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Underground Film Journal
Underground films list: a — b.
Below is the A — B list of the underground films reviewed on the Underground Film Journal. This list provides links to Journal movie reviews, trailers and places where one can stream or get the DVD of each film, if available.
Abel Raises Cain Jenny Abel Review | Trailer Streaming:
Altamont Now Joshua Brown Review | Trailer Streaming:
American Arab Usama Alshaibi Review | Trailer Streaming:
American Grindhouse Elijah Drenner Review | Trailer Streaming:
Anybody’s Woman Bette Gordon Watch Now
The Atlas Moth Rolf Belgum Review DVD/Streaming:
Attackazoids! Brian Lonano Watch Now
Attackazoids, Deploy!! Brian Lonano Watch Now
Baggs: The Movie Jon Clark Watch Now
Bally-Master Gary Beeber Review | Trailer Streaming:
Basement Jack Michael Shelton Review | Trailer Streaming:
Battle For Brooklyn Galinsky, Hawley Review | Trailer Streaming:
Beetle Queen Conquers Tokyo Jessica Oreck Review | Trailer Streaming:
B.I.K.E. Jacob Septimus Review | Trailer Streaming:
Blondes in the Jungle Lev Kalman, Whitney Horn Review | Trailer Streaming:
Brain Dead Kevin S. Tenney Review | Trailer Streaming:
Brave New York Richard Sandler Review | Trailer Streaming:
Breathdeath Stan Vanderbeek Watch Now
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20 underground horror movies
Going deeper underground
Deep, deep trouble
Theres something about being underground thats just creepy. Its dark, its hard to get out, and theres that unpleasant feeling that youre cut off from the rest of the world. All of those things, though, make anywhere below ground-level an ideal setting for a horror movie. Here are 20 movies that use underground locations to their advantage
How deep is it? The action takes place in a bunker built during the second World War, so its designed to be able to withstand Allied bombs.
The explorers: A group of mercenaries hired to scout out the disused bunker and retrieve anything valuable there might be hidden inside, theyre the usual hardnuts.
What else is down there? Nazi ghosts. Because the only thing scarier than a ghost is the ghost of a Nazi occultist.
Chances of getting out alive: Minimal.
The Divide (2011)
How deep is it? Just below street level.
The explorers: Not explorers as much as refugees, the group trapped in the dingy basement were all neighbours in the same apartment block when nuclear explosions drove them underground.
What else is down there? Apart from the increasingly feral survivors, there are some mysterious soldier types. You wouldn't trust any of em.
Chances of getting out alive: When the world above ground is turning into a nuclear wasteland, reaching the surface loses some of its appeal.
How deep is it? Not very its set on the second level of an underground car park.
The explorers: Angela (Rachel Nichols) is a stressed workaholic who leaves it too late to drive home for Christmas, and ends up trapped in the car park.
What else is down there? Since its Christmas Eve, the car park is almost completely deserted. Theres just the one creepy car park attendant to deal with
Chances of getting out alive: Pretty good, to be honest.
How deep is it? Sewer level. Yup.
The explorers: Homeless people driven underground out of necessity, plus George (John Heard), a photographer who wants to document their plight.
What else is down there? Irradiated mutant monsters. Hence the title C.H.U.D. stands for Cannibalistic Humanoid Underground Dweller.
Chances of getting out alive? Not terrible, as long as youve got somewhere else to go.
How deep is it? The film never leaves the coffin where Paul (Ryan Reynolds) is trapped, so its impossible to know. But when you cant get out of a box, it doesn't matter all that much how much dirt is on top of you.
The explorers: Victim is pretty much the only word for Paul, a truck driver working in Iraq. First he gets abducted and buried by terrorists, and then his employer and government abandon him to his fate.
What else is down there? Improbably, a snake. But thats the least of his worries.
Chances of getting out alive: None at all.
Vault Of Horror (1973)
How deep is it? Somewhere between six feet under and as deep as the underworld.
The explorers: A group of strangers, all of whom have dark secrets and recurring nightmares.
What else is down there? Eternal damnation.
Chances of getting out alive? None whatsoever.
How deep is it? The underground were talking about here is the London Underground, so its a few hundred feet below street level.
The explorers: Kate (Franka Potente) inadvertently finds herself exploring the network after falling asleep and missing the last tube home. Which is probably still less terrifying a prospect than getting a night bus.
What else is down there? Craig (Sean Harris, also known as The Creep. Not a nice chap.
Chances of getting out alive? Actually, not too bad.
Midnight Meat Train (2008)
How deep is it? Another subway horror, this one is set on the New York underground network, which again is a couple hundred feet below the street.
The explorers: Photographer Leon (Bradley Cooper), who sets out to find out why people are going missing on late night trains.
What else is down there? A secret society of reptilian monsters, plus their keeper, the Butcher (Vinnie Jones).
Chances of getting out alive? Nope.
How deep is it? Again, this is set in the shadowy depths of the New York subway system.
The explorers: Entomologist Susan (Mira Sorvino), plus a couple of cops and some children Susans roped into finding weird bugs for her.
What else is down there? The next generation of some genetically engineered bugs, known as the Judas Breed, which were meant to kill off cockroaches and end up preying on humans.
Chances of getting out alive? Not bad, but youd want to find a different way to get to work.
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The 13 movie-streaming sites you probably don’t know about
Here are our favorite lesser-known sites for streaming movies, old and new..
Netflix has now become its own verb (we netflixed that last night), and everyone knows about Amazon and Vudu. Even Hulu has become a force to be reckoned with. But those are not the only options for streaming movies and other content. We searched the web for other services that show everything from mainstream releases to off-the-wall material, sometimes without costing a penny.
Note: You’ll encounter dozens of shady-but-free sites on the web offering large collections of movies (including films that are still in theaters). The services listed here are all legitimate and legal.
This amazing resource is absolutely huge, with billions of sound files, ebooks, and video files, all of it free and in the public domain. There are an astounding number of both cheesy and quality movies available, ranging from the Ed Wood classic Plan 9 from Outer Space to the Cary Grant/Audrey Hepburn thriller Charade .
The Feature Film section alone promises nearly 4000 titles. Because of the sheer number of files, searching for things can be headache-inducing, but patience pays off. All files can be downloaded and saved in various formats.
Big Five Glories (free)
Big Five Glories is another public domain site, but a little better organized, focusing mainly on feature films. Highlights on the homepage include F.W. Murnau’s Sunrise and Jame Whale’s The Old Dark House . Viewers can search by any number of criteria (including silent-era films and color films), and the site has a clean, simple design that gives screenshots of the movies as well as opportunities to buy the actual DVDs if the need arises.
The videos are powered by YouTube, plus there’s no need to sign up or log in. It’s all free.
Owned by Sony, Crackle is free, and you don’t even need to register, unless you’d like to keep a queue. There are ads every so often during streaming, which is annoying, but depending on your pocketbook, it can be a worthy exchange.
Crackle’s selection isn’t huge, but what they have is fairly high-profile, and the ratio of good to bad movies is pretty favorable. They are growing day-by-day and producing more and more original content, like the Jerry Seinfeld series Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee or the original movie Joe Dirt 2 (not that anyone needed the latter).
Epix (free trial)
Epix has an impressive selection of movies from studios Paramount, Lionsgate, and MGM— Selma , Interstellar , and The Hunger Games are available—but users must sign in with their cable account (in other words, it’s not a good choice for cord cutters). In other bad news, the service does not cater to Comcast subscribers.
The good news is that anyone can sign up for a free 14-day trial to check it out. Epix appears to have some original content, and there are even sections for LGBT and erotic films.
Fandor (free trial)
Based in San Francisco and launched in 2011, Fandor is for hardcore cinema buffs. It specializes in arthouse films, weird cult and horror flicks, indie cinema, and foreign titles, as well as a massive silent era library, but nothing mainstream. It allows users to write their own reviews and keep and share movie lists, and it also includes the highly knowledgeable online movie magazine Keyframe.
As a bonus, if you’re not already a Hulu subscriber, the site offers various Hulu films every couple of weeks for a limited time. Viewers can buy a yearly plan that averages $7.50 per month, or pay $10 per month on a monthly basis.
With offices in San Francisco, London, Munich and Istanbul, MUBI is one of the most acclaimed of movie sites—for serious cinephiles. It operates on a subscription-based service, either $4.99 per month or a discounted yearly rate of $39.99.
MUBI’s content is comparable to Fandor, with classics, cult movies, and art-house movies, as well as current items like Paul Thomas Anderson’s brand-new documentary Junun . The MUBI staff offers a film of the day each day, and the site also carries an online magazine called The Notebook.
Open Culture (free)
Yet another site that curates public domain movies, Open Culture simply has a long list of free movies with links and descriptions; many of the links go back to Archive.org, but there are others.
If you’re up for browsing through the list, there are some surprising picks, such as Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger’s wonderful A Matter of Life and Death , or one of Natalie Portman’s best recent efforts, Free Zone .
The Paramount Vault (free)
Who knows how long this will last, but hidden deep within YouTube, Paramount has a channel filled with free clips and free movies, many fairly recent, many terrific. You’ll have to comb through the clips to find the feature-length films, but among them are a mix of A and B titles like Bound , Margot at the Wedding , The Miracle of Morgan’s Creek , Revenge of the Ninja , Seven Men from Now , and more.
Shudder (free trial)
For horror hounds only, Shudder has a selection of high-quality horror films, some well-known, some classic, many obscure. It has cheesy gore classics ( Basket Case , Blood Feast ), films by masters (Wes Craven, Tobe Hooper, George A. Romero), and acclaimed chillers ( Let the Right One In, Pulse ).
Recently launched, the ad-free site costs $4.99 per month after a 14-day free trial, or $50 for a year. No slapdash effort, Shudder is curated by Colin Geddes, who conjures up the Midnight Madness section at the Toronto International Film Festival.
A free service with ads, SnagFilms is a little out of the mainstream, and contains a large number of documentaries. Categories include science and environment, African films, LGBT, Sports, Bollywood, Health & Food, Politics, and Faith and Spirituality.
