Free Movies: 1980s


Satan’s Storybook – Michael Rider, USA, 1989

Stars: Ginger Lynn Allen, Steven K. Arthur, Jane August, Gary Brandner

A two-part horror anthology, the first part about a serial killer who is executed for his string of murders, the second about a despondent actor who hangs himself and meets a clown on “the other side.”

The Toxic Avenger Part II – Lloyd Kaufman, Michael Herz, USA, 1989
Toxie travels to Tokyo to search for his father and leaves his home in Tromaville open to complete domination by an evil corporation.
Bloodspell aka The Boy from Hell – Deryn Warren – USA – 1988
Starring Aarin Teich, Anthony Jenkins, John Reno, Twink Caplan

Young Daniel has been sent away to a home for troubled teens by his mother, who claims it’s to protect him from his long-missing father. The father eventually returns and, despite his wife’s plans, discovers where his son is being hidden away. It turns out that Daniel’s father is actually a demon…

Doctor Hackenstein – USA, 1988

Troma Movies – unavailable in some territories

Empire of Ash – Michael Mazo, Lloyd A. Simandl, Canada, 1988

In post-nuclear “New Idaho,” a lone warrior teams up with a girl to help rescue the girl’s sister from a hostile warrior clan.

Future Zone

Hobgoblins – USA, 1988


Hollowgate – Ray Di Zazzo, USA, 1988

Troma Movies

Incident at Raven’s Gate aka Encounter at Raven’s Gate – Australia, 1988

Ex-con Eddie Cleary gets a job working on his older brother’s isolated farm. It’s not long before bizarre things start happening — dead birds falling out of the sky, family pets attacking their owners, strange apparitions beginning to appear, and people who had been “normal” suddenly going insane…


Rabid Grannies – Belgium, 1988

Troma Movies

Plutonium Baby aka The Mutant Kid – Ray Hirschman, USA, 1987

Danny’s mother was contaminated by radiation poisoning at the time of his birth. Years have passed, and Danny begins to go on a killing rampage…

Troma Movies – unavailable in some territories

Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama aka The Imp – David DeCoteau, USA, 1987


Blood Hook – USA, 1986

Troma Movies

Chopping Mall – Jim Wynorski, USA, 1986


Zombie Brigade – Barrie Pattison, Carmelo Musca, Australia, 1986

An Aborigine (John Moore) stops corpses roused by an Australian mayor’s razing of a war memorial for a Japanese theme park…


Creature aka Titan Find – William Malone, USA, 1985


Eternal Evil aka The Blue Man – George Mihalka, Canada/USA, 1985

A dissatisfied Montreal director of TV commercials is taught to astrally project himself by a mysterious woman. But soon he finds that he does it against his will when he sleeps, and while he does it, he commits savage acts against those in his life…

Internet Archive

Nightmare Weekend – Henri Sala – France/UK, 1986

Troma Movies

Phenomena – Dario Argento, Italy, 1985

A young girl who can somehow communicate with insects may be the key to solving a string of murders at an exclusive boarding school…


Screamplay – Rufus Butler Seder, USA, 1985

A detective investigating a series of murders discovers that they are similar to the slayings that occur in the new script of a Hollywood screenwriter…

Troma Movies

Combat Shock: Director’s Cut – Buddy Giovinazzo, USA, 1984

A dangerously disturbed Vietnam veteran struggles with life 15 years after his return home, and slowly falls into insanity from his gritty urban lifestyle…

Troma Movies

Monster Dog – Claudio Fragasso, Spain/Italy, 1984

A rock star (Alice Cooper) returns to his childhood home to shoot a music video while a pack of wild dogs are on the loose killing off the local residents.


Rocktober Blood – USA, 1984

A crazed rock singer returns from the dead to murder members of his former band.

Sebastian Films

The Killing of Satan – Philippines, 1983

A man is chosen by his dead uncle to battle the forces of evil. He fights a being called “The Prince of Magic,” who shoots rays from his hands, makes heads spin around and hypnotises people. He finally faces Satan himself and engages him in a battle of magic…


The New Barbarians aka Warriors of the Wasteland – Italy, 1983

Future Zone

Curse of the Cannibal Confederates aka The Curse of the Screaming Dead – Tony Malanowski, USA, 1982

Six young friends who unwillingly raise the undead corpses of Confederate soldiers…

Troma Movies

Demon Rage aka Satan’s Mistress; Dark Eyes – James Polakof, USA, 1982

A woman in an unhappy marriage finds fulfilment in her relationship with a ghostly, speechless presence…


Madman – USA, 1982

A legendary psychopathic murderer stalks a summer camp.


Nightbeast aka Night Beast – Don Dohler, USA, 1982

Troma Movies

Pieces – Spain, 1982


Dawn of the Mummy – Frank Agrama, 1981

A group of fashion models disturb the tomb of a mummy and revive an ancient curse. Along with the mummy rising, slaves who were buried in the desert thousands of years before, also rise, with a craving for human flesh.

Star Entertainment

The Forest – Don Jones, USA, 1981

Cult Cinema Classics

Graduation Day – USA, 1981

Troma Movies

Night Warning aka Butcher, Baker, Nightmare Maker – William Asher, USA, 1981


Oasis of the Zombies – Jess Franco, France, 1981

An expedition searching for treasure supposedly buried by the German army in the African desert during WWII comes up against an army of Nazi zombies guarding the fortune…

Classic Movies

Play Dead – Peter Wittman, USA, 1981. Stars Yvonne De Carlo

A woman uses her magic powers and a vicious Rottweiler dog to murder her relatives.

Troma Movies

Cataclysm aka The Nightmare Never Ends – USA, 1980

A woman is tormented by visions of murder and death. She is drawn into a strange cult of neo-Nazis…

Troma Movies

The Children – USA, 1980

Troma Movies

Fiend – Don Dohler, USA, 1980

A spirit enters a gravesite and reanimates a corpse back to life. In order for him to stay alive, the undead corpse needs to absorb the life energies out of the living by wrapping his hands around his victims’ throats…

Don Dohler Films

Monstroid aka Monster – Kenneth Hartford, USA, 1980

Starring James Mitchum, John Carradine, Philip Carey

A rural Colombian village is attacked by a horrible sea serpent, aroused by industrial pollution of a nearby lake.

Internet Archive

Mother’s Day – Charles Kaufman – USA, 1980

A mad matriarch and her two maniac sons kidnap and torture three women in their backwoods cabin…

Troma Movies

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