Someone explain this to me: Star Wars Trilogy & Indy DVDs already available?

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  1. Gary->dee

    Gary->dee Screenwriter

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    bootleg links removed

    Coding : All Region

    Video Format : Widescreen - NTSC - Color

    Audio Tracks :
    - DTS : English
    - Dolby Digital Surround 5.1 : English
    - Digital Stereo : English

    Subtitles : English, Chinese, Thai, Malay (Close Captioned - Removable)

    # Discs : 3
    # Sides : Single
    # Layers : Dual

    Special Features :
    - Interactive Menus
    - Scenes Selection
    - Trailers


    Are these bootlegs, is this joke or what?? I came across these and I'm wondering if this is for real.
     
  2. Peter Apruzzese

    Peter Apruzzese Producer

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    This comes up around once a week.

    They are bootlegs.
     
  3. Esten

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    If they WERE real,then why would they be so cheap? Think about it.
     
  4. Gary->dee

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    Ok so they are bootlegs, that's all I need to know. I've never come across that add or that site before and I was just wondering. There's no extras so $29.99 for just 3 movies and a trailer or 2 seems about right.

    Edit: Also the packaging looks pretty cool and official, which is why it confused me even more.
     
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  6. Gary->dee

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    Ok so I'm brain dead. [​IMG] The $29.99 price seemed crazy, then reasonable and now it seems crazy again.:b

    Edit: Wait I have another question: why is this site able to operate and sell these things? It's piracy isn't it?(ok that's 2 questions)
     
  7. Charlie Essmeier

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  8. Jeff Kleist

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    Because the MPAA can't catch them asa fast as they go up. I've reported the site to the MPAA, please remove the link so people don't follow it to enrich the scum

    For anyone else wondering

    THESE TITLES WILL BE AVAILABLE IN THE US BEFORE ANYWHERE ELSE, AND WILL PROBABLY BE RELEASED WORLDWIDE AT THE SAME TIME. ANY AND ALL INDY/STAR WARS DISCS YOU SEE (except Episode 1 and 2) BEFORE MID-NOVEMBER(for Indy) ARE BOOTLEGS
     
  9. Richard Stammer

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    And of course, George Lucas and Steven Spielberg bring this on themselves by sitting on these movies and refusing to release them. And if you think there are alot of these now, wait until ol' George tells everyone that he will never release the original versions of the Star Wars Trilogy.
     
  10. Gary->dee

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    But, Charlie I'd think there's a difference between a single person selling something on ebay and an established website that sells and distributes bootlegs. Another thing that confused was that because licensed Star Wars trilogy VCDs are available I thought that perhaps licensed DVD were too in certain countries(silly me).

    Anyway I'm taking off my FBI hat and removing the links.

    Thanks for your help guys and explaining this to me because I considered buying these things.
     
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    Lew Crippen Executive Producer

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    Let me just say one word...

    BOOTLEG!!!!!

    Sorry, I just had to really emphasize it. [​IMG]
     
  14. Dave H

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    I don't know why so many people don't know bootlegs when they see them! Go to any REPUTABLE DVD retailer and you will not see any original Star Wars or Indy on DVDs. It's as simple as that.
     
  15. Andrew Bunk

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    In the immortal words of C-3PO in Return Of The Jedi just before they launch for Endor....

    "Here we go again..."
     
  16. Richard Stammer

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    George Lucas as victim. Now that's rich. Let me start counting the numerous versions of the trilogy that I legally own, purchased from the "victim." Of course, I'll answer my own comment by stating that I know that I only have myself to blame. But the days of buying multiple copies of these greedy filmakers' films have come to an end for this boy.
     
  17. Gary->dee

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    Too bad the Empire DVD has a Jedi poster for the cover!
     
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  20. Glenn Overholt

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    Might it help some future viewers here if we made this a sticky and kept it up on top?

    Glenn
     

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