Kino Lorber Studio Classics 5th Anniversary Sale CHEAT SHEET!
The good folks at Kino Lorber Studio Classics have just kicked off a 5th anniversary sale! We're big supporters of the label--which focuses specifically on taking films from the vaults of major studios and giving them stellar Blu-ray releases--and these sales have become the stuff of legend. There are close to a hundred KL Studio Classics titles in our Cereal At Midnight library, so we thought we would give you guys OUR picks for things that we recommend and why. Consider this your Cereal At Midnight cheat sheet for the sale! Click below for our top recommendations--alphabetized for your browsing convenience!
Browse along with the sale HERE:
100 Rifles - Burt Reynolds, Raquel Welch, and Jim Brown make this so watchable!
8 Million Ways to Die - Jeff Bridges and Rosanna Arquette, directed by Hal Ashby
99 River Street - Classic noir starring John Payne
Adios, Sabata - The middle chapter of the Sabata spaghetti western trilogy recasts Lee Van Cleef
with Yul Brenner
Adventures of Captain Marvel - a classic serial about SHAZAM!
Ambush Bay - World War II drama
Assassination - Charles Bronson!
At The Earth's Core - classic science fiction
Avenging Force - starring the American Ninja himself, Michael Dudikoff
The Aviator - Fantastic man vs nature flick starring Christopher Reeve and Rosanna Arquette
Back Roads - Tommy Lee Jones and Sally Field
Bad Man's River - Lee Van Cleef western!
Brannigan - John Wayne
Barquero - Lee Van Cleefe and Warren Oates!
Barton Fink - Coen Brothers!
Beachhead - Tony Curtis in a World War II drama
Bend of the River - Jimmy Stewart in an Anthony Mann classic western
Big Trouble - feels like Elmore Leonard, but it's actually based on Dave Barry. Fun!
Billy the Kid VS Dracula - Goofy and cool at the same time
Blown Away - Jeff Bridges vs Tommy Lee Jones as a mad bomber
Breakheart Pass - Charles Bronson
Broken Arrow - Jimmy Stewart in a Delmar Davies classic western
Burnt Offerings - 1976 horror about a creepy house
Canadian Pacific - Randolph Scott
The Cariboo Trail - Randolph Scott
The Challenge - Scott Glenn has ninja moves
Cherry 2000 - futuristic bounty hunter movie with Melanie Griffith!
Clambake - Elvis!
Code of Silence -Chuck Norris with a badge
Cotton Comes to Harlem - Classic Blaxploitation
The Crimson Cult - Boris Karloff, Christopher Lee, and Barbara Steele in a Tigon horror
Death Rides a Horse - Lee Van Cleefe doing what he does
The Devil's Brigade - William Holden in a WWII flick
Dr. Goldfoot and the Bikini Machine - Vincent Price!
Dr. Goldfoot and the Girl Bombs - Vincent Price directed by Mario Bava!
Duel at Diablo - The fantastic James Garner teams with Sidney Poitier in this western
Enter the Ninja - Cannon ninja film starring Frano "Django" Nero and Sho Kosugi
An Eye for an Eye - Chuck Norris knows martial arts
F/X - cool thriller with a focus on special effects trickery
F/X 2 - more of the same
Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema - four noir Blu-rays
Firebirds - Nicolas Cage, Tommy Lee Jones, and Sean Young in Top Gun with helicopters
A Fistful of Dollars -first entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name trilogy
A Fistful of Dynamite - aka Duck You Sucker from Sergio Leone
For a Few Dollars More - second entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name trilogy
Fort Massacre - stunning Joel McCrea western
Frankie and Johnny - Elvis!
Fuzz - seventies cop dramedy starring Burt Reynolds and Raquel Welch
Gator - Burt-Reynolds starred in and directed this sequel to White Lightning
Gold - Roger Moore wants....gold
The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly - the third entry in Sergio Leone's Man With No Name Trilogy
Grandview USA - Jamie Lee Curtis, Patrick Swayze, and C. Thomas Howell
The Great Train Robbery -Connery and Donald Sutherland starring in a Michael Crichton story
Gunfight in Dodge City - Joel McCrea
Hangover Square - a noir classic
Hero and the Terror - Chuck Norris VS a psycho
Highway Dragnet - minor noir
The Hitch-Hiker - a noir classic
Hornet's Nest - Rock Hudson leads child warriors on a guerrilla mission
House of 1000 Dolls - lesser Vincent Price
House of the Long Shadows - stars Vincent Price, Christopher Lee, and Peter Cushing, and John
I Wake up Screaming - a classic noir
I Walk Alone - yet more classic noir
I'm Gonna Git You Sucka - blaxploitation from the Wayans family
Journey to the Seventh Planet - ultra-low budget sci-fi in the fifties and sixties tradition
Kings of the Sun - South-American period epic starring Yul Brenner
The Land that Time Forgot - Amicus does Edgar Rice Burroughs
Lifeboat - Tallulah Bankhead directed by Alfred Hitchcock!
