Do you still own DVDs?
If you just saw these awesome DVD packaging, you’d want to buy them all even if you don’t have a DVD player anymore!
Not only will they make your shelf look good, but you can also give them as gifts or sell them as collector’s items in the years to come.
Here are some of the movies and tv shows with really badass DVD packaging that’s worth your every penny.
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#1 TWIN PEAKS: FROM A TO Z TV SHOW BOX SET
Paramount released the limited edition box set of Twin Peaks entitled “Twin Peaks from Z to A”. The absolutely beautiful limited set only has 25,000 copies available. It includes Twin Peaks two seasons, “Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me”, and it’s deleted scenes, called “The Missing Pieces”.
And it doesn’t end there for it also has the full-length versions of all of Roadhouse’s music performances, an interview with Sheryl Lee and Kyle MacLachlan, and even has a physical merchandise inside, like a die-cut acrylic fissure of Laura Palmer or Agent Cooper.
What’s more is that all of them are enclosed inside one of the coolest packaging of this year.
#2 GAME OF THRONES: THE COMPLETE SERIES TV SHOW BOX SET
HBO has been well known for releasing box sets for their series and with the end of Game of Thrones, they surely did not hesitate to release one. There are actually numerous versions of this popular series’ box set and it depends on how much of a hard-core fan you are of the series.
For the best set, we have all the seasons put on a wooden case with Robert Ball designed panels and an exclusive clasp to lock them all together. But the complete set can still be owned without all these special collectibles and packaging.
Both versions of the box set include the same new special features, though, like “Game of Thrones: The Last Watch”, “When Winter Falls”, “Duty is the Death of Love”, ten audio commentaries, and animated pieces about the history of the series.
#3 APOCALYPSE NOW MOVIE BOX SET
One of the most powerful and heavily awarded films of all time has now come in a box set. The Apocalypse Now film showcased early performances from Harrison Ford and Laurence Fishburne and was based on the novel Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad.
The box set comes with 3 disc digipak editions along with original press notes, art cards, and the behind the scenes of Hearts of Darkness’ documentary.
#4 MARIE ANTOINETTE MOVIE BOX SET
Marie Antionette is a film based on the life of the last queen of France before the French revolution, Queen Marie Antoinette. It was released in different countries and in France, a huge box set was released. It included the movie in a digipak, paper slip cover, a booklet, a big poster, the book from Antonia Fraser, as well as a fan.
Take note that all of them are mostly colored in pink, except for the box being mostly white.
#5 THE GODFATHER MOVIE BOXSET
One of the greatest film trilogies to ever grace the earth has released a box set named “The Godfather Collection”. The films revolve around the Corleone crime family through the generations showcasing themes like power, family traditions, revenge and love.
The box set houses 4 digipaks, one each for the three films (The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II, and The Godfather, Part III) and a 3-hour Extraordinary Bonus Disc. Each having one DVD disc, all except The Godfather, Part II since it has a duration of 200 minutes.
#6 BREAKING BAD: THE COMPLETE SERIES TV SHOW BOX SET
The awesome television series starring Walter White, the Chemistry teacher and family man who turned to crime and became a meth mogul after being diagnosed of lung cancer, has come back with all its seasons wrapped up in a box set.
The complete box set was executively produced by Vince Gilligan, Mark Johnson and Michelle MacLaren. It’s packed with tons of special features that fans surely loved. It includes more than 55 hours of special features from all its seasons, a two hour documentary, an exclusive feature-length documentary on the making of the final season.
And it doesn’t stop there, there are also physical collectibles inside, like the money barrel replica, the commemorative challenge coin designed by Vince Gilligan, Los Pollos hermanos apron, and “Better Call Saul” matchbook 4GB flash drive.
#7 MAD MEN: THE COMPLETION COLLECTION TV SHOW BOX SET
Mad Men released a Limited Edition Gift Set of the complete 7 seasons of the series. It also includes all special features ever released for it, as well as commentaries on every episode, and over 4 hours of new exclusive special features. And true to the edition’s name, it also includes gift items. There are two handmade low-ball tumblers and four cork coasters.
