Star's Hollow...
#YonduOnTerra...

Digitally...

Do you amass digital copies of movies like Katie and I do? On the semi-rare occasion that we actually buy movies to keep, we actively seek out combo packs that come with, at the very least, Blu-ray and digital versions of the film. Even better is when it has a DVD copy. Not that we ever use the DVD copy if we have Blu-ray. I mean, why would you?

But I digress.

So I was scanning through our digital library on iTunes when I realized that I forgot we had some of these films. In some cases, I don't even remember buying them or redeeming codes to get them, etc. Check out this list...

  • Big Hero 6
  • Bridesmaids
  • Captain America: The First Avenger
  • Covert - an animated short film I don't remember at all
  • The Dark Knight
  • Despicable Me
  • Despicable Me 2
  • The Expendables
  • Family Guy: Blue Harvest 
  • Finding Dory
  • The Freak - another animated short I don't remember
  • Frozen
  • The Good Dinosaur
  • Guardians of the Galaxy
  • The Hangover
  • Home
  • Hugo
  • The Incredibles
  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Inside Out
  • Jaws
  • The Jungle Book
  • Juno
  • Jurassic Park
  • Jurassic World
  • The Lost Thing - another animated short, but I actually remember seeking this one out after the Oscars one year
  • Love Actually
  • Mickey's Great Outdoors
  • No Strings Attached
  • Peter Pan
  • Pineapple Express
  • Pitch Perfect
  • Prometheus
  • Rain of Madness - this was a behind-the-scenes mockumentary of Tropic Thunder meant to poke fun at Hearts of Darkness which was a behind-the-scenes of Apocalypse Now 
  • Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
  • The Secret Life of Pets
  • Sing
  • Sleeping Beauty
  • Star Trek
  • Star Trek Into Darkness 
  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Ted 
  • This Means War
  • Toy Story
  • Toy Story 2
  • Toy Story 3
  • Trolls
  • Twilight - hush your piehole
  • Up
  • Where the Wild Things Are
  • Wreck-It Ralph
  • Zombie Prom - I'm at a complete loss on this one
  • Zombieland - my first-ever straight-up digital copy purchase

A lot of these we don't even own the physical disc anymore like Ted, Pineapple Express, The Hangover, and Bridesmaids. It's also possible we have a couple movies at home that have not been opened to be able to claim the digital copy. A Million Ways to Die in the West comes to mind. I should get on that.

Now, remember that the movies above are just in iTunes. We also have an Ultraviolet/Vudu account that contains (beyond duplicates of Disney movies that display in both apps):

  • Conan the Barbarian - free copy of the new version of the movie (2011) with Jason Momoa

IMG_6018

  • Ghost - freebie
  • The Italian Job - freebie
  • The LEGO Movie - free digital copy with the combo pack was only available via UV, not on iTunes; stupid
  • Me and Earl and the Dying Girl - bought this with credit we had on Vudu
  • Rango - freebie
  • Sgt. Bilko - freebie
  • Stripes - freebie
  • There's Something About Mary - freebie
  • Zoolander - freebie with our purchase of tickets for Zoolander 2 via Fandango; the only good that came of that purchase

Yes, I cash in on free offers whenever possible even for bad movies. You never know when you might be in the mood for a schlockfest.

But, overall, I think it's a really nice mix of kiddie and adult fare. Our iPads are pre-loaded with a bunch of these plus several episodes of Nathan's TV shows. I'm not even going to try to list all the TV episodes we have downloaded over the last decade and a half. You'd have to sit down with a full pot of coffee to read that one. And I'd need two just to type it.

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Marty Mankins

Wow. That is an impressive list. We do the same thing with Blu-ray combo packs, making sure we get the digital copy and hoping it's iTunes. I would say we have a good 60 digital movies we've redeemed from the Blu-ray combo packs, mixed between iTunes and UV. The UV digital titles are not ones I like since you can't copy the physical .M4V file to an iPad.

kapgar

Look at the Conan image I captured from Vudu. There is a download option there. Sure it's not a file you can backup, but at least you don't have to stream.

Nicole

I hate Fandango because every single movie plays with the sound out of sync and there's no way I know of to fix it. It's very noticeable and annoying. We got free credit when we bought our TV so we only have a few movies like Force Awakens and Deadpool but I have no plans to spend any real money on the service.

kapgar

Fandango has their own service?? Why do they keep giving us UV/Vudu stuff then?

The comments to this entry are closed.