DVD & Blu-ray Releases: September 2, 2014

By: Sean Brickley

I’ve been waiting for the September 2nd release to happen for a few months now, folks.  As you can see, I have reasoning for this special event.  Universal has decided to release a ton of classic, golden-age, horror.  Blu-ray, DVD, box sets, you name it – Universal has gone all out this week.  So instead of trying to list the highlights, I’m just going to let you all take it in as I have been since June.  Enjoy, and as always pleasant viewing, fiends!



Movies:

Baby Blues (2014)

Notable Names:

Raymond Lam, Kate Tsui, Karena Ng, Hoi- Pang Lo

Synopsis:

A new home brings a fresh start for Hao (Raymond Lam) and Tian Qing (Janelle Sing), a happily married couple who soon discover she’s pregnant with twin boys. But when a difficult delivery leaves the couple with only one son alive, Tian is consumed with grief and postpartum depression. These “Baby Blues” weave an obsessive attachment to a baby doll, presumably abandoned by the previous owner. Before long, mysterious accidents grow into violent episodes that threaten the entire family – and one neighbor’s warnings about a curse on their home becomes terrifyingly real…

English Subtitles

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DVD

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Bigfoot Wars (2014)

Notable Names:

Judd Nelson, C. Thomas Howell

Synopsis:

After the sheriff of the small town of Boggy Creek receives reports of attacks from a vicious beast bearing resemblance to the legendary Sasquatch, he enlists the help of an expert survivalist (The Outsiders’ C. Thomas Howell) and sets out to hunt down the creature. However, as they wander into the wilderness they discover that an entire tribe of Sasquatches awaits them. Now the enraged creatures descend from the hills and into the town to declare war upon its citizens.

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DVD


The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)

Notable Names:

Boris Karloff, Elsa Lanchester, Colin Clive, Valerie Hobson, Ernest Thesiger

Synopsis:

In one of the most popular horror films of all time, The Bride of Frankenstein, Boris Karloff reprises his role as the silver screen’s most misunderstood monster who now longs for a mate. Continuing exactly where the original left off, the critically acclaimed sequel introduces Dr. Pretorius (Ernest Thesiger) as a deranged scientist who forces Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) to help him create a companion for the monster. Once again directed by James Whale and adapted from Mary Shelley’s classic novel, the sequel features outstanding makeup and special effects, instantly making the Bride of Frankenstein (Elsa Lanchester) one of the most recognizable monsters of all time.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of The Bride of Frankenstein (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
She’s Alive!  Creating The Bride of Frankenstein
The Bride of Frankenstein Archive
Feature Commentary with Scott MacQueen
Trailer Gallery
100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
My Scenes

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DVD

Blu-ray


Cabin Fever Patient Zero (2014)

Notable Names:

Sean Astin, Currie Graham, Ryan Donowho, Brando Eaton

Synopsis:

A group of friends planned the perfect vacation in the Caribbean, but when they head ashore to explore a remote island, their ultimate bachelor weekend devolves into their worst nightmare. After an ill-fated swim in contaminated water, they stumble upon a seemingly abandoned research facility where a deadly, flesh-eating virus has been unleashed. In the aftermath of a massacre, the only people left alive are a handful of secretive medical personnel and “Patient Zero” (Sean Astin), the lone person who’s been exposed to the disease and shows no symptoms. Can they find a way to survive and escape, or will the virus consume them all in a bloodbath of chaos and carnage?

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DVD

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Creature From the Black Lagoon (1954)

Notable Names:

Richard Carlson, Julie Adams, Richard Denning, Antonio Moreno, Nestor Paiva

Synopsis:

Perfectly blending Universal’s classic monster heritage with the science-fiction explosion of the 1950s, Creature from the Black Lagoon tells the mythical story of a dangerous half-human, half-fish creature lurking in the depths of the Amazon. After discovering a unique prehistoric claw fossil on an expedition deep in the jungle, scientists investigate its origins which lead them directly to a mysterious creature. Led by ichthyologist David Reed (Richard Carlson), the men try to capture the monster who has become obsessed with David’s assistant, Kay (Julia Adams). Originally released in 3D, this thrilling adventure inspired sequels, TV series and more that continue to strengthen the monster’s legacy to this day.

