Gladiator Blu-Ray Pre Order for 7th September £14.99 + Quidco @ HMV - HotUKDeals
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After years of waiting, Gladiator (one of the best films of all time) is coming to Blu-Ray!

£14.99 inc delivery + 5% Cash back via Quidco = £14.24

Can be had a penny cheaper at Amazon (but no Quidco), and same price on Play but that is with there snail mail delivery and will probably arrive a week after release, I think HMV is your best bet if you want it on release.

Gladiator picked up five Academy Awards® and tells the story of Maximus Decimus (played by Russell Crowe), a Roman general who is betrayed by the corrupt prince Commodus. Captured and enslaved along the outer fringes of the Roman Empire, Maximus rises through the ranks of the gladiatorial arena to avenge the murders of his family and his emperor.
This format defining release is presented on two BD 50 dual-layer discs and includes 11 hours of extra content. The first disc will include both the theatrical and extended version of the film, audio commentary, deleted scenes and the Vision of Elysium: Topic Portal, a new U-Control feature that allows viewers to tag moments of interest throughout the film and create a "shopping list" of topics to learn about in the supplements on disc two. The second disc also includes Strength and Honour: Creating the World of Gladiator, the definitive documentary on the origin, product and impact of the film.

Special Features
Disc one
Theatrical version: MM A.D. (155 mins.)
- Audio commentary by director Ridley Scott, cinematographer John Mathieson and editor Pietro Scalia
- Deleted Scenes with optional commentary
Extended version: MMV A.D. (171 mins.)
- Introduction by Ridley Scott
- Audio commentary by Director Ridley Scott and actor Russell Crowe
U-control features on both theatrical and extended versions
- The Scrolls of Knowledge: the original Are you not entertained trivia track newly enhanced allowing viewers to access a series of new behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring key scenes throughout the film
- Vision of Elysium: Topic Portal, a U-Control feature that allows you while watching disc one to tag moments of interest throughout the entire film, creating a shopping lists of topics to learn more about from the features on disc two

Disc two:
- Vision of Elysium: Topic Portal, a U-Control feature that automatically accesses further content from tagged moments of interest that have been marked by you from disc one

Strength and Honour: Creating the World of Gladiator (200 mins.): The definitive documentary on the origin, production and impact of this Oscar-winning Best Picture, includes:
- Tale of the Scribes: Story Development
- The Tools of War: Weapons
- Attire of the Realm: Costume Design
- The Heat of Battle: Production Journals Germania / Zucchabar / Rome
- Shadows and Dust: Resurrecting Proximo
- The Glory of Rome: Visual Effects
- Echoes in Eternity: Release and Impact

- Strength and Honour will now include all-new Picture-In-Picture content accessed via U-Control (156mins)

Aurelian Archives:
- The Making of Gladiator (25 mins.)
- Gladiator Games: The Roman Bloodsport (50mins.)
- Hans Zimmer: Scoring Gladiator(21 mins.)
- Maximus Uncut: Between the Takes with Russell Crowe (8mins.)
- My Gladiator Journal by Spencer Treat Clark (Text/Photos): the personal diary of the young actor who played Lucius, providing a unique and amusing perspective on the creation of an epic film
- VFX Explorations: Germania and Rome (24 mins.)

Image and Design
- Production Design Featurette and Galleries (10 mins.)
- Storyboard Demonstration (14 mins.)
- Multi-Angle Storyboard Comparisons and Galleries (15 mins. x 2 angles)
- Ridleygram Galleries
- Costume Design Galleries
- Photo Galleries

Abandoned Sequences and Deleted Scenes:
- Alternate opening: titles and featurette (9 mins.)
- Blood Vision (with optional commentary) (3 mins.)
- Rhino Fight (with optional commentary) (5 mins.)
- Choose Your Weapon (1 min.)
- Treasure Chest (7mins)

Trailers and TV Spots (13 mins.)
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#1
same price on amazon and play
#2
As I said a penny cheaper on Amazon, same price on Play, but there delivery speed is awful. If your wanting this on release, HMV is the way to go.
#3
Quidco makes it more favourable than Amazon?
#4
martyn_3000
As I said a penny cheaper on Amazon, same price on Play, but there delivery speed is awful. If your wanting this on release, HMV is the way to go.


Dont agree that HMV is the way to go, had my fair share of problems with their service to be honest including late delivery of items and sending me a standard DVD title when a Blu ray format had been ordered. A right carry on getting it replaced!
#5
My experience with HMV has been pretty good, never had any problems. Not saying they've not made the odd mistake with other people though.
#6
play.com are really good for delivery, i normally get the DVD/BLU Ray the friday or saturday before the release on monday, plus you get 5% off using codes.
#7
Id agree, HMV is the way to go in my opinion- NEVER had a problem with them once, new release always on time (if not before), but have had problems in the past with the other two.
heat from me
#8
Read the reviews. The picture is crap.

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