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The Weekly RoundUp

The Features


– Nicholas Cage (World trade Center – 2006)


– Frank Sutton and Jim Nabors (Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C. – 1964-65)


– Meryl Streep and Anne Hathaway (The Devil Wears Prada – 2006)


- Pamela Anderson (Stacked: Complete Series – 2005)


- Warren Beatty (Bugsy – 1991)

The Prices

SD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoAir Buddies$19.99$19.99$19.99$19.99 - Andy Griffith Show: Season 8$27.29$34.99$34.99 - - Andy Griffith Show: Comp. Series$230.16$275.38$323.98 - - **Barnyard: Original Party Animals$17.99$17.99$17.99$17.99 - Bugsy: Extended Cut$16.99$22.99$17.99$16.99 - Chron. of Narnia: Ext. Ed. (4-disc)$29.87$34.99$32.99 - - Chron. of Narnia: Ext. Ed. Gift Set$54.87$62.99$79.99 - $64.99Coldlitz$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - Dean Martin: Double Feature$14.99$14.99$15.99 - - Debating Robert Lee$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - **The Devil Wears Prada$16.99$16.99$13.99$16.99$19.49The Devil Wears Prada DE (Target) - - - $22.99 - The Doors: 15th Anniv. Edition$17.99$14.99$15.99 - - Family Plan$16.99$19.99$19.99 - - Fox and Hound 2$19.87$19.99$19.99$19.99 - Full House: Season 5$20.99$26.99$21.99 - - Gomer Pyle U.S.M.C.: Season 1$27.29$34.99$34.99 - - The House of Sand$19.99$24.99$24.99 - - James Bond: Ultimate Ed.: Vol. 3$56.87$59.99$54.99$59.99 - James Bond: Ultimate Ed.: Vol. 4$56.87$59.99$54.99$59.99 - Law & Order-Criminal Intent: S2$37.99$59.99$49.99 - - MoH: Fair-Haired Child$11.99$14.99$15.99 - - Material Girls$19.99$16.99$17.99$17.99 - Mozart the Whale$18.69$22.99$24.97 - - My Geisha$11.19$12.99$12.99 - - Stacked: Complete Series$22.49$19.99$19.99 - - **Talladega Nights (Theatrical)$14.99$14.99$13.99$16.99$19.49**Talladega Nights (Unrated)$14.99$14.99$13.99$16.99$19.49A Tout de Suite$26.99$24.99$24.99 - - Voltron 2: Defender of Universe$27.99$34.99$29.99 - - Will Rogers Collection 2$44.99$69.99$49.99 - - **World Trade Center (1-disc)$17.99$17.99$17.99$17.99$19.49World Trade Center: CE (2-disc)$23.49$22.99$22.99 - -
World trade Center DE (Target)
- - - $22.99 - Year Without a Santa Claus$14.99$17.99$15.99 - -

HD-DVD TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoBarry Manilow: Manilow Live!$17.45 - $25.00 - - Chicago/EWF: Live @ Greek$17.45 - $25.00 - - Field of Dreams$19.95$24.99$29.98 - - The Hulk$19.95$24.99$29.98 - - World Trade Center$27.88$29.99$39.99 - -

BLU-RAY TITLEAmazonBestBuyCrcCityTargetCostcoThe Devil Wears Prada$27.95$34.99$39.98 - - Kung Fu Hustle$19.95$24.99$28.96 - - Talladega Nights$14.95$24.99$38.96$16.99 - World trade Center$27.95$29.99$39.99 - -

Individual titles included in box sets listed above:

Dean Martin: Double Feature: How to Save a Marriage (and Ruin a Life), Who was that Lady?.

Will Rogers Collection 2: Ambassador Bill, David Harum, Mr. Skitch, Too Busy to Work.

James Bond Ultimate Edition: Volume 3: Golden Eye, Live and Let Die, For Your Eyes Only, From Russia With Love, On Her Majesty’s Secret Service.

James Bond Ultimate Edition: Volume 4: You Only Live Twice, Octopussy, Tomorrow Never Dies, Moonraker.

