Customer Favorites

Welcome to Customer Favorites, our spin on the classic video shop shelf, where every title is heartily recommended by other ARROW subscribers.

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  • Audition
    Movie + 6 extras

    Audition

    Movie + 6 extras

    2001 · Japan · Directed by Takashi Miike

    One of the most notorious J-horror films ever made, Takashi Miike’s Audition exploded onto the festival circuit at the turn of the century to a chorus of awards and praise. The film would catapult Miike to the international scene and pave the way for such...

  • Deep Blood

    Movie

    1990 • Italy • Directed by Joe D'Amato

    In a career that forever raised the bar for everything from hookers, cannibals and necrophiles to Ator, Emanuelle and Caligula, this long-unseen chum bucket from producer/director/EuroSleaze master Joe D'Amato may be his most bizarrely entertaining anomaly ...

  • Cruel Jaws

    Movie

    1995 • Italy • Directed by Bruno Mattei

    This time it’s even more personal than last time!

    Mid-90s sharksploitation that’s cooler than a dozen Sharknados, Cruel Jaws is directed by Bruno Mattei (Shocking Dark) and contains enough “borrowed” footage from Jaws (as well as Jaws 2, Deep Blood and AR...

  • The Most Dangerous Game

    Movie + 2 extras

    1978 • Japan • Directed by Tôru Murakawa

    In this career-defining triptych, Matsuda is Shohei Narumi, an ice cool hitman of few words, a steely trigger finger, and a heart of stone, hired in The Most Dangerous Game by a company bidding for a lucrative government air defence contract to take out t...

  • We Are the Flesh

    Movie

    A visionary and bizarre slice of Mexican arthouse cinema, We Are the Flesh is an extraordinary and unsettling film experience, a sexually charged and nightmarish journey into an otherworldly dimension of carnal desire and excess, as well as a powerful allegory on the corrupting power of human des...

  • Hired to Kill

    Movie

    1990 • United States • Directed by Nico Mastorakis

    No man on earth could get him out of prison alive. Seven women will try. Starring legendary actors Oliver Reed and George Kennedy, Hired to Kill is an essential slice of '90s action fare featuring guns, girls and a plethora of budget-busting ex...

  • Gamera: The Giant Monster

    Movie

    The initial entry in the Gamera series was Daiei Studios' first successful attempt at making a massive scale kaiju movie. Hibernating under the Arctic, the turtle monster Gamera is awakened by an atomic bomb test. The behemoth creates chaos when it arrives in Japan and an ambitious plan must be h...

  • The Leech
    Movie + 5 extras

    The Leech

    Movie + 5 extras

    2022 • United States • Directed by Eric Pennycoff

    From Black Christmas to Rare Exports, there has long been a symbiotic relationship between horror and the season of good cheer. Now, writer/director Eric Pennycoff (Sadistic Intentions) continues this proud tradition with The Leech, a cautionary ...

  • Lady Whirlwind

    Movie

    1972 • Hong Kong • Directed by Huang Feng

    When director Huang Feng (The Shaolin Plot) jumped ship from Shaw Brothers to their upstart rivals Golden Harvest, he swiftly launched the career of a Taiwanese ingenue barely out of Beijing opera school named Angela Mao, who despite her fresh-faced femi...

  • Hapkido

    Movie

    1972 • Hong Kong • Directed by Huang Feng

    Hapkido sees martial arts mega-star Angela Mao once more pitted against a gang of Japanese thugs, alongside fellow soon-to-be kung fu legends Sammo Hung (Knockabout) and Carter Wong (Big Trouble in Little China) as disciples of the titular Korean fightin...

  • The Executioner
    Movie + 2 extras

    The Executioner

    Movie + 2 extras

    1974 • Japan • Directed by Teruo Ishii

    Ryuichi Koga (Sonny Chiba) is a descendent of the Koga Ninja school, now earning his living through more nefarious means as a gun for hire. When he is enlisted to take down a drug cartel alongside Hayabusa (Makoto Satô), a disgraced former narcotics detecti...

  • Deadly Games
    Movie + 2 extras

    Deadly Games

    Movie + 2 extras

    1982 • United States • Directed by Scott Mansfield

    Steve Railsback (famed for his unhinged performance as Charles Manson in 1976’s TV mini-series Helter Skelter) is at his sinister best as a troubled Vietnam Vet in 1982’s Deadly Games - a tale of madness, murder and adultery from writer/director...

  • Phantom of the Mall: Eric's Revenge

    Movie + 6 extras

    1989 • United States • Directed by Richard Friedman

    With numerous interpretations of Gaston Leroux’s classic novel The Phantom of the Opera having been turned out over the years, it was only a matter of time before the slasher genre decided to take a stab at the tale – step forward 1989’s Phant...

  • Black Rainbow

    Movie

    Mike Hodges ('Flash Gordon', 'Get Carter') wrote and directed this supernatural chiller as a meditation on the human race's ability to destroy the world, a gothic tale of suspense and the occult, guaranteed to send shivers down your spine. Martha Travis (Rosanna Arquette, 'Pulp Fiction', 'Crash')...

  • The Crazies
    Movie + 6 extras

    The Crazies

    Movie + 6 extras

    1973 • United States • Directed by George A. Romero

    After the experimental outings of There’s Always Vanilla and Season of the Witch, Night of the Living Dead director George A. Romero returned to rather more distinct horror territory with his 1973 infection opus The Crazies.

    When a plane carry...

  • Beyond the Door

    Movie

    Legendary filmmaker Ovidio G. Assonitis, whose 'Tentacles and Piranha II' sought to cash in on the killer fish craze spawned by 'Jaws', first hit pay dirt in 1974 with 'Beyond the Door' - a gloriously bonkers riff on 'The Exorcist' featuring Emmy Award-winning actress Juliet Mills and distinguish...

  • Hell High (aka Real Trouble)

    Movie + 7 extras

    1989 • United States • Directed by Douglas Grossman

    Teenage kicks take a decidedly dark turn in director Douglas Grossman’s Hell High – a twisted tale of delinquency pushed to its horrifying extreme, where Class of 1984 meets I Spit on Your Grave!

    When high school football hero Jon-Jon (Breakin...

  • Girls Nite Out
    Movie + 6 extras

    Girls Nite Out

    Movie + 6 extras

    1982 • United States • Directed by Robert Deubel

    A host of familiar genre faces including Hal Holbrook (Creepshow), Rutanya Alda (Amityville II: The Possession), Julia Montgomery (The Kindred) and Lauren-Marie Taylor (Friday the 13th Part 2) rounds out the cast of this gloriously mean-spirited s...