The Most Expensive Blu-ray Steelbooks in the World

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This is for single editions 'Sealed' steelbooks in the original packaging and stickers.
One Clicks / Box sets do not count.
Please use this as a GUIDE only. Opinions can be very subjective.
List is updating over time, appreciate your patience!



THE CURRENT TOP TEN - UPDATED 04 JUNE 2018
  1. Wolf in the Wall Street Filmarena FAC #70 (CZ)
  2. John Rambo Amazon.de (GER)
  3. As Above So Below Filmarena FAC #1 (CZ)
  4. Iron Man Future Shop (CA)
  5. As Above So Below Unnumbered Filmarena FAC #1 (CZ)
  6. Doctor Who Series 9 Amazon.uk (UK)
  7. Spring Steel Archive (GER) ???
  8. Elektra Filmarena FAC #11 (CZ)
  9. Thor Blufans Lenticular (CN)
  10. Terminator 2 Version 2.0 (JP)
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FILMARENA
  1. Wolf in the Wall Street FAC #70
  2. As Above So Below FAC #1
  3. As Above So Below Unnumbered FAC #1
  4. Elektra FAC #11
  5. Heat FAC #2
  6. Interview with the Vampire FAC #3
  7. Maze Runner FAC #4
BLUFANS
  1. Thor Lenticular
  2. Spider-Man Homecoming 4K UHD OAB

HDZETA

  1. Blade Runner 2049 4K UHD Silver Label
  2. The Man from UNCLE Silver Label
  3. Wonder Woman Double Lenticular Gold Label

KIMCHIDVD

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NOVAMEDIA

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**LAST MAJOR UPDATE 6TH JUNE 2013**PLEASE NOTE VALUE'S CHANGE ON A REGULAR BASIS. USE THIS AS A GUIDE


This thread is everyone's views for the top 10 most EXPENSIVE SEALED blu-ray Steelbooks, Iron Packs, Viva Metal Box, Metal Paks and Steel Cases in the world.

THE TITLES ARE FOR THE MOST EXPENSIVE AND HIGHLY PRICED SEALED BLU-RAY STEEL PACKAGING.

So you can LOVE OR HATE the steelbooks, it is what is the most EXPENSIVE and VALUABLE in TERMS OF MONEY out in the market.

I am aware that there will be members disappointed not to see their steel in the most expensive list or in a particular order. It is natural for collectors to support and hype their own steels they have acquired. :naughty: :p

I am also aware there will be members that will use this thread to promote their own steelbooks.

This is an IMPARTIAL AND UNBIASED view from my knowledge and information I have collated since I been collecting and consulting with other experienced collectors.

The soul goal of this thread is to rank the most expensive steelbooks collectors would pay that is consistent to the current market in order.

Of course there is no 100% definite answer for the top 10 as prices and values keep changing quite regularly but this gives a general view for anyone wanting to know the most valuable expensive steel packaging.

USE THIS LIST AS A GUIDE.

Anyone wishing to give any views of steels not mentioned, or moved up or down on the list, please feel free to make any suggestions (with additional information to support this which helps) and I will consider this.

PLEASE CAN MEMBERS PROVIDING ANY OPINIONS REMAIN IMPARTIAL. THIS THREAD IS NOT HERE TO PROMOTE YOUR STEELBOOKS.


Lets keep this thread civil and enjoy reading the regular updates I am providing.

The main lists are:
- STEELBOOKS
- IRON PACKS
- FUTURE SHOP
- FNAC
- ASIAN 'SLIP COVER'
- UK



I have put down 'EXPENSIVE' NOT 'TOP'' steelbooks as there is a difference.
For example, Le Grand Bleu JP is a steel that is least known to most collectors but most EXPERIENCED COLLECTORS would agree it is one of the most expensive steelbooks.

This is for the HIGHEST PRICEDsteels, NOT 'BEST','TOP', or 'FAVOURITE' STEELBOOKS.

