Freaky Friday on VHS. Movie starring Barbara Harris, Jodie Foster, John Astin, Dick Van Patten, Kaye Ballard, Ruth Buzzi. Directed by Gary Nelson. 1976.
From the VHS box cover:
It could only happen on Friday the 13th! That’s when the tomboyish Annabel (award winning actress Jodie Foster) switches bodies with her mother, Ellen — and suddenly finds herself responsible for running the household! And Ellen, now in her daughter’s body, faces the challenges of school, including a typing test, field-hockey practice and more!
Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas on VHS video. Starring Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O’Hara, William Hickey, Glenn Shadix, Paul Reubens, Ken Page. Written and produced by Tim Burton. Directed by Henry Selick.
From the VHS clamshell case:
Enter an extraordinary world filled with magic and wonder — where every holiday has its own special land… and imaginative one-of-a-kind characters!
The Nightmare Before Christmas tells the heartfelt tale of Jack Skellington, the Pumpkin King of Halloween Town and all things that go bump in the night. Bored with the same old tricks and treats, he yearns for something more, and soon stumbles upon the glorious magic of Christmas Town! Jack decides to bring this joyful holiday back to Halloween Town. But as his dream to fill Santa’s shoes unravels, it’s up to Sally, the rag doll who loves him, to stitch things back together.
This critically acclaimed movie milestone captured the heart and imagination of audiences everywhere with its Academy Award-nominated stop-motion effects, engaging Grammy-nominated music, and the genius of Tim Burton. The Nightmare Before Christmas — a delightful treat the whole family will enjoy!
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Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring on VHS video. Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Orlando Bloom, Alan Howard, Sean Astin, Ian McKellen, Andy Serkis, Ian Holm, Liv Tyler, Viggo Mortensen, John Rhys-Davies, Cameron Rhodes, Sarah McLeod, Christopher Lee, Cate Blanchett, Sala Baker. Directed by Peter Jackson. From the book by J.R.R. Tolkien. 2001.
From the VHS box:
With the help of a courageous fellowship of friends and allies, Frodo embarks on a perilous mission to destroy the legendary One Ring. Hunting Frodo are servants of the Dark Lord, Sauron, the Ring’s evil creator. If Sauron reclaims the Ring, Middle-earth is doomed.
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The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers on VHS. Starring Elijah Wood, Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen. With Christopher Lee, Brad Dourif, Sean Astin, Bruce Allpress, Andy Serkis. Directed by Peter Jackson. 2002.
From the VHS box:
The Fellowship has broken, but the quest to destroy the One Ring continues. Frodo and Sam must entrust their lives to Gollum if they are to find their way to Mordor. As Saruman’s army approaches, the surviving members of The Fellowship, along with people and creatures from Middle-earth, prepare for battle. The War of the Ring has begun.
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Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King on VHS. Starring Elijah Wood, Viggo Mortensen, Ian McKellen, Liv Tyler, Andy Serkis. With Sean Astin, Cate Blanchett, John Rhys-Davies, Dominic Monaghan, Bernard Hill, Billy Boyd, Orlando Bloom, Hugo Weaving, Karl Urban, John Noble, Miranda Otto, David Wenham. Directed by Peter Jackson. 2003.
From the VHS box:
The final battle for Middle-earth begins. Frodo and Sam, led by Gollum, continue their dangerous mission toward the fires of Mount Doom in order to destroy the One Ring. Aragorn struggles to fulfill his legacy as he leads his outnumbered followers against the growing power of the Dark Lord Sauron, so that the Ring-bearer may complete his quest.
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