A group of scientists band together to save the world from mutated killer tomatoes.
Let's have another look at those cobwebs.
When a mob target is eliminated, a cunning hood seizes the opportunity, retaining the incriminating list to extort its entries. But when the mob discovers his betrayal, they swiftly dispose of him, enraging his voluptuous girlfriend. Armed with determination and her feminine allure, she embarks on a vengeful pursuit, wielding the only two weapons at her disposal. This red and dirty 35mm print is brought to you by our friends from Filmhuis Cavia in Amsterdam.
A blaxploitation classic. Transported to Transylvania in the 18th century, an African prince undergoes a ghastly transformation into a vampire. Centuries later, he awakens in Los Angeles, thirsting for blood and ensnaring unsuspecting residents. Fate intervenes when he encounters Tina, a woman whom he believes to be the reincarnation of his long-lost wife. A tale of eternal love and nocturnal terror. We hope you like red as well, because the 16mm print surely is!
A mysterious stranger tells the twisted tale of seemingly unconnected strangers caught in a series of otherworldly events whose lives will change in incredible ways forever.
The follow-up to BUTT BOY (BUTTFF 2020) is an anthology of six stories of the weird and wicked that can be a challenge even to those that say they have a strange sense of humor.
David Stojan is the name! Last year we showed two of his films, this year he made a new challenging atrocity: A deranged loner only known by his online alias "Webmaster" spends his days and nights operating an international sex trafficking ring on the dark web known as "Lolita Slave Dolls", where kidnapped victims have gruesome operations performed on them and are then sold to customers to be used to fulfill their most depraved desires. For his next operation, he enlists a group of corrupt and sadistic doctors to torture, degrade and humiliate a new victim at the behest of a customer.
The (stand-alone) sequel to the 2016 film takes place three years later and follows our final girl Michelle who is now in college. However, she is still plagued with the question of what truly happened after a night of terror that left her friends missing. This years annual haunted house thrown by the sorority girls of Gamma Tau Psi is forced off campus, but thankfully the ban on Halloween has been lifted by the town mayor. Unfortunately for Michelle, some uninvited trick-or-treaters from her past come knocking...
Doug Bradley & Lloyd Kaufman in small roles.
A motorcycle riding dog must compete with the Grim Reaper to save his soul.
An Egyptian caterer kills various women in suburban Miami to use their body parts to revive a dormant Egyptian goddess while an inept police detective tries to track him down. With a special Egyptian menu, he tries trick an inquisitive suburban lady.
Part of our foodfilm program it is listed high on the eternal list of cult films. Back in the early sixties, there was nothing like it, and audiences were shocked by the extreme sickness and gore of the film. Audiences nowadays might raise an eyebrow at the portrayal of the sinister Egyptian shop owner and his overacting.
Fantasy, sci-fi, and horror collide in this unique dreamlike cinematic experience. Shot with vintage lenses and on 35 mm.
The film begins when a little girl has a terrible accident and slips into a coma where she finds herself thrust into a darkly surreal industrial dreamworld. Haunted by a nightmarish spectre that feeds off her tears, she must follow her mother’s radio-static voice to find her way back to consciousness.
A feature length documentary featuring interviews with collectors, film directors and VHS enthusiasts as they take a trip down memory lane and take us through their first experiences with the medium and what it meant to them.
Part of our VHS soiree speciale together with STRAIGHT TO VIDEO's presentation of TCM 2 and Video Shop Tales of Horror.
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After discovering a hidden stash of powerful hallucinogenic worms, Roscoe, a maintenance man for a seedy motel, follows a path of self-destruction through the alleyways of Chicago. Guided by visions of a giant floating Worm, he encounters Benny, a moped enthusiast trying to manifest a baby from an inanimate sex doll. Together, they fall in love with doing worms before embarking on a euphoric, hallucinatory odyssey of sex and violence.
Take all the drugs in the world, but stay away from those worms and caterpillars. Remember NAKED LUNCH?
Based on the terrifying true story of Robert 'Willy' Pickton, the pig farmer cum prolific lady killer whose horrific crimes shocked the world.
In this new documentary about Negativland, the footage is almost entirely made by the people who are in it. Plunderphonics is the name given to the genre by the band that named itself after the song by CAN. Media attention rose after the band made an unauthorized cover of a U2 song. Over The Edge live radio broadcasts, and news footage, and occasional interviews from the era. The format follows the footage: a continuous loop of time backward and forward, sometimes repeating.
Audra's graduation gift is her dream house, but it soon becomes a living nightmare when some uninvited guests come to her homecoming party who aren't very subtle.
Blood-on-the-boobs film with many playboy girls, as if Hugh Heffner and Russ Meyer teamed up.
It’s delicious, low in calories and – better still – doesn’t stain the family carpet… What’s not to like?! Well, for a start it has a life of its own, and we’re not talking friendly live bacteria… Young Jason seems to be the only one who doesn’t love The Stuff – in fact he won’t go anywhere near it, after having seen the pudding crawling around the fridge one night. What’s more, everyone who eats The Stuff has started acting really weird...
