Horror: Slashers & Psycho Killers

Coeds and more get creatively slaughtered by masked killers for your entertainment in Night Flight’s best slasher films.

Madhouse

MANY PEOPLE VISIT ... NO ONE EVER LEAVES. Helmed by legendary producer/director Ovidio Assonitis, the man behind such cult favourites as The Visitor and Piranha II: The Spawning, Madhouse is a crimson-soaked tale of sibling rivalry taken to a terrifying and bloody extreme. Julia has spent her entire adult life trying to forget the torment she suffered at the hands o...Read More

Blood Rage

IT'S NOT CRANBERRY SAUCE! What do you get if you combine Thanksgiving, American TV star Louise Lasser (Mary Hartman, Mary Hartman), killer '80s synths and some truly gruesome special effects courtesy of Ed French (Terminator 2: Judgement Day)? Why, it's Blood Rage of course! Twins Todd and Terry seem like sweet boys - that is, until one of them takes an axe to the f...Read More

Huntress: Spirit of the Night

There lies a beast deep within us all. Tara is about to discover hers. Returning to her ancestral home in the tiny town of Brecon, North Wales, for her father's funeral, the red-haired beauty uncovers a dark family secret. At the same time, strange feelings of intense desire and passion seem to overwhelm her. But with her sexual awakening, Tara unknowingly falls pre...Read More

Driller Killer

In career that has encompassed such controversial classics as Ms. 45, Bad Lieutenant and Welcome to New York, none of Abel Ferrara's films have quite managed to match the shock, extremity and downright notorious nature of The Driller Killer. Ferrara plays struggling artist Reno, a man pushed to the edge by the economic realities of New York living in the late sev...Read More

Savage Weekend

Weekend vacationers have their fun with fishing, boating, nude sunbathing, and relieving their sexual frustrations, until the masked killer appears. Nicky (Christopher Allport), Shirley (Caitlin O'Heaney), Marie (Marilyn Hamlin) and two others travel to upstate New York for a long weekend vacation. Once at their destination they mix with Otis (William Sanderson), Ma...Read More

The Witch Who Came From The Sea

Abused as a child by her alcoholic father, Molly is now a dysfunctional waitress in a local seaside bar off the coast of California who casually picks up muscle men from Venice Beach and takes them home to bed... only to castrate them with a shaving razor! Shot by John Carpenters cinematographer Dean Cundy (Jurassic Park, The Thing) this cult classic from director M...Read More

Jack Frost

Anyone else remember the lenticular VHS cover from this straight to video comedy-horror title in the mid 90s!? We do! After an accident that left murderer Jack Frost dead in genetic material the vengeful killer returns as a murderous snowman to exact his revenge on the man who sent him to be executed.

Night Of Bloody Horror

This violent meat-clever splatter murder movie tells the story of Wesley, former mental patient who goes out on a killing spree hacking up beautiful women, all of whom were his former lovers while experiencing the nightmares of his brother, who was murdered 13 years ago.

Cut Throat

A group of young filmmakers get an offer from a major movie studio executive to use the studio's lot to a make their low-budget horror film. When the already budget-deficient film runs out of money, a psychotic masked killer begins to kill the cast and crew.

The Mutilator

BY SWORD. BY PICK. BY AXE. BYE BYE. Although the slasher film was in decline by the mid-1980s, there were still some grisly delights to be had... and they don't come much grislier than writer-director Buddy Cooper's sickening stalk-and-slash classic The Mutilator! Originally entitled Fall Break (watch out for the incongruous theme song of the same name!), The Mutila...Read More

Blood Cult

Crafted in the tradition of such horror classics as PSYCHO and HALLOWEEN, with an ending so surprising, we dare you to guess who the killer is. BLOOD CULT – the first movie made for the home video market – after seeing it, you may never want to leave the security of your home again!

The Ripper

From out of a dream, Jack the Ripper returns to stalk the living. A college professor finds a ring that resembles one found at the scene of the last White Chapel murder. And, when he wears it, brutal slashings occur in the small town. Graphic Violence.

Night Visitor

A powerful Gothic suspense tale of a man wrongly accused of murder, who is committed to an asylum for the criminally insane. While imprisoned, he makes a series of incredible escapes to methodically wreak vengeance on those responsible for putting him there. 1970

Dark Night of the Scarecrow

When young Marylee Williams (Tonya Crowe) is found viciously mauled, all hell breaks loose in her small rural town. Officious postmaster Otis P. Hazelrigg (Charles Durning) leads a gang of bigots in pursuit of the suspect: her mentally challenged friend Bubba Ritter (Larry Drake). Finding him hiding inside a scarecrow, they exact brutal mob "justice"...only to disco...Read More

Don't Open the Door

In this effective low-budget cult-classic from director S.F. Brownrigg (Keep My Grave Open, Scum of the Earth, Don't Look in the Basement), a dutiful granddaughter goes home to take care of her dying grandmother. Once there, she finds herself trapped inside the house with a homicidal maniac and all hell breaks loose.

Deathdream

In this shattering variation on "The Monkey's Paw," grief-stricken suburban parents (Academy Award nominees John Marley of THE GODFATHER and Lynn Carlin of FACES) refuse to accept the news that their son Andy (Richard Backus) has been killed in Vietnam. But when Andy returns home soon after, something may be horribly wrong: Andy is alive and well... or is he? Produc...Read More

Stage Fright

While a group of young actors rehearse a new musical about a mass murderer, a notorious psychopath escapes from a nearby insane asylum. But when the show's director locks his cast in the theater overnight, the madman is accidentally locked inside as well. Now, a killer with acting in his blood has gone berserk for the blood of actors (including several scenes that E...Read More

Amsterdamned

Down in the murky depths of Amsterdam's famous canals lurks a murderous predator. Surfacing at night, he kills at random and disappears without a trace. As the bodies begin to pile up and mass hysteria envelopes the city, Detective Eric Visser is assigned to head the investigation. With only the escalating number of victims to go on, Visser pursues his quarry with a...Read More

Venom

It was supposed to be the perfect crime: the sexy maid (Susan George of STRAW DOGS), a psychotic chauffeur (Oliver Reed of REVOLVER) and an international terrorist (the legendary Klaus Kinski) kidnap a wealthy ten-year old boy from his elegant London townhouse. But they didn't count on a murdered cop, a desperate hostage siege and one very unexpected houseguest: a f...Read More

Don't Look in The Basement

From low-budget cult-film director S.F. Brownrigg ("Don't Open the Door!," "Poor White Trash 2" and "Keep My Grave Open"), this gory little chiller takes place in an experimental hospital for the criminally insane where the creative thinking director allows several inmates to act out their psychotic delusions (you know, like - necrophilia, paranoia and popsicles). T...Read More

Saint Bernard

His award-winning FX career spans both grindhouse (Brain Damage, Frankenhooker,) and art-house (Matthew Barney's Cremaster Cycle). Now writer/producer/director Gabe Bartalos brings his own years-in-the-making vision to the screen, as an unhinged orchestra conductor named Bernard graphically descends into a surreal odyssey of chaos, psychosis and "f*cked-up sh*t that...Read More

Night Train Murders

Most movies last less than two hours! This is one of everlasting torment! It remains one of the most graphically fiendish films in exploitation history, the story of two teenage girls traveling through Europe, forced into a nightmare of sexual assault and sadistic violence. Irene Miracle (Midnight Express), Flavio Bucci (Suspiria), Macha Meril (Deep Red) and Marina ...Read More

The Toolbox Murders

In a quiet apartment complex in Los Angeles, a deranged handyman goes on a killing spree, savagely murdering "immoral" women with the tools of his trade - claw hammers, power drills and even a deadly nail gun! But these gruesome massacres are just the beginning of this landmark epic of violence and depravity that was vilified by critics, banned by censors, and treas...Read More

Bloody Moon

As the ‘body-count’ genre stabbed its way into audiences’ hearts in the early ‘80s, EuroTrash auteur Jess Franco (Sadomania, Mansion Of The Living Dead) was asked to create his own saga of slaughtered schoolgirls complete with gratuitous nudity, graphic violence, and gory set pieces. But just when you thought you’d seen it all, Franco shocked the world by delivering...Read More

Burning Moon

In 1997, writer/director/special effects master Olaf Ittenbach changed the face of video horror, force-fed its ripped-out eyeballs to screaming audiences, then used a drill, machete and shotgun on its still-twitching torso: Ittenbach himself stars as a degenerate junkie who babysits his young sister with two bedtime stories of the damned. First, an escaped serial ki...Read More

Circus Of Fear

A perfectly executed heist leads to murder and mayhem at a traveling circus. After thieves pull off a precisely-timed robbery, one of the crooks is stabbed to death. When Inspector Elliott is assigned to the case, his search for the stolen cash leads him into the Barberini Circus. The criminal's body is discovered and a circus member is murdered - both victims of th...Read More

The Violence Movie

When a deranged killer (David Wilkinson) escapes from prison, he inexplicably invades the home of Joey Hammond (Joseph Shaugnessy) who must fight for his life in order to stay alive. Shot on VHS back in 1988 (with additional footage added in 2003) by a teenage Eric D. Wilkinson (who went on to produce Jerome Bixby's The Man From Earth, Mischief Night, Sparks), the s...Read More

Mommy

MEET MOMMY! She's pretty, she's perfect, she's June Cleaver with a cleaver, and you don't want to deny her - or her precious daughter - anything. She's Patty McCormack (Academy Award-nominated for her classic portrayal of THE BAD SEED) in this award-winning thriller from the best-selling novel. The "astonishingly fine cast" includes THE EXORCIST'S Jason Miller, STAR...Read More

Mommy 2: Mommy's Day

The public is outraged, the media frenzied, but Mommy only wants to regain the love of her precious daughter. And heaven help those who stand in her way... Patty McCormack, Academy Award-nominated for her classic portrayal of the BAD SEED, returns in this award-winning sequel to the critically acclaimed MOMMY ("Chillingly good!" - Leonard Maltin). Another "astonishi...Read More

Body Count

A group of teens are stalked and killed by a Shaman at a cursed camping site. (1986)

Grandmother's House

Peter Rader's (Waterworld) directorial debut mixes the visual flair of a gothic horror film with a murder thriller. Newly restored in 4k from its original camera negative, this late period exploitation-horror classic was produced by Nico Mastorakis (In the Cold of the Night).

The Baby

A "twisted, psychedelic nightmare of suburban depravity." - Arrow Video. Social worker Ann Gentry (Anjanette Comer) becomes obsessed with the case of Baby, a 21-year-old man w/ the apparent mental capacity of an infant, held captive by his depraved swinging coven of sick relatives. Directed by Ted Post (Beneath the Planet of the Apes) + starring Ruth Roman (Alfred H...Read More

Hellmaster

Hellmaster AKA Soulstealer AKA Them (1992) is an American horror film written and directed by Douglas Shulze, and starring John Saxon (Enter The Dragon). The plot follows a psychotic college professor who uses unsuspecting students as laboratory rats, injecting them with a drug that mutates them into brutal killers.

Skinned Deep

His mind-blowing work as an FX artist has included everything from Frank Henenlotter’s BRAIN DAMAGE and FRANKENHOOKER to Matthew Barney’s CREMASTER CYCLE. And for his 2004 debut as writer/producer/director, Gabe Bartalos created this “demented gift from the B-Movie Gods” (Bloody Good Horror) about a rural clan of psychotic freaks, the killing spree “that takes us pl...Read More

Retribution

For his 1987 feature film debut, co-writer/director Guy Magar delivered what Bleeding Skull hails as "relentless, squishy joy that makes us angry we've lived this long without having seen it": On the seedy side of Hollywood, an emotionally fragile painter miraculously survives a horrific suicide attempt. But when a series of grisly murders rocks the city, he discove...Read More

Evil Dead Trap

A TV station employee takes a camera crew out to an abandoned factory to investigate a purported snuff film that was made there, only to end up running for her life. Nami hosts a late night home video program. She receives a tape which appears to be a real snuff film. She and her crew investigate the location where she meets a man looking for his brother who warns h...Read More

4/20 Massacre

A fine entry in the Stoner Slasher canon from director Dylan Reynolds. Five young women decide to celebrate a birthday by camping in a nearby national park over a weekend. However, their fun ends when they stumble on an illegal marijuana operation hidden and protected by a bloodthirsty maniac. "Whatever else can be said about “4/20 Massacre,” at least it lives up to...Read More

Psychos In Love

Joe (Carmine Capobianco) runs a strip club and Kate (Debi Thibeault) is an attractive young manicurist. After bonding over their mutual dislike of grapes, they discover another commonality: both of them are bloodthirsty serial killers. As they begin to balance their obsession with murder and each other, they meet Herman (Frank Stewart), a cannibal who, upon discover...Read More

Death Laid An Egg

Arguably the most insanely idiosyncratic giallo ever directed, DEATH LAID AN EGG (1968) is a true wayward masterpiece of kaleidoscopic Italian counterculture cinema. Directed by largely unsung iconoclastic auteur Giulio Questi (DJANGO KILL!, ARCANA) and starring legendary leading man Jean-Louis Trintignant (THE CONFORMIST) as a married man that may or may not be a ...Read More

Angst

“The rarest masterpiece of cinema” – Gaspar Noé (director of Enter the Void & Irreversible). ANGST, photographed by legendary Oscar-winning Polish animator/experimentalist Zbig Rybczynski and scored by Krautrock synth god Klaus Schulze (Tangerine Dream), is one hell of a gorgeously stylized and shockingly visceral experience: a forgotten classic on the fringes o...Read More

Day Of Judgement

From Earl Owensby Studios - the South's biggest producer/distributor of '70s/'80s regional horror and exploitation hits - comes what may be the most obscure and bizarre slasher movie of the entire godless genre: In a 1930s small town rife with lust, corruption and sin, a mysterious figure wielding a scythe arrives to cut an unholy swath of murder, madness and morali...Read More

