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Weekly RoundUp 7-18-2006

Discussion in 'Bargains and Deals' started by Mike Frezon, Jul 15, 2006.

  1. Mike Frezon

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    The Weekly RoundUp

    The Features

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    – Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler (1922)

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    – Jack Lemmon & Marilyn Monroe (Some Like It Hot - 1959)

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    – Sally Field as Sybil and Sybil (Sybil – 1976)

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    – Lou Ferrigno & Bill Bixby (The Incredible Hulk – 1978)

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    – Queer Duck (2006)

    The Prices

    TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoAdv. Of Brisco County, Jr.: Comp. Series$69.99$65.99$99.99 - - Amazing Stories: Season 1$34.85$39.99$39.99 - - Asphalt (1929)$26.99$24.99$24.99 - - Astro Boy: Greatest Adventures$8.99$6.99$9.99 - - -**ATL$14.99$15.99$14.99$16.99 - ATL SE - - - $22.99 - Avatar: Book 1 Volume 4$11.99$9.99$9.99 - - Best of She-Ra: Princess of Power$19.99$12.99$12.99 - - Bullets or Ballots$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Carnivale: Season 2$64.99$64.99$99.99 - - The Cavern$16.99$22.99$24.97 - - City for Conquest$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Clean$17.99$19.99$19.99 - - Don’t Move$16.99$17.99$17.99 - - Dr. Mabuse, The Gambler$35.99$34.99$34.99 - - Each Dawn I Die$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Edison Force$16.99$19.99$16.99 - - Film Noir Classic Collection Vol. 3$34.99$42.99$34.99 - - G Men$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Hiroshima: BBC History of WW II$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - The Incredible Hulk: Season 1$27.99$29.99$34.99 - - Jack of all Trades: Complete Series$29.04$33.99$34.99 - - NBA Champs (’05-’06): Miami Heat$18.69$25.99$19.99 - - New Adv. Of Flash Gordon (1979)$20.89$28.99&34.99 - - Pee Wee Herman Show: Live at Roxy$10.99$11.99$12.99 - - The Pretender: Season 4$27.99$29.99$27.99$29.99$26.99A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Vol. 3$10.49$10.99$12.99 - - A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Vol. 4$10.49$10.99$12.99 - - Queer Duck: The Movie$13.99$12.99$17.99 - - Ren & Stimpy: Lost Episodes$19.87$16.99$17.99$16.99 - Road House DE$13.99$14.99$12.99 - - Road House 2$16.99$19.99$24.97 - - San Quentin$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - The Second Chance$16.99$16.99$24.97 - - Shakespeare Behind Bars$13.99$15.99$15.99 - - **She’s The Man$17.98$16.99$16.99$16.99 - A Slight Case of Murder$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Some Like It Hot CE (2-disc)$16.99$19.99$24.97 - - Suite Life of Zack & Cody: …Tipton$19.99$14.99$12.99$14.99 - Sybil: 30th Anniv. Edition (1976)$16.99$19.99$19.99 - - That’s So Raven: Volume 4$19.99$14.99$17.99 - - TsoTsi$29.99$19.99$19.99 - - Ultraman: Series 1 Volume 1$20.89$23.99$34.99 - - Warner Bros. Tough Guys Collection$41.78$48.99$49.99 - -

    Individual titles included in box sets listed above:

    Film Noir Classic Collection – Vol. 3: Border Incident, His Kind of Woman, Lady in the Lake, On Dangerous Ground, The Racket.

    Warner Brothers Tough Guys Collection: Bullets or Ballots, City for Conquest, Each Dawn I Die, G Men, San Quentin, A Slight Case of Murder.

    The Disclaimer Standard disclaimer: All prices are taken from the websites of each chain, or from their printed Sunday advertisements. All prices are subject to change by each chain. Prices and inventory in-store may or may not match the website price.

    "LP" in the RoundUp table means a store’s Sunday flyer says "Low Price". That means I could not locate a definite price for the item, and the ad is all I have to go on. Retailers use these phrases in advertisements so that they do not violate MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) agreements with the studios. Doing so can cost them thousands or even millions of dollars in co-op advertising funds.

    I, obviously, cannot include EVERY title released in a given week in the RoundUp. The titles included are those that I am interested in...as well as those which I consider will be of interest to a majority of consumers (and sometimes I’ll miss one!). I don't get paid for this, and I don't have the time to list every DVD. So, please don't complain! If there is a title not included in the RoundUp that you want to see, just look it up yourself, and be nice enough to post and share the results with everyone!

    Note that I cannot include Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club prices in the RoundUp. They set prices at individual stores based on nearby competition, so there is no way I can say here what price you'll find at YOUR local Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club location. And, as always, Circuit City does not guarantee their sale prices in Hawaii.


    The Specials

    **BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL! ATL AND She’s the Man are available in both OAR and MAR versions...get the correct one(s) !

