DVD & Blu-ray Releases: October 7, 2014

By: Sean Brickley

It looks as though this week’s list is going to make up for the short list we had last week, fiends.  There’s so much coming out this week that it’s hard to pinpoint just a few, so I won’t.  I’ll just list a bunch and let you all check out the rest.  Here we go: Halloween, From Dusk Til Dawn, Jeepers Creepers, Hellraiser, Bates Motel, The Faculty, Wrong Turn, The Prophecy, Penny Dreadful, and even Teen Wolf.  There are also a ton of other releases in addition to what I’ve already listed.

Altogether, out of the total 52 releases listed there are 26 movies, 4 television series and 22 collections.  Have fun and as always, pleasant viewing.



MOVIES

Alien (1979)

Notable Names:

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton

Synopsis:

The terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet, and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. One by one, each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left, leading to an explosive conclusion that sets the stage for its stunning sequel, Aliens.

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Alien: 35th Anniversary (1979)

Notable Names:

Sigourney Weaver, Tom Skerritt, John Hurt, Veronica Cartwright, Harry Dean Stanton

Synopsis:

The terror begins when the crew of a spaceship investigates a transmission from a desolate planet, and discovers a life form that is perfectly evolved to annihilate mankind. One by one, each crew member is slain until only Ripley is left, leading to an explosive conclusion that sets the stage for its stunning sequel, Aliens.

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Apparition of Evil: Ancient Malevolence Preys on the Living (2014)

Notable Names:

Kate Marie Davies, Nathan Head, Suzi Lorraine, Keiron Hollett, Cain Harrip

Synopsis:

This chilling paranormal tale follows a researcher who stumbles across a collection of disturbing video evidence from a mysterious source. The video footage includes a location scouting expedition made by two young filmmakers, Cain and Dion, who venture to the Australian outback in search of an interesting setting for their next movie…but instead they discover an ancient swamp spirit called Raluul! The next story is the terrifying video diary of a man called Karl Hendry who starts hearing unusual noises once he finds a mysterious doll-house in the attic of his new house in the North of England. The DVD includes special bonus features.

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Blood Valley: Seed’s Revenge (2014)

Notable Names:

Nick Principe, Christa Campbell

Synopsis:

While driving home from a bachelorette party, Christine and her friends come across a mysterious woman who leads them straight into mass murderer Max Seeds trap. Seeking revenge from a mishap years ago, the blood soaked madman is determined to inflict an insufferable pain to anyone who crosses his path.

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Breaking at the Edge (2014)

Notable Names:

Milo Ventimiglia, Johnathon Schaech

Synopsis:

A woman faces pregnancy complications from strange events, that are either psychological or supernatural. A mysterious figure holds the key in this haunting horror thriller set in modern day Savannah.

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Creeping Crawling (2014)

Notable Names:

Raine Brown, Anna Shields, Chuck Girard, Sarah VonOuhl, Laura LaFrate

Synopsis:

You live with them, you feed them, you fear them. Creeping Crawling is an anthology featuring three tales of terror centered around things that go slither in the night. Doug and Allison have a paper due and they’re hoping an eccentric entomologist will be the lynch pin to a passing grade. They get more than they bargained for when Dr. Tarkovsky tells them the story of Grubbery and the lengths supermodel Denver will go to in order to keep her figure. Denver’s best friend Ginger introduces her to age old dieting wisdom as her boyfriend Rick witnesses her eaten away by her own vanity. Rid introduces Dori, a beautiful young girl who desperately needs money and poses as a nurse hired to take care of a comatose patient. While staying in the Gothic mansion, she begins to unravel as something feasts upon her while she sleeps. Dr. Tarkovsky’s final cautionary tale centers around Bailey. In Bugger, the lonely man navigates love online. He can’t seem to find a woman who shares his six legged obsessions. A co-worker has her doubts about his motives, as a serial killer is at large.

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Cult (2013)

Notable Names:

Yu Abiru, Mari Iriki, Mayuko Iwase, Ryosuke Miura, Natsuki Okamoto

Synopsis:

From the Producer of Ring, The Grudge and Dark Water, comes the chilling tale of pop idols Mari, Mayuko, and Yu investigating an exorcism for a television show. Unsui will perform the exorcism with with his incredible psychic powers. His subjects are the Kaneda family, a single mother and her daughter who experience paranormal activities night after night. However, Unsui finds the demon to be too powerful and sadistic.  He fails to defeat the demon, gets badly injured and is transported to the hospital.  The idols cannot battle the demon alone.  In their desperation, they enlist the help of a ghost hunter, who has a reckless reputation and seems even more dangerous than the demon.

