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Weekly RoundUp 1/20 (Dave's Vacation - Week #3)


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#1 of 92 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted January 18 2004 - 12:59 AM

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The Weekly RoundUp
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__________TITLE____________ _ _Amazon _ BestBuy _ CrcCity _ Target_ _ Costco_
Accidental Tourist_________ _ $16.97 __ $14.99 __ $15.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Barney Miller – Season 1___ _ $25.46 __ $24.99 __ $24.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Belly______________________ _ $22.93 __ $14.99 __ $19.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Cabin Fever________________ _ $22.94 __ $18.99 __ $19.99 __ $15.99 __ $_N/A_
Chump Change_______________ _ $25.49 __ $24.99 __ $22.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Dinotopia – The Series_____ _ $21.23 __ $19.99 __ $19.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Fist of the Red Dragon_____ _ $21.22 __ $_N/A_ __ $19.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Jeremiah - Season 1________ _ $67.97 __ $54.99 __ $79.96 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Manic______________________ _ $25.48 __ $24.99 __ $22.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Marcy X____________________ _ $25.49 __ $19.99 __ $19.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
MTV Punk’d – Season 1______ _ $18.89 __ $19.99 __ $15.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Once Upon a Time in Mexico_ _ $20.26 __ $15.99 __ $19.99 __ $_”LP” __ $_N/A_
Open Range_________________ _ $20.99 __ $17.99 __ $19.99 __ $19.99 __ $_N/A_
Pokemon Heroes_____________ _ $18.89 __ $17.99 __ $27.00 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Rules of the Game (CC)_____ _ $27.97 __ $34.99 __ $34.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
The Simple Life____________ _ $13.99 __ $14.99 __ $12.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Spellbound_________________ _ $18.87 __ $19.99 __ $26.97 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Stargate SG-1 – Season 5___ _ $48.97 __ $49.99 __ $49.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
Swing Shift________________ _ $16.97 __ $14.99 __ $15.99 __ $_N/A_ __ $_N/A_
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Standard disclaimer: All prices are taken from the websites of each chain, or from their printed advertisements, the Sunday of the week of release (so as to catch any week-of-release sale prices). All prices are subject to change by each chain. Prices and inventory in-store may or may not match the website price. If a price is marked "$_N/A_" in the grid, it means that this title is not shown as available on that chain's website or perhaps in their ads...but it COULD still be in-stores!

$_"LP" means the advertisement says "Low Price", and $_"HP" means the advertisement says "Hot Price". Use of either of these in the Roundup grid indicates that I could not locate a definate 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 only include the titles I feel like including (or the ones Dave tells me he's looking for ;o)). In fact, the titles are pretty much the ones I'm personally interested in, with few exceptions. I don't get paid for this, and I don't have time to devote to doing every DVD. Look, Dave has a lovely wife and a five-year-old son that he is spending time with. 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...like he does!

Note that Circuit City does not guarantee their sale prices in Hawaii. Also note that I cannot include Wal-Mart prices in the standard Roundup: Wal-Mart sets prices at individual stores based on nearby competition, so there is not a way I can say here what price you'll find at YOUR local Wal-Mart location. When it comes to Wal-Mart prices mentioned at all, just remember that "Your Milage May Vary".


--American Tail and its three sequels are MAR releases (This, according to Dave Lambert) These films been left OFF the RoundUp.

--Amazon is still featuring free shipping on orders over $25. Restrictions apply.

--For those of you who happen to be in need of computer ink this week (or just feel like stocking up), Best Buy is offering $10 off ANY DVD instantly with the purchase of any two ink cartridges or any one twin pack costing $25 or more. The eligible ink is Canon, Epson, Lexmark, HP or Basix.

--Best Buy is also offering a two-pack of Desperado and El Mariachi for 15.99. If you buy it in combination with Once Upon a Time in Mexico you’ll get all three movies for $25!

