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Heavy Metal Blu-ray Resurfaces - As Best Buy Exclusive

Posted January 20, 2011 07:48 AM by Juan Calonge

Sony PicturesApparently today is Retailer Exclusivity Day. Sony Pictures' animated cult movie Heavy Metal, initially announced for Blu-ray release on January 25 and later cancelled (see Blu-ray.com, November 15 and December 6, 2010), is now available for preorder exclusively at Best Buy, with a release date of February 1.

Thanks to forum members "PowellPressburger" and "dugnarug."

Click here to preorder Heavy Metal on Blu-ray




Source: Blu-ray.com forum | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (30 comments)


wonka
  Jan 20, 2011
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I'm Number 1, no child can beat the grinch. one of my old friends bands' song was in this movie.

PossumPete
  Jan 20, 2011
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Pre-ordered. The price is right, too!

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Brownd
  Jan 20, 2011
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Amazing how it was cancelled on 2019...

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PowellPressburger
  Jan 20, 2011
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I wasn't the one who found the news item, I think McCrutchy was. :-)
The Gunslinger
  Jan 20, 2011
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I figured this would happen, well at least it's possible to buy now, guess I'll have to make a trip to best Buy soon

Marcuslaw
  Jan 20, 2011
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Pre-ordered. I won't give up my old VHS (no, that's no misprint) boot though as I suspect the soundtrack will be changed due to licensing issues.

thespindoc
  Jan 20, 2011
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Awesome dudes! One of, if not, the best animated film to come out of the 80s! Great soundtrack too, which I just recently picked up! Steelbook would be a nice, but hoping for at least a great Sony transfer and lossless audio. Anyone know if it was restored or what work went into bringing this one to Blu?

RIKANA
  Jan 20, 2011
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Now we need HM2000 and I'm set:3

RI

Johnny Neat
  Jan 20, 2011
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I want to know that as well thespindoc.

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master_8ball
  Jan 20, 2011
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Wonder if this will be exclusive to Best Buy USA like Anchorman was or if we will see it in Canada as well... I really hate these retailer exclusives.
Wraithform
  Jan 20, 2011
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I am going to wait for a review. Awesome movie, but I am curious if the print is cleaned up.
bearkiss
  Jan 20, 2011
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I look forward to buying it again! (vhs, laserdisc, dvd, superbit dvd, and finally blu!)

TheManInBlu
  Jan 20, 2011
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Well, this is no good; as usual, Best Buy exclusives are not available here in Canada and Best Buy US won't ship to Canada. I really hate Best Buy; they suck
Travis1979
  Jan 20, 2011
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Any word on the bonus features?
bessmertni
  Jan 20, 2011
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How long do these retail exclusives usually last? I really despise this exclusivity.
Shawneboy
  Jan 20, 2011
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I agree with most people, they need to stop these exclusives so that they are available to everyone.

WJWS Channel 13:Amity
  Jan 20, 2011
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Themaninblu
thats sort the way we here in the us feel about those futureshop exclusives in canada.

TheManInBlu
  Jan 20, 2011
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@backgroundactorman
At least the Future Shop exclusives are all for movies that are available everywhere so you can still get the movie. You get a steelbook at FS; but in the case of Heavy Metal (and Anchorman before that) these movies aren't available elsewhere and that really sucks. We'll probably have to wait three to six months for it to be available at all retailers...

ArrestedDevelopment
  Jan 20, 2011
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At least you guys get the friggin movie. Even if you don't get those "exclusive" steelbooks, at least you get the amaray. We're stuck without the movie until a later release date.

Ite
  Jan 20, 2011
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I can't wait!

skyofcrack
  Jan 20, 2011
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Nice! Now we need American Pop to sparkle in Blu. Just clear all those songs first.

frank_t
  Jan 20, 2011
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excellent (on the release), boo on the exclusive crap

I Am The Maxx
  Jan 20, 2011
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F you best buy.

CF FilmFan
  Jan 20, 2011
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Along with Sleepy Hollow, the Heavy Metal DVD looks fantastic when upscaled on a Bluray player. Probably in my top 5 of best upconverted discs in my collection.

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davidthenikonuser
  Jan 21, 2011
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Awesome! I'll pick this up with Almost Famous.
blu2
  Jan 23, 2011
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"Pre-ordered. The price is right, too!"

Of course, one never knows how cheap it might have been if it wasn't an exclusive.
robetclo2516
  Jan 24, 2011
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For those who aske about the canadian branches, I bouth the green miles while it was an exclusive at Best Buy so you can still hope that later the title could be availaible within a couple of weeks.

movieman1979
  Jan 24, 2011
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Preordered, too much to hope for a steelbook? Would seem to make sense given the namesake..

Hatter
  Jan 28, 2011
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robetclo2516: Heavy Metal is featured in the canadian bestbuy flyers for feb. 1 release.

Is the soundtrack intact?
headhunter01
  Jan 29, 2011
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Best Buy now has a cover scan up


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