Back by popular demand after an online petition gathered nearly 5,000 signatures to save the line, MGM Home Entertainment's Midnite Movies return with new titles, never-before-on-DVD, including Bat People, Beast Within, Yongary: Monster from the Deep, Phantom from 10,000 Leagues, The Return of Dracula, The Vampire and Curse of the Faceless Man!
Fox Home Entertainment joins the Midnite Movies madness by unleashing six new two-disc double features of their own, including Blueprint for Murder, Man in the Attic, Chosen Survivors, Earth Dies Screaming, Devils of Darkness, Witchcraft, Gorilla at Large, Mystery on Monster Island, House on Skull Mountain, Memphisto Waltz, Tales from the Crypt and Vault of Horror!
Based on the novel by H. G. Wells, Food of the Gods crawls onto DVD for the first time ever as MGM Home Entertainment's Midnite Movie single feature!
Get ready for some campy and macabre fun with Midnite Movies from MGM Home Entertainment and Fox Home Entertainment as new titles are released in time for Halloween for the suggested retail price of $14.98 U.S. and $15.98 Canada.
Five New MGM Midnite Movies Double Features:
Beast Within/Bat People:
Beast Within (1982) - He was on the verge of becoming a Man...Eater! A Teenage boy is coming face to face with his true past as it keeps on coming back to haunt him. Will he learn who his true father is? Will he accept his fate and it's consequences?
Bat People (1974) - After being bitten by a bat in a cave, a doctor undergoes an accelerating transformation into a man-bat creature, which ruins his vacation and causes considerable distress for his wife.
Phantom from 10,000 Leagues/The Beast with a Million Eyes:
Phantom from 10,000 Leagues (1955) - An unusual radioactive rock on the sea bottom mutates the ocean life into a horrible monster.
The Beast with a Million Eyes (1955) - After landing a space craft in the desert, an alien takes over the minds of some of the local humans and animals. As the animals attack, the terror begins.
Pharoh's Curse/Cure Of The Faceless Man:
Pharoh's Curse (1957) - Archaeologists in Egypt find one of their crew has been turned into a blood-sucking mummy after they have unleashed a three thousand year curse by entering a Pharaoh's tomb.
Cure Of The Faceless Man (1958) - When scientists uncover the body of a gladiator from the ruins of Pompeii, they discover he is still alive and set on finding his ancient lost love, but people left alone with the seemingly petrified "faceless man" keep dying of crushed skulls
Return of Dracula/The Vampire:
Return of Dracula (1958) - After killing a passenger on a train in Transylvania and stealing his identity, Count Dracula comes to a small community in California where the Mayberry's are expecting their cousin from Europe.
The Vampire (1957) - A man mistakenly takes vampire pills created by a mad doctor and goes on a killing spree in this by prescription camp classic.
Yongary: Monster from the Deep/Konga:
Yongary: Monster from the Deep/ (1967) - A nuclear test in China releases a giant dinosaur from hibernation. The monster rampages through Korea until a young inventor kills it with a special chemical.
Konga (1961) - A chimp is transformed into a giant gorilla and terrorizes London!
A new MGM Midnite Movie single:
Food of the Gods (1976) - Based on a novel by H. G. Wells, a group of bloodthirsty, oversized creatures (including rates, chickens, wasps and worms) have taken over a remote island after ingesting a mysterious growth known as Food of the Gods. It is up to an unusual group of people to put an end to this animal threat, directed by B-Movie Icon, Bert I. Gordon.
Six new Fox Midnite Movies 2-Disc Double Features:
Blueprint for Murder/Man in the Attic:
Blueprint for Murder (1953) - When one of two orphans, who live with their stepmother, collapses with the same mysterious symptoms that killed her father, the visiting uncle is warned that the symptoms match strychnine poisoning... When no case can be made against the obvious suspect, what can the uncle do to save the next victim?
Man in the Attic (1953) - On the night of the third Jack the Ripper killing in 1888, London, a research pathologist takes lodgings in a gloomy attic room for "experiments." The Mrs. of the house is increasingly suspect and expects the worst: her niece to become attracted to the man. Is she in danger or are the aunt's suspicions merely a red herring?
Chosen Survivors/Earth Dies Screaming:
Chosen Survivors (1974) - A group of diverse individuals are suddenly taken from their homes and flown to a futuristic bomb shelter in the desert. Their shelter was designed to hold them comfortable until they are faced with an unexpected threat.
Earth Dies Screaming (1964) - A crack space pilot returns to earth to find the planet has been devastated by some unknown forces. There are a few survivors, so he organizes them in a plan to ward off control by a group of killer robots!
Devils of Darkness/Witchcraft:
Devils of Darkness (1965) - A secret vampire cult, which has its headquarters beneath the town cemetery, searches for victims of human sacrifice rituals.
Witchcraft (1964) - Three hundred years after the Lanier family buried Vanessa Whitlock alive, a woman suspected to be a witch, Amy Whitlock and Bill Lanier are to be married. When the Lanier family decides to bulldoze the old Whitlock Estate, graves are overturned and Vanessa rises from the grave to take revenge on the Lanier family one-by-one.
Gorilla at Large/Mystery on Monster Island:
Gorilla at Large (1954) - At the sinister carnival, The Garden of Evil, the main attraction is Goliath, Barker Joey Matthews is about to enter the gorilla act when a man is found bead of a broken neck. Was is Goliath or someone wearing Joey's gorilla suit?
Mystery on Monster Island (1981) - A young man about to marry his long-term girlfriend wants to travel around the world. His wealthy uncle sends him on an expedition, but when en route, the travelers are shipwrecked on a remote island.
House on Skull Mountain//Memphisto Waltz:
House on Skull Mountain (1974) - The heirs to a rich man's fortune are called together for the reading of the will at a creepy mansion outside of Atlanta. Soon they are being killed off one-by-one. The survivors try to find the killer before he finishes them all off.
Memphisto Waltz (1971) - A classical piano player on the rise befriends a famous player himself who's at death's door. Unknown to him, the player is a Satanist who arranges to have their souls switch places at his death so that he can be young again and continue to play piano.
Tales from the Crypt/Vault of Horror:
Tales from the Crypt (1972) - Five people are trapped in a crypt and are shown their futures by the evil crypt keeper. They're given the option of avoiding their fates - by avoiding living out the rest of their lives.
Vault of Horror (1973) - Five men trapped in the basement vault of an office building share visions with each other of their demise. Stories revolve around vampires, bodily dismemberment, East Indian mysticism, an insurance scam and an artist who kills by paining his victim's deaths.