Ideal for a 40 film horror DVD box set that would cost about $60

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1.
Halloween (1978)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Fifteen years after murdering his sister on Halloween night 1963, Michael Myers escapes from a mental hospital and returns to the small town of Haddonfield to kill again. (91 mins.)
Director: John Carpenter
 
2.
Halloween II (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
While Sheriff Brackett and Dr. Loomis hunt for Michael Myers, a traumatized Laurie is rushed to hospital, and the serial killer is not far behind her. (92 mins.)
Director: Rick Rosenthal
 
3.
Halloween III: Season of the Witch (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
Kids all over America want Silver Shamrock masks for Halloween. Doctor Daniel Challis seeks to uncover a plot by Silver Shamrock owner Conal Cochran. (98 mins.)
 
4.
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
Ten years after his original massacre, the invalid Michael Myers awakens and returns to Haddonfield to kill his seven-year-old niece on Halloween. Can Dr. Loomis stop him? (88 mins.)
 
5.
Jigsaw (2002 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.6/10 X  
A group of art students working on their final project soon learn that putting a little of themselves into their work can be a bad thing. (78 mins.)
 
6.
Pumpkinhead (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
After a tragic accident, a man conjures up a towering, vengeful demon called Pumpkinhead to destroy a group of unsuspecting teenagers. (86 mins.)
Director: Stan Winston
 
7.
Friday the 13th (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A group of camp counselors are stalked and murdered by an unknown assailant while trying to reopen a summer camp which, years before, was the site of a child's drowning. (95 mins.)
 
8.
Friday the 13th Part 2 (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.1/10 X  
Mrs. Voorhees is dead, and Camp Crystal Lake is shut down, but a camp next to the infamous place is stalked by an unknown assailant. Is it Mrs. Voorhees' son Jason, who did not really drown in the lake some 30 years before? (87 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
9.
Friday the 13th Part III (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Having revived from his wound, Jason Voorhees takes refuge at a cabin near Crystal Lake. As a group of co-eds arrive for their vacation, Jason continues his killing spree. (95 mins.)
Director: Steve Miner
 
10.
Friday the 13th Part VIII: Jason Takes Manhattan (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  
A boat of graduating high school students bound for Manhattan pulls Jason Voorhees along for the ride. Look out, New York - here comes Hell in a hockey mask. (100 mins.)
Director: Rob Hedden
 
11.
Puppetmaster (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Psychics find themselves plotted against by a former colleague, who committed suicide after discovering animated, murderous puppets. (90 mins.)
 
12.
Puppet Master: Axis of Evil (2010 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.5/10 X  
During the Second World War, a young man, with the help of some animated puppets, must stop the Nazis who attacked his family and kidnapped his girlfriend. (83 mins.)
Director: David DeCoteau
 
13.
Puppet Master vs Demonic Toys (2004 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.0/10 X  
A group of toymakers seek to use Andre Toulon's formula, now in the hands of Toulon's great-nephew Robert, to give life to a line of killer toys that they plan to unleash on Christmas Eve. (88 mins.)
Director: Ted Nicolaou
 
14.
A Nightmare on Elm Street (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams. While the survivors are trying to find the reason for being chosen, the murderer won't lose any chance to kill them as soon as they fall asleep. (91 mins.)
Director: Wes Craven
 
15.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy's Revenge (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  
A teenage boy is haunted in his dreams by Freddy Krueger who is out to possess him in order to continue his murder spree in the real world. (87 mins.)
Director: Jack Sholder
 
16.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
Survivors of undead serial killer Freddy Krueger - who stalks his victims in their dreams - learn to take control of their own dreams in order to fight back. (96 mins.)
Director: Chuck Russell
 
17.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 4: The Dream Master (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.7/10 X  
Freddy Krueger returns once again to terrorize the dreams of the remaining Dream Warriors, as well as those of a young woman who may know the way to defeat him for good. (93 mins.)
Director: Renny Harlin
 
18.
The Shining (1980)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future. (146 mins.)
Director: Stanley Kubrick
 
19.
House on Haunted Hill (1959)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
A millionaire offers $10,000 to five people who agree to be locked in a large, spooky, rented house overnight with him and his wife. (75 mins.)
Director: William Castle
 
20.
Poltergeist (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
A family's home is haunted by a host of ghosts. (114 mins.)
Director: Tobe Hooper
 
21.
The Exorcist (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
When a teenage girl is possessed by a mysterious entity, her mother seeks the help of two priests to save her daughter. (122 mins.)
 