For example, ndependence Day Error fetches a premium for a missing 'I' and many collectors would feel it is crazy to spend so much for a missing I. A lot of collectors be happy without the error version. But there are collectors who are willing to pay a premium for that very rare Iron Pack to complete their Iron Pack collection.

A slip cover for Terminator Salvation Taiwan and Captain America Taiwan fetches a VERY high premium for an identicle steel world wide but with a rare SLIPCOVER. However, collectors be happy without the slip and pay a very low price for the UK version. But it is what is most expensive that drives the highest price that people would pay for that counts for this topic.

I have put down 'SEALED' because some steelbooks that are sealed are very expensive or virtually impossible to find which bumps the price tag considerably.
For example, John Rambo Uncut Amazon.DE open/unsealed is fairly easy to find. However a sealed one is very difficult to obtain and the price is pretty much doubled for a sealed, if not tripled in price.

The steel must have the ORIGINAL STICKERS which adds extra rarity in the steel.
For example, the difference between The Dark Knight FNAC with no sticker and sticker makes all the difference with the rarity and the price tag.



So there we go!

There are always discussions about grails, potential grails, which is a grail. In my opinion, there will not be a grail any time soon. It takes time for grails to become a grail. And each grail you see, there is a reason why it's a grail and most of them are approaching 4-5 years since release date.

But if you really want to get the main grails I would say there is the SIX 'HOLY GRAIL' SEALED STEELBOOKS which are the true grails to get. No one can argue with you if you acquired these. Just make sure you get a bank loan!

The order for these grails are now fluctuating due to demand, popularity and re-releases which such as the Kimichi Korean release for Le Grande Bleu.


THE SIX HOLY GRAILS OF STEELBOOKS

LE GRAND BLEU Japan



Probably the most unknown rare steelbook, along with Gladiator Taiwan, they are the rarest to find. There has been debates if a 'sealed' version even existed, and if does, how do we know it's not a re-seal? This mystery is yet to be resolved. There are rumours that a sealed (re-sealed in a poly bag) have sold for a few thousand dollars. As it stands, I place this as the most expensive, rare, valuable steelbook to date - if you can even find a sealed one :)


JOHN RAMBO UNCUT Amazon.de



Limited to 2,000, sold out in the first few weeks at Amazon.de, classed as the 'original holy grail'. Was first available in June 2008, now 5 years old, a sealed John Rambo with the original stickers factory sealed is a true beauty in anyone's collection. Prices recently, for the first time ever, shot over £1,000 which is very remarkable. Extremely hard to come by a factory sealed version. This is probably the 3rd rarest sealed steelbook to find behind Le Grand Bleu and Gladiator Taiwan. Prices for unsealed range from £300 to a original sealed with stickers upto £1,000.



GLADIATOR Taiwan




Gladiator Taiwan, similar to Le Grand Bleu, is very unknown to a lot of collectors. The reason it is unknown because in my opinion Gladiator Taiwan is probably THE rarest steelbook in the world. It is so rare a SEALED copy is virtually impossible to find. Even an unsealed copy is VERY HARD to find. The full cover slip with the Asian lettering on the front is extremely unique and has a huge demand for all Asian slip cover type collectors and I consider this to be the 'grail of slip cover' steelbooks.

This is ranked in the top ten because it so rare that even the price is unknown but from experience I believe this to be worth more than T2 2.0 and IM FS. The popularity of this movie, the unique full slip cover, the very low limited number which adds extra rareness, this will demand a VERY high price, and potentially can be ranked higher than JR or LGB and the Number 1 spot. But due to limited information based I will place this in 3rd until more information is available.

IMO this is probably one of the most special steelbooks to acquire. Happy hunting to everyone who has this on their want list, sealed or unsealed :)


THE DARK KNIGHT FNAC



The Dark Knight FNAC is the rarest batman steel to source and probably the rarest steel in France. Do not be mistaken for the regular release in France, identicle but with no FNAC sticker.

