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Oceania What DVD's do you own

Discussion in 'Oceania Discussion Boards' started by Shadow_of_Evil, Dec 29, 2002.

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  1. monkey_abbot

    monkey_abbot Jedi Youngling star 3

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    Jun 14, 2002
    i have

    eraser
    french kiss
    black hawk down
    The Complete Black Adder series
    Something about mary

    and

    Kath and Kim (australian comedy)

     
  2. The Gatherer

    The Gatherer Jedi Youngling star 6

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    Aug 2, 1999
    Thanks for the info -luigi- :)
     
  3. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Feb 18, 2001
    Let me think...

    Spy Game
    Apocalypse Now Redux
    Lawrence of Arabia Collectors Edition
    deftones live in Hawaii
    Star Wars Episode I
    Star Wars Episode II
    Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring 4 Disc Extended Edition
    Pulp Fiction
    Mallrats
    Croupier
    Harry Potter & The Philosophers Stone
    Shrek
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    Kagemusha
    Thirteen Days
    Air Force One
    On Her Majesty's Secret Service
    Ghost in the Shell
    Gladiator
    Saving Private Ryan
    X-Men Special Edition

    That's about it, I think! :)

    E_S
     
  4. -luigi-

    -luigi- Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Another DVD I forgot to mention is Total Recall.
    The American disc has a doco and audio commentary, the Aus one has nothing.
     
  5. mauls-menace

    mauls-menace Jedi Master star 4

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    As someone has mentioned the reason we don't get the same features on some DVDs that the US get is because the rights to movies are owned by different companies in some countries.

    Take T2 for example, in Oz Columbia Tristar had the rights to the theatrical version only and are unable to release that Special Edition (with added footage). Apparently though Columbia have now lost the rights and MGM, who released The Terminator Special Edition in Aus have the rights to T2 and we may see the Special Edition of T2 released here eventually.

    Also some companies like to make as much $$$ as possible so they release a standard version, with no features, then 6-12 months later they'll release a Special Edition. Prime example is the Star Trek movies.
     
  6. BigBossNass1138

    BigBossNass1138 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Mar 13, 2002
    It's so annoying when distributors do that. It's kind of like Lord of the Rings. I'm extremely glad I knew that the Extended Edition was coming, so I held off buying the original release. That is a bit different though.
     
  7. -luigi-

    -luigi- Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jul 26, 2002
    Yes I held off too and I'll do the same for Two Towers, mind you I already have two towers off the net to keep me happy until the extended version :D
     
  8. Otter

    Otter Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 16, 2001
    I got both versions of LotR. Sometimes I like to watch original theatrical releases. ;)
     
  9. The Gatherer

    The Gatherer Jedi Youngling star 6

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    Aug 2, 1999
    I bought the box set of Band of Brothers today.
     
  10. mauls-menace

    mauls-menace Jedi Master star 4

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    Dec 23, 2000
    Gatherer it is a Magnificent Series. Finished watching it last week and I want to watch it again already.
     
  11. MarvinTheMartian

    MarvinTheMartian Jedi Knight star 5

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    Mar 31, 2002
    I am saving for the Star Trek The Next generation DVDs - but they are like $200 for each season :mad: it's gonna take freakin' years!!!!
     
  12. BigBossNass1138

    BigBossNass1138 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Yes I held off too and I'll do the same for Two Towers, mind you I already have two towers off the net to keep me happy until the extended version

    Naughty naughty, Marv... 8-}
    But yes, I'll be holding off till the TTT:EE comes out as well. Can't wait.
     
  13. MarvinTheMartian

    MarvinTheMartian Jedi Knight star 5

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    Mar 31, 2002
    hey, thats luigi who said that!
     
  14. -luigi-

    -luigi- Jedi Padawan star 4

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    Jul 26, 2002
    People often confuse us.
     
  15. Jedi Daniel

    Jedi Daniel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Apr 7, 2000
    I understand MarvinTheMartian. They are so expensive. I want to get them as well but it's going to take years and there are 7 seasons to get!
     
  16. mauls-menace

    mauls-menace Jedi Master star 4

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    Dec 23, 2000
    I refuse to pay $200+ for a box set. Especially when you can get a 6 Disc set like Band of Brothers for less than $100.
     
  17. Otter

    Otter Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 16, 2001
    What do you reckon the chances of seeing a boxed set for Earth 2 are? Be glad you get to have the series released.

    Meanwhile, who's got a DVD burner?
     
  18. MarvinTheMartian

    MarvinTheMartian Jedi Knight star 5

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    luigi - yeah, we have so much in common hey ;)

    Jedi Daniel - Just remember, they are releasing Deep Space Nine soon! :p heck, 14 seasons of Star Trek @ abput $200 each to... $2800!!! [face_shocked]

    Otter - Oh boy, does that bring back memories! :p I remmeber the ugly aliens, and those pain in the ass kids, but that's about all I think.
     
  19. Otter

    Otter Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 16, 2001
    Terrians and Grendlers and True, Oh my! :)
     
  20. BigBossNass1138

    BigBossNass1138 Jedi Knight star 5

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    hey, thats luigi who said that!

    Eep, that'll teach me to actually read the thread before I post. 8-}. Though doing it at half-past midnight probably didn't help my brain too much.

    To rephrase:
    Naughty naughty, luigi. ;)
     
  21. Nyder

    Nyder Jedi Master star 4

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    Jun 27, 2002
    Just added the following:

    Robocop
    Predator
    Mad Max

    All classic action films...
     
  22. Ender Sai

    Ender Sai Chosen One star 10

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    Feb 18, 2001
    Just forgot to note, I have Billy Connolly's Greatest Hits, and I added the Tailor of Panama today.

    Also, if you guys want release dates, just ask and I can find out.

    E_S
     
  23. The Gatherer

    The Gatherer Jedi Youngling star 6

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    Aug 2, 1999
    Today, I bought:

    The Terminator
    Two Hands
    Hart's War
    Life of Brian
     
  24. Amidala_Skywalker

    Amidala_Skywalker Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Jul 4, 2001
    *looks up at collection*

    Stargate SG1: Volumes 1-13
    Star Wars: The Phantom Menace
    Star Wars: Attack of the Clones
    Back to the Future trilogy set
    Star Trek: First Contact
    Star Trek: Insurrection
    Star Trek: Insurrection
    Star Trek: Search for Spock
    MIIB
    Panic Room
    Spiderman
    The Matrix
    The Matrix Revisited
    Planet of the Apes (newer version)
    Planet of the Apes (original)
    Moulin Rouge
    Mission to Mars
    Lara Croft: Tomb Raider
    Mulan
    The Dish
    The Patriot
    A Knight?s Tale
    Dungeons and Dragons
    Charlie?s Angels
    Pearl Harbour
    Space (documentary)
    Dark Angel, Season One collection ? Part Two
    Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring ? Special Extended DVD Edition
    Star Trek: The Next Generation ? Season Five Box Set
    The Fast and the Furious
    Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
    The Sixth Sense
    Kylie in Sydney

    Did I mention I loved collecting? I?m still waiting on the friend to give me my Christmas present ? Gattaca. And then I?m off to buy Minority Report ;).

    Oh, and ?Escape from the Planet of the Apes? had me in tears for days. Maybe it?s pathetic, but I was moved and upset.

    Am [face_love]
     
  25. BigBossNass1138

    BigBossNass1138 Jedi Knight star 5

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    Mar 13, 2002
    You liked Star Trek: Insurection so much you bought it twice? 8-}
     
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