Total Nerd The Best Syfy Original Movies  

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A list of every Syfy original movie that has currently been aired. Every Syfy channel movie has been included. Syfy original movies are typically made for only one or two million dollars and air saturday nights on the Syfy channel. The genre is, of course, usually science fiction, but they do sometimes lean into fantasy. The company in charge of these movies is known as "Sci Fi Pictures". Despite their low budget and made for tv status, these films are a lot of fun and a few are even some of the best sci-fi movies we've seen recently.
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RalphBrown added Dune Julie Cox, Barbora Kodetová, Giancarlo Giannini Frank Herbert's Dune is a three-part miniseries written and directed by John Harrison and based on Frank Herbert's 1965 novel Dune. The series was produced by New Amsterdam Entertainment, Blixa ...more

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Sharknado Tara Reid, Cassie Scerbo, Julie McCullough Sharknado is a 2013 science fiction TV movie directed by Anthony C. Ferrante.

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Lake Placid 3 Michael Ironside, Roxanne Pallett, Kacey Barnfield Lake Placid 3 is a 2010 made-for-television horror film starring Colin Ferguson produced by Syfy. This sequel to the 2007 film, Lake Placid 2, and the 1999 film, Lake Placid, aired as a Syfy ...more

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Wyvern Erin Karpluk, Barry Corbin, David Lewis Wyvern is a 2009 Canadian-American made-for-television horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in the United States on the Syfy Channel on January 1, 2009. Written by Jason ...more

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Abominable Dee Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Ashley Hartman Abominable is a 2006 horror film, directed and written by Ryan Schifrin. The film stars Matt McCoy, Jeffrey Combs, Lance Henriksen, Rex Linn, Dee Wallace, Phil Morris, Paul Gleason and Haley ...more

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Croc Michael Madsen, Scott Hazell, Elizabeth Healey Croc is a 2007 made-for-television natural horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in Canada on the video-on-demand channel Movie Central On Demand in July 2007. It aired in the ...more

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ResinVillarama added Ghost Shark Mackenzie Rosman, Dave Randolph-Mayhem Davis Ghost Shark is a 2013 Syfy television horror sci-fi directed by Griff Furst. The film premiered on the Syfy channel on August 22, 2013.

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Ice Spiders Vanessa A. Williams, Stephen J. Cannell, Patrick Muldoon Ice Spiders is a 2007 horror/Sci-fi movie that premiered on June 9, 2007 on the Sci Fi Channel. Ice Spiders stars Patrick Muldoon, Vanessa A. Williams, Noah Bastian, K. Danor Gerald and Matt ...more

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Snakehead Terror Carol Alt, Chelan Simmons, Bruce Boxleitner Snakehead Terror is a 2004 science fiction-horror television film. It is one of two Syfy Channel films based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland pond. The other film is ...more

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Dinocroc Charles Napier, Costas Mandylor, Joanna Pacuła Dinocroc is a 2004 horror film, starring Charles Napier and Joanna Pacuła, produced by Roger Corman, and directed by Kevin O'Neill. It had a limited theatrical release in early 2004 before ...more

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Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars is a military science fiction miniseries written by Rockne S. O'Bannon and David Kemper and directed by Brian Henson. Following the Farscape series' cancellation ...more

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Sea Beast Camille Sullivan, Corin Nemec, Brandon Jay McLaren Sea Beast, also known as Troglodyte, is a Canadian 2009 Horror/Syfy Channel movie starring Miriam McDonald, Daniel Wisler, Brandon Jay McLaren and Corin Nemec. It was released to DVD on June 30, ...more

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Sabretooth Josh Holloway, Vanessa Angel, John Rhys-Davies Sabretooth is a 2002 made for television science-fiction-horror film directed by James D.R. Hickox. It premiered as a Sci Fi Pictures TV-movie on the Sci Fi Channel on November 16, 2002.

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Supergator Bianca Lawson, Kelly McGillis, Holly Weber Supergator is a 2007 horror film from Roger Corman starring Brad Johnson and Kelly McGillis. The music was by Damon Ebner.