The FNAC sticker, exclusive only to FNAC available from the stores, is extremely rare. To own this grail you are looking for a factory sealed copy with the FNAC sticker on the front. Very few collectors own this, and if you do make sure you poly bag this well. Opened, it won't be worth much. Keep it sealed, very valuable.


TERMINATOR 2 VERSION 2.O Japan




The black full slip cover embossed lettering, the brother to its first release version 1.0 with better picture and sound, was available at amazon.jp, limited to 3,000 I believe. Extremely rare to find, only available at ebay on very few occasions for an asking price of $1000 or through a third party at amazon.jp that do not deliver outside Japan, I class this as the 'priceless slip cover'. The simplicity black embossed slip cover is awesome :).

Although only limited to 3,000, not many collectors have this in their possession as opposed to other grails such as Iron Man and John Rambo (sealed or unsealed).

Very rare to come by and difficult to source a sealed one.



IRON MAN Future Shop




The most well known grail, it is the Iron Man Future Shop release from Canada. Probably the least rarest from the five, this in no doubt is the most popular, favourite steelbook of all time for most collectors and the elite steel for hugely popular Avengers collection. Released over four and a half years ago in September 2008, with the original blu-banners, the embossed large lettering, a close up of Iron Man's face, an excellent feel quality with deep red colours, arguably one of the greatest steelbooks released.


**I WILL BE UPDATING THIS LIST REGULARLY TO REFLECT THE CURRENT VALUES. PRICES ARE FLUCTUATING DUE TO INFLUX OF STEELS AND RE-RELEASES**





STEELBOOKS

1. Le Grand Bleu Pending re-release from Kimchi
2. John Rambo Uncut (Amazon.DE)
3. Gladiator
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4. The Dark Knight FNAC with original FNAC stickers!!
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5. Iron Man (Future Shop)
6. Terminator 2 Version 2.0
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7. Iron Man 2 (G1 Size)
8. Thor
9. Terminator Salvation
10. Thor
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11. Captain America





ACTUAL MEMBER'S PICTURES HERE
Le Grand Bleu
Courtesy to OxfordNick

















John Rambo Uncut (Amazon.DE)
Terminator 2 Version 2.0
Iron Man (Future Shop)
Gladiator
The Dark Knight FNAC with original FNAC stickers!!
Courtesy to OxfordNick

Terminator Salvation
Captain America
Final Fantasy 7 Advent Children (stickerbook)
Courtesy to AprilArrow
Inglourious Basterds (Future Shop)




IRON PACKS

1. ndependence Day (Error Version)
2. Moulin Rouge
3. Romeo and Juliet
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4. Terminator Salvation (Future Shop)
5. Knight and Day
6. Ice Age Trilogy
7. Prince of Persia (Future Shop)
8. A Team
9. Minority Report
10. Independence Day

ACTUAL MEMBER'S PICTURES HERE
ndependence Day (Error Version)
Moulin Rouge
Romeo and Juliet
Terminator Salvation (Future Shop)
Knight and Day
Ice Age Trilogy
Courtesy to AprilArrow
View attachment 20435
Independence Day
A Team
Minority Report




VIVA METAL BOX

1. Senna - Ultimate Collector's Edition (JB HiFi)
2. Elite Squad (Bufans)
3. Real Steel (Blufans + coin)
4. The Incredibles (Future Shop)
5. John Carter (Future Shop)
6. Kings Speech
7. Tron 3D (JB HiFi)
8. Prometheus (JB HiFi)
9. Avengers (with Pack of Art Cards)
10. Senna (JB HiFi)



METAL PAKS

1. Bolt (Virgin)
2. Iron Man 2 (Target, less than 1000/30,000)
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10. Perfume




STEEL CASES
1. Terminator 2
1. The Dark Knight
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3. Saving Private Ryan
4. Gladiator
5. Inglourious Basterds
6. Smallville
7. Harry Potter 6 - The Half Blood Prince
8. Smokin Aces
9. The Sarah Connor Chronicles
10. Fast and Furious 1-4


