Melissa, an assistant at a modeling agency in Los Angeles, starts to notice that her co-workers and clients are becoming nicer and lesbianier when the Invasion of the Pod People begins.
The Asylum threw everything they had into their mockbuster of the first Michael Bay Transformers movie and the result is the futuristic sci fi “epic”, Transmorphers.
With Eragon coming out, The Asylum entered the world of fantasy with the simply titled Dragon, even though the titular dragon is only in the movie for about 10 minutes total.
To compete with The Hills Have Eyes remake, The Asylum unleashed the Hillside Cannibals on the unsuspecting public and created one of the most awful and upsetting movies ever.
With the second Pirates movie coming out, The Asylum tried their usual confusion tactics by releasing Pirates of Treasure Island, with Lance Henriksen taking on the iconic role of Long John Silver. It’s about as awful as you think it is.
When The Omen remake came out in 2006, The Asylum was there with their take on the “demonic kid” genre with 666: The Child and the titular child, Donald, leaves a trail of hilariously over the top deaths in his wake.
Thanks to a Mayan curse, Alma and her medicine man boyfriend Brujo must make a desperate trek to Los Angeles so that Brujo’s uncle can lift the curse and stop Alma’s body from destroying itself with snakes. If that sounds way too convoluted for a Snakes on Plane rip-off, you are right.
Emphasis on the “Lost” part of the title, Bruce Boxleitner and a group of plane crash survivors must find a way to escape a mysterious land inhabited by giant spiders, Abercrombie & Fitch tribesmen and a strung out King Kong knock off in King of the Lost World.
Our new bi-weekly journey into the world of The Asylum kicks off with their attempt to capitalize on Steven Spielberg’s War of the Worlds, 2005’s HG Wells’ War of the Worlds (it has the author in the title, so you know it’s classy)
UFO seems like a typical, low budget, alien invasion movie until the final reveal of the trailer shows that one of the people fighting the aliens will be Jean Claude Van Damme.