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glassdragon 05-15-10 12:07 PM

Some 4.88 Blu-rays at Sams club
 
I haven't seen this posted here yet so I thought it would for people who don't visit br.com

There are quite a few blu-rays at Sams that are 4.88. The list that I can see is

Mission Impossible
Mission Impossible 2
Mission Impossible 3
Tomb Raider
Patriot Games
Clear and Present Danger
Days of Thunder
Failure to Launch
Disturbia
Face Off
Next
Aeon Flux

I can attest to MI 1, Mi 2, and Tomb raider. Picked up all 3 today for about 16 bucks out the door. They are even marked this price

http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d1...00515-1108.jpg

Solid Snake 05-15-10 12:20 PM

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damn...that's the lowest I've even seen a Blu.

JckRbbitSlim 05-15-10 01:35 PM

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Nice catch! I didn't plan on upgrading these movies, but for that price, I can't resist.

bigjim25 05-15-10 06:15 PM

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I got the last copies of Patriot Games & Clear and Present Danger today at mine. I'd buy the others if I saw them for that price. Thanks OP, I'll be checking a few others. :up:

adrenaline78 05-15-10 06:53 PM

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i don't need either Mission Impossible.. were those the only titles?

glassdragon 05-15-10 06:58 PM

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Originally Posted by adrenaline78 (Post 10160274)
i don't need either Mission Impossible.. were those the only titles?

No I listed all the titles I know about in the OP. I just took a picture of those 2 as those are the 2 I personally found, and for a little proof as 4.88 is kind of unbelievable.

adrenaline78 05-15-10 07:55 PM

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Originally Posted by glassdragon (Post 10160282)
No I listed all the titles I know about in the OP. I just took a picture of those 2 as those are the 2 I personally found, and for a little proof as 4.88 is kind of unbelievable.

I guess the pictures caught my eye and I didn't even look at the rest! oops! Thanks man!

JckRbbitSlim 05-15-10 09:42 PM

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Just got back. Unfortunately, mine had a bunch of $9.88 titles, including these. Perhaps they mismarked them at yours because I did find the same Dvd's for $4.88. I know it's only an extra five bucks each, but I couldn't bear myself to buy them at that price. Thanks anyway for the heads up.

b2net 05-15-10 11:44 PM

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Mine didn't even have the 9.88 of these titles.. they did have some 8.88 titles.. like Bucket List, etc..

JAYARE 05-16-10 12:19 AM

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all titles should ring up at that 4.88 price even if marked 9.88

rexinnih 05-16-10 10:27 AM

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Nice prices on titles I would pick up for that price. Now if I only had a Sam's Club around here.

b2net 05-16-10 12:21 PM

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Unfortunate for me, I didn't see any of those titles at any price. Now if all their 9.88 will ring up at 4.88... that would be great...

Hulkabrgr 05-16-10 12:25 PM

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The Langhorne PA store has all of the posted in stock at 4.88

JckRbbitSlim 05-16-10 03:03 PM

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Why are these titles supposedly ringing up at $4.88 when they are marked $9.88?

Cardsfan111 05-16-10 03:10 PM

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For someone who hasn't yet made the switch to BD, I'm glad to see prices begin to see these levels. It will make the transition all the more easier to bear when that time comes. :up:

Edison 05-16-10 03:19 PM

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One of the local Sam's had Patriot Games, and Failure to Launch but they were priced 6.88 here.

bigjim25 05-16-10 03:29 PM


Originally Posted by Edison (Post 10161231)
One of the local Sam's had Patriot Games, and Failure to Launch but they were priced 6.88 here.

