Noteable Horror DVDS of 2009

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There is a TON of good stuff coming to DVD in 2009. Also in 2009 we are going to be revamping and improving our DVD database so that as part of our RSS feed it will include a daily DVD update whenever we add new DVD dates to the site. So if we add 5 dvds you will get a line item in the RSS feed saying "New DVD Dates Added: SAW 5, Repo Genetic Opera, etc". This way you can keep up on new dates as we add them and not have to wait to stumble on it when you are reading the site.

That said in 2009 there are ALOT of cool films coming to dvd in the next few months and below is a complete list of the noteable ones. Of course there are other films that will be added over time but for now here are the featured horror dvd releases of 2009. Which ones are you looking forward to and will you buy? There are reviews for many of them as noted below and of course if you have seen any of these films feel free to submit your reviews. Good or bad we definitely want to know!

The Alphabet Killer
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 4.4 / 10 (12 votes cast)
In the early 1970s the city of Rochester, New York, was shaken by the murders of three girls. All three had matching first and last initials. Was a serial killer choosing his victims because he was obsessed with their names? ( 1 Review's )
Eden Lake
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 6.8 / 10 (12 votes cast)
Nursery teacher Jenny and her boyfriend Steve, escape for a romantic weekend away. Steve, planning to propose, has found an idyllic setting: a remote lake enclosed by woodlands and seemingly deserted. The couple's peace is shattered when a gang of obnoxious kids encircles their c... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Midnight Movie
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 6.5 / 10 (22 votes cast)
A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater. No Review, Feel free to Write One
Babylon A.D. (Two-Disc Special Edition)
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 5.4 / 10 (77 votes cast)
A young woman (Mélanie Thierry) has been genetically tampered with, possessing a virus that could kill the human race. A mercenary (Vin Diesel) is hired to escort the woman from a post-apocalyptic Russia to New York City. They are accompanied by a nun (Michelle Yeoh). Ve... ( 1 Review's )
Babylon A.D.
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 5.4 / 10 (77 votes cast)
A young woman (Mélanie Thierry) has been genetically tampered with, possessing a virus that could kill the human race. A mercenary (Vin Diesel) is hired to escort the woman from a post-apocalyptic Russia to New York City. They are accompanied by a nun (Michelle Yeoh). Ve... ( 1 Review's )
Midnight Movie
On DVD January 06, 2009
Rating: 6.5 / 10 (22 votes cast)
A midnight showing of an early 1970's horror movie turns to chaos when the Killer from the movie comes out of the film to attack those in the theater. No Review, Feel free to Write One
Mirrors
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 5.6 / 10 (99 votes cast)
In MIRRORS, Kiefer Sutherland is an ex-cop turned night security guard at a long-closed department store ravaged by fire. He discovers that the store's mirrors harbor a horrific secret that threatens him and his family. ( 5 Review's )
Tokyo Gore Police
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 5.3 / 10 (13 votes cast)
Ruka is a police officer in a special squad formed to eradicate human mutations that have recently sprung into existence, the result of a virus created by a mad scientist simply known as Key Man. Killing these unwieldy mutants is no easy task, and Ruka, naturally enough, carrie... ( 1 Review's )
Hit and Run
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 5.7 / 10 (7 votes cast)
A night of Spring Break partying turns into a living nightmare for student Mary Murdock (Laura Breckenridge; “Related”) after hitting a bump on a dark road only to find a man dangling from her car’s bumper. Panicked, Mary frantically beats him unconscious, burie... No Review, Feel free to Write One
My Bloody Valentine
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 7.2 / 10 (213 votes cast)
Twenty years ago in the sleepy mining town of Valentine Bluffs, a fatal mining disaster occurred on Valentine's Day while key members of the crew were decorating for a party. The sole survivor of the accident killed the absentee crew members and warned the town never to have anot... ( 4 Review's )
Yeti
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 3.8 / 10 (4 votes cast)

After their plane crashes into uncharted territory in the snowy Himalayan Mountains, a college football team must fight to survive the harsh conditions and a hungry beast that stalks them with an insatiable bloodlust.

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Underworld & Underworld: Evolution (2pc)
On DVD January 13, 2009
Rating: 6.2 / 10 (122 votes cast)
The sequel to the $100 million worldwide hit, Underworld: Evolution continues the saga of war between the aristocratic Death Dealers and the barbaric Lycans (werewolves).   The film traces the beginnings of the ancient feud between the two tribes as Selene (Kate Beck... ( 7 Review's )
Saw 5
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 6.3 / 10 (245 votes cast)

In the fifth installment of the SAW franchise, Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy.  But when his secret is threatened, Hoffman must go on the hunt to eliminate all loose ends.

( 16 Review's )
Amusement
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 5.3 / 10 (164 votes cast)
A traumatized woman is questioned by a cop and a psychiatrist about three stories involving a clown, a hotel and a convoy, that involve her and two of her female friends from childhood. No Review, Feel free to Write One
Cold Prey
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 6.3 / 10 (72 votes cast)
Mountain Rule no. 7: Never go alone...In search for an unexplored mountain a group of friends go on a snowboard trip in Jotunheimen. After an accident the group have to search for cover at an abandoned hotel. Down in the basement they find stacks of things and personal belongings... ( 1 Review's )
Saw 5
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 6.3 / 10 (245 votes cast)

In the fifth installment of the SAW franchise, Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy.  But when his secret is threatened, Hoffman must go on the hunt to eliminate all loose ends.

( 16 Review's )
Saw 5
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 6.3 / 10 (245 votes cast)

In the fifth installment of the SAW franchise, Hoffman is seemingly the last person alive to carry on the Jigsaw legacy.  But when his secret is threatened, Hoffman must go on the hunt to eliminate all loose ends.

