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Alright guys/gals, what discs did ya get?


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#1 of 91 OFFLINE   Kyle McKnight

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Posted December 25 2001 - 02:42 AM

Merry Christmas everyone. Suprised a thread like this hasn't been started yet. So...list which discs you got Posted Image And hardware, if you were lucky enough to get some upgrades. My MGM Midnite Movies collection just grew...

Count Yorga Vampire
Dunwich Horror, The
Empire of the Ants
IT! The Terror from Beyond Space
Man From Planet X, The
Mars Needs Women
Monster that Challenged the World, The
Morons from Outerspace
People that Time Forgot, the
Planet of the Vampires
Reptilicus
Strange Invaders
Theater of Blood
Twice Told Tales
War Gods of the Deep

And the 3 that aren't Midnite Movies...
Spaceballs
Toys
Willow

These were from my imediate family. Was suprised how many I got, and I still have my extended family to exchange with. I haven't seen any of the Midnite Movies except Empire of the Ants, which I'll spin first. Followed by Planet of the Vampires, Count Yorga Vampire, War Gods of the Deep and The Dunwich Horror. Gonna have to find some way to work them all in with my TV stuff now. Oh well, I'm not complaining.


Everyone have a very safe and enjoyable day.

Merry Christmas.
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#2 of 91 OFFLINE   Travis D

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Posted December 25 2001 - 02:48 AM

Well, I only got 3 DVD's

Pearl Harbor
Jurassic Park 3
Green Day: International Supervideos

MY mom admitted PH was a freebe and could get the money back if I so desired. (She didn't like the movie too much.) Posted Image

On the upside, I got $650 because my family doesn't kno which movies to get me so they got me money instead. I love shopping for DVDs and they know it. Posted Image
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#3 of 91 OFFLINE   Adam_S

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Posted December 25 2001 - 02:57 AM

I got
Spaceballs
Snow White and the Seven Dwarves Platinum Collection
Moulin Rouge
The Phantom Menace
Princess Bride (not the SE but I'm going to quietly exchange it, just a slight slip up on my mom's part)
Traffic

in all very good, plus I got the Lord of the Rings Soundtrack, Garth Brooks Scarecrow, and Lord of the Rings movie edition hardcover box set Posted Image

woohoo I love christmas !!

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#4 of 91 OFFLINE   Larry Bevil

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:03 AM

Ahem! Would you believe I got two copies of Planet of the Apes.Posted Image

#5 of 91 OFFLINE   David Judah

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:08 AM

Merry Christmas, everyone!

I got Bram Stoker's Dracula(Superbit), Studio Voodoo(DVD-A), and two $25 gift certificates from Best Buy(which will be used for DVDs). I bought Pearl Harbor for my wife.

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#6 of 91 OFFLINE   KevinJ

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:20 AM

i got the queen we will rock you DTS edition and the queensryche live evolution dvd...not too shabby

#7 of 91 OFFLINE   Brian Lawrence

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:29 AM

Thread destined to be moved to polls.

Anyhow I got-

Notorious: Criterion Edition
Almost Famous: Untitled

#8 of 91 OFFLINE   JohnS

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:34 AM

Monty Python complete tv set
Mannequin
Lost and Delirious
War of the Roses
Entrapment SE
Series 7: The Contenders

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#9 of 91 OFFLINE   DonRoeber

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Posted December 25 2001 - 03:47 AM

So far, Moulin Rouge and Almost Famous. My girlfriend got Dark Crystal and Robotech Series 1. There is still more giftgiving to be done, but it won't happen until the weekend.

However, I also got a Gamecube. Super Money Ball is just too much fun!
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#10 of 91 OFFLINE   SteveGon

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Posted December 25 2001 - 04:07 AM

I got Doctor Zhivago, a $25 gift certificate for Best Buy (which will go towards the Simpsons boxed set) and those cool Road Warrior action figures. Posted Image

#11 of 91 OFFLINE   David Lambert

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:10 AM

In addition to a 2nd DVD player - for the master bedroom - we got and gave each other tons of DVD's this year. Our collection now numbers over 1000 discs (not titles or SKUs). We also each got today a $20 Best Buy gift card to spend. Here is what me, my wife (Stephanie), and my almost-4-year-old son Stpehen got on DVD for Christmas!:

David's List:
  • American Graffiti
  • GodFather Saga*
  • Hero
  • Janet Jackson: Design of a Decade*
  • Last Starfighter
  • Lethal Weapon 1-3 Box Set
  • Moulin Rouge
  • Planet of the Apes: The Complete TV Series*
  • Prince: The Hits Collection
  • Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea/Fantastic Voyage

Stephanie's List:
  • Air Supply: The Definitive DVD
  • Africa: The Serengeti
  • Arachnophobia
  • Art of Illusion: 100 Years of Movie Magic
  • Casablanca
  • Dracula 2000
  • Felix The Cat: The Movie
  • I Want My DVD - Volume 2
  • Journey Live 2001*
  • JRR Tolkien: Master of the Rings
  • Neil Diamond's Greatest Hits
  • Oliver!
  • Prisoner - Set 5*
  • Rush Chronicles: The DVD Collection
  • Servants of Twilight
  • Splash!**
  • Styx: Return to Paradise

Stephen's List:
  • Adventures of Ichabod & Mr. Toad
  • Black Cauldron
  • Clifford: The Big Red Dog
  • Dinosaur: Collector's Edition
  • Land Before Time
  • Pete's Dragon
  • Walt Disney Treasures: Silly Symphonies*
  • Walt Disney Treasures: Micky Mouse In Living Color*
  • Walt Disney Treasures: Davey Crockett*
  • Walt Disney Treasures: DisneyLand U.S.A.*
* = Items I perhaps have mentioned before that were bought, but were put under the tree to wait for Christmas
** = The only item we got 2 copies of this year! I gave it to my wife, and she gave it to me! Oh, well! Posted Image


And, finally, I'll mention that Gord Lacey sent my family the Canadian release of Beast Wars: Transformers - Classic Episodes Vol. 1 as a combo Christmas gift/Thank-You present for helping out a bit on his web site (linked in my sig). I can't really list it under any one family member, since we all like it. Especially my son, who wants to view it 24/7. Posted Image I guess I'll be ordering Vol. 2 in the series in time for his birthday!

Not a bad haul, eh? Over 50 discs on 37 SKUs. A few of them are MAR, but what can you say when it's a gift? Posted Image


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On the upside, I got $650 because my family doesn't know which movies to get me so they got me money instead. I love shopping for DVDs and they know it.

A significant amount of the above list were items that we got money or gift certificates for gifts, and we bought the items we wanted in advance so they would be under the tree on the big day.


Merry Christmas, everybody! I hope you enjoyed as bountiful and happy a holiday as my family did, and I wish for everybody's safety!
DAVE/Memphis, TN

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#12 of 91 OFFLINE   StephenA

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:15 AM

I got from different members of my family:
Mallrats
Saving Private Ryan
Tomb Raider
Planet of the Apes(2001)
Shrek
Casablanca
Chasing Amy
Rollerball
Requiem for a Dream
Dawn of the Dead
Where the Heart Is
Ninja Scroll
Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within
The Adventures of Milo and Otis
Ghost in the Shell
Jurassic Park 3
Moulin Rouge
The Lord of the Rings(cartoon movie)
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

#13 of 91 OFFLINE   Darren Davis

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:44 AM

I didn't do too badly either:
  • Seven: 2 Disc Platinum Edition
  • A Clockwork Orange: Stanley Kubrick Collection
  • Planet of the Apes (2001) - lol Larry, I also received 2 copies of this...one will be returned for 5th Element SB
  • The Rocky Horror Picture Show: 2 Disc
  • Jurassic Park 3
  • The Ultimate Toy Box
  • Ghostbusters
and then I got a Klipsch RC-3 II center channel speaker. It was a good year...except I could think of about a 100 more DVDs to getPosted Image

#14 of 91 OFFLINE   Jonathan Burk

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:45 AM

Moulin Rouge for the wife,

and a T2:CE (autographed by Arnold himself on the metal sleeve Posted Image )


#15 of 91 OFFLINE   Kevin Leonard

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:55 AM

Ah, I was expecting to see a thread like this when I hit the HTF this morning! I received:

Apocalypse Now
Treasures of The Twilight Zone
The George Carlin Box Set
Almost Famous: Bootleg

I plan to pick up Moulin Rouge and Apocalypse Now Redux tomorrow. Happy Holidays everyone!
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#16 of 91 OFFLINE   Kevin Clemons

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Posted December 25 2001 - 05:57 AM

I still have girlfriend, girlfriend's family, and brother's gifts to open but so faar I can't complain.


DVD's:
Moulin Rouge
Rush Hour 2
Jurassic park III
Wonder Boys
Hedwig
American Outlaws
Series 7

PS2 games:
Final Fantasy X
Max Payne
Jak and Daxter
Dynasty Warriors III


Not bad considering I still have lots of gifts left to open.


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#17 of 91 OFFLINE   KenC

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Posted December 25 2001 - 06:21 AM

Merry Christmas

My wife and I received a few for our collection.

The Godfather Collection
Die Hard
Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Die Hard with A Vengeance
From the Earth to the Moon
Grosse Point Blank
Ghost
Star Wars, Episode 1
Music of the Heart
American Beauty
Chicken Run
Up Close & Personal
Nothing to Lose
The First Wives Club
A Thousand Acres
A Knight's Tale
Men of Honor
Chocolet
the goodbye girl
Swordfish
LA Story
The Horse Whisperer
Multiplicity
The Fifth Element
The Great Outdoors
True Crime
The Deep End of the Ocean
A Time to Kill
Les Miserables
Rush Hour
Rush Hour 2
Wrongfully Accused
Loaded Weapon 1
On Golden Pond
Sophie's Choice
You Can Count on Me
O Brother, where art thou?
Someone like you
Splash
One True Thing
Always
While you Were Sleeping

Got to go, we have a few movies to watch.

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#18 of 91 OFFLINE   CaptDS9E

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Posted December 25 2001 - 06:21 AM

I didnt get any dvd's as presents this year since everyone chipped in to help me build my new comp, but i did buy a few dvd's last week, to open on christmas and watch. They are

Mulin Rogue-Watched this morning and loved
Masters of the Universe
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon Superbit

For some reason after MR i decided I felt the need for speed and watched Driven again. Im a sucker for racing movies

Im gonna take some money I saved up and extra money from work and go pick up some stuff tommorow though Posted Image Probably going to get X-files Season 4 and Sopronos Season 2

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#19 of 91 OFFLINE   Jens Raethel

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Posted December 25 2001 - 06:31 AM

I got 3000 miles to Graceland.
Is it any good?

#20 of 91 OFFLINE   andrew markworthy

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Posted December 25 2001 - 06:36 AM

All the Ingmar Bergman DVDs currently available in R1 and R2 (about 7 of them), and also Fanny and Alexander, From the Life of Marionnettes and Wild Strawberries when they come out in the next couple of months. Before anyone asks, I really did want them!

Oh yes, and I've the promise of Mannequin when it comes out in a couple of days (I know on any objective terms, anyone with any pretence of being sentient shouldn't admit this, but it's one of those turkeys which I find endearing, like Plan 9 From Outer Space).




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