ACTUAL MEMBER'S PICTURES HERE
courtesy of Nedflanders































ASIAN 'SLIP COVER' TYPE STEELBOOKS

1. Gladiator TW (Full Slip Cover)
2. Terminator 2 Version 2.0 JP (Full Slipcover)
3. Iron Man 2 JP G1 Size (Slip Cover)
4. Thor JP (J-Card data sheet)
5. Terminator Salvation TW (Slip Cover)
6. Thor KOR (J-Card)
7. Captain America TW (Slip Cover)
8. Final Fantasy 7 Advent Children KOR (Slip Cover)
9. Mission Impossible 4 TW (Slip Cover)
10. 2012 JP (J-Card data sheet)
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11. Elite Squad Blufans Viva MB (Full Slip Cover)
12. Transformers Dark of the Moon 3D (Full Lenticular Slip Cover)




'STICKERS' STEELBOOKS

1. The Dark Knight FNAC (FNAC sticker)
2. Terminator Renaissance (Virgin sticker)
3. Shutter Island (Virgin Sticker)
4. Thor (FR sticker)
5. Inglourious Basterds (FNAC sticker)
6. Avatar (JP sticker)
7. Terminator Renaissance (FNAC sticker)
8. Body of Lies (FNAC sticker)
9. Clash of the Titans (FNAC sticker)
10. Gran Torino (FNAC sticker)
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11. The Terminator (HK sticker)




FUTURE SHOP

1. Iron Man
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2. Terminator Salvation (Iron Pack)
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3. Inglourious Basterds
4. Angels and Demons
5. Indiana Jones and the KOTCS
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6. I am Legend
7. Star Trek
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8. Public Enemies
9. Prince of Persia (Iron Pack)
10. Watchmen

ACTUAL MEMBER'S PICTURES HERE
1. Iron Man
2. Inglourious Basterds
3. Terminator Salvation Iron Pack
4. Indiana Jones and the KOTCS
5. I am Legend
6. Angels and Demons
7. Star Trek
8. Watchmen
9. Public Enemies
10. Transformers Revenge of the Fallen




DISNEY (ANIMATION/PIXAR)

1. UP
2. Sleeping Beauty (Bilingual version only)
3. Pirates of the Carribean: Curse of the Black Pearl (Bilingual version only)
4. Monsters
5. Pirates of the Carribean: At Worlds End (Bilingual version only)
6. Pinocchio (Bilingual version only)
7. Wall-E
8. Pirates of the Carribean: Dead Man's Chest (Bilingual version only)
9. The Incredibles (Viva Metal Box)
10. Beauty and the Beast
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11. Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (empty case)




GERMANY

1. John Rambo Uncut (Amazon.DE)
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2. Wanted (Media Markt)
3. Iron Man (Media Markt)
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4. 1408
5. Death Race (Media Markt)
6. Halloween
7. Sucker Punch (first release)
8. Underworld Trilogy (first release)
9. Zombieland
10. Resident Evil Trilogy

ACTUAL MEMBER'S PICTURES HERE
John Rambo Uncut (Amazon.DE)
Wanted (Media Markt)
Iron Man (Media Markt)
Underworld Trilogy
1408
Death Race (Media Markt)
Halloween
Zombieland
Resident Evil Trilogy
Sucker Punch (first release)




FRANCE (Virgin exclusives NOT included)

1. The Dark Knight (with FNAC sticker)
2. Thor
3. Inglourious Basterds (with FNAC sticker)
4. Terminator Renaissance (with FNAC sticker)
5. Body of Lies (with FNAC sticker)
6. Gran Torino (with FNAC sticker)
7. Ninja Assassin
8. Wolverine
9. Hell Boy 2 (with FNAC sticker)
10. Pulp Fiction




FNAC (with FNAC sticker)

1. The Dark Knight
2. Inglourious Basterds
3. Terminator Renaissance
4. Body of Lies
5. Clash of the Titans
6. Gran Torino
7. Sucker Punch (G1)
8. Hell Boy 2
9. Shutter Island
10. Tron 3D




VIRGIN exclusive (with VIRGIN sticker)

1. Terminator Renaissance
2. Bolt (Metal Pak)
3. Shutter Island
4. Sherlock Holmes Expendables
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.




