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Old 02-16-2020, 04:19 AM   #41
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I was 5 or 6, probably one of the first movies I have ever seen in a theater.
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Old 02-16-2020, 06:25 PM   #42
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From what I’ve heard, some movie theaters gave out ‘88 TMNT plushes from Playmates on opening day with a ticket. Movie theaters did neat stuff like that almost all of the time from 1990 (TMNT plushes, Dick Tracy shirt, Home Alone slap wraps) into the 2000s (Pokèmon TCG cards).

The TMNT movie sold the toys much better than the Fred Wolf cartoon did.
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Old 02-18-2020, 07:49 AM   #43
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From what I’ve heard, some movie theaters gave out ‘88 TMNT plushes from Playmates on opening day with a ticket. Movie theaters did neat stuff like that almost all of the time from 1990 (TMNT plushes, Dick Tracy shirt, Home Alone slap wraps) into the 2000s (Pokèmon TCG cards).
For the second film, my theater gave out TMNT-themed dollar bills. I wish I still had mine.
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Old 02-18-2020, 12:26 PM   #44
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For the second film, my theater gave out TMNT-themed dollar bills. I wish I still had mine.
Were they these dollar bills or movie exclusives: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Teenage-Mut...-/303200023492

I know Burger King was giving away TMNT2: Secret of the Ooze posters around that time, but not much else.
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Old 02-19-2020, 07:45 PM   #45
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Think they could pull off a special edition of this and actually keep it under wraps from fans?
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Old 02-19-2020, 08:35 PM   #46
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Think they could pull off a special edition of this and actually keep it under wraps from fans?
We’ll have to wait until March 30th to see.
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Old 02-20-2020, 03:58 PM   #47
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There wont be any special edition, even Steve Barron expressed his interest to release his private documentary footage from 1st movie but studio dont want it.
Seriously guys, how many movies youve seen that had this kind of content, they just do basic making of behind the scenes and thats it.
Id love to see entire thing not edited for time but unless You know Steve Barron You wont see it.
Even tmnt docu had making of 1st movie footage cut , they should just release whole thing, i dont know if it was licensing issue or what or they have that behind the scenes content
from Steve but decided not to use it all.We want it all.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q48F_jaFdoY
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Old 02-20-2020, 04:12 PM   #48
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Not enough people want it to make it profitable. Ergo, it won't happen. Some of you guys are perptually setting yourselves up for disappointment.

I don't even think there's much in the way of gems in the deleted footage to even get excited about. Maybe some small bits and pieces at the farm. The deleted ending was dumb.
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Old 02-20-2020, 05:45 PM   #49
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Not enough people want it to make it profitable. Ergo, it won't happen. Some of you guys are perptually setting yourselves up for disappointment.

I don't even think there's much in the way of gems in the deleted footage to even get excited about. Maybe some small bits and pieces at the farm. The deleted ending was dumb.
Although I agree, the original ending is dumb and any real hope in a new supplement-laden 4K release is setting yourself up for disappointment, the major issue is rights, not numbers.

There's plenty, plenty, PLENTY of potential supplemental content, including deleted scenes/footage.
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Old 02-20-2020, 06:06 PM   #50
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the major issue is rights, not numbers.
Those two go hand in hand. If they are reasonably sure numbers will be there, they will sort major rights issues out.
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Old 02-20-2020, 06:58 PM   #51
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The first TMNT was relevant to that time (the early 1990s) and consistent with other films from that era (Batman, Captain America, and Dick Tracy). A Criterion Collection or Special Edition copy of the first film would be nice for the fans, but the regular copy can suffice for fans.
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Old 02-21-2020, 02:21 PM   #52
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The first TMNT was relevant to that time (the early 1990s) and consistent with other films from that era (Batman, Captain America, and Dick Tracy). A Criterion Collection or Special Edition copy of the first film would be nice for the fans, but the regular copy can suffice for fans.
Yeah, have to agree. I'd probably go and get a special edition of the first TMNT movie myself, but the original is fine and dandy.
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Old 02-22-2020, 09:08 AM   #53
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The first TMNT was relevant to that time (the early 1990s) and consistent with other films from that era (Batman, Captain America, and Dick Tracy). A Criterion Collection or Special Edition copy of the first film would be nice for the fans, but the regular copy can suffice for fans.
Shout Factory might have plans for a bluray
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