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Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection Blu-ray

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DigiPack / Dracula / Drácula / Frankenstein / Bride of Frankenstein / The Wolf Man / The Mummy / The Invisible Man / Phantom of the Opera / Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D / Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray Universal Studios | 1931-1954 | 9 Movies | 644 min | Not rated | Oct 02, 2012

Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection (Blu-ray)
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Video
Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
Resolution: 1080p
Aspect ratio: see individual releases
Original aspect ratio: see individual releases

Audio
English: DTS-HD Master Audio Mono (48kHz, 24-bit)
French: DTS Mono

Subtitles
Dracula / Drácula [Version in Spanish]
English SDH, Spanish
8 more titles… (more)

Discs
50GB Blu-ray Disc
Eight-disc set (8 BDs)
Blu-ray 3D

Packaging
Slipcover in original pressing
DigiPack

Playback
Region free

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7.4
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932
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Blu-ray rating
3D 4.1 of 54.1
Video 4.2 of 54.2
Audio 4.3 of 54.3
Extras 3.9 of 53.9
Based on 5 user reviews

Movie appeal

 
Horror100%
Drama21%
Musical2%
Sci-Fi2%
Romance2%
Thriller-
Adventure-
Fantasy-
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Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection

 (1931-1954)

Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection Blu-ray delivers great video and superb audio in this excellent Blu-ray release

See individual titles for their synopses.

For more about Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection and the Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection Blu-ray release, see Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection Blu-ray Review published by on where this Blu-ray release scored 4.0 out of 5.

Starring: Claude Rains, Boris Karloff, Edward Van Sloan, Dwight Frye, Bela Lugosi, Colin Clive
Directors: James Whale, Arthur Lubin, Tod Browning, Karl Freund, Jack Arnold, George Melford


This Blu-ray bundle includes the following titles, see individual titles for specs and details:

Dracula / Drácula [Version in Spanish] (Blu-ray)

Dracula / Drácula [Version in Spanish] Blu-ray

  Overall: 4.0 of 5
Universal Studios | 1931 | 2 Movies | 179 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Sep 17, 2013

The legendary bloodsucker stakes his claim on a British estate in search of new blood.

Fantasy / Horror


Drácula (Blu-ray)

Drácula Blu-ray


Universal Studios | 1931 | 104 min | Rated G | Region A (B, C untested) | No Release Date

Spanish language version of the legendary vampire staking his claim on a British estate in search of new blood filmed in the same sets at night as Bela Lugosi's <i>Dracula</i> with a different cast and crew.

Horror


Frankenstein (Blu-ray)

Frankenstein Blu-ray

  Overall: 3.8 of 5
The Man Who Made a Monster
Universal Studios | 1931 | 70 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Sep 17, 2013

A crazed scientist creates a living being from body parts, not realizing it has a madman's brain.

Horror / Sci-Fi


The Mummy (Blu-ray)

The Mummy Blu-ray


Universal Studios | 1932 | 73 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Jun 04, 2013

An Egyptian mummy returns to life to stalk the reincarnation of his lost love.

Drama / Fantasy / Horror


The Invisible Man (Blu-ray)

The Invisible Man Blu-ray


Universal Studios | 1933 | 71 min | Rated G | Region A (B, C untested) | Jun 04, 2013

A scientist's experiments with invisibility turn him into a madman.

Drama / Horror / Sci-Fi / Thriller


Bride of Frankenstein (Blu-ray)

Bride of Frankenstein Blu-ray

  Overall: 4.5 of 5
Universal Studios | 1935 | 75 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Sep 17, 2013

An acclaimed sequel to the original Frankenstein, the legendary monster now longs for a mate of his own, as the overly ambitious Dr. Frankenstein creates the bride. Bride of Frankenstein ranks as one of the finest films not only...

Horror / Sci-Fi


The Wolf Man (Blu-ray)

The Wolf Man Blu-ray


Universal Studios | 1941 | 70 min | Rated TV-PG | Region A (B, C untested) | Sep 17, 2013

A British nobleman undergoes a startling transformation when he's bitten by a gypsy werewolf.

Drama / Horror


Phantom of the Opera (Blu-ray)

Phantom of the Opera Blu-ray


Universal Studios | 1943 | 93 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Jun 04, 2013

Pit violinist Claudin hopelessly loves rising operatic soprano Christine Dubois (as do baritone Anatole and police inspector Raoul) and secretly aids her career. But Claudin loses both his touch and his job, murders a rascally...

Drama / Musical / Romance


Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D (Blu-ray)

Creature from the Black Lagoon 3D Blu-ray

  Overall: 4.5 of 5
Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray
Universal Studios | 1954 | 79 min | Not rated | Region A (B, C untested) | Jun 04, 2013

In the early 1950s, a scientific expedition into the Amazon recovers a strange fossilized claw that could be a missing link between creatures that swim in the seas and those that walk on land. Once the fossil is examined, a...

Adventure / Horror / Sci-Fi

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