UNITED KINGDOM

1. Star Trek (Play.com)
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2. Thor (HMV)
3. Captain America (HMV)
4. Terminator Salvation (Play.com)
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5. Drive (HMV)
6. Iron Man (Play.com)
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7. Metropolis
8. Gladiator
9. Terminator 2
10. Jack Reacher (Entertainment Store)
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Who Framed Roger Rabbit (Zavvi)
Taken (Play.com)
Iron Man 2

ACTUAL MEMBERS PICTURES HERE
Star Trek (Play.com)
Courtesy to AprilArrow
View attachment 20436
Thor (HMV)
District 9 (HMV)
Sweeney Todd with booklet (Play.com)
Captain America (HMV)
Metropolis
Courtesy to AprilArrow
View attachment 20437
Iron Man (Play.com)
Drive (HMV)
Predators (Play.com)
Terminator Salvation (Play.com)




NETHERLANDS

1. The Dark Knight
2. Gladiator (10th Anniversary)
3. Star Wars Clone Wars
4. Prince of Persia
5. Tron / Tron Legacy (NL)
6. Kick Ass
7. Cowboys & Aliens




USA

1. Sucker Punch (G1 SDCC)
2. Iron Man 2 (Metal Pak under 1000/30,000 numbered edition)
3. A Trip to the Moon
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.




AUSTRALIA

1. Thor (JB HiFi)
2. GreenZone (JB HiFi)
3. Sucker Punch (JB HiFi)
4. Avengers (Metal Pack)
5. Resident Evil Afterlife (JB HiFi)
6. Tron 3D (JB HiFi Viva MB)
7. Senna (Viva MB)
8. Akira (JB HiFi)
9. Mission Impossible 4 (JB HiFi)
10. Prometheus (JB HiFi)




TAIWAN

1. Gladiator
2. Terminator Salvation
3. Captain America
4. Mission Impossible 4
5. Resident Evil Afterlife
6. Iron Man 2
7. Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
8. Robinhood
9. Prometheus
10. Salt
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11.




JAPAN

1. Le Grand Bleu
2. Terminator 2 Version 2.0
3. Iron Man 2 (G1 size)
4. Thor
5. The Thing
6. Inception (first release with totem)
7. 2012
8. The Disappearance of Haruhi
9. Batman Begins
10. Terminator 2 Version 1.0
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11. Iron Sky




KOREA

1. Thor
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2. Final Fantasy 7 Advent Children ((stickerbook)
3. Resident Evil Trilogy
4. Hugo
5. Ted
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6. Batman Begins (First Release)
7. The Terminator
8. Avatar
9. Iron Man 2
10. Prometheus
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11. The Amazing Spiderman




SINGAPORE

1. Hobbit 3D (with J Card)
2. Hobbit 2D (with J Card)
3. Terminator Salvation
4. Avengers 3D
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.




CHINA (NO IRON PACKS)

1. Final Fantasy 7 Advent Children (stickerbook)
2. Let the Bullets Fly (Blufans with booklet)
3. Farewell My Concubine (Blufans with booklet)
4. Elite Squad (Blufans, Viva Metal Box)
5. Avatar
6. Real Steel (Blufans with coin, Viva Metal Box)
7. Rio (Blufans)
8. Inception (with Totem)
9. The Kings Speech (Viva Metal Box)
10.




BLUFANS

1. Let the Bullets Fly (1-500 with booklet) (First Blufans exclusive)
2. Farewell My Concubine (1-500 with booklet)
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3. Elite Squad (Viva Metal Box)
4. Real Steel (Viva Metal Box, with coin)
5. Rio
6. Wreck it Ralph (coming soon)
7. Jack Reacher (coming soon)
8.
9.
10.




