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Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

Since there are separate store threads for Blu-ray deals, but no DVD deals posted thought this should be posted.

Walmart $1.96 DVDs
- Hall Pass
- Unknown
- Marley & Me
- The Hangover (R-rated)
- Quantum of Solace
- The Bourne Ultimatum
- He's Just Not That Into You
- Lord of the Rings
- The Bucket List
- Robots
- Night at the Museum 2
- Bride Wars
- Jarhead
- The Mummy 3
- Charlie and the Chocolate Factory
- 300
- Jennifer's Body
- Slap Shot 3

Walmart $5.00 DVDs
- The Town
- Inception
- The Blind Side
- Red
- Date Night
- X-Men Origins Wolverine
- The A-Team
- 27 Dresses
- Easy A
- Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
- Yogi Bear
- Tooth Fairy

Walmart $9.00 DVDs
- Despicable Me
- Zookeeper
- The Green Hornet
- Judy Moody and the Not So Bummer Summer
- Horrible Bosses
- Rio
- Avatar
- Fast Five - Extended Editiion
- Bridesmaids
- X-Men First Class
- Water for Elephants
- True Grit
- Rango

Walmart $10.00 TV DVDs
- Two and a Half Men Season 7
- Prison Break Season 4
- Glee Season 1
- Bones Season 4
- Burn Notice Season 3
- True Blood
- the Vampire Diaries
- The Big Bang Theory
- Sons of Anarchy
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Best Buy 99c DVDs
- Fletch
- Jarhead
- Doom - Unrated Extended Edition
- Vantage Point
- U-571 - Special Edition
- Charlie Wilson's War
- Bruno
- Welcome Home, Roscoe Jenkins
- Miami Vice - Special Collector's Edition
- Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story
- Rocky Balboa
- Casino Royale

Best Buy $3.99 Titles
- Unknown
- The Town
- Sucker Punch
- Due Date
- Hall Pass
- Gran Torino
- There's Something About Mary - Unrated version
- American Gangster
- 8 Mile
- Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King

Best Buy $5.99 Titles
- True Grit (remake)
- Transformers Revenge of the Fallen
- The King's Speech
- Unstoppable
- Despicable Me
- The Hangover - Unrated version
- Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
- Machete
- The Fighter
- 127 Hours

Best Buy $11.99 Blu-ray + DVD Combo Packs
- Horrible Bosses
- Rio
- Crazy, Stupid, Love

Best Buy $17.99 3-D + Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy Combo Packs
- Rio
- The Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of the Dawn Treader
- The Polar Express
- Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs
- Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 1

Best Buy: BOX SETS
Harry Potter: Complete 8-Film Collection (8 Discs) $39.99

Best Buy $8.99 each TV DVD
- Mad Men Seasons 1-4
- It's Always Sunny in Philadephia Seasons 1-5
- Eastbound & Down Seasons 1-2
- Family Guy Volumes 4-8
- FRIENDS Seasons 1-10
- Archer Season 1
- Boy Meets World Seasons 1-7
- Weeds Seasons 1-6

Best Buy $12.99 each TV DVD
- Dexter Seasons 1-4
- Supernatural Seasons 1-6
- Entourage Seasons 1-7
- Breaking Bad Seasons 1-3
- Glee Season 1
- The Office Seasons 5-6
- Friday Night Lights Seasons 1-5
- Two and a Half Men Seasons 6-8

Best Buy $18.99 each TV DVD
- Castle Seasons 1-3
- Sopranos Seasons 1-6
- Parks and Recreation Season 3
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Re: Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

is it true that Best Buy is going to be opening at Midnight this year for BF instead of the usual 6am?
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Re: Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

Thanks for posting the lists, some nice deals. I'll wait for Amazon's list.
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Originally Posted by Rypro 525 View Post
is it true that Best Buy is going to be opening at Midnight this year for BF instead of the usual 6am?
That's what the leaked ad says...
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Re: Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

Having read the Best Buy, Target, and WalMart ads, I'm pretty disappointed with the TV on DVD sales. TV on DVD sets that were around $10 last year (or less) appear to be $13 now. It also seems like stores are holding back from putting more recent seasons on sale too, when last year I even got the latest release as cheap as the other seasons. A lot of the DVD sets I'm interested in have been $14 or lower over the course of the year, and now they're maybe only $13 for Black Friday. I guess I'll keep waiting or hope there are some good unadvertised prices.

Considering DVD is on a decline as a medium, its also unfortunate to see some of the movie titles listed in the various price categories above $5.