    --Best Buy is also holding one of its 2/$20 promotions when you buy BOTH She’s the Man ($16.99) and EITHER Clueless OR Mean Girls ($9.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy also has an EXCLUSIVE CD with the purchase of ATL on DVD. Featuring Young Dro. No rainchecks.

    --Another 2/$20 deal at Best Buy. Buy BOTH That’s So Raven: Volume 4 AND The Suite Life of Zack & Cody: Taking Over the Tipton ($14.99 apiece) and get them both for $20. Must be purchased on same receipt.

    --Best Buy is also advertising seasons 2 thru 6 of The Simpsons for $19.99 apiece.

    --Circuit City, this week, has an EXCLUSIVE FREE VOICETONE DOWNLOAD from ATL with the purchase of ATL on DVD. While supplies last. Minimum 20 per store.

    --At Circuit City, buy BOTH Season 4 of The Pretender with ANY previous season of The Pretender and save $5. In-store only. Purchases must be on same receipt.

    --Target has the most unique deal of the week – an EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL EDITION of ATL. Target is selling BOTH the standard edition of ATL for $16.99 AND a 2-disc SE for $22.99. Bonus disc includes exclusive interviews and making of “Chemistry of a Kiss” featurette with T.I.

    --And Target’s got a FREE $5 Target GiftCard with its copies of The Pretender: Season 4.

    The Markdowns

    The latest markdowns according to DavisDVD:

    EFFECTIVE: July 18, 2006 (Studio/Titles/New SRP)

    None to report.
     
  2. Patrick Sun

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    Circuit City on sale DVD titles:

    16 Blocks $12.99
    Hustle & Flow $12.99
    Get Rich or Die Tryin' $12.99
    Spongebob SquarePants: Karate Island $9.99
    ALL Spongebob SquarePants DVDs: $9.99 each
    Avatar: The Last Airbender: Volume I / II / III $9.99 each

    $6.99 each:
    12 Monkeys: Special Edition
    Black Hawk Down
    Menace II Society
    Face/Off
    Swordfish
    American History X
    King's Ransom
    Any Given Sunday
    Zoolander
    City of Angels: Special Edition
    Flight 93: THe Movie
    Over The Top
    Monster's Ball
    American Beauty
    Eurotrip: Unrated
    Dazed & Confused (Non-Criterion)
    Animal House: Double Secret Probation Edition
    Shallow Hal
    A Perfect Murder
    Forrest Gump
    T2: Extreme
    King Kong (1976)
    Se7en
    Reservoir Dogs: Special Edition
    Million Dollar Baby
    The MACK
    Empire of the Sun (Snapper Case in ad)
    Old School: Unrated
    Die Hard
    Die Hard 2
    Die Hard With A Vengeance
    An Affair To Remember (Cary Grant)
    The Others
    The Hunt For Red October: Special Collector's Edition
    King of New York: Special Edition
    Serendipity
    The Butterfly Effect
    Untouchables: Special Collector's Edition
    A Time To Kill

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    Best Buy on sale DVD titles:

    Spongebob Squarepants: Karate Island $9.99
    Street Fighter II: The Animated Movie $12.99

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    She's The Man $16.99
    Clueless: Whatever Edition $9.99
    Mean Girls $9.99
    Buy She's The Man and either Clueless or Mean Girls on the same receipt and get BOTH for $20
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    That's So Raven: Raven's Makeover Madness $14.99
    The Suite Life Of Zack & Cody: Taking Over The Tipton $14.99
    Buy Raven's Makeover Madness & The Suit Life on the same receipt and get BOTH for $20

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    $8.99 each:
    Caddyshack
    Casablanca
    Best In Show
    The Wedding Singer: Totally Awesome Edition
    National Lampoon's Vacation
    L.A. Confidential
    The Shawshank Redemption: 2-disc Special Edition
    Unforgiven
    Sisterhood Of The Traveling Pants
    Goodfellas: 2-disc Special Edition
    Full Metal Jacket
    The Color Purple
    Interview With A Vampire

    2 DVDs for $15 - Purchased On Same Receipt:
    Eddie Murphy: RAW
    Almost Famous
    The Italian Job (2003)
    Old School: Unrated
    Road Trip
    We Were Soldiers
    Zoolander
    10 Things I Hate About You
    Blue Collar Comedy Tour: The Movie
    Star Trek: First Contact - Special Collector's Edition
    Friday
    Mommy Dearest: Hollywood Royalty Edition
    The Untouchables: Special Edition
    Devil's Advocate: Special Edition
    Eurotrip: Unrated
    The Last Samurai
    Swingers
    Battle of The Bulge
    Sleepers
    Titanic (1997)
    Better Off Dead
    Major League
    Lord of The Rings
    Mighty Joe Young (Theron)
    Serendipity
    The Rock (Non-Criterion)
    American Beauty: Awards Edition
    Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey
    Best Of The Chris Rock Show