Specials Features:

Digital Copy of Creature FromThe Black Lagoon (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (3D Version)
Back to the Black Lagoon
Production Photographs
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
Trailer Gallery
100 Years of Universal: The Lot
My Scenes

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DVD

Blu-ray


Devil’s Mile (2014)

Notable Names:

David Hayter, Maria del Mar, Casey Hudecki

Synopsis:

A gang of psychotic convicts take a dangerous and ill-advised detour after brutally kidnapping two young girls. As the captors speed away, events quickly turn out to be much more dangerous and gruesome than they had planned for. While driving down a long and dark stretch of deserted highway, the car becomes surrounded by mysterious sinister spirits, forcing the captors and young girls to work together in hopes of surviving the deadly evil force.

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DVD


Dracula (1931)

Notable Names:

Bela Lugosi, David Manners, Edward Van Sloan, Helen Chandler, Dwight Frye

Synopsis:

The original Dracula, starring Bela Lugosi, launched the Hollywood horror genre and defined the iconic look and frightening character of the famed vampire. Towering ominously among the shadows of the Carpathian Mountains, Castle Dracula strikes fear in the hearts of the Transylvanian villagers below. After a naive real estate agent succumbs to the will of Count Dracula, the two head to London where the vampire sleeps in his coffin by day and searches for potential victims by night. The inspiration for hundreds of subsequent remakes and adaptations, this classic film directed by Tod Browning is the signature adaptation of Bram Stoker’s story with its eerie passion, shadowy atmosphere and thrilling cinematography.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – Dracula (1931):

Digital Copy of Dracula (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes Ultraviolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
The Road to Dracula
Lugosi: The Dark Prince
Dracula: The Restoration
Monster Tracks
Dracula Archives
Alternate Score by Philip Glass – Performed by the Kronos Quartet
Feature Commentary with Film Historian David J. Skal
Feature Commentary with Steve Haberman, Screenwriter of Dracula: Dead and Loving It
Trailer Gallery
My Scenes

Disc 1 – Dracula (1931) – Spanish Version:

Introduction by Lupita Tovar Kohner

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DVD

Blu-ray


Dracula (1979)

Notable Names:

Frank Langella, Laurence Olivier, Kate Nelligan, Donald Pleasence, Trevor Eve

Synopsis:

Throughout history, Dracula has filled men’s hearts with fear – and the hearts of women with desire. In this stylish production of Bram Stoker’s classic tale, Frank Langella gives an electrifying performance as the bloodthirsty Count Dracula in search for his ultimate bride. Meanwhile, the renowned and relentless vampire hunter, Van Helsing (Laurence Olivier), seeks to end the Dark Prince’s reign of terror over the citizens of Transylvania. Featuring a mesmerizing cast, fine direction and a superbly atmospheric musical score, Dracula is an unforgettable adaptation of one of the most enduring horror legends of all time.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of Dracula (1979) (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
The Revamping of Dracula
Feature Commentary with Director John Badham
Universal Classic Monsters Trailer
Dracula TV Series Trailer

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Blu-ray


Dracula The Impaler (2014)

Notable Names:

Diana Busuioc, Teo Celigo, Christian Gehring, Christina Collard, Marcienne Dwyer

Synopsis:

Just over 500 years ago, Vlad the Impaler (Gregory Lee Kenyon) returns to his castle to find it over-run by Turks. He sells his soul to the Devil to save his wife and defeat the Turks, turning him to a monstrous demon. His Victory is short-lived, however, as his wife is revived just in time to see him dragged to Hell.

In the Hollywood Hills, a party marks the end of seven friend’s high school careers. Dominic (Teo Celigo) seals his love for his anxious girlfriend, Chelsea (Marcienne Dwyer). Adam (Christian Gehring) reveals to everyone that he has been having increasingly potent dreams that seem to beckon him to a castle in Romania. His friends are shocked to find that he has booked the castle for a week to kick off their graduation Euro-trip. After arriving at the Castle, they find that they will not be the only residents. The groundskeeper, Veronica (Diana Busuioc), opens the castle gates and shows them to their rooms. She proves to be more than she seems as she leads the kids through a bloody ritual to release Vlad from Hell.

