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Battle Royale
Bumfights 2
Cannibal Holocaust
Day Of The Dead
Eaten Alive
The Evil Dead
Flesh For Frankenstein
House On The Edge
Of The Park

Island Of Death
I Spit On Your Grave
Men Behind The Sun
Street Trash
The Texas Chain
Saw Massacre

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Okay. Before we go any further, let us just explain what is. This website is a celebration of horror, sci-fi, weird and just plain twisted cinema. What this website ISN'T is a depository for real death and accident footage. Fuck that. We love the art and craft of special effects, and of creating illusions in cinema. We like films that push boundaries, break taboos, and make us laugh. We're not interested in sickening ourselves by revelling in real-life splatter. So if you're looking for that kind of stuff: you've come to the wrong place. If - on the other hand - you're like us, and know who Tom Savini is, or Dick Smith, or Ruggero Deodato, or Giovanni Lombardo Radice are, then you're definitely in the right place! Have a look around - we have a nice Gallery, a Feature section, a smattering of Reviews, and a variety of other half-hidden goodies. We hope you enjoy your visit.
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This highly-detailed underground horror publication is now available as a hardcover Special Edition in large format A4. Stunning layouts. Thoughtful features. Densely packed with ideas and information.
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Notes about Disc Regions and TV Systems
DVD Regions
DVDs are less of a problem than Blu-Ray discs as most DVD players can easily be modifed (simply by keying a sequence on the remote, or front panel buttons) to make them region free. Many DVD players these days come region free out of the box, so there's little that can stop you playing back imports.

Region 1 - The USA, US territories and Canada
Region 2 - Europe, Japan, Middle East, Egypt, South Africa, Greenland
Region 3 - Taiwan, Korea, Philippines, Indonesia, Hong Kong
Region 4 - Mexico, South America, Central America, Australia, New Zealand, Pacific Islands, Caribbean
Region 5 - Russia, Eastern Europe, India, Africa, North Korea, Mongolia Region 6 - China

Blu-Ray Regions
When it comes to region-locking, Blu-Ray is more of a pain in the arse than DVD - mainly because there are very few Blu-Ray players available to buy that are region free. Some collectors have multiple Blu-Ray players, one for each region, which is one way around it. Others might only import region free Blu-Ray discs, of which there are a growing number on the market.

At the moment, without modification, a Region A Blu-Ray disc will not play on a Region B device, and vice versa, so caution is advised when choosing which Blu-Rays to import. And on top of that, there is the issue of PAL versus NTSC (see below), to take into account. So a North American movie collector will have to have a PAL compatible TV to play back a region free import Blu-Ray from the UK or Europe. Don't be put off though: especially Americans wanting to import UK Blu-Rays. It's not rocket science, and can be solved.

Region A - North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong and Southeast Asia
Region B - Europe, Greenland, French territories, Middle East, Africa, Australia and New Zealand
Region C - India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Mainland China, Pakistan, Russia, Central and South Asia
Region Free - All areas

TV Systems - PAL vs NTSC
NTSC is the North American TV standard, and PAL is the European standard. They are different in the way they create the picture on-screen, so a compatible TV must be used when viewing them. UK and European viewers are lucky because 99% of the TVs sold there are capable of displaying all TV systems.

Americans are not so lucky, as their TV industry is still predominantly producing NTSC only sets. In North America you would probably have to see a specialized dealer to get a PAL compatible set, to be able to view movies imported from Europe. Hopefully this is changing and more PAL compatible TVs are being distributed in the US and Canada. This would be a good thing for North Americans. Why? Two reasons. Number one: since the advent of Blu-Ray the UK and Europe have spawned a number of excellent PAL exclusive titles that are not available in the US and Canada. And number two: because without dual compatible TVs you're simply being left behind by the rest of the world.

NTSC insularity has always puzzled us, and North Americans need to wake up to the joys of PAL/NTSC compatible TVs. And that way we may finally be rid of those annoying Amazon comments we read complaining about PAL discs not working on American TVs. If you're a North American film fan: look into the PAL compatibility issue; you should never buy another NTSC only TV set again!
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George Eastman as the Anthropophageous Beast
Beware The Baby-Eating Beast ...
Joe D'Amato's atrocious, but very very sick (and fun in places) Anthropophageous The Beast is available on DVD from a few distributors, but beware: many versions are heavily shorn of their sickest moments. We have a comparison of the different versions out there. MORE
Udo Kier in Blood For Dracula
The Sickest Dracula Ever Made?
When Bram Stoker wrote his classic tale of horror he never could have envisaged it'd be like this... Udo Kier plays a Dracula that can only drink the blood of virgins, and finds a family full of them. Unfortunately, gardener Joe Dallesandro is one step ahead of him in deflowering the virgins. MORE
Peter Jackson in Bad Taste
Dereks Don't Run ...
In case you've been hiding under a rock for the past few years, you may like to know that Peter 'Lord Of The Rings' Jackson's first bunch of movies where veritable sick puppies. Take his first: Bad Taste, for instance - which isn't called Bad Taste for nothing. Or Meet The Feebles... MORE
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Enter the realm of the Living Dead...
Who's the odd one out of this bunch of actors?
Bruce Campbell Marylin Burns John Morghen aka Giovanni Lombardo Radice Bob Belling
Answer bottom of page...
House On The Edge Of The Park disc

The DVD format is now so widespread that many rare and unusual exploitation films are now seeing the light of day. And at last we can now easily rediscover the delights of lost "classics" such as Flesh For Frankenstein and Island Of Death, and in a convenient way. And many rare films are now being lovingly restored by distributors who can see the good in these movies - the fun. The joy. And it is joy, because during the nastiest scenes in the movies we love so much here we're always giggling at the back of our minds. Like schoolchildren. And we keep repeating, over and over: "It's only a movie. It's only a movie..." just like the poster said.
Peter Jackon's Bad Taste

For years the British public has had to put up with crappy, butchered UK releases at the hands of the BBFC. Now they can bypass the censors and order totally uncut copies of their favourite "nasties" on countless websites worldwide.
With DVD and the Internet it has never been easier to gross out your mates with your wierd film collection, or introduce your unhinged girlfriend to the perverted wonders of House On The Edge Of The Park, or sit your mad Aunt down to watch Re-Animator... Or whatever. There are a lot of great sick films out there - we hope to bring the very best to your attention here...

It is still illegal to supply or intend to supply an uncertificated film in the UK, but it is NOT illegal to import uncertificated films from other countries INTO the UK, for your own personal use. You are well within your rights to buy a film from a website based in the United States, or Hong Kong, or France, or anywhere - and import it into the UK. As long as you're not buying in bulk you will be okay. The DVDs for sale here on this website (via the Sick Films Store) are delivered from one of the biggest online distributors in the USA, and are almost always uncut. Please check the film details for confirmation.
Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre part III The Burning Lucio Fulci's Zombie Nekromantik

Previously unavailable:
Texas Chainsaw 3

Uncut at last:
The Burning

Fulci's greatest gut-muncher: restored

Corpse-Fucking Art:

Uncut: also known as Zombie Creeping Flesh

Classic cannibal movie with great gore FX

Uncut: with some gruesome Tom Savini FX

No one expects the Spanish inquisiton!
Answer: D = Bob Belling is the odd one out because he is the only one who committed suicide by ramming a gas canister down his own throat. Bruce Cambell (A), Marylin Burns (B) and John Morghen (C) didn't.
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