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Old 09-30-18, 01:36 PM
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Re: Dollar Tree BLU Rays!

My local Dollar Tree had a window poster for Blu-rays but not a single disc. That's the closest I've come to this DT having any titles.
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Old 09-30-18, 06:40 PM
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My local Dollar Tree had a window poster for Blu-rays but not a single disc. That's the closest I've come to this DT having any titles.
Check in the Electronics session - usually the post promotion left overs are put out there but sometimes a DT getting a very low stock, just dumps it in that section. Keep your hopes low...very low.
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Old 09-30-18, 08:47 PM
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The local DT where I found a ton last week still had a few of the weaker titles left on dvd & blu.
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Just watched "Joy" from the last batch. One of my best blind buys ever if you run into one at a DT.
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The day before Christmas I realized I was not going to have time to wrap anything, so I stopped in my nearest Dollar tree to get some gift bags. It was surprisingly un-crowded and a couple of workers were stripping the shelves of Christmas and hanging up Valentines Day stuff. I was heading to the checkout when I spied an empty aisle with 4 boxes of movies on one of the shelf. They looked like they had just been opened. There were both DVDs and Blu-rays. I got the Robocop unrated director's cut, Panic in the Streets (1950 noir) and a 4-disc 10-hour miniseries called Fortitude (with slipcover) all for $1 each. I also got 2 DVDs: Batman:return of the caped crusaders (animated with Adam West and Burt Ward doing the voices) and Filth with James McAvoy. When I was checking out, the cashier asked where I found these and I pointed to the boxes. She said "cool, I'm going to have to check those out."
My guess is that these were found in the back and were supposed to be put out earlier or they are supposed to be for an upcoming promotion. I got first grabs. There really was not too much else. I saw several copies of a movie in a snapper case, which I haven't seen for a while. They had lots of Robocops, only one Fortitude.
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Old 12-26-18, 04:51 PM
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This is definitely a new wave of DVD/BD boxes meant for this Friday's promotion. I saw the lady open the boxes and put them out in the front bin today.

Some new titles are included I've never seen before at Dollar Tree. A ton of Relativity (now bankrupt) Blu-rays like Black Nativity and About Last Night, plus some oddball c-movie stuff on Blu-ray. Also some animated DVDs aimed at kids, from the aforementioned Batman movie to new-school Tom & Jerry.

This one location didn't have a deep selection. At most 2-3 boxes of Blu-rays, and more DVDs than BDs.
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Old 12-27-18, 03:07 PM
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Today, a worker at the local DT was kind enough to open 2 cases of BD's for me to peruse through.

My purchases:

The 5th Quarter
Rampart
Assassination
The Marine 3: Homefront
Fame (Extended Dance Edt.)
The Lazarus Effect
Capote
Hitchcock

Of the titles I bought, only 2 (Rampart & Assassination) were either not 20th Century Fox or MGM distributed by Fox.
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Old 12-27-18, 03:10 PM
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I hit just one store yesterday evening and found Scrubs Season 8 on BD (among other titles). Will update this as I hit more stores.

EDIT: Hit 4 more stores tonight. Two were already severely picked over, the other two don't appear to have put out their stock yet. I was going to ask a clerk but they had scant evening help and so just left.

EDIT #2: Hit a few more stores on the way home from visiting relatives. My final damage:

Scrubs S8
The Usual Suspects (Wal-Mart promo cover)
Robocop (2014)
Milk
Capote
Hitchcock
Frost/Nixon
Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist
Why Stop Now
Me & Orson Welles (DVD)
Broken Saints (DVD)

A nice selection this time. I'm used to DT sales including so man films I've never heard of.

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I came across a second store. This one didn't have a great BD selection, even fewer than the first one. Though I suspect they had been out a couple days and most had already been sold. I saw Honeymoon In Vegas and The Warrior's Way.

Most interesting were the single-disc Looney Tunes DVDs.
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Old 12-27-18, 05:18 PM
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i hit just one store yesterday evening and found scrubs season 8 on bd (among other titles). Will update this as i hit more stores.
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Old 12-28-18, 06:42 AM
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The DT in my town put their movies on Wednesday.

some of my better finds.

Son of God - Walmart Exclusive digibook
Hitchcock
Friday Night Lights S1 (DVD)
King of Comedy
Some copies of Robocop and Easy A both had the Walmart face plate cover.I think that is what it is called.still need to go through my stack of $1 finds.


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Found about half my buys in unopen and open boxes under the display table.

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My store had Licensed Puzzle Bags.
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My second run to the store I visited previously as they now have their stock out:

BD's

The Reluctant Fundamentalist
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
21 and Over
The Karate Kid (the remake)
Killing Jesus
Hit & Run
The Express: The Ernie Davis Story

DVD's
10 Movie Christmas Pack (Mix of films & toons)
Icons of Action 4 Film Collection (Millennium Ent. films starring Stallone, Van Damme, Stratham & Lundgren)
Warner Bros. Home Ent. Academy Award - Nominated Animation Cinema Favorites
(This came with a redeemable UV code albeit in SD, 13 toons in total. Titles like Walky Talky Hawky, A Wild Hare, Blitz Wolf & Popeye Meets Sindbad the Sailor are part of this collection)
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The Longest Week
Fame: Extended Musical Edition (2009)
The Identical

and a few DVDs like:

American Outlaws
A Family Man
Blind
Experimenter
Several different Scooby DTV movies
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Old 12-29-18, 11:31 PM
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Mine (Signal Hill, California) had a large selection. I picked up the following Blu Rays.

Robocop (Remake)
Paper Man (Looks really interesting. Ryan Reynolds, Emma Stone, Jeff Daniels, Lisa Kudrow) .
Take Me Home Tonight (mostly for the digital copy).
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Old 12-29-18, 11:58 PM
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Store #1:

Hercules Reborn
Hitchcock
Inescapable
The King Of Comedy
The Way Way Back
A Bag of Hammers
Tekken 2
Stoker
Welcome to the Punch
The Lovers (2014)
The Lazarus Effect
Broken Saints - The Animated Comic Epic (DVD)

Store #2:
The Identical
The Backup Plan
Paper Man
Close Range
Dealers (DVD)
Eloise (DVD)

NOTE: The store at Westminster and Seal Beach in SoCal had 37 BD copies and 17 DVD copies of 'Charlie Countryman' at 10am today, so run before they run out

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Old 12-30-18, 10:32 PM
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went to look for Hitchcock but could not find it.

I bought these:

Blu Ray

King of Comedy
Romancing The Stone
The Way Way Back
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
Bernie
The Identical
What Maisie Knew
The Squid and the whale/Running with Scissors

Dvd

Friday Night Lights Season 1
Legit The Complete First Season
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Old 12-31-18, 05:03 PM
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Re: Dollar Tree BLU Rays!

Originally Posted by laidbacklarkin View Post
Store #1:

Hercules Reborn
Hitchcock
Inescapable
The King Of Comedy
The Way Way Back
A Bag of Hammers
Tekken 2
Stoker
Welcome to the Punch
The Lovers (2014)
The Lazarus Effect
Broken Saints - The Animated Comic Epic (DVD)

Store #2:
The Identical
The Backup Plan
Paper Man
Close Range
Dealers (DVD)
Eloise (DVD)

NOTE: The store at Westminster and Seal Beach in SoCal had 37 BD copies and 17 DVD copies of 'Charlie Countryman' at 10am today, so run before they run out
I'll note that Charlie Countryman has an Evan Rachel Wood nude scene.

http://doblu.com/2014/01/23/charlie-...lu-ray-review/
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Old 01-04-19, 08:00 AM
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I hit a few stores yesterday. Picked up the following BDs:

Five Minutes of Heaven
French Connection II
Greenberg
He Was a Quiet Man
Manglehorn
Take Me Home Tonight
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This batch has had wildly varying stock from reports. Some people have been cleaning up.
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Old 01-13-19, 01:12 PM
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Picked up the following yesterday:

Beyond the Lights
Fame
(2009)
Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
The King of Comedy
Lola Versus
The Oranges
Robocop
(1987)
What Maisie Knew
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Kudos to the ones who picked up Joan Rivers...I've been trying to find that one with no luck. Might just pay the $4 (including shipping) on Ebay and be done with it. I did find a really good book recently called Time Salvager by Wesley Chu at the DT along with some Plants vs Zombies Garden Warfare figure mystery bags (made by KNex) (4 Bags and only one duplicate, woot!)
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Old 01-30-19, 04:22 PM
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My nearby Dollar Tree has dozens of Parkland, Sex Drive and a Dolph Lundren double feature. That's it.
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Old 02-22-19, 06:07 PM
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Was in my local store last night to pick up some batteries when I found a stash of new BDs and DVDs in the electronics section and not in the front of the store. The manager said they put them out in the morning. Picked up
  • Paranorman 3D
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  • Usual Suspects (Pop Art)
  • Felony
  • Memories of the Sword
  • Lola Versus
  • Movies of Excellence (6 film 2 disc set Echo Bridge DVD) -
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  • ESPN Season 1 Vol II (DVD)
  • ESPN Film Collection - Vol 1 (DVD)
  • In Old Chicago (Fox Studio Classics, DVD)
  • Wings (Season 1 and 2, Mill Creek DVD)

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I've been by my local DT every day since Larkin posted the above notice, and every day I've picked up at least one disc from there. There's definitely something brewing, most probably for this weekend. Here's what I've picked up so far:

Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work
The Innkeepers
Assassination (2015)
Calvary
Paper Man
The Proposition
Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal
Paris, Je T'Aime
Memories of the Sword (with slipcover)
Twixt
A Case of You
Super

I also picked up these DVDs:

Conan O'Brien Can't Stop
Experimenter
20 Wild Westerns
Kinsey (Special Edition)
Looney Tunes Platinum Collection Volume Two
Melancholia
The Flock
To the Wonder
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