Horror Horizon – Horror Releases for September 13, 2016

Horror releases for September 13 on Blu-Ray and DVD. Click the title to go to the Amazon listing; buy to support this site!

The Conjuring 2


“The supernatural thriller brings to the screen another real case from the files of renowned demonologists Ed and Lorraine Warren. Reprising their roles, Oscar nominee Vera Farmiga and Patrick Wilson star as Lorraine and Ed Warren, who, in one of their most terrifying paranormal investigations, travel to north London to help a single mother raising four children alone in a house plagued by malicious spirits.”

Godzilla 1984/Return of Godzilla


“Thirty years after the original monster’s rampage, a new Godzilla emerges and attacks Japan.”

Aliens 30th Anniversary


“The moon from Alien (1979) has been colonized, but contact is lost. This time, the rescue team has impressive firepower, but will it be enough?”

Frankenstein: Complete Legacy Collection


“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.”

Hammer Horror 8-Film Collection


“The chilling movies produced by the Hammer Films studio have been scaring audiences worldwide for decades with their use of ominous and supernatural elements which foretold the coming of doom. Relive the chilling fear with some of their best classic stories in the Hammer Horror 8-Film Collection showcasing monsters that helped shape the modern day characters we love to be frightened by today. Featuring Brides of Dracula, The Curse of the Werewolf, The Phantom of the Opera, The Kiss of the Vampire, Paranoiac, Nightmare, Night Creatures and The Evil of Dr. Frankenstein, it’s absolutely a must have for the house of Hammer horror collector!”

The Wolf Man: Complete Legacy Collection


“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.”

Raising Cain


“When Jenny cheated on her husband, he didn’t just leave…he split.
From master of terror Brian De Palma comes this stylish psychological thriller that will keep you on the edge of your seat until the final frame.
Carter Nix (Lithgow) is a respected psychologist, loving husband and devoted father who decides to take a year off to help raise his daughter. Carter’s wife Jenny is pleased to have her attentive husband home: at first.
When Carter shows obsessive behavior toward their daughter, Jenny becomes concerned, and to complicate matters, Jenny’s old flame re-enters her life. But nothing can prepare her for the emergence of Carter’s multiple personalities, and a fiendish plot to recreate the infamous experiments of his deranged father.”

Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn


“Experience the future in 3-D!

Metalstorm: The Destruction of Jared-Syn is the science fiction battle of the ages with giant Cyclopes and intergalactic magician in this futuristic adventure set on the desert planet of Lemuria. A miner and his daughter Dhyana (Kelly Preston, Death Sentence, Christine) fall prey to the evil dictator Jared-Syn’s reign of terror. Dogen (Jeffrey Byron, The Dungeonmaster) the brave peacekeeping ranger, must save Dhyana and the rest of her planet from the of Jared-Syn (Mike Preston, The Road Warrior), his son, Baal (R. David Smith), and the hideous Cyclopean warlord, Hurok (Richard Moll). If Dogen does not find Dhyana in time, she will be sacrificed to Jared-Syn’s strange life-giving crystal. Take a space-age journey into the farthest reaches of the imagination with dazzling special effects and a story that will excite fantasy fans of all ages.
This Sci-Fi action film was directed by Empire Pictures founder Charles Band (Parasite, Trancers) and also features his Trancers star Tim Thomerson (Near Dark, Fade to Black).”

The Monster of Piedras Blancas


“For a town photographed in black & white, Piedras Blancas is teeming with colorful characters. There s Sturges (John Harmon, Monsieur Verdoux), the lighthouse keeper who makes it a ritual to leave food out near a secluded beach cave for, well, something; Lucy (Jeanne Carmen, Born Reckless), Sturges’ zaftig daughter, a free thinker who clearly doesn t pay attention to daddy’s warnings about skinny dipping near the cave; Lucy s boyfriend Fred (Don Sullivan, The Giant Gila Monster), a young man more than willing to keep an eye on Lucy; and the dedicated man of science Dr. Sam Jorgensen (Les Tremayne, The Fortune Cookie) who s out to solve the mysterious murders. It will become painfully obvious to Sturges (and the unfortunate inhabitants of Piedras Blancas): never miss a feeding! The Monster of Piedras Blancas, directed by Irvin Berwick (Malibu High), co-stars Forrest Lewis (All That Heaven Allows), Frank Arvidson (The 7th Commandment) and Wayne Berwick (The Naked Monster) and is photographed by Philip Lathrop, two-time Academy Award nominee for Best Cinematography (The Americanization of Emily, Earthquake).”

