This week save 50 percent on the HD UNIVERSAL CLASSIC MONSTERS: ESSENTIAL COLLECTION

Eight of the most iconic monsters in motion picture history, on Blu-ray, for what breaks down to $10 each.

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If you've been putting off getting a copy of the "Universal Classic Monsters: The Essential Collection" Blu-ray, now might be a good time to pull out the credit card. Amazon is offering the set for half-off this week—$79.99, rather than the $159.99 list price. That breaks down to $10 each for some of the most iconic monster films in motion picture history.

Included in the set are:

  • "Frankenstein" (the 1931 classic with Boris Karloff as The Monster)
  • "Dracula" (the 1931 Bela Lugosi classic)
  • "The Mummy" (1932)
  • "The Invisible Man" (1933, starring Claude Rains)
  • "The Bride of Frankenstein" (1935, one of the best sequels ever made)
  • "The Wolf Man" (1941, starring Lon Chaney)
  • "Phantom of the Opera" (1943, the only one of this group shot in color)
  • "Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954, in both the original 3D and standard Blu-ray)

The sale ends 11:59 p.m. Pacific time, Saturday, January 19, 2013.