New World Pictures films

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  1. A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich

    A Hero Ain't Nothin' But a Sandwich (1978)


    A Hero Ain't Nothin' but a Sandwich is a 1978 film directed by Ralph Nelson. The screenplay was written by Alice Childress, based on her novel of the same name. It was shot on location in South Central Los Angeles. It was Nelson's last film before his death.

  2. Amarcord

    Amarcord (1973)


    Amarcord is a 1973 Italian comedy-drama film directed by Federico Fellini, a semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale about Titta, an adolescent boy growing up among an eccentric cast of characters in the village of Borgo San Giuliano (situated near the ancient walls of Rimini) in 1930s Fascist Italy. The film's title is a Romagnol neologism for "I remember."

  3. Android

    Android (1982)


    Android is a 1982 science fiction film directed by Aaron Lipstadt and starring Don Keith Opper and Klaus Kinski. The film follows the story of a scientist and his assistant who are working on an illegal android program from their lab on a space station in orbit of the Earth.

  4. Angel

    Angel (1984)


    Angel is a 1984 film directed by Robert Vincent O'Neill, and written by O'Neill with Joseph Michael Cala. It was released by New World Pictures.

  5. Avenging Angel

    Avenging Angel (1985)


    Avenging Angel is a 1985 film directed by Robert Vincent O'Neill and written by Robert Vincent O'Neill with Joseph Michael Cala. The movie is a sequel to 1984's Angel and was followed by the 1988 film Angel III: The Final Chapter and Angel 4: Undercover. It was a box-office failure, as were the other two.

  6. Battle Beyond the Stars

    Battle Beyond the Stars (1980)


    Battle Beyond the Stars is an American 1980 science fiction film directed by Jimmy T. Murakami and produced by Roger Corman. The film, intended as a "Magnificent Seven in outer space", is based on The Magnificent Seven, the Western remake of Akira Kurosawa's film Seven Samurai. The screenplay was written by John Sayles, the score was composed by James Horner, and the special effects were directed by James Cameron.

  7. Beyond Therapy

    Beyond Therapy (1987)


    Beyond Therapy is a 1987 American comedy film written and directed by Robert Altman, based on the play of the same name by Christopher Durang.

  8. Big Bad Mama

    Big Bad Mama (1974)


    Big Bad Mama is a 1974 American film produced by Roger Corman, starring Angie Dickinson, William Shatner, and Tom Skerritt. It was followed by a sequel, Big Bad Mama II, in 1987.

  9. Black Moon Rising

    Black Moon Rising (1986)


    Black Moon Rising is an action motion picture made in 1986 directed by Harley Cokeliss, written by John Carpenter and starring Tommy Lee Jones, Linda Hamilton and Robert Vaughn, plus Keenan Wynn in his final screen role. The focus of the film was the theft of a prototype vehicle called the Black Moon.

  10. Body Rock

    Body Rock (1984)


    Body Rock is a 1984 film directed by Marcelo Epstein about a young man "from the streets" with a talent for break-dancing. It stars Lorenzo Lamas in the lead role of 'Chilly'. The film featured music by Laura Branigan. The theme was sung by Maria Vidal, which peaked at #48 on the Hot 100, #8 on the US dance charts, and #11 in the UK.

  11. Buy & Cell

    Buy & Cell (1987)


    Buy & Cell is a 1987 comedy film directed by Robert Boris. The original music score was composed by Mark Shreeve.

  12. C.H.U.D.

    C.H.U.D. (1984)


    C.H.U.D. is a 1984 American horror film produced by Andrew Bonime, and directed by Douglas Cheek with Peter Stein as the director of photography and William Bilowit as production designer. The cast includes Daniel Stern and John Heard and features early appearances by both John Goodman and Jay Thomas as police officers. It was followed in 1989 by C.H.U.D. II: Bud the C.H.U.D.

  13. Certain Fury

    Certain Fury (1985)


    Certain Fury is a 1985 American action/drama film directed by Stephen Gyllenhaal and starring Tatum O'Neal and Irene Cara.