22.
Hellraiser (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
An unfaithful wife encounters the zombie of her dead lover; demons are pursuing him after he escaped their sadomasochistic underworld. (94 mins.)
Director: Clive Barker
 
23.
Hellbound: Hellraiser II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Kirsty is brought to an institution after the death of her family, where the occult-obsessive head resurrects Julia and unleashes the Cenobites once again. (97 mins.)
Director: Tony Randel
 
24.
The Horror Show (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Detective Lucas McCarthy finally apprehends "Meat Cleaver Max" and watches the electric chair execution from the audience... (95 mins.)
Director: James Isaac
 
25.
Psycho (1960)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother. (109 mins.)
 
26.
Psycho III (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Norman Bates falls in love with a nun - which makes his "mother" jealous - who has visited the Bates Motel alongside a drifter and a curious reporter. (93 mins.)
Director: Anthony Perkins
 
27.
Child's Play 3 (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.0/10 X  
Chucky, the doll possessed by a serial killer, returns for revenge against Andy, the young boy who defeated him and who has since become a teenager. (90 mins.)
Director: Jack Bender
 
28.
House of 1000 Corpses (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
Two teenage couples traveling across the backwoods of Texas searching for urban legends of murder end up as prisoners of a bizarre and sadistic backwater family of serial killers. (89 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
29.
The Devil's Rejects (2005)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The murderous, backwoods Firefly family take to the road to escape a vengeful police force which is not afraid of being as ruthless as their target. (107 mins.)
Director: Rob Zombie
 
30.
The Forgotten (1973)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.2/10 X  
A young psychiatric nurse goes to work at a lonesome asylum following a murder. There, she experiences varying degrees of torment from the patients. (89 mins.)
Director: S.F. Brownrigg
 
31.
Freddy's Dead: The Final Nightmare (1991)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.9/10 X  
Freddy Krueger returns once again to haunt both the dreams of Springwood's last surviving teenager and a woman with a deep connection to him. (89 mins.)
Director: Rachel Talalay
 
32.
It (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
In 1960, seven pre-teen outcasts fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown. (192 mins.)
 
33.
Re-Animator (1985)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A dedicated student at a medical college and his girlfriend become involved in bizarre experiments centering around the re-animation of dead tissue when an odd new student arrives on campus. (104 mins.)
Director: Stuart Gordon
 
34.
Return of the Living Dead II (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.8/10 X  
Curious kids unearth the barrels that helped revive the dead of the first film, which proves the second time's an undead charm. (89 mins.)
Director: Ken Wiederhorn
 
35.
An American Werewolf in London (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Two American college students on a walking tour of Britain are attacked by a werewolf that none of the locals will admit exists. (97 mins.)
Director: John Landis
 
36.
The Howling (1981)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
After a bizarre and near fatal encounter with a serial killer, a television newswoman is sent to a remote mountain resort whose residents may not be what they seem. (91 mins.)
Director: Joe Dante
 
37.
Howling III (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  
A strange race of human-like marsupials appear suddenly in Australia, and a sociologist who studies these creatures falls in love with a female one... (94 mins.)
Director: Philippe Mora
 
38.
Howling IV: The Original Nightmare (1988 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  
A successful author moves to a new town after suffering a mental breakdown and is tormented by demons and werewolves. (94 mins.)
Director: John Hough
 
39.
Tales from the Crypt (1972)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Five strangers get lost in a crypt and, after meeting the mysterious Crypt Keeper, receive visions of how they will die. (92 mins.)
Director: Freddie Francis
 
40.
Children of the Living Dead (2001 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 2.3/10 X  
In 1987 serial murderer and rapist Abbot Hayes disappeared from the morgue. Shortly afterwards, a zombie... (90 mins.)
Director: Tor Ramsey