Crackle Will Stream For Free The Roger Corman Universe of Movies




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The RCU: Roger Corman Universe is coming to Crackle for free this Monday. The famed director, producer, and actor is known for mixing creative plots with his own unique style. Check out his newest film Virtually Heroes, as well as Corman Classics like Piranha and Sharktopus vs Whalewolf

The King of Cult’s filmography is filled with bizarre and delightful creatures spanning 400 films. Roger Corman has a knack for teaming with talents to bring his unique films to life. He’s worked with Jack Nicholson, James Cameron, Charles Bronson, Martin Scorsese, Francis Ford Coppola, and Martin Sheen, to name a few. 

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Starting August 14, you can binge The RCU: Roger Corman Universe channel for free, including:

Virtually Heroes – starring Mark Hamill (Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope)

Crackle AVOD Exclusive Feature 

Two self-aware characters in a “Call of Duty” style video game struggle with their screwy, frustrating existence.

Cast: Mark Hamill (Star Wars: A New Hope), Robert Baker (Supergirl), Brent Chase (Bosch), Katie Savoy (How I Met Your Mother)

Deathsport – starring David Carradine (Kill Bill: Volume 2)

Feature Film

Futuristic Science Fiction about a sport to the death, using “destructocycles”.

Cast: David Carradine (Kill Bill: Volume 2), Claudia Jennings (‘Gator Bait), Richard Lynch (Battlestar Galactica)

The Little Shop of Horrors – starring Jack Nicholson (The Shining)

Feature Film

A clumsy young man nurtures a plant and discovers that it’s carnivorous, forcing him to kill to feed it.

Cast: Jack Nicholson (The Shining), Jonathan Haze (Not of This Earth), Jackie Joseph (Gremlins

Machine Gun Kelly – starring Charles Bronson (Deathwish)

Feature Film 

The criminal exploits of Public Enemy number 1, George ‘Machine-Gun’ Kelly, during the 1930s.

Cast: Charles Bronson (Deathwish), Susan Cabot (The Wasp Woman), Morey Amsterdam (The Dick Van Dyke Show)

Day the World Ended – starring Richard Denning (Tarzan)

Feature Film

In a post-Apocalyptic world after an atomic war, seven disparate people find themselves in a protected valley in the home of a survivalist and his beautiful daughter.

Cast: Richard Denning (Tarzan), Lori Nelson (How to Marry a Millionaire), Adele Jergens (Girls in Prison)

The Cry Baby Killer – starring Jack Nicholson (The Shining)

Feature Film 

A teenage boy panics and takes hostages when he thinks he’s committed murder.

Cast: Harry Lauter (Creature With the Atom Brain), Jack Nicholson (The Shining), Brett Halsey (Today We Kill, Tomorrow We Die!)

Dementia 13 – directed by Francis Ford Coppola (The Godfather)  

Feature Film 

Shocked by the death of her spouse, a scheming widow hatches a bold plan to get her hands on the inheritance, unaware that she is targeted by an axe-wielding murderer who lurks in the family’s estate. What mystery shrouds the noble house?

Cast: William Campbell (Love Me Tender), Luana Anders (Easy Rider), Bart Patton (THX 1138)

Dillinger and Capone – starring Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now) and F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus

Feature Film 

Dillinger’s reported 1934 death gives him a new life, but Chicago mobster Capone wants him to pull one more heist.

Cast: Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now), F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Stephen Davies (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

Eat My Dust! – starring Ron Howard (Happy Days)

Feature Film

Darlene’s into going fast, Hoover’s into Darlene, but when they both get into a red-hot race car, the reckless fun accelerates into a trunk full of hot pursuits.

Cast: Ron Howard (Happy Days), Christopher Norris (Airport 1975), Brad David (9 To 5)

Galaxy of Terror – production designer and second unit director James Cameron (Avatar)

Feature Film

Neurotic astronauts face a giant worm and other monsters on a distant planet.

Cast: Edward Albert (Power Rangers Time Force), Erin Moran (Happy Days), Ray Walston (Fast Times at Ridgemont High)

Piranha (1978) – directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins)

Feature Film 

When flesh-eating piranhas are accidentally released into a summer resort’s rivers, the guests become their next meal.

Cast: Bradford Dillman (Escape From the Planet of the Apes), Heather Menzies-Urich (The Sound of Music), Kevin McCarthy (Invasion of the Body Snatchers)

Rock ‘n’ Roll High School – Co-directed by Joe Dante (Gremlins)

Feature Film

Ramones fanatic and delinquent Riff Randell battle it out with the strict new principal of Vince Lombardi High School, Miss Togar, with help from the Ramones.

Cast: P.J. Soles (Halloween), Dick Miller (The Terminator), Clint Howard (Happy Days)

Sharktopus vs. Whalewolf – starring Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers)

Feature Film 

When a mad scientist mixes the genes of a killer whale and a wolf, it creates the Whalewolf, and it’s up to Sharktopus to stop it.

Cast: Casper Van Dien (Starship Troopers), Catherine Oxenberg (Dynasty), Jennifer Wenger (Salvage Marines)


Cult-Tastic! Tales From the Trenches With Roger and Julie Corman

Television Series

Roger and Julie Corman detail their lifetime of innovative genre filmmaking. The Cormans discuss their iconic pool of collaborators and their bare-bones production philosophy that created some of film’s most memorable SFX sequences.

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