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Old 02-02-09, 01:50 AM
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Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Walked into my local Blockbuster Video today and saw that they pulled out some used Blu-Rays for Sale. Most were bulk titles such as Dark Knight, Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Forbidden Kingdom, Speed Racer, among others. They were all priced at 16.99 a piece.
Old 02-02-09, 01:55 AM
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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Walked into my local Blockbuster Video today and saw that they pulled out some used Blu-Rays for Sale. Most were bulk titles such as Dark Knight, Incredible Hulk, Iron Man, Forbidden Kingdom, Speed Racer, among others. They were all priced at 16.99 a piece.
What kind of cases did they come in?
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Interesting, thanks for the heads up. Were they in the typical blockbuster rental cases? That would be a huge negative for me, but there are titles like Hulk that I would want to pick up.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Yeah, Incredible Hulk is most definitely worth picking up...
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Hmmm cases won't be an issue for me since I have about 20 extra from sleevetown but this is good news.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I was told that they would be sold in the rental cases and not the blu-ray cases. The lady I spoke with about it says that they receive the movies already in rental cases and never get the Blu cases.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

16.99 (above 18 dollars when you include tax) seems to be a bit high for used,especialy used rentals with no case.

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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

So, you don't get the original artwork either?
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

So $17 for a movie not in its original case when most can be had for the same price for $2-3 more? Pass.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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So, you don't get the original artwork either?
You can download the original covers here and maybe some custom covers if you wish http://www.cdcovers.cc/
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Eh, in that case might as well buy it new...
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Originally Posted by TheMovieman View Post
Eh, in that case might as well buy it new...
Thats just it,you can go on Amazon right now and get Iron man for 16.99,forbidden kingdom 17.99,speed racer 19.99 all blu rays all brand new for about the same price as a scratched up used rental with a rental case(even if it came in a blu ray case it still would not be worth it),not much of a decision there.Blockbuster should be selling these for 10 dollars or less

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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I believe you do get the origianl atwork just slipped into the rental case. I still think 15+ dollars plus tax is a bit high for a used Blu-Ray. I also consider the fact that some renters still manage to scratch up Blu-Ray discs despite efforts made to prevent that from being so easy.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

i'm assuming they don't make BD specific rental cases. IF they (at least) have the cover art i may bite if the price is right, otherwise it's a no go for me. It's funny, i seem to remember the BlockBuster i used to frequent (before they were shuttered in Dec) had them in the regular Blu-ray boxes w/ cover art.
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Pass. I have a Movie Stop with plenty of used Blu
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

Depends on the movie... I don't think I've seen Incredible Hulk for anything less then $22.99 and have been waiting to get it under $20 bucks. But if i'm stuck with the shitty rental case, nevermind
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I bought Incredible Hulk as part of a B1G1 BD deal from Columbiahouse a while back basically making it half price ($15) when ordering with another title. $16.99 is way too much for a previous rental.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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Depends on the movie... I don't think I've seen Incredible Hulk for anything less then $22.99 and have been waiting to get it under $20 bucks. But if i'm stuck with the shitty rental case, nevermind
It was $19.99 at one point. I remember i saw it somewhere on this form.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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It was $19.99 at one point. I remember i saw it somewhere on this form.

I am pretty sure it was at Target last week for this price.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I will have to check it out at my Blockbuster. They never seem to follow the rules and seem to always have a better deal than advertised.

FYI -- the Blockbuster copy of the Mist is a 1-disc version, without the second disc and the B&W version, I believe. Not something I would settle for... otherwise, I think my BB has the original cover art with these, and 1 or 2 discs depending on the movie. If there's a better deal, like 2 for XX, it could work for me.

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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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I am pretty sure it was at Target last week for this price.
Hmm, I'm at Target at least once a week and don't recall seeing it with the group of other recent Blu's that were at that price.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I know it's no tremendous bargain, but for those interested my Blockbuster put some new titles out: Get Smart, House Bunny and Rambo. There were a couple others that I have forgotten.

FWIW
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

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So, you don't get the original artwork either?
They come with the original artwork. Just not the original case. I still have a shitload of the Hancock blu ray cases from Best Buy I use.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

I saw a bunch the other day as well, all for $16.99. If it weren't for the crummy cases I probably would have bought Get Smart. Oh well.
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Re: Used Blu-Rays at Blockbuster.

The stupid box was a deal breaker for me as well.

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