Main Page

From The Grindhouse Cinema Database

Welcome to the GCDb - The Classic-International Exploitation & Cult Film Encyclopedia

  • Thomasinebush.png
    Alif hits the dusty trail with legendary outlaws THOMASINE & BUSHROD
  • Mrsvoor.png
    Divy celebrates the 1980 slasher classic FRIDAY THE 13th
  • Headlesseye.png
    Josiah reviews the ultra low budget 70s shocker THE HEADLESS EYES
  • Tcmmain.jpg
    Divy revisits Tobe Hooper's 1974 horror masterpiece THE TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE
  • Eraserh.jpg
    Reggie reviews David Lynch's cult classic debut feature ERASERHEAD
  • Notld.png
    Divy reviews George A. Romero's zombie classic NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD
  • Shedevil.png
    Josiah reviews the 1957 sci fi thriller SHE DEVIL
  • Blackxmas.png
    Divy reviews Bob Clark's 1974 slasher classic BLACK CHRISTMAS
  • Starkfearpic.png
    Josiah reviews the low budget 1962 thriller STARK FEAR
  • Dtop.png
  • Hellbloody.png
    Nuttawut reviews Al Adamson's wacky genre mash up movie HELL'S BLOODY DEVILS
  • Newtalezat.png
    Alif reviews the third film in the classic ZATOICHI series
  • Talezatcon.png
    Alif reviews the second film in the classic ZATOICHI series
  • Jacksoncjail.png
    Josiah reviews the 1976 southern fried crime thriller JACKSON COUNTY JAIL
  • Zatoichitop.png
    Alif reviews the first film in the classic ZATOICHI series
  • Cosouls.jpg
    Divy celebrates Herk Harvey's 1962 low budget cult classic CARNIVAL OF SOULS
  • Bahn.jpg
    Seb interviews Patrick Lohmeier and Daniel Gramsch, hosts of the BAHNHOFSKINO PODCAST
  • Croc.png
    Nutt reviews the 1980 Thai eco-terror film CROCODILE
  • Nyrip1.png
    Sebastian reviews Lucio Fulci's 1982 horror classic THE NEW YORK RIPPER on Blu Ray
  • Hallowe.png
    Divy reviews John Carpenter's 1978 horror classic HALLOWEEN
  • Zombie.png
    Sebastian reviews the 3 disc limited edition BluRay of Lucio Fulci's horror masterpiece ZOMBIE
  • Houseby.png
    Sebastian reviews the 3 disc BluRay of Lucio Fulci's horror classic THE HOUSE BY THE CEMETERY
  • Frankhell.png
    Josiah reviews the 1974 Hammer Horror classic FRANKENSTEIN AND THE MONSTER FROM HELL
  • Creepflesh.jpg
    Josiah reviews the 1973 horror film THE CREEPING FLESH
  • Zebraforce.jpg
    Josiah reviews the action packed 1976 heist film ZEBRA FORCE
  • Enemyterr.png
    Josh reviews the 1987 urban crime film ENEMY TERRITORY
  • Brothers77.png
    Josiah reviews the 1977 prison drama BROTHERS
  • Autopsy.png
    Josh reviews the 1975 giallo AUTOPSY starring Mimsy Farmer
  • Ssbro.png
    Josiah reviews the 1978 blaxploitation film SUPER SOUL BROTHER
  • Howtodoll.png
    Nate reviews the 1968 H.G. Lewis comedy HOW TO MAKE A DOLL
  • Plumb.png
    Alif reviews the 1979 Peter Weir thriller THE PLUMBER
  • Tisl.png
    Josiah reviews the 1973 Women (and Men) in Prison classic TERMINAL ISLAND
  • Prod.jpg
    Alif reviews the 1981 Sammo Hung kung fu classic THE PRODIGAL SON
  • Madmonkey.jpg
    Alif reviews the 1979 Shaw Brothers kung fu classic MAD MONKEY KUNG FU
  • Demonoid.png
    Josiah reviews the 1981 grindhouse horror gem DEMONOID
  • Blindrage.png
    Josiah reviews the 1976 Fred Williamson actioner BLIND RAGE
  • Johnsax.jpg
    GCDb remembers JOHN SAXON (1936-2020)
  • Onemill.png
    Reggie reviews the 1966 Hammer cult classic ONE MILLION YEARS B.C.
  • Alang1.png
    Josiah reviews Gordon Parks Jr's 1975 romance/crime drama AARON LOVES ANGELA
  • Jtough.png
    Josiah reviews the PG rated Blaxploitation classic JOHNNY TOUGH
  • Bloodman.png
    Josiah reviews the 1970 Crown International Pictures horror gem BLOOD MANIA
  • Babysitter.png
    Josiah reviews the swingin 60s sex kitten film THE BABYSITTER
  • Food.png
    Josiah reviews Bert I. Gordon's 1976 Eco-Terror film THE FOOD OF THE GODS
  • Bbb.jpg
    Josiah reviews the 1975 rarity BAD, BLACK & BEAUTIFUL
  • Brothers.jpg
    Alif reviews the 1979 Shaw Brothers kung fu-crime film THE BROTHERS



OZPLOITATION MADNESS! Follow the daredevil adventures of Anglo Australian film maker - and Ozploitation pioneer - Brian Trenchard-Smith through a 50 year career dedicated to giving his audience thrills, spills, laughs and gasps. The Man From Hong Kong, Turkey Shoot, Dead End Drive-In, Siege Of Firebase Gloria, Stunt Rock, Leprechaun 3 & 4, and Nicole Kidman's first film BMX Bandits have earned his work a cult following. His TV output includes Silk Stalkings, Five Mile Creek, Tarzan, Flipper and Chemistry. The Fantaspoa Fantastic Film Festival in Brazil honored him with a Lifetime Achievement Award. Quentin Tarantino dubbed him his "favorite obscure director…. great energy, great sense of humor." Brian Trenchard-Smith's wry, insightful tales of the creative challenges of low budget movie making all over the world is both a personal journey and a portrait of his era. READ MORE

  • Grindhouse Database Newsletter
  • Exploitation books
  • Kung fu movies
  • Giallo BluRay