FilmRise Summer Horror Drive-In, Ft. Rare Genre Titles Including Schlockfest BEACH BABES FROM BEYOND, Bill Maher in CANNIBAL WOMEN IN THE AVOCADO JUNGLE OF DEATH and Many More!
It’s the dog days of summer. Your brain is fried, your body is sweaty, and we’ve got the perfect medicine: some wonderfully stupid genre movies that would play at the drive-in of your dreams. Luckily, you don’t have to brave the heat because you can stream all of these cheapo masterpieces in the air conditioned comfort of your own home, for free on the FilmRise Horror app.
FilmRise has a treasure trove of genre rarities and forgotten cult classics, boasting homespun special effects, future superstars, obscure relatives of famous people, a possessed bong and even Bill Maher being prayed upon by sexy lady cannibals. You might have never known these gems existed, but rest assured, you’ll never forget them.
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Summer Horror Highlights
All are available to stream for free on the FilmRise Horror app.
BEACH BABES FROM BEYOND (1993)
Three intergalactic beauties beam down off the California coast and have close encounters with three local beach boys. Featuring an insane variety of celebrity relatives including Joe Estevez, Don Swayze, Joey Travolta, Jackie Stallone, and BATMAN star Burt Ward.
BLOOD MONKEY (2007)
A renowned but mad professor leads a small group of American students into the jungles of Africa to investigate a remote tribe of killer chimpanzees rumored to be the missing link. Starring Academy Award-winner F. Murray Abraham (AMADEUS).
CANNIBAL WOMEN IN THE AVOCADO JUNGLE OF DEATH (1989)
The U.S. government, eager to protect the nation’s avocado supplies, recruits feminist professor Margo Hunt (infamous pornstar Shannon Tweed) to make contact with the Piranha Women, an all-female tribe who believe men are only good as a source of food. Also starring Bill Maher (seriously) and Adrienne Barbeau (THE FOG).
CURSED (Dir. Wes Craven, 2005)
A werewolf loose in Los Angeles changes the lives of three young adults who, after being mauled by the beast, learn they must kill it in order to avoid becoming werewolves themselves. Starring a strange cavalcade of stars including Christina Ricci, Jesse Eisenberg, Joshua Jackson, Nick Offerman, Judy Greer, R&B star Mya, Portia de Rossi, and Shannon Elizabeth, as well as Scott Baio and Lance Bass as themselves. Written by SCREAM scribe and DAWSON’S CREEK creator Kevin Williamson.
DARK ANGEL: THE ASCENT (1994)
A woman destined for freedom manages to escape Hell. When she arrives from the sewers of Earth, she decides to punish Sinners. But the last thing she expected to find was love. Featuring Angela Featherstone (Adam Sandler’s cheating fiancée in THE WEDDING SINGER) and TWIN PEAKS’ The Log Lady herself, Charlotte Stewart.
EVIL BONG 2: KING BONG (2009)
Stoners Larnell, Brett, and Bachman all suffer from severe delayed side effects from smoking grass from evil bong Ebee. The trio embark on a journey to the jungle in South America along with their nerdy straight-laced buddy Allistair and delivery guy Rabbit to find a cure for their various ailments. During their expedition the group encounters a bunch of beautiful women known as the Poontang tribe as well as a wicked and powerful bong called King Bong.
IN THE SPIDER’S WEB (2007)
While backpacking in the jungles of India, hikers find a cult of spider worshippers. They discover that they’re to be sacrificed and must battle for survival. Starring Lance Henriksen (ALIENS, HARD TARGET).
A commando team sent to investigate a silenced outpost in the Amazon jungle discovers the Lycanthrope, a monster ripping the flesh from the humans it encounters. Featuring Robert Carradine (REVENGE OF THE NERDS) and Christopher Mitchum (Robert Mitchum’s son).
A group of troubled teenagers are led by social workers on a California wilderness retreat, not knowing that the woods they are camping in have become infested by mutated, blood-sucking ticks. Starring Seth Green, Alphonso Ribeiro (Carlton from THE FRESH PRINCE OF BEL AIR), Peter Scolari (BOSOM BUDDIES), Clint Howard (Ron Howard’s ubiquitous brother), and Rance Howard (Ron Howard’s ubiquitous dad).
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