--At Best Buy you can also get a deal on Tombstone (reg. price $14.99). If you buy it together with Open Range, you can get Tombstone for $9.99

--And Best Buy keeps the deals coming with discounts on multiple puchases of Stargate season sets. Seasons 1-5 are all on sale for $49.99 apiece. Buy ANY TWO seasons and get $15 off. Buy ALL FIVE seasons and save $50. (Basically, buy 4, get 1 free) .

--Circuit City will give you $3 off the joint purchase of the Once Upon a Time In Mexico DVD and soundtrack CD.

The latest markdowns according to DavisDVD:
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EFFECTIVE January 20, 2004:

- I'm With Lucy
- Only You
- Swept From The Sea
- Tortilla Soup

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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#2 of 92 OFFLINE   Sean Frost

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Posted January 18 2004 - 01:53 AM

Targets ad this week really sucked. The DVD section was so small.
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#3 of 92 OFFLINE   george kaplan

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Posted January 18 2004 - 02:17 AM

I'll only be getting Best Friends and possibly American Graffiti (if the transfer is new & improved).
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#4 of 92 OFFLINE   ChrisBEA

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Posted January 18 2004 - 03:27 AM

Let's see Once Upon a Time in Mexico Cabin Fever Open Range possible: Spellbound Fist of the Red Dragon down the line: Stargate S5 There are a few others I want, but they aren't advertised anywhere...

#5 of 92 OFFLINE   Bill Thomann

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Posted January 18 2004 - 03:42 AM

Just the original An American Tail for me (from DDD). Thanks for the roundup.

#6 of 92 OFFLINE   Stephen L

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Posted January 18 2004 - 03:47 AM

Thanks Mike .............Was hoping to see Open Range for $15.99 , oh well maybe Costco or BJ's will beat BB.

#7 of 92 OFFLINE   Shane Martin

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Posted January 18 2004 - 04:13 AM

Ultimate Electronics has Open Range for $15.99 in their ad this week if you live in their area.

#8 of 92 OFFLINE   ace peterson

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Posted January 18 2004 - 04:15 AM

Open Range is getting a rental first.

#9 of 92 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted January 18 2004 - 04:55 AM

Best Buy DVD sale items: $5.99 each: Bedazzled Tigerland G.I. Jane The Program One Way Out All of Me 2 for $15: The Brothers A League of Their Own First Knight Panic Room U Turn A River Runs Through It Rudy The Quick and the Dead Sniper Stripes Poetic Justice Stepmom Silverado Jerry Maguire Cruel Intentions Christine Fools Rush In Jumanji Blue Streak As Good As It Gets Girl, Interrupted Center Stage Legends of the Fall A Few Good Men Wedding Planner Saving Silverman Ghostbusters 2 Candyman $19.99 each: Pirates of the Caribbean Finding Nemo Freddy vs. Jason Matrix Reloaded ---------- Circuit City DVD sale items: $6.99 each: How To Be A Player G.I. Jane The 6th Man Tidal Wave: No Escape $19.99 each: Freddy Vs. Jason Underworld Freaky Friday Seabiscuit ---------- Costco DVD sale items: New (to me) stock: $8.99 Fox titles: Dying Young Boondock Saints Entrapment The King of Comedy Big Predator (dts) Thin Red Line My Cousin Vinnie Don't Say A Word Men of Honor Cast Away Wall Street High Crimes Young Frankenstein $12.99 Fox titles: Hoffa Daredevil Phone Booth 28 Days Laters (with the 3 alternate endings) Solaris $12.99 MGM titles: Hannah And Her Sisters Fiddler On The Roof SE The Graduate SE No Man's Land Midnight Cowboy Silence Of The Lambs SE Some Like It Hot SE Leaving Las Vegas The Usual Suspects SE
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#10 of 92 OFFLINE   Kenneth Cummings

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Posted January 18 2004 - 05:01 AM