( 16 Review's )
Vacancy 2: The First Cut
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 7.0 / 10 (3 votes cast)
When Jessica, her fiance Caleb and Caleb's buddy Taner check into the lonely Meadow View Inn in the middle of rural nowhere, they have no idea that the motel is run by a homicidal maniac and two vicious greedheads who are making a bloody dollar by selling snuff films on the black... ( 1 Review's )
Amusement [Blu-ray]
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 5.3 / 10 (164 votes cast)
A traumatized woman is questioned by a cop and a psychiatrist about three stories involving a clown, a hotel and a convoy, that involve her and two of her female friends from childhood. No Review, Feel free to Write One
Boogeyman 3
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 5.0 / 10 (57 votes cast)
The follow up to the successful hit "Boogeyman" is the story of an evil that every culture has tried to define by giving it a name and a face. For college sophomore Sarah Morris, that evil is the Boogeyman. When Sarah witnesses the alleged suicide of her roommate, it sets off a... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Repo! The Genetic Opera
On DVD January 20, 2009
Rating: 5.6 / 10 (108 votes cast)
Set in the not-so-distant future, the production tells the story of an epidemic of organ failures that devastates the planet, killing tens of millions.  As scientists feverishly make plans for a massive organ harvest program, a multi-billion dollar biotech company called Gen... ( 2 Review's )
Splinter (2008) (Ws)
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 5.8 / 10 (68 votes cast)
Splinter is set in and around a quiet gas station on a lonely freeway, where a terrifying virus-like monster inhabits the bodies of its victims and drives them with a relentless lust for blood. The virus monster is said to twist the bodies of its prey into the shapes best suited ... ( 4 Review's )
Dead & Buried [Blu-ray]
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 7.2 / 10 (5 votes cast)
Potters Bluff, Rhode Island. may seem to be a sleepy little town. At least for the casual visitor and the local sheriff, Daniel Gillis. However, all of a sudden, there are a lot of strange murders where strangers or people passing through are killed by mobs of townspeople. Only S... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Dario Argento's Door into Darkness
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 7.7 / 10 (6 votes cast)
Four spine tingling episodes directed by the master of Italian horror. Directed in 1974 for Italian television, DOOR INTO DARKNESS was highly controversial at the time for it’s deliberate breaking of the code of violence.EPISODE 1: The Neighbour. A young couple and their ba... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Gutterballs (Ws Unct)
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 6.3 / 10 (15 votes cast)
A brutally sadistic rape leads to a series of bizarre gory murders during a midnight disco bowl-a-rama at a popular bowling alley. One by one, players of two teams meet blood-drenched gruesome deaths at the hand of a black bowling-gloved masked killer. This alley will run red wit... ( 3 Review's )
Vampyres
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote cast)
This English-made horror thriller is the story of two female vampires who hitchhike along a deserted highway in the English countryside, luring unsuspecting drivers to their gothic mansion for a night of passion - followed by the victim's murder at the hands of the femme fatales.... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Mercury Man
On DVD January 27, 2009
Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote cast)
Chan, a firefighter, is accidentally granted an unnatural superpower from holy objects called Leklai. Realizing both of the positive and negative side of this power, Chan tries to keep its in balance and in the mix with his own blood. At the same time, he is hunted by the mafia g... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Friday the 13th, Part 3
On DVD February 03, 2009
Rating: 5.3 / 10 (42 votes cast)
Immediately after his mysterious escape at the end of Friday the 13th, Pt. 2, Jason Vorhees (Richard Brooker) kills a hardscrabble store owner and his nagging wife before heading back to Crystal Lake, this time to terrify rich girl Chris (Dana Kimmell) and her band of summer-cott... ( 2 Review's )
Friday the 13th, Part 2
On DVD February 03, 2009
Rating: 5.0 / 10 (8 votes cast)
Crazed mutants with an insatiable thirst for human blood attack a group of youngsters walking along a lonely desert road in the dead of night. Everyone is killed except a man and a blind girl who are left to face the terror alone. This sequel to the beloved cannibal film is direc... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Friday the 13th
On DVD February 03, 2009
Rating: 7.1 / 10 (258 votes cast)
Terror and suspense abound in this 24-hour nightmare of blood. Camp Crystal Lake has been shuttered for over 20 years due to several vicious and unsolved murders. The camp's new owner and seven young counselors are readying the property for re-opening despite warnings of a "death... ( 4 Review's )
Small Town Folk
On DVD February 03, 2009
Rating: 4.5 / 10 (34 votes cast)
There is a place... a place called Grockleton, wherein, high on a hill-top stands the lonely Beesley's Manor, governed by the villainous 'Landlord'. Accompanied by his henchmen Pooch and Pike and the diesel-swilling Dobbin, the Landlord keeps a watchful eye over Grockleton and an... ( 1 Review's )
Jason Slasher Collection
On DVD February 03, 2009
Rating: 6.5 / 10 (84 votes cast)
Rumored and anticipated for years, the two biggest icons of the slasher genre finally meet in Freddy Vs. Jason, the eighth entry in the Nightmare on Elm Street saga and the 11th film in the Friday the 13th series, though with Jason X taking place in the future, it should be noted... ( 7 Review's )
My Name Is Bruce
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 6.9 / 10 (18 votes cast)