Blind Date

A psychopathic killer with a penchant for beautiful models stalks the streets in this chilling thriller of futuristic science and volatile passions, starring Kirstie Alley and Joseph Bottoms (The Black Hole) and Jonathon Ratcliff (Bottoms), a man obsessed with a stunning model whom he believes to be his long lost love, Jonathon stalks Rachel...and so does a manic ki...Read More

Maniac Cop

You have the right to remain silent... forever. New York City is terrorized by a series of brutal mutilation murders. The public is outraged, because it's discovered that the killer is a cop! Innocent policemen are killed by the panic-stricken public. The city is in an uproar. Will New York rid itself of this deadly menace... MANIAC COP?

Maniac Cop 3: Badge of Silence

The Maniac is back! More terrifying and deadly than ever, the Maniac Cop has once again risen from the grave to spread the dread on the streets of New York City. Continuing the shock filled saga of this nightmare with a nightstick, Officer Matt Cordell returns bigger and badder than before to wreak spectacular mayhem in this action packed feast. MANIAC COP 3 - They ...Read More

Night Killer

Somewhere between ZOMBIE 4 and TROLL 2, writer/director Claudio Fragasso - here under the name 'Clyde Anderson' - set out to direct a suspense thriller about a suicidal beauty, an unstable sleazebag and a masked killer with a razor-fingered glove. But when the producers received Fragasso's cut, they hired his former partner Bruno Mattei (Robowar) to shoot additional...Read More

Popcorn

A group of film students screen a bizarre short called The Possessor, whose creator, Lanyard Gates, killed his family and set the theater on fire after its first showing. Maggie (Jill Schoelen, The Stepfather) has been having frightening dreams that seem to be connected to The Possessor. The nightmare comes true for her and her friends as they are stalked and slain ...Read More

Tenebrae

American mystery author Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) comes to Italy to promote his newest novel, Tenebrae. Unfortunately, a razor-wielding serial killer is on the loose, taunting Neal and murdering those around him in gruesome fashion just like the character in his novel. As the mystery surrounding the killings spirals out of control, Neal investigates the crimes ...Read More

Black Christmas

The college town of Bedford is receiving an unwelcome guest this Christmas. As the residents of sorority house Pi Kappa Sigma prepare for the festive season, a stranger begins to stalk the house. A series of obscene phone calls start to plague the sorority and it becomes clear that a psychopath has more than merriment on his mind. As the police try to trace the phon...Read More

Family Reunion

Satan has a special way of bringing people together. Forty years ago Henry Andrews rescued his son Tom from the hands of a satanic cult intent on his sacrifice to the devil. Now on Christmas vacation with his family Tom finds himself mysteriously dragged back to Sutterville, the scene of his attempted murder all those years ago. A family on Christmas vacation vis...Read More

House on the Edge of the Park

For his follow-up to Cannibal Holocaust, director Ruggero Deodato delivered a shocker packed with even more cruelty and controversy. 40+ years later, it remains one of the most disturbing exploitation films of all time: David Hess of The Last House on the Left infamy stars as a charismatic psychopath who, with his equally unhinged sidekick, turns a get-together of c...Read More

The Prowler

Avalon Bay, 1945: On the night of her graduation dance, young Rosemary and her date are brutally murdered by a prowler thought to be a jilted soldier home from the war. The killer was never found. Thirty years later, the dance is held again for the first time since that horrific evening - but something else may have also returned... Tonight, the teens of this sleepy...Read More

Nightmare

Now “the most repulsive, degrading and horrifying movie ever made” (NY Daily News) can be experienced like never before: When a homicidal mental patient (an enduringly disturbing performance by Baird Stafford) flees an experimental drug program, he’ll leave a 5-day trail of psychosexual carnage from the peep shows of 42nd Street to the gore-soaked shores of Florida....Read More

Slumber Party Massacre II

In this freaky follow-up to Slumber Party Massacre (written and directed by Deborah Brock), Courtney (Crystal Bernard) is tormented by dreams of the infamous Driller Killer returning to wreak havoc... only to find that (bad) dreams really do come true when the murderous monster is reincarnated as an evil rocker!

A Blade in the Dark

When The Lights Go Out, The Knife Goes In…! In Lamberto Bava’s Blade in the Dark, Bruno is hired to compose the music for a new horror movie and rents an isolated villa to concentrate on his work. But when several beautiful young women are brutally murdered within the house, Bruno becomes obsessed with solving the savage crimes. Is a clue to the killer's identity hi...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

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.

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

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

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