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Fright night flicks: We rate 10 DVDs for Halloween

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A Nightmare on Elm Street

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
Wide Release Date:
04/30/10
performer:
Jackie Earle Haley
director:
Samuel Bayer
distributor:
Warner Bros.
author:
Eric Heisserer, Wesley Strick
genre:
Horror

We gave it a C-

A trip through the horror aisle of your DVD store or Netflix library can be pretty scary. For every legitimately spine-tingling title, there are probably ten that rightfully should be filed under ho-hum. But like the zombies in the Living Dead movies, the DVDs just keep coming, especially as Oct. 31 draws near. EW’s critics grabbed their torches and shed some light on 10 recent releases from the darkside, ranked here in order from a couple of tricky titles declared dead on arrival to the treats that have the fright stuff.