Scream Factory

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Scream Factory
Industry Motion picture video production
Genre Horror/Cult/Classic
Founded 2012
Founder(s) Shout! Factory
Products DVDs (2012–present), Blu-ray Discs (2012-present)
Owner(s) Shout! Factory
Website [1]

Scream Factory is a branch of Shout! Factory, dedicated to releasing horror and science-fiction films with cult followings. Scream Factory has released a slate of fan-favorite thrillers from the 1980s, many of which have never been available on Blu-ray before. Each title is presented in anamorphic widescreen, and most are released in a “Collector’s Editions” with new bonus content, archival materials, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and more.[1][2]

Announced on May 31, 2012, the series was launched on September 18, 2012 with special edition DVD and Blu-ray releases of Halloween II and Halloween III: Season of the Witch.[3][4]

Releases[edit]

Almost all of Scream Factory's releases will be on Blu-ray. Some will be a Combo Pack of both Blu-ray & DVD and some will be released separately as both. Additionally, some titles will be released as Collector's Editions, indicating a release with all new special features and reversible artwork.

# Title Home Video Release Theatrical Release Format(s) Artwork Notes
01 The Stepfather June 15, 2010 January 23, 1987 Blu-ray and DVD New Originally a Shout! Factory release,
but is now considered a
retroactive Scream Factory release.
02 Halloween II September 18, 2012 October 30, 1981 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
Also includes rare Network TV Cut.
03 Halloween III: Season of the Witch September 18, 2012 October 22, 1982 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
04 The Funhouse October 16, 2012 March 13, 1981 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
05 Terror Train October 16, 2012 October 3, 1980 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
06 They Live November 6, 2012 November 4, 1988 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
07 Death Valley December 11, 2012 May 7, 1982 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
08 The Island December 11, 2012 June 13, 1980 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
09 Deadly Blessing January 22, 2013 August 14, 1981 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
10 The Nest February 19, 2013 May 13, 1988 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
11 Prison February 19, 2013 March 4, 1988 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
12 TerrorVision February 19, 2013 February 14, 1986 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original Double Feature
13 The Video Dead November 1987
14 From Beyond March 26, 2013 October 24, 1986 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
Unrated Director's Cut
15 Phantasm II March 26, 2013 July 8, 1988 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
16 The Vampire Lovers April 30, 2013 October 4, 1970 Blu-ray Original
17 The Burning May 21, 2013 May 8, 1981 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
18 The Town That Dreaded Sundown May 21, 2013 December 24, 1976 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original Also includes The Evictors as a bonus feature.
19 The Evictors April 19, 1979
20 Ninja III: The Domination June 11, 2013 September 14, 1984 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
21 The Howling June 18, 2013 April 10, 1981 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
22 Lifeforce June 18, 2013 June 21, 1985 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
Also includes rare U.S. Theatrical Cut.
23 Dead Souls June 25, 2013 October 12, 2012 Blu-ray and DVD Original
24 The Fog July 30, 2013 February 1, 1980 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
25 The Incredible Melting Man July 30, 2013 December 9, 1977 Blu-ray Original
26 Swamp Thing August 6, 2013 February 19, 1982 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
27 X-Ray August 20, 2013 April 1982 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original Double Feature
X-Ray originally titled Hospital Massacre.
28 Schizoid September 1980
29 Dark Angel August 27, 2013 September 28, 1990 Blu-ray Original
30 Q: The Winged Serpent August 27, 2013 October 29, 1982 Blu-ray Original Considered a Scream Factory release,
despite having Shout! Factory
on the cover art.