Lost Highway - the Blu-ray David Lynch doesn't want you to see
Madhouse - fun Vincent Price/Peter Cushing vehicle from American International
Mamie Van Doren Film Noir Collection - screen siren, YES, but some aren't really noir
The Man Called Noon - Richard Crenna in a seventies Italian/Spanish western
The Man Who Could Cheat Death - HAMMER!
The Mark of Zorro - Tyrone Power film that Bruce Wayne saw the night his parents were murdered
The Master - goofy eighties TV series starring Lee Van Cleef as a ninja master--highly recommended
The Mercenary -spaghetti western
A Minute to Pray, A Second to Die - cool western
The Missouri Breaks - Marlon Brando and Jack Nicholson
Modesty Blaise - Sixties super-awesomeness
More Dead than Alive - Vincent Price in a western
Mr. Majestyk - Charles Bronson classic based on an Elmore Leonard novel
Navajo Joe - Burt Reynolds stars in this spaghetti western directed by Sergio Corbucci
The Night Stalker - Darren McGavin is Kolchak, the Night Stalker
The Night Stranger - Darren McGavin is STILL Kolchak
No Retreat, No Surrender -Jean-Claude Van Dammage!
The Oblong Box - Vincent Price and Christopher Lee star in this gothic horror based on Poe
One Million Years B.C. - HAMMER! Also, Raquel Welch in a fuzzy bikini
The Outlaw - Jane Russel smolders in this femme fatale western
The Phantom from 10,000 Leagues - classic monster horror
Pitfall - classic noir
Planet of the Vampires - Mario Bava space horror!
Platoon Leader/Solider Boyz - Michael Dudikoff double feature
The Premature Burial - Ray Milland gothic horror classic from American International Picture
The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes - Billy Wilder tackles Sherlock
The Quatermass Xperiment - HAMMER! Also, the X stood for "Rated X" so it's naughty
Rawhide - Tyrone Power western
Red Line 7000 - James Caan likes to drive fast
Return of Sabata - Lee Van Cleef returns to close the Sabata spaghetti western trilogy
Revenge of the Ninja - Cannon awesomeness starring Sho Kosugi
Revolt of the Slaves - Peplum, aka Italian exploitation inspired by Hollywood's Biblical epics
River of Death Michael Dudikoff in a pulpy South American adventure
Roadhouse - not the Swayze jam, but a VERY classic noir
Robber's Roost - George Montgomery American western
Rolling Vengeance - Monster Truck action!
Ruby Gentry - noir classic!
Sabata - Lee Van Cleef stars in the first installment of the Sabata trilogy
Sam Whiskey - Burt Reynolds and Angie Dickinson western--nuff said
Scarlet Street - noir starring Edward G. Robinson
Scream and Scream Again - anthology film featuring small doses of Price, Cushing, and Lee
Seven - early Andy Sidaris!
The Siege of Firebase Gloria - inspired by Platoon...not as good, but not bad
Sinbad of the Seven Seas - Italian take on Sinbad starring Lou Ferigno
The Skull - Peter Cushing stars in this Amicus tale written by Robert Bloch!
Something Big - Dean Martin, baby
Space Camp - we like this movie so much, we took the Blu-ray TO Space Camp in a video!
Steel Justice - very underrated action film starring Martin Kove, AKA the leader of Cobra Kai
The Stranger - superb noir starring Orson Welles
Stryker - Filipino exploitation movie chasing Mad Max
Sugar Hill - Blaxploitation zombies!
Tales of Terror - AIP movie starring Vincent Price, Basil Rathbone, and Peter Lorre
Trilogy of Terror - Karen Black shines in this made for TV horror anthology
Truck Turner - Isaac Hayes in a Blaxploitation classic
Twice Told Tales - more AIP goodness with Vincent Price
The Unholy Four - spaghetti western
Up the Creek - 80s goofy comedy about a river race
Vigilante Force - starring Kris Kristofferson and Jan Michael Vincent. Has to be seen. GETS OUR
The Vikings - Kirk Douglas and Tony Curtis are Vikings...it's better than it sounds
War Gods of the Deep - solid Vincent Price undersea gothic horror/adventure from AIP
Western Union - Randolph Scott
White Lightning - Superb Burt Reynolds flick about a moonshine runner. Reynolds is amazing
White Zombie - Bela Lugosi and voodoo. This movie inspired the band name
X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes - Ray Milland morality tale, classic horror!
Young Billy Young - Charming western comedy starring Robert Mitchum
So there you have it! These are the movies that we have in our own collection or that we've seen and feel good recommending to you! Let us know what you grab! And did we fail to mention something that you think deserves attention? Shout it out! Once again, the link to the sale is HERE!
Here's even more Kino Lorber coverage from Cereal At Midnight:
White Lightning/Gator Blu-ray Review
Hornet's Nest Blu-ray Review
Journey to the Seventh Planet Blu-ray Review
The Mark of Zorro Bu-ray Review
Kino Lorber Sale Haul Unboxings on Youtube: