What Classic Movies, TV Shows,& Animation would you like to see on Bluray ?

Bartman

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Some shows (from my want list) begging for a good upgrade:

Movies:
The Abyss (both versions)
The Mountains Of The Moon
The Day Of The Triffids
The Little Foxes
Hell Is A City
A Touch Of Love AKA Thank You All Very Much
Arch Of Triumph
The Fourth Protocol
The Beans of Egypt Maine AKA Forbidden Choices
The Whistle Blower (Michael Caine)
The Inspector AKA Lisa (Stephen Boyd)

TV:
The Winslow Boy (Emma Thompson)
Run For Your Life (Ben Gazarra)
Inspector Morse
 
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BobO'Link

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As for old TV, Bluray is useless. Bluray can't make it what its not and that is sharper and clearer than anything on DVD. The only thing is that you would get more episodes on one disc, so you would have fewer discs for a complete show run.
Absolutely inaccurate. It depends on *how* a TV show was produced and what original materials still exist. If it was done on film it can look as good as any movie produced on the same film stock. The only "old TV" shows that won't see much of an improvement are those produced on videotape - and even then it depends on if they were done on 2" (aka Quad) or 3/4" (Betamax and others) as to how much of an improvement you might see.

I own copies of Monty Python's Flying Circus on BR. It was originally produced on 16mm film and 2" videotape. It looks significantly better than the DVDs.

I also own copies of several 60s series that were produced on 35mm film and have received BR releases (The Twilight Zone, Batman, Star Trek: TOS, Andy Griffith, Dick Van Dyke, The Outer Limits, The Time Tunnel, Lost in Space, Jonny Quest, The Jetsons). All are improvements, some significantly so, over their DVD counterparts - even those which received very good DVD releases.
 

Geo Gabor

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In no particular order:

The Court Jester
Around the World in 80 Days
The Shop Around the Corner
High Society
Sahara (w/ Bogie)
The Alamo
The Wings of Eagles
the rest of the Thin Man series
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Old Man and the Sea
Pot o' Gold
Goodbye Mr. Chips (both 1939 and 1969 versions)
Objective Burma
The Abyss
Little Women (w/ Katherine Hepburn)
In Harm's Way (w/ John Wayne)
The Greatest Show on Earth
Oliver Twist
the rest of the Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movies
The Three Musketeers (the Gene Kelly version)

For TV:
The Love Boat

A couple of these are available in other countries.
 

atcolomb

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There are many classic titles on my list but there are two that i only have on VHS tape and that is UFOria with Cindy Williams and Fred Ward and the other film is The Castle (1968) with Maximilian Schell. Both great films that i have seen many times and released only on video cassette which is the main reason i still have a VHS player.
 

DonB34

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In no particular order:

The Court Jester
Around the World in 80 Days
The Shop Around the Corner
High Society
Sahara (w/ Bogie)
The Alamo
The Wings of Eagles
the rest of the Thin Man series
Arsenic and Old Lace
The Old Man and the Sea
Pot o' Gold
Goodbye Mr. Chips (both 1939 and 1969 versions)
Objective Burma
The Abyss
Little Women (w/ Katherine Hepburn)
In Harm's Way (w/ John Wayne)
The Greatest Show on Earth
Oliver Twist
the rest of the Fred Astaire / Ginger Rogers movies
The Three Musketeers (the Gene Kelly version)

For TV:
The Love Boat

A couple of these are available in other countries.
Good call on The Court Jester! The DVD doesn't look great, Would love to see Glynis Johns in clean blu-ray transfer!
 

Billy Batson

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Ha, you don't have to ask me twice for a list (give the studios a laugh!). Here's a manageable 20:

The Roaring Twenties (1939)
The Devil & Daniel Webster (1941)
Scaramouche (1952)
The Big Sky (1952)
Land Of The Pharaohs (1956)
Li'l Abner (1959)
The Alamo (1960)
Barabbas (1961)
What A Carve Up! (1961)
The Wrong Arm Of The Law (1963)
The Hill (1965)
She (1965)
The President's Analyst (1967)
Paint Your Wagon (1969)
Catch-22 (1970)
Start The Revolution Without Me (1970)
There Was A Crooked Man...(1970)
The Music Lovers (1971)
The Ruling Class (1972)
Pat Garrett & Billy The Kid (1973).

Let the releasing begin :)
 

quantumsnoga

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All the remaining never upgraded pan and scan wide screens from the early days of DVD.

In particular: Down Periscope (1996) (Making a pan and scan, and then cutting off the top an bottom to make a "widescreen" just doesn't cut it.)
 

timk1041

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So many movies to choose from. I'll have to think about that. As far as TV shows, My Three Sons, Petticoat Junction, Donna Reed, Alfred Hitchcock Presents & Hour, The Waltons, 77 Sunset Strip, Hawaiian Eye, Daktari, Andy Griffith Seasons 2-8 and dare I say....Ozzie & Harriet. Why, heck, I would be happy if some of these would either be on DVD for the ones never ever on video or get the rest on DVD for the ones not completed. As for the ones with the complete series on DVD: The Waltons, Daktari and Andy Griffith, blu ray would make them look much better.
 

DonB34

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I'm going to add:

Miranda
Teacher's Pet
Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy
That Funny Feeling
If a Man Answers
Million Dollar Legs
Hi Diddle Diddle
Who Was That Lady?
What About Bob?
Getting Gertie's Garter (1945)
 

ScottRE

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Buck Rogers was mentioned a few posts up: he's on Blu already. Region free and everything. The prints look great.

Shows I would LOVE on Blu:

Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea
Land of the Giants
V: The Series (1984-85)
The Green Hornet, damn it
The Fugitive
The Six Million Dollar Man / The Bionic Woman (arranged like the Time Life sets)
Dallas
The Immortal
 
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