Triskaidekafiles is a love letter to cheesy cinema from the 80s and 90s, with the occasional dip into other eras. if you're a fan of MST3K, Elvira, Joe Bob Briggs, or just bad horror movies in general, Trisk is the place for you.
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WRITERS: Screenplay by Ted V. Mikels and Wayne Rogers
DIRECTOR: Ted V. Mikels
STARRING: Wendell Corey as Holman John Carradine as Dr. DeMarco Tom Pace as Eric Porter Joan Patrick as Janine Norwalk Tura Satana as Satana Rafael Campos as Juan Joseph Hoover as Chuck Edwards Victor Izay as Dr. Petrovich William Bagdad as Franchot Vincent Barbi as Tiros
QUICK CUT: A scientist tries to better our ability for space exploration, but some people don't agree with his methods, and others want to use them for their own gain.
WRITERS: Story by Miguel Tejada Flores Screenplay by Jose Manuel Gomez
DIRECTOR: Brian Yuzna
STARRING: Jeffrey Combs as Herbert West Jason Barry as Howard Elsa Pataky as Laura Enrique Arce as Cabrera Nico Baixas as Moses Lolo Herrero as Sergeant Moncho Raquel Gribler as Nurse Vanessa Simon Andreu as Warden Brando Santiago Segura as Speedball
QUICK CUT: A scientist strives to continue his revolutionary work from behind prison bars.
WRITERS: Screenplay by Theodore Gershuny, Jeffrey Konvitz and Ira Teller Based on an original story by Jeffrey Konvitz and Ira Teller
DIRECTOR: Theodore Gershuny
STARRING: Patrick O'Neal as John Carter James Patterson as Jeffrey Butler Mary Woronov as Diane Adams Astrid Heeren as Ingrid John Carradine as Towman Walter Abel as Mayor Adams Fran Stevens as Tess Walter Klavun as Sheriff Mason Phillip Bruns as Wilfred Butler 1929 Staats Cotsworth as Voice of Wilfred Butler
QUICK CUT: Jeffrey returns home to deal with his grandfather's demise and sell off the family house. Along the way, he meets the local town council and learns a lot about himself.
STARRING: Traci Lords as Lindsay Troy Donahue as Record exec #1 Aldo Ray as Tony Stephen Quadros as Angel/Martin
QUICK CUT: Dorky loser Martin is determined to hit it big as a heavy metal rocker, and he finds just the right people to help him out, but he will learn what a soul sucking machine the music industry can be.
STARRING: Rick Burns as Michael Tutman Carl Crew as George Tutman Roger Dauer as Mark Shepard LaNette La France as Sheba Jackson Lisa Guggenheim as Connie Stanton Drew Godderis as Anwar Tanya Papanicolas as Shitar/Bitsy
QUICK CUT: A pair of brothers who own and run a family diner, reunite with their long lost uncle, and bond over religion and food.
STARRING: Lance Henriksen as Torquemada Rona de Ricci as Maria Jonathan Fuller as Antonio Frances Bay as Esmerelda Mark Margolis as Mendoza Jeffrey Combs as Francisco Stephen Lee as Gomez Oliver Reed as The Cardinal
QUICK CUT: In 15th century Spain, amidst the Inquisition, a man and woman struggle to stay together, even though their love goes against the wishes of the church.
WRITERS: Story by Dhani Lipsius & Larry Rattner & Benjamin Ruffner and Alan B. McElroy
DIRECTOR: Alan B. McElroy
STARRING: Donald Pleasence as Dr. Loomis Ellie Cornell as Rachel Carruthers Danielle Harris as Jamie Lloyd Michael Pataki as Dr. Hoffman Beau Starr as Sheriff Meeker Kathleen Kinmont as Kelly Sasha Jenson as Brady
QUICK CUT: After ten years in a coma, a man wakes up and is reunited with his family on Halloween.
WRITERS: Story and screenplay by Jaime Comas and Victor A. Catena
DIRECTOR: Anthony Richmond
STARRING: David Warbeck as Captain Kirk Janet Agren as Jane Blake Roberto Ricci as Professor Adams Jose R. Lifante as Sergeant O'Brien Jose Maria Labernie as Colonel Rudridge Franco Ressel as Mr. Milton
QUICK CUT: When a professor gets lost on a fishing trip, a man is called in to find him, as an entire community worries and unravels because of his absence.
STARRING: Robert Davi as Detective Sean McKinney Claudia Christian as Susan Riley Michael Lerner as Edward Doyle Bruce Campbell as Jack Forrest Laurene Landon as Teresa Mallory Robert Z'Dar as Matt Cordell Leo Rossi as Turkell
QUICK CUT: The heartwarming story of a disgraced cop making friends with a local loser that everyone looks down on, as they struggle to find their way in the crazy streets of New York City.
STARRING: Bruce Ramsay as Phillip L'Merchant/John Merchant/Dr. Paul Merchant Valentina Vargas as Angelique Kim Myers as Bobbi Merchant Christine Harnos as Rimmer Charlotte Chatton as Genevieve L'Merchant Paul Perri as Edwards/Skinless Parker Mickey Cotrell as Duc de L'Isle Louis Mustillo as Sharpe Louis Turene as Auguste Adam Scott as Jaques Pat Skipper as Carducci Wren Brown as Parker Doug Bradley as Pinhead
QUICK CUT: A space station is stolen, and it's up to a ragtag band of mercenaries to get it back, before its creator can put it to use in his nefarious purpose; creating multiple flashback stories!
WRITERS: Story by Dominic Muir Screenplay by Dominic Muir and Stephen Herek
DIRECTOR: Stephen Herek
STARRING: Dee Wallace Stone as Helen Brown M. Emmet Walsh as Harv Billy Green Bush as Jay Brown Scott Grimes as Brad Brown Nadine Van Der Velde as April Brown Don Opper as Charlie McFadden Terrence Mann as Johnny Steele
QUICK CUT: An infestation of an intrusive species leads to problems on a local farm.
STARRING: Patrick Bergin as Beezle Adam Storke as Royce Chad Lowe as Charlie Sykes Kristy Swanson as Rachel Clark Pamela Gidley as Clara Jarrett Lennon as Adam C.J. Graham as Sgt. Bedlam/Hellcop Richard Farnsworth as Sam
QUICK CUT: A couple on the run to elope in Vegas run afoul of the police and a biker gang in the sweltering heat of the desert.
STARRING: Pamela Springsteen as Angela Renee Estevez as Molly Valerie Hartman as Ally Tony Higgins as Sean Brian Patrick Clarke as TC Walter Gotell as Uncle John
QUICK CUT: Oh I'm a happy camper, I love movies that are bad. But when folks take to long to die, it makes me really sad. Oh I'm a happy camper, since Angela's back to kill. Let's go and see if this movie is a thrill.
STARRING: Trent Haaga as Killjoy Victoria de Mare as Batty Boop Jessica Whitaker as Sandie Michael Rupnow as Rojer Spiral Jackson as Zilla Olivia Dawn York as Erica Al Burke as Punchy the Hobo Clown Tai Chan Ngo as Freakshow the Mime Darrow Igus as The Professor (And Mary Anne!)
QUICK CUT: A new group of people meet the merry trickster clown and he has silly friends all his own this time out! Let's all go to the circus!
WRITER: B.J. Nelson, Julie Richard, David Preston and Rene Malo
DIRECTOR: Christian Duguay
STARRING: Liliana Komorowska as Helena Monet Valerie Valois as Joyce Stone Daniel Pilon as Michael Collin Fox as Elton Monet Claire Cellucci as Suzy Michael Copeman as Mitch Sith Sekae as Monk Harry Hill as Dr. Bauman Chip Chuipka as Thomas Steve Parrish as Alex Monet
QUICK CUT: After her brother disappears and her father dies, a young woman inherits the family business, and has to deal with the headaches of running a company.
STARRING: Michael Ironside as Bill Nordham Wendy Lyon as Vicki Carpenter Justin Louis as Craig Nordham Richard Monette as Father Cooper Lisa Schrage as Mary Lou Maloney Terri Hawkes as Kelly Hennenlotter Beverley Hendry as Monica Waters Brock Simpson as Josh Beth Gondek as Jess Browning
QUICK CUT: A charming tale about a young lady seeking to go to prom, but not having enough money for a new dress, until she meets someone who can help her out...
STARRING: Sal Viviano as Michael Derrick Marilyn Tokuda as Alice Lee James Hong as Tony Yang Sr. Frank Dietz as Rat John Quincy Lee as Tony Yang Jr. Handy Atmadja as Frank Lee Doug Silberstein as Leech
QUICK CUT: After her uncle passes, Alice tries to have him move on to a better place in accordance with the culture of her people, and trying to deal with the gang that caused his death.