The Next Great RiffTrax?

by TsarStepan | created - 27 Oct 2015 | updated - 03 Feb 2016 | Public

Mystery Science Theater 3000 (1988) alumni, Bill Corbett, Kevin Murphy, Michael J. Nelson, have been riffing on terrible films since their cult television show ended in 1999.

Which of these horrendously bad films* deserve the RiffTrax commentary treatment?

Let us know which of these catastrophic films most deserves mocking and derision over here.

 Refine See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc
  • Instant Watch Options
  • Genres
  • Movies or TV
  • IMDb Rating
  • In Theaters
  • On TV
  • Release Year
  • Keywords




IMDb user rating (average) to
Number of votes to »




Reset



Reset
Release year or range to »




































































































1. Billy the Kid Versus Dracula (1966)

Passed | 74 min | Action, Drama, Horror

Dracula travels to the American West, intent on making a beautiful ranch owner his next victim. Her fiance, outlaw Billy the Kid, finds out about it and rushes to save her.

Director: William Beaudine | Stars: John Carradine, Chuck Courtney, Melinda Casey, Virginia Christine

Votes: 1,450

2. A Force of One (1979)

PG | 90 min | Action, Crime, Drama

When the detectives of an undercover police unit are being mysteriously killed by a martial artist, a professional kickboxer is hired to assist them.

Director: Paul Aaron | Stars: Jennifer O'Neill, Chuck Norris, Clu Gulager, Ron O'Neal

Votes: 3,103 | Gross: $20.17M

3. Meteor (1979)

PG | 108 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

The U.S. must join forces with the U.S.S.R. in order to destroy a gigantic asteroid heading straight for Earth.

Director: Ronald Neame | Stars: Sean Connery, Natalie Wood, Karl Malden, Brian Keith

Votes: 6,237

4. The Octagon (1980)

R | 103 min | Action, Drama, Romance

A martial artist must defeat a plan by ninjas to create a worldwide training camp for terrorists.

Director: Eric Karson | Stars: Chuck Norris, Karen Carlson, Lee Van Cleef, Art Hindle

Votes: 4,637 | Gross: $18.97M

5. Raise the Titanic (1980)

PG | 115 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

To obtain a supply of a rare mineral, a ship raising operation is conducted for the only known source, the R.M.S. Titanic.

Director: Jerry Jameson | Stars: Jason Robards, Richard Jordan, David Selby, Anne Archer

Votes: 3,660 | Gross: $14.82M

6. When Time Ran Out... (1980)

PG | 121 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

An active volcano threatens a south Pacific island resort and its guests as a power struggle ensues between the property's developer and a drilling foreman.

Director: James Goldstone | Stars: Paul Newman, Jacqueline Bisset, William Holden, Edward Albert

Votes: 2,362 | Gross: $1.70M

7. Enter the Ninja (1981)

R | 99 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After just completing his training at a ninja school, an army vet travels to the Phillippines and finds himself battling a land grabber who wants his war-buddy's property. He must also ... See full summary »

Director: Menahem Golan | Stars: Franco Nero, Susan George, Shô Kosugi, Christopher George

Votes: 3,845

8. Chained Heat (1983)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Young Carol Henderson ends up in prison where she must learn how to survive in an environment plagued by violence, murder, rape, racism, drugs and staff corruption and brutality.

Director: Paul Nicholas | Stars: Linda Blair, John Vernon, Sybil Danning, Tamara Dobson

Votes: 1,956 | Gross: $6.15M

9. Gymkata (1985)

R | 90 min | Action, Thriller

51 Metascore

An American gymnast travels to a foreign country to compete in a deadly game not won by anyone other than a native in more than 900 years.

Director: Robert Clouse | Stars: Kurt Thomas, Tetchie Agbayani, Richard Norton, Edward Michael Bell

Votes: 3,566 | Gross: $5.73M

10. Born American (1986)

R | 95 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

35 Metascore

Three American students vacationing in Finland, cross the border into Russia for fun of it. When they are spotted by the Russian soldiers who are shooting to kill, it's not fun anymore. ... See full summary »

Director: Renny Harlin | Stars: Mike Norris, Steve Durham, David Coburn, Thalmus Rasulala

Votes: 1,683 | Gross: $3.39M

11. Solarbabies (1986)

PG-13 | 94 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

In a post-apocalyptic future ruled by the military, a group of renegade teenage orphans find a legendary orb, Bohdai, that can supposedly bring the rain back to dried up Earth.

Director: Alan Johnson | Stars: Richard Jordan, Jami Gertz, Jason Patric, Lukas Haas

Votes: 3,798 | Gross: $1.58M

12. Assassination (1987)

PG-13 | 88 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

A presidential bodyguard is assigned to protect an objecting first lady, as repeated attempts are made on her life.

Director: Peter R. Hunt | Stars: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Jan Gan Boyd

Votes: 2,718 | Gross: $6.08M

13. Surf Nazis Must Die (1987)

R | 83 min | Action, Comedy, Drama

28 Metascore

When the son of a gun-wielding woman is murdered by neo-Nazi surf punks in the post-apocalyptic future, his Mama hunts them down for some bloodthirsty revenge.

Director: Peter George | Stars: Gail Neely, Robert Harden, Barry Brenner, Dawn Wildsmith

Votes: 4,796

14. Black Eagle (1988)

R | 93 min | Action, Drama

CIA agent must outrace KGB agent in searching of super weapon lost in Mediterranean.

