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Old 08-09-10, 05:51 AM
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Laserdiscs that haven't made it to DVD or Blu-Ray yet (or LDs that are way better)

There used to be a list like this but it hasn't been updated in years. I like to keep a list for when I'm out thrifting.

What laserdiscs haven't made it to DVD or Blu-Ray yet (please note if it's available on DVD in another region) Or which ones have amazing extra material that didn't get transferred to Blu-Ray? They can be Japanese LDs too, since those are NTSC.

Let's make a list! Lists are fun.
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Old 08-09-10, 07:39 AM
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Still waiting to upgrade my Beastmaster 2 laserdisc!
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Song of the South! They released that on laserdisk in the 1980s, but is hasn't been seen since. (Except on "Bootlegs")
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I ain't holding my breath for MGM to ever release this, but I really really want Ken Russell's The Boyfriend. Also the Disney/Miramax release of Sarafina! is the longer R-rated cut of the film, which I think wasn't released on DVD as such. I don't know who owns the rights to Prospero's Books but the laserdisc was released by Fox - come on Criterion give us US Peter Greenaway fans some of his films on DVD and bluray - pretty please??
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Futureworld
Texas Across The River
Burn Witch Burn
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Betty Boop: The Definitive Collection
Dr. X
Island of Lost Souls
Let It Be
MGM Cartoon Classics: Happy Harmonies
Up the Creek
Wheeler & Woolsey comedies:
Diplomaniacs
Hips, Hips, Hooray!
Mummy's Boys
Peach O'Reno
The Rainmakers
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I ain't holding my breath for MGM to ever release this, but I really really want Ken Russell's The Boyfriend.
Warner Brothers owns this now.
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Scream (Director's Cut) A region 1 version.

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Still waiting to upgrade my Beastmaster 2 laserdisc!
I want my B2: Through The Portal Of Time DVD too!
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Dead Poets' Society extended edition.
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TimeCop dts LD
Mimic dts LD
both superior sound to their dvd counterparts
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Unaltered Disney classics like Roger Rabbit, The Rescuers and The Lion King that still have the hidden stuff in them.
Also: I Come in Peace
The Family Dog pilot that was on Amazing Stories
Giorgio Moroder's Metropolis
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Originally Posted by scott1598 View Post
First, last, and only...can't believe after all of this time, all we have is the barebones issue, especially when something like Panic Room (hey, I like it, but c'mon!!!) has a friggin' three disc set.

TRAVESTY.
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I'm still holding on to my dts LD of Strange Days.

Funny, I figured after Bigelow won the Oscar this would've got a release date for Blu.
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Old 08-11-10, 12:45 PM
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I only saw LDs at a thrift store one time and they were mixed in with the Vinyl LPs by mistake marked 45 cents each. I got "Revolution" with Al Pacino and a Fred Astaire movie even though I have never owned a Laser Disc player. Revolution is still not on DVD in it's original form, only in a "Revisited" version. I saw the original on VHS back in the 80's only because it had Nastassja Kinski in it. It seems like there should be more LDs around but I guess the people that bought them were/are cinephiles and probably hung onto them.
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Most(if not all) of the Pioneer Music LDs were exclusive to laserdisc(watching Tina Turner right now).
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V and V: The Final Battle are on laser in their original 4:3 television ratios, while the DVD versions are cropped/MARred to 16x9 (even if the first mini's cropping was sanctioned by Ken Johnson). The LDs are the best-quality version released in their OAR (the VHS releases were also OAR).
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Originally Posted by ScottsdaleSaint View Post
First, last, and only...can't believe after all of this time, all we have is the barebones issue, especially when something like Panic Room (hey, I like it, but c'mon!!!) has a friggin' three disc set.

TRAVESTY.
Absolutely 100% AGREE!!!
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