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Must Own?

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by AdamZ, Jul 1, 2002.

  1. AdamZ

    AdamZ Stunt Coordinator

    Jun 27, 2002
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    I bet this has been talked about a lot already but what five DVDs do you think are must owns?
    I would have to say:
    (in no particular order)
    1. Fight Club
    2. The Ultimate Toy Box (Toy Story 1&2)
    3. The Usual Suspects SE
    4. Saving Private Ryan
    5. Star Wars Episode 1
    (Would have said the Matrix but needs a better DVD)
  2. Neil Joseph

    Neil Joseph Lead Actor

    Jan 16, 1998
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    Real Name:
    Neil Joseph
    DVD's that I consider must own are...

    p=picture, s=sound, m=movie, e=extras

    - The Abyss (m,e)
    - Contact (s,m)
    - The Fifth Element - superbit (p,s)
    - Gladiator (p,s,m,e)
    - Jurassic Park trilogy (p,s,m,e)
    - The Matrix (s,m)
    - Men In Black - dts (s,m)
    - Shrek (p,m)
    - The Phantom Menace (s,e)
    - Tarzan - SE (p,s,m,e)
    - Terminator 2 - UE (p,s,m,e)
    - Titan AE (p,s,m)
    - Titanic (s,m)
    - Toy Story - UTB (p,s,m,e)
    - X-Men (p,s,m)
  3. Yee-Ming

    Yee-Ming Producer

    Apr 4, 2002
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    "on a little street in Singapore"
    Real Name:
    Yee Ming Lim
    adding some not previously mentioned:-

    The Godfather Collection (m,e)
    Memento LE (m,e)
    Seven SE (p,s,m,e)
  4. Jack Briggs

    Jack Briggs Executive Producer

    Jun 3, 1999
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    Any of your favorite films which have been transferred to DVD, as well.
  5. David Lambert

    David Lambert Executive Producer

    Aug 3, 2001
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    Well, the HTF was recently polled - EXTENSIVELY - on this very subject, and so we don't repeat the whole process again, I'll list the results.

    If you want to see the thread with the poll itself, it is here. Note that the poll was taken for publication in the premier issue of DVD ETC. magazine, which you see advertised here on HTF with a special deal for HTF members (2 years for the price of 1).

    Since the magazine has been out for almost a couple of months now, and sold out in many places, and these poll results wouldn't be the main reason to buy the magazine anyway, I'm sure noone will be upset that I post this list.

    The results of the poll were:
    1. [*]Toy Story/Toy Story 2 - The Ultimate Toy Box[*]Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace[*]The Matrix[*]Terminator 2: Judgement Day - Ultimate Edition[*]Fight Club - 2 Disc Edition[*]Saving Private Ryan - Special Limited Edition[*]Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs - Platinum Edition[*]The Fifth Element (not the "Superbit Edition")[*]Shrek - 2 Disc Special Edition[*]Gladiator - Signature Selection[/list=1]

      Two of my three votes ended up on that list. Since I'm heavily into the concept of TV-on-DVD, I wanted one of my votes to represent that product. I gave that vote to The Sopranos - Season 1, which I considered to be the best such product at the time. It was a super-close call between that one and Twin Peaks - Season 1.

      In the end, Jack is right: buy things that YOU like. Don't worry about keeping up with the Joneses. [​IMG]
  6. Patrick McCart

    Patrick McCart Lead Actor

    May 16, 2001
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    Georgia (the state)
    Real Name:
    Patrick McCart
    North By Northwest.

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