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Weekly RoundUp 5-16-2006


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#1 of 42 Mike Frezon

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:22 PM

The Weekly RoundUp

The Features

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– Nathan Lane, Uma Thurman & Matthew Broderick (The Producers - 2005)

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– Cast (The Big Valley: Season 1 – 1965)

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– Marlo Thomas (That Girl - 1966)

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– Cast (Here Come the Brides - 1968)

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– Cast (Six Wives of Henry VIII – 1970)

The Prices

TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostco
Arms of the Man$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Beach Girls$14.99$14.99$15.99 -  - 
The Big Valley: Season 1$27.99$32.99$34.99 -  - 
Con Air (NR Extended Edition)$19.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Crimson Tide (NR Extended Edition)$19.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Devil’s Disciple$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Doogal$21.71$16.99$16.99$16.99 - 
**Duma$13.99$14.99$12.99 -  - 
Enemy of the State (NR Ext. Ed.)$19.99$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Everytime We Say Goodbye$9.99$9.99$14.94 -  - 
George Bernard Shaw Coll.$41.99$69.99$49.99 -  - 
Grounded for Life: Season 2$20.99$20.99$19.99 -  - 
Heartbreak House$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Here Come the Brides: Season 1$34.99$44.99$39.99 -  - 
Hill Street Blues: Season 2$27.99$26.99$27.99$24.99 - 
Home Movies: Season 4$24.99$24.99$29.99 -  - 
Magic Johnson: Always Showtime$17.99$9.99$15.99 -  - 
The Millionairess$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
Monarch of the Glen: Series 4$41.99$49.99$49.99 -  - 
Mrs. Warren’s Profession$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
MST3K –Volume 9$41.98$41.99$49.99 -  - 
Napolean Dynamite SE$17.49$16.99$14.99$16.99 - 
Napolean Dynamite Coll. Set(s) - $34.99$29.99 -  - 
New Police Story$20.19$19.99$19.99 -  - 
**The Producers$16.96$19.99$16.99$16.99$18.99
Pygmalion (1973)$11.19$12.99$12.99 -  - 
The Ringer$20.99$19.99$14.99$19.99 - 
Shooting Livien$14.99$14.99$17.99 -  - 
Six Wives of Henry VIII$48.99$59.99$69.99 -  - 
**Something New$19.49$19.99$16.99$19.99 - 
Supernanny: Season 1$26.99$22.99$24.99 -  - 
TMNT: Vol. 3.7-Hun on the Run$11.19$11.99$12.99 -  - 
That Girl: Season 1$25.56$29.99$34.99 -  - 
Walt Disney: Small World Fun-Vol. 1$14.99$9.99$12.99 -  - 
Walt Disney: Small World Fun-Vol. 2$14.99$9.99$12.99 -  - 
When A Stranger Calls$18.98$16.99$14.99$16.99 - 
The White Countess$18.99$19.99$19.99 -  - 
Winter Passing$20.99$19.99$19.99$19.99 - 


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! Duma AND The Producers AND Something New are ALL available in both OAR and MAR versions...get the correct one(s) !

--Lots of heavy-duty season one TV releases this week…with a couple of films thrown in to boot! There are also a couple of different Napoleon Dynamite Collectors Sets of which you should be aware.

--Best Buy, this week, is advertising an EXCLUSIVE NAPOLEON DYNAMITE COLLECTOR’S SET “Pretty much the best collector’s set ever”. Flippin’ Sweet Collctor’s Set includes SE DVD, Exclusive Napolean & Kip head knockers and five removable iPod sticker covers. Minimum 24 per store. No rainchecks.

--Save $5, instantly, at Best Buy when you buy The Ringer with either Grandma’s Boy or Big Momma’s House 2. OR, Save $10 when you buy all three titles. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy is promoting its “Our Lowest Advertised Price” of $12.99 on four titles this week: The Aristocrats, Lord of War, Saw II & Waiting….

--Circuit City has its own EXCLUSIVE NAPOLEON DYNAMITE COLLECTOR’S SET this week! Includes 2-disc SE DVD, “vote for pedro” t-shirt and a talking figure with 18 different lines.

--I like this promotional tie-in! It gets points for being clever! Posted Image Circuit City is giving an EXCLUSIVE FREE CIRCUIT CITY 30-MINUTE CALLING CARD with the purchase of When A Stranger Calls on DVD. While supplies last. Minimum 25 per store.

--Circuit City is now also doing a FREE BONUS MOVIE TICKET TO SEE THE Da Vinci code (in theaters May 19) with the purchase of any of the following 12 DVDs for $9.99 apiece (Regular $14.99). Valid 5-14-06 thru 6-30-06. Up to a $10 value. Spiderman/Spiderman 2, Stealth, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, The Legend of Zorro, Monty Python & the Holy Grail, The Mask of Zorro, The Silence of the Lambs, A River Runs Through It DE, Legends of the Fall DE, The Caine Mutiny (!), The Guns of Navarone and Philadelphia.

--Target is advertising SEVEN FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS with its copies of the Napoleon Dynamite SE DVD. Quantity limited, no rainchecks.

--Target is also advertising an EXCLUSIVE RELEASE of Bridezillas: Season 2 for $19.99. Only at Target!

The Markdowns

The latest markdowns according to DavisDVD:

EFFECTIVE: May 16, 2006 (Studio/Titles/New SRP)

None to report.

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 42 Dave Scarpa

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:29 PM

Well I considered getting Crimson Tide and Con Air, good lord knows we waited long enough for Crimson Tide, But finally having seen Hi Def DVD this weekend I think these and all my new movie Purchases are on hold for HD-DVD or Blue Ray. I will get Big Valley but Might Amazon for it, and pick up HSB at Target. My Memories of Here Come the Brides are too foggy so I'lll Netflix that one...
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#3 of 42 TonyD

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:32 PM

about time.


speaking of about time. crimson tide and enemy of the state for me.

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#4 of 42 Patrick Sun

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:37 PM

Circuit City on sale DVD items:

Munich $19.99
Nanny McPhee $19.99

$5.99 each:
Cabin Fever
Jet Li: The Legend
State Property
Bluehill Avenue
King Of New York: Special Edition
The Ninth Gate
First Blood: Ultimate Edition
SNL: Best Of Will Ferrell - Volume II
Stephen King's Rose Red
Natural Born Killers: Director's Cut
Van Wilder
Terminator 2: Extreme Edition
Reservoir Dogs: Special Edition
The General's Daughter
Dune: Director's Cut Special Edition
Belly: Special Edition

$9.99 each:
Bonus Movie Ticket to see the Da Vinci Code with the purchase of ANY of the following DVDs. Valid 5/14/06 - 6/30/06. Up to a $10 value.
Spider-Man / Spider-Man 2 Two-Pack
Stealth: Special Edition
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
The Legend Of Zorro: Special Edition
Monty Python & The Holy Grail: Special Edition
The Mask Of Zorro: Special Edition
The Silence Of The Lambs: Special Edition
A River Runs Through It: Deluxe Edition
Legends Of The Fall: Deluxe Edition
The Caine Mutiny: Columbia Classics
The Guns Of Navarone: Special Edition
Philadelphia: Anniversary Edition

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Best Buy on sale DVD items:

The Family Stone $19.99
Munich $19.99
The Aristocrats $12.99
Lord Of War $12.99
SAW II $12.99
Waiting: 2-disc Deluxe Edition $12.99
Killa Season $14.99

The Ringer $15.99
Grandma’s Boy: Unrated $15.99
Big Momma’s House 2 $19.99
(Save $5 instantly when you buy The Ringer and either Grandma’s Boy OR Big Momma’s House 2 on the same receipt. – OR -
Save $10 instantly when you buy all 3 titles above on the same receipt)

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Target on sale DVD items:

X-Men 1.5 / X2: X-Men United 2-Pack $16.99

$6.50 each:
A Walk To Remember
The Wedding Singer (1st version)
Lara Croft, Tomb Raider
Varsity Blues

$10.00 each:
Stand By Me: Deluxe Edition
Robin Hood: Price Of Thieves - 2-disc Special Extended Edition
True Romance: 2-disc Unrated Director's Cut
Because of Winn-Dixie

DVD Sets:
Bridezillas: Season 2 $19.99
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#5 of 42 ChrisBEA

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:44 PM

I know I want New Police Story, that's about it....

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#6 of 42 Julio Diaz

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Posted May 13 2006 - 04:55 PM

The Prodcuers and the Napoleon Dynamite SE for me. Thanks!

#7 of 42 Dillon*G

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Posted May 13 2006 - 05:06 PM

I want:
-Con Air:EE
-Crimson Tide:EE
-Enemy of the State:EE
-Grounded for Life:season 2
-Home Movies:Season 4
-Napoleon Dynamite Giftset (BB)
-The Ringer
-Stand by Me: DE

Thanks for the prices every week Mike and Patrick.

#8 of 42 Bill Thomann

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Posted May 13 2006 - 05:10 PM

I'll definitely be getting the Crimson Tide, Con Air & Enemy of the State UEEs. I might get the SE of Silence of the Lambs w/free moviecash. I've never seen Napoleon Dynamite but might give the regular SE a blind buy.

#9 of 42 Scott_J

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Posted May 13 2006 - 05:13 PM

Thanks, Mike and Patrick. Nothing this week.

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#10 of 42 Mike Frezon

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Posted May 13 2006 - 05:22 PM

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Do you have to live in the Empire State to buy that version, Mike? Posted Image

Yes.

Oh. Let me change that to: Yes, wiseass! Posted Image

Fixed.

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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Posted May 13 2006 - 05:46 PM

will Best Buy carry the Paramount noirs (Body and Soul, Secret Beyond the Door, The Dark Mirror and Letter from an Unknown Woman) and Love Happy this week?

#12 of 42 Robert Crawford

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Posted May 13 2006 - 07:35 PM

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will Best Buy carry the Paramount noirs (Body and Soul, Secret Beyond the Door, The Dark Mirror and Letter from an Unknown Woman) and Love Happy this week?
Richard,
Unfortunately, it appears those first four titles have been pulled for release and the previously released dvd of Love Happy is only available to buy.





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#13 of 42 george kaplan

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Posted May 13 2006 - 11:55 PM

A pretty weak week. The only contenders are Crimson Tide and Enemy of the State, and then only if there's dramatic improvement in picture quality.
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#14 of 42 Randy_M

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Posted May 14 2006 - 12:41 AM

Six Wives of Henry VIII for me. Been waiting a long time for this one. The previous BFS release was unwatchable.
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Posted May 14 2006 - 01:23 AM

I found online that Wal*Mart has there own EXCLUSIVE NAPOLEON DYNAMITE COLLECTOR’S SET. You get the 2-disc SE DVD and a “Dance Like You Mean It!” Adult size t-shirt. priced at $19.96.

#16 of 42 DanielCo

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Posted May 14 2006 - 01:47 AM

For the millionth time, thanks for the weekly sales. It's always welcome.

And now for the however. Maybe it's just my computer, but circuit city is listing The Producers at $14.99 this week.

#17 of 42 Kenneth Cummings

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Posted May 14 2006 - 01:49 AM

I could posted right after Mike last night, but I decided to wait until Patrick posted. So instead thanks for the round up, but nothing this week. At least I will get a new portable dvdplayer through.
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Posted May 14 2006 - 03:14 AM

Just Mystery Science Theater 3000 Collection: Volume 9 for me this week!

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#19 of 42 Shawn.F

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Posted May 14 2006 - 03:48 AM

Pricey week for me:

Crimson Tide SE
Full Metal Jacket (HD)
Unforgiven (HD)
Napoleon Dynamite SE

#20 of 42 Steve...O

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Posted May 14 2006 - 04:15 AM

Thanks for the Round-Up this week. My wallet gets a much needed breather.

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