Is the WB deal from last week still going on? Anyway, I might get some dvds this week, just not sure what.
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#11 of 92 OFFLINE   Jeff D

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Posted January 18 2004 - 05:58 AM

I've been waiting for the punk'd season, a friend of mine has been on a few episodes. I just recorded the marathon last night and was going to burn some DVDs myself, I think I'll just go to the store instead. =) Just ordered Punk'd and Open Range (from the director of Dances with Wolves. Ummm like I care, and why not just say Kevin Costner!?!?!? You're trying to pull the wool over my eyes!) got both from CC $15.99 each (yeah Open Range is 15.99 at CC.com). Looks like BB will be getting my order for Once Upon A Time... That buy all three for $25 sounds like a good deal, even though I've got the others already. Maybe to sell it on ebay?

#12 of 92 OFFLINE   Malcolm R

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Posted January 18 2004 - 06:09 AM

Nothing deserving of my $$$ this week. Guess I'll have to get caught up on some past releases I missed. Posted Image
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#13 of 92 OFFLINE   rob kilbride

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Posted January 18 2004 - 06:29 AM

I'm curious if Open Range will also be available for $15.99 in stores. Theres no mention of it being an online special and usually the in store prices are the same as the cc website.

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Posted January 18 2004 - 06:42 AM

Punk'd Season 1 for me this week. And possibly American Tail. I hate to buy a MAR release, but this is one of my favorite films from my childhood, so I may have to make an exception for it.

Also, FYE actually has an ad in the paper this week (probably also good at Strawberries, Coconuts, and the other Trans World stores but YMMV). Make sure you look at Patrick's BB/CC ads above, as many of these are listed in CC/BB's 2 for $18/2 for $15 deals, respectively - cheaper than in the FYE ad):
Paramount $9.99/ea (reg. $14.99)
48 Hrs.*
Airplane*
Beverly Hills Cop*
Brady Bunch Movie*
Coming to America
Crossroads
Grease*
Night at the Roxbury
Officer and a Gentleman
Orange County
Rat Race
Romeo and Juliet
Save the Last Dance
Snow Day
Superstar
Tommy Boy
Tucker: The Man and His Dream
Up in Smoke
Varsity Blues
The Warriors
What's Eating Gilbert Grape
Zoolander
Titanic
Primal Fear
*Only the first film in each series is listed, no sequels are pictures and probably aren't the same price

Columbia/Tristar $9.99/ea. (regular $14.99-$19.99)
Higher Learning
Center Stage SE
The Craft
Formula 51
Single White Female
Two Can Play That Game
Ali
Jumanji SE
Cable Guy
As Good as it Gets
Stripes
Booty Call
Cruel Intentions*
8mm
A Few Good Men SE
Ghostbusters*
Legends of the Fall SE
The Pest
Gattace
Flightliners
28 Days SE
Anaconda
Big Chill

Hook $12.99
*same disclaimer as above

Universal $14.99/ea. (reg. $26.99)
2 Fast 2 Furious
Deliver Us From Eva
Head of State
Monty Python's The Meaning of Life
Old School (Unrated is shown)
Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron
The Life of David Gale
The Pianist

Universal $9.99/ea. (reg. $19.99)
A.I.
Almost Famous (original release shown)
Blue Crush
Blues Brothers 2000 CE
Erin Brockovich
For Love of the Game
The Scorpion KIng
Uncle Buck
The Truth About Charlie
Jaws (DTS Anniversary CE shown)
Jaws 2
Jaws 3
Jesus Christ Superstar
Life
Red Dragon (single disc release shown)
The Emperor's Club
The Great Outdoors

FOX $14.99/ea. (reg. $19.99-$29.99)
28 Days Later
Bend It Like Beckham
Hoffa SE (according to ad, in stores 1/27 although the ad's only good through Wed 1/21???)
Brown Sugar
Daredevil 2-disc
Phone Booth
Simple Life (in stores Tuesday)
Wrong Turn

