Some of these old VHS tapes are worth thousands - do you have any in your loft?

We've all wondered if that old painting gathering dust in the attic is worth a fortune - but did you know some old VHS tapes can fetch up to £1,500?

Forget those old copies of Top Gun and The Godfather - those were mass produced and are worth next to nothing.

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No, the ones that are most valuable are those which were removed from video stores (remember those!) almost immediately, having been released in the so-called era of ‘video nasties’ back in the 1970s.

These include The Evil Dead, Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks and Hitchhike To Hell.

Here, courtesy of the experts at, are 25 VHS tapes that could earn you a small fortune.

The videos that could earn you a packet

Frankenstein’s Castle of Freaks (JVI) £1,500

The Beast in Heat (JVI) £1,200

Farewell Africa £600

Black Decameron £800

The Legend of Hillbilly John (Rainbow) £1,000

Journey Into Beyond (Citycenta GO) £1,000

Lemora, Lady Dracula (IFS) £900

Don’t Open the Window (Films of the 80s) £900

Flesh Eaters (Knockout) £800

Curse Of Death (£700)

Betrayed (Taboo) – £1100

Celestine (GO) – £1100

Sisters Of Blood (Alpha) – £700

House Of Perversity (GO) – £600

Anthropophagus The Beats (Videoshack) – £500

Hitchhike To Hell (VRO) – £500

Devil Hunter (CineHollywood) – £500

Nightmare Maker [Orange Sleeve Version] (Atlantis) – £400

Madhouse [Alt. Sleeve] (Medusa) – £250

The Evil Dead [Not Guilty sleeve version] (Palace) – £200

The Love Butcher (Intervision) – £200

Eegah (Trytel) – £500

Cannibal Man (Intervision) – £500

Gallery Of Horror (Trytel) – £500

Tomb Of The Undead (Trytel) – £300