We’ve all heard rumors about clever collectors cashing in on their childhood VHS tapes — but is it really as easy as throwing your dusty collection of movies on eBay and waiting for the cash to roll in? Well, as it turns out, there are a handful of tapes that could equate to a pretty good payday — but it’s not just any old VHS tape that holds value. In fact, it’s a very specific assortment of movies that online collectors pine over.
Whether you’re considering raiding your parents’ basement for your childhood VHS collection or you’re curious to know how much all those movies you donated would have gone for, we’ve listed some of the most valuable VHS tapes of all time. From Disney classics like “101 Dalmatians” and “The Lion King” to niche and campy horror flicks from the ’80s, these are the VHS tapes that are actually worth something.