#8 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY MOVIE BOX SET
2001: A Space Odyssey is a film about the space exploration of human beings. The box set has 2 DVD discs inside an amaray case, a poster, and a booklet, like most box sets.
#9 FULL HOUSE NETFLIX SHOW BOX SET
This new Full House box set was released by Netflix. It contains all eight seasons of the series jam packed into 32 different discs. The series stars Bob Saget as Danny Tanner, the widowed father left with three girls, John Stamos and Dave Coulier as Uncle Jesse the rock star and Joey the wannabe comic writer.
This sitcom promises you the best family entertainment there is, and you can binge-watch it at home now.
#10 SCHINDLER’S LIST MOVIE BOX SET
Schindler’s List film has a limited edition box set named the Plexiglass Case Collector’s Edition DVD set. It houses two disc sets holding the film, a feature titled “Voices From the List” presenting those people saved by Schindler as they share their experience and memories, and last is a copy of the film’s original soundtrack.
The set also includes a picture book full of images photographed by David James. And all of the mentioned above are put in a plexiglass display case designed with names from Schindler’s list.
#11 JURASSIC PARK MOVIE BOX SET
The most successful film franchise in the history of worldwide box office has its box set released called “Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy”. The box set comes with three blu-ray discs and a toy featuring a T-rex welcoming humans to the living theme park, Jurassic Park. The box set also includes a Certificate of Authenticity to prove that the miniature is not a rip off.
#12 INDIANA JONES AND THE TEMPLE OF DOOM MOVIE BOX SET
This new 3-disc DVD box set release, many new features were added. Each disc consists of a set of extras as well as newly filmed introductions to each film directed by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg.
All three discs also have 2-3 featurettes with storyboards and galleries, as well as the trailer for the LEGO Indiana Jones video game.
#13 THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL MOVIE BOX SET
The great film “The Grand Budapest Hotel” movie stars Ralph Fiennes as the renowned concierge, Mr. Gustave, and Tony Revolori, his protégé as they form a great bond together through being involved in the fight among the richie-rich.
The film’s box set includes new audio commentary from Anderson, Roman Coppola, and Jeff Goldblum, selected scene storyboard animatics, a documentary about the film, new interviews with cast and crew, behind-the-scenes, special-effects and test footage, and a collectible poster.
#14 THE WALKING DEAD TV SHOW BOX SET
For The Walking Dead Season 7, there was a release of a Limited Blu-ray set. The box set presents Winslow the spike walker, which was crafted by McFarlane Toys, sitting on top of the set’s matte laminate digipak slipcase.
The digipak houses 6 blu-ray discs which can only be accessed when a spike from Winslow is removed and stabbed back to him. And that’s just so cool.
#15 HARRY POTTER MOVIE BOX SET
This Harry Potter box set is, I think, the most unrivaled gift you can ever give to a Potterhead. It holds 31 discs of all 8 Harry Potter films in blu-ray, DVD, and UltraViolet Digital Copy. It also has more than 37 hours of special features that includes all the previously released materials, more than 10 hours of new disc bonus content, and 5 hours of never-before-seen materials.
On top of all these, the box set also includes the extended version of Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as well as the 3D versions of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and Part 2
#16 ROOM 237 MOVIE BOX SET
The documentary by Rodney Ascher entitled Room 237 is one that features the interpretations of the 1980 film, The Shining, by Stanley Kubrick. The documentary film combines together fact and fiction as Ascher interviews both fanatics and scholars.
The box set released for this documentary film includes a feature commentary with Kevin McLeod entitled “The mstrmnd Speaks”, a panel discussion from the First Annual Stanley Film Festival entitled “Secrets of The Shining”, 11 deleted scenes, the making of the music featurette, the Mondo Poster Design Discussion with artist Aled Lewis, and trailers.
