-

Jump to content



Photo

Disney: Future Titles on DVD


This topic has been archived. This means that you cannot reply to this topic.
18 replies to this topic

#1 of 19 OFFLINE   Brett_T

Brett_T

    Auditioning

  • 1 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 31 2001

Posted September 01 2001 - 10:20 AM

Dear Disney,

Does Buena Vista have any plans to release more 80s and 90s Comedies in the foreseeable future? (ie. Gross Anatomy, Camp Nowhere, Turner & Hooch)

Any plans to release their old Disney live-action fare on DVD? (ie. The Love Bug Series, Hayley Mills Collection, The Kurt Russell Collection)


Yours Truly,
Brett Talbot

#2 of 19 OFFLINE   Nate Anderson

Nate Anderson

    Screenwriter

  • 1,153 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 18 2001

Posted September 01 2001 - 12:45 PM

I would hope so...

I'm still waiting for a lot of those...

------------------
"What if he honks in the car?"

"I'm giving you a no honk guaruntee."


My Extensive DVD collection.

Shameless Webpage Plug: My Movie Reviews.

#3 of 19 OFFLINE   John Torrez

John Torrez

    Second Unit

  • 314 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 30 2000

Posted September 01 2001 - 04:30 PM

And where's Iron Will and Hocus Pocus?

------------------
"They're all gonna laugh at you!"


#4 of 19 OFFLINE   Rodney

Rodney

    Supporting Actor

  • 533 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 12 2001

Posted September 02 2001 - 02:50 AM

A Kurt Russell Collection and a Fred MacMurray Collection would be great.

Disney, are you listening?


------------------
-Rodney

No MAR'ed Films, I want my OAR!

-Rodney

#5 of 19 OFFLINE   Dick

Dick

    Producer

  • 4,170 posts
  • Join Date: May 22 1999
  • Real Name:Rick

Posted September 02 2001 - 04:08 AM

I have no doubt that at some time in the nebulous future, Disney will begin releasing their live-action classics. They are probably designing a "line" for such titles even now. They will eventually run out of animated material to release (except for the one Platinum title each year). And actually they have put out SO DEAR TO MY HEART, so it's just a matter of time. Meanwhile, Anchor Bay is still announcing the DVD of WATCHER IN THE WOODS, albeit not exactly a classic, and they may still have a few more in the wings (whatever happened to IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS and JOURNEY OF NATTY GANN, which Anchor Bay announced two years ago?) TREASURE ISLAND, THE LOVE BUG and a few more are available in Region 2, but the transfers are not great.

#6 of 19 OFFLINE   Sam E. Torres

Sam E. Torres

    Second Unit

  • 439 posts
  • Join Date: May 31 1999

Posted September 02 2001 - 04:36 AM

HEAVYWEIGHTS. BEN STILLER AND FAT KID JOKES-WHAT ELSE CAN YOU ASK FOR?

------------------
Posted Imagesuperman7g@aol.com




#7 of 19 OFFLINE   CharlesD

CharlesD

    Screenwriter

  • 1,495 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 30 2000

Posted September 02 2001 - 06:11 AM

I'd love to see Disney release their 60s & 70s live action flicks!

------------------
-- Will Work for Five Million Dollars

#8 of 19 OFFLINE   PatrikB

PatrikB

    Extra

  • 18 posts
  • Join Date: May 11 2000

Posted September 02 2001 - 07:19 AM

I'm still waiting for The Tom Cruise movie Cocktail amongst others.
There is something down there. Something not us." - The Abyss

#9 of 19 OFFLINE   JohnRyan

JohnRyan

    Stunt Coordinator

  • 96 posts
  • Join Date: Mar 15 2001

Posted September 04 2001 - 07:31 AM

I, too, would love to see these classics on DVD in Region 2. I know many of them have already been released elsewhere (the scurves!)

Haley Mills Series
Both Apple Dumpling Gangs
Love Bug Series
Journey of Natty Gann would be hella tight!
Snowball Express

Fortunately Newsies is coming out in January.


------------------
"I've got to get me one of them DVD rewinders!"
~~
Sony LCD RPTV (KDF-50WE655)
Onkyo HT-SR800 (HTiB)
Onkyo CP-702 6-Disc Changer

#10 of 19 OFFLINE   Mikel_Cooperman

Mikel_Cooperman

    Producer

  • 4,184 posts
  • Join Date: Jan 16 2001

Posted September 04 2001 - 06:20 PM

Cocktail should be burned but Id love to see the Herbie movies and how about a Special Edition of Splash?

