American reporter Mark English attempts to get an exposé on how magician/hypnotist The Great Vorelli manages his stage illusions, but is foiled when Vorelli sets his attention on English’s girlfriend Marianne Horn. Vorelli’s dummy Hugo seems to have a mind of its own, and the ability to walk … and for reasons that Mark can’t get anyone to believe, even after Vorelli puts Marianne in a coma-like trance.
A patient escapes from a lunatic asylum and runs into a woman being chased by an apparently indestructible maniacal cackling goon who works for a mysterious mobster. He decides to help her, but nothing is what it seems. Not even the past.
The host of a children’s TV show is really a psychopathic killer, and when he hears stories from the kids who watch his show about the abuse they get from their parents, he starts visiting the parents and murdering them.
Sonya is the inheritor to the riches of a Czech noble family – the Hajns. Petr, a social climber marries her, ignoring the shady goings-on, especially an insane uncle who prowls the mansion thinking he is invisible, a peccadilo the family seems to bear with and entertain. The mad uncle stalking every corner of the house, popping out of cupboards and curtains slowly takes its toll on the young bride.
Two undercover cops are forced to be a team to find a serial killer. Chow is straight-laced and Lau has ESP. The victims were all childhood friends. The killer is a ghost!
A burned out writer retreats to a northwest town called Hellview to write the great American novel. Unfortunately for him, the lighthouse he is renting is inhabited by the spirit of a woman who killed herself there one hundred years before and now wants him to replace her lost love, Captain Howdy. When Captain Howdy is resurrected, two daring adventure seekers are brought in to solve the case and find out the secret of the lighthouse.
During what was meant to be a fun-filled camping trip, a group of teenagers meet a mysterious hermit who lives on the other side of a nearby bridge. As they set up camp, it becomes apparent that the man is definitely not happy to see them.
Horror anthology spoof featuring three stories inspired by paranormal tabloid headlines: “Baby Born with Full Beard”, “BBQ of the Dead” and “Killer Vacuum Destroys Town”.