SnagFilms has a pretty disparate selection, with not much you’ve heard of, but adventurous viewers, or those searching for a specific subject, will find a home here. Users can sign in with their Facebook or social media accounts, but the site requires a birthday check for more mature content.
For hardcore documentary enthusiasts only, TopDocumentaryFilms doesn’t feature any Oscar winners or anything that might have caused a stir at the box office. (No Errol Morris or Michael Moore.) But it does have a few hundred free documentaries on all kinds of subjects, from shark attacks to sex to 9/11.
The site is set up like a blog, with newest docs featured first, though it’s easy to browse by subject. It’s powered by YouTube, so films are subject to YouTube-style ads, but otherwise, it’s free.
TubiTV has a cute little logo advertising free TV and movies. Viewers have to sign up to view anything with mature content, but signup is free (you use your Facebook account). Ads play every so often throughout the movie.
The selection contains a lot of content you’ve never heard of, some content you’ve heard of that’s not very good, but a few gems that are very much worth watching. (The comedy/drama Jeff, Who Lives at Home is worth checking out.) They even have a specific channel for Not on Netflix movies.
WeAreColony (pay per view)
WeAreColony is still getting going, and they only have a small selection of films. Moreover, they are priced at a pay-as-you-go platform, with prices ranging from $1.99 for one of the shorts to $12.99 to own a feature.
Most features come with bonuses, like on a DVD. But Anglophiles will find plenty here to drool over, including some early Benedict Cumberbatch titles.
10 Best Underground Horror Movies You Should Watch
Dig deeper for spooks.
Have you ever been invited to watch a horror movie, only to be met with predictable clichés, loud jumpscares and no atmosphere? You finish watching it, go into your bedroom, turn off the lights and doze off to a dreamless sleep, safe and sound. Those movies barely make you feel uneasy.
If you appreciate true, hardcore fright in horror, then you know that those kinds of movies exist on the surface, but, beneath that surface, there’s a whole other world where underground horror filmmakers aim to please the strangest of tastes.
That’s why we’ve prepared a list of underground horror movies that will surely make the faint of heart keep a distance, while attracting lovers of the raw, gory and dark evils that dwell outside of the mainstream.
Since they stray away from the mainstream, these movies were either made with a small budget, have a niche audience, innovatively deviate from their own genre, or all three. So, if you’re tired of Hollywood frights, here are the 10 best underground horror movies you might not have watched yet.
The Best Underground Horror Movies
10. antrum: the deadliest film ever made (2018).
Director: David Amito, Michael Laicini
This film-within-a-film mockumentary introduces us to Antrum, a supposedly cursed movie of Bulgarian origin, before we get to watch the movie itself. That is, after we take notice of the devilish risks involved in watching it.
A constantly eerie, dark and heavy atmosphere weighs on the title’s strange plot, in which a girl and her younger brother set out to find the gateway to hell in the woods. There, though, strange phenomena start happening.
Creepy religious symbols, weird cuts in the movie and scary visuals really give Antrum the cursed fame it deserves.
Antrum is available on Amazon, YouTube and Google Play.
9. Livid (2011)
Director: Julien Maury, Alexandre Bustillo
When Lucy is tasked with the home care of a woman in a coma, she finds out that the woman’s house supposedly has a hidden treasure. Then, Lucy, along with her boyfriend and a friend, begin a treasure hunt. But things go sour, weirdly sour.
This movie mixes good acting, slow, artful scenes and gruesome encounters, resulting in a deathly chilling plot.
Even though they use some jumpscares here, the French horror directors followed up their previous film, Inside, with this one in a similarly gory and disturbing way, reminding us once more that we shouldn’t play around with scissors.
Livid is available on Google Play and iTunes.
8. Évolution (2015)
Director: Lucile Hadžihalilović
Though Gaspar Noé’s movies are unquestionably famous in underground cinema, his wife, Lucile Hadžihalilović, is definitely deserving of that reputation, too.
While Lucile explores female puberty in her 2004 film Innocence, Évolution has a focus on another genre. Right at the beginning of the movie, we’re already introduced to a remote island full of adult mothers and children – mind you, male children. All is well until Nicolas, one of the children, finds another boy’s dead body in the water.
The film’s peculiar plot is filled with disturbing imagery, a mysterious atmosphere, body horror and starfish. The choice of colours contribute to a range of picturesque scenes, which contrast with the pale women’s oddness and will make you notice that the visuals clearly have a lot of effort put into them.
Évolution is available on Amazon, Google Play and YouTube.
7. Uzumaki (2000)
Director: Higuchinsky (Akihiro Higuchi)
When the inhabitants of a small Japanese town get obsessed over spirals, a strange curse falls upon the townspeople, with all manner of spiral-related things happening.
The film is based on Junji Ito’s eponymous manga (which means “Spiral”, by the way), but, since it was made while the manga was still being produced, the movie has a slightly different turn of events.
