M-Square Pictures

M-Square Pictures was founded 2014 in Mannheim, a city which is – unusual among German cities – laid out in a grid pattern, leading to its nickname “Quadratestadt” (“City of Squares”). Inspired by this fact, the name M-Square was chosen for our label for Horror, Mystery and Crime movies and series. The producers and directors of M-Square Pictures (short: M-Square) movies come from all over the world, and what unites the movies is the mysterious and shocking ambience the audience is led into. May it be in India, Antarctica, Russia or just in a depressing situation somewhere around us – one of the main questions is: “Will the leading actors still escape or is it too late…?”

Feature films

The following feature films with scary, murderous, sometimes bloody, conspiratorial and / or occasionally funny acts have been published on the film label M-Square Pictures:

Feature films that can be booked for cinema programs or individual screenings via UCM.ONE for Germany, Austria and Switzerland:

More information about the films listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the poster of the film you want to get more information about.

Classic movies

In addition to the current films, UCM.ONE also publishes selected film classics from past directors under the name M-Square Classics. Before they are physically and digitally re-launched, the films are resampled, restored and digitized. In addition, great value is placed on additional materials, which can either come from the time of first publication or are newly created. Not infrequently, new interviews with participants from back then are also being included.

DVD theme boxes:

More information about the films or boxes listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the poster of the film or the cover of the box you want to get more information about.

Die Blaue Serie | The Blue Series

The Blue Series” from “M-Square Classics” is dedicated to outstanding films that have shaped the film world as well as film gems that have never before been released on DVD or VoD portals. The series is recognizable by the blue artwork and the blue Amaray DVD sleeves made especially for this series and is especially designed for cineasts & collectors. The first is “The Room on Top” with Simone Signoret & Laurence Harvey, six times nominated for the Oscar and winner of the British Film Academy Award for Best Film in 1959.

More information about the films listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the poster of the film you want to get more information about.

Documentary

The following documentary can be booked for cinema programs and / or individual demonstrations via UCM.ONE for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. We recommend to program it together with a Sharknado feature film:

More information about the documentary listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the film poster of the documentary.

Series

In addition to feature films on the label M-Square Pictures also published series that – depending on the content and format – either are published on Blu-Ray and DVD and can be viewed on the well-known VoD portals, or if it is for example a web series, can be found on services like YouTube, Dailymotion, Amazon Prime and Vimeo VoD.

Z Nation – The Series

The Z Nation series begins at a time when a zombie virus has almost completely eradicated humanity. The last hope for a positive change rests on Murphy – the only known survivor of a zombie attack. But the potential savior Murphy carries not only the coveted antibodies in itself, but also a dangerous secret – and a lot of bad mood.

Season 3 and 4 of the US-American postapocalyptic zombie drama series Z Nation by director Karl Schaefer, produced by The Asylum (known inter alia from the Sharknado films) is available on the M-Square Pictures label in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The release date for season 5 is also already fixed: Season 5 will be available September 27, 2019.

More information about the seasons listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the specific poster of the season you want to get more information about.

MEM – The Series

A Western in the Antarctic? That’s finally something new! In the post-apocalyptic mini-series by Christian Stadach, a rising tale of suspense and surprising twists tells a story that keeps the audience in suspense.

After a devastating war with biological weapons, the last humans on the White Continent are fighting for their very survival. Markus and Aaron represent the central characters of the plot. Markus tries to leave his past behind, while Aaron is not ready for it …

Radio Silence – The Series

Hobby radio host Doc Rock did not expect this listener to broadcast on the so-called “Nachtschlitzer”, a brutal killer! The night-slayer in person turns on the program and introduces Doc to a mystery that solves the life of the young and beautiful Tara, the latest victim of the Night Slayer. The game has started!

The Choice – The Series

An ex-killer is finding out that no good deed goes unpunished.

Original Soundtracks

Was wären Filme ohne die passende Musik? Parallel zu einigen Filmen veröffentlicht UCM.ONE daher auch die dazugehörigen “Original Soundtracks”. Während der Begriff  “Soundtrack” wörtlich die Tonspur eines Films, einer Fernsehsendung oder einer Show bezeichnet, steht die Abkürzung “OST” oder der Begriff “Original Soundtrack” in der Regel für die Musik, die im Film zu hören ist, wobei dabei im Film meist nur Ausschnitte der ganzen Titel zu hören sind.

More information about the Original Soundtracks listed above (synopsis, backgrounds, trailers, participants & actors, awards) you can get by clicking on the cover you want to get more information about.

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