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Old 12-31-08, 04:35 PM
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i probably owned 25 actual movie VHS' in the day and the first was 1 of many from Columbia House offer. i think "Face/Off" was one of them.
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I can't remember the first one I bought, but the first pre-recorded VHS I owned was "Making Michael Jackson's Thriller". I got it for Christmas in 1984.
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Old 12-31-08, 04:53 PM
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It was Alien and Aliens for me. Part 3 hadn't been made yet.
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit, purchased at age eleven in 1988. I still own it.
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Old 12-31-08, 05:31 PM
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I owned several VHS tapes before I paid for any with my own money. In 8th grade, I was on the wait list for a trip to Chicago, and I had to save money to get to go if someone canceled or was disqualified. That never happened, so I bought my very first VCR, a Sanyo. To go with it, I also bought Batman Returns and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II: Secret of the Ooze. Batman Returns was the first one that I watched on my new VCR in my room for the very first time.
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I'm pretty sure it was E.T. back in 1986.
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Old 12-31-08, 05:34 PM
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It was an Abbot and Costello double feature with Africa Screams and Jack And The Beanstalk. I can't remember why I bought it, but I selected it from some bin in a grocery store. I also remember the first movie I rented, The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking.

I had a very strange childhood.
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Old 12-31-08, 05:48 PM
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I only ever owned two VHS tapes: Bottle Rocket and the WS version of the re-done Star Wars Trilogy. Don't remember which I got first.
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Old 12-31-08, 07:28 PM
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jaws... it was like $70
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Old 12-31-08, 07:30 PM
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Superman: The Movie when VHS movies were over $100.
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The Hulkster, Hulk Hogan. A Christmas present in, I believe, 1987.
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Old 12-31-08, 08:14 PM
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The first two I got was a tape with 4 cartoons on it, and the movie Pardon My Blooper.
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Old 12-31-08, 10:48 PM
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Old 12-31-08, 11:24 PM
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I purchased more 'used' VHS tapes than I care to recall, however, my first was Dogfight with River Phoenix - or - The Last of the Mohicans'. I'm almost certain that it was Dogfight.
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the first one I bought myself I think would be Titanic
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1990: Evil Dead and a coupla Bruce Lee flicks.
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Old 01-01-09, 05:25 AM
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Cool thread!! I'll play!

The first two I owned when I was a lad were Tron and Star Trek III: The Search for Spock!

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Old 01-01-09, 10:53 AM
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Old 01-01-09, 11:09 AM
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None. I always saw them as another "tape" product. I never had luck with cassette tapes (played fine one day, next it was bad) so I never wasted my $$$ on VHS. DVD was the first movie media for me.
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Old 01-01-09, 11:43 AM
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The first one I ever got was Batman (1989) that my Dad bought me for X-mas. The first ones I can remember buying were the 3 Indiana Jones movies at McDonalds when they were $5 each.
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