New answers tagged science-fiction
Maybe Watchmen does ring some bells? Here is the trailer A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, "Watchmen" is set in an alternate 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the Doomsday Clock--which charts the USA's tension with the Soviet Union--moves closer to midnight. When one of his former ...
You're most likely looking for 2009's Watchmen: In a gritty and alternate 1985 the glory days of costumed vigilantes have been brought to a close by a government crackdown, but after one of the masked veterans is brutally murdered an investigation into the killer is initiated. The reunited heroes set out to prevent their own destruction, but in doing so ...
Maybe The Terror Within, (1989)? In a post-apocalyptic future, human survivors are fighting a group of mutant monsters they refer to as "Gargoyles". Two of these survivors Michael and John are out surveying the world after a chemical or biological attack which left a large portion of the population mutated or dead. The survivors are part of the ...
Sounds a bit like Humongous No raping monster though.
Was it perhaps the TV series of "The Powers of Matthew Star" ? http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Powers_of_Matthew_Star
This sounds like The Quatermass Xperiment (AKA The Creeping Unknown) from 1955: Professor Bernard Quatermass is in charge of a manned rocket mission that has gone awry. They lost contact with the spaceship at one point and have no idea how far into space it may have traveled. When the rocket crash lands in a farmer's field they find that only one of the ...
It is called "Murder by Moonlight."
Sounds like the Mad-Max-like film Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn from 1983: The movie portrays the story of a space ranger named Dogen (played by Jeffrey Byron), who is in search of an intergalactic criminal with supernatural powers named Jared-Syn (played by Michael Preston). The movie opens with Dogen attacked by a "skybike" (a one-man, ...
I think you're looking for the 1996 movie Crossworlds with Rutger Hauer (as the mentor) that I saw a very long time ago and only have rather vague memories of. A young man discovers that his father was from another dimension and that he is the key to the operation of a crystal that can be the deciding factor in a war crossing the dimensions. But I ...
It's Contact, released in 1997, starring Jodie Foster. The 'Nazi video' is actually a TV broadcast of the 1936 Olympic opening ceremony. The signal which is received on Earth includes this broadcast, enabling the Earth scientists to calculate how far away the source of the response is.
Sounds like The Man Who Turned to Stone from 1957: A group of 18th-century scientists, led by Dr. Murdock, have remained young after all these centuries by using electricity to suck the life out of young women. If one of the scientists misses a treatment, his skin hardens to the toughness of stone. A female prisoner [in the La Salle Detention Home for ...
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