Any horror lover will be pleased with the uneasiness of the otherworldly imagery conveyed to them in this wild adaptation, which remains very true to Junji Ito’s uncanny and unique style.
Uzumaki is available on Amazon.
6. The Tunnel (2011)
Director: Carlo Ledesma
After the New South Wales government publicizes their plans to recycle water from an old, unused subterranean train network, something goes wrong and, like many government plans, nothing happens, while the populace is left unanswered.
But a journalism crew tries to investigate anyway and delves deep into these tunnels. They record everything and their disturbing discoveries, along with interviews made after their frightening adventure, compose the actual movie, in a rather realistic documentary that blends really well with found footage.
The Tunnel was made with crowd-funded money, but that’s not the only unconventional thing about it: after it was released, the film was distributed freely through BitTorrent.
The Tunnel is available on Amazon and Google Play.
5. The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh (2012)
Director: Rodrigo Gudiño
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh is about a man who goes to his mother’s home after her death, looking to sell the house. There, he learns and remembers aspects about his past, while something inside the house haunts him.
Although the premise might seem a bit too usual, the plot surely doesn’t unfold in an usual manner. Instead, with the use of great camerawork, it slowly develops the feeling that something’s wrong. While we’re well immersed in this story, we’re able to deeply explore how religion, family ties and loneliness communicate with each other.
Gudiño’s specialization in shorts didn’t get in the way of making a good quality full-length underground horror.
The Last Will and Testament of Rosalind Leigh is available on Amazon, Google Play and YouTube.
4. They Look Like People (2015)
Director: Perry Blackshear
Sometimes, horror isn’t blood, disturbing spirits or dark rooms. It can be subtle, like a deep, unknown sensation.
They Look Like People is Perry Blackshear’s directorial debut, and a very good one. The movie takes psychological horror to a new level, as you start to realize the main protagonist might be part of a big, apocalyptic plot. It gets even scarier because, after all, demons might just look like people.
Blackshear makes great use of a low budget to produce creepy effects, sustained by nice acting that involves the audience with.the characters and their stories.
They Look Like People is available on Amazon and YouTube.
3. Possum (2018)
Director: Matthew Holness
Phillip, a visibly troubled man, returns to his childhood home as a disgraced child’s puppeteer. There, he is confronted with dark things that seem to be somehow related to his puppet, called Possum .
The film focuses not on scaring its viewer, but rather on haunting them. The use of discrete symbolism builds up sensations until they burst with disturbing sights, making the movie’s plot and imagery linger with the audience for a while after the credits roll.
With that said, Possum is for those who like deep and dark stories that, with only a little bit of thinking from the viewer, excellently unfold over time in a way that would make Sigmund Freud proud.
Possum is available to watch on Amazon and YouTube.
2. Resolution (2012)
Director: Justin Benson, Aaron Moorhead
After receiving a strange email, Michael, a soon-to-be father, becomes worried about his former best friend, Chris, who has become an unstable drug addict. Against his wife’s wishes, Michael goes to the rural area where Chris now lives, in order to – with the use of force – help his friend get back on track.
As the movie progresses, though, we’re introduced to a series of strange encounters, while Michael seems to be led to mysterious items all over the place.
In terms of production, the acting is incredible. The performance and script give this low-budget movie a great touch, but what really makes up the horror is the dread-inducing build-up.
If you watched this film and wanted more, you might be interested in The Endless, by the same directors. They are specialists in low-budget movies .
Resolution is available on Amazon and YouTube.
1. Hagazussa: A Heathen’s Curse (2017)
Director: Lukas Feigelfeld
Set in a dark, medieval setting, Hagazussa puts us in the shoes of Albrun, a woman who, after living traumatic childhood events, leads a rather secluded life in the cold Alps.
With a little help from crowdfunding, Feigelfeld aimed to make this directorial debut as a project for his graduation in film school. Accidentally or not, he made an underground psychological horror masterpiece.
Fans of gothic folk tales will be just as pleased as fans of eerie atmospheres. As slow as a woman carrying milk buckets through the cold Alps, the film delivers an exploration on how brutal, vengeful and superstitious human nature can be. If that’s not enough, the scenic, cold imagery and the simple, yet sinister soundtrack should make you realize just how unique Hagazussa is.
Even though it resembles Robert Eggers’ The Witch, Hagazussa (which, coincidentally or not, means “witch” in Old High German) surpasses Eggers’ famous title with less budget, less dialogue and more creepiness.
Hagazussa is available on Amazon, YouTube and Google Play.
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10 underground martial arts films any fan of the genre should watch.
These underground martial arts films include oft-overlooked movies and a few others that are more well known, all with non-stop action and zero hype.
Let’s be honest, watching movies with a bit of butt-kicking can be extremely entertaining. From movies that are entirely focused on fighting (for example, Undisputed and Kickboxer ) to movies that heavily include it (e.g. The Fast and The Furious franchise), there are actors with great fighting skills and fighters with brilliant acting skills and the audiences keep coming back for more blood and action.
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Some might be surprised how many actors have an active background in martial arts/sports and many have taken advantage of this fact to offer audiences some impressive kicks and takedowns. Let us explore some of the lesser-known underground martial arts films and a few that should be more than familiar to fans of the genre.
