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The 2005 "DVDs I got for Christmas" Thread


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#1 of 66 OFFLINE   Chad A Wright

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Posted December 22 2005 - 01:29 PM

Being that Christmas is only 3 days away, and some people's (like my crazy in-laws) will start tomorrow ... it's about time to start listing the loot. Since I haven't opened anything yet (except the new TV), I'll start with what I'm giving. Wife: Serenity Battlestar Galactica 2.0 Kids: Batman TAS: Volume 3 Star Wars Clone Wars: Vol. 2 Sky High Mom: Singing in the Rain (40th Ann.) Brother: Remington Steele Season 1 He-man and She-Ra Christmas Special (you gotta love nostalgia)

#2 of 66 OFFLINE   Matt Butler

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Posted December 22 2005 - 02:16 PM

Giving:
Dad: Drew Carey (Best Buy WB Tv Favs)

Sis: Looney Tunes Vol 2

Friends: (Various)
Seinfeld Season 1/2 (Black Fri deal) Posted Image
Looney Tunes Vol 3
Star Wars Clone Wars Vol 2
Warriors Dir Cut
Princess Bride
MASH Season 9

Recieved:
Miami Vice Season 2
Dukes of Hazzard 2005 Unrated
Looney Tunes Vol 3
Muppet Show Season 1
Lost Season 1
Spongebob Season 3
24 Season 4
Testament: Live in London
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#3 of 66 OFFLINE   Stephen Orr

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Posted December 22 2005 - 02:43 PM

Getting for sure
Serenity
King Kong collector set (Best Buy)
Peter Jackson's Production Diaries
Cinderella Man (bought as a gift for someone else, but now we're keeping it Posted Image )
Muppet Christmas Carol (widescreen)
Muppet Treasure Island (widescreen)

Giving
Serenity

I could be surprised in a couple of days with more

#4 of 66 OFFLINE   Martin Jeeves

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Posted December 22 2005 - 09:39 PM

Bought for others... Shawshank Redemption Must Love Dogs Four Brothers War of the Worlds Had bought for me... Serenity Into The Blue Conderella Man Must Love Dogs
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#5 of 66 OFFLINE   Daniel-M

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Posted December 22 2005 - 10:18 PM

Fantastic Four and Star Wars Ep 3

#6 of 66 OFFLINE   Sam Favate

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Posted December 22 2005 - 11:45 PM

DVDs make some great gifts, especially the box sets. Here's what I am giving: Wife: 2 new Seinfeld volumes, 3 Muppet movies, the film Shag (replacing her VHS), Emmet Otter Christmas. Mom: The Oprah Collection, the Streisand collection. (Dad doesn't watch much TV.) Brother 1: Spy Who Came In From the Cold (along with a DVD player! He and his wife don't have one!) Brother 2: The Grinch (animated) Sister in law: Charmed season 2 Nephew: Star Wars Episode III Best friend: Battlestar Galactica (2005) season 1 Best friends' kids: Star Wars Holiday Special (from the magic of Santa)

#7 of 66 OFFLINE   Bob clamer

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Posted December 23 2005 - 12:07 AM

