Back to School

Cutting Class

High school can be murder. Just ask Paula (Jill Schoelen, The Stepfather). Her overprotective father disappears during a weekend hunting trip. She's being romantically pursued by Brian Woods (Donovan Leitch, The Blob), a creepy classmate who recently graduated from a mental institution. Her jealous jock boyfriend Dwight (Brad Pitt, Moneyball) is looking for any reas...Read More

Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night 2

If you're a fan of shamelessly vicious female movie villains, you need to take a ride on this Bitch Rocket horror sequel that will blast your ass to a whole new level of sass. Our (Prom) Queen Bitch, Mary Lou, was killed in a freak accident during her crowning moment at prom in 1957 -- And now she's back from the grave 30 years later for revenge! Our protagonist ...Read More

Rock 'n' Roll High School

Vince Lombardi High School has quite a reputation: it's the wildest, most rockin' high school around! That is, until a thug of a principal, Miss Togar, comes along and tries to make the school a totalitarian state. With the help of the Ramones, the students of Vince Lombardi battle Miss Togar's iron-fisted rule and take their battle to a truly explosive conclusion!

Zombie High

Virginia Madsen (Candyman, Sideways) and Richard Cox (Cruising) star in this humorous thriller about the bizarre happenings that occur in a prestigious boarding school. It seems to Andrea Miller (Madsen) that the upperclassmen act like robots. They're the perfect students – dedicated, involved and loyal. Their clothes are perfectly pressed and their hair is perfectl...Read More

Class Of 1984

Directed and co-written by Mark L. Lester (Class of 1999, Commando, Firestarter), Class of 1984 is one of the seminal cult movies of the early 1980s. While its vision of a decaying, violence-plagued inner city school seemed over the top in 1982, it sadly prophesied the future of American education. With an original story and screenplay co-written by genre veteran To...Read More

Pledge Night

It's hazing season at Phi Up and the boys are up to all sorts of nasty pranks on their hapless pledges, in between regular bouts of 'wetting their whistles' at the campus watering hole…with some of the area's beautiful sorority babes. But this is going to be one literal 'hell week' as they unwittingly unleash the spirit of Acid Sid; an unfortunate pledge who was acc...Read More

Fatal Exam

A group of college students have been given a very unusual assignment: spend the night inside of a supposedly haunted house, as part of their studies into the supernatural and occult. Although the rag tag team of collegiates would much rather party and get stoned than look for ghosts, it's not long before unexplained events begin to occur. Initially suspecting that ...Read More

Tammy and the T-Rex

Tammy is a popular high school cheerleader whose new boyfriend, Michael, might be the love of her life. But Tammy’s jealous ex, Billy, won’t stand for anyone coming between him and ‘his’ girl, so he and his friends kidnap Michael, leaving him to be mauled by a lion in a local wildlife reserve. Comatose and at death’s door, Michael’s body is stolen from the hospital ...Read More

Senior Week

1987. Everett and his party-hungry buddies embark on an all-night road-trip to the Florida beaches, for a week of fun, sun, and beautiful women. Mayhem ensues when 2 jealous girl-friends show up unexpectedly, along with a psycho teacher who's hunting down Everett because he owes her an overdue term-paper.

Night Flight - "Take Off" to School Revolt

Ever since “Rock Around The Clock” was heard on the soundtrack of the film Blackboard Jungle, rock music has targeted the classroom as a constant enemy of all that is fun and good in music. Tonight we look at the bands revolting against school authority and classroom discipline with tunes from The Stray Cats, Ramones, Twisted Sister and more. The 1980s had no shorta...Read More


Mixing slasher-style scenes w/ the sweetness of an afterschool special, ANGEL is one of the seminal exploitation films of the 80s. Molly Stewart (Donna Wilkes; Jaws 2) is at the top of her class at her prestigious high school, but no one knows that Molly survives by working nights as a hooker on Hollywood Blvd. Her only friends are a worldly drag queen, a retired co...Read More

Junior High School

A Night Flight Exclusive. David Wechter & Michael Nankin’s adorable 1978 short film Junior High School drew praise from critics, led to making a Disney cult classic, and it was also the first exposure for singer/choreographer Paula Abdul. After overseeing a new digital transfer, this lost classic is now available for streaming on Night Flight Plus!