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DVD


Eternal Damn Nation (2014)

Notable Names:

Alan Del Tufo, Jade Elysan, Carson Dougherty, Wyatt Kuether, Megan Lavner

Synopsis:

A mysterious man, Rian, arrives in a small town where a series of grisly, ritualistic murders have recently occurred. After saving the life of a young woman, Eileen, he informs her that she is being targeted by supernatural creatures — the same creatures that have committed the recent rash of murders — and he’s come to protect her. Eileen doesn’t understand nor does she trust him. But as strange events unfold all around her, Eileen learns that not only is her life at risk, but the fate of the entire planet lies in the balance.

Purchase:

DVD


Firestarter (1984)

Notable Names:

Drew Barrymore, George C. Scott, David Keith, Martin Sheen, Art Carney

Synopsis:

Firestarter, the unforgettable best-seller by esteemed horror author Stephen King, chronicles the extraordinary life of Charlene “Charlie” McGee. Eight-year-old Drew Barrymore stars as the child who has the amazing ability to start fires with just a glance. Can her psychic power and the love of her father save her from the threatening government agency, “The Shop,” that wants her destroyed? Filled with blazing special effects and featuring an all-star cast including Martin Sheen and Heather Locklear, Art Carney, Louise Fletcher and George C. Scott, Firestarter is a must-own film for any fan of the supernatural.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of Frankenstein (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)

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DVD

Blu-ray


Frankenstein (1931)

Notable Names:

Boris Karloff, Colin Clive, John Boles, Mae Clarke, Edward Van Sloan

Synopsis:

An unforgettable masterpiece, the original Frankenstein stars Boris Karloff as the screen’s most tragic and iconic monster in what many consider to be the greatest horror film ever made. Tampering with life and death, Henry Frankenstein (Colin Clive) pieces together salvaged body parts to bring a human monster to life. The mad scientist’s dreams are shattered by his creation’s violent rage as the monster awakens to a world in which he is unwelcome. Featuring groundbreaking makeup by Jack Pierce, director James Whale’s adaptation of Mary Shelley’s masterpiece novel blends themes of horror, isolation and compassion, and remains one of the most shocking movies of all time.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of Frankenstein (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster
Karloff: The Gentle Monster
Monster Tracks
Universal Horror
Frankenstein Archives
Boo!  A Short Film
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
Feature Commentary with Historian Sir Christopher Frayling
Trailer Gallery
100 Years of Universal: Restoring the Classics
My Scenes

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DVD

Blu-ray


Godzilla Vs. Megalon (1973)

Notable Names:

Katsuhiko Sasaki, Hiroyuki Kawase, Yutaka Hayash i, Robert Dunham, Kotaro Tomita

Synopsis:

The undersea kingdom of Seatroplis is threatened when Japan begins atomic testing near Tokyo. The angry Seatopians send their secret weapon, Megalon, to destroy Tokyo and eliminate the human race but Earth gets once last chance when the sleeping Godzilla is rudely awakened! It becomes a titanic tag-team of apocalyptic dimensions as Godzilla and robot superhero Jet Jaguar fight Megalon and Gigan in an all-out rubber suit rumble to determine Earth’s fate.

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Blu-ray


The Invisible Man (1933)

Notable Names:

Claude Rains, Gloria Stuart, William Harrigan, Dudley Digges, Una O’Connor

Synopsis:

The signature adaptation of H.G. Wells’ The Invisible Man stars Claude Rains as a mysterious scientist who discovers a serum that makes him invisible. Covered by bandages and dark glasses, the scientist arrives at a small English village and attempts to hide his amazing discovery. He soon realizes, however, that the same drug which renders him invisible is slowly driving him insane and capable of committing unspeakable acts of terror. Directed by James Whale, the horror classic features groundbreaking special effects by John P. Fulton that inspired many of the techniques that are still used today.