$6.88 is the price underneath the $4.88 price. They have been marked down twice. You can always go to buy them and if they ring up full price tell them you changed your mind. ;)

flix1 05-17-10 02:23 PM

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Only saw the Days of Thunder and Failure to Launch titles of all of these at a local Sam's Club, was looking for M:I and Tomb Raider. Prices were 4.88.

darkhawk 05-17-10 09:28 PM

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I got Patriot Games, Clear and Present Danger, Tomb Raider and Payback

Manzana 05-17-10 10:23 PM

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I saw several of these BDs marked at $6.88 at my Sam's Club a couple weeks ago. When I saw this thread this weekend, I called them to ask if any were marked at $4.88, and I named off several of them. The guy came back and said he not only didn't see any of those BDs, but the cheapest BDs were marked $8 or $9 something.

I suppose he could be wrong and some of these titles could be there and ring up $4.88, but chances are slim. Maybe I'll check later this week, but I think he's probably right because maybe a month or two ago they reduced their rather large DVD/BD/CD section (2 sides of 1 aisle that took up about 1/4th of the store's width) with 2 tiny shelves (both sides) each maybe 12' long. So I'd say they reduced their inventory by 75% and they put these right when you walk in. They used to have lots of $4.88 DVDs and now they have none. Their BD section has almost nothing now. Games take up 1 side, CDs another part, leaving 2 sides for DVDs and BDs. So, my Sam's Club now makes my pathetic Walmart with its microscopic movie selection look like movie heaven. Then after taking their electronics section down to almost nothing, Walmart told me they are going to reverse course and more than double it in size in a few months. I'll believe it when I see it.

glassdragon 05-17-10 11:12 PM

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There is a reason you never call on these. He quite possibly bought them himself when you let him in on the deal. It happens all the time, I would do it if someone called me and let me in on it.

b2net 05-18-10 04:22 PM

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Checked the 2nd Sams in the area.. No luck.. Maybe next time... :(

glassdragon 05-20-10 01:54 AM

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Ok, so I've been hearing that Sin City was 12.99 at Costco as well as Sams. Well I only have a Sams membership. I went in and didn't see it, and the only 4.99 blu's were Mission Impossible 1, and 2. Well I nicely asked a manager if I could look in the blu cage where they keep them as their inventory system is in a word "Shit" Went in there looking for Sin City only. In the case I found at least 10 copies each of Days of Thunder, Clear and Present Danger, Patriot Games, Disturbia, and one copy of Failure to Launch. Since I couldn't buy all 5 right then I just got the 1 copy of Failure to Launch and Disturbia. Going to get the rest tomorrow. They were also marked at 9.88 but they rang up at 4.88.

Point is, if you don't see any, nicely ask a manager to let you look through the blu case, you may find some of these titles they never put out.

hondo21 05-20-10 09:07 AM

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My wife picked up Mission: Impossible, Clear and Present Danger, The Sum of All Fears, Failure to Launch for $4.88, and No Reservations for $8.88 at Sam's Club in Greensburg PA the other day. They had some of the others mentioned above too.

lordzeppelin 05-20-10 07:41 PM

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Is the Days of Thunder Blu worth it?

BuckNaked2k 05-20-10 07:44 PM

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Boy I tell ya, it must be nice to be getting into Blu-ray right about now. There certainly weren't any deals like this back when us early adopters started buying into the format....

b2net 05-20-10 08:11 PM

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Originally Posted by glassdragon (Post 10168465)
Point is, if you don't see any, nicely ask a manager to let you look through the blu case, you may find some of these titles they never put out.

Every time I try that I get the Canned line

"Everything we have is out"... same as I used to get at Big Lots......

glassdragon 05-20-10 08:29 PM

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It appears there are more than we thought. I was searching the cage tonight and saw 3 that weren't there before on the same shelf so I tried them. Got Next, Face-Off, and Aeon Flux (rethinking this one) for 4.88 too. Meh, if I don't like any of them the local place gives 6 cash for blurays lol.

glassdragon 05-20-10 08:32 PM

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Originally Posted by b2net (Post 10169999)
Every time I try that I get the Canned line

"Everything we have is out"... same as I used to get at Big Lots......

Make sure you ask someone in the green vest thingy, at least at mine those are managers, and are usually pretty accommodating. I don't even ask a regular employee, I just go straight to them and ask very nicely if I can look at the ones in the cage very quickly as sometimes they don't have everything out. Both times I tried they let me do that.