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A Dark Place Inside (2014)

Notable Names:

Chris Dalbey, Rob Dimension, Matt Garafalo

Synopsis:

Beneath the surface of humanity many of us are nervous and afraid – afraid because we know that we are expected to act in accordance with a placebo world, one that does not truly exist. We are expected to portray, uphold and obey an illusion of civilization that does not resemble the world in which we actually traffic. Andy Philips is one of many who cannot cope with that ”reality.” He has to shut out a world that in essence is mad, a world where we deny our true will and the thoughts and desires of our conscious mind in order to find peace. There are many reasons why Andy, and others like him, kill and commit heinous acts of violence and desecration, a reason that stems fundamentally from the confusion and conflict within the collective soul of us all. Andy has a very dark place inside. A Dark Place Inside is a terrifying look inside the mind of a disturbed killer. The DVD includes special features.

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The Dead and the Damned II (2014)

Notable Names:

Richard Tyson, Christopher Kriesa

Synopsis:

From the Director of The Dead and the Damned comes a high octane sequel in a savage land where zombies roam freely – Lieutenant Colonel Sawyer is armed with machine guns, body armor and courage. He is on a mission to give his family a burial at sea. To reach the coast, he must enter a quarantined infected zone and fight through hordes of bloodthirsty zombies. There he encounters a group of survivors including a young woman who is a target of both the male survivors and the ravenous zombies. To protect the last non-infected humans and complete his mission, Colonel Sawyer must face, the Dead, the Damned and the Darkness.

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The Devil Incarnate (2014)

Notable Names:

Rod Luzzi, Graci Carli, Emily Rogers

Synopsis:

The future looks bright for newlyweds Trevor and Holly, but their dreams are about to devolve into a nightmare of unspeakable terror. On a random visit to a tarot reader, they encounter a mysterious old woman who tells them that Holly is pregnant. As the child grows within her, Holly begins to exhibit increasingly bizarre and violent behavior. Soon, their joy is overshadowed by a mounting sense of dread that something sinister lurks within her womb. Desperate to save his wife and unborn child, Trevor searches for answers and discovers Holly may have fallen prey to an ancient curse spawned by an evil demon with an insatiable lust for blood.

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The Faculty (1998)

Notable Names:

Jordana Brewster, Clea DuVall, Laura Harris, Josh Hartnett, Shawn Hatosy, Salma Hayek, Famke Janssen, Piper Laurie

Synopsis:

Bonding together to save the world are a group of high school students — loners, leaders, hipsters, nerds, brains and jocks — who make a terrifying discovery that ultimately confirmed their worst suspicions — their teachers really are from another planet. Now they’ll have to band together to save their school and town from alien domination.

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The First Power (1990)

Notable Names:

Lou Diamond Phillips, Tracy Griffith, Jeff Kober, Mykelti Williamson, Elizabeth Arlen

Synopsis:

How do you stop a killer with immortal powers? Lou Diamond Phillips (La Bamba) stars as a hotshot L.A. homicide detective caught in a harrowing game with a man who lives to kill – and cannot die – in this psychological thriller that transcends mortal terror! After a long, gruesome hunt. Detective Russell Logan (Phillips) finally captures the brutal Pentagram Killer (Jeff Kober), and watches as the murderer is executed at San Quentin. Finally, the terror is over… or is it? When the ritualistic killings begin again. Logan is haunted by violent visions of the executed man, and seeks the counsel of a beautiful psychic (Tracy Griffith). Together they discover that the Pentagram Killer, one of Satan’s disciples, possesses the First Power – the ability to inhabit the bodies of others at will! Now Logan has to catch the killer again, not knowing where – or in whom – he’ll show up next! Charged with bone-chilling suspense and otherworldly evil, The First Power will scare the devil out of you!

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From Dusk Till Dawn (1996)

Notable Names:

George Clooney, Quentin Tarantino, Harvey Keitel, Ernest Liu

Synopsis:

The Gecko brothers are a dangerous pair. Richard Gecko has just broken his hot-headed brother Seth out of prison, and the two head for the road on a crime spree with a briefcase of cash.

With the FBI hot on their tail, their plan is to head for safe haven in Mexico and take for their hostages a vacationing father and his family. But when they reach their destination, they find a seedy nightclub with an evil inside beyond anything they could have imagined.

