Classic Horror Cinema and TV  DVD essentials

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The Amicus Box Set - Limited Edition [1965] [DVD]
1.  The Amicus Box Set - Limited Edition [1965] [DVD] DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "Great start - not the best packaging, but fantastic extras and some top-notch titles - Saves me listing them separately as Dr Terror, The House that dripped blood and asylum would all make the top 6"
Used & New from: £49.95
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews)

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Tales From the Crypt & Vault of Horror [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
2.  Tales From the Crypt & Vault of Horror [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Joan Collins
The list author says:
  "Tales From The Crypt is a great film, but the Vault of Horror is unnecessarily censored here (see below). No notable extras"
Used & New from: £17.74
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (19 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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Vault Of Horror [DVD]
3.  Vault Of Horror [DVD] DVD ~ Terry-Thomas
The list author says:
  "One of the greats. This DVD, although offering no extras of note, is fully uncut (unlike other versions), although a better transfer would be welcomed"
Used & New from: £17.48
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (33 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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From Beyond The Grave [DVD] [1973]
4.  From Beyond The Grave [DVD] [1973] DVD ~ Wendy Allnutt
The list author says:
  "Very enjoyable - For my money the 2nd segment with Donald Pleasance, Diana Dors and Ian Bannen is the best segment from any of the Amicus films. Lack of extras."
£36.08   Used & New from: £18.73
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (41 customer reviews)

Hammer House Of Horror - Complete Collection [DVD] [1980]
5.  Hammer House Of Horror - Complete Collection [DVD] [1980] DVD ~ Peter Cushing
The list author says:
  "Great stuff - thoroughly entertaining - particularly the first 3 stories."
£9.40   Used & New from: £8.37
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (115 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Twilight Zone: Complete Collection [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
6.  Twilight Zone: Complete Collection [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Burgess Meredith
The list author says:
  "True classics - the original B&W twilight zone - some horror, some theatre and some sci-fi - but uniformly fantastic"
Used & New from: £171.79
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (11 customer reviews) | 2 customer discussions

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Death Line [DVD]
7.  Death Line [DVD] DVD ~ Donald Pleasence
The list author says:
  "Entertaining, tastefully bloody, an almost comic turn from Pleasance and a great opening soundtrack"
£6.30   Used & New from: £6.25
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (24 customer reviews)

The Ultimate Hammer Collection [DVD]
8.  The Ultimate Hammer Collection [DVD] DVD ~ Christopher Lee
The list author says:
  "Good selection of some lesser-known hammer titles at a bargain price."
£59.95   Used & New from: £42.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews) | 8 customer discussions

Tingler [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
9.  Tingler [DVD] [1959] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Vincent Price
The list author says:
  "An enjoyable early Vincent price romp - a true classic with a few gimmicks thrown in"
£6.36   Used & New from: £2.68
4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (13 customer reviews)

The Haunting [DVD] [1963]
10.  The Haunting [DVD] [1963] DVD ~ Julie Harris
The list author says:
  "Old, but genuinely scary and fun...paved the way"
£24.99   Used & New from: £10.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)

The Tigon Collection [DVD]
11.  The Tigon Collection [DVD] DVD ~ George Sanders
The list author says:
  "Enjoyable collection with great extras - but should have included 'the sorcerors'"
Used & New from: £39.95
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

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Torture Garden [DVD] [2005]
12.  Torture Garden [DVD] [2005] DVD ~ Jack Palance
The list author says:
  "Looks more dated than the other Amicus Portmanteaus - justfiably as it is the 2nd oldest, but still highly enjoyable - if a little corny in places!"
£18.99   Used & New from: £7.95
3.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (14 customer reviews)

The Car [DVD]
13.  The Car [DVD] DVD ~ James Brolin
The list author says:
  "Not generally well regarded, but i love it - Will you ever blast that horn again?!"
£4.95   Used & New from: £2.99
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (72 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

Race With the Devil [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC]
14.  Race With the Devil [DVD] [Region 1] [US Import] [NTSC] DVD ~ Peter Fonda
The list author says:
  "Great film with a formula that has been much-copied since."
£64.95   Used & New from: £7.99
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

Tales Of The Unexpected - The Complete First Series [DVD]
15.  Tales Of The Unexpected - The Complete First Series [DVD] DVD ~ Pamela Stephenson
The list author says:
  "Highly enjoyable anthology series"
£19.58   Used & New from: £14.00
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (20 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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hammer 0 15 days ago
are there any english subtitles? 0 30 Oct 2014
Incomplete List of Films 0 27 Aug 2014
Cut/Censored? 1 17 Jun 2013
Where are the PDF files 4 8 Feb 2013
Blue ray Ultimative Hammer collection 0 25 Jan 2013
childhood memories - 1970s or 80s TV horror scifi episode (British) 5 1 Sep 2012
what lable ? 0 8 May 2012
Advice please 4 17 Nov 2010
The Ultimate Hammer Collection 2 15 Apr 2010
Subtitles ? / Sous-Titres ? 0 28 Mar 2010
When will this be released in Region 2 format? 0 18 Mar 2009
 
   

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