HONG KONG

1. Thor 3D
2. Hugo 3D
3. Transformers Dark of the Moon (lenticular slip cover)
4. The Terminator
5. Avatar
6. Captain America
7. Avengers (Viva Metal Box, with art cards)
8. Iron Man 2
9.
10.
 
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There's already a thread for chat about rare steelbooks.
I'm sure there is but I can't find it so I started it again, but this isn't 'rare' it's 'valuable' and there is a difference again.
 

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I would agree and maybe throw in Farewell My Concubine to replace Wanted as I can see this steelbook demanding high prices very soon.
 

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I agree with the list. If you want to throw in IP's then I think It would be

Terminator V 2.0
ndepenence Day
Iron Man FS
Le Grand Bleu
Let the Bullets Fly
Fairwell My Concubine
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Japan
Romeo and Juliet


That is where I feel it will be in order within the next 12 months.
 

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I agree with the list. If you want to throw in IP's then I think It would be

Terminator V 2.0
ndepenence Day
Iron Man FS
Le Grand Bleu
Let the Bullets Fly
Fairwell My Concubine
Girl With the Dragon Tattoo Japan
Romeo and Juliet


That is where I feel it will be in order within the next 12 months.
Interesting Chip, ndependence Day overtakes IM FS?
 

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Interesting Chip, ndependence Day overtakes IM FS?
Absolutely. IMPOSSIBLE to find. There is one on ebay right now. Worth more than a IM IMO. Its a massive missprint and IP's are going for $200 now. The value on these chinease IP's have sky rocketed over the last 18 months. I am glad I was able to understand this before it happened and loaded up on them.

Its not as popular of a movie or in demand as much, but it goes to the DEEP hands that have money to burn that are buying these rare IP's.
 

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Absolutely. IMPOSSIBLE to find. There is one on ebay right now. Worth more than a IM IMO. Its a massive missprint and IP's are going for $200 now. The value on these chinease IP's have sky rocketed over the last 18 months. I am glad I was able to understand this before it happened and loaded up on them.

Its not as popular of a movie or in demand as much, but it goes to the DEEP hands that have money to burn that are buying these rare IP's.
Just a little inside info - there will never be another ironpack printed.

How about that one. ;)
 

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Absolutely. IMPOSSIBLE to find. There is one on ebay right now. Worth more than a IM IMO. Its a massive missprint and IP's are going for $200 now. The value on these chinease IP's have sky rocketed over the last 18 months. I am glad I was able to understand this before it happened and loaded up on them.
I agree that IP's have shot up in value considerably. In this debate the most 'valuable' steelbook ID4 error may overtake IM FS, but in terms of popularity IM FS will win as it is much more popular movie. Interesting. John Rambo appears to have 'bite the dust'...and formerly considered to be the Holy Grail of all steelbooks.
 

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Just a little inside info - there will never be another ironpack printed.

How about that one. ;)
You already knew that I knew that. ;)

Disney ip's are next in line to rise.

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I agree that IP's have shot up in value considerably. In this debate the most 'valuable' steelbook ID4 error may overtake IM FS, but in terms of popularity IM FS will win as it is much more popular movie. Interesting. John Rambo appears to have 'bite the dust'...and formerly considered to be the Holy Grail of all steelbooks.
I don't think it bit the dust. It is just that everything else shot up around it.
 

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You already knew that I knew that. ;)

Disney ip's are next in line to rise.
Just stating that - BDMO doesn't own the rights to the ironpack design anymore.

If you think about the other metal packing, that's currently hot right now, you might have a guess about who bought those rights. ;)
 

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I am willing to bet less than 1000 Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's were done in Japan.

It sits right next to my sealed copy of T2 V2.0

---------- Post added at 01:06 PM ---------- Previous post was at 01:04 PM ----------

Just stating that - BDMO doesn't own the rights to the ironpack design anymore.

