Get your wallets ready! The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection is heading to Blu-ray this summer! The film sets, previously released on DVD and organized by monster, are now available together in high definition. This 24 disc set looks awesome, and it’s loaded with special features. I hope you’ve got appoximately 2,764 minutes to spare.
Read on for all the details!
The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection Blu-ray Set Details
From the era of silent movies through the present day, Universal Pictures has been regarded as the home of the monsters. The Universal Classic Monsters: Complete 30-Film Collection showcases all the original films featuring 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 Include:
- 48 Page Collectible Book
- Behind the Scenes Documentaries
- The 1931 Spanish Version of Dracula
- Bela Lugosi, Boris Karloff, Lon Chaney Jr. and Jack Pierce Featurettes
- 13 Expert Feature Commentaries
- Archival Footage
- Production Photographs
- English Subtitles + Subtitles in 6 Other Languages
- Theatrical Trailers and Much More!
Check out this killer list of classic films!
What an amazing collection! I started collecting the DVD sets, but never finished. What can I do? I’m going to have to break down and snag this set, too. I ain’t even mad! It is available to pre-order over at Amazon. The set retails for about $150. It ships August 28, 2018.
What do you think? Is this collection amazing, or what? Will you snag a copy? Who’s your favorite Universal Classic Monster? Tell us in the comments!