FOX $9.99/ea. (reg. $14.99-$19.99)
Soul Food
The Beach
Dr. Dolittle 2 ("Full Screen" version shown)
Men of Honor SE
Big Momma's House ("Full Screen" version shown)
Black Knight
Vanishing Point
Young Frankenstein
Raw Deal
Chasing Papi
Behind Enemy Lines
Say Anything SE
Wm. Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet SE
Moulin Rouge (2-disc version is pictured in the ad)

WWE $14.99/ea. (reg. $24.99)
Vengenance 2003
Trish Stratus
Unforgiven
SummerSlam 2003
Brock Lesnar Here Comes the Pain
Bad Blood
No Mercy

WWE $16.99/ea. (reg. $29.99)
Mick Foley Greatest Hits & Misses (2-disc set, available Tuesday)
From the Vault: Shawn Michaels (2-disc set)
Bloodbath (2-disc set)

Ultimate Ric Flair Collection (3-disc set) $22.99

Image (various prices)
$12.99/ea. (reg. $19.99)
Hugh Hefner: American Playboy
Steve-O: Don't Try This at Home
Bikini Bandits Experience
Off the Hook, Off the Chain
$16.99/ea. (reg. $19.99-$24.99)
Beef
Cher: The Farewell Concert
Phish: Bittersweet Motel
The Bee Gees: One Night Only
Matchbox Twenty: VH1 Storytellers
$44.99/ea. (reg. $69.99)
Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 1
Dick Van Dyke Show: Season 2

Warner Brothers $9.99/ea. (reg. $14.99)
The Art of War
Battlefield Earth
Assassins
The Bodyguard
City by the Sea (WS shown)
Conspiracy Theory
Demolition Man
Dave
Excalibur
15 Minutes Infinifilm
Fallen
Fear Dot Com
Three Kings
The Postman
Juwanna Mann
Last Boy Scout
Lethal Weapon 4: Premiere Edition
My Blue Heaven
National Lampoon's European Vacation
Perfect Murder SE
Police Academy
Poltergeist
Prices good today Sunday 1/18-Wednesday 1/21, which is why I question Hoffa's inclusion, but it's in there.

#15 of 92 OFFLINE   NeilO

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Posted January 18 2004 - 07:42 AM

For JMS fans, Jeremiah is the big title this week. The big surprise is that Best Buy has such a low price in comparison to Amazon and Circuit City is just off the map. Over at http://www.isnnews.net
there is word about a $5 coupon for Jeremiah which would make it an even better deal.

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#16 of 92 OFFLINE   Mark Bendiksen

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Posted January 18 2004 - 07:56 AM


Where is The Accidental Tourist? Doesn't it get released this week?


#17 of 92 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted January 18 2004 - 09:07 AM



Added to the RoundUp. Thanks, Mark!

Personally, gang, I'm liking that BestBuy deal with the computer ink. You know you're going to need the ink at one time or another. Might as well get it now and get $10 off ANY DVD! Posted Image

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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#18 of 92 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted January 18 2004 - 09:32 AM



Scott: Was that a glossy insert? I got TWO copies of the Sunday Times-Union this weekend and didn't see any FYE ad. Posted Image

There's Jessie the yodeling cowgirl. Bullseye, he's Woody's horse. Pete the old prospector. And, Woody, the man himself.Of course, it's time for Woody's RoundUp. He's the very best! He's the rootinest, tootinest cowboy in the wild, wild west!


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#19 of 92 OFFLINE   Mark Bendiksen

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Posted January 18 2004 - 09:53 AM


Wow...that was quick. Thanks, Mike! Posted Image


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Posted January 18 2004 - 10:26 AM

Thanks Mike and Patrick, just WWE: Mick Foley's Greatest Hits and Misses for me this week. Next week on the otherhand is a different story.




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