The Fly (1958) When a scientist attempts to transfer matter through space, things go horrifically wrong and two grotesque man-fly hybrids are created. Now, with the head of a fly and a wing in place of one of his arms, the scientist desperately hopes that he, his wife and his brother can capture the other mutant and reverse the experiment.
The Return of the Fly (1959) Despite warnings from his uncle Francois, the young scientist Philippe Delambre is determined to reattempt his late father’s teleportation experiments with the help of his assistant Ronald. But Ronald schemes against Philippe and turns him into the same horrifying man-fly creature that his father had become… and with the same disastrous fate! Once again, it is up to Francois to try and make things right.
The Curse of the Fly (1965) After escaping from a mental institution, Patricia Stanley (Carole Gray) is rescued by scientist Martin Delambre (George Baker), the grandson of the doomed teleportation experimenter Andre Delambre. The two fall in love and marry, but Patricia quickly realises her new husband’s science experiments are as horrific as his family’s past. As she investigates further, Patricia learns the unnerving secrets of the Delambre family and has to find a way to escape them before she becomes the next human-insect hybrid!
STARRING: Richard Riley, Vincent Price, Brian Donlevy, David Hedison, Al HedisonRead more “The Fly 1958-1965 Trilogy (Import) Available December 10”
The Fly (1986) When scientist Seth Brundle (Jeff Goldblum) completes his teleportation device, he decides to test it’s abilities on himself. Unbeknownst to him, a housefly slips in during the process, leading to a merger of man and insect. Initially, Brundle appears to have undergone a successful teleportation, butthe fly’s cells begin to take over his body. As he becomes increasingly fly-like, Brundle’s girlfriend (Geena Davis) is horrified as the person she once loved deteriorates into a monster.
The Fly II (1989) Anton Bartok (Lee Richardson), the CEO of a research laboratory, acts as the self-appointed guardian of orphan Martin Brundle, whose father had been a researcher at the lab. Though Martin is scarcely five, he has the appearance of a 20-year-old (Eric Stoltz) because of mutant insectoid genes in hissystem. Martin grows up searching for a cure to his mutated genes while being monitored by the nefarious corporation that wishes to continue his father’s experiments with only pretty scientist Beth Logan (Daphne Zuniga) to call a friend. Soon, the fly within begins to emerge.
STARRING: Jeff Goldblum, Geena Davis, Eric Stoltz, Daphne ZunigaRead more “The Fly / The Fly II (Import) Available December 10”
In a remake of the 1958 cult classic, a young scientist transforms himself into a fly in an experiment gone horribly wrong. Seth Brundle, a brilliant but eccentric scientist attempts to woo investigative journalist Veronica Quaife by offering her a scoop on his latest research in the field of matter transportation, which against all the expectations of the scientific establishment have proved successful. Up to a point, Brundle thinks he has ironed out the last problem when he successfully transports a living creature, but when he attempts to teleport himself a fly enters one of the transmission booths, and Brundle finds he is a changed man.Read more “Horror History: Friday, August 15, 1986: The Fly was released in theaters”