During a publicity stunt, a “tame” leopard escapes. A young girl is killed by the leopard, then another. The publicist who hired the leopard feels responsible and decides to stay in the small town in New Mexico to help find the leopard, if it is the leopard that is responsible for the deaths.
A couple driving at night accidentally hits someone, as the hospital psychiatrist and police try to figure out who she is, she tells them what happened over the previous 36 hours: A group of twenty-somethings answer a newspaper personals ad to sign up to live in a house full of cameras for 3 months as a social experiment. Things start out fine, as they get to know each other, but quickly spiral into terror as people start getting murdered and they find themselves locked in the house.
Best selling author, Sutter Cane, has gone missing and his publisher has hired a insurance investigator, John Trent, to find him and retrieve his latest manuscript. What Trent discovers is that belief can affect reality.
Notorious outlaw, Johnny Madrid, escapes the gallows with the hangman’s daughter, Esmeralda. As they seek a safe haven for the night, they come across a remote cantina where where they discover the dark secret of Esmeralda’s lineage.
When a sleepy driver swerves to avoid hitting a rabbit, a canister of toxic waste falls off his truck, ending up in a local pond. This pond is the collection source for an eccentric spider breeder, Joshua, where he finds small insects to feed his spiders. Suddenly, the spiders have begun to grow, and Joshua excitedly shares the news of his large spiders with young Mike Parker, who’s mom is the local sheriff. Soon, animals begin to disappear, and Mike can no longer reach Joshua. Meanwhile, local bad-boy, Chris McCormick, returns to town following his father’s recent death, to take over his family’s gold mine, just in time to become ensnared in the mysterious happenings in town.
Something odd is happening in the small town of Centerville, indeed around the world. News reports that the Earth has been pulled off it’s axis due to polar fracking, and as the Centerville Sheriff Department investigate all the bizaare reports, the dead are rising from their graves.