Obviously retailers are worried about profits and they certainly don't owe us consumers any deals, but it's still disappointing. It looks like Best Buy has the better prices on TV on DVD, and Wal-Mart has the better prices for movie DVDs, so far. And seeing how timid Amazon was last year, at this point I'm not even expecting them to price match or even beat these B&M retailers price wise.
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Is Amazon price matching these ads?
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Is Amazon price matching these ads?
I'd be pretty surprised if they didn't.
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Re: Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

I hope we will see smaller retailers represented in this thread as well and I will do my part should advance word come my way. Last year my best deals came from sales at VCI and the WB SHOP.
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Re: Black Friday 2011 - The DVD thread

So far these Black Friday deals on DVDs are pretty lame, I already have the DVDs I want from those lists and I didn't pay very much for them when I bought them (I never do). I'm hoping these lists expand as we get closer to Black Friday, I'd like to see a good price on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. $13.99 isn't good enough for me. -kd5-
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Originally Posted by kodave View Post
Having read the Best Buy, Target, and WalMart ads, I'm pretty disappointed with the TV on DVD sales. TV on DVD sets that were around $10 last year (or less) appear to be $13 now. It also seems like stores are holding back from putting more recent seasons on sale too, when last year I even got the latest release as cheap as the other seasons. A lot of the DVD sets I'm interested in have been $14 or lower over the course of the year, and now they're maybe only $13 for Black Friday. I guess I'll keep waiting or hope there are some good unadvertised prices.
My experience with last year's Black Friday sales was mixed. I found that the after Chrsitmas sales between the 26th to 30th December were much better than the so called Black Friday/Cyber Monday sale prices and offers. Lower prices and better, wider selection of titles too!
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Target

$1.99
Burn After Reading
Dr. Seuss: The Cat In The Hat - Restored (animated)
Knocked Up: Unrated


$3.99
It's Complicated
The Blind Side
The Hangover: Unrated
The Twilight Saga: New Moon: Widescreen


$5.99
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid
Get Him To The Greek
Little Fockers
Ramona and Beezus
RED
The Town
The Twilight Saga: Eclipse


$7.99
Mad Men: Season 1
Mad Men: Season 2
Mad Men: Season 3
Mad Men: Season 4
Psych: Season 1
Psych: Season 2
Psych: Season 3
Psych: Season 4
Sex And The City: Season 1
Sex And The City: Season 2
Sex And The City: Season 3
Sex And The City: Season 4
Sex And The City: Season 5
Sex And The City: Season 6
Weeds: Season: 1
Weeds: Season: 2
Weeds: Season: 3
Weeds: Season: 4
Weeds: Season: 5
Weeds: Season: 6


$10.00
Bad Teacher: Unrated
Bambi: Diamond Edition
Bridesmaids: Unrated
Rio


$12.99
House, M.D.: Season 1
House, M.D.: Season 2
House, M.D.: Season 3
House, M.D.: Season 4
House, M.D.: Season 5
House, M.D.: Season 6
It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia: Season 6
Modern Family: Season 1
Modern Family: Season 2
The Big Bang Theory: Season 1
The Big Bang Theory: Season 2
The Big Bang Theory: Season 3
The Big Bang Theory: Season 4


$13.99
Cars 2
Transformers: Dark Of The Moon



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Toys R Us

$3.99 (more in store)
Open Season 3
The Holiday
Muppets In Space
Spider-Man 3
Stuart Little (first pressing)
Talladega Nights: The Ballad Of Ricky Bobby


$4.99 (more in store)
Alice In Wonderland (2010)
A Christmas Carol (2009)
Barney: Big World Adventure the Movie
Charlie And The Cholate Factory (2005)
Horton Hears A Who
Megamind
Shrek The Third
Sesame Street: Abby in Wonderland
SpongeBob SquarePants: Legends Of Bikini Bottom
Strawberry Shortcake: Growing Dreams
Wow! Wow! Wubbzy!: Fly Us To The Moon
X2
(and one other title I can't make out)


$6.99
Barbie: Princess Charm School
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 1
Marmaduke
Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief
Scooby-Doo! Legend Of The Phantosaur
Sing Along Songs: The Lion King - Circle Of Life
Thomas & Friends: Day Of The Diesels
Transformers: Revenge Of The Fallen
The Wizard of Oz: 70th Anniversary
Zhu Zhu Pets: Quest For Zhu


$9.99
Despicable Me
Diary Of A Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Disney Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey's Adventures In Wonderland
Fast Five
Justin Bieber: Never Say Never
Prep & Landing
Rango
Rio
Santa Buddies
X-Men: First Class


$11.99
A Bug's Life: Collector's Edition
Bambi Diamond Edition
Beverly Hills Chihuahua 2
Dumbo: 70th Anniversary Edition
Finding Nemo: Collector's Edition
Gnomeo & Juliet
Harry Potter & The Deathly Hallows Part 2
The Incredibles
Ratatouille
Tinker Bell And The Great Fairy Rescue
Up
Wall-E


$14.99
The Lion King: Diamond Edition (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
Pirate Of The Carribean: On Stranger Tides (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
Rio (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
Fast Five (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
Transformers: Dark Side Of Moon (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
X-Men: First Class (Blu-Ray/DVD combo)
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Wal-Mart update...