Special Features:

Now You See Him: The Invisible Man Revealed
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
Production Photographs
Production Notes
Cast and Filmmakers
Recommendations

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DVD

Blu-ray


The Mummy (1932)

Notable Names:

Boris Karloff, David Manners, Zita Johann, Edward Van Sloan, Arthur Byron

Synopsis:

The Mummy features horror icon Boris Karloff in a legendary performance as the Egyptian, Imhotep, who is accidentally revived by a team of archaeologists after 3,700 years. It is revealed in a flashback that he was a high priest, embalmed alive for trying to revive the vestal virgin whom he loved, after she had been sacrificed. Alive again, he sets out on an obsessive – and deadly – quest to find his lost love. Featuring groundbreaking makeup by Jack Pierce and artful direction by Karl Freud to achieve a mysterious atmosphere, this terrifying classic inspired countless sequels, spoofs and spin-offs that continue to fuel the legacy of the monster to this day.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of The Mummy (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed
He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce
Unraveling The Legacy of The Mummy
The Mummy Archives
Feature Commentary with Rick Baker, Scott Essman, Steve Haberman, Bob Burns and Brent Armstrong
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Paul M. Jensen
Trailer Gallery
100 Years of Universal: The Carl Laemmle Era
My Scenes

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DVD

Blu-ray


The People Under the Stairs (1991)

Notable Names:

Brandon Adams, Everett McGill, Wendy Robie, A.J. Langer, Ving Rhames

Synopsis:

In every neighborhood, there is one house that adults whisper about and children cross the street to avoid. Now, Director Wes Craven (A Nightmare on Elm Street) takes you inside The People Under the Stairs. Trapped within a fortified home owned by a mysterious couple, a young boy is suddenly thrust into a nightmare he can’t escape. The boy quickly learns the true nature of the house’s homicidal inhabitants and the secret creatures hidden under the stairs. You never know what horrors will be revealed in this film that the San Francisco Chronicle calls, “Wes Craven’s most satisfying movie.”

Special Features:

Digital Copy of Frankenstein (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)

Purchase:

Blu-ray


Phantom of the Opera (1943)

Notable Names:

Nelson Eddy, Claude Rains, Susanna Foster, Edgar Barrier

Synopsis:

One of the most popular stories of all time, Gaston Leroux’s Phantom of the Opera is the legendary horror tale starring Claude Rains as the masked phantom of the Paris Opera House. Following a tragic accident that leaves him disfigured, crazed composer Erique Claudin transforms into a masked phantom who schemes to make beautiful young soprano Christine Dubois (Susanna Foster) the star of the opera and wreak revenge on those who stole his music. A heroic baritone (Nelson Eddy) tries to win the affections of Christine as he tracks down the disfigured “monster” who has begun murdering those who resist his mad demands. Inspired by the original 1925 silent version, this lavish Technicolor production remains one of the most unforgettable adaptations ever to be filmed.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of Phantom of the Opera (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
The Opera Ghost: A Phantom Unmasked
Production Photographs
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Scott MacQueen
Theatrical Trailer
100 Years of Universal: The Lot
My Scenes

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DVD

Blu-ray


The Return (2006)

Notable Names:

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Sam Shepard, Peter O’Brien, Adam Scott, Kate Beahan

Synopsis:

Sarah Michelle Gellar (The Grudge) stars in The Return, a shocking, supernatural thriller where nightmares transcend reality. Joanna Mills (Gellar) is haunted by increasingly terrifying visions of a brutal murder that occurred 15 years ago, of a woman she’s never met. With her personal life spiraling out-of-control, she follows the relentless nightmares to an eerie small town in Texas. There, Joann will discover that some secrets can’t be buried and the horrific murder she is trying to solve may just be her own.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of The Return (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Making of The Return
Deleted Scenes
Alternate Ending

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Blu-ray


The Watcher (2000)

Notable Names:

James Spader, Marisa Tomei, Keanu Reeves, Ernie Hudson, Chris Ellis

Synopsis:

Starring Keanu Reeves, James Spader and Marissa Tomei, The Watcher is an action-packed thriller of hunter and prey. After years of pursuing psychotic killers in Los Angeles, FBI agent Joel Campbell (Spader) wants out. Now his nemesis, serial killer David Allen Griffin (Reeves), has tracked him all the way to Chicago, just to torment him. Before each murder, Griffin sends Campbell a photograph of his intended victim and dares him to find her before he strikes again. This game of cat and mouse will have you gasping for breath from its first victim to its explosive finale!

Special Features:

Digital Copy of The Watcher (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Theatrical Trailer

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Blu-ray


White Noise (2005)

Notable Names:

Michael Keaton, Deborah Kara Unger, Chandra West, Ian McNeice, Sarah Strange

Synopsis:

One of the most disturbing thrillers you will ever see, White Noise explores the unsettling possibility that the dead can contact us… All we have to do is listen. When architect Jonathan Rivers (Michael Keaton) loses his wife in a tragic accident, he turns to the shadowy, unnerving world of Electronic Voice Phenomenon –communication from beyond the grave. As he begins to penetrate the mysteries of EVP, Jonathan makes a shocking discovery: once a portal to the other world is opened, there’s no telling what will come through it.

Special Features:

Digital Copy of White Noise (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
Making Contact: E.V.P. Experts
Recording the Afterlife at Home
Hearing is Believing: Actual E.V.P. Sessions
Deleted Scenes
Feature Commentary with Director Geoffrey Sax and Michael Keaton

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Blu-ray


The Wolf Man (1941)

Notable Names:

Jr. Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Claude Rains, Warren William, Ralph Bellamy

Synopsis:

“Even a man who is pure in heart and says his prayers by night may become a wolf when the wolfbane blooms and the autumn moon is bright”. In 1941, The Wolf Man introduced the world to a new Universal movie monster and the mythology of the werewolf was redefined forever. Featuring a heartbreaking performance by Lon Chaney Jr. and groundbreaking make-up by Jack Pierce, this story of a cursed man who transforms into a deadly werewolf when the moon is full has not only become a masterpiece of the horror genre, but of all time.

Special Features:

Monster by Moonlight
Feature Commentary with Tom Weaver
The Wolf Man Archives
Production Notes
Cast and Filmmakers
Theatrical Trailer

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DVD

Blu-ray



Collections:

4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Aliens

Notable Names:

Kurt Russell, Roddy Piper, Christopher Reeve, Jamie Lee Curtis, Wilford Brimley

Movies:

The Thing, They Live, Village of the Damned, Virus

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Creatures

Notable Names:

Nathan Fillion, Strother Martin, Kevin Bacon, Fred Ward, Elizabeth Banks

Movies:

Slither, Sssssss, Tremors,Tremors 2: Aftershocks

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Demons

Notable Names:

Chris Messina, Virginie Ledoyen, Josh Holloway, Logan Marshall-Green, Lou Doillon

Movies:

Devil, Long Time Dead, House of Voices, Whisper

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Psychos

Notable Names:

Anthony Perkins, Bud Cort, Meg Tilly, Diana Scarwid, Henry Thomas

Movies:

Psycho II, Psycho III, Psycho IV: The Beginning, Bates Motel

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Supernatural

Notable Names:

Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Keaton, Kate Hudson, Kevin Costner, Sam Shepard

Movies:

The Return, White Noise, The Skeleton Key, Dragonfly

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Thrillers

Notable Names:

Sophia Bush, Timothy Olyphant, Bradley Cooper, David Caruso, Sean Bean

Movies:

The Hitcher, A Perfect Getaway, My Little Eye, Session 9

Purchase:

DVD


4 Movie Midnight Marathon Pack: Zombies

Notable Names:

Simon Baker, Sarah Polley, Bill Pullman, Donald Pleasence, John Leguizamo

Movies:

George A. Romero’s Land of the Dead, Dawn of the Dead, The Serpent and the Rainbow, Prince of Darkness

Purchase:

DVD


Creature from the Black Lagoon Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Richard Carlson, John Agar, Jeff Morrow, Julie Adams, Lori Nelson

Synopsis:

The original Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The Creature from the Black Lagoon: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 3 films from the original legacy including the gripping classic and the sequels that followed. These landmark motion pictures perfectly blended Universal’s classic monster heritage with the science-fiction explosion of the 1950s and continue to inspire remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Creature from the Black Lagoon to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – Creature From the Black Lagoon:

Back To The Black Lagoon
Production Photographs
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – Revenge of the Creature:

Feature Commentary with Actress Lori Nelson and Film Historians Tom Weaver and Bob Burns
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – The Creature Walks Among Us:

Feature Commentary with Film Historians Tom Weaver and Bob Burns
Theatrical Trailer

Purchase:

DVD


Dracula Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Bela Lugosi, Otto Kruger, Jr. Lon Chaney, Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott

Synopsis:

The original Dracula is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. Dracula: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 6 films from the original legacy including the frightening classic starring Bela Lugosi and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the famed vampire and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of Dracula to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – Dracula (1931):

The Road to Dracula
Lugosi: The Dark Prince
Dracula Archives
Theatrical Trailer
Alternate Score by Phillip Glass Performed by the Kronos Quartet
Feature Commentary with Film Historian David J. Skal
Feature Commentary with Steve Haberman, Screenwriter of Dracula: Dead and Loving It

Disc 2 – Dracula’s Daughter:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – Son of Dracula:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – House of Frankenstein:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – House of Dracula:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein:

Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Gregory W. Mank
Production Photographs
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 4 – Dracula (1931) – Spanish Version:

Introduction to the Spanish Version by Lupita Tovar Kohner
Universal Horror

Purchase:

DVD


Frankenstein Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Boris Karloff, Basil Rathbone, Jr. Lon Chaney, Bela Lugosi, Bud Abbott

Synopsis:

The original Frankenstein is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 8 films from the original legacy including the tragic classic starring Boris Karloff and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of Henry Frankenstein’s Monster and his Bride, and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of Frankenstein to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – Frankenstein:

The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster
Karloff: The Gentle Monster
Frankenstein Archives
Boo! A Short Film
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer
Feature Commentary with Historian Sir Christopher Frayling
Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 2 – The Bride of Frankenstein:

She’s Alive! Creating The Bride of Frankenstein
The Bride of Frankenstein Archives
Feature Commentary with Scott MacQueen
Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 2 – Son of Frankenstein 

Disc 3 – The Ghost of Frankenstein:

Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 3 – Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man:

Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 3 – House of Frankenstein:

Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 4 – House of Dracula:

Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 4 – Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein:

Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Gregory W. Mank
Production Photographs
Theatrical Trailer

Purchase:

DVD


Hammer Horror Series 8-Film Collection

Notable Names:

Peter Cushing, Clifford Evans, Herbert Lom, Janette Scott, David Knight

Movies:

Brides Of Dracula, The Curse Of The Werewolf, Phantom Of The Opera, Paranoiac, The Kiss Of The Vampire, Nightmare, Night Creatures, The Evil Of Frankenstein

Purchase:

DVD


The Invisible Man Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Claude Rains, Vincent Price, Virginia Bruce, Ilona Massey, Jon Hall

Synopsis:

The original Invisible Man is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The Invisible Man: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 6 films from the original legacy including the chilling classic starring Claude Raines and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures featured groundbreaking special effects and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Invisible Man to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – The Invisible Man:

Now You See Him: The Invisble Man Revealed
Production Photographs
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Rudy Behlmer 

Disc 2 – The Invisible Man Returns 

Disc 2 – The Invisible Woman 

Disc 2 – Invisible Agent:

Theatrical Trailer 

Disc 2 – The Invisible Man’s Revenge 

Disc 3 – Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man:

Theatrical Trailer

Purchase:

DVD


The Mummy Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Boris Karloff, Dick Foran, Jr. Lon Chaney, Bud Abbott, David Manners

Synopsis:

The original Mummy is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The Mummy: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 6 films from the original legacy including the terrifying classic starring Boris Karloff and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the ancient Egyptian monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Mummy to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – The Mummy (1932):

Mummy Dearest: A Horror Tradition Unearthed
He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce
Unraveling The Legacy Of The Mummy
The Mummy Archives
Feature Commentary By Rick Baker, Scott Essman, Steve Haberman, Bob Burns, And Brent Armstrong [On/Off]
Feature Commentary By Film Historian Paul M. Jensen.
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – The Mummy’s Hand:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – The Mummy’s Tomb:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – The Mummy’s Ghost:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – The Mummy’s Curse:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy:

Theatrical Trailer

Purchase:

DVD


Universal Classic Monsters The Complete 30-Film Collection

Notable Names:

Various

Synopsis:

From the era of silent movies through present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection showcases all of the original films featuring the most iconic monsters in motion picture history including Dracula, Frankenstein, The Mummy, The Invisible Man, The Bride of Frankenstein, The Wolf Man, Phantom of the Opera and Creature from the Black Lagoon. Starring some of the most legendary actors including Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr., Claude Rains and Elsa Lanchester in the roles that they made famous, these films set the standard for a new horror genre with revolutionary makeup, mood-altering cinematography and groundbreaking special effects. Featuring hours of revealing bonus features, these landmark movies defined the horror genre and are still regarded as some of the most unforgettable characters ever to be filmed.

Special Features:

A collection of all 30 Universal Classic Monster films from 1931 – 1956 with a 48-Page collectible Book and hours of bonus features including Behind the Scenes Documentaries, the 1931 Spanish Version of Dracula, Featurettes of Boris Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce, 13 Expert Feature Commentaries, Archival Footage, Production Photographs, Theatrical Trailers and much more!

Dracula (1931)
Frankenstein (1931)
The Mummy (1932)
The Invisible Man (1933)
The Bride of Frankenstein (1935)
Werewolf of London (1935)
Dracula’s Daughter (1936)
Son of Frankenstein (1939)
The Invisible Man Returns (1940)
The Invisible Woman (1940)
The Mummy’s Hand (1940)
The Wolf Man (1941)
The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942)
The Mummy’s Ghost (1942)
The Mummy’s Tomb (1942)
Invisible Agent (1942)
Phantom of the Opera (1943)
Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man (1943)
Son of Dracula (1943)
House of Frankenstein (1944)
The Mummy’s Curse (1944)
The Invisible Man’s Revenge (1944)
House of Dracula (1945)
She-Wolf of London (1946)
Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein (1948)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Invisible Man (1951)
Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954)
Abbott and Costello Meet the Mummy (1955)
Revenge of the Creature (1955)
The Creature Walks Among Us (1956)

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The Wolf Man Complete Legacy Collection

Notable Names:

Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Bud Abbott, Henry Hull

Synopsis:

The original Wolf Man is one of the silver screen’s most unforgettable characters and, along with the other Universal Classic Monsters, defined the Hollywood horror genre. The Wolf Man: Complete Legacy Collection includes all 7 films from the original legacy including the eerie classic starring Lon Chaney Jr. and the timeless films that followed. These landmark motion pictures defined the iconic look of the tragic monster and continue to inspire countless remakes and adaptations that strengthen the legend of the Wolf Man to this day.

Special Features:

Disc 1 – The Wolf Man:

Monster by Moonlight: An Original Documentary
The Wolf Man: From Ancient Curse to Modern Myth
Pure in Heart: the Life and Legacy of Lon Chaney, Jr.
He Who Made Monsters: The Life and Art of Jack Pierce
The Wolf Man Archives
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Tom Weaver
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – Frankenstein Meets the Wolf Man:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 2 – House of Frankenstein:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – House of Dracula:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 3 – Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein:

Abbott and Costello Meet the Monsters
Feature Commentary with Film Historian Gregory W. Mank
Production Photographs
Theatrical Trailer

Disc 4 – Werewolf of London:

Theatrical Trailer

Disc 4 – She-Wolf of London:

Theatrical Trailer

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