Now the Geckos and their hostages must come together to defeat this powerful ancient enemy.

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Godzilla Vs. Biollante (1989)

Notable Names:

Kunihiko Mitamura, Koji Takahashi, Masanobu Takashima, Toru Minegishi

Synopsis:

The monster dinosaur wrecks Tokyo some more and meets a monster plant created from his own cells.

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A Haunting at Preston Castle (2013)

Notable Names:

Heather Tocquigny, Jake White, Mackenzie Firgens

Synopsis:

When Liz (Mackenzie Firgens) returns home on a college break, her best friend Ashley (Heather Tocquigny) coaxes her out for a rendezvous with ex-boyfriend Danny (Jake White) at Preston Castle, an abandoned boys correctional institute with a gruesome past. What begins as a dare for the three teens seeking weekend excitement, turns into a grisly nightmare as they try to escape an evil presence still lurking on the terrifying grounds. As they probe the decaying depths and shadows of Preston Castle, they find themselves in deeper and deeper trouble with no way out from the maze of rooms and locked doors. Trapped inside, they’re caught in a horrifying life and death struggle with the unstoppable evil. Will they all survive the night? Based on real events.

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Inside (2014)

Notable Names:

Luke Goss, Paul Rae, Isaac Singleton

Synopsis:

Miles Berret is ripped awake in his prison cell. Guards rush past Miles cell in the dark as he hears gunfire, screaming and then… the horrible, sickening screams of a man being torn apart. Something is loose in the prison, and it’s killing everyone, one by one. Working with Anthony, the inmate who shares a common cell wall, Miles discovers that the thing outside the cell is connected to him – and it’s coming. If he wants to survive the night, he must find a way out. But how…?

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Mine Games (2014)

Notable Names:

Alex Meraz, Briana Evigan, Julianna Guill, Joseph Cross, Rafi Gavron

Synopsis:

A group of friends travel up to a cabin located deep within the forest. Shortly after arriving, they stumble across an abandoned mine and decide to explore the dark and mysterious tunnels. As the group hikes deeper within the mine, they make a shocking discovery that quickly turns their excitement into fear. Hunted by a mysterious force, the group must work together to escape the mine alive.

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Nekromantik (2 Disc Special Edition) (1987)

Notable Names:

Beatrice M., Daktari Lorenz

Synopsis:

Nekromantik (2 Disc DVD Special Edition) The controversial horror film that shocked the world in 1987, when it was banned in Germany, censored in Japan and simultaneously became a huge underground hit in the US (now long out of print.) Nekromantik tells the story of Rob (Daktari Lorenz) who works at a street-cleaning Agency, who visits roadside accidents to clean up the scene. Incidentally, Rob collects the body parts and shares them with his girlfriend Betty (Beatrice M.) When Rob presents a complete corpse taken out of a swamp, their undying love reaches its peak, but soon after Betty starts liking the corpse and leaves Rob, which takes him to the sick end of his destruction.
Cult Epics is proud to release Jorg Buttgereit’s horror classic in High Definition and with new extras, including Jorg’s debut short film Hot Love.

Special Features:

Includes Two Versions Of Nekromantik
New Director’s Approved HD Transfer (taken from the original Super 8mm negative)
New Grindhouse HD Version (taken from the theatrical 35mm print)
Introduction By Jorg Buttgereit
Q&A With Jorg Buttgereit At The American Cinematheque (2013)
Never Released Before Short Film – Hot Love (1985) 45 Minutes
Audio Commentary By Jorg Buttgereit And Co-author Franz Rodenkirchen
The Making Of Nekromantik
Nekromantik Featurette
Still Photo Gallery
JB Trailers
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

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Raw Force (1981)

Notable Names:

Vic Diaz, Cameron Mitchell, Hope Holliday

Synopsis:

Welcome to Warrior’s Island, burial ground of disgraced martial arts masters! When the Burbank Kung Fu Club travels to this mysterious island, they quickly find themselves facing the bloodthirsty vengeance of flesh ripping kung fu fighting zombies, gun-toting white slave traders and a band of strange monks, who may be the only key to explaining the madness. Edward Murphy’s Raw Force is a virtual smorgasbord of over the top sleaze — mixing zombies, cannibals, outrageous action, gore, nudity and starring exploitation greats, Cameron Mitchell and Vic Diaz.
Vinegar Syndrome presents this quintessential piece of early 80’s trash newly restored from the original camera negative and on blu-ray for the first time!