If you think about the other metal packing, that's currently hot right now, you might have a guess about who bought those rights. ;)
So the former IP owner now owns Viva? Interesting. I hope they don't do reprints? Are we safe with the Disney titles? Are they all inside the vault and how long do they keep em there.
 

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I am willing to bet less than 1000 Girl With the Dragon Tattoo's were done in Japan.

It sits right next to my sealed copy of T2 V2.0
I'm not sure about Dragon Tattoo movie being on the list because it's not that popular movie to the general public, regardless if it was limited to 1000. Value will rise for sure, but my opinion not in the top 5.
 

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So the former IP owner now owns Viva? Interesting. I hope they don't do reprints? Are we safe with the Disney titles? Are they all inside the vault and how long do they keep em there.
Remember, ironpack infringed on steelbooks design and it was pulled. So you couldn't create an ironpack today, because it can't be sold (legally).

Viva & BDMO are two different companies.

But just like anything, in software or wherever...if you like the pieces of something, you can buy it and then use it for yourself however you like. ;)
 

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I'm not sure about Dragon Tattoo movie being on the list because it's not that popular movie to the general public, regardless if it was limited to 1000. Value will rise for sure, but my opinion not in the top 5.
Thats absolutely opposite of what have heard over the last 6 months. I hear that its one of the most popular diverse movies worldwide. Extremely popular overseas.

It must have been popular enough for the steelbook with stunning slipcover to sellout before release date. The fact its not a action blow it up demo movie is even more stunning. Its a mature flick. I bet it gains attraction from the older crowd who collect rare steelbooks. Of course it isn't gonna be bought from the gaming crowd who only buy comic book hero stuff. That is not who it is aimed for.
 
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Thats absolutely opposite of what have heard over the last 6 months. I hear that its one of the most popular diverse movies worldwide. Extremely popular overseas.
It made 232 million dollars world wide. It's not a 'hollywood' type blockbuster movie to generate that much interest to the general public.
 

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Remember, ironpack infringed on steelbooks design and it was pulled. So you couldn't create an ironpack today, because it can't be sold (legally).

Viva & BDMO are two different companies.

But just like anything, in software or wherever...if you like the pieces of something, you can buy it and then use it for yourself however you like. ;)
Your starting to get cryptic on me. Spill the beans Andy!!!

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It made 232 million dollars world wide. It's not a 'hollywood' type blockbuster movie to generate that much interest to the general public.
It won an Oscar. That is good enough for me.
 

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Your starting to get cryptic on me. Spill the beans Andy!!!

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It won an Oscar. That is good enough for me.
Hurt Locker won an Oscar and did it for me, but not for a lot of people
 

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Hurt Locker won an Oscar and did it for me, but not for a lot of people
The hurt locker also doesn't have a limited package steelbook like Japan either that sold out before release date. :p

http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums...n Tattoo Japan/GirlWiththeDragonTattoo005.jpg

http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums...n Tattoo Japan/GirlWiththeDragonTattoo003.jpg

<a href="http://s1240.photobucket.com/albums/gg491/blu-steel/Girl%20With%20the%20Dragon%20Tattoo%20Japan/?action=view&amp;current=GirlWiththeDragonTattoo002.jpg" target="_blank"><img src="http://i1240.photobucket.com/albums/gg491/blu-steel/Girl%20With%20the%20Dragon%20Tattoo%20Japan/GirlWiththeDragonTattoo002.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket"></a>

Sigh. I still feel its gonna rise to $400 or more within the next year due to the awesomeness of the slipcover over the steelbook.
 
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The hurt locker also doesn't have a limited package steelbook like Japan either that sold out before release date. :p

Sigh. I still feel its gonna rise to $400 or more within the next year due to the awesomeness of the slipcover over the steelbook.
Alright we will see :) for your sake. The point I am making is despite being 'limited' I feel it is the movie that is not popular enough to generate a huge demand, despite winning an oscar. That's all I am saying and also this steel is released in many other countries, minus the slip cover :)

Nice advertising with the pictures lol.
 
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