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Giveaway! Huge Blu-ray Box Set, Universal 100th Anniversary Collection

By: Stacie Hougland on November 7, 2012 at 11:21AM Comments (183)

All year, Universal has been celebrating its 100th anniversary with special standalone releases of notable films, but this fantastic set wraps of 25 of its most iconic films in one collectible package available on Blu-ray or DVD that includes a 72-page book, 15-track music CD and bonus disc of features: 8 "100 Years of Universal" featurette, vintage cartoons and rarely seen shorts from the Universal archives. It's definitely worth your while, especially given that in a recent poll Fandango asked moviegoers about Universal films and movies in general, and many Uni movies topped the list when it came to general movie-related questions. Here are the results:

What is your favorite movie in the history of Universal Pictures? E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial
What is your favorite animated movie? Despicable Me  
Which is your favorite contemporary action picture?The Bourne Identity
Which musical is your favorite? Mamma Mia!
Which raunchy, R-rated comedy is your favorite?National Lampoon’s Animal House
Which of the following is your favorite teen comedy?The Breakfast Club
What is your favorite monster movie classic?Dracula (1931)
Which  Oscar-nominated drama made the biggest impression on you?Schindler's List

All of the above films are included in thet set as well as:

American Graffiti
The Sting
Jaws
Back to the Future
Do the Right Thing
Jurassic Park
Apollo 13
All Quiet on the Western Front
Buck Privates
Pillow Talk
Spartacus
To Kill a Mockingbird
The Birds
Out of Africa
Field of Dreams
The Fast and the Furious

The CD contains some of the most popular music scores from films like Psycho, Jaws and The Sting. The bonus disc offers up a look at important decades in the studio's history, unforgettable characters, a look at the restoration process and other behind-the-scenes featurettes. Remember Chilly Willy and Andy Panda? Some of the vintage cartoons here will remind you, and you'll also get to see Woody Woodpecker in the Academy Award nominated short "Musical Moments from Chopin" (1947) among others. Shirley Temple and Babe Ruth appear in a couple of the fun shorts you've probably never seen.

Now, win it! Tell us, of the movies included in this classic collection, which is your favorite? Enter in your response in the comments below. Winner will be chosen at random Nov. 13 and notified via email, with three (3) days to respond before an alternate is chosen. U.S. residents 18 and over only. Good luck!

 

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  • Nov 7th 2012 12:00PM

     said...

    Many good films but ET has to be my pick.

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:58AM

    GrammaWeWe  said...

    "Dracula" because it was the first horror movie I watched. I was six and saw it on Chicago's "Shock Theater". Ever since then, horror has been my favorite genre.

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:55AM

    greatonewayne99  said...

    My favorite is the Spike Lee Joint "Do the Right Thing"

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:51AM

    cadguyjoe  said...

    Dracula...a true classic...few movies today are made like this

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:47AM

    spiderfish67  said...

    My favorite is Back To The Future. As a teen I saw this movie back to back to back, 3 consecutive times in a theater.

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:43AM

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    Too many to choose from, but I'm gonna say "Mamma Mia!"

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:40AM

    bengriffith1  said...

    Field of Dreams!

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  • Nov 7th 2012 11:34AM

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    My favorite in that list is definitely The Sting!

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