Special Features:

New 2K Restoration From The 35mm Negative
Video Featurette: DESTINATION: WARRIORS ISLAND (The Making Of Raw Force)
Audio Interview With Finishing Editor Jim Wynorski
Original Theatrical Trailer

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Red House (2014)

Notable Names:

Kate French, Brendan Wayne, Yvette Yates

Synopsis:

When Shelby Gordon inherits a house from her paternal grandfather in the remote woods of Copperhead County, she asks her friends to join her on a trip to see the property. But their recreation is soon interrupted by torture, madness and murder.

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Screamers (1996)

Notable Names:

Peter Weller, Jennifer Rubin, Ron White

Synopsis:

A rebel commander (Peter Weller, Robocop, 1987) must protect his outpost from the programmed weapons that are mutating into killers of all human life.

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Sharknado 2: The Second One (2014)

Notable Names:

Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, Mark McGrath, Vivica A. Fox

Synopsis:

When a Category 7 hurricane pummels New York, the surging flood waters bring thousands of sharks. To make matters worse, tornadoes soon dot the horizon. As Sharknadoes tear through the city, no vehicle, building, or national monument is safe.

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Sledge (2014)

Notable Names:

Kristian Hanson, Dustin Bowman, Stephanie Tupper, Rachel Cornell

Synopsis:

Sledge hits you from the beginning with humor and originality. Opening with Assly’s True American Horror television program, the action kicks off instantly with skull crushing deaths from the killer known as Adam Lynch. Adam believes he is in a movie and video game. With each kill he adds to his collection of human faces. As a group of friends show up to a secluded campground, Adam meticulously watches them all to see if any are worth sparing. They begin their camping trip with booze and sex, and ends with you screaming and laughing. Sledge is one killer you don t want to mess with.

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Talk To The Dead (2012)

Notable Names:

Kazuki Kato, Ayaka Komatsu, Chihiro Ohtsuka

Synopsis:

From the Producer of Ring,,The Grudge, and Dark Waters comes a dark tale of tragedy. Having lost her beloved father at an early age, Yuri lives with her mother and younger brother. Yuri’s mother meets a new man, but they are deeply in debt and forced to leave their home. Yuri is then forced to take a job as a call girl to support her brother. One day Yuri’s brother dies in the bathtub. Her heart is scarred with regret and she suffers with a pain that will never go away. Some time later, Mayu, a colleague of Yuri’s, tells her about a mysterious mobile app that is rumored to enable its user to talk to the dead. Yet, it comes with a warning: Never reply if the dead soul says, ‘I want to see you.’ Because she blames herself for her brother’s death, Yuri downloads the app and reaches out to her dead brother. Meanwhile, the app’s users begin to die.”

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Venom (2005)

Notable Names:

Jonathan Jackson, Rick Cramer, D.J. Cotrona

Synopsis:

Set in the Louisiana Bayou, Mr. Jangles is a man possessed by 13 evil souls killed by a voodoo priestess. Mr. Jangles becomes evil and collects keys as trophies from his victims.

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Zombie Isle (2014)

Notable Names:

 

Synopsis:

In the late 70s, a group of college students and their professor ventured onto an uninhabited island for a day of exploring flora, fauna and co-ed fun. The class fieldtrip quickly becomes a grisly nightmare as the students and faculty soon discover they are stranded and the island is crawling with ravenous, flesh-eating ghouls, reanimated as Zombies by an insane Nazi scientist who can resurrect and control the dead. Just when the slaughter levels out, a three-headed abomination comes out of hiding that even its creator can’t control. A head smashing, blood splattering, intestine eating throwback to the zombie films of the 70’s and 80’s. Welcome to Zombie Isle… A fieldtrip straight to Hell.

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TELEVISION

American Horror Story Season 3: Coven

Notable Names:

Evan Peters, Dylan McDermott

Synopsis:

An all-star cast reigns supreme in American Horror Story: Coven, including Emmy® winner and two-time OSCAR® Winner Jessica Lange, Oscar Winner Kathy Bates** and Academy Award Nominee Angela Bassett. The exceptional young witches at Miss Robichaux’s Academy are under assault by forces of ignorance and hate. Caught in the turmoil is new arrival, Zoe, who harbors a terrifying secret of her own. Fiona (Lange), a Supreme Witch with unimaginable powers, is determined to protect the Coven, but her obsessive quest for immortality will lead her to cross paths with a formidable voodoo queen (Bassett) and a murderous slave owner (Bates) cursed with eternal life.