$12.96 (DVD only) - after 8AM, November 25th
Cars 2
The Lion King
Pirate Of The Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
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Originally Posted by kd5 View Post
So far these Black Friday deals on DVDs are pretty lame, I already have the DVDs I want from those lists and I didn't pay very much for them when I bought them (I never do). I'm hoping these lists expand as we get closer to Black Friday, I'd like to see a good price on Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2. $13.99 isn't good enough for me. -kd5-
Deathly Hallows will be 6.99 DVD 9.99 Blu at Best Buy
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The Toys R Us looks like the best list! Thanks for posting!
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Deathly Hallows will be 6.99 DVD 9.99 Blu at Best Buy
I didn't see that listed in any Best Buy Black Friday ad, how reliable is that information? -kd5-
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I didn't see that listed in any Best Buy Black Friday ad, how reliable is that information? -kd5-
Doorbuster (Picture of single disc Blu. Min 30 each per store)
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Does anyone know if Target will be opening at midnight like Best Buy & Walmart???
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Does anyone know if Target will be opening at midnight like Best Buy & Walmart???
Ad says, "doors open Midnight Tonight!"
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Be aware that I've been in Target stores many times on Black Friday and a remarkable number of their dvd specials have been FS only, with the WS versions significantly more expensive..
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Originally Posted by dfmaverick2 View Post
Doorbuster (Picture of single disc Blu. Min 30 each per store)
Cool! Looks like Best Buy takes the prize for offering this for the best price (without waiting an eternity for it to make its rounds). Thanks! Can't believe I didn't see that when I looked at that ad yesterday. -kd5-
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Originally Posted by supermike07 View Post
Does anyone know if Target will be opening at midnight like Best Buy & Walmart???
Target will be opening at midnight. Some of its employees are really pissed about this and are complaining openly:

http://consumerist.com/2011/11/targe...ing-night.html

Target Employees Fight Back Against Store's Plan To Open Thanksgiving Night
By Chris Morran on November 14, 2011 12:15 PM

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Because people simply can not wait until after they've digested their turkey to cash in on deep discounts, many of the major retail chains are opening earlier than usual on Black Friday this year. This is not sitting well with thousands of Target employees who have signed a petition for the store to at least let them finish their pumpkin pie before having to report to work.

As of now, more than 9,000 people have signed this petition asking Target HQ to wait until 5 a.m. on Black Friday to open the stores.

Reads the petition:

A midnight opening robs the hourly and in-store salary workers of time off with their families on Thanksgiving Day. By opening the doors at midnight, Target is requiring team members to be in the store by 11 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. A full holiday with family is not just for the elite of this nation — all Americans should be able to break bread with loved ones and get a good night's rest on Thanksgiving!

"All Americans should be able to break bread with loved ones on Thanksgiving," the creator of the petition, a Target employee in Nebraska, tells CBS. "With the midnight opening, employees like myself will have to leave for work right in the middle of Thanksgiving dinner. We don't mind hard work, but cutting into our holidays is a step too far... If Target doesn't reverse its decision and allow associates to spend Thanksgiving holidays with their family, they might suffer from a fast-growing consumer backlash."

A manager of a Michigan Target tell CBS Detroit, "We're trying to stay ahead of the curve... I don't like the fact I have to come in on Thanskgiving, but when you work in retail it's the nature of the beast."

Retail Workers Fight Back, Want Stores Closed On Thanksgiving [CBSlocal.com]
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These stores must have boxes of unsold Weeds seasons. Every Black Friday, it's the main tv season on sale in all the stores.
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First, thanks to those who put the lists together. But wow, for my needs I see very damned little. No TV boxes, a handful of films. Obviously, while the retailers are being aggressive in terms of opening hours, they're not offering very compelling product. I'm seriously reconsidering my midnight run to Wally Mart and El Targay.
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Hopefully there will be a Blu-Ray Black Friday list soon to save me from squinting at the ad scans and writing up a list. The problem is that DVDs aren't very interesting to me any more with BD, so I'd have a tough time paying more than $3 for any DVD.

Regarding Doc Moonlight's post above, it says the article says the reason BF was moved up to midnight is "because people simply can not wait". Oh really? Maybe I'm in the minority view here, but I definitely wish BF would never start before 5 AM to allow people to sleep and spend an uninterrupted Thanksgiving with their families. I assumed the reason BF was moved up to midnight is "because RETAILERS simply can not wait".
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These stores must have boxes of unsold Weeds seasons. Every Black Friday, it's the main tv season on sale in all the stores.
That's right, and every year I pass on it regardless of the price (I think it's usually $8.99 per season). I haven't ever seen the series, so maybe it's good.
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Originally Posted by MickM View Post
Be aware that I've been in Target stores many times on Black Friday and a remarkable number of their dvd specials have been FS only, with the WS versions significantly more expensive..
That's weird. I've never seen that happen at any I've gone to.

Originally Posted by kd5 View Post
Cool! Looks like Best Buy takes the prize for offering this for the best price (without waiting an eternity for it to make its rounds). Thanks! Can't believe I didn't see that when I looked at that ad yesterday. -kd5-
Part of it might be that they're throwing it back in the vault at the end of the year.

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