In this arena, combatants fight each other to the death. The Deathgames are a gladiatorial contest for the modern times, taking place illegally from an undisclosed location and broadcasted live online.
David Lord, a fireman and paramedic, gets drunk in a bar while mourning the loss of his girlfriend, Lori, and gets into a fight with the bouncer, whom he easily subdues. Unfortunately, the fight is witnessed by Milla, a “recruiter” for the Deathgames who kidnaps David. Now, he must face dangerous foes, as well as the devilish game master, Logan (Samuel L. Jackson).
Never Surrender (2009)
This film featured many real-life mixed martial artists, like former UFC two-division champion Georges St-Pierre and former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. When an MMA international champion is ensnared into the illegal underbelly of underground cage fighting by a tenuous agent, he rapidly grasps that this is no ordinary fighting: it is all about survival.
In this world, some fight for acclaim and some fight for the thrills. He is fighting to get out alive. Here and now, in his extreme struggle to be number one, he can never quit, never be weak, never yield ... never surrender.
Lady Bloodfight (2016)
Lady Bloodfight is a 2016 co-production between the U.S. and Hong Kong, directed by Chris Nahon and with Amy Johnston heading the cast. Jane Jones (Johnston) is a stunning but burdened American young woman who’s gone backpacking to Hong Kong.
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When she effectively fights off three brutes trying to mug her, she greatly impresses Shu, a Wudang champion, who is enthralled by her visceral street fighting skills. Shu enlists Jane and coaches her to fight in the brutal, all-female, secretive martial arts contest they call “The Kumite.”
Female Fight Squad (2016)
Starring Amy Johnston, from the previous entry, this film also featured only female fighters. Holt (Dolph Lundgren) has found himself in prison because he took the fall for a crime committed by his daughter, Rebecca (Johnston).
Rebecca is a complex young woman, an ex MMA fighter who’s trying to start over, but she’s dragged back into illegal fighting when her sister is in debt to an underground MMA agent and winds up hospitalized because she can’t pay. Rebecca –once known as “Bex the Beast”– comes back with a vengeance to save her sister and simultaneously prove her father’s innocence - the blood-spattered journey to redemption begins.
The Raid (2011)
This film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and showcased the traditional Indonesian martial art of Pencak Silat. In Jakarta, Indonesia, Lieutenant Wahyu arranges the raid of a block of flats: the safe house of the influential and vicious drug-lord Tama and his ring.
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The SWAT squad breaks into the block, but one guard spots them and warns the gangsters, who proceed to trap the police on the seventh floor. The team finds out that Lt. Wahyu has not notified his supervisors about the raid. Now, the officers must clash with the armed criminals with only inadequate ammunition and their own fighting prowess.
Never Back Down 2: The Beatdown (2011)
Former boxer Zack, gifted MMA fighter Tim, tormented record shop assistant Justin, and college wrestler Mike come from different circumstances, but they have one thing in common: a zeal for fighting.
They rapidly become devoted to their unconventional coach, Case (Michael Jai White), a talented former UFC Champion with his own demons. Case trains the young men for a fighting contest named The Beatdown, run by local fight promoter Max, while teaching them many valuable life lessons. When their trainer becomes entrapped by some corrupted police officers, the boys unite to uncover the traitor amongst them.
Blood And Bone (2009)
Here's another entry with beloved fighter and actor, Michael Jay White. In this film, he plays Bone, a formidable fighter of nigh unmatched skill and a former convict.
Once released from prison, Bone goes to L.A. and aims to become involved in an underground fighting ring in order to keep a promise he made in prison. With the help of his new friend and manager, Pinball, he quickly makes a name for himself in the illegal MMA scene as the “knockout artist” and even defeats the previously undefeated Hammerman. This captures the attention of local mob boss, James, the man Bone sought to get close to all along.
Boyka: Undisputed (2017)
In the fourth installment of the Undisputed franchise, Scott Adkins reprises his role as Boyka , the extremely talented “most complete fighter in the world,” but also a psychologically tormented ex-prisoner. Several months after the end of Undisputed III: Redemption , Boyka is free and competes in the Ukrainian underground MMA scene, while he’s still wanted in Russia.
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He accidentally kills an opponent, Victor, an act that he deeply regrets, which makes him re-evaluate his reasons for fighting. He travels to Russia, risking his freedom, to find Alma, Victor’s wife, and see if he can help her. Alma is essentially the prisoner of the local mob boss and MMA club owner, Zourab, because she owes him money. Boyka offers to fight in Zourab’s ring in exchange for Alma's freedom and maybe even her forgiveness.
Bloodsport is based on the supposedly true story of the martial artist, trainer, and former Marine, Frank Dux, although his claims are widely disputed. The film stars Jean-Claude Van Damme as Frank , a U.S. Army Captain who has trained in ninjutsu almost his entire life under sensei Senzo Tanaka.