31 Cockneys vs Zombies September 3, 2013 August 2, 2013 Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy Original
32 Scanners II: The New Order September 10, 2013 June 28, 1991 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original Double Feature
33 Scanners III: The Takeover May 14, 1992
34 Day of the Dead September 17, 2013 July 19, 1985 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
35 Prince of Darkness September 24, 2013 October 23, 1987 Blu-ray and DVD New Collector's Edition
36 Psycho II September 24, 2013 June 3, 1983 Blu-ray and DVD Original Collector's Edition
37 Psycho III September 24, 2013 July 2, 1986 Blu-ray and DVD Original Collector's Edition
38 The Amityville Horror October 1, 2013 July 27, 1979 Blu-ray Original The Amityville Horror Trilogy
Amityville 3-D will be released on Blu-ray 3D.
39 Amityville II: The Possession September 24, 1982
40 Amityville 3-D November 18, 1983
41 What's the Matter With Helen? October 8, 2013 June 30, 1971 DVD Original All Night Horror Film Marathon
Was to originally include
Schizoid AKA A Lizard in a Woman's Skin,
but was pulled before release
due to licensing issues.
42 The Vagrant May 15, 1992
43 The Godsend January 25, 1980
44 The Outing September 11, 1987
45 Chilling Visions: 5 Senses of Fear October 22, 2013 May 16, 2013 Blu-ray and DVD Original
46 House of Usher October 22, 2013 June 22, 1960 Blu-ray New The Vincent Price Collection
47 The Pit and the Pendulum August 12, 1961
48 The Haunted Palace 1963
49 The Masque of the Red Death June 24, 1964
50 Witchfinder General August 14, 1968
51 The Abominable Dr. Phibes May 18, 1971
52 The Dungeonmaster October 29, 2013 February 1985 DVD Original All Night Horror Film Marathon
Volume Two
53 Catacombs March 24, 1993
54 Cellar Dweller September 20, 1988
55 Contamination 7 December 29, 1993
56 Body Bags November 12, 2013 August 8, 1993 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
57 Assault on Precinct 13 November 19, 2013 November 10, 1976 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
58 Eve of Destruction November 19, 2013 January 18, 1991 Blu-ray Original
59 Night of the Comet November 19, 2013 November 16, 1984 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
60 The Horror Show November 26, 2013 April 28, 1989 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
61 Saturn 3 December 3, 2013 February 15, 1980 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
62 The Initiation of Sarah December 10, 2013 February 6, 1978 DVD Original TV Terrors
63 Are You in the House Alone? September 20, 1978
64 The Beast Within December 17, 2013 February 12, 1982 Blu-ray and DVD Original
65 Crawlspace December 17, 2013 May 21, 1986 Blu-ray Original
66 Cat People January 21, 2014 April 2, 1982 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
67 Die, Monster, Die! January 21, 2014 October 27, 1965 Blu-ray Original
68 The Beast of Hollow Mountain January 28, 2014 1956 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original Double Feature
69 The Neanderthal Man 1953
70 Night of the Demons February 4, 2014 September 9, 1987 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
71 Witchboard February 4, 2014 December 31, 1986 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
72 Bad Dreams February 18, 2014 April 8, 1988 Blu-ray Original Double Feature
73 Visiting Hours May 28, 1982
74 Darkman February 18, 2014 August 24, 1990 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
75 Slumber Party Massacre March 18, 2014 November 12, 1982 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
76 Beneath March 25, 2014 May 3, 2013 Blu-ray New
77 Dead Shadows April 22, 2014 April 27, 2013 Blu-ray and DVD Original
78 Evilspeak May 13, 2014 February 26, 1982 Blu-ray Original
79 Final Exam May 13, 2014 June 5, 1981 Blu-ray Original
80 Nosferatu the Vampyre May 20, 2014 October 5, 1979 Blu-ray Original
81 House in the Alley May 27, 2014 October 25, 2013 DVD Original
82 Sleepaway Camp May 27, 2014 November 18, 1983 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
Uncut Version
83 Ravenous June 3, 2014 March 19, 1999 Blu-ray Original
84 The Monkey's Paw June 17, 2014 October 8, 2013 Blu-ray and DVD Original
85 The Final Terror July 1, 2014 May 1, 1983 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
86 Lake Placid July 8, 2014 July 16, 1999 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
87 Deadly Eyes July 15, 2014 May 16, 1983 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