WMAangel 05-20-10 09:15 PM

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Originally Posted by lordzeppelin (Post 10169957)
Is the Days of Thunder Blu worth it?

While I haven't seen it myself, take note that the DVD release was/is non-anamorphic, so even if it doesn't have the greatest high def visuals ever, at least it will fill a 16:9 screen now and not be completely windowboxed! :eek:

bigjim25 05-20-10 09:39 PM


Originally Posted by glassdragon (Post 10170019)
Got Next, Face-Off, and Aeon Flux (rethinking this one) for 4.88 too.

Damn, I have to go look for Face-Off & Aeon Flux now. Been meaning to upgrade Face-Off for awhile. Thanks for the heads up.

tommyp007 05-20-10 10:27 PM

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Originally Posted by lordzeppelin (Post 10169957)
Is the Days of Thunder Blu worth it?

it's a real upgrade from the dvd, and currently sells for $25 on Amazon!!!

glassdragon 05-21-10 02:42 AM

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updated the list with the new titles I found

Manzana 05-21-10 11:02 AM

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Correct me if I'm wrong... the key here is that all of these $4.88 BDs have SKU 310904. Yesterday I had my nearest Sam's Club look up that SKU and they found 3 stores with some inventory of that SKU. 2 about 15 miles away... 1 with 10 in stock and another with 14. Then there was 1 more about 25 miles away that had 25. Obviously I could call those stores and ask them which titles they have or if they just have multiple copies of 1 title. The bottomline was I thought about my time and the cost of gas and decided even if they had 1 of each title of these $4.88 BDs for which I already own the DVDs, I decided it wasn't worth it. I have to keep reminding myself the truth: "BD looks much better than DVD, but not THAT much better on a good upconverting player to justify rebuying them all, especially at prices over $5". Had all these BDs been at my local store, I'm sure I would've scooped up 1 of each.

DirkBelig 05-21-10 04:43 PM

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Funny. I've already got Mission Impossible, Mission Impossible 2, Tomb Raider, Face Off, Next, and Aeon Flux on HD DVD from when Hollywood Video dumped the format a couple years ago. Paid (w/tax) about $8 each.

glassdragon 05-21-10 04:58 PM

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Originally Posted by DirkBelig (Post 10171448)
Funny. I've already got Mission Impossible, Mission Impossible 2, Tomb Raider, Face Off, Next, and Aeon Flux on HD DVD from when Hollywood Video dumped the format a couple years ago. Paid (w/tax) about $8 each.

Well at least you don't technically have to upgrade as HD is pretty much the exact same

b2net 05-22-10 09:44 AM

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Originally Posted by glassdragon (Post 10170023)
Make sure you ask someone in the green vest thingy, at least at mine those are managers, and are usually pretty accommodating. I don't even ask a regular employee, I just go straight to them and ask very nicely if I can look at the ones in the cage very quickly as sometimes they don't have everything out. Both times I tried they let me do that.

Unfortunate... but that is who I asked... :(

b2net 05-22-10 10:41 PM

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Originally Posted by Manzana (Post 10170824)
all of these $4.88 BDs have SKU 310904.

I went back to my local SAMs and asked that they do a stock check on that number. They told that number doesn't exist. :( .... I bet it was because they didn't put the preceding 0's (00000310904) grrrrrrr!

glassdragon 05-23-10 03:09 AM

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He is indeed correct. I checked the pricing sticker on all of them and they are all 310904

Seems to me like instead of having a separate sku for everything, sams sku's are by price. I was not aware of that. All the 9.88 movies had the same, same for the 8.88 ones. That is good to know, if we ever find someone here who works at sams they can actually list all the movies at that price point from their system.

lordzeppelin 05-23-10 10:28 AM

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Nothing at 3 Pittsburgh, PA Area Sam's. My thirst for some Mello Yello in the form of Days of Thunder shall go unquenched.


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