Senzo considers Frank a member of his clan and prepares him for the underground Kumite tournament in Hong Kong. However, when his superiors in the army refuse to give him leave to go and he goes anyway, he is followed to Hong Kong by two USACIDC officers. To add to his troubles, he discovers that the tournament is much more deadly than he had anticipated.
Ip Man (2008)
Ip Man is a 2008 Hong Kong martial arts biopic inspired by the life of Ip Man, a master of the martial art Wing Chun (a type of kung fu) and instructor of Bruce Lee. In 1935 in Foshan, southern China, martial arts schools pop up on every corner and martial arts masters compete against each other to determine who’s the best.
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Ip Man ( Donnie Yen ) is the unofficial, but still undeniable, martial arts champion of the area, yet he has not dedicated himself to instruction. During the occupation of China by Japan, Ip Man and his family are forced to leave their home and lose their prosperity. With meager means of survival, Ip Man and the enduring residents of Foshan must find a way to hold on and resist.
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From a bomb shelter for families during the Blitz to the lair of a cannibal troglodyte, the London underground has in its time played many parts. We pick 10 of its most memorable on-screen appearances.
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Director: Anthony Asquith
Many feature films have included sequences shot on London’s famous underground railway but this 1928 production by talented young prodigy Anthony Asquith was the first. The tube had been an integral part of London life for well over half a century by this time and the first thing you notice about the film is how incredibly familiar the scenes filmed on the underground feel. All our favourite protocols (giving up seats, reading over people’s shoulders, invasion of body space) and other tube-specific behaviour are exhibited here.
The story – told in beautifully spare, elegant filmmaking language with the odd experimental flourish – concerns the convoluted love lives of four young Londoners and culminates in a thrilling chase over the roof of the Lots Road power station.
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Bulldog Jack (1935)
Director: Walter Forde
The underground provides the backdrop for the thrilling climax to this fast-paced comedy-thriller variation on Sapper’s thick-ear Bulldog Drummond adventures. Jack Pennington (Jack Hulbert) steps into Drummond’s shoes when the latter is injured in a car accident and crosses swords with master criminal Morelle (Ralph Richardson on maniacally splendid form), who’s intent on stealing some jewels from the British Museum.
Our hero tracks Morelle down to his hide-out in the disused (and fictional) tube station of Bloomsbury (an idea based on Brompton Road Station having been recently closed in 1934), leading to a frenetic chase on a runaway tube train.
Christmas under Fire (1941)
Director: Harry Watt
Few scenes in this Ministry of Information short could be more poignant or better capture the spirit of British fortitude in the face of adversity than those showing the capital’s citizens sheltering overnight in London underground stations during the Blitz . Makeshift coat pegs line the tube tunnel walls as all around families lie on platforms with blankets and battered suitcases, with an occasional Christmas tree, trimmed and bedecked with tinsel, serving as a reminder that this is the traditional season of peace and goodwill.
Passport to Pimlico (1949)
Director: Henry Cornelius
When the residents of Miramont Place, Pimlico discover that they are in fact subjects of the ancient Duchy of Burgundy, they decide to escape the rationing and privation of post-war Britain by declaring themselves foreigners.
In one of the film’s funniest scenes, they flag down and board tube trains to impose document and custom checks on the bemused passengers. While one tourist is delighted to have his passport stamped ‘Pemberton’s Stores – Received with Thanks’, most of the travellers are hostile to the intrusion, particularly when asked if they are carrying any “muskrats, mealworms, motorcycles, hashish, prepared opium or agricultural machinery.” The scene descends into chaos when a magician, asked if he has any livestock, releases a suitcase full of doves into the already overcrowded carriage.
Under Night Streets (1958)
Director: Ralph Keene
Circa 1958, British Transport Films ( BTF ) was the classiest industrial film production unit in the world. Among nationalised transport concerns, London Transport ( LT ) came second, after British Rail, on BTF ’s client list. And London Underground sat atop the pyramid of LT ’s operations…
Enter Under Night Streets: an elegant middle-of-the-track study of four hours of overnight fluffing, mending and reconditioning of tube lines by over 1000 staff. Skilfully compressed into 20 minutes by documentary veteran Ralph Keene, it’s a mini-masterpiece of transport filmmaking, as stylish but stately, self-respectful and proficient, as LT ’s nameless nocturnal employees.
Daleks’ Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. (1966)
Director: Gordon Flemyng
The Dalek invasion has left London a bombed-out shell, not unlike the post-Blitz scenes of the Second World War. The survivors have formed a resistance and set up their headquarters in a secret room in the depths of Embankment underground station, the entrance hidden behind a poster warning of the dangers of drinking rainwater. There they prepare weapons to fight the ‘motorised dustbins’ patrolling the streets.
Although much of the film is studio-bound, there are some evocative shots of London, including the sight of a Dalek emerging from the Thames – the moment when Dr Who realises that he’s facing his greatest nemesis.
Death Line (1972)
Director: Gary Sherman
The underground, with its labyrinth of tunnels and disused stations, is a prime location for a horror film and Death Line makes great use of the creepy setting. In an abandoned station between Russell Square and Holborn, the descendants of railway tunnellers trapped by a roof collapse in 1892 have lived and bred, feeding on unsuspecting passengers.
