Most Popular "Special Effects" Titles
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1. Face Off (2011– )
44 min | Game-Show, Reality-TV
Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination which allows them to create amazing works of living art. ... See full summary »
5. F/X2 (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Thriller
F/X man Rollie Tyler is now a toymaker. Mike, the ex-husband of his girlfriend Kim, is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. The operation goes well until some unknown man kills ... See full summary »
6. F/X (1986)
R | 109 min | Action, Thriller
A movie special effects man is hired to fake a real-life mob killing for a witness protection plan, but finds his own life in danger.
7. When Worlds Collide (1951)
Approved | 83 min | Family, Sci-Fi
As a new star and planet hurtle toward a doomed Earth, a small group of survivalists frantically work to complete the rocket which will take them to their new home.
8. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Unrated | 83 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
Extra-terrestrials flying in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
10. The Dungeonmaster (1984)
PG-13 | 73 min | Sci-Fi, Fantasy
A demonic wizard challenges a modern-day computer programmer to a battle of technology vs. sorcery, with the programmer's girlfriend as the prize.
Writers: Charles Band, Allen Actor, Rosemarie Turko, John Carl Buechler, David Allen, Jeffrey Byron, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou | Directors: David Allen, Charles Band, John Carl Buechler, Steven Ford, Peter Manoogian, Ted Nicolaou, Rosemarie Turko | Stars: Jeffrey Byron, Richard Moll, Leslie Wing, Gina Calabrese
12. Socket (2007)
Not Rated | 93 min | Drama, Romance, Sci-Fi
Dr. Bill Matthews is struck by lighting. While recovering at the hospital where he works, he begins an intimate relationship with Dr. Craig Murphy, who invites Bill to join a strange group of lightning survivors.
13. The Adventures of Baron Munchausen (1943)
110 min | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy
This lavish, impudent, adult fairy tale takes the viewer from 18th-century Braunschweig to St. Petersburg, Constantinople, Venice, and then to the moon using ingenious special effects, stunning location shooting.
15. The Matrix Revisited (2001 Video)
123 min | Documentary
An "extras-only" DVD, packed with documentaries and behind-the-scenes footage from the filming of the ground-breaking 1999 movie "The Matrix". Includes a rare interview with the elusive ... See full summary »
16. La classe américaine (1993 TV Movie)
70 min | Comedy
George Abitbol, "the Most Classy Man on Earth", dies sputtering his famous last words: "cr*ppy world!" What the heck did he mean? Reporters Steven, Peter and Dave investigate. La Classe ... See full summary »
18. Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)
170 min | Action, Fantasy, Horror
Diyva and Karan Saxena are in love and plan to marry. Karan has a younger step-brother, Vivek Saxena who he looks after him as though he were his own brother. Divya and Vivek hang out with ... See full summary »
19. Superior Firepower: The Making of 'Aliens' (2003 Video)
185 min | Documentary
This feature-length documentary, made especially for the 2003 Aliens (1986) DVD release, is incredibly informative with all its interviews with both the cast and crew, as well as behind the... See full summary »
21. The Making of Steven Spielberg's 'Jaws' (1995 Video)
125 min | Documentary
Excellent and very detailed documentary on the making of a classic. Filled with appealing trivia, exhaustive interviews with cast and crew members, and never before seen footage.
22. The H-Man (1958)
Approved | 79 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Thriller
When a narcotics deal goes sour and a suspect disappears, leaving only his clothes, Tokyo police question his wife and stake out the nightclub where she works. His disappearance stumps the ... See full summary »
23. Nightmare Factory (2011 TV Movie)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary
An inside look at the world of Hollywood special effects and the company paving the way, KNB Effects.
26. The Beast Within: The Making of 'Alien' (2003 Video)
178 min | Documentary
This made-for-DVD documentary treats horror and science fiction film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Alien, the terrifying classic about a spaceship crew trapped with a ... See full summary »
28. The Making of 'Star Wars' (1977 TV Movie)
Unrated | 50 min | Documentary
Ever wonder how they ever managed to make a movie like Star Wars? Well, bickering droid duo C-3PO and R2-D2 host this tour of the mind of creator George Lucas and what inspired him to make ... See full summary »
31. Kalyug Aur Ramayan (1987)
Bhagwan Shri Ram would like his param-bhakt (Chief Devotee) Shri Hanuman to tour Kalyugic (Dark-aged) Hindustan, and himself witness the regression that has taken over this once peaceful, ... See full summary »
32. Court of Lonely Royals (2006)
90 min | Drama, Thriller
A group of disaffected twenty-somethings occupy a dystopic, hyper-urban Australia. They spend their time eating udon noodles, listening to Swedish pop music and committing mass executions for the police.
33. Mr. X in Bombay (1964)
126 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi
Shobha Mathur lives a wealthy lifestyle with her Professor dad, who is now carrying out experiments on various issues. One day while doing so, he makes an employee named Manohar drink a ... See full summary »
34. Fruit Fly (2009)
94 min | Comedy, Musical
Filipina performance artist Bethesda moves into an art commune to search for her long missing biological mother. Along the way, she comes to realize that she just might be a fairy princess, fag hag, fruit fly.
35. The Making of 'Alien³' (2003 Video)
161 min | Documentary
The creation of the film Alien³ (1992) is covered here in this feature-length documentary in exhaustive detail. Many interviews with the cast and crew give us an idea of how hard of a time ... See full summary »
36. Teenage Monster (1958)
Approved | 65 min | Horror, Sci-Fi, Western
In 1880 a young boy is exposed to the effects of a meteor and becomes ugly killer monster, as his mother hides him in her new house and tries to stop his killing.
41. Crossing the Wall: The Making of 'Stardust' (2010 Video)
60 min | Fantasy
Five part documentary covering the production of the movie 'Stardust'. Featuring interviews with Matthew Vaughn, Jane Goldman, Lorenzo Di Bonaventura, Claire Danes, Charlie Cox, Neil Gaiman and others.
42. Drive in Holy Motors (2013)
45 min | Documentary
DRIVE IN Holy Motors sketches the portrait of a discreet artist, all of whose films marked their era and will continue to deliver their aesthetic and visionary wealth.
46. Starz Inside: Fantastic Flesh (2008 TV Movie)
60 min | Documentary, History
This documentary delves into the art of make-up effects with industry legends Dick Smith, Rob Bottin, Tom Savini, John Landis, Frank Darabont, Joe Dante and many others with a strong focus ... See full summary »
47. The Making of 'Jurassic Park' (1995 Video)
51 min | Documentary
This documentary treats film fans to a behind-the-scenes look at the making of Jurassic Park, one of the 90's biggest hits and a milestone in special effects development. Narrated by James ... See full summary »
48. The Making of 'Superman: The Movie' (1980 TV Movie)
52 min | Documentary
Ernie Anderson narrates this look at the making of Richard Donner's blockbuster 1978 film. Behind-the-scenes footage, as well as scenes from the film, reveal just how audiences were able to... See full summary »
49. From 'Star Wars' to 'Jedi': The Making of a Saga (1983 TV Movie)
Unrated | 65 min | Documentary
Ever wonder how they ever made Star Wars, Empire Strikes Back, and Return of the Jedi? Well this documentary explains it all as we're taken on a behind-the-scenes tour of the making of the ... See full summary »
50. Despiser (2003 Video)
R | 105 min | Fantasy, Horror
Having just been fired and dumped by his wife, life couldn't possibly be worse for independent artist GORDON HAUGE (Mark Redfield)--until he wrecks his car and finds himself in purgatory ... See full summary »