The shame of it all: Your favorite Horror films that you still don't have on DVD

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  1. dwatts

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    Oh God yes, I don't own the Exorcist either, and probably never will. I've seen it many times, of course, rentals, the cinema.... I just don't have an interest in it to own.
     
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    I doubt if I'll ever get THE EXORCIST either, at least not the version with the extra footage. I have no interest or desire to ever watch it. I don't care for the current trend towards revisionism of classic movies to justify theatrical re-releases.

    Don't own JAWS yet, but I figured there'd be a 30th anniversary release coming out soon, and my feeling proved correct.

    I more or less have all the essential releases in my collection. Everything else is second tier. I'm looking forward to ONE DARK NIGHT and the BLIND DEAD COLLECTION. The one movie that I'm really looking forward to getting my hands on which I don't believe has been released legitimately or even in the planning stages is THE BOY WHO CRIED WEREWOLF. I watched it a few years back on a bootleg tape hosted by the Son of Svengoolie and it was a lot of fun.
     
  3. speanroc

    speanroc I WANNA BAN

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    friday the 13th parts 2 through 10.... i 'm holdin my breathe for uncut versions to finally come out..............
     
  4. KR~!

    KR~! The Apocalyptic Kid

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    Thanks to this thread and some research, here are the best versions of these films:

    Night of the Living Dead (Millennium Edition)
    Dawn of the Dead (Ultimate Edition)

    Evil Dead (Special Edition) (full screen of course) (unless you want the top and bottom of the picture to be cut off then get the fake widescreen versions)
    Army of Darkness (NTSC Region 3 SE) The difference is pretty big, go here to see it for yourself: http://207.136.67.23/film/dvdcompare/army.htm

    Re-Animator (Millennium Edition)
     
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    WOW! big difference. I'll have to pick up this version.
     
  6. MrVess

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    Wasn't the question about one's favorite horrors whose DVD release one does not have (yet)? What, then, is the purpose of the "I don't have Film X on DVD, because I don't care about it at all" replies?
     
  7. Ash28M

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    You can get the Elite DVD if you don't want the amazing Book of the Dead packing. I wouldn't call the widescreen version "fake" when that's how it played in theaters and that's also the way Sam Rami wanted the Book of the Dead version to be seen. If anything if you want the full screen version I would just get the Book of the Dead DVD along with Elite or even the Original Anchor Bay DVD since the Book of the Dead verion already has all the features on the Elite disc.

    Usually when someone says they are Region Free they also mean they can Play PAL discs. Any $40 cyberhome from walmart can do both.

    They don't include the bookstick edition in that comparison. Do you know if the R3 is better then the that version?
     
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  8. KR~!

    KR~! The Apocalyptic Kid

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    Yes they did, look again:

    The Anchor Bay R1 Director's Cut version is available in the long OOP 2 disc LE, the Bootleg Edition, and the recently Boomstick Edition. The 2 disc LE and the Bootleg are identical. It is the same disc.


    No one reads anymore ;)
     
  9. Katatonia

    Katatonia Hellbound Heart

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    The R3 easily beats the boomstick edition in picture quality, no question. As KR~ stated, it's the same thing (different package) as the old AB 2 disc LE, with the added scenes are of sub-VHS quality which look like crap. The MGM R3 has the added scenes coming from a sharp film transfer, the colors are much richer, and the disc has a higher bit rate.
     
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    I have all my favorites, many in multiple versions
    see-want-have is my motto
     
  11. Stige

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    but I would love the WEREWOLF tv series on any format, and boy who cried werewolf would also be a blast
     
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    i still need to get the elm street box set. i dont know why i havent yet i just always seem to buy other things.
     
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    From Beyond
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  15. MartinD1

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    The Texas Chainsaw Massacre (waiting for a nice anamorphic print)
    Swamp Thing (OOP with open matte only in Region 1)
    Bride of Re-Animator (OOP Pionner)
    The Lost Boys (2-Disc SEt is EXPENSIVE, although I have it on Laserdisc)
    Puppet Master (OOP Box Set)
    Nekromantik (OOP at least from where I buy)
    Army of Darkness (REGION 3, because I have the AB editions and they look bad)
    CANNIBAL HOLOCAUST (waiting for the US SE from "Grindhouse Entertainment")
    CANNIBAL FEROX
    FEMALE VAMPIRE (I want the version with XXX inserts)
     
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    Myron Breck Boom Shanka

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    Kubrick's THE SHINING. I keep waiting for SEs of his stuff to hit but I doubt that they ever will. It sounds like he was pretty particular (who, Kubrick?!) concerning how his fims were released on home video.
     
  17. tobaccoman

    tobaccoman White, Proud, and Stupid

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    Yeah, I need a lot of Kubrick's films yet, all I have is Dr. Strangelove.

    Seriously though, there are way too many for me to name. It's just impossible to make that much money!
     
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    Myron Breck Boom Shanka

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    Oh, Tobaccoman, come on! You don't REALLY have to have the "money" for them!That's why credit cards were invented! Check out my collection. Do you think I ever made enough cash to pay for them? Hell no! I'll just be paying for them for the next 10 years or so, assuming I always keep paying much, much more than the minimum payments.

    Go on......do it.....you want to....
     
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    wago70 Surviving on nostalgia

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    Without Warning - 1980, Just Before Dawn, Curtains, Funeral Home, Final Exam, Alligator (Region 1 or ALL, NTSC), TV movies: The Spell, Initiation of Sarah, This House Possessed, Midnight Offerings, Massacre at Central High (restored, remastered NTSC), Scared to Death (a REAL DVD, remastered, extras, ect.).
     

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