By 2022 earth is completely polluted and overpopulated (we can confirm now). Human kind is kept alive by mass-producing a food substitute named SOYLENT GREEN. The Greenhouse effect eradicated all vegetation (sit and wait) and hunger causes mass riots. Soylent industries is a not-so-trustworthy multinational benefitting from all this mayhem, until their CEO is found murdered. Police investigates – something fishy is going on. Charlton Heston stars.
Construction worker Donald is having a hard time getting anything good to eat since his wife has decided to only cook gourmet foods. That and her constant harping cause him to snap, and he whacks her. Somewhere in the confusion he comes up with a new use for the microwave oven (that looked like Chernobyl in the 1970's), and begins to eat much better. Soon he's experimenting with different recipes. And different meats.
A scientist creates Proteus, an organic supercomputer with artificial intelligence which becomes obsessed with human beings, and in particular the creator’s wife.
Seething with revenge after discovering the truth behind his brother's death, Mick's rage ignites an explosive riot as he makes a daring escape from death block 13.
A documentary that explores the history of heavy metal music, horror films, and how the two genres have merged together over time.
Shay, the happy-go-lucky last woman on earth, thinks the end of the world is great. She can do, eat, and wear whatever she wants. In fact, the only downside she’s noticed is that the apocalypse makes it hard to get laid. So when she stumbles upon a zombie-infested sex shop, she’s willing to take on its undead horde of Mean Girls if it means getting satisfaction.
5-year-old Alex Borden is handsome, charming, and intelligent. In fact, he may be too smart for his own good, as his life is swiftly becoming a living hell. Alex's nightmare begins when he meets Harry, a mysterious artist and chess-master. Alex becomes alarmed when his intellect mysteriously begins to grow, and so do the horrors that invade his nightmares--and soon his waking hours. Long-suppressed memories surface and Alex must face the terrors of his violent past, a vanished older brother, a father who abandoned both his sons, and a mother who was viciously murdered.
After using himself as bait to rid New York City of its muggers in Death Wish (1974), Paul Kersey relocates to Los Angeles with his traumatised daughter, trying to wipe the slate clean, and bury the past. However, once again, Paul catches the eye of a new bunch of savage street thugs, and before long, rape and murder destroy his family. Now, armed with his unforgiving semi-automatic Beretta 84 pistol, Kersey prowls the filthy backstreets of L.A., eager to pick up where he left off, and clean up the city. But, Paul's brutal method of justice is starting to attract unwanted attention.
The free-spirited hippie chick Terry and laidback ‘nam draft dodger Kevin are hitchhiking around small, sleepy towns on the Mexican border. All is love and flowers until they stumble upon a vicious mercenary band on the way to a conflict in Central America, whose main goal seems to be intimidation of the locals and sexually assaulting women.
Maggie is a tough and ruthless member of the all-female Dark Moon motorcycle gang led by the merciless Trigga (Pollyanna McIntosh). After Maggie's cousin is attacked and drugged at a party, the gang rides out to take revenge into their own hands. The attackers, led by Keegan, don't see the fury coming and a war breaks out with Maggie and Brian caught in the middle as both sides race towards a violent showdown to end it once and for all. screening with introduction and Q&A with Pollyanna McIntosh.
A mother and her daughter live a life almost in seclusion in a mountainous area of the United States. The adolescent Izzy only has as a friend, her mother, a woman full of secrets with whom she shares a primitive rock band. The mother does not want people to come near daughter, but Izzy manages to escape to the city several times. There she will discover that her family has a past related to witchcraft. International festival hit that might be the horror film sensation of the year!
Raised by wolves, the vulnerable last survivor of a cannibalistic tribe bathes wounded in a river somewhere in the lush woods of Northeast Coast, where she used to roam free. In the eyes of misogynistic lawyer Chris, the naked beast-like savage seems to be the perfect trophy for his home; however, is there a place for a feral, flesh-eating primitive among civilized people?' An alternative take on the female revenge genre from a book by Jack Ketchum with a feral woman, starring Pollyanna McIntosh. The sequel DARLIN' has already premiered at BUTFF in 2020.
A woman comes to New York City from Ohio to escape an abusive husband and gets entangled with murderous female vigilantes who prey on abusive men and exterminate them one by one with a killer soundtrack to uplift the ultraviolence. Dead men don't rape is the movie's tagline that leaves little to the imagination, but says it all. A GUN FOR JENNIFER has a killer soundtrack.
Originally shot in 1984 and not finished until 2021, New York Ninja is about a sound technician for a news station who becomes a vigilante ninja in New York City after his pregnant wife is murdered. Great added soundtrack by Voyag3r and voice dubbing by the likes of Linnea Quigley, Michael Berryman and Cynthia Rothrock. Released by Vinegar Syndrome.
A mysterious vigilante (played by Robert Bronzi - the clone of Charles Bronson) moves to a city infested with crime and terror, taking the law into his own hands to protect a young mother and her child.