The Horrible Dr. Hichcock


“From director Robert Hampton, (Lust Of The Vampire) comes The Horrible Dr. Hichcock (L orrible segreto del Dr. Hichcock), the twisted and terrifying tale of Dr. Bernard Hichcock (Robert Flemyng, The Quiller Memorandum) whose secret desires and perverse passions lead to the death of his wife, Margaret (Teresa Fitzgerald, Class of Iron).

Remarrying years later, the doctor s new bride Cynthia (Barbara Steele, Pit and the Pendulum) is unaware that her husband intends to use her blood to reanimate the corpse of his dearly departed Margaret.”



“American mystery author Peter Neal (Anthony Franciosa) comes to Italy to promote his newest novel, TENEBRAE. Unfortunately, a razor-wielding serial killer is on the loose, taunting Neal and murdering those around him in gruesome fashion just like the character in his novel. As the mystery surrounding the killings spirals out of control, Neal investigates the crimes on his own, leading to a mind-bending, genre-twisting conclusion that will leave you breathless!

Featuring an amazing synth-music score from Claudio Simonetti, Fabio Pignatelli and Massimo Morante (formerly of Italian progressive-rock band, Goblin), this all-new TENEBRAE release was created from the original uncut camera negative. Also stars John Saxon (A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET), Daria Nicolodi (Dario Argento’s PHENOMENA) and John Steiner (CALIGULA).

Special Features:
All-new Synapse Films supervised color correction and restoration of a 1080p scan from the original camera negative, presented in the original aspect ratio of 1.85:1
Dual English and Italian language options with newly-translated English subtitle tracks for both
Audio commentary track featuring film critic and Argento scholar, Maitland McDonagh
Rare high-definition 1080p English sequence insert shots, playable within the film via Seamless Branching
Feature-length documentary, YELLOW FEVER: THE RISE AND FALL OF THE GIALLO by Rising Productions, chronicling the Giallo film genre from its beginnings as early 20th century crime fiction, to its later influences on the modern slasher film genre
Original UNSANE (U.S. version of TENEBRAE) end credits sequence
Alternate opening credits sequence
Theatrical trailers”

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Shaun the Sheep: Little Sheep of Horrors


“Timmy ventures into the Farmer’s house to watch a horror movie on TV. The Flock collaborate to fetch Timmy home, mystifying the Farmer.”

The Ring/The Ring Two


Collects both films.

Evil Dead 2


New Blu-Ray by Lionsgate.



“”A female homage to The Dirty Dozen, Mankillers features a rag tag group of bottom feeders murderers, thieves and other assorted miscreants who, unless they coalesce into a lean, mean fighting machine to stop a rogue agent and the drug cartel that employs him, have the option of a prison cell or the electric chair. It s wall-to-wall action and adventure in Mankillers.

Directed and written by David A. Prior (Deadly Prey, Killer Workout), Mankillers stars Edd Byrnes (TV s 77 Sunset Strip), Gail Fisher (TV s Mannix), Edy Williams (The Naked Kiss), Lynda Aldon (Doctor Detroit), William Zipp (Deadly Prey), Christine Lunde (The Masque of the Red Death) and Suzanne Tegmann (Death Chase).””

The Ultimate Paranormal Activity Collection


Collects six Paranormal Activity films.

The Munsters: The Complete Series


“Have a howlingly good time with the First Family of Fright in this collectible Complete Series that includes all 70 classic TV episodes and the two frighteningly funny feature-length movies. Reunite with the wonderfully weird Munster Clan: “working stiff” Herman, mom Lily, wacky Grandpa, the unusually normal Marilyn, and little Eddie. Plus, now see the episode “Family Portrait” in spookily spectacular full color for the first time ever. With so much Munster mayhem, your whole family is sure to have a scream!”

Odd Squad: Creature Encounters


“When it comes to dealing with bizarre situations, the agents of Odd Squad are ready for the challenge. Join agents Olive and Otto as they interrogate a mummy, a unicorn, and a robot that escaped from library books; work to find a powerful weapon that can defeat the Hydraclops; and go back in time to prevent dinosaurs from destroying headquarters. Olive and Otto work to save the day and set things right!”

Sorority Slaughterhouse


“A possessed killer clown doll invades a sorority. Bonus features include: Director’s commentary”



“In her quest for fame, drama student Stella gets caught in the grip of a mysterious and deadly stage school.

Stella longs to be an actress. When she is accepted to a private school in Berlin, her dream seems to come true. But there is something wrong with the “Matteusz Gdula-Institute”. In the seventies, the school´s founder, Matteusz Gdula, practiced a learning style that promised to let students shine by driving them to their mental limits. In the end his method was banned, as mysterious deaths occurred during his lessons and Gdula committed suicide.
At night, Stella hears eerie sounds in the corridors of the school. A fellow student disappears. Stella suspects that behind the closed door to the abandoned, forbidden wing of the school lurks a bloody secret.
A secret that kills the students…

First 3000 copies include: CD – Original Soundtrack, Collectible Blu-ray/DVD Slipcase and Sleeve, 24 Page Booklet.

Special Features:

Masters of Horror: The Complete First Season


“They are obsessed by the dark. They share an obsession for terror. 13 visionary directors present the first season of an anthology series that challenged the very limits of cable television. Zombies, slashers, creatures and more – each episode is presented uncut, uncensored and loaded in a 4-disc value-priced set. Feel the evil. Taste the dread. They are the Masters Of Horror, the foremost filmmakers of fright.”

The Neon Dead


“An unemployed recent college grad hires two freelance paranormal exterminators to combat a monster infestation in her new home. But their prodding into the new evil found in the home unleashes an ancient demon and his army of monsters, intent to possess any human they make contact with.”



“From the Director of PIG and BETTIE PAGE DARK ANGEL comes the erotic, surreal, controversial film SIN. Three episodes, staged in the 1920-1940s, where each story tells the duality of a female protagonist; the belly/frolic dancer (with Angelita Franco of Tinto Brass Kick the Cock), the sculpture model versus the nun (with Caroline Pierce), the legless aristocrat and the nurse (with Dahlia Dark).

Inspired by early 19th century vintage erotica and surrealistic filmmaking, Nico B’s exploration and discovery of the subliminal curse of destiny we call SIN. Super 8 silent film with a soundtrack by Claude Debussy. BD/DVD Combo Limited Edition features original Artwork and Booklet with Storyboards by artist Brian M. Viveros.

Special Features:

  • New HD Transfer (from original Super 8 film)
  • Nude Color Outtakes (HD)
  • SIN Teasers (HD)
  • Bonus: Super 8 short films by Nico B (HD)
  • Booklet with original storyboard drawings by Brian M. Viveros (2005)

All Hallows’ Eve/All Hallows’ Eve 2


“ALL HOLLOWS’ EVE-Beautiful, unsuspecting Sarah is looking forward to a quiet Halloween night at home with the two young teens she’s babysitting. Then, she discovers an unmarked old VHS videotape in one of the kid’s bags of candy. On the tape: a series of wildly outlandish tales of murder, torture and unearthly mayhem, all somehow linked to a diabolical clown-from-hell. As each tale ratchets up the terror, bizarre phenomena begin to occur in the house, as Sarah discovers that the grimacing, white-faced clown on the video may be saving his most horrific All Hallows’ Eve treat. just for her.

ALL HOLLOWS’ EVE 2-Alone on Halloween, a young woman finds a mysterious VHS tape on her doorstep-a tape that shows a series of gruesome and ghastly tales that appear to be all too real. But these terrifying glimpses of damned souls are not the only horrors that stalk her. A sinister, pumpkin-faced killer is using the videotape as a portal into our reality; and if he makes it through, this twisted trickster seeks only one “treat”: blood.”

Dark Exorcism


“A skeptical grad student and a renowned paranormal specialist investigate a potentially haunted home and the troubled woman inside whose affliction may be beyond the capacity of either of them. DVD BONUS FEATURE: Interview Featurette”

The Other Side


“A man searches for his wife and protects his daughter during the beginning of the zombie apocalypse. Bonus features include: Audio Commentary, Music Videos, Original Short Film, Cast Interviews”



“Subterranea follows a man with no name (known only as The Captive), who, after being contained his entire life within a darkened cell, never seeing the light of day or even another human being, is released into the world for the first time as an adult with nothing but the clothes on his back. With no more walls to contain him, he faces a brand new world and the unknown, full of unlimited and threatening horizons. He meets and interacts with other human beings for the first time on the outside. Some are there to help, while others may pose great danger. Aided by the people around him, The Captive discovers that he’s the cornerstone of an orchestrated social experiment, devised by the man who held him captive… the man he must now find, known only as The Provider. Setting off on a quest for the truth and revenge in an attempt to make meaning of his existence, his reality begins to close in all around him. In a world where everyone is a stranger and yet somehow connected to him, who can he trust? Who is in control? Who is inside? Who is The Captive. Bonus features include: Deleted Scenes, Theatrical Trailer, ‘Making of’ feature, and more!”

Deadly Intent


“After the tragic death of her soldier husband, Bryony tries to build a new life for herself and her young son, James. Struggling with her grief, she fails to notice that James has become secretive and withdrawn, spending hours alone in his room playing out death scenes with his toys. When an overflowing sink brings down the living room ceiling, Bryony is convinced that James is responsible despite his protests that he is not to blame. With their house half-flooded, Bryony bundles James into the car and drives to her parents’ house only to discover that her sister, Lisa, is house-sitting. The sisters are not close but, reluctantly, Lisa agrees to let them stay. Soon there are more unexplained incidents and when Lisa notices that strange things happen whenever James is upset she becomes convinced that he must have some form of psychic power. Bryony ridicules the idea but agrees that James is deeply disturbed. When she discovers that James has built a giant dream-catcher in his bedroom to protect himself from evil spirits Bryony finally realizes that the boy is terrified. He tells her that he believes he is being followed by an unseen presence and soon the two sisters are convinced that there really is something supernatural happening. Bryony confesses to Lisa that when her husband, Steve, last returned home from Afghanistan he had been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and had been possessive and violent. Eventually Bryony had become so frightened that she had run away and taken James with her. As the paranormal incidents become increasingly threatening, Bryony realizes that Steve’s spirit has returned to reclaim his son. Now she has to find a way to confront Steve as she knows that, if she cannot find a way to stop him, she and James will be separated for ever.”

The Purging Hour


“With the hopes of a new life for his family, Bruce Diaz left the harsh city for the serene and majestic mountains of California. The Diaz family’s first day in their new house would go down as one of the most violent 24 hours any family could ever imagine. With no serviceable evidence being retrieved and no witnesses to speak, the case was eventually dismissed. Several years later, the family’s personal home movie footage was released by anonymous source. Home Video tells the family’s story, through their eyes.”

Blumhouse 4-Movie Horror Collection


“Blumhouse 4-Movie Horror Collection includes The Veil, Mercy, Visions, and Mockingbird.”

Dark Revelations


“In this post-apocalyptic action/thriller, Demons plague the Earth after the Biblical Rapture. Jeremy (Cuyle Carvin) and Dana (Marlene McCohen) must make their way to a mysterious cabin deep into the wilderness in order to survive. The end of the world was just the beginning…”

Alien Hunger


“Aliens with a ravenous appetite for summertime campers descend upon a campground.”

Not Another Zombie Movie


“Franklin and Mike find themselves trapped in the undead-infested Cyrene City, where they must attempt to lead a group of unconventional survivors to safety. As they join forces with the likes of a pregnant woman, a moronic arms dealer, and a mentally challenged man, they will have to determine which is worse: relying on each other or succumbing to the zombie mayhem. While this uprising of zombies has overwhelmed the city, Mr. Roberts, the CEO of R2 Pharmaceuticals, has sent in a team of mercenaries known as the S.I.E.G.E into Cyrene City to recover the only known antidote for his own financial gain.”

Asian Ghost Story


“The spirit of a dead Chinese railway worker seeking revenge possesses the body of a lethal Ninja!”

Canada’s Most Haunted 3: Paranormal Terror in North America


“Paranormal terror comes in all shapes and sizes; including ghostly apparitions, disembodied voices and even extraterrestrial beings. The skies above Falcon Lake, Manitoba have been plagued for decades with sightings of flying objects, and unexplained streaks of light. A geologist saw a large glowing object descend and as he moved closer, he could see and hear strange beings. When the craft suddenly left, the man had large circular burn marks all over his chest. The Blue Ghost Tunnel running beneath the Weland Canal in St. Catherine’s, Ontario, was once the scene of a fatal train wreck. Visitors to this paranormal hot spot can witness misty spirits, unexplainable lights and a variety of spine tingling sounds. An innocent farmhand accused of murdering his lover’s husband was hanged at the Charlotte County Gaol. For one hundred years thereafter guards and inmates alike claimed to have heard his voice echoing through the cell blocks; proclaiming his innocence. Prepare for an exciting thrill ride to some of Canada’s most haunted locations.”