#17 THE STANLEY KUBRICK’S THE SHINING MOVIE BOX SET
To celebrate Stanley Kubrick’s The Sining’s 40th Anniversary, a limited edition box set was released. It contains 4K UHD extended cut, Blu-ray extended and theatrical cuts, an exclusive booklet, the letter from Kubrick to Saul Bass, Bass’ early Design Illustrations, behind-the-scenes imagery, and a replica of the theatrical poster.
#18 STRANGER THINGS 2 NETFLIX SHOW BOX SET
Stranger Things is back with season 2, and to enjoy it all the more, Netflix released the nostalgic Collector’s Edition. The box set is designed like an old rental tape and within it are blu-ray and DVD discs.
#19 FRIENDS TV SHOW BOX SET
The all time loved television series that people just seem to never let go of, is here. Friends’ released box set is complete with all 10 seasons. It features all five friends in the discs as well as the disc jackets.
Watch how true friends complete your boring life by lifting you up when you feel down and pulling you back when you’re far too high for your own good.
#20 STAR TREK TV SHOW BOX SET
The Blu-ray box set release for Star Trek is something many collectors have been interested in. Whether it may be the packaging, the casing, the discs, the booklets and even the memorabilia, everything just causes interest. And what we have here is the “Star Trek: Stardate Collection Blu-ray”.
The blu-ray discs are sporting a side-by-side design of gray and colorful photoshoots of the characters. We can also see the trifolded casing that houses 6 blu-ray discs at most.
#21 MISS FISHER’S MURDER MYSTERIES TV SHOW BOX SET
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries Complete Collection debuted on DVD/Blu-ray last Novemebr 3, 2020 and it sure is something that fans would love to have.
Aside from the discs containing all three seasons of the original series. It also has almost 3 hours of bonus material like behind-the-scenes, featurettes, cast interviews and character clips. The box set also includes a collectible magnetic doll set.
#22 Universal Classic Monsters
This Universal Classic Monsters Collection Coffin box set is a limited one. And the coffin box that holds all of them together contains eight of the most iconic masterpieces of the horror genre, namely Dracula (1931), Frankenstein (1931), The Mummy (1932), The Invisible Man (1933), The Bride of Frankenstein (1935), The Wolfman (1941), The Phantom of the Opera (1943), and The Creature from The Black Lagoon (1954). “The Coffin” also includes featurettes never seen before.
#23 GET SMART MOVIE BOX SET
Get Smart film’s shoe-phone DVD case is by far the greatest masterpiece in the history of multimedia packaging. It managed to be both weird and unacceptable, but still something you would want to buy and willingly display in your living room.
The awesome DVD phone case, housing 2 DVD discs, is truly one of the most innovative ideas there ever is. Truly spectacular.
#24 WATCHMEN TV SHOW BOX SET
Another cool box set is one that houses television series, Watchmen’s, 2 discs. The first thing catching your eyes would surely be the owl-like binoculars mounted on blue-clear connective tissues on top of a black platform. What’s cool is that the platform hides the two discs within it.
#25 THE BIG LEBOWSKI MOVIE BOX SET
This is The Big Lebowski films 10th Anniversary Limited Edition DVD box set. It contains 2 DVD discs and a bowling ball with the film’s title plastered across it. This special edition has only 50,000 sets each one numbered 00001/50000, 00002/50000, and so on.
#26 ALIEN QUADRILOGY DELUXE BOX SET
This alien head-shaped box set was what inspired Fox’s short-lived head-shape box set releases. As a celebration for the 25th anniversary of the German Alien Quadrilogy, a deluxe box set was released in 2004. The head is a plastic Xenomorph cranium containing 8 DVD discs inserted inside the alien’s brain.
#27 PLANET OF THE APES MOVIE BOX SET
This Planet of the Apes box set in early 2015 was released to celebrate the 2014 film “Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”. It includes 9 discs and a bust of Caesar all packaged into a large box designed with tribal war-painted apes raising their arms as if showing dominance.