Director: Eric Karson | Stars: Shô Kosugi, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Doran Clark, Bruce French

Votes: 6,182

15. Sidekicks (1992)

PG | 101 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

A bullied teen who fantasizes about being Chuck Norris' sidekick trains in martial arts to fulfill his dreams.

Director: Aaron Norris | Stars: Chuck Norris, Beau Bridges, Jonathan Brandis, Mako

Votes: 7,517 | Gross: $17.18M

16. Boiling Point (I) (1993)

R | 92 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A pair of sociopath killers take on the police and the mob in order to make one last big score.

Director: James B. Harris | Stars: Wesley Snipes, Dennis Hopper, Lolita Davidovich, Viggo Mortensen

Votes: 5,283 | Gross: $10.06M

17. Fire on the Amazon (1993)

R | 87 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

Deforestation of the Amazon is forcing indigenous Indians away, so few men can profit from cattle. Opposition gets killed. A US photojournalist tries to investigate. Activist Alyssa helps him.

Director: Luis Llosa | Stars: Craig Sheffer, Sandra Bullock, Juan Fernández, Judith Chapman

Votes: 2,348

18. Pentathlon (1994)

R | 101 min | Action, Drama, Thriller

An Olympic gold medalist escapes to freedom in the US, only to be tracked down by his sadistic ex-coach.

Director: Bruce Malmuth | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, David Soul, Renée Coleman, Roger E. Mosley

Votes: 1,597

19. The Road Killers (1994)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

At a desert truck stop, a gang of joyriders kidnaps a man's family and kills his brother. The local sheriff is of no help, so the man goes after them himself.

Director: Deran Sarafian | Stars: Christopher Lambert, Craig Sheffer, David Arquette, Josh Brolin

Votes: 1,479

20. Heatseeker (1995)

R | 91 min | Action, Drama, Sci-Fi

A kickboxing champion is forced to fight cyborgs in a tournament when the company kidnaps his fiancee.

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Keith Cooke, Tina Cote, Norbert Weisser, Gary Daniels

Votes: 1,096

21. Hidden Assassin (1995)

R | 89 min | Action, Drama, Crime

A CIA agent gets caught up in political intrigue after he gets brought in to solve the murder of a Cuban ambassador.

Director: Ted Kotcheff | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Maruschka Detmers, Assumpta Serna, Gavan O'Herlihy

Votes: 1,889

22. Operation Dumbo Drop (1995)

PG | 107 min | Action, Adventure, Comedy

48 Metascore

To keep the loyalty of a village during the Vietnam war, a U.S. Army officer and his unit struggle to deliver it a live elephant.

Director: Simon Wincer | Stars: Danny Glover, Ray Liotta, Denis Leary, Doug E. Doug

Votes: 8,109 | Gross: $24.70M

23. Dangerous Ground (1997)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Vusi Madlazi returns to the South African village he left as a young boy (he was organizing against apartheid, and left in fear of his life) to bury his father. He meets up with his brother... See full summary »

Director: Darrell Roodt | Stars: Ice Cube, Elizabeth Hurley, Thokozani Nkosi, Ron Smerczak

Votes: 1,788 | Gross: $5.08M

24. No Code of Conduct (1998)

R | 95 min | Action, Crime, Drama

A cop, his partner, and his father uncover a plot by city elders to smuggle drugs from Mexico into Phoenix, Arizona.

Director: Bret Michaels | Stars: Charlie Sheen, Martin Sheen, Mark Dacascos, Paul Gleason

Votes: 1,361

25. Point Blank (1998)

R | 89 min | Action, Crime, Drama

Convicted corporate criminal Howard engineers a prison break as he and a number of fellow inmates are being transferred to a new facility. The escapees storm a shopping mall and take a ... See full summary »

Director: Matt Earl Beesley | Stars: Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Frederic Forrest, Werner Schreyer

Votes: 1,442

26. Sweepers (1998)

R | 96 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

A humanitarian minesweeping operation in Angola uncovers a covert operation that is planting new and deadly mines.

Director: Keoni Waxman | Stars: Dolph Lundgren, Bruce Payne, Claire Stansfield, Ian Roberts

Votes: 1,479

27. Airspeed (1999)

PG-13 | 93 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

After lightening strikes Flight 109, the only chance for survival is a young girl.

Director: Robert Tinnell | Stars: Elisha Cuthbert, Bronwen Booth, Joe Mantegna, Lynne Adams

Votes: 1,195

28. Corrupt (1999)

R | 69 min | Action, Crime, Drama

After decades of terror, two deadly street gangs reach a delicate truce and young MJ (Silkk the Shocker) sees a way out of the hood once and for all. Only Corrupt (Ice-T) stands in MJ's way... See full summary »

Director: Albert Pyun | Stars: Silkk the Shocker, Ice-T, Tarsha Nicole Jones, Ernie Hudson Jr.

Votes: 1,048

29. Steel (1997)

PG-13 | 97 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

John Henry Irons designs weapons for the military. When his project to create weapons that harmlessly neutralize soldiers is sabotaged, he leaves in disgust. When he sees gangs are using ... See full summary »

Director: Kenneth Johnson | Stars: Shaquille O'Neal, Annabeth Gish, Judd Nelson, Richard Roundtree

Votes: 10,428 | Gross: $1.71M

30. Frogs (1972)

PG | 91 min | Horror, Mystery, Romance

51 Metascore

A group of helpless victims celebrate a birthday on an island estate crawling with killer amphibians, birds, insects, and reptiles.

Director: George McCowan | Stars: Ray Milland, Sam Elliott, Joan Van Ark, Adam Roarke

Votes: 5,511



Recently Viewed