Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Entertainment Discussions > Movie Talk
Reload this Page >

Weirdest movie-related promo item you own?

Movie Talk A Discussion area for everything movie related including films In The Theaters

Weirdest movie-related promo item you own?

Old 03-23-04, 11:19 AM
  #1  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Dec 2002
Location: NJ
Posts: 3,337
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Weirdest movie-related promo item you own?

I am curious to see what odd promotional items people on this forum own. The only weird thing I own is a cereal box for the John Waters' movie Serial Mom. I don't have a pic of it now, but I will put it up when I get a chance.

So, what do you have and how do you display it?

(Mods, not sure if this is the correct forum or not. Please move if it isn't)
Old 03-23-04, 11:23 AM
  #2  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Shannon Nutt's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Pittsburgh, PA
Posts: 17,556
Received 98 Likes on 79 Posts
Most of the odd promo items I have sitting around are from DVD releases - like the bar of soap for "Fight Club" and the brain-shaped "stress ball" that you squeeze for "Hannibal".
Old 03-23-04, 11:46 AM
  #3  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Formerly known as Groucho AND Bandoman/Death Moans, Iowa
Posts: 17,755
Received 164 Likes on 111 Posts
Disney sent out a Ladykillers waffle iron.
Old 03-23-04, 11:47 AM
  #4  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jun 2001
Posts: 1,267
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Funny you mention John Waters; I think I still have the scratch'n'sniff card from Polyester.
Old 03-23-04, 04:12 PM
  #5  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
DaveNinja's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2000
Location: Sacramento (The City of a Beer)
Posts: 7,243
Received 30 Likes on 22 Posts
I think i have a film cell from that lame Godzilla movie with the raptors. its my most prized possession.
Old 03-23-04, 04:13 PM
  #6  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jan 2002
Location: Connecticut
Posts: 4,472
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
A Bubba Ho-Tep bedpan.
Old 03-23-04, 04:47 PM
  #7  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Dec 1999
Posts: 4,551
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I have a 4 foot tall VHS stand for video stores for Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, with little plastic propellers for the plane and everything. It's kinda 3d! Heh, not sure why I kept it so long...used to be a huge Indy fan when I was a kid.
Old 03-23-04, 04:54 PM
  #8  
DVD Talk Ultimate Edition
 
Join Date: Jul 2000
Location: In my secret underground lair, plotting to TAKE OVER THE WORLD!!! Bwuaaahahahaha!!
Posts: 4,590
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Star Trek IV Marshmellow Dispenser...
Old 03-23-04, 05:08 PM
  #9  
DVD Talk Platinum Edition
 
Join Date: May 2003
Location: Los Angeles , California
Posts: 3,596
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I have the BLOW mirror.
Old 03-23-04, 05:58 PM
  #10  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Somewhere between Heaven and Hell
Posts: 31,975
Received 294 Likes on 210 Posts
The rubber chicken/lollipop holder from Me, Myself and Irene.
Old 03-23-04, 06:52 PM
  #11  
DVD Talk Reviewer & TOAT Winner
 
Alan Smithee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: USA
Posts: 9,351
Received 121 Likes on 100 Posts
Miniature tool set with "The Borrowers" printed on it.
Kicking myself for not snagging the blow-up thingy for "Bubble Boy"- it was a small replica of the bubble suit with arms and legs and the name of the movie on it.
Old 03-23-04, 06:57 PM
  #12  
DVD Talk Legend
 
cultshock's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2002
Location: True North Strong & Free
Posts: 15,795
Received 355 Likes on 260 Posts
From my old video store days, I still have a Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas shot glass, a Boogie Nights coaster, a Frighteners pen and a Nightwatch flashlight (clever). None of these are really weird, but cool none the less (especially the shot glass).
Old 03-23-04, 07:11 PM
  #13  
DVD Talk Hero
 
Join Date: Jun 2000
Location: Somewhere between Heaven and Hell
Posts: 31,975
Received 294 Likes on 210 Posts
I have a miniature dreamcatcher from Dreamcatcher. I have the pendant from Wolf. A keychain from MIB II. And a crapload of old pins from various movies.
Old 03-24-04, 08:22 AM
  #14  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: Lakewood,OH,USA
Posts: 1,927
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
I love my "pencil" from Dumb and Dumber with erasers on both tips. I keep it on my desk at work.
Old 03-24-04, 09:55 AM
  #15  
DVD Talk Limited Edition
 
Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Bay Area, CA
Posts: 5,071
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Dont think its weird but I got a pair of 3d glasses and a plastic replica of the Freddy Kruger glove back when Freddy's Dead came out. I think the glove was just the one they sold for Haloween back then and maybe even now but it was free w/ the movie when we saw it early.
Old 03-24-04, 10:02 AM
  #16  
DVD Talk Legend
 
matome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 1999
Location: NY
Posts: 12,304
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
I've got a scrotum-shaped zipper pouch containg two golf balls and a packet of handmade hairgel from There's Something About Mary
Old 03-24-04, 10:23 AM
  #17  
CineSchlock-O-Rama
 
G. Noel Gross's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Dallas
Posts: 2,828
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
It's not so weird, but it's the largest: a two-foot, 4-inch thick square post branded Walking Tall.

That and a Bride of Chucky rubber head mask.
Old 03-24-04, 11:06 AM
  #18  
DVD Talk Hall of Fame
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Orlando, FL
Posts: 9,687
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Whoever owns the "Bug Spray" from the limited edition release of "Save The Green Planet".
Old 03-24-04, 12:06 PM
  #19  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2002
Location: Formerly known as Groucho AND Bandoman/Death Moans, Iowa
Posts: 17,755
Received 164 Likes on 111 Posts
I got a big bag of replicas of those drug statues from Traffic. They must have sent me 30 of them.

And no, they didn't actually contain drugs.
Old 03-24-04, 12:19 PM
  #20  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Bay Area, CA
Posts: 14,805
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
I have a set of Chow Yun Fat stamps, it's actually pretty cool.

I also have that scary looking Ralphie bobble-head doll from the Christmas Story set.
Old 03-24-04, 12:58 PM
  #21  
Moderator
 
Geofferson's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2000
Location: The Village Green
Posts: 39,393
Received 28 Likes on 25 Posts
Oxygen mask from Turbulence.
Old 03-24-04, 02:30 PM
  #22  
DVD Talk Gold Edition
 
Join Date: Apr 1999
Posts: 2,758
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
Cannibal Ferox (aka Make Them Die Slowly) barf bag.
Old 03-24-04, 02:41 PM
  #23  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Oct 2000
Location: Daytona Beach, FL
Posts: 22,707
Received 78 Likes on 58 Posts
Not odd, but pretty lame beer hugger for "Fools Rush In."
Old 03-24-04, 02:44 PM
  #24  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Troy Stiffler's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 1999
Location: Under an I-10 Overpass
Posts: 23,842
Received 101 Likes on 80 Posts
Originally posted by BJacks
A Bubba Ho-Tep bedpan.
Wow. That's my favorite so far. Did you ever have one of those lazy days where you just feel like using it?
Old 03-24-04, 06:22 PM
  #25  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: May 2002
Location: Friartown
Posts: 1,177
Likes: 0
Received 1 Like on 1 Post
A tin of Jiffy Pop with Scream artwork on the cover and a mini-tin of Altoid-like mints for Gosford Park. I also used to have a Soul Food oven mitt, but I can't remember what happened to it.

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Do Not Sell My Personal Information -

Copyright 2021 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.