A private jet crashes in the Sierra Mountains leaving seven survivors stranded in a torrential snow storm. With no rescue team in sight, the group decides to search for the plane in hopes of fixing the radio to call for help. But what they find instead is an alien creature that multiplies itself rapidly. The extraterrestrial beasts have a barbed-like tongue and are able to pull their victims into their razor sharp teeth to shred human flesh like a haywire garbage disposal. But the survivors won t go down without a fight!
For Rod Kimball, performing stunts is a way of life, even though he is rather accident-prone. Poor Rod cannot even get any respect from his stepfather, Frank, who beats him up in weekly sparring matches.
When a much-publicized ice-skating scandal strips them of their gold medals, two world-class athletes skirt their way back onto the ice via a loophole that allows them to compete together as a pairs team.
When Daniel Plainview - a ruthless oil prospector - learns of oil-rich land in California that can be bought cheaply, he moves his operation there and begins manipulating and exploiting the local landowners into selling him their property.