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Old 03-08-10, 06:10 PM
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Hollywoodvideo.com $3.75 used + free shipping

Thought this should have its own thread since it's a separate deal from the previous 8 for 20 or the blu-ray $5.25 (after savings code).

Hollywoodvideo.com is selling PV / used titles for $3.75 AFTER using the 25PV code. It also includes free shipping. I picked up the following:

Chinese Ghost Story (Animated)
Chinese Ghost Story 3
Chinese Odyssey pt 1 & 2
God of Gamblers (Chow Yun Fat)
God of Gamblers 2 (Stephen Chow)
High & Low (Criterion)
Il Barbiere Di Siviglia (The Barber of Seville - Netherlands)
Incident At Blood Pass (Toshiro Mifune)
Something Wicked This Way Comes
Twinkle Twinkle Lucky Stars (Jackie Chan)

Most of them were in near perfect condition, though almost all had sticker residue. I just used Duck's Adhesive Remover and they were good as new.

A word of warning. If you get a title that was in those picture cardboard keepsake cases, they will be clipped and placed in a standard black clamshell case. If you don't mind, you're gold!
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Old 03-09-10, 10:36 AM
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Thanks, their site is kind of buggy but I did find a few:

Take Care of My Cat
Destroy All Monsters!
The Spirit (Blu-ray)
The Eye (Blu-ray)
The Eye (HK version)

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Old 03-09-10, 12:18 PM
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I found a couple things, but like jose said, the site's so freakin' buggy I just gave up.
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There are so many to look through. Found a few nice titles though so far.

Picked up:

The Fall
The Five Obstructions
Salaam Bombay!
Time of the Wolf
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Old 03-11-10, 12:55 AM
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Got some more:

Holes
Ivan the Terrible pt 1
Ivan the Terrible pt 2
The Kingdom (mini-series)
Mr. Smith Goes to Washington
Pit and The Pendulum (Stuart Gordon)
Shinsengumi: Assassins of Honor (Toshiro Mifune)

And for the little one:

Veggie Tales: Dave and the Giant Pickle
Veggie Tales: Esther... The Girl Who Became Queen


MST3K fans should know there were two Film Crew (Mike, Kevin and Bill) dvds out there.
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Re: Hollywoodvideo.com $3.75 used + free shipping

Hang on a second.

Their used titles have been $3.99 each, 3 for $10, 5 for $15 and 8 for $20 for a while. Seems like $2.50 each (8/20) is a better deal than 25% off $3.00. Am I missing something here, or is the 3-for 5-for 8-for pricing no longer being offered?



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Old 03-11-10, 05:34 PM
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Their used titles have been $3.99 each, 3 for $10, 5 for $15 and 8 for $20 for a while. Seems like $2.50 each (8/20) is a better deal than 25% off $3.00. Am I missing something here, or is the 3-for 5-for 8-for pricing no longer being offered
They have two sorts of used titles. The ones you're referring to are clearance-used. The ones in this deal are not clearance. A big difference between the two is the type of titles included. A lot of their newer titles that are heavily overstocked are clearance whereas most of their non-clearance used were "library" titles in their stores.
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Got it.


Never mind.
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Old 03-11-10, 07:01 PM
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Take Care of My Cat
Chinese Ghost Story III
Detective
Since Otar Left
Ran (Masterworks Edition)

Subtotal = $24.95
Coupon = -$6.24
Tax (9%) = $2.25
Total = $20.96
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Old 03-11-10, 08:21 PM
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Hmmm... I've made 15 orders and recently had a run of bad luck. Trying to return is a chore as they take days, or weeks, to respond to emails. At first I only had two out of 50 that needed to be returned but that's up to 7 out of 65. Worse yet, I managed to get a label and send two back. The delivery confirmation proved it was received and they claim not to have it / haven't refunded me.

And I also went ahead and got:
Samurai 2: Duel at Ichijoji Temple [Criterion Collection]
Samurai 3: Duel at Ganryu Island [Criterion Collection]

I have them all, but I figured I could sell my box set and use the difference to buy more movies.
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my first order of dvds (and blu rays) arrived today, a week after I placed the order. ALL of the dvds were in excellent condition. UNFORTUNATELY, one was the wrong movie: "The Pit and the Pendulum". I ordered the one from the 90's starring Lance Henriksen and instead got the one starring Vincent Price.