#28 INCEPTION MOVIE BOX SET
The exclusive box set of Inception was only offered by Warner Brother’s through the WB shop. And aside from getting a copy of the Blu-ray and DVD copies of the film, fans would be getting seven art cards, “The Cobol Job Comic”, a replica of the PASIV Device Instruction Manual, a replica totem used by Leo with a special foam to keep it safe. All of these are enclosed inside a metal briefcase, perfect for keeping special items safe.
#29 REPO MAN MOVIE BOX SET
Alex Cox’s 1984 classic film, Repo Man had its box set contents contained in a license plate-shaped tin box. The contents being the DVD copy of the film, it’s original soundtrack, a booklet, and a poster print out. It’s the perfect gift for anyone who loves Repo Man.
#30 UNDER THE DOME TV SHOW BOX SET
The 2013 American miniseries based on Stephen King’s best-selling novel, “Under the Dome” is focused on a small town in a post-apocalyptic world. It’s residents have been sealed off from the rest of the world by a transparent dome. All they can do is try to survive while looking for answers as to where it came from and when it will disappear.
The miniseries box set is inspired from its premise as the DVDs and booklet is contained under the crystal ball showing the domed town.
#31 SONS OF ANARCHY TV SHOW BOX SET
Sons of Anarchy revolves around Jax Teller and his struggle to choose a side, his biker brothers or his father, all the while experiencing bloodshed, deceit and betrayal. This adrenaline-packed series has released a complete collection box. All contents — 3 DVD discs and its packaging and a “Sons of Anarchy” tablet — are stored in a wooden box.
#32 HOME IMPROVEMENT TV SHOW BOX SET
Home Improvement Seasons 1-8 is an American television sitcom starring Tim Allen, that aired from September 17, 1991 to May 25, 1999. The show was created by Matt Williams, Carmen Finestra and David McFadzean.
In the 1990s, it was one of the most watched sitcoms in the American market, winning many awards. The series launched Tim Allen’s acting career and also was the start of the television career of Pamela Anderson, who was part of the recurring cast for the first two seasons.
#33 THE TWILIGHT ZONE TV SHOW BOX SET
“The Twilight Zone: The 5th Dimension” is a limited box edition of the 1959 TV series by Rod Serling. The box set has 41 DVD discs containing the complete original Twilight Zone series from 1959-64 as well as the 1985-89 show.
#34 WONDER WOMAN MOVIE BOX SET
The original Wonder Woman (Lynda Carter) is back! All 60 episodes of the original Wonder Woman TV series have all been fully remastered.
Let us welcome the Amazon princess that can rival the gods and witness her fighting evil in America with the help of her strength-giving golden belt, bullet-deflecting bracelets, lie-dispelling golden lasso and invisible supersonic plane.
#35 DIE HARD MOVIE BOX SET
Nakatomi Plaza: Die Hard collection has everything a fan could ask for. It has 6 DVD discs with five of them being Blu-ray and Digital HD copies of the film. The last one contains an hour-long featurette showcasing filmmaker and talent interviews. The box set includes 5 exclusive villain collectible cards and a 32-Page behind-the-scenes book that spills secrets of the movie.
John Rambo will never be forgotten and what a great way to remember it than having the Rambo box set. Four Rambo movies complete in one and encased in an oversized plastic army green grenade.
#37 PREDATOR MOVIE BOX SET
The Predator box set collector’s edition is something to marvel on. It contains 6 DVD discs, all in paper cases, and the Predators bust. The bust was designed by Sideshow Collectables and it’s 13.5 inches high.
#38 AVENGERS MOVIE BOX SET
The Avengers box set is an exclusive collection of all existing Avengers’ movies from, The Avengers in 2012 until The Avengers: Endgame in 2019. The collection comes with a special personal letter from Marvel Studios’ President, Kevin Feige. The letter talks of a decade of storytelling Marvel stories.
#39 MARