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From paranormal to slasher films, sci-fi, comedy, and romance, horror movies offer up a little something for all kinds of movie fans but there are a few classics that any horror enthusiast should have in their collection. Below, find a selection of treasured horror flicks such as Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Carrie, and Nightmare on Elm Street, to buy on Blu-ray, along with a couple movies that date back to Hollywoods Golden Age. Want more horror content? Shudder has a huge streaming library of scary movies youll enjoy. Plans start at just $4.75 a month after a free seven-day trial, and you can cancel anytime. For more movie recommendations check out a list of beloved sci-fi movies to add to your collection.

The ultimate box set for fans of Friday 13th, this robust collection includes all 11 of the previously released films in the slasher franchise. Youll also get two additional discs with packed bonus features, special interviews, film trailers, audio commentary with the cast and crew, and tons more.

Fans of Wes Craven will love this seven-movie collection of films that still spook audiences. The set includes all seven films beginning with 1984s A Nightmare on Elm Street, plus over three hours of special features including behind-the-scenes footage and commentary from Craven himself (as well as other members of the cast and crew). The set also has alternate endings, commentaries, featurettes, theatrical trailers, and two episodes from the TV series, Freddies Nightmares.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre has been terrifying audiences for decades. This 40th anniversary set released by Dark Sky Films features The Texas Chainsaw Massacre in an all-new 4K digital transfer and with a newly created 7.1 surround sound mix supervised by the films director, Tobe Hooper. The limited-edition packaging is inspired by the Black Maria semi-truck in the film, while the collection itself comes with a blood-spattered Leatherface apron, the official theatrical mini poster, and an exclusive bonus disc.

The 1976 adaptation of Stephen Kings epic horror novel is an iconic and gory horror movie that still holds up all these years later. The plot centers around Carrie White (Sissy Spacek), a student who endures bullying at school and abuse from her mother (Piper Laurie) at home. When strange occurrences start happening, Carrie begins to suspect that she has supernatural powers.

Vincent Price got into horror movies in the early 1950s, and despite appearing in other kinds of films, he established himself as a popular actor of the genre. This box set collection features six chilling Price movies: The Pit and the Pendulum, The Abominable Dr. Phibes, The Haunted Palace, The Fall of the House of Usher, The Masque of the Red Death, and Witchfinder General. The collection includes new and vintage bonus features focusing on the films, and Prices cinematic legacy.

Borish Karloff stars as the iconic green monster in this double feature Blu-ray set of Frankenstein and the The Bride of Frankenstein. The initial monster film was released in 1931 and became a commercial success and horror classic that spawned the 1935 sequel The Bride of Frankenstein.

This limited-edition collection includes a 4K restored scan of Hideo Natakas Ringu. The 1998 Japanese horror film that inspired The Ring, is about a reporter investigating the mysterious videotape that causes the death of whoever watches it. With the limited-edition collectors set youll get to see the film restored in HD, along with audio commentary and interviews with filmmakers, film historians, and critics, and more bonus features.

You dont have to wait until Halloween to revisit one of films most popular horror franchises. Spanning over two decades, this 11-movie collection features the first installment of Halloween released in 1978, along with all of the sequels and reboots, including Halloween H20: 20 Years Later, Halloween: Resurrection, and 2018s Halloween.

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