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LOTR Collector's Edition

DazJWood

Standard Member
How much is this collector's edition going for and is it available for Region 1 & 2?

I keep hearing about bookends and extra features but can't see much about it on any retail sites?

Is it worth getting this or just the four disc version??
 

Gary D

Well-known Member
the four disk set is 29.99. and the bookend version is 44.99, as far as i'm aware (guys correct me if you like) i believe that all the regions are the same.

i've already made a post this morning about the bookends, they are very nice.


Gary
 

bjd

Well-known Member
I think the bookend version is £33.99 at dvd.co.uk
 

Gary D

Well-known Member
thats not bad, but i work for blockbusters (part time) so i get a discount. i can get it for about £33.

Yippee!!!


Gary
 

Gary D

Well-known Member
just picked up my copy of LOTR extended edition, very,very nice. i'm post tomorrow to tell you all if its any good (ha ha like its going to be bad)


Gary
 

nwgarratt

Member
Whats the packaging like?

I have seen the pictures of it but is it strong enough?

Does the fold out digipack have a outer sleeve like the R1 fight club/seven?
 

Gary D

Well-known Member
yes it has a slip case, then a foldout pack inside for the 4 discs and a space for the booklet that comes with it. and yes it very strong, and the bookends are really nice, they will have books between them by about 5 tonight!


Gary
 

nwgarratt

Member
yes it has a slip case, then a foldout pack inside for the 4 discs and a space for the booklet that comes with it. and yes it very strong, and the bookends are really nice, they will have books between them by about 5 tonight!
Thanks, I was trying to think of what the type of packaging was called.

What are the bits where the discs push on like? On my band of brothers boxset they have a push but in the middle that makes the disc come out very easily. I don't like the ones that are solid like the fight club and seven packaging.

The trouble is I hate this type of packaging. I might have to come up with alternative covers and put the discs in two double amarays.

Does that make sense?
 

the_pauley

Banned
Or if you can live without the bookends, R1 £21.99 at CD Wow. Cheapest I've seen yet...
 

Lex

Novice Member
Originally posted by Garyd
i believe that all the regions are the same.
Actually no, the region one version has an extra fifth disc with an extended documentary on it. Also the region two extras have minor cuts in places.
 

DodgeTheViper

Moderator
If you dont know the difference between these by now, then you must have your head in the sand.............. or just too lazy too check..........:D

Kev
 

DodgeTheViper

Moderator
Originally posted by RL123
My 5 Disc was shipped today :) Can't wait for it to arrive
Isn't this in the wrong thread?................:rolleyes:
 

RL123

Novice Member
Sorry mate. I replied to an email (I keep getting emailed when someone replies to a thread) and didn't look at the original thread :rolleyes: :blush:
 

Gary D

Well-known Member
Originally posted by mozzer
If you dont know the difference between these by now, then you must have your head in the sand.............. or just too lazy too check..........:D

Kev
sorry i was to busy watching it last night to care. any cuts made in the extras is pointless anyway as most of us wont watch all the extras anyway. as for the fifth disc i doubt very much that its got much in it thats not covered by the two discs of extras we already have, when you have seen it you will understand why, plus i can watch it with a pal picture and no scan lines. i'll happly ditch the fifth disc to have the pal picture.

Gary
 

Rochdale

Standard Member
The fifth disc is the National Geographic beyond the lord of the rings documentary and I think it has some extras on it.

I got the 5 disc r1 set with the bookends last week, didn't really want the bookends but I REALLY wanted the film as soon as it was available so I went for it.

I found that the extra 30 minutes really added a lot to the story.
 
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wanfield

Guest
I have noticed the lotr 4 disc set on offer from play.com for £32.99
which includes free delivery.
 

Lex

Novice Member
Originally posted by wanfield
I have noticed the lotr 4 disc set on offer from play.com for £32.99
which includes free delivery.
£21 from CD-Wow - see 'special offers' thread.
 

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