Cast and Crew: Harry Manfredini (Score)
What It’s About: A school bus drives through a radioactive cloud released from a malfunctioning nuclear power plant, transforming the children inside into zombie like creatures with the hugs that kill. Can anyone stop The Children?
Why Watch it Today?: Today is National Hugging Day, an event that screams out for the kind of ridiculous parody that only a low-budget horror film about nuclear children that kill with hugs can provide. Here’s our full review if you’re still on the fence.
Where to Get It: Rent it at Amazon, iTunes or Vudu, or watch it free at Hulu:
Other Choices: The U.S.S. Nautilus was launched today in 1954. Why not watch 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea in its honor?