Manka Bros Films
Manka Bros Films - 2008 Film Slate

Polar Opposites (February 8, 2008) - A man lives in Antarctica, his soul mate in Northern Canada. They have two days to meet up at the Equator to save the planet and see if they can stand each other.

Ghost Ward (March 14, 2008) - Manka Bros. creepmaster G. Thad Ubberoth has finally overcome his writer's block with this tale of a novelist with writer's block who rents a house in New Orleans' Ninth Ward. Inspired by the ghosts living there, he writes feverishly, refusing to vacate as Katrina's floodwater chase him further and further upstairs.

Freak Accident 2: I'm In Jail Down Under (April 4, 2008) - Harlan Williams returns as a successful business man trapped in a sideshow freak's body. He should have never taken that vacation to Australia!

Runtime Error (May 23, 2008) - (Book Two of author Brandon Morris' Nathan Gerlach series) - When a bead of sweat from Corporate IT expert Nathan Gerlach's brow fries the "Ctrl" button on a junior executive's keyboard, he races against the clock to repair it so the executive can copy and paste some text.

Cephalopod (June 13, 2008) - A group of sailors training for a competition off the coast of Humboldt are faced with a voracious, giant squid with probing arms and tooth-lined tentacles... and a thirst for human blood.

Tae Kwon Doug (July 4, 2008) - Comedy about Doug Weiner - an accountant pushed around all his life - until he takes a class and becomes "Tae Kwon Doug".

Grandpa & The Argonauts (July 18, 2008) - Greek mythology meets a porch with a rocking chair in rural Kansas.

The Appliances (November 14, 2008) - Animated film based on the successful children's book series about a family of old-fashioned household appliances who face-off with the new, high-tech gadgets threatening their very existence.

Tyler Perry's The Hills Have Lies (November 21, 2008) - When the Hill family comes together for Thanksgiving for the first time in years, secrets are exposed, old wounds are opened, and mom's got a new boyfriend - her Mexican gardener!

Whose Preakness Is It Anyway? (November 28, 2008) - Animated children's retelling of Whose Life Is It Anyway? featuring the ghost of broken-legged Kentucky Derby winner Barbaro the horse.

December Spring (December 5, 2008) - From the Alison Fogle best-selling novel Carrier Pigeons. A lonely bachelor in Alberta, Canada, corresponds with a lonely Chilean woman via carrier pigeon.

Unbroken Spirit (Christmas Day 2008) - The incredible true story of a drug-addicted, wheelchair-bound Jew named Haif Schmalberg, who emboldened his fellow Auschwitz concentration camp internees to stand up to their Nazi captors. After they take his chair away, Schmalberg begins his now legendary 6-week crawl through the mud from a bunkhouse to the guard gate, quietly cheered on by the other inmates.



Spinners (February 2009) - Four small town friends, who make a living advertising new home developments on street corners, enter the National Ad Spinners competition, where they endure the consternation of the big-city spinners on their way to the tension-filled final round.

Bella Sangiovese (2009) - A food and wine editor for the Washington Post leaves her high pressure life and moves to Viareggio, Italy. Based on the Manka Book "Tight Ass Female Seeks Italian Love".

The Cookie Quarantine ( 2009) - (Book Three of author Brandon Morris' Nathan Gerlach series) - No one in Accounting can access their user IDs or passwords, and our hero Nathan Gerlach is not about to let his painful carpal tunnel syndrome get in the way of addressing the issue.

Mobsters (Summer 2009) - Animated. Cosa Nostra Lobsters control the sea with iron claws. One clan, the Langostinos, is the most notorious underwater family. "Mobsters - Where Everyone Sleeps With The Fishes."

Floors (2009) - From master or horror and ex-Mets 3rd baseman Ray Knight comes this frightening tale of unexpected terror - Floors. Everyone has them. Everyone walks on them. That's how they get you!

Freedom Swimmers (2009) - Fifteen time Olympic Gold Medalist Michael Phelps plays a 1930s Soviet prisoner in the Gulag who decides to lead a group of prisoners to freedom by swimming the White Sea Canal.

501 7th Avenue, Apt. 4D (2009) - What do you do when horror sublets your apartment?

4 Minute Miles (2009) - Sex comedy about Miles and his friends as they all try to figure out to get Miles to last longer than four minutes with hot chicks (or any chick for that matter).

Gurrelieder: BMX Saturday Night (2009) - Arnold Schonberg's massive song cycle is adapted to the world of BMX dirt bike riding.

Gregory Lopez: Excellent Plumber (2009) - Character driven comedy about the best plumber in Chicago.

Ray Edwards: African Explorer (2009) - Character driven comedy about a former loser who becomes the best African Explorer on the planet.

Mud Jenkins: County Assessor (2009) - Character driven comedy about the travails of the best county assessor on the the planet - Mud Jenkins.

The Planet 4 (Earth Shield 4x) (2009) - Movie adaptation based on the popular comic book characters from the 1970s.

Skull Mark 2025 (2009) - Skull Mark (Earth's most kick ass bio-technologist), last seen in Skull Mark 1987, is transported to the future (2025) to fight a deadly virus that threatens life in 2004.

Frozen Heat (2009) - 1990s action star Drake Derrek returns to the screen in this follow up to Agatha Christie's Crash Landing.

Senior Dance (2009) - Fourth of the "Dance" movies following 2008's "Junior Dance", 2007's "Sophomore Dance" and 2006's "Freshman Dance".

Last Train To Crazy (2009) - Four southern sisters all come home to Crazy, South Carolina to be with their ailing mother over Thanksgiving.

Vengeance Thy Name Is Erika Goldstein (2009) - Teen comedy.



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