B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon. ( 2 Review's )
My Name Is Bruce [Blu-ray]
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 6.9 / 10 (18 votes cast)
B Movie Legend Bruce Campbell is mistaken for his character Ash from the Evil Dead trilogy and forced to fight a real monster in a small town in Oregon. ( 2 Review's )
Red Victoria
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 8.6 / 10 (8 votes cast)
Jim is a writer. He's been down on his luck lately as his emotional drama screenplays have not been selling. His agent convinces him against Jim's better judgement to write horror. Reluctantly Jim begins to write, and one night while drinking and reciting Macbeth at midnigh... ( 1 Review's )
Dorothy Mills
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 7.0 / 10 (17 votes cast)
Jane Morton, a psychiatrist in mourning after the accidental death of her son, is assigned the case of Dorothy Mills, a 15-year-old girl from a small Irish island, accused of attempting to murder a baby in her charge. Arriving at the village, Jane discovers a small, frightened co... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Lodger (2009) (Ws Dub Sub Ac3 Dol)
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 6.2 / 10 (14 votes cast)
THE LODGER follows a grizzled detective on the trail of a ruthless killer intent on slaughtering prostitutes along West Hollywood's Sunset Strip. It appears that the murderer's grisly methods are identical to that of London's infamous 19th century psychopath Jack the Ripper - a r... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Against the Dark
On DVD February 10, 2009
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
Katana master Tao (Steven Seagal) leads a special ops squad of ex-military vigilantes on a massacre mission, their target: vampires. On the post apocalyptic globe, sucked dry by bloodthirsty vampires, a few remaining survivors are trapped in an infected hospital. Tao is their onl... No Review, Feel free to Write One
The Midnight Meat Train
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 6.4 / 10 (147 votes cast)
Next stop, death.When his latest body of work – provocative, nighttime studies of the city and its inhabitants -- earns struggling photographer Leon Kaufman (Bradley Cooper) interest from a prominent art gallerist (Brooke Shields), she propels him to get grittier and show t... ( 15 Review's )
Quarantine (Ws Dub Sub Ac3 Dol)
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
A hot-shot Australian reporter (Mel Gibson) covering the turmoil of revolution in Indonesia, gets involved with a sexy British attache (Sigourney Weaver) in this intense tale of passion within a country in torment. In a gender-bending performance, Linda Hunt plays the male ... No Review, Feel free to Write One
The Midnight Meat Train [Blu-ray]
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 6.4 / 10 (147 votes cast)
Next stop, death.When his latest body of work – provocative, nighttime studies of the city and its inhabitants -- earns struggling photographer Leon Kaufman (Bradley Cooper) interest from a prominent art gallerist (Brooke Shields), she propels him to get grittier and show t... ( 15 Review's )
Alien Raiders
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
Fresh veggies on Aisle 1. Fresh kills throughout the store. Something terrible is happening at Hastings Market. Something bloody. Something deadly. Something inhuman. And caught up in the grisly horror inside the market are shoppers turned hostages, unearthly alien terrors…and ... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Feast 3: The Happy Finish
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
Picking up moments after the end of Feast II: Sloppy Seconds, the survivors are saved by the mysterious prophet, Short Bus Gus, who seemingly has the ability to control the beasts. He leads them into the sewers as they travel to the big city. Along the way they get help from ka... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Screamers: The Hunting
On DVD February 17, 2009
Rating: 0.0 / 10 (0 votes cast)
It’s been thirteen years since the robotic killing machines known as Screamers destroyed the human population of Sirius 6B. But now a distress signal brings a team of rescuers to the supposedly abandoned planet. Can it be a long-lost colony of human survivors? Or have the... No Review, Feel free to Write One
The Bird with the Crystal Plumage [Blu-ray]
On DVD February 24, 2009
Rating: 6.4 / 10 (56 votes cast)
Sam Dalmas (Tony Musante) is an American reporter living in Rome who witnesses what appears to be a murder. Trapped by a glass wall, he can't intervene, but does manage to scare off the killer. Wounded, the victim survives, and Dalmas's curiosity drives him to look further into t... ( 1 Review's )
Epitaph
On DVD February 24, 2009
Rating: 2.0 / 10 (1 vote cast)
EPITAPH begins in the year 1942: the Korean capital of Kyung Sung is occupied by the Japanese and the Anseng Hospital lies in the center of the city, representing the twin glories of Japanese Imperialism and western modernization. But mysterious things are happening at the hospit... No Review, Feel free to Write One
House on Haunted Hill: 50th Anniversary
On DVD February 24, 2009
Rating: 4.5 / 10 (4 votes cast)
Millionaire playboy Frederick Loren, who invites five guests out to a genuine haunted house, offering them each $10,000 if they spend the night. Elisha Cook Jr. plays one of the guests, a nervous alcoholic who has been in this house before and witnessed some terrible things. Mr... No Review, Feel free to Write One
Red Sands
On DVD February 24, 2009
  • Currently 10.00/10
Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote cast)
The armed forces take on the supernatural forces in the new psychological horror film RED SANDS from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Director Alex Turner and screenwriter Simon Barrett, the creative team behind the cult horror hit Dead Birds, reunite to bring you their latest c... No Review, Feel free to Write One
 

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