Now only one of the troglodytes survives and, diseased and pustulent, he goes in search of a new mate to continue the line. Sickness and interbreeding have reduced him to little more than an inhuman creature; the only phrase he can utter is the one which he has heard echoing through the warren of tunnels over the years: “Mind the doors!”
Hidden City (1987)
Director: Stephen Poliakoff
In Stephen Poliakoff’s directorial debut, visitors to underground London are taken on a trip to the past as disused stations and bunkers house archives of secret documents and films.
Academic James (Charles Dance) is persuaded by the enigmatic Sharon (Cassie Stuart) to look for clues to a film-related mystery in the Kingsway tram tunnel and in a deep level shelter under Tottenham Court Road which was used by Eisenhower during the Second World War. Hidden City serves as a reminder of the history that is tucked away in the real parts of the underground that are no longer used for transport.
Sliding Doors (1998)
Director: Peter Howitt
Forget God, it’s the London underground that determines destiny in Peter Howitt’s smart romantic comedy. Two different realities unfold for Helen (Gwyneth Paltrow), depending on whether or not she catches her tube (the underground scenes were shot at Waterloo and Fulham Broadway stations). In one alternate universe she returns home to discover her boyfriend’s infidelity, in the other she carries on oblivious.
Like Muriel’s Wedding (1994), Sliding Doors is misremembered as a lightweight date movie, but its themes of relationship breakdown, miscarriage and death add a pleasing counterpoint to the froth, and its nifty gimmick, reminiscent of Alan Ayckbourn’s plays, works very well.
Director: Sam Mendes
“Welcome to the London rush hour,” the new head of Q Branch teases agent 007 (Daniel Craig) during a tense pursuit on the underground. “Not something you’d know much about.” It’s true that James Bond is more commonly found in high-class casinos or in exotic locales, but for this 50th anniversary entry in the spy series director Sam Mendes brought Bond home to London for much of the action.
Pursuing escaped cyber-terrorist Raoul Silva (Javier Bardem) from MI6 ’s subterranean HQ , Bond tunnels out onto the platform at Temple tube, where his progress is thwarted by a swarming metropolitan throng. Seeing Silva board a westward-bound Circle line train, 007 goes one better than the most time-pushed commuter, leaping over the electrified tracks onto the rear of the rapidly departing carriage.
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20 Great Underground Horror Movies You Might Not Have Seen
Underground horror is the epitome of independent cinema. Shot on shoestring budgets, mostly self-distributed, and reliant on word-of-mouth for promotion, these films are as DIY as you can get. With the constraints that come with operating on a limited budget, it’s easy to dismiss these films as amateur and incompetent, but that couldn’t be further from the truth. Underground horror pushes filmmakers to think outside the box and allows them 100% creative freedom with their projects.
Underground horror isn’t for everyone, but if you’re willing to do some digging, there’s no telling what kind of treasures you might discover. This list gives a brief overview of 20 that are well worth your time should you decide to embark on a journey into cinemas lesser explored terrains. If you’re seeking some horror that’s more extreme, experimental, odd and adventurous then these are a terrific starting point.
20. August Underground’s Mordum (2007)
In the realms of extreme cinema, the August Underground trilogy has received notoriety for being as depraved as it gets. Toe Tag Pictures have been a leading force in underground horror for over a decade now thanks to the success of these movies, which chronicle the exploits of a group of serial killers as they torment, torture, rape, and murder without remorse, filming their atrocities along the way.
Mordum is the second film in the trilogy, and is widely regarded as one of the sickest movies ever made. Upon release, director Fred Vogel was detained by Canadian authorities on the way to a film festival for having DVDs on his possession, which were classified as “obscene materials’’ by the law. In addition, copies of the film were confiscated by Australian authorities for their perceived moral indecency.
However, despite the extreme nature of Mordum – and the other films in the franchise – it does contain a moral: it sets out to intentionally use violence to sicken the viewer, rather than glamourize it to entertain us like many horror films do. Violence is ugly and disturbing and should be portrayed as such.
This is the message the August Underground movies are trying to get across; they aren’t pretty movies, but they are effective in reminding us of the vile nature of the crimes being depicted on screen. You don’t have to like Fred Vogel’s brand of horror, but there’s no denying that it’s made an impact on the genre.
19. Guinea Pig: Flowers of Flesh & Blood (1985)
Japan’s Guinea Pig series is infamous in underground horror circles, but this film in particular has quite the history. After being given a copy to watch, Mars’ favorite rock star Charlie Sheen was so convinced that it was a real snuff film, he contacted the FBI. This led to the filmmakers having to prove that the movie was fake in court.
The film itself is quite a cruel, testing experience – as you’d expect from a faux-snuff film where the plot revolves around a man dressed as a samurai kidnapping, drugging, and dismembering a helpless female victim. Unless you’re a gorehound – or just curious and feel like testing your threshold – then it’s best you stay away from this one.