#11 of 19 OFFLINE   Joshua Clinard

Joshua Clinard

    Screenwriter

  • 1,712 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 25 2000
  • Real Name:Joshua Clinard
  • LocationAbilene, TX

Posted January 11 2002 - 03:05 AM

Check this out!!

http://www.dvdfile.c.....html#01092002

#12 of 19 ONLINE   MatthewA

MatthewA

    Producer

  • 6,225 posts
  • Join Date: Apr 19 2000
  • Real Name:Matthew
  • LocationSalinas, CA

Posted January 11 2002 - 03:14 AM

I want the entire run of The Golden Girls on DVD in season sets.

Enough is enough, Disney. No more evasions or excuses. We DEMAND the release Song of the South on Blu-ray along with the uncut version of Bedknobs and Broomsticks on Blu-ray. I will not support anything your company produces until then.


#13 of 19 OFFLINE   Dick

Dick

    Producer

  • 4,170 posts
  • Join Date: May 22 1999
  • Real Name:Rick

Posted January 11 2002 - 04:10 AM

I can answer my own question. Since my last post in this thread, I spoke to an Anchor Bay rep about further Disney titles (the missing IN SEARCH OF THE CASTAWAYS and JOURNEY OF NATTY GANN, for example) and was told those are no longer on the schedule. My guess is that Disney itself will be producing these in time, and will do as good a job if not better than A.B. simply because its commitment to DVD is ten-fold more powerful than it used to be.

#14 of 19 OFFLINE   Chuck L

Chuck L

    Screenwriter

  • 1,008 posts
  • Join Date: Feb 12 2001

Posted January 11 2002 - 04:39 AM

They could very easily do a Bette box set with such films like:

Down and Out In Beverly Hills
Beaches
Outragious Fortune
Ruthless People (this one is coming...)
Big Business
Stella (though a HUGE non favorite of mine)

I am also waiting for Alive, can't wait to here some of the scenes in 5.1.

Disney is holding back on alot, but at the same time, I am thankful that they are going into the vaults and releasing what got them to where they are today....their animated classics.

Maybe one day, we will even see Song of South....who knows.

#15 of 19 OFFLINE   John Kilduff

John Kilduff

    Screenwriter

  • 1,662 posts
  • Join Date: Oct 27 2001

Posted January 11 2002 - 06:17 AM

I'm with you on the "Bette Box". She did some of her best acting with Touchstone, IMHO.

Sincerely,

John "Ghandi would've strangled her" Kilduff
Forget the Rewind. If you want real retro action, go to http://www.retrojunk.com.

Proud member of the American Film Institute and a Wal-Mart employee (Yes, you can be both).

From Michelle Pfeiffer to Daryl Hannah and all points in-between, I love 80s women. Don't believe me? Scope out this link: htt.....

#16 of 19 OFFLINE   Patrick McCart

Patrick McCart

    Lead Actor

  • 7,471 posts
  • Join Date: May 16 2001
  • Real Name:Patrick McCart
  • LocationAlpharetta, GA, USA

Posted January 11 2002 - 01:57 PM

TREASURE ISLAND!

#17 of 19 OFFLINE   Gavin_L

Gavin_L

    Second Unit

  • 267 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 24 2001

Posted January 11 2002 - 04:55 PM

flight of the navigator all the way,disney better get their butt in gear. can't buy me love too

#18 of 19 OFFLINE   Gavin_L

Gavin_L

    Second Unit

  • 267 posts
  • Join Date: Aug 24 2001

Posted January 11 2002 - 04:59 PM

Quote:
I'm still waiting for The Tom Cruise movie Cocktail amongst others.


same thing

#19 of 19 OFFLINE   LukeB

LukeB

    Screenwriter

  • 2,179 posts
  • Join Date: Apr 26 2000

Posted January 11 2002 - 05:23 PM

With announcements through May already, I have mixed feelings. It's great that Disney is finally starting to release more live-action material, provided that it is all widescreen anamorphic (and I do believe it will be). So in some ways this is a blessing that a lot of the titles I've been waiting for should receive 16 x 9 treatment.

However, there have been few titles catching my attention. Most of the ones I really have been waiting for:

Houseguest
Jungle 2 Jungle
Tom and Huck
The Muppet Christmas Carol
Cheetah
Man of the House
Life with Mikey
Jack

nowhere to be found. Posted Image I do hope at least some of those titles come this year. At least Angels in the Outfield is coming....that's a good one.