien artifact discovered on Earth is found to have come from Venus, an international team of astronauts embarks to investigate its origins. (93 mins.)
Director: Kurt Maetzig
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
29.
Voyage to the Prehistoric Planet (1965)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.5/10 X  
In 2020, after the colonization of the moon, the spaceships Vega, Sirius and Capella are launched from Lunar Station 7... (78 mins.)
Director: John Sebastian
“ This one was featured twice: in the 2nd and in the 3rd season. ” - RagingR2
 
30.
The Horror of Party Beach (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.7/10 X  
Sea creatures created from radioactive sludge terrorize a beach community. (78 mins.)
Director: Del Tenney
 
31.
Starcrash (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
An outlaw smuggler and her alien companion are recruited by the Emperor of the Galaxy to rescue his son and destroy a secret weapon by the evil Count Zarth Arn. (92 mins.)
Director: Lewis Coates
 
32.
The Mysterious Monsters (1975 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
One of the many notorious 70's "unknown" documentaries, The Mysterious Monsters covers topics such as Bigfoot and the Loch Ness Monster... (86 mins.)
Director: Robert Guenette
“ "Bigfoot: The Mysterious Monster" ” - RagingR2
 
33.
The Day the Earth Caught Fire (1961)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
When the USA and Russia unwittingly test atomic bombs at the same time, it alters the nutation (axis of rotation) of the Earth. (98 mins.)
Director: Val Guest
 
34.
Dick Tracy Meets Gruesome (1947)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Dick Tracy goes up against a villain who robs banks using a nerve gas. (65 mins.)
Director: John Rawlins
 
35.
Santo vs. las mujeres vampiro (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A professor recruits a professional wrestler to protect his daughter from vampires intent on kidnaping her and marrying her to the devil. (89 mins.)
“ "Santo vs. The Vampire Women" ” - RagingR2
 
36.
“ "Super Wheels" ” - RagingR2
 
37.
The Wasp Woman (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
A cosmetics queen develops a youth formula from jelly taken from queen wasps. She fails to anticipate the typical hoary side- effects. (73 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
38.
Demons (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
A group of people are trapped in a large movie theater in West Berlin that is infected by ravenous demons who proceed to kill and posses the humans one-by-one, thereby multiplying their numbers. (88 mins.)
Director: Lamberto Bava
 
39.
The Day Time Ended (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Aliens visit the solar-powered house of a middle-class family, and the house is suddenly sucked into a time warp that transports it back to prehistoric times. (79 mins.)
 
40.
Godzilla vs. Hedorah (1971)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
From Earth's pollution a new monster is spawned. Hedorah, the smog monster, destroys Japan and fights Godzilla while spewing his poisonous gas to further the damage. (85 mins.)
 
41.
Creature (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
A expedition to Titan uncovers an alien being, that goes on a rampage. (97 mins.)
Director: William Malone
 
42.
A Christmas Carol (1951)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
An old bitter miser is given a chance for redemption when he is haunted by three ghosts on Christmas Eve. (86 mins.)
“ "Scrooge" ” - RagingR2
 
43.
Chariots of the Gods (1970 Documentary)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
Documentary based on the book by Erich Von Daniken concerning the ancient mysteries of the world, such as the pyramids of Egypt and Mexico... (92 mins.)
“ "In Search of Ancient Astronauts" ” - RagingR2
 
44.
Super Monster (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.3/10 X  
Using several clips from previous Gamera entries, this film deals with alien forces sending all the monsters Gamera has faced in one final battle to rid the planet of its last hope. (92 mins.)
Director: Noriaki Yuasa
“ "Gamera: Super Monster" ” - RagingR2
 
45.
Superargo and the Faceless Giants (1968)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
A masked wrestler/superhero goes up against a madman and his army of robots. (102 mins.)
Director: Paul Maxwell
“ "Superargo" or "Superargo and the Faceless Giants" ” - RagingR2
 
46.
A Bucket of Blood (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
A frustrated and talentless artist finds acclaim for a plaster covered dead cat that is mistaken as a skillful statuette. Soon the desire for more praise leads to an increasingly deadly series of works. (66 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
47.
Devil Doll (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  
An evil hyponotist/ventriloquist plots to gain an heiress' millions. (81 mins.)
 
48.
Daikyojû Gappa (1967)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  
An expedition in the South Pacific lands on a tropical island where the natives worship the mysterious deity Gappa... (90 mins.)
 
49.
The Last Man on Earth (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When a disease turns all of humanity into the living dead, the last man on earth becomes a reluctant vampire hunter. (86 mins.)
 
50.
Frankenstein vs. the Creature from Blood Cove (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Near an isolated beach on California's coast, a sinister plan is underway in a laboratory of horror... (90 mins.)
 
51.
The Day of the Triffids (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
After an unusual meteor shower leaves most of the human population blind, a merchant navy officer must find a way to conquer tall, aggressive plants which are feeding on people and animals. (93 mins.)
Director: Steve Sekely
 
52.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A millionaire offers ten thousand dollars to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
53.
Santa Claus Conquers the Martians (1964)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.5/10 X  
The Martians kidnap Santa Claus because there is nobody on Mars to give their children presents. (81 mins.)
“ This title was also featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Elvira's Movie Macabre". ” - RagingR2
 
54.
The Visitor (1979)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
The soul of a young girl with telekinetic powers becomes the prize in a fight between forces of God and the Devil. (108 mins.)
 
55.
The Crawling Eye (1958)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
A series of decapitations on a Swiss mountainside appear to be connected to a mysterious radioactive cloud. (84 mins.)
 
56.
Eegah (1962)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.2/10 X  
Teenagers stumble across a prehistoric caveman, who goes on a rampage. (90 mins.)
“ This title was also featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Elvira's Movie Macabre". ” - RagingR2
 
57.
Infra-Man (1975)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
Princess Dragon Mom and her mutant army have arisen, and only Inframan can stop them! (88 mins.)
Director: Shan Hua
 
58.
Killers from Space (1954)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
An atomic scientist claims he was abducted by aliens after being injured in a plane crash. (71 mins.)
Director: W. Lee Wilder
 
59.
The Giant Gila Monster (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.3/10 X  
A giant lizard terrorizes a rural Texas community with a heroic teenager attempting to destroy the creature. (74 mins.)
Director: Ray Kellogg
“ This title was also featured on "Mystery Science Theater 3000" and "Elvira's Movie Macabre". ” - RagingR2
 
60.
Plan 9 from Outer Space (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
Aliens resurrect dead humans as zombies and vampires to stop humanity from creating the Solaranite (a sort of sun-driven bomb). (79 mins.)
 
61.
Hardware Wars (1978 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
This is a short parody of the movie Star Wars. (13 mins.)
Director: Ernie Fosselius
 
62.
Nightmare in Blood (1977)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
Attendees at a horror-film convention in San Francisco keep disappearing. It turns out that the guest of honor is a real vampire... (90 mins.)
Director: John Stanley
 
63.
Mark of the Damned (2006)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Set in an amplified world, MARK OF THE DAMNED is the gripping story of Diane, a young woman pursued... (105 mins.)
Director: Eric Miller
 
64.
The Little Shop of Horrors (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.3/10 X  
A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it's carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it. (72 mins.)
Director: Roger Corman
 
65.
The Undertaker and His Pals (1966)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
An undertaker and his two friends, who are restaurant owners, drum up business by going out on the town... (63 mins.)