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.
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.
A couple passing through a small Oklahoma town discover that it has been taken over by a homicidal cult that worships a crow god--and that all the cult members are children.
Best described as a typical lockdown film: one girl, one apartment one camera..and one giant blurry finger. Maybe better described as an extended joke for everyone who ever tried to take a picture or record some film.
SWEET SICK TEENS
A boy preacher named Isaac goes to Gatlin, Nebraska and gets all the children to murder every adult in town, and to form a religious cult. A young couple on a road trip stop in Gatlin to report a murder and seek help, but the town seems deserted. They are soon trapped in Gatlin with little chance of getting out alive.
SWEET SICK TEENS
A busload of children has disappeared from the quiet New England town of Ravensback, and Sheriff Billy Hart is on the case. A short while later, he manages to track down the kids, but unfortunately they seem to have been transformed into murderous zombies by a cloud of radioactive gas. How can he stop the killer tykes before they destroy the town?
A gymnastics coach must deal with a man who has taken an interest in the young girls she coaches.
Imagine a time in the not-too-distant future... a time in which humans are free to roam the streets, without masks, without social distance guidelines. Will it be a dream come true? Or will almost 2 years of quarantining cause us to be a society of bumbling fools? This film answers that question.
A lone samurai and his odd companion, a cursed severed head, seek vengeance in a haunted world.
A parody film trailer about a family that buys a new home that’s haunted by horny ghosts.
Aspiring beauty vlogger Kalley is positively determined to finish her first sponsored review video for an unknown brand’s chemical peel.
A timely dark comedy about the sweetest fiancé giving her boyfriend the best birthday present ever.
With help of Russian mob clients, The Green Cobra details her rise as a “Life Ending Technician,” on the backdrop of a poor soul’s final hours.
A famous social media influencer is on the way to a Hallowe’en party with friends, when stopped at a red light in a bad part of town, one of them road-rages with the wrong people. They end up handcuffed in a dark basement, where a card-carrying psycho unleashes his sickest fantasies on his victims. No one among millions of followers can help.
29 Needles is a psycho-sexual body horror that follows a disturbed man with an obsession for pain and sex, as he explores his darkest sexual desires. These obsessions lead him to try things most wouldn't dream of. The pain he inflicts upon himself is no longer working to hold back the horrors in his head. As he gives in to his most forbidden desires a whole new side of him awakens, a side that he no longer struggles to hide.
Micromicrobudget feature. After robbing a strip club, three desperate teenage girls lead a misogynistic Federal Agent on a lysergic cross-country chase, scoring a duffle bag full of money, drugs, and a crew of willing kidnapees (the girl's favorite bands CHRISTMAS TITS and POLTERGASM) along the way. Director Bickel is known for THETA GIRL, our 2017 opening film.
In rural Illinois, a young girl’s disappearance traumatizes the small-town residents, as secrets are revealed, destroying some relationships and strengthening others. Three girls, Charlotte, Laurel, and Joanna, form a bond in the aftermath of the tragedy. Sophomore year in the racially diverse community turns strange when a succession of traumas accelerates each character’s coming-of-age and mysteries emerge from every complication.
In the early 1960s, a small-town doctor invents a machine that uses laser technology to remove skin abnormalities. He experiments to make the machine go smoothly and obtain a patent, but his nurse (Eva Habermann) thinks the machine is dangerous and not ready. The struggle between the two causes the machine to malfunction creating a cyst monster that goes on a rampage in the doctor's office, causing the kind of bodyhorror-comedy that reminds us of Stuart Gorden films.
Twelve strangers wake up in a clearing. They don't know where they are, or how they got there. They don't know they've been chosen - for a very specific purpose - The Hunt. In the shadow of a dark internet conspiracy theory, ruthless elitists gather at a remote location to hunt humans for sport. But their master plan is about to be derailed when one of the hunted, Crystal, turns the tables on her pursuers.
Expect an ultra-violent murder game with dark humor that challenges the limits of your political correctness.
An agoraphobic woman finds a suspicious, hollow wall in her house.
Norval's life has been, to put it lightly, difficult. Currently living home with his mother, the troubled young man is coming off alcohol-related struggles. So when he receives an unexpected letter from his estranged father requesting a visit, Norval catches a bus up to his dad's secluded and scenic waterfront home. Maybe reconnecting with his father will give Norval the emotional fulfillment he's been lacking. Before long, though, he notices something off about his dad, an uneasy feeling triggered by inappropriate comments and a possible over-dependence on booze.