The Disclaimer Standard disclaimer: All prices are taken from the websites of each chain, or from their printed Sunday advertisements. All prices are subject to change by each chain. Prices and inventory in-store may or may not match the website price.

"LP" in the RoundUp table means a store’s Sunday flyer says "Low Price". That means I could not locate a definite price for the item, and the ad is all I have to go on. Retailers use these phrases in advertisements so that they do not violate MAP (Minimum Advertised Price) agreements with the studios. Doing so can cost them thousands or even millions of dollars in co-op advertising funds.

I, obviously, cannot include EVERY title released in a given week in the RoundUp. The titles included are those that I am interested in...as well as those which I consider will be of interest to a majority of consumers (and sometimes I’ll miss one!). I don't get paid for this, and I don't have the time to list every DVD. So, please don't complain! If there is a title not included in the RoundUp that you want to see, just look it up yourself, and be nice enough to post and share the results with everyone!

Note that I cannot include Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club prices in the RoundUp. They set prices at individual stores based on nearby competition, so there is no way I can say here what price you'll find at YOUR local Wal-Mart/Sam’s Club location. And, as always, Circuit City does not guarantee their sale prices in Hawaii.


The Specials

**BE EXTREMELY CAREFUL! Barnyard: The Original Party Animals AND The Devil Wears Prada AND Talladega Nights (Theatrical) AND Talladega Nights (Unrated) AND World Trade Center (1-disc) is available in both OAR and MAR versions...get the correct one(s)! And, as you can see above, Talladega Nights (both OAR & MAR) is being released in both rated and unrated versions….get the one(s) that’s right for you! ;) That’s FOUR different releases this week of Talladega Nights.

--Amazon.com is having a special offer good in December only. “Get a FREE TV show download when you buy any DVD in December. Must redeem within 24 hours of DVD purchase”. DETAILS are here.

--Amazon.com is still having a special offer on Blu-Ray & HD-DVD discs: Save an additional 10% on all of your Blu-ray & HD-DVD Disc purchases for the next year. Purchase three Blu-ray or HD-DVD Discs right now, and you'll automatically qualify to receive an additional 10% off all of your high-definition DVD purchases for one year. To receive a 10% discount on your three high-def Discs upon checkout, use this claim code: HDDISC10. Go HERE for details.

--At Best Buy, the folks in blue shirts have a deal of 20% off ALL their Comedy Central and MTV DVDs.

--Best Buy also has a deal on World Trade Center and Barnyard. Buy Both and receive a FREE $5 Gift Card. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy has a 2/$20 deal with the purchase of Talladega Nights and ANY of the following DVDs: Bewitched, Joe Dirt, Not Another Teen Movie (Uncensored), The Animal ($9.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

--And, all you Talladega Nights fans will also want to know that the purchase of that DVD will score you TWO FREE 20 oz. COKE PRODUCTS!

--Best Buy also has EXCLUSIVE BONUS WINWAY RESUME EXPRESS DESIGN SOFTWARE with their copies of The Devil Wears Prada. Included. Minimum 58 per store. No rainchecks.

--Also, Best Buy will give you a deal on a group purchase of the two James Bond Ultimate Edition volumes this week. Purchase BOTH Volumes 3 AND 4 for just $99.99. Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Best Buy Odds & Ends: A HUGE collection this week of Movie Collections and TV sets on sale…just in time for the holidays.

--Circuit City has an exclusive deal for fashionistas with the purchase of The Devil Wears Prada on DVD. TWO FREE ISSUES OF ELLE MAGAZINE + a 1-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION TO ELLE FOR $5. See package for details.

-- Circuit City has an EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD OF “FIREFLY: THE BARNYARD GAME” when you buy Barnyard on DVD.

--Circuit City has a FREE NASCAR PEZ DISPENSER with the purchase of Talladega Nights on DVD. Minimum 25 per store.

--Save $6 if you buy BOTH Air Buddies AND Fox and the Hound 2 at Circuit City. Must be purchased on same receipt. In-store only.

--Save $15 at Circuit City if you purchase BOTH Volumes 3 AND 4 of the James Bond Ultimate Edition set ($55.99 apiece). Must be purchased on same receipt.

--Circuit City Odds & Ends: CC also has a huge selection of TV sets and Movie Collection sets on sale this week. Among other deals: All 11 seasons of M*A*S*H are on sale for $17.99 apiece. Get a FREE $10 Gift Card with the purchase of Sex and the City: Complete Series ($129.99). CSI: season sets are listed at just $27.99 apiece! MANY good deals to be had!

--ANOTHER EXCLUSIVE DELUXE EDITION DVD from our friends at Target this week. World Trade Center Deluxe Edition ($22.99). “includes interviews with rescuers and survivors.” Quantities limited. No rainchecks.

--Target has even another EXCLUSIVE LIMITED EDITION NEW RELEASE DVD this week with The Devil Wears Prada. “Includes a BONUS DVD with extra footage and a book of illustrated fashion rhymes.” Quantities limited. No rainchecks.

--If you can put your hands together, people! Target has a third EXCLUSIVE DVD PRESENTATION this week! The Food Network Presents: Good Eats with Alton Brown (3-disc) for just $19.99.

--Target also has a FREE $10 GIFTCARD with the purchase of BOTH Volumes 3 AND 4 of the James Bond Ultimate Edition.

--Target Odds & Ends: Target has its usual assortment of $10 DVDs.

The Markdowns

The latest markdowns according to DavisDVD:

EFFECTIVE: December 12, 2006 (Studio/Titles/New SRP)

None to report.
 

Patrick Sun

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Circuit City on sale DVD items:

M:I:III $13.99
The Break-Up $13.99
CARS $17.99
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest $17.99
Superman Returns $19.99
The DaVinci Code $19.99
Ice Age: The Meltdown $19.99
Miami Vice $19.99
AFI: I Heard A Voice
The Tempatations: Get Ready - Definitive Performances

$4.99 each:
Legally Blonde
Rain Main: Special Edition
Me Myself & Irene
Blade
Hotel Rwanda
The Princess Bride: Special Edition (Previous Edition)

$6.99 each:
Circuit City DVD Essentials
Walking Tall (The Rock)
Edward Scissorhands
X2: X-Men United
Alien vs. Predator
Master & Commander: The Far Side Of The World
Be Cool
Soul Plane

$7.49 each:
Saving Private Ryan
M:I:2
The Bourne Identity
Rundown
High Tension
Van Helsing
The Sixth Sense: Collector's Edition Series
Lord Of The Rings: Return Of The King
28 Days Later
Francis Ford Coppola's Dracula
Love, Actually
Blazing Saddles: 30th Anniversary Special Edition
Beetlejuice
The Jerk: 26th Anniversary Edition
Animal House: Double Secret Probation Edition
Fast Times At Ridgemont High: Widescreen Special Edition
Forrest Gump
Meet Joe Black
The Pianist
Blow
Training Day
The Godfather: Part III
Eloise: Little Miss Christmas
The Happy Elf
White Christmas
The Year Without A Santa Claus
Noel
Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer
Spirit: Stallion Of The Cimmaron
Charlotte's Web
Air Bud: World Pup
The Incredible Mr. Limpet
The Goonies
Lemony Snicket's Series Of Unfortunate Events

$9.99 each:
The Riddick Trilogy
Red Eye
Scarface: Anniversary Edition
16 Blocks
Batman Begins
Gladiator
Star Wars: III
Star Wars: II
SAW II
Wolf Creek: unrated
The Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2: Gruesome Edition
Hide & Seek
TRON
Kill Bill - Part I
Wedding Crashers: Uncorked
40 Year Old Virgin: Unrated
Pink Panther 2006
Scary Movie
Sideways
Tyler Perry's Diary Of A Mad Black Woman - The Movie
The Pacifier
Stripes: Extended Cut
Taxi Driver
Brokeback Mountain
The Gospel
Munich
True Romance (1st Pressing)
L.A. Confidential
Capote
Remember The Titans: Director's Cut
The Polar Express (2-disc?)
ELF
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey Saves Santa
The Santa Clause 2
How The Grinch Stole Christmas (Jim Carrey)
It's A Wonderful Life: 60th Anniversary Edition
Miracle On 34th Street: Special Edition
A Charlie Brown Christmas
Charlie & THe Chocolate Factory
Doogal
Harry Potter: Goblet Of Fire
Ultimate Avengers 2
Ice Age (First Pressing?)
Barbie: 12 Dancing Princesses
Dora The Explorer: World Adventure
High School Musical Encore Edition

DVD Sets:
Full House: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 $17.99 each
Stacked: The Complete Series $19.99
Laguna Beach: Season 1 / 2 $17.99 each
M*A*S*H*: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10 / 11 $17.99 each
The Pretender: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 $17.99 each
Angel: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 $17.99 each
The Flavor Of Love: Season 1 $17.99
Beavis & Butt-head: Mike Judge Collection Volume III $17.99
Will & Grace: Season 5 $27.99
Charmed: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 / 7 $27.99 each
CSI: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 / 6 $27.99 each
Jackass: The Box Set $27.99
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 1 / 2 / 3 / 4 / 5 $21.99 each
Band Of Brothers $49.99
Deadwood: Season 1 $54.99
Big Love: Season 1 $49.99
From The Earth To The Moon: Signature Editon $49.99
ROME: Season 1 $69.99
The Sopranos: Season 6 - Part I $69.99
Sex And The City: The Complete Series $129.99 ($10 CC gift card with purchase)
X-Men Trilogy $29.99
The Godfather Collection $27.99
King Kong: Deluxe Extended Edition $24.99
Superman: Ultimate Collector's Edition $69.99
My Little Pony: The Runaway Rainbow $19.99
Barbie Movie Collection $24.99
Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume III $27.99
The Original Television Christmas Collection $24.99
Peanuts Holiday Collection $27.99
Ultimate James Bond Collection: Volume I $59.99
Ultimate James Bond Collection: Volume II $59.99


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Best Buy on sale DVD items:

The Break-Up $14.99
Curious George $17.99
Jackass: The Movie - Unrated Special Edition $11.99
Carlos Mencia: No Strings Attached $16.99
Nacho Libre $12.99
Over The Hedge $12.99
M:I: III $12.99
X-Men III: The Last Stand $12.99
AFI: I Heard A Voice $9.99
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Extended Edition $34.99
The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe Extended Edition Gift Set $62.99

Talladega Nights: The Legend Of Ricky Bobby – Unrated / Uncut $14.99
Joe Dirt $9.99
The Animal $9.99
Bewitched $9.99
Not Another Teen Movie: Uncensored $9.99
(Get 2 Free 20 oz. Coke Products with purchase of Talladega Nights. Offer valid in store only)
(Buy Talladega Nights and one of the 4 Marked movies listed above and get both movies for $20. Must be purchased on the same receipt)

The Fox And The Hound 2 $19.99
Air Buddies $19.99
CARS $19.99
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest $19.99
(Save $3 Instantly on any Disney movie with the purchase of any of these 4 movies. Must be purchased on the same receipt)

2 for $20 - Must be purchased on the same receipt:
Little Einsteins: Mission Celebration!
Wedding Crashers: Uncorked Edition
Failure To Launch
Gladiator
Aeon Flux
Batman Begins
National Treasure
She’s The Man
Bloodrayne
The Longest Yard (Adam Sandler)
War Of The Worlds (Tom Cruise)
Four Brothers
Madagascar
Hustle & Flow
Last Holiday
Mermaidia
Avatar: The Last Airbender: Book 1 / Volume III
Dodgeball
Charlie & The Chocolate Factory
Fight Club
Grandma’s Boy: Unrated
Pirates Of The Caribbean: Curse Of The Black Pearl
V For Vendetta
Sarah Silverman: Jesus Is Magic
The World’s Fastest Indian
Office Space: Special Edition
The Notebook
Rumor Has It
Firewall
Running Scared
Ultimate Avengers 2
The Family Stone
Crash
16 Blocks
Little Einsteins: Team Up For Adventure

DVD Sets:
The Sopranos: Season 6 – Part I $69.99
Curb Your Enthusiasm: Season 4 $22.99
Entourage: Season 1 $22.99
Band Of Brothers $52.99
Deadwood: Season 1 $59.99
Sex And The City: The Complete Series $149.99
Six Feet Under: The Complete Series $179.99
Laguna Beach: Season 1 $19.99
Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Season 7 $16.99
Arrested Development: Season 3 $16.99
Prison Break: Season 1 $29.99
Firefly: The Complete Series $24.99
24: Season 5 $49.99
Family Guy: Volume IV $26.99
The Simpsons: Season 8 $34.99
Aeon Flux: The Complete Animated Series $24.99
South Park: Season 8 $31.99
Reno 911! : Season 3 $16.99
Chappelle’s Show: The Lost Episodes $12.99
X-Men Movie Trilogy $24.99
The Adventures Of Indiana Jones Movie Collection $29.99
The Peanuts Holiday Collection $27.99
Pride & Prejudice: The Special Edition $29.99
Star Wars Trilogy $29.99
The Godfather DVD Collection $29.99
Jackass: The Box Set $34.99
Rodgers & Hammerstein Collection $54.99
Harry Potter Movie Collection: Years #1 - #4 $49.99
The Tyler Perry Collection $29.99
James Bond Ultimate Collection: Volume I $59.99
James Bond Ultimate Collection: Volume II $59.99


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Target on sale DVD items:

$10 each:
The Family Stone
Firewall
The Corpse Bride
The Santa Clause 2

DVD Sets:
Firefly: The Complete Series $18.99
That 70's Show: Season 5 $18.99
Arrested Development: Season 3 $18.99
M*A*S*H*: Season 11 $18.99
Full House: Season 4 $18.99
Remington Steele: Season 4 + 5 $18.99
(Other seasons also available)

Free $5 Target Gift Card with purchase of any of these 12 shows on DVD. Quantities Limited. No Rain checks:
Will & Grace: Season 5 $37.99
How I Met Your Mother: Season 1 $29.99
Bones: Season 1 $37.99
Boston Legal: Season 2 $47.99
The West Wing: Season 7 $42.99
Beverly Hills 90210 : Season 1 $42.99
South Park: Season 8 $37.99
The L Word: Season 3 $42.99
Family Guy: Stewie Griifin - The Untold Story $19.99
The Oprah Winfrey Show: 20th Anniversary Collection $42.99
Rachael Ray's Holidays $19.99
The Food Network Presents: Good Eats With Alton Brown 3-disc Set (Target Exclusive) $19.99
 

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Thanks Mike & Patrick. CC for Bond 3&4 + Prada + Ricky Bobby with a $15 off coupon on a $99+ purchase I've been waiting to use.
 

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Zip, zero and zilch this week. Just as well since I spent entirely too much on Christmas today.
 

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Is Amazon really changing less for the HD version of Talladega Nights than the SD version?

And Target is the same price for TN in SD & HD?
 

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-- Circuit City has an EXCLUSIVE FREE DOWNLOAD OF “FIREFLY: THE BARNYARD GAME” when you buy Barnyard on DVD.
Mike, is this the long rumored follow-up to Serenity?? :D

Just WTC and Fair Headed Child for me this week. I don't see much on the horizon, though, in the coming weeks. Which is good, as my wallet needs a break!

John
 

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Thanks Mike and Patrick for the always helpful RoundUp.

WTC 2 disc and Talladega for me. I was torn about the Chronicles EE, but after reading some reviews, I think I'll pass for now.
 

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Just the Chronicles of Narnia: TLTWATW Gift Set for me. I'm really surprised that there isn't more interest in it, especially with Amazon's hefty 31% discount. It will look particularly sweet next to my LOTR collection.

Oh and the hunt is on to locate a copy of The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess (GCN) since Nintendo screwed the Gamecube crowd by cutting the production run.
 

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WTC and Devil Wears Prada are possible rentals, but that's it. It's 3pm on Monday and only 17 posts in this thread? It MUST be a slow week!
 

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:laugh: AND, most of the posts (13 of 18) are only one or two lines long! And one was a duplicate post! :D

Things pick up a little the week of 12-19...but then comes 12-26! :eek: Talk about nuttin'!
 

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