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Old 10-20-14, 06:55 PM
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Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...ls?ie=UTF8&me=

Not sure if it was just a temporary price reduction, but looks to be about $44 delivered. You'll have to go under the used/new - sold by Amazon and supposedly Domestic shipping only, but my order earlier supposedly went through.

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Old 10-20-14, 07:55 PM
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

There are a whole mess of large UK box sets on sale that would interest Americans, including all seven Police Academy movies for around $23.
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Old 10-21-14, 05:46 AM
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Nice. I ordered. I think it's minus North By Northwest. But at this price, I can live with it.

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Old 10-21-14, 09:43 AM
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

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There are a whole mess of large UK box sets on sale that would interest Americans, including all seven Police Academy movies for around $23.
Added both to my cart, what are the other large sets??
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Kubrick set for under $30, is that good?
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

We have a whole separate thread for UK deals that used to be quite active and cost me a lot of money.
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yeah, last post was over a year ago.
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

Te complete Blu Misfits is a great deal on a great show (about $50 USD).

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B...A3P5ROKL5A1OLE
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Damn I should really get in on this price. I have no problems with owning the UK set as opposed to the US set. Might have to order a copy or put it on my wish list.
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Old 10-21-14, 01:41 PM
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

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Added both to my cart, what are the other large sets??
Superman Anthology, National Lampoon Box.
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

Nice. Only Hitch blu I currently had was NBNW.
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Back up to ~$83.
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Old 10-21-14, 05:36 PM
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

Currently, it's still located within the "New from £xx.xx" area for around £27.80.
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I'm really tempted by the Hitchcock set and that price, but then I read the reviews of the picture quality and I get cold feet.
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

I've wanted this for quite a while and jumped on it, thanks to this thread. For $44 shipped to the US, it was a no-brainer. I've also gotten the Jurassic Park and Universal Monster sets from the UK and they are great.
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Does the UK films play ok on the US DVD or blu-ray players? The whole region thing and everything.
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From what I've read, everything is Region Free, so you won't have any issues.

EDIT: Referring to the Hitchcock collection.

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Old 10-22-14, 12:57 AM
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Originally Posted by hariseldon View Post
UK DVD's are mostly Region 2 and PAL so those won't play on US players unless you have a Multi-region capable player/

This Hitchcock Bluray release plays fine -- Region Free and no 50Hz issues on any of the features or extras.

That doesn't always apply to all UK Blurays so you have to pretty much check individually before ordering. Amazon's own listings of Region codes are notoriously inaccurate so don't trust those.
You're generally safe with anything from Universal or Warner Brothers.
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I'm really tempted by the Hitchcock set and that price, but then I read the reviews of the picture quality and I get cold feet.
The price is never going to get cheaper (it will never hit these prices in the United States) and Universal has no intention of ever remastering these movies for Blu-ray. Consider the poorer transfers in this set as bonuses.
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The price is never going to get cheaper (it will never hit these prices in the United States) and Universal has no intention of ever remastering these movies for Blu-ray. Consider the poorer transfers in this set as bonuses.
You got the highlighted wrong. They have pressed millions of these and the only way to move inventory is...you guessed it. This WILL hit sub $40, without doubt. And don't be surprised if Amazon dumps the US inventory at $49.99 or similar on a LD this Holiday Season. Prices ALWAYS come down
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

Originally Posted by laidbacklarkin View Post
You got the highlighted wrong. They have pressed millions of these and the only way to move inventory is...you guessed it. This WILL hit sub $40, without doubt. And don't be surprised if Amazon dumps the US inventory at $49.99 or similar on a LD this Holiday Season. Prices ALWAYS come down
Universal would never price a box set of 14 Hitchcock movies on Blu-ray under $50 in the United States, ever. Check its lowest price on Amazon for reference. It has briefly popped up for around $100.
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Old 10-22-14, 04:59 PM
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Re: Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection - $44 at Amazon UK

They might be reducing these to lower stock. There is the Ultimate Collection that added North by Northwest and To Catch a Thief that came out last year but isn't currently available from Amazon.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Hitchcock-Ul...ate+Collection
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Yeah, I have to say, that is one of my favorite collections I'd like to have on my shelf. But damn, that's expensive.
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Old 10-22-14, 11:18 PM
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You can add the Hitchcock set with North By Northwest,Strangers on a Train and Dian M For Murder (2d and 3d) and get both sets for around $65 shipped to us

http://www.amazon.co.uk/Alfred-Hitch...pr_product_top
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