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Shout! Factory Announces, Create a Trailer for G.I. Joe: The Movie Contest

Posted by on Monday, April 26th, 2010

shout-factory-logoAlong with their announcement of the upcoming release of G.I. Joe: The Movie on DVD and Blu-ray, Shout! Factory has announced a contest for Joe fans. Here is your chance to leave your mark on G.I. Joe toon history. The contest is to create a trailer for G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD and Blu-ray release! You can read the details of this contest below

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Shout! Factory annoucement:

G.I. JOE: The Movie TRAILER CONTEST

In the hands of G.I. Joe, the Broadcast Energy Transmitter is a device capable of fulfilling all of Earth’s energy needs. However, in the hands of Cobra and the newly revealed Cobra-La, led by the ancient and otherworldly Golobulus the B.E.T. could spell the end of human civilization.

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN THE TRAILER TO THIS HOME VIDEO RELEASE IS IN YOUR HANDS?

Shout! Factory is inviting all G.I. Joe fans to try their hand in making a trailer for this Blu-ray + DVD release. Here is how it works:

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Official Press Release for G.I. Joe: The Movie from Shout! Factory

Posted by on Monday, April 26th, 2010

shout-factory-logoHere is the official press release for the G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD and Blu-ray coming this July from Shout! Factory. In stores July 27, 2010 comes the 1987 animated movie that has been newly transferred for the best HD quality. Available on DVD in fullscreen and a 2-disc Blu-ray in widescreen (Blu-ray and DVD discs). You can read the official announcement below.

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G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD & Blu-ray Hi-Res Cover Art!

Posted by on Friday, March 19th, 2010

shout-factory-logoWe reported the other day the pricing and release date for the G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD and Blu-ray for you. Now, thanks to Shout! Factory we have some hi-res images of the box cover art for each. Again, the G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD will retail for $16.97 (pre-order for $11.99 on Amazon) and the Blu-ray version will retail for $22.97 (pre-order for $15.99 on Amazon). Both will be available on July 27th, 2010. Check back soon as we will be reporting on the “special features” available for G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD and Blu-ray.

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Pricing & Release Date Info for “G.I. Joe: The Movie” DVD & Blu-ray!

Posted by on Wednesday, March 17th, 2010

shout-factory-logoRecently we reported that Shout! Factory was working on the G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD and Blu-ray, and that things were coming along great and expect to see it released later this year. Well now we have a release date and pricing for both thanks to listings for each on Amazon.com. The G.I. Joe: The Movie DVD will retail for $16.97 (pre-order for $11.99 on Amazon) and the Blu-ray version will retail for $22.97 (pre-order for $15.99 on Amazon). Both are to be released on July 27th, 2010. So for those looking to fill that empty slot in the Shout! Factory’s G.I. Joe Complete Collectors Set, or for those that have been waiting to get this on DVD (or Blu-ray), it is almost here!

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Shout! Factory’s Brian Ward Says, “GI JOE: THE MOVIE on Blu-ray”

Posted by on Friday, March 5th, 2010

Thanks to Brian Ward of Shout! Factory, we now know that they will be releasing the animated G.I. Joe: The Movie on Blu-ray along with DVD. He mentions on his Twitter feed this week that things were coming along nicely and the film print is in “excellent condition”.

“So the print’s in excellent condition. Looks like we’ll be doing GI JOE: THE MOVIE on Blu-ray.” — Twitter

“Meanwhile, the end credits for GI JOE: THE MOVIE finally came in. Gonna have a complete HD transfer!” — Twitter

So for those that are looking to add some G.I. Joe to their Blu-ray collection, here will be your chance to add G.I. Joe: The Movie in full 1080p beauty!

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“G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra” DVD & Blu-ray Sell 3.8 Million Copies!

Posted by on Thursday, November 12th, 2009

roc-movie-logoIMDB is reporting that the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DVD & Blu-ray are “sweeping the charts”. With 3.8 million copies sold, 500,000 of which were Blu-ray, this makes Rise of Cobra the 3rd highest selling DVD release of the year, behind Transformers 2 and Twilight.

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The theatrical live-action version of a popular cartoon series ran roughshod over the competition on the DVD charts this week. According to The Hollywood Reporter, G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra swept all of the home video charts, for the week ending November 8.

The title sold a whopping 3.8 million units in its first week, with 500,000 units sold in the Blu-ray format. Those numbers make G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra the third highest-selling disc of the year, behind Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen and Twilight.

The film’s closest competition was fellow new release The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3, which took second place in all three charts. All of last week’s winners slipped to third place this week, with top seller and rental Ice Age 3: Dawn of the Dinosaurs dipping to third in both charts and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen dropping to third in the Bd sales charts.

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G.I. Joe The Rise of Cobra & G.I. Joe: Resolute DVD Cover Art

Posted by on Tuesday, October 6th, 2009

paramount-logoThanks to Paramount for providing us with some DVD artwork, we now have cover art to live-action movie G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DVD and Blu-ray and the animated G.I. Joe: Resolute DVD. As we recently reported, both are to be released on November 3rd. You will find below the cover art to Single Disc DVD, 2-Disc w/Digital Copy DVD and Blu-ray versions of The Rise of Cobra along with the cover art to G.I. Joe: Resolute DVD (there will be no Blu-ray version).

Paramount Press Release Confirms November 3rd G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DVD Release Date

Posted by on Monday, October 5th, 2009

roc-movie-logo Paramount Home Entertainment have released a press release today announcing and confirming the November 3rd DVD release date we reported last month for the G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra DVD. Announced is a Single and 2-Disc DVD set along with a Blu-ray version. The 2-Disc DVD and Blu-ray will also contain a digital copy. Read on for the press release and more details.

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – The ultimate elite fighting force hit the big screen to defend the world and ended up conquering it in the worldwide smash hit G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra, which earned over $280 million at the global box office. The action-packed, visually arresting adventure based on Hasbro’s immensely popular action figures including DUKE, SNAKE EYES, STORM SHADOW and the BARONESS makes its eagerly-awaited Blu-ray and DVD debut in two-disc sets and a single-disc DVD on November 3, 2009 from Paramount Home Entertainment. Directed by Stephen Sommers (The Mummy), G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra stars a hot young cast including Channing Tatum (Public Enemies), Marlon Wayans (Dance Flick), Sienna Miller (Factory Girl), Joseph Gordon-Levitt ((500) Days of Summer), Rachel Nichols (“Alias”) and Ray Park (X-Men), as well as veteran actors Dennis Quaid (Vantage Point) and Christopher Eccleston (Gone in Sixty Seconds).

The G.I. JOE team travels the world from the Egyptian desert to the polar ice caps and the streets of Paris in a high stakes pursuit of COBRA, an evil international organization threatening to use a technology that could bring the world to its knees. Armed with the coolest hi-tech gadgets and weapons, including jaw-dropping accelerator and camouflage suits, G.I. JOE is the last line of defense against those intent on world domination.

G.I. JOE: The Rise of Cobra DVD & Blu-Ray

  • Street date: November 3, 2009
  • Runtime: 117 minutes
  • Pricing: $19.99 (Single-disc DVD); $24.99 (Two-disc DVD); $29.99 (Two-disc Blu-ray)
  • U.S. Rating: PG-13 for strong sequences of action violence and mayhem throughout
  • Canadian Rating: 14A for violence

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