    HD-DVDs:
    Constantine $24.99
    Pitch Black: Unrated $29.99
    Friday Night Lights $29.99

    DVD Sets:
    The Simpsons: Season 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 $19.99 each
    Carnivale: Season 1 $54.99

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    Target on sale DVD titles:

    $7.50 each:
    Ever After
    The Last Of The Mohicans: Director's Extended Edition
    Beyond The Sea
    T2: Extreme Edition

    $10.00 each:
    Shrek 2
    Shark Tale
    Ice Age: Super Cool Edition
    Bratz: Genie Magic
     
  3. TonyD

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    hmm, i thought some like it hot was out already.
    i saw the new one on a shelf up in the City.
     
  4. Bill Thomann

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    3rd or 4th straight week with nothing at all. Next week is Hudson Hawk SE.
     
  5. Greg_S_H

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    Oh, man. I want the Tough Guys Collection bad. I'll be unable to get it right away, though. Soon, though. I can retire my G-Men tape.
     
  6. Jimmy M

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    Brisco for me. What's up with that Circuit City pricing?

    Jimmy!
     
  7. RickER

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    Flash Gordon for me. Great Saturday morning stuff.
     
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    Lots I want this week, but Brisco County and Jack of All Trades are the immediate must buys. Everything else will probably wait, since I'm going to San diego for Comic-Con this week. Real tempted to fill in the holes in my Simpsons collection with that BB sale, though...

    Bill, any interesting extras on the Hudson Hawk SE scheduled for next week? Amazon doesn't list anything. I've always thought the movie rather underrated, but I must admit I'm surprised it's getting the SE treatment given its rep as a massive flop.
     
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    Yep, Flash Gordon will be the only standard DVD purchase I make this week. It was Filmation's crowning achievement and features some excellent animation in the earlier episodes. I just wish the original feature length movie was included with the set but unfortunately BCI does not hold the rights...
     
  10. Bill Thomann

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    Julio, never saw the full official specs but dvdactive said the 15th AE of Hudson Hawk will include a trivia track, deleted scenes & at least 2 behind the scenes featurettes & of course anamorphic ws. With a retail of under $20 it should be pretty reasonably priced even if it's not fully loaded.

    ps In addition to everything listed above Laser's Edge lists a Director's commentary & music video.
     
  11. george kaplan

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    Well it is, but indications are that this is a significantly better release. For example, the original wasn't anamorphic and this one is supposed to be.

    After two weeks of nothing, at least there'll be one dvd (the aforementioned Some Like It Hot) this week.
     
  12. Steve...O

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    Thanks for the Round-Up.

    Noir #3 and Warners Tough Guys are essential purchases this week. The extras on the latter alone (including those infamous blooper reels) are worth the purchase price by themselves.
     
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    i know, thats why i said i saw the new one.
    the old release has been around for a few years.

    this new one wasnt supposed to be out 'till this tuesday?
     
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    Looks like I'm going to catch up on Simspons sets at Best Buy. Sweet.
     
  15. Barry_B_B

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    Goodfellas (finally!) and Full Metal Jacket. Did not expect to buy many this week but just picked up T2 Extreme, Sin City and I Spit on Your Grave yesterday on sale. I love my hobby [​IMG]
     
  16. Kenneth Cummings

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    Another week, another lack of purchases. Oh well. By the way Mike, I got Best Buy coupons and you didn't! *sticks tongue out at Mike*
     
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    Absoulete:

    Amazing Stories: Season 1 - Amazing show
    ATL - Really good film.
    Pee Wee Herman Show: Live at Roxy
    Queer Duck: The Movie
    Ren & Stimpy: Lost Episodes

    Maybies:

    Carnivale: Season 2 - Really want to get, needs to be a bit cheaper
    NBA Champs (’05-’06): Miami Heat
    Second Chance
    She’s The Man
    Some Like It Hot CE (2-disc)
    Sybil: 30th Anniv. Edition (1976)

    Down the road:

    Best of She-Ra: Princess of Power
    Film Noir Classic Collection Vol. 3
    The Incredible Hulk: Season 1
    A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Vol. 3
    A Pup Named Scooby-Doo: Vol. 4
     
  18. Chris S

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    Thanks guys!

    Is it just me or is Last Samurai perpetually on sale somewhere? I think I see it atleast 3 times a month.
     
  19. TravisR

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    I'll be getting:

    Carnivale: Season Two
    Film Noir Collection #3
    Ren And Stimpy

    Thanks for the prices! [​IMG]
     
  20. Craig Beam

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    Must haves:

    The Incredible Hulk, season 1
    Film Noir Classic Collection, volume 3

    Maybe:

    Amazing Stores, Season 1

    As always, thanks for the list!
     

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