That being said, its influence on underground horror is gargantuan. So much so that Unearthed Films rebooted the series in 2014 under the ‘American Guinea Pig’ banner, with first film Bouquet of Guts & Gore launching the new franchise in a way that would do its Japanese predecessors proud.
18. Dust Up (2012)
Ward Roberts’ Dust Up is his sophomore feature, following the impressive clown comedy Little Big Top, starring cult icon Sid Haig. Dust Up retains the bleak humor of that film and applies it tenfold, throwing in cannibalism, meth heads, and other wacky shenanigans.
The story follows a bad ass hero called Jack (Aaron Gaffey) who comes to the aid of a damsel-in-distress when she gets mixed up with a flesh eating drug kingpin and his army of goons.
Needless to say, Dust Up isn’t a film that takes itself too seriously. However, it’s one of the better neo-Grindhouse movies to come along in recent years. It’s grainy, violent, and often genuinely funny. If a mindless good time is what you’re after, then Dust Up should hit the spot just nicely.
17. Blood Pigs (2010)
When it comes to gore films, you can always rely on Brian Paulin to deliver the goods. Blood Pigs – voted the “Goriest Movie of 2010’’ by Rue Morgue magazine readers – is a gem among the gems that make up Paulin’s filmography, and despite their low budget, they boast some outstanding practical FX work.
Blood Pigs tells the story of a world ravaged by bio-chemical warfare and zombies. With food scarce and hard to come by, desperate survivors feast on the flesh of the undead, which has very detrimental effects on their digestives systems.
Blood Pigs is a unique take on the post-apocalyptic and zombie subgenres. Despite being a micro-budget production, it’s an ambitious effort that scores points for sheer creativity – just like the other movies in Paulin’s catalogue. His films embody the heart and passion that makes the best underground horror films so special, and that’s a trait that no amount of money can buy.
16. Where The Dead Go To Die (2012)
Where The Dead Go To Die is an animated portmanteau film from Jack of All Trades Jimmy Screamerclauz. All of the segments are connected through a demonic dog named Labby, and contain some of the most disturbing taboo-breaking content imaginable. This isn’t Pixar.
However, while Where The Dead Go To Die does have moments that would make even the most morally ambiguous squirm, it’s still unlike anything else out there. It’s a one-of-a-kind film made by an artist with a devilishly creative imagination that should be feared and cherished – and if you can stomach it, it’s an experience you’ll never forget.
If you like your horror surreal, Where The Dead Go To Die will lead you through a nightmarish odyssey and pummel you with sensory overload and fascinating confusion from the very first frame. Screamerclauz – whether you love his work or loathe it – is a filmmaker on an island unto himself in terms of style and imagination. In an age where everything seems like it’s been done before, it’s refreshing to see films that are difficult to compare to anything else.
15. Nekromantik (1987)
Nekromantik is yet another movie on this list that’s often described as one of the most disturbing of all time, and while there’s no denying its repulsive in nature, it should be noted that there is merit to its madness.
It tells the story of Rob (Bernd Daktari Lorenz), a lowly street sweeper who finds a rotten corpse and takes it home for him and his wife to experiment with sexually. However, it stops being fun once Rob realizes that his wife prefers the corpse to him.
Underneath the revolting content, Nekromantik is a film that questions society’s perception of fetishes. It also raises some questions about audiences being so accustomed to movie violence that it doesn’t bear any significant impact on them. In addition, it’s a film about feeling inadequate in a relationship. There’s more going on in Nekromantik than gross-out violence and corpse erotica – but if that’s what you want to see then there’s plenty of it.
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3. The Box (I) (2009) PG-13 | 115 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller 5.6 Rate 47 Metascore A small wooden box arrives on the doorstep of a married couple, who know that opening it will grant them a million dollars and kill someone they don't know. Director: Richard Kelly | Stars: Cameron Diaz, James Marsden, Frank Langella, James Rebhorn
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10 great films on the underground From a bomb shelter for families during the Blitz to the lair of a cannibal troglodyte, the London underground has in its time played many parts. We pick 10 of its most memorable on-screen appearances. 9 January 2013
Guinea Pig: Flowers of Flesh & Blood (1985) Japan's Guinea Pig series is infamous in underground horror circles, but this film in particular has quite the history. After being given a copy to watch, Mars' favorite rock star Charlie Sheen was so convinced that it was a real snuff film, he contacted the FBI.
The Bourne Ultimatum, Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and V for Vendetta are among the major movies that have filmed on the Underground, along with television productions like Sherlock and Sense8. London, a genuine playground for movie directors. Reston has been assisting filming on the London Underground since 1992.
Underground: Directed by Rafael Eisenman. With Jacob D. Woody, Sofia Pernas, Adrian R'Mante, Jeff D'Agostino. A group of friends fight for their lives against the lethal and ravenous creatures lurking beneath the Earth's surface. The group finds themselves at the mercy of creatures genetically engineered by the military to be expendable in battle.
The movie has a similar vibe to Palm Springs; that movie sold to Hulu and Neon out of Sundance for $22M. Chris and Paul Weitz executive produced. Chris and Paul Weitz executive produced. UTA selling.