I was disappointed, but since I've never seen this version and it was cheap I'll let the mistake pass. But the rest of my orders better be the correct titles or else!!! lol
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Old 03-14-10, 04:43 AM
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Hell, I ordered that same disc five days ago. If I don't get the Stuart Gordon film I'm going to be pissed! That'll be my 8th disc out of 70. :/
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My four DVDs were absolutely pristine. Will be ordering more.
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Well my first order of DVDs went horribly. I ordered 16 movies, and they sent me 11. (Though I was charged for all 16.) Of the 11 they sent, one was the wrong title, two were single disc editions instead of double discs (though they were clearly marked as such on the invoice I printed out after ordering), and two were floaters that were covered in dust and scratched to hell. I've e-mailed them.
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Well my first order of DVDs went horribly. I ordered 16 movies, and they sent me 11. (Though I was charged for all 16.)
They do this a lot. If my experience is any indication, they'll split up the remainder into as many as five more shipments and as few as one.
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Old 03-16-10, 04:07 AM
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Got the rest of my dvds today:

October Moon
November Son
Star Slammer
Screaming Dead
Amusement

ALL were/are in pretty good condition, except they had the long thing that keeps people from opening the dvd case. It took me forever to open them. I was affraid to scratch the discs lol

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Old 03-16-10, 05:11 PM
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I ordered 63 DVDs for this sale.

Two days later there was a full charge on my credit card for the order (236.00).

The next day I received a letter stating that they were sorry that they had to cancel my order due to one of the items being on back order.

When I go to check on my order online, then it states cancelled, but there is a tracking number.

Today I receive that package in the mail. Inside are 33 of the 63 DVDs ordered. I'm surprised because some of them are brand new. The package matches the invoice inside, almost, there are 2 titles missing.

However, I was still charged full price for the order.

3.75 is a great price, but this whole thing is a clusterf*ck.
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Old 03-17-10, 03:44 AM
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Yeah, I'm still missing 8 films and have 7 that are wrong that need to be returned. I was charged full for everything even though one claims to have been canceled.

It took about a week and half to get a return label, and it was received by them a few days later on the 6th. It's now the 17th and no refund. However, I sent a second return five days ago and they claim I'll be getting a refund in a few days. My third and forth return emails have had no responses in at least 5 to 9 days.
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Corihor1,

I feel your pain. Like izatright, I received MOST of my order (31 out of 35 DVDs), but was charged, like you, for the whole amount right before I was told that my order had been canceled. I then got in 8 of the discs I had ordered, three of them brand new. After several email attempts on my part (none answered), I received another 23 DVDs, and that's the end of the story. I really should try to get the missing $19.96 back, but every time that I try to access the site now, Firefox puts up a screen that says that the site is not to be trusted due to security certificates or some such rot.

I'd love to put in another (MUCH smaller order), but maybe the security certificate snafu is a sign for me to cut my losses and stay far, far away from HollywoodVideo.com.

If I had a phone number for a live person, I'd vent my frustration BIG TIME.

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after all the fusses here, there's no way i'm gonna order again in hollywoodvideo.com

I'm still waiting for my order though, hope there's nothing wrong with it.

edit: Got my order today, out of 5, 1 is wrong. Only 2 DVDs are in good condition. Where should i contact them?

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Old 03-17-10, 08:28 PM
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I learned not to place big orders. If you place smaller orders usually it comes quicker and more accurately. The first time I ordered around 40 discs and only got half of the order. I am still waiting on a refund for the rest.
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877-325-8687
That's the number on my credit card statement for the purchases I made for hollywoodvideo.com
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877-325-8687
That's the number on my credit card statement for the purchases I made for hollywoodvideo.com
Let me know if that works! I have the physical address of the company Hollywood Video is using but not a number.
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Originally Posted by izatright View Post
Let me know if that works! I have the physical address of the company Hollywood Video is using but not a number.
I don't have an issue so I have no reason to call
But a quick Google search shows it's their # so it probably will work..Probably the same number (if there is one) posted on hollywoodvideo.com if you have a problem..
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Oh ho! Good point. If ANYONE uses it, let me know. I hate using phones if I don't have to. It's one of my pet peeves.

As for refunds, I finally got my first! $3.75. One disc down, refunds for 5 to go!
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