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Bates Motel Season 2

Notable Names:

Vera Farmiga, Freddie Highmore

Synopsis:

Bates Motel has vacancies and welcomes you for a second season, starring Academy Award -nominated actress Vera Farmiga and Freddie Highmore. In the aftermath of Miss Watson’s murder, Norman’s (Highmore) innocence is buried under blackouts, suspicious characters, and his strange behavior. Meanwhile, Norma (Farmiga) faces dark truths of her own when family secrets begin to unravel and looming threats from local villains jeopardize Norma’s stab at happiness. No matter where you turn – there’s no escaping what bubbles beneath the surface in White Pine Bay. Experience every thrilling twist and turn with all 10 episodes, back-to-back and uninterrupted, from Bates Motel Season Two.

Special Features:

Disc 1:

Deleted Scenes
Bates Motel: After Hours – Season Two Premiere

Disc 2:

Deleted Scenes

Disc 3:

Deleted Scenes
Origins of a Psycho: Inside Bates Motel
Bates Motel: After Hours – Season Two Finale

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Hemlock Grove Season One

Notable Names:

Famke Janssen, Landon Liboiron, Bill Skarsgard, Dougray Scott, Penelope Mitchell

Synopsis:

The brutal slaying of a teenage girl sends the townspeople of Hemlock Grove into a desperate search to find her killer. But this sleepy community soon finds itself living a nightmare as secrets and rumors threaten to drive them all down a dark path as they struggle to uncover the truth.

Special Features:

New commentary with Director and Executive Producer Eli Roth with special guest Lorenza Izzo
Making Hemlock Grove Featurettes:
Dysfunctional In Every Way
Anatomy Of A Kill
Fairytales for Adults
The Rust Beneath The Surface
The Monster Within
It Hurts So Good

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In the Flesh Season 2

Notable Names:

Various

Synopsis:

In the cauldron of Roarton, where the living and the undead have reached a fragile peace, Kieren, a recovered zombie (Partially Diseased Syndrome (PDS) sufferer) is desperately keeping his head down and squirreling money into his “escape fund” for Paris. But in the wider world, fear is in the air. The radical Pro-Living Party, Victus, is gaining government seats with a resulting spate of PDS Terrorism linked to the Undead Liberation Army (ULA).With the arrival of new and explosive characters from both Victus and the ULA, Kieren’s plans are thrown into disarray as both set their sights on him. As Kieren finds himself caught in the emotional crossfire, will he ever be able to live a quiet life?

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COLLECTIONS

2 3D Film Favorites

Notable Names:

Benjamin Walker, Dominic Cooper, Anthony Mackie

Movies:

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter 3D, Immortals 3D

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2 Pack Horror Double Feature

Notable Names:

Fred Williamson, Johnny Gel, Alicia Clark, Kenny James, Michael Empson

Movies:

Zombie Apocalypse, Z War

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4 Film Children of the Corn Collection

Notable Names:

Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman

Movies:

Children Of The Corn 666: Isaac’s Return
Children Of The Corn III: Urban Harvest
Children Of The Corn IV: The Gathering
Children Of The Corn V

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4 Film Favorites

Notable Names:

Johnny Simmons

Movies:

Jennifer’s Body, Chronicle, Joy Ride, Martha

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6 Film Children of the Corn Collection

Notable Names:

Terence Knox, Paul Scherrer, Ryan Bollman

Movies:

CHILDREN OF THE CORN II: THE FINAL SACRIFICE
When a tabloid reporter and his son travel to a quiet Midwestern town to investigate a gruesome massacre, they fall victim to a possessed orphan named Micah.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN III: URBAN HARVEST
After a couple adopts a pair of orphaned brothers, it becomes alarmingly clear the boys are much more than they seem.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN IV: THE GATHERING
A bright young medical student must solve the frightening mystery that plagues the children of a small Midwestern town.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN V: FIELDS OF TERROR
Six college students take a wrong turn and find themselves lost in a strangely deserted rural town…only to discover that this quiet place hides a murderous cult of children.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN 666: ISAAC’S RETURN
On a trip to Gatlin, Nebraska to find her birth mother, Hannah Martin picks up a dark stranger who kicks off a mysterious chain of events.

CHILDREN OF THE CORN VII: REVELATION
When calls to her grandmother go unanswered, Jamie Lowell uncovers the truth behind her mysterious disappearance.

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8 American Horror Stories

Notable Names:

Joshua Close, Debbie Rochon

Movies:

Secrets of the Clown
After the brutal murder of his best friend, Bobbie slowly becomes convinced that a sinister clown is responsible for his death.

Killjoy
When an outcast is bullied to death, a killer clown exacts revenge in his honor. His name is Killjoy and he thinks murder is a laughing matter.

Killjoy 2
On a wilderness rehabilitation trip, a group of at-risk youth find themselves in the home of a voodoo woman where Killjoy’s spirit is summoned.

The Devil’s Daughter
Half-sisters Isabelle and Sylvia vie for control of their father’s Jamaican plantation. In an effort to drive Sylvia away, Isabelle uses voodoo to play off of her superstitions.

The Devil’s Hand
A man wanders into a curious little shop, unaware that the store owner is a high priest who uses voodoo dolls to force people into joining his cult.

Witchcraft 13: Blood of the Chosen
Warlock Will Spanner investigates a series of ritualistic murders while trying to battle his own dark past.

The Dead Sleep
Paul Wells’ spirit is forced to witness the mistakes he made in his life and their effects on his family. Now he must break the rules once again…or he won’t be the only one dead.

Backwoods Bloodbath: Curse of the Black Hodag
Bonding over the death of a classmate, a group of college kids head out to the woods for a weekend away…but what starts out as a booze binge turns into a bloodbath.

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8 Horror Films

Notable Names:

Josh Lawson, Ron Perlman

Movies:

Butcher Boys, House Of Good And Evil, Cargo, Absentia, Scary Or Die, Dark Tourist, Darkroom, Crave

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Asia Extreme Volume 1: South Korean Horror Films

Notable Names:

Woo-seong Kam, Byung-ho Son, Tae-kyung Oh, Yun-ah Song, Hyeon-jun Shin

Movies:

R POINT
Korean soldiers searching for a missing platoon in 1972 Vietnam end up encountering forces that basic training never prepared them for. Giving new meaning to the phrase the horrors of war, R-Point exists at the goose-flesh-inducing intersection of Apocalypse Now and The Ring.

FACE
A serial killer is burning away the flesh of his victims with acid leaving only the bones behind. The police turn to Hyun-min, a former forensic sculptor adept in reconstructing faces by examining and interpreting skulls. With the victim’s bones in his house, Hyun-min’s daughter begins to experience disturbing visions. As he races against time to find the answers and save his daughter, the deadly truth behind these victims reveals a sinister conspiracy that threatens everyone involved.

RED SHOES
After catching her husband cheating with another woman, Sun Jae takes her young daughter and moves into a dilapidated old apartment building to start a new life. Heading home from work one day she finds a strange pair of high-heeled red shoes and decides to take them. While the shoes provide her with some comfort, they also become objects of unhealthy obsession for her ballet-dancing daughter and her best friend. Soon, everyone who comes into contact with the shoes desperately craves them and a curse that began hundreds of years ago will once again rear its ugly head.

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Asia Extreme Volume 2: Japanese Horror Films

Notable Names:

Asuka Kurosawa, Yûji Kôtari, Shin’ya Tsukamot, Tetsuji Tamayama, Asami Mizukawa

Movies:

SNAKE OF JUNE
In an anonymous Japanese metropolis, a dark erotic force infiltrates the lives of a reserved career woman in her thirties and her obsessively clean workaholic husband. Invading the most private aspects of the couple’s lives, a mysterious stranger sends an envelope bearing the inscription “Your Husband’s Secrets.” A deliriously perverse tale of buried sexual desires, Shinya Tsukamoto’s surreal journey to the dark side of obsession is as stylish as it is totally unforgettable.

PRAY
Down on their luck and desperate for money to buy drugs, Mitsuru (Tetsuji Tamayama) and Maki (Asami Mizukawa) have the perfect plan. They decide to kidnap a young girl and hide out in an abandoned school, until their demands are met. Everything is going according to plan, until they realize they have made one gross miscalculation. Their hostage died a year ago today and now it’s their turn.

VITAL
Hiroshi Takagi (played by the fantastic Tadanobu Asano – Zatoichi, Ichi the Killer), a young man in his 20s, awakens in a hospital bed to find an auto accident has completely wiped his memory away. Back home with his parents and attempting to rebuild his life, he comes across a medical textbook full of detailed drawings of dissection. Utterly fascinated by the subject, Hiroshi is drawn to the medical school to which he was once accepted, but refused to attend. There he catches the eye of Ikumi Yoshimoto (Kiki), a brilliant, taunting fellow student who desires his affections. But it’s another who becomes his obsession, the dead woman on the cadaver table (Nami Tsukamoto). Could she be the key to unlocking his forgotten past?

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Asia Extreme Volume 3: Thai Horror Films

Notable Names:

Pataratida Pacharawirapong, Siwat Chotchaicharin, Porntip Papanai, Pitchanart Sakakorn, Apasiri Nitibhon

Movies:

GHOST OF MAE NAK
A pair of young newlyweds acquires an old abandoned house in Bangkok that soon brings them into contact with Mae Nak, a vengeful spirit of horror and despair. While Mae Nak’s ghost protects the couple from unscrupulous visitors, it soon becomes apparent that she expects a terrible favor in return. Only by setting Mae Nak’s spirit free will the couple have any chance of surviving her deadly wrath.

THE VICTIM
Ting is an aspiring actress who dreams of becoming famous. One day the police ask her to help solve a murder case by portraying the victim in the reenactment of the crime. Ting relishes the opportunity and is quickly asked to recreate fatal experiences of other victims. Now a local celebrity, Ting is invited to reenact a very high-profile murder case. The victim is a former Miss Thailand and the murder especially gruesome and peculiar. However, this reenactment is not like the others as Ting to her horror, genuinely feels the terrible pain and suffering that the murdered beauty queen endured. Frantically searching for answers, Ting fears she herself is in danger of becoming the next victim.

P
While growing up in rural Thailand, a young and beautiful orphan girl is taught the mysterious art of dark magic by her grandmother. When her grandmother falls sick, young Dau travels to Bangkok looking for work in order to earn enough money for medicine. She lands a job as an exotic dancer at a go-go club. Hesitant at first and ridiculed by the other dancers, circumstances force Dau to become an adult before her time and ultimately the most popular and eerily seductive dancer at the club. Jealousies ensue and as her magic gets darker, the young girl gradually loses control as something abhorrently evil and wicked takes over.

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Crow Collection

Notable Names:

Vincent Perez, Richard Brooks, Thomas Jane, Vincent Castellanos

Movies:

The Crow: City Of Angels
The Crow: Salvation
The Crow: Wicked Prayer

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Dark Secrets: Four Movie Collection

Notable Names:

John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Kate Beckinsale, Luke Wilson, Halle Berry

Movies:

Identity
Ten strangers with secrets are brought together in a savage rainstorm: A limo driver, an ’80’s TV star, a cop who is transporting a killer, a call girl, a pair of newlyweds and a family in crisis, all take shelter at a desolate motel run by a nervous night manager. Relief in finding shelter is quickly replaced with fear as the ten travelers begin to die, one by one. They soon realize that, if they are to survive, they’ll have to uncover the secret that has brought them all together.

Vacancy
When David and Amy Fox’s car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, they are forced to spend the night at the only motel around, with only the TV to entertain them – until they discover that the low-budget slasher videos they find in their room were all filmed in the very room in which they’re sitting. With hidden cameras now aimed at them, David and Amy must struggle to get out alive before they end up the next victims on tape.

Perfect Stranger
When her friend’s affair with married ad exec Harrison Hill ends in the woman’s murder, investigative reporter Rowena Price vows to bring the killer to justice. Suspecting Hill of the crime, she goes undercover by posing as two highly alluring women. Engaging in a dangerous game of cat-and-mouse, both Rowena and Hill begin to realize things may not be what they seem.

The Lodger
The Lodger follows a seasoned detective on the trail of a ruthless killer intent on slaughtering prostitutes along West Hollywood’s Sunset Strip. It appears that the murderer’s grisly methods are identical to that of London’s infamous 19th century psychopath Jack the Ripper. To make matters worse, the detective soon notices the parallels between the crimes committed by the West Hollywood stalker and those of a serial murderer incarcerated years ago.

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Dracula Double Feature

Notable Names:

Gerard Butler, Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller

Synopsis:

Dracula 2000, Dracula 2: Ascension

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Blu-ray


 

Halloween Collection

Notable Names:

Adam Arkin

Movies:

Halloween: H20
Halloween 8: Resurrection
Halloween: The Curse Of Michael Myers

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DVD

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Hellraiser Collection

Notable Names:

Doug Bradley, Terry Farrell, Valentina Vargas, Nicholas Turturro, Dean Winters

Movies:

HELLRAISER III: HELL ON EARTH
A TV reporter discovers the Lament Configuration Box which opens the door to the Cenobites’ demonic world of pleasure and pain. Now, Pinhead walks the Earth again.

