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Old 09-07-13, 10:56 AM
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What are the gems of your collection?

Vengeance Trilogy
Star Wars: The Complete Saga
Iron Man

America Lost and Found: The BBS Story (Criterion)
The Third Man (Criterion)
Bond 50th
Old 09-07-13, 11:31 AM
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Spoiler:
Oh boy, a thread where the OP makes a topic just so he can answer his own question!!!


Seriously, though, I have a few gems.

Thirst (HK import)
I Saw the Devil (HK import)
Evangelion 2.22: You Can (Not) Advance (HK import, lower PQ than USA, but WAY, WAY better AQ)
Alien through Prometheus box set (Jp import)
Vengeance Trilogy (sold the tin, didn't fit in my case proper)
Robot Chicken: Star Wars trilogy (Jp import)
Uwe Boll's Rampage (De import)
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Most of mine would be collector's sets:

Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection (UK version)
James Bond 50th Anniversary Collection
Twilight Zone: Complete Series
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Band of Brothers (HD DVD)
2046 (HD DVD)
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (BD Italian Import)
The Third Man (Criterion)
Citizen Kane (Deluxe boxset)
Lawrence of Arabia (deluxe set)
Universal Monsters (UK)
Bond 50
Hitchcock set (UK)
TZ: complete series
Dick Van Dyke: complete series
The World at War
America Lost and Found (yes, even A Safe Place)
Chungking Express
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Alfred Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection (UK version)
James Bond 50th Anniversary Collection
A Trip to the Moon (steelbook)
Fright Night (Twilight Time) x2
Battle Royale (UK Arrow Edition)
Malena (Korean edition uncut)
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (Germany 4 disc Limited Edition)
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

I have well over 1000 exclusives, and it's difficult to think of my favorite ones. It would have to be one where it wasn't just the scarcity of it that made it special, but the actual content.

So perhaps some of my MST3K exclusives or the disc that came in the Making of Jaws book that contained a piece of the Orca
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

If I had to pick five:



Third Man Criterion
Psycho UK Steelbook
A Bittersweet Life (Korean)
Blade Runner (Original Pressing)
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer (German)
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Greatest American Hero Complete series Limited
Dark Shadows complete series limited
Spider-man 67 longbox
Batman TAS complete series
Captain America 3D Steelbook from Germany

Hard question to answer. I'm sure I forgot something.
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

I'd say:
West Side Story, Nightmare Before Christmas, Bond 50 (Blu-ray)
the Bourne movies and Brotherhood of the Wolf (HD-DVD)
Old 09-07-13, 07:29 PM
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Silverado digibook
Third Man Criterion
Zero Dark Thirty Steelbook
The Thing HD-DVD
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Harry Potter: Ultimate Editions
Lethal Weapon 1 - 4
The Lord of the Rings: Extended Editions
Pierce Brosnan 007 films
Star Trek TNG: Seasons 1 & 2 + Films
Star Wars
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?



I'd kill for that thing.



I should've gotten the briefcase when I had the chance.

Blade Runner (Original Pressing)
Is there something different about the first pressing?


Originally Posted by That'sAllFolks View Post
Batman TAS complete series
I'd kill for that too. Apparently bootlegs are ubiquitous.

Anyway, the only genuinely rare Blu-Ray that I have is the new Twilight Time disc of The Driver, which was apparently limited to 3,000. As far as DVDs, I have the Criterion disc of Ran and the Paramount release of The Transformers: The Movie.

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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

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Is there something different about the first pressing?
Nah, not really. Just a favorite, and it's not the digibook.

The only thing remotely unique about it is that it went through WB's Disc #5 replacement program.
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

recalled Beastmaster complete series
Terminator Special Edition with holofoil cover
the BCI He-man and She-ra sets. wish I could find She-Ra season 2 and He-man season 2 volume 2 at reasonable prices....
Scream/Scream 2/Scream 3 blu-rays. Just because I won them in a contest and I never win things.
Empire Records. the normal, white snapper case version. took me forever to find.
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Touch of Evil: Masters of Cinema Steelbook
Metropolis: Masters of Cinema Steelbook
Double Indemnity: Masters of Cinema Steelbook
Ford at Fox
David Lean Directs NoŽl Coward: Criterion
Hitchcock Masterpiece Collection: UK Limited Edition
Seven Samurai: Criterion
Lawrence of Arabia: 50th Anniversary Limited Edition
Singin' in the Rain: 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition
Bond 50
Blade Runner: Ultimate Collector's Edition
Troll 2: 20th Anniversary Nilbog Edition - it'll do until Criterion gets a chance to tackle it

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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Twilight Zone - Season 1-3
Star Trek - TOS - Season 1-3
The Third Man - Criterion
Little Shop of Horrors
Singin' In the Rain 60th Anniversary Edition
A Night to Remember - Criterion
Alien Anthology


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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

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Spider-man 67 longbox


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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

A Trip to the Moon Steelbook
Skyfall UK Steelbook
A River Runs Through It digibook
Thin Red Line Criterion
Iron Man with Slipcover
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

My picks are favorite films I thought would never make it to blu.

The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3 (replacing non anamorphic dvd)
Logan's Run
Planet of the Apes collection (alternate Conquest ending, never before available)
French Connection (correct color)
Soylent Green
To Live & Die in LA
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Re: What are the gems of your collection?

Seven Samurai Criterion Collection
Godzilla Criterion Collection
Das Boot 2 disc Collector's Set
North by Northwest 50th Anniversary Edition digibook
Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory digibook
The Big Lebowski Limited Edition digibook
The Avengers with Target bonus disc
Snow White and the Huntman steelbook
The Matrix digibook
Gamera Trilogy
Lord of the Ring Extended Edition
The Hobbit An Unexpected Journey 64 page book
Band of Brothers

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