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First Look at Harry Potter Wizards Collection DVD Boxed Set on Amazon

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Posted by: Edward
March 03, 2012, 01:25 PM

Retailer Amazon.com has posted images and information for what looks to be the ultimate showcase collection of Harry Potter films fans have been waiting for.  The Harry Potter Wizards Collection contains a total of 31 discs, 18 of which present a mixture of regular and extended cuts of all seven films, 13 special feature discs compiling hours of extras from the series.  This new boxed set, according to Amazon, contains over "5 hours of never before seen special features, in a limited and numbered edition."  An animated video of the box and its contents accompanies the product page, and can be viewed right here.

While full details are scarce, a full list of films and features is as follows:

  • 18 movie discs
  • "Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone" Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" Theatrical Version and Extended Cut
  • "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban"
  • "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire"
  • "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix"
  • "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince"
  • "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1" 2D and 3D Versions
  • "Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 2" 2D and 3D Versions
  • 13 Special feature discs
  • Includes multiple specially-produced, collectable [sp] memorabilia items, including concept art, a Map of Hogwarts and much more!
A release date for this product is listed as "2012," but an official release date has not yet been given.

The full retail price of this package is a whopping $500 USD, Amazon currently has it on sale for $349.99.

More details as we get them!

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24 Comments

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1985 Points

I’ve been waiting soooo long for this set, but the price is crazy!!!

Posted by jhangelgurl (ITC!) on March 03, 2012, 01:49 PM report to moderator
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1780 Points

I REALLY REALLY REALLY want this even though I have got all the movies…
I hope there’s commentaries!

Posted by horcruxhunter7 on March 03, 2012, 02:23 PM report to moderator
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1317 Points

Love it but it is waaaaayyyyyyy out of my price range!!!!!

Posted by hewy on March 03, 2012, 03:45 PM report to moderator
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53 Points

Just per-ordered mine.

Posted by LegendMN007 on March 03, 2012, 04:10 PM report to moderator
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20964 Points

I’d love it, but I already have all the movies, and the price is WAY TOO MUCH!! I could buy a nice flat screen TV and Blu-ray player for my room for that kind of money.

Posted by LunaLuver on March 03, 2012, 04:48 PM report to moderator
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2233 Points

I would totally buy it if they had a British version instead! I don’t really want Sorcerer’s Stone, I’d rather Philosopher’s….

Posted by Emily [ROAR] on March 03, 2012, 06:23 PM report to moderator
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5102 Points

ummmm u kidding???? i luv hp but that price is ridiculous!

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4138 Points

Have to agree with the above! Way too much money!

Posted by Calum Wilson (RuneDream54) on March 03, 2012, 07:58 PM report to moderator
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10471 Points

The money . . . it’s worth it. . . .

Posted by . on March 03, 2012, 07:59 PM report to moderator
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126 Points

I’m going to wait until I see something official from WB about the contents and price before I preorder. I have to hope that the price comes down and that they say what the extra 5 hours are soon.

Posted by kellydofc on March 03, 2012, 09:28 PM report to moderator
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107 Points

I so what it! it is so out of my price range though :(

Posted by Melly96 on March 04, 2012, 01:00 AM report to moderator
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926 Points

It’s soo cool but cost waaaaay too much. :(

Posted by Grindylow_101 on March 04, 2012, 05:08 AM report to moderator
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408 Points

Waaaay too much money, guys!

Posted by Mad But Happy on March 04, 2012, 08:58 AM report to moderator
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39 Points

It would be worth it if they were releasing extended cuts of all of the films instead of just the first two – I’m probably going to wait for a set that includes all the extended cuts.

Posted by samueljc on March 04, 2012, 10:20 AM report to moderator
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29 Points

Just awful. I’d call it gouging. Even if all the disks had extended cuts, this is rather outrageous, and an insult to the fans.
It was reported in the UK that the recently released DVDs of TDH 1&2 would be pulled from the market in early 2012 (article here):
http://www.guardian.co.uk/film/filmblog/2011/oct/26/harry-potter-vanishing-dvds

I’d guessed that they’d be releasing a “definitive” box set. Nice packaging (and very imaginative at that) but hardly worth the cost, and that kind of marketing smacks of avarice, which is so far removed from the message of the books and films. It is also counter-productive, in that it alienates future fans. I honestly don’t understand the music and film industries: they just don’t seem to get it.

I don’t mind adding to J.K. Rowling’s wealth: Talent should be rewarded and she has both created a very positive model in her stories and has been gracious and generous with her wealth.
http://www.looktothestars.org/celebrity/171-jk-rowling

Now, if half of the purchase price went to J.K. Rowling’s charities, I would consider buying it, but this is just going to the WB coffers.

Posted by Grantus on March 04, 2012, 11:22 AM report to moderator
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