Most Popular "Special Effects" Titles
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2. New Nightmare (1994)
R | 112 min | Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
A demonic force has chosen Freddy Krueger as its portal to the real world. Can Heather play the part of Nancy one last time and trap the evil trying to enter our world?
Votes: 38,041 | Gross: $18.09M
4. 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 »
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.
Votes: 13,349 | Gross: $20.60M
7. Scare Campaign (2016)
76 min | Horror
Popular prank TV show, Scare Campaign, has been entertaining audiences for the last 5 years with its mix of old school scares and hidden camera fun. But as we enter a new age of online TV ... See full summary »
8. A Midsummer Night's Dream (1935)
Approved | 133 min | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Theseus, Duke of Athens, is going to marry Hyppolyta, Queen of the Amazons. Demetrius is engaged with Hermia, but Hermia loves Lysander. Helena loves Demetrius. Oberon and Titania, of the ... See full summary »
9. F/X2 (1991)
PG-13 | 108 min | Action, Thriller
F/X man Rollie Tyler (Bryan Brown) is now a toy maker. Mike Brandon (Tom Mason), the ex-husband of Rolly's girlfriend Kim(Rachel Ticotin), is a cop. He asks Rollie to help catch a killer. ... See full summary »
Votes: 6,712 | Gross: $21.08M
10. Earth vs. the Flying Saucers (1956)
Unrated | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi
Extraterrestrials traveling in high-tech flying saucers contact scientist Dr. Russell Marvin as part of a plan to enslave the inhabitants of Earth.
11. When Worlds Collide (1951)
Approved | 83 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller
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.
12. The Dungeonmaster (1984)
PG-13 | 73 min | Fantasy, Horror, Sci-Fi
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
14. The Dark Place (2014)
Not Rated | 87 min | Mystery, Thriller
Keegan Dark returns to the the heart of California's wine valley to make peace with his long-estranged family. Instead, he finds a harrowing mystery that endangers his life and those he loves.
15. 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 »
16. Spunk (2015)
37 min | Short
Spunk is an experimental documentary where reality and virtual reality blend into a surrealistic sexual collage. 36 minutes long, it showcases digital sex with webcams, mobile phones and ... See full summary »
17. 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 »
18. 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.
19. Empire of Dreams: The Story of the 'Star Wars' Trilogy (2004 Video)
151 min | Documentary, History, Sci-Fi
An in-depth making of documentary about the original Star Wars trilogy, covering the productions of the three films and their impact on popular culture.
20. Ray Harryhausen: Special Effects Titan (2011)
Not Rated | 90 min | Documentary, Biography
The life and work of the renowned film visual effects artist and producer.
21. 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.
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 »
24. 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.
25. 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 »
26. The Matrix Revisited (2001 Video)
Not Rated | 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 »
27. 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. Inside the Labyrinth (1986 TV Movie)
57 min | Documentary, Music
A behind the scenes look at the David Bowie film, Labyrinth, also featuring Jim Henson and Jennifer Connelly.
29. 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 an ugly killer monster, as his mother hides him in her new house and tries to stop his killing.
36. 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.
38. 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 »
40. 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.
41. 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 »
42. Atlas (2012)
Unrated | 42 min | Short, Action
When evil rears its ugly head in Old Hope City, there's only one man to call... ATLAS! Atlas, the Champion of Old Hope City has fought crime and villiany to the bitter end and has all but ... See full summary »
43. 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 »
44. 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 »
46. The Making of 'Terminator 2: Judgment Day' (1991 TV Short)
Not Rated | 25 min | Documentary, Short
Documentary of the making of the sequel to the popular Schwarzenegger film, The Terminator.
47. Hollywood Mortuary (1998 Video)
70 min | Comedy, Horror
By 1941, Pierce Jackson Dawn, the greatest make-up artist of the early 20th century, is considered washed-up. Pierce's mirror reflection warns him that he has been forgotten and must find ... See full summary »
49. 30 Days in Hell: The Making of 'The Devil's Rejects' (2005 Video)
145 min | Documentary
An exhaustive, detailed documentary on the 30-day film shoot of "The Devil's Rejects"
50. Equinox: Cast Interview (2006 Video)
10 min | Documentary, Short
A short documentary on the making of the low budget cult classic "Equinox" (1967/70) that features interviews with cast members Frank Bonner, Barbara Hewitt and James Duron as they discuss their memories of working on film.