Kersey, an ex-architect and a professional vigilante, finds out that his old friend died after a vicious beating by a gang of thugs. Will Kersey be able to avenge his friend's death? The most entertaining Death Wish film in the series.
When a gang leader retires, the leader of a rival gang arranges the murder of his girlfriend and merges the two formerly opposing gangs. The former gang leader wreaks havoc on the newly unified group as he seeks revenge.
When John Eastland's best friend, Michael Jefferson, is mugged and left permanently crippled, he decides to do something about it. Jefferson had saved Eastland's life in Vietnam and now it's time for Eastland to get revenge for his friend. Using his old Army gear he sets out on a crusade to clean up the streets of New York using the name "The Exterminator."
For three years, James (Harry Shum Jr.) has been haunted by his wife’s sudden and inexplicable disappearance. His best distraction is work—specifically, archiving old videos. While watching decade-aged TV news footage one night, he sees a video interference that’s deeply disturbing. And it’s not the only interference he’ll see. As his obsession over these strange clips increases, and he submerges himself into their mysteries, James discovers troubling connections to his missing wife. Based on actual, but never resolved hacks. Was it a serial killer releasing information?
Novelist Jennifer Hills travels from New York City to Louisiana to work on her next book in privacy. The gas station attendant, Johnny Stillman, gives her directions to her rented cabin when she gets lost. He embarrasses himself trying to flirt with her. When the cabin's plumbing becomes clogged, it is fixed by Matthew Duncan, a stuttering plumber with an intellectual disability. She rewards him with an abrupt kiss of gratitude. Matthew tells Johnny and his friends Andy Chirensky and Stanley Woods about his visit.
After his wife and son got brutalized by a street gang, and a corrupt criminal justice system puts the perpetrators back on the street, a NYC factory worker teams up with a vigilante group to find some measure of bloody justice. BUT FF is proud to present the namesake title for this year's program. VIGILANTE comes at a 4K restoration by Blue Underground, featuring Fred Williamson and Robert Foster.
General Ahmed has started an inner-city People’s Army to try and relieve the misery of the citizens of Watts. When the locals are put under increasing pressure by Mafia thugs, Ahmed’s second-in-command Colonel Kojah asks for permission to start a protection squad to take more direct action. Ahmed fears this protection squad will just turn into a vigilante mob, and his prediction soon proves correct. Will Ahmed be able to wrest control back from the power-mad Kojah, or will he be the mob’s next victim?
After two impoverished teenage brothers manage to escape their abusive father, they embark on a treacherous and haunted journey in the hope of finding their estranged mother.....
After the death of their father, two brothers decide to embark on a hunting trip to help bring them closer together. They become the prey of a deadly creature.
Get ready for shellshock! It’s the ZOMBEAVERS meets GODZILLA hybrid you always craved in the creature feature comedy horror of the year
Telephone psychic Clementine Carter is pulled into a complex web of mystery when she receives a call from a serial killer. Predicting his murders before he commits them puts her into a terrifying game of cat and mouse. Enlisting the aid of her invalid father and clairvoyant co-worker, they must use their unique abilities to stay one step ahead of a maniac whose unspeakable acts in the present are nothing compared to his past and future.
Met Halloween gaan Dawn en Tara verkleed op pad. Op de radio horen ze waarschuwingen over een moordende clown, maar daar trekken ze zich niet veel van aan.
Als Dawn naar de wc moet, gaat ze een streng beveiligd gebouw binnen. Het ziet het er sinister uit, maar dat is nog niets vergeleken met de daadwerkelijke gruwel die haar daar te wachten staat.
The EonCorp series continues in this shot-on-video science fiction gore-fest. A lethal alien embryo is used by a deranged man to release a new infection that exceeds the malignancy of Havoc virus, raising the mutant dead from their graves, and unleashing a new breed of alien terror.
Between appearing in supporting roles in General Hospital and local TV commercials, Ryan Sexton spent the early 90s documenting the life and art of El Duce, lead singer of the notorious shock rock band The Mentors. Famous for taking the stage in black executioner hoods, the band spent a few moments in the national spotlight after some of their most offensive lyrics were denounced on the floor of the US Senate.
Ten years have passed since the alien war, and now the line between human and alien is blurred. The film follows two vagrants who were once subjects of a dangerous experiment involving the assimilation of alien and human DNA. Their bodies were hollowed out by over-sized spiders, bio-engineered by EonCorp, a corporation with evil intentions. The spiders used their bodies as dwelling places until the assimilation process was complete, and their bodies regenerated. Now they wander around the South Mill District, waiting for the spider's mutagenic virus to do what it was meant to do.
A monk’s dedication is put to the ultimate test in this psychotically psychedelic animated nightmare. Will he succeed? Or will he fall victim to the ultimate enemy his own Self?
An on-the-lam punk rocker and a young woman obsessed with his band unexpectedly fall in love and go on an epic journey together through America's decaying Midwestern suburbs.
From director Adam Rehmeier comes this festival hit. His previous film THE BUNNY GAME was a shocker at our 2011 edition and, we are still proud of releasing the dvd back in 2011.