HELLRAISER IV: BLOODLINE
The fourth terrifying chapter chronicles the struggle of one family who unknowingly created the puzzle box that opened the doors of Hell and set Pinhead free.

HELLRAISER V: INFERNO
A detective solves the puzzle box that releases the diabolical demon, Pinhead. As those around him begin to meet tragic fates, he sets out to conquer the horrifying villain.

HELLRAISER VI: HELLSEEKER
When the puzzle box is once again solved, Pinhead and his legion demolish all who dare oppose them. But standing in the way is the only person who has defeated Pinhead in the past.

HELLRAISER VII: DEADER
When a tough-as-nails reporter is lead to a mysterious cult and the evil Pinhead, any moment could be her last.

HELLRAISER VIII: HELLWORLD
When five hardcore Internet gamers are invited to a special party thrown by the website Hellworld, they endure a night of unspeakable terror.

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Jeepers Creepers 1 & 2

Notable Names:

Justin Long, Jonathan Breck

Movies:

Jeepers Creepers, Jeepers Creepers2

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DVD

Blu-ray


 

Joyride 1-3

Notable Names:

Steve Zahn, Paul Walker

Movies:

Joy Ride, Joy Ride 2: Dead AHead, Joy Ride 3: Roadkill

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DVD


Prophecy Collection

Notable Names:

Christopher Walken, Elias Koteas, Viggo Mortensen, Eric Stoltz

Movies:

The Prophecy, Prophecy 2: God’s Army, The Prophecy 3: The Ascent, Prophecy: Uprising, Prophecy: Forsaken

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DVD

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Teen Wolf Collection

Notable Names:

Michael J. Fox, James Hampton, Jason Bateman

Movies:

Teen Wolf, Teen Wolf Too

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DVD


 

Wes Craven Dracula Collection

Notable Names:

Gerard Butler, Christopher Plummer, Jonny Lee Miller

Synopsis:

Dracula 2000, Dracula 2: Ascension, Dracule 3: Legacy

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DVD


 

Where Evil Lies: Horror 6 Pack

Notable Names:

Tara Reid, Emily Blunt, Andy Serkis, Jensen Ackles, Jeremy Sisto

Movies:

Devour
For months, Jake Gray has been haunted by disturbing premonitions of murder and self-mutilation he can’t explain, until two high school friends, Dakota and Conrad, introduce him to a mysterious online computer game called The Pathway. Suddenly, Jake’s violent visions are brought to life as the game begins transforming his terrifying daydreams into gruesome reality.

Population 436
The idyllic small town of Rockwell Falls appears to be Haven on Earth. But when Steve Kady, a federal investigator, is sent to learn why the town’s population hasn’t changed for the last hundred years, he soon learns what truly lies beneath the seemingly perfect surface. Trapped in a twisted web of religious fever and puritanical tradition from which no one has ever escaped, Kady must now find a way out – or lose his life.

Candy Stripers
An alien spacecraft lands in a small California town, its passengers on a mission to take over the world. Their first stop is the local hospital, where they inhabit the bodies of comely candy stripers, turning them into voracious sexual predators on the lookout for men to use as breeders for their alien race! Only an injured basketball player and his friends see their wicked plan.

Incubus
In the dead of night, a group of lost college students stumble upon an abandoned laboratory hidden deep in the woods. Exhausted, they break in, only to find the hallways littered with dead bodies. Coming across a coma patient locked within an isolation cell, they discover The Sleeper, a murderer who can literally dream his way into their minds. So when her friends are transformed into bloodthirsty killers, a terrified young woman tries desperately to escape.

Wind Chill
Desperate to get home for Christmas, a college student catches a ride with a strange classmate. As soon as she realizes he knows a little too much about her, the stranger decides to take a shortcut down a remote country road. Caught in a raging snowstorm, the young travelers are suddenly forced off the road by a mysterious car. Stranded, they soon realize the cold is the least of their worries.

The Cottage
In a remote part of the countryside, a bungled kidnapping turns into a living nightmare for four central characters when they cross paths with a psychopathic farmer and all hell breaks loose.

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DVD


 

Wrong Turn 1-5

Notable Names:

Desmond Harrington

Movies:

Wrong Turn
Wrong Turn 2: Dead End
Wrong Turn 3: Left for Dead
Wrong Turn 4: Bloody Beginnings
Wrong Turn 5: Bloodlines

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