UPDATED: Titles given: WHO SLEW AUNTIE ROO/WHT'S THE MATTER WITH HELEN THE ATTIC/CRAWLSPACE THE HOUSE THAT DRIPPED BLOOD HALLOWEEN 4 (LIMITED EDITION TIN) POLISH WEDDING REMEMBERING PATSY CLINE LITTLE GIRL WHO LIVES DOWN THE LANE PRACTICAL MAGIC WIZARD OF OZ (3D/COLLECTORS EDITION) WWE-BRET THE HITMAN HART-BEST THERE IS, BEST THERE WAS, BEST THERE WILL EVER BE SOUND OF MUSIC: 40TH ANNIVERSAY EDITION EVERYBODY LOVES RAYMOND SEASON 5 THE 40 YEAR OLD VIRGIN KISS: ROCK THE NATION KISS MEETS THE PHANTOM OF THE PARK (sealed) A TREE GROWS IN BROOKLYN (VHS) Movie/TV related item given: LIMITED EDITION AUTOGRAPHED BOOK CRYSTAL LAKE MEMORIES: THE COMPLETE HISTORY OF FRIDAY THE 13TH FROM SIDESHOW COLLECTABLES Titles received: SIN CITY: EXTENDED CUT POLAR EXPRESS: GIFT SET W/TRAIN AND SNOWGLOBE CHICAGO: THE RAZZLE, DAZZLE EDITION ROCK 'N' ROLL HIGH SCHOOL: ROCK ON EDITION THE BAD NEWS BEARS: TRIPLE PLAY COLLECTION THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY LA BAMBA IN LIVING COLOR: SEASON 4 THE HILLS HAVE EYES (2 DISC SET) ON THE WATERFRONT THE ACCUSED A NIGHT TO REMEMBER (CRITERION COLLECTION) GLADIATOR: EXTENDED EDITION MONTY PYTHON'S GRAHAM CHAPMAN: LOOKS LIKE A BROWN TROUSER JOB MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: MICHAEL PALIN'S PERSONAL BEST MONTY PYTHON'S FLYING CIRCUS: ERIC IDLE'S PERSONAL BEST WAR OF THE WORLDS: 2 DISC SET CINDERELLA MAN: 2 DISC COLLECTOR'S EDITION ELEKTRA: DIRECTOR'S CUT BIG FISH: SPECIAL EDITION WITH BOOK SOUTH PARK: SEASON 6 FANTASTIC 4: BEST BUY EXCLUSIVE SET BATMAN ANTHOLOGY KING KONG: BEST BUY EXCLUSIVE SET BEAVIS AND BUTTHEAD: THE MIKE JUDGE COLLECTION VOL.1 TITANIC (LIMITED EDTION GIFT SET WITH COIN AND FILM CELL) Movie/TV related items received: NAPOLEAN DYNAMITE CALENDAR AND PEN SOUTH PARK CALENDAR & PLUSH MR. HANKY HELLRAISER: CENOBITE LAIR BOXED SET CONTAINING 4 FIGURES: PINHEAD, EXCLUSIVE FEMALE 2, CHATTERER AND BUTTERBALL. CHAINS AND HOOKS FOR THE CENOBITE LAIR AND AN AUTOGRAPHED PINHEAD ILLUSTRATION BY CLIVE BARKER(SPENCER GIFTS EXCLUSIVE) $100.00 WITH OF BEST BUY GIFT CARDS Guess I didn't do too bad.

#8 of 66 OFFLINE   Dave GR

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Posted December 23 2005 - 12:19 AM

Giving:

My Dad ... The Pink Panther Film Collection (R2)
My Mum ... The Inn of the Sixth Happiness (R1)
Others ... City of God (R2), Black Books - complete series 1-3 (R2), Battle of Britain SE

Expecting (rubs hands in glee):

Battlestar Galactica 2.0
Star Trek: Nemesis SE (R2)
Looney Tunes Golden Collection vol 3
My Man Godfrey: Criterion
The Lady Vanishes: Ctierion
Trouble in Paradise: Criterion
Ben-Hur 4 disc
The Thin Man Collection (R2)
and a guilty pleasure ... Alien vs Predator: Unrated (hey, sometimes I like to just disengage brain and enjoy some mindless mayhem)
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Merry Christmas all!

#9 of 66 OFFLINE   Tony Scello

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Posted December 23 2005 - 12:52 AM

I know I'm getting the Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection for Christmas from my wife since I bought it myself from DDD when they had their 20% off sale. I'm expecting other DVDs from other relatives (I tried to drop enough hints, at leastPosted Image )
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#10 of 66 OFFLINE   Bob clamer

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Posted December 23 2005 - 12:56 AM

I took avantage of the 20% off deal with DDD as well. I hope my wife did the same thing. Even helped other people I work with to get some good deals for their friends and families. I seem to be the go-to guy when anyone is looking for DVDs.

#11 of 66 OFFLINE   Jason_V

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Posted December 23 2005 - 01:57 AM

Do titles I've bought myself count as Christmas presents? Posted Image

Alright...

Sister: Harry Potter 1 and 2 (WS) and Phantom of the Opera (WS)
Best Friend (Female): Golden Girls S2
Best Friend (Male): Episode I and II (WS)
Boyfriend's Father: Laura and The Dark Corner

I'm not expecting any for me because, frankly, everyone knows I get what I want when I see it, so there's no point!

#12 of 66 OFFLINE   Mike Frezon

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Posted December 23 2005 - 03:14 AM



Yeah...for some reason that's true for my friends and co-workers too! Posted Image

I'll be back to post after Christmas. This may be my most DVD-iest Holiday yet!

I KNOW Santa's going to get me Leave It To Beaver: Season 1. You are, aren't you, Santa??? Huh?! Puh-leeeeeze!!! I've been good!

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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#13 of 66 OFFLINE   Paul McElligott

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Posted December 23 2005 - 04:01 AM

Bought for others Gallipoli Bought for me: West Wing S5.
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#14 of 66 OFFLINE   MarkHastings

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Posted December 23 2005 - 04:35 AM

Giving to my Mom: All 5 Seasons of "Everybody Loves Raymond" Received from a friend: "Happy Tree Friends: Christmas Break"

#15 of 66 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted December 23 2005 - 04:41 AM

as usual the dvds I bought for myself are the Walt Disney Treasures sets: Batman Begins deluxe edition Best of the Best Billy Madison SE Cinderella King Kong (in Tin) Firefly got the walmart garth brooks set and the Revenge of the Sith soundtrack in the music end of things.
 

#16 of 66 OFFLINE   Michael Elliott

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Posted December 23 2005 - 05:12 AM

Got my father:

The Exorcist
A Night to Remember
Key Largo
North by Northwest
Urban Cowboy
Titanic (3-disc documentary)
Yankeography Vol. 4
Boston Red Sox World Series set
Great Baseball Movies

Received so far:

The Wizard of Oz (3-disc set)
Ben Hur (4-disc set, already had Posted Image)
Historical Classics 50-Movie Pack
Suspense Classics 50-Movie Pack
Rebel Without a Cause (2-disc SE)
East of Eden (2-disc SE)
Marlon Brando Collection
The Missouri Breaks
Burn
The Fugitive Find
Frankenstein's Bloody Terror
Forgotten Films of Fatty Arbuckle
Harold Lloyd Collection
4 $10 GC to Best Buy

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#17 of 66 OFFLINE   MarkHarrison

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Posted December 23 2005 - 06:17 AM

I already got: The Fantastic Four The kids are getting me: Firefly The kids are getting: Madagascar I'm hoping to fill this out a little more after this weekend.

#18 of 66 OFFLINE   Patrick Sun

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Posted December 23 2005 - 07:01 AM

No one gets me DVDs anymore because I usually already have it. Here's what I can remember giving out this year so far... Friend A - Lost box set, and Napolean Dynamite Friend B - Sports Night box set Friend C - Family Guy Friend D - Matrix boxset (non-Neo bust ed.) Friend E - Smallville Season 2 Friend F - Arrested Development season 1 Friend G - Chappelle's Show season 2, Anchorman Friend H - Arrested Development season 1, Fever Pitch Friend I - LOTR FOTR/TTT/ROTK 2-disc editions. Friend J - Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon, The Incredibles, Reservoir Dogs, The Aviator Friend K - Desperate Housewives season 1 Friend L - Napolean Dynamite, Red Dragon Friend M - The Scorpian King, Million Dollar Baby, 2 others Friend N - Veronica Mars season 1, Love Potion #9, Miss Congeniality 2 Aunt - Meet the Parents, Meet the Fockers, The Aviator Uncle - Hogan's Heroes season 2, The Interpreter, Apollo 13, Troy Cousin - Shark Tale, Shrek 2, 2 others Cousin's hubby - Friday Night Lights, Elf, Rudy, Happy Gilmore Nephew - SW Clone Wars Vol. 1 and Vol. 2 (he went to sleep clutching these DVDs) Dad - Mogambo Damn, I'm broke!
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#19 of 66 OFFLINE   MichaelGH

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Posted December 23 2005 - 10:38 AM

So far: [Received] Mom & Dad: Leave it to beaver S1 Poirot Classic Collection (12 dvd set of 36 hour long eps) Only Fools and Horses S1-3 Brother: Wong Kar Wai box set Father-in-law: Batman motion picture anthology Slacker: Criterion Collection Mother-in-law: TBD [Giving] Dad: I, Claudius Mom: Gone With the Wind Michael
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#20 of 66 OFFLINE   Bryan Ri

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Posted December 23 2005 - 11:13 AM

I have NO clue what I'm getting, but here's what I'm giving: Dad: The Producers Older Brother: Meet the Fockers Office Space CE Younger Brother: West Wing Season 1 The Patriot Anchorman UR Best Friend 1: 24 Season 3 Best Friend 2: Child's Play