RiffTrax Presents: Junior Prom

This movie has it all and then some: romance, political intrigue, studying, rich uncles, big bands, familial strife, journalism, jazz, soda fountains, swing dance, real estate, and a prom! Bridget and Mary Jo enjoy this 1946 “drama” (according to Wikipedia), which was the first of Monogram Pictures’ The Teen Agers series, way back before compound words were invented...Read More

Primal Rage

The Science Department at a Florida university has been working on a wonder drug for brain injuries but has accidentally created something else: a rage virus capable of turning those infected into mindless killers, complete with superhuman strength. Meanwhile, two student journalists, Chad and Frank, are on the hunt for a story that will land them national attention...Read More

Mirror, Mirror

In this 1990 horror film, a new widow (Karen Black) and her daughter (Rainbow Harvest) have just moved into a new home. They don't discover until much later that the previous owner was mad, mad, mad. By then, the mirror that the woman left behind in the house has served its purpose as a gateway to demonic worlds, and the evil ones have wreaked havoc in this one.

Ginger Snaps

Ginger and Brigitte, two sisters trapped in suburbia, are obsessed with mayhem, torture and death until they get a taste of the real thing. Bitten by a wild animal, Ginger begins to mutate into a sexy, uncontrolled woman, with some nasty canine tendencies. Is it a virus? Is it a curse? Or the first step towards becoming a vicious werewolf!

Dead Kids

The Ozploitation classic– and one of the most unique shockers of the ‘80s –returns like never before: Michael Murphy (MANHATTAN), Dan Shor (BILL & TED’S EXCELLENT ADVENTURE) and Fiona Lewis (THE FURY) star in this grisly saga of bizarre experiments, butchered teens, New Zealand doubling for suburban Illinois, and a killer in a Tor Johnson mask. Dey Young (ROCK ‘N’ R...Read More

Prom Night

A revenge slasher that takes its many disco scenes very seriously, while telling the tale of a relentless killer out to avenge the death of a young girl killed by her bullying classmates. Now in highschool, the guilt-ridden kids have kept their involvement in her death secret, but when the butchered bodies start piling up, it's clear someone knows the truth. Stars J...Read More


A blonde college girl is attacked by a trio of sleazy yuppies. Desperate for revenge, she contacts the local necromancer, who promptly "takes care" of the boys using magic powers. Directed by Dusty Nelson (Tales from the Darkside TV series), this is what 'I Spit On Your Grave' would have been like as a Satanic '80s boner comedy. Watch out for a surprise cameo by Twi...Read More

The Peanut Butter Solution

If you were a child in the '80s, you were likely traumatized for life by repeated viewings of this on cable or VHS. If you've never seen it, nothing can prepare you for the damage that awaits your psyche: For our premiere release, Severin Kids presents the "notoriously strange and creepy" ( Canadian kiddie feature about burning winos, sudden baldness, p...Read More

The Slumber Party Massacre

Put on your PJs and say your prayers ... it's time for one nightmare of an all-nighter! In The Slumber Party Massacre, Trish (Michele Michaels) invites her high school basketball teammates over for a night they'll never forget — or survive — when an unexpected guest crashes the party: an escaped psychopath with a portable power drill.

The Boy In The Plastic Bubble

John Travolta practices impeccable COVID protocols in this 1976 made-for-TV melodrama (based on a true story) about a boy who lacks effective immune systems and had to live in incubator-like conditions. His room is completely hermetically sealed against bacteria and virus, his food is specially prepared, and his only human contact comes in the form of gloved hands. ...Read More

The Stay Awake

An executed murderer is reincarnated as a satanic demon sworn to torture the living. He invades a secluded girls' school on the night of a Stay Awake party. This "Angel of Darkness" unleashes a vicious attack of lust, death and destruction on the eight young, innocent girls. Their pretty young teacher gallantly faces up to the full fury of the terror in a climactic ...Read More

The Visitants

Rick Sloane's The Visitants (1986) is set in the neon colored 1950s and chronicles the hi-jinx which ensue following the theft of a ray gun by a teenage boy from his bizarre neighbors who just happen to be aliens who have embedded themselves within a sleepy suburban neighborhood.

The Willies

"You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll puke, you'll DIE..". Horror comedy for kids, alá 'Monster Squad' + 'The Gate', made in the storytelling anthology style popular of the time ('Prairie Tales' + 'Tales From The Darkside' came out this same year). Stars Goonie 4 Lyfe Sean Astin, film/TV icons James Karen + Clu Gulager, Dana Ashbrook (Twin Peaks, 'Waxwork'), Michael "Do...Read More


For his final horror hit of the '80s, writer/director Lucio Fulci combined elements of CARRIE, PHENOMENA and SUSPIRIA with the grisly surrealism of his own past classics for one last shocker packed with "brooding, ominous imagery and signature Fulci style" (The Horror Syndicate): When a bullied student at a New England girls school becomes comatose after a prank gon...Read More