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You're looking for the 1976 B-movie The Alien Factor. From an online synopsis: It's set in a small American town and opens with a stereotypical sci-fi/horror movie scene: a young couple are drinking and making out in a parked car in the middle of nowhere and are suddenly attacked by a monster which kills one of them and leaves the other in shock. Turns ...


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The creature and the 'lightning' in the beginning can be found in the 1986 horror comedy TerrorVision. From Wikipedia: When Stanley Putterman installs a brand new, "cheapest model available" satellite dish in his backyard, his family ends up getting "a lot more than just ESPN". Unfortunately for Stanley, his satellite is a perfect receptor for a load of ...


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This sounds a bit like The House on Sorority Row from 1983, but the ending is different. Maybe you just remembered it wrong, because this movie: Has an old, cranky woman dying in a pool (and her body is dumped in it) Has someone that we keep seeing from behind and who might be that old woman killing the girls in the house (who are responsible for her ...


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Possibly Haunter (2013) with Abigail Breslin, which combines a ghost story with a time loop. From Wiki: Lisa Johnson, the ghost of a teenage girl who becomes aware that she is dead, haunts a house somewhere in northern Ontario. Along with her parents and brother, who are unaware that they are dead, she is stuck on the same day they were murdered in 1985. ...


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Horror film 2001 Maniacs with Robert Englund from 2005: While traveling on vacation to Florida, the college friends Anderson Lee, Cory Jones and Nelson Elliot meet the gorgeous Joey and Kat in a gas station traveling with their gay friend Ricky to the same location. Anderson gives his phone number to Joey in Florida. The teenagers decide to take a ...


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You're likely looking for The Invasion, Oliver Hirschbiegel's 2007 adaptation of Jack Finney's The Body Snatchers (previously adapted in 1956, 1978 (the best IMHO) and 1993), starring Nicole Kidman: While returning to Earth, the space shuttle explodes and the fragments bring an alien virus that recodes the human DNA. In Washington, the psychiatrist Carol ...


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Though I first thought of Evil Dead II, this sounds more like Idle Hands from 1999 with Seth Green, Jessica Alba and Vivica A. Fox: Anton would like very much to go about his daily routine of smoking weed, watching TV, and lusting after the girl across the street. The only thing stopping him is his demon-possessed right hand which seems determined to ...


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You may be thinking of the 1986 movie "Trick or Treat", which has appearances by Gene Simmons of Kiss and Ozzy Osbourne. Per user comments on IMDB, this is a heavy metal horror movie and is considered a cult classic: "The plot outline is your standard Heavy Metal horror movie. Kid's favorite singer dies. Kid plays record backwards. Hero comes back in ...


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There are tons of similar abandoned asylum films, but this is possibly Boo from 2005. It's about 2 guys and 2 girls (though they're later joined by others) sneaking into an abandoned hospital on Halloween. The main girl is psychic and is able to converse with the ghosts, and one of the guys is later possessed and won't let them leave. Here's the trailer: ...


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This is most likely Stay Alive (2006) Loomis Crowley is testing the underground game Stay Alive with his friends Sarah and Rex. When the game is over, Loomis finds Rex and Sarah dead in their room, and he is pushed by a shadow from the staircase, breaking the banister and hanging the same way he died in the game. Loomis' sister, Emma, gives his ...


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The Martin Sheen movie you mentioned where the wife dies of electrocution is The Believers from 1987: After the death of his wife, police psychiatrist Cal Jamison moves to New York. There he has to help in the investigation of the murder of two youths, who seem to have been immolated during a cult ritual. Jamison believes it's been Voodoo and, ignoring ...


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Perhaps it is Burnt Offerings, a 1976 film (based on a 1973 novel). A family moves into an old mansion for extended vacation. One stipulation is that the mother of the owners will stay as well, but she is in an upstairs room and never comes out - they just leave meals for her in the hallway. The wife becomes obsessed with caring for the house (which gives ...


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House on Haunted Hill from 1999. A millionaire offers a group of diverse people $1,000,000 to spend the night in a haunted house with a horrifying past. Here's a related image:


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These screenshots are all from the 1999 remake of House on Haunted Hill, they are (in clockwise order): The House on Haunted Hill itself: A stretcher they discover after looking in the basement: And the spirit of the house taking the form of Evelyn Stockard-Price (played by Famke Janssen):


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Not "Hover" but Evolver, (1995). A popular virtual-reality video game gets ported to real life, and Kyle, one of the best Evolver players in the US, gets the opportunity to try playing against a little robot version of the arcade game. However, Evolver is programmed to win at all costs, and the match between Kyle and Evolver gradually becomes a ...


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I think it was "The Sentinel". http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Sentinel_(1977_film)



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