  14. Children of the Corn

    Children of the Corn (1984)


    Children of the Corn (also known as Stephen King's Children of the Corn) is a 1984 supernatural horror film based upon the 1977 short story of the same name by Stephen King. Directed by Fritz Kiersch, the film stars Peter Horton and Linda Hamilton. Set in the fictitious rural town of Gatlin, Nebraska, the film tells the story of an entity referred to as "He Who Walks Behind The Rows" which entices the children of the town to ritually murder all the adults to ensure a successful corn harvest, and a couple driving cross-country that get caught up in it. King wrote the original draft of the screenplay, which focused more on the characters of Burt and Vicky and depicted more backstory on the uprising of the children in Gatlin; this can be seen in the 2009 adaptation. This script was disregarded in favor of George Goldsmith's screenplay, which featured more violence and a more conventional narrative structure. Filming took place mainly in Iowa, but also in California. Eight sequels have been produced.

  15. Cockfighter

    Cockfighter (1974)


    Cockfighter (also known as Born to Kill) is a 1974 film by director Monte Hellman, starring Warren Oates, Harry Dean Stanton and featuring Laurie Bird and Ed Begley, Jr. The screenplay is based on the novel of the same name by Charles Willeford.

  16. Crazy Mama

    Crazy Mama (1975)


    Crazy Mama is a 1975 American action/comedy film directed by Jonathan Demme and produced by Julie Corman. The film stars Cloris Leachman. Dennis Quaid and Bill Paxton are also seen briefly in two of their earliest roles.

  17. Creepshow 2

    Creepshow 2 (1987)


    Creepshow 2 is a 1987 American live-action/animated Horror comedy anthology film directed by Michael Gornick and the sequel to Creepshow. Gornick was George A. Romero's cinematographer on the original Creepshow. The screenplay was written by Romero, the director of the original film. It was once again based upon stories by Stephen King, featuring three more "Jolting Tales of Horror": Old Chief Wooden Head, The Raft, and The Hitchhiker.

  18. Crimes of Passion

    Crimes of Passion (1984)


    Crimes of Passion is a 1984 film directed by Ken Russell starring Kathleen Turner, Anthony Perkins, John Laughlin and Annie Potts. The film explores themes of human relationships and mental illness. A mix of sex and suspense, the movie opened to controversy over its content and to negative reviews.

  19. Dead Heat

    Dead Heat (1988)


    Dead Heat is a 1988 movie about an LAPD police officer, Roger Mortis (Treat Williams), killed while attempting to arrest zombies who have been reanimated by the head of Dante Laboratories in order to carry out violent armed robberies. Joe Piscopo co-stars.

  20. Death Before Dishonor

    Death Before Dishonor (1987)


    Death Before Dishonor is a 1987 American action film directed by Terry Leonard.

  21. Death Race 2000

    Death Race 2000 (1975)


    Death Race 2000 is a 1975 cult action film directed by Paul Bartel, and starring David Carradine, Simone Griffeth and Sylvester Stallone. The film takes place in a dystopian American society in the year 2000, where the murderous Transcontinental Road Race has become a form of national entertainment. The screenplay is based on the short story The Racer by Ib Melchior.

  22. Def-Con 4

    Def-Con 4 (1985)


    Def-Con 4 is a 1985 post-apocalyptic film, portraying three astronauts who survive World War III aboard a space station and return to earth to find greatly changed circumstances.

  23. Down and Dirty Duck

    Down and Dirty Duck (1974)


    Down and Dirty Duck, promoted under the abbreviated title Dirty Duck, is a 1974 American adult-oriented animated film directed by Charles Swenson and starring Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan (Flo & Eddie) as the voices of a strait-laced blue collar worker named Willard and an unnamed duck, among other characters. The plot consists of a series of often abstract sequences, including plot material created by stars Kaylan, Volman, Robert Ridgely, and, according to the film's ending credits, various people Swenson encountered during the making of the film. Dirty Duck received mostly negative reviews, with many criticizing it for its crude humor and others seeing the film as an attempt to cash in on the success of Ralph Bakshi's Fritz the Cat. Dirty Duck fared better on home video and is considered a cult film.

  24. Elvira, Mistress of the Dark

    Elvira, Mistress of the Dark (1988)


    Elvira, Mistress of the Dark is a 1988 comedy horror film directed by James Signorelli. Cassandra Peterson plays the role of horror hostess Elvira in her feature film debut. The screenplay was written by Peterson, John Paragon and Sam Egan.

  25. Escape from Galaxy 3

    Escape from Galaxy 3 (1981)


    Escape from Galaxy 3 (original title "Giochi erotici nella terza galassia" also known as Starcrash II in Spain) is an Italian 1981 science fiction film.

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