88 Ginger Snaps July 22, 2014 September 10, 2000 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
89 Phantom of the Paradise August 5, 2014 October 31, 1974 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
90 Without Warning August 5, 2014 September 26, 1980 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
91 Motel Hell August 12, 2014 October 18, 1980 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
92 Leviathan August 19, 2014 March 17, 1989 Blu-ray Original
93 The Legend of Hell House August 26, 2014 June 15, 1973 Blu-ray Original
94 Pumpkinhead September 9, 2014 October 14, 1988 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
95 The Battery September 16, 2014 October 13, 2012 Blu-ray and DVD New
96 Halloween September 23, 2014 October 25, 1978 Blu-ray New Halloween: The Complete Collection
Limited Edition Boxed Set
Includes the ultra-rare Network TV Cut of the original Halloween and both versions of the original Blu-ray release, including the remastered 35th Anniversary Version with the original mono track added back in, the Network TV Cut of Halloween II, the never-before-released Producer's Cut of Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers, and the Unrated Versions of Rob Zombie’s Halloween and Halloween II. Set will come with hours of new bonus features including new interviews with cast and crew from the entire franchise. Also included will be a limited edition 40-page book written by Michael Gingold of Fangoria Magazine. Collectible packaging will include a newly commissioned illustration on the outer case and each film will be in its own black Blu-ray case with the original theatrical one sheet as the key art.
97 Halloween II October 30, 1981
98 Halloween III: Season of the Witch October 22, 1982
99 Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers October 21, 1988
100 Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers October 13, 1989
101 Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers September 29, 1995
102 Halloween H20: 20 Years Later August 5, 1998
103 Halloween: Resurrection July 12, 2002
104 Halloween August 31, 2007
105 Halloween II August 28, 2009
106 Hemlock Grove: The Complete First Season October 7, 2014 April 29, 2013 Blu-ray and DVD New
107 Tales from the Crypt October 14, 2014 March 8, 1972 Blu-ray Original Double Feature
Vault of Horror will be uncut.
108 Vault of Horror March 1973
109 Pumpkinhead II: Blood Wings October 21, 2014 October 19, 1994 Blu-ray Original
110 The Squad October 21, 2014 October 7, 2011 Blu-ray and DVD New
111 The Last Man on Earth October 21, 2014 March 8, 1964 Blu-ray New The Vincent Price Collection II
112 The Comedy of Terrors January 22, 1964
113 Dr. Phibes Rises Again July 1972
114 Tomb of Ligeia January 20, 1965
115 The Raven January 25, 1963
116 Return of the Fly July 1959
117 House on Haunted Hill February 17, 1959
118 Nightbreed: The Director's Cut October 28, 2014 February 16, 1990 Blu-ray and DVD New Available in two packages: Limited Edition
(of only 10,000 units) and a Standard Edition.
The Limited Edition will include extras
and the original R-rated theatrical version.
119 Squirm October 28, 2014 July 30, 1976 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
120 The Doctor and the Devils November 4, 2014 October 4, 1985 Blu-ray Original
121 Dolls November 11, 2014 March 6, 1987 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
122 The Dark Half November 18, 2014 April 23, 1993 Blu-ray Original
123 Monkey Shines November 18, 2014 July 29, 1988 Blu-ray Original
124 Lord of Illusions December 2014 August 25, 1995 Blu-ray New Collector's Edition
125 Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh 2015 March 17, 1995 Blu-ray Original
126 Dog Soldiers 2015 July 20, 2002 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
127 Escape from New York 2015 July 10, 1981 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
128 Hellhole 2015 March 1985 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Original
129 Invaders from Mars 2015 June 6, 1986 Blu-ray Original
130 Mad Max 2015 April 12, 1979 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack New Collector's Edition
131 New Year's Evil 2015 December 19, 1980 Blu-ray Original
132 Phantom of the Opera 2015 November 4, 1989 Blu-ray Original
133 Scarecrows 2015 September 28, 1988 Blu-ray Original

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