Bad Ass Babes


“If you think a woman can’t hold her own in the face of battle, guess again. These bad *** babes can slay dragons and slaughter armies. From Kung Fu masters, to post Apocalyptic mercenaries, these babes show no mercy to those who oppose them. Lady of Death When a top female ninja assassin is left for dead, she is forced to join forces with the mafia to exact her revenge as she fights her way through a hierchy of elite warriors to kill the ruthless ring leader that left her for dead. Female Warriors A band of renegade female warriors fight their way through the walls of the last city while combating mutated scavengers, and wasteland renegades to storm and conquer the last bastion of civilization.”

Pupper Master 4


“Toulon’s Puppets for once, are about to do something good. As the bad puppets turn good! The mini-menaces Blade, Tunneler and Pinhead, go toe-to-toe with their most menacing enemy yet–a team of terrifying, gremlin-like creatures known as Totems that are sent by the evil Egyptian demon Sutekh to recapture the magic stolen by Toulon. The demons target a young scientist, Rick who is now in possession of the Puppet Master secrets. As the creatures attempt to terminate his research and regain the secret of life, they leave a deadly path of destruction until the evil Totems finally find Toulon’s puppets in their way. However, Rick has a secret weapon on his side and the newest head-swapping puppet…Decapitron! Bonus features include: Trailers”

Puppet Master 5


“In the darkened Bodega Bay Inn, the greedy Dr. Jennings has come to pilfer Blade, Six Shooter, Jester, Pinhead, Torch, Tunneler, and Decapitron to discover the source of their animation. Hoping to get rich quick, he plans to sell their secrets as implements of war. Sutekh, the dark pharaoh from another dimension, has sent his own puppet, Totem, to continue his quest to kill Puppet Master Rick and steal the magic which animates the puppets. Caught between the two foes, the half pint heroes must revive Decapitron and preserve the magic formula which gives them life with the life of the Puppet Master hanging on a string! Bonus features include: Trailers”

Midnight Horror Collection V.3


“An occult masterpiece featuring the Devil, a cloak-and-dagger thriller set in Washington, D.C., a scary sci-fi epic about an alien infestation, and a mad-scientist’s unethical experiments highlight this classic Midnight Horror Collection. Starring Bela Lugosi, Jean Allison, Clayton Moore.”

Midnight Horror Collection V.4


“A four-film Midnight Horror Collection filled with stories of vicious stripper-killers at a bachelor party, terrifying werewolves hunting down one of their own, blood-thirsty vampires in an underground fight ring, and one crazy blood sucker who likes to play games.”

The Invoking/The Invoking 2


“INVOKING-After inheriting a house from the family she never knew, Samantha Harris (Trin Miller) and three friends head to rural Sader Ridge to inspect the property. Soon after arriving, Sam begins to experience horrific visions of savage brutality and unspeakable evil. Plagued by the sinister forces closing in around her, Sam descends into a waking nightmare when the demons from her past refuse to stay buried any longer.

INVOKING 2-Although hundreds of disturbing paranormal events occur every year, most of these chilling encounters go unreported. until now. Bear witness as hapless victims experience the unspeakable terror of confronting demonic forces, murderous poltergeists and other evil entities that are dead set on claiming their souls. Descend into an abyss of waking nightmares as these bloodthirsty, malevolent spirits seek to possess their prey and drag them-kicking and screaming-to hell.”

Big Box of Horror V.2


“Vampires, zombies, bats, lunatics, piranha, and flesh-eating plants populate this nine-film Big Box of Horror Collection with classic terror. These movies have a cult following all their own with stars including Jack Nicholson, Vincent Price, Agnes Moorehead and Bela Lugosi to bring on the thrills as they prey upon trusting souls in devious ways.”

Video Killer


“When Amy receives a haunted VHS tape containing weird films from a figure stalking her she realizes she is not alone and must find other victims who are being haunted in hopes of figuring out who is trying to kill them all.”


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