Paramount please drop your prices?

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  1. David Coleman

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    Paramount is the only major studio that doesn't have a $14.99 list price line yet. There are some titles you are sitting on that I won't touch till the price drops to that level. Also, it' been almost a 1/2 year since your last price drops to the $19.99 point. Other studios have dropped and announced more price drops. Plese consider following suit.

    Thank You,

    David
     
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    Paramount helped us out by dropping the SRP on many of their catalog titles from $29.95 to $19.95 or $24.95. This brought the price to (well) under twenty dollars per disc when purchased online or at discount stores. I don't see that this is at all unreasonable. Asking for a $14.95 price point is fine, but Paramount's catalog product, albeit often barebones, is quite good and easily worth five bucks more than that. Of course, it's all a matter of personal priorities. What is worth twenty bucks to someone else might not be worth ten to me.
     
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    The thing I'd like to see a price drop on is the ST: TOS discs. Drop them to say $14.99 for two episodes so street would be around $10.
     
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    ST is probably among the core product for Paramount. With DVD still on the upswing and not yet achieving the market penetration of VHS, I would say the chances of a price drop there are slim. You have to remeber as well that Paramount doesn't have the size of library that WB/MGM/Fox and other sutdios have.

    As long as Paramount focuses on quality product - as it does now with some exceptions such as lack of DTS and some earlier titles - it will continue to move DVDs off the shelf. I have quite a bit of their stuff, and contiue to appreciate Martin's input here.

    A quality release of Red October is at the top of my list and I look forward to seeing that in the middle of next year!
     
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    I AGREE 1 million %

    $24-$27 for barebones 2.0 Dolby titles is ridiculous. Paramount is my easily my least favorite studio.
     
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    I know the chances of a drop for the ST discs is slim. It still doesn't stop me from wishing. The price to buy this series is very high compared to almost any other.
     

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