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Lake Placid 2 Cloris Leachman, John Schneider, Sam McMurray Lake Placid 2 is a 2007 television horror film starring John Schneider and produced by Sony Pictures and the Sci Fi Channel. This sequel to the 1999 film, Lake Placid, aired as a Syfy original ...more

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Chupacabra: Dark Seas Giancarlo Esposito, Chelan Simmons, John Rhys-Davies Chupacabra: Dark Seas is a 2005 Syfy channel original film directed by John Shepphird and starring John Rhys-Davies, Giancarlo Esposito, Dylan Neal, and Chelan Simmons. It was filmed on location ...more

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Beast of the Bering Sea Cassie Scerbo, Brandon Beemer, Kevin Dobson

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Battlestar Galactica: Razor Grace Park, Tricia Helfer, Katee Sackhoff Battlestar Galactica: Razor is a television film of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica television series. It premiered in the United States on Sci-Fi, in Canada on the Space channel and in the ...more

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Dragon Storm John Rhys-Davies, Angel Boris, Maxwell Caulfield Dragon Storm is a 2004 made for TV fantasy action film written by Patrick Phillips and Sam Wells, and directed by Stephen Furst. The film is noted as the Sci Fi Channel's most-watched original ...more

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Triassic Attack Emilia Clarke, Kirsty Mitchell, Raoul Trujillo Triassic Attack is a 2010 television film directed by Colin Ferguson. This UFO International Production premiered November 27, 2010, on the Syfy. television channel.

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NathanSchroeder added Sand Sharks Brooke Hogan, Julie Marie Berman, Corin Nemec Sand Sharks is a 2011 Sci-Fi horror film written by Cameron Larson and directed by Mark Atkins. The film is from the story written by Cameron Larson and Joe Benkis.

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Stonehenge Apocalypse Misha Collins, Hill Harper, Torri Higginson Stonehenge Apocalypse is a 2010 made-for-TV American science fiction movie starring Misha Collins, Torri Higginson and Peter Wingfield. The movie follows a series of deaths, natural disasters, ...more

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Rise of the Gargoyles Eric Balfour, Nick Mancuso, Tanya Clarke Rise of the Gargoyles is a 2009 television film directed by Bill Corcoran and produced for the Syfy channel. It is the 18th film in the Maneater Series.

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Piranhaconda Rachel Hunter, Michael Madsen Piranhaconda, an American science fiction film, premiered on June 16, 2012, on the Syfy Channel. It is directed by Jim Wynorski, produced by Roger Corman and stars Michael Madsen, Rib Hillis, ...more

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Swamp Shark Kristy Swanson, Wade Boggs, Robert Davi Swamp Shark is a 2011 American horror film directed by Griff Furst and starring Kristy Swanson, D. B. Sweeney, Robert Davi, Jason Rogel, Sophia Sinise, Richard Tanne, and Jeff Chase. The film ...more

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Komodo vs. Cobra Jerri Manthey, Michelle Borth, Michael Paré Komodo vs. Cobra, also referred to as KVC, is a 2005 television film directed by Jim Wynorski. It is Wynorski's sequel to his 2004 film Curse of the Komodo, with several similar elements.

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Rock Monster Jon Polito, Chad Michael Collins Rock Monster is a 2008 television film directed by Declan O'Brien. This television film is a Sci Fi Channel original.

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Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demo Carly Pope, Crystal Lowe, Brandon Jay McLaren Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon is a 2008 horror film that was broadcast on the Syfy Channel on June 9, 2008. Starring Carly Pope, Peter DeLuise, Ona Grauer, and Crystal Lowe, the film centers ...more

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Mongolian Death Worm Victoria Pratt, Sean Patrick Flanery, George Cheung Mongolian Death Worm is a 2010 television film by Syfy.

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Ragin Cajun Redneck Gators Michael Baird, Nicoye Banks, Christopher Berry

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Dinocroc vs. Supergator David Carradine, Carrie Stevens, Tamie Sheffield Dinocroc vs. Supergator is a 2010 television film that premiered on Syfy on June 26, 2010. This is one of David Carradine's final performances. The film was released on DVD and Blu-ray on July ...more

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Sharktopus Eric Roberts, Roger Corman, Shandi Finnessey Sharktopus is a 2010 SyFy original horror/science fiction film produced by Roger Corman, directed by Declan O'Brien, and starring Eric Roberts.

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Frankenfish K. D. Aubert, China Chow, Mark Boone Junior Frankenfish is a 2004 monster movie dealing with genetically engineered fish in the bayou. The film was based on the snakehead fish incident in a Crofton, Maryland, pond. It is one of three ...more

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Pterodactyl Coolio, Mircea Monroe, Petr Jákl Pterodactyl is a 2005 horror film that premiered on the Sci Fi Channel. The film is directed by Mark L. Lester.

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Anacondas: Trail of Blood John Rhys-Davies, Davetta Sherwood, Linden Ashby Anacondas: Trail of Blood, is a 2009 made-for-television horror film and sequel to Anaconda 3: Offspring. Written by David Olson and directed by Don E. FauntLeRoy, it is the fourth and final ...more

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Copperhead Billy Drago, Brad Johnson, Atanas Srebrev Copperhead is a 2008 American television Horror Western film directed by Todor Chapkanov. It stars Brad Johnson, Keith Scaduto, Brad Greenquist, Wendy Carter, Gabriel Womack, and Billy Drago. ...more

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Dinoshark Eric Balfour, Roger Corman, Aarón Díaz Dinoshark is a 2010 low budget Syfy horror film. It was shown on Syfy on March 13, 2010.

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Grizzly Rage Tyler Hoechlin, Kate Todd, Graham Kosakoski Grizzly Rage is a 2007 Canadian television horror film produced by RHI Entertainment that premiered in Canada on the video-on-demand channel Movie Central On Demand on June 7, 2007. It aired in ...more

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Alien Hunter James Spader, Carl Lewis, Joel Polis Alien Hunter is a 2003 television science-fiction-thriller film, directed by Ron Krauss and stars James Spader, Carl Lewis and Leslie Stefanson.

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wonderfuldevil@gmail.com added Sharknado 2: The Second One Tara Reid, Kurt Angle, Vivica A. Fox Sharknado 2: The Second One is a 2014 American satirical disaster film comedy and a sequel to the 2013 television film Sharknado. It was directed by Anthony C. Ferrante, with Tara Reid and Ian ...more

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House of the Dead 2 Emmanuelle Vaugier, Nadine Velazquez, Mircea Monroe House of the Dead 2 is the 2005 sequel to Brightlight Pictures' 2003 horror film House of the Dead. The film is directed by Michael Hurst and premiered at the Sitges Film Festival in Spain on ...more

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Shark Swarm Daryl Hannah, June Squibb, John Schneider Shark Swarm is a film created by RHI Entertainment as part of the Maneater film series. It premiered on Syfy on May 25, 2008. Directed by James A. Contner and written by Matthew Chernov and ...more

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Sand Serpents Jason Gedrick, Tamara Hope, Sebastian Knapp Sand Serpents is 2009 Syfy TV movie. It is the 17th film of the Maneater Series.

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BENTLY0073 added Mega Shark vs. Crocosaurus Gina Torres, Jaleel White, Robert Picardo Mega Shark Versus Crocosaurus is a monster disaster film by The Asylum, released on December 21, 2010 in the United States. The film stars Jaleel White, Gary Stretch, Robert Picardo, Dylan Vox, ...more

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Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome Tricia Helfer, Ty Olsson, Luke Pasqualino Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome is a film written by Michael Taylor, David Eick, Bradley Thompson and David Weddle and directed by Jonas Pate.

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Boa vs. Python Jaime Bergman, Angel Boris, David Hewlett Boa vs. Python is a 2004 Direct-to-video horror-thriller film. It was directed by David Flores, from a script by Chase Parker and Sam Wells, and was filmed in Sofia, Bulgaria. The film was a ...more

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Malibu Shark Attack Peta Wilson, Chelan Simmons, Warren Christie Malibu Shark Attack is a 2009 TV film, directed by David Lister and produced for the Syfy channel. It is the 19th film in the Maneater Series.

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Grendel Marina Sirtis, Ben Cross, Chris Bruno Grendel is a 2007 television film directed by Nick Lyon that is very loosely based on the Anglo-Saxon epic poem Beowulf. The television film was produced by the Sci Fi channel as an original ...more

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Descent Luke Perry, Michael Dorn, Natalie Madison-Brown Descent is a 2005 original film on the Sci Fi Channel.