A follow-up of sorts to director Fernando Di Leo’s earlier film, the seminal Caliber 9, Blood and Diamonds blasts its way into familiar poliziotteschi territory, leaving scars, bullets and tire tracks in its bloody wake.
When factory worker Eddie’s wife is attacked and his young son is killed by a violent criminal street gang, he turns to the legal channels in the hope that justice will be served. However, he soon learns that the system is corrupt and to get the revenge he seeks he must join an underground vigilante group.
“When people are pushed to the brink, there’s hell to pay…”
From the golden age of Kung Fu movies, the legendary Shaw Brothers bring you an action-packed tale of revenge, mayhem and flying fists. When his martial arts school is viciously attacked by a rival gang of Japanese thugs, Lei Ming swears to bring them down with violent justice. Written, starring and directed by Jimmy Wang Yu, The Chinese Boxer (1970) is a fabulously fast-paced feature full of exquisite set-pieces and mind-blowing fight choreography.
“The art of self defense turns into an act of violence and evil…”
Blistering Italian crime classic The Violent Professionals blazes onto Blu-ray from 88 Films with every car chase and gunshot more mind-blowing than ever.
The Nun and the Devil is a headily erotic tale of seduction and persecution detailing the sinful practices which spill out of a 16th century convent.
“One man against the syndicate. Within the law or without!”
Plagued by strange – and deeply disturbing – nightmares, fashion photographer Scott Bruin thinks he’s losing his mind. But when he meets Kimberly – a beautiful woman who he thought he’d imagined but who is actually very real – he realises that something else going on. Something a lot more dangerous than he could ever have imagined… A steamy thriller directed by famed exploitation kingpin Niko Mastorakis, 88 Films are proud to present In the Cold of the Night, an erotic mystery like no other.
“She walked out of a dream… and into his nightmares.”
Campfire stories aren’t real – are they? 88 Films are proud to present the complete Urban Legend trilogy on UK Blu-ray for the first time (limited to 5000 copies), completely uncut! Even better than listening to spooky old stories, these three films are modern slasher classics.
“…the call is coming from INSIDE the house…”
Mark L. Lester’s Truck Stop Women is an exploitation feature that treats sex, violence, and sensationalism with love and affection. And Steel Arena is an interesting look at small-town America, where people will risk their lives for entertainment.
“Double-clutchin’… gear-jammin’ mamas who like a lot of hi-jackin’ by day… a lot of heavy truckin’ by night!”
Noyo’s a sleepy little place, where nothing much happens. So why are people being attacked and killed by things that come out of the water? The answer involves pollution and mutated sea life that’s developed a taste for death. As the ‘orrible humanoids lay siege to Noyo, it’s up to the great Doug McClure, to put a stop to their murderous rampages. Humanoids from the Deep is cheesy, sleazy classic, lovingly presented by your pals at 88 Films.
“From the caverns of the deep… It strikes! Between life and death, there is… Humanoids from the Deep!”
Murphy’s Law says that anything that can go wrong will go wrong – and that’s just how tough cop Jack Murphy feels. His marriage is over, he’s drinking too much and – oh boy – now he’s the target of a psycho trying to frame him for murder one. But Bronson isn’t licked that easily. Aided and abetted by street punk Arabella, he fights back: someone’s going to learn the hard way that you don’t mess with Jack Murphy…
“He’s a cop… She’s a thief… Together, they’re running for their lives.”
Opening with a brutal double axe murder by an unknown murderer, no one can say Darkroom doesn’t start as it means to go on – a tough, gory thriller that’s equal parts nail-biting mystery and gruesome slasher. And this Blind Date is an altogether tougher proposition.
“He kills at the blink of an eye.”
Having survived the violence and turmoil of his previous existence, Luc Deveraux has started a family and is working as a technical consultant on the Universal Soldier programme. The new generation of cyborg soldiers are overseen by the S.E.T.H. supercomputer and are even more deadly than before. Danger arises when S.E.T.H. becomes sentient and tries to negate Deveraux by kidnapping his daughter. With his family at stake, Deveraux has no choice but to return to action.
“The future has a bad attitude.”
The time Jackie Chan is on a mission of revenge. As a young boy, he witnesses the slaying of his father at the hands of a deadly masked kung fu assassin. Once Jackie is old enough, he trains as a mute at a Shaolin temple to learn the techniques that will enable him to one day avenge the death of his father. What he doesn’t realize though is that he is actually training in the lair of the man he seeks to kill! Jackie has to gradate and defeat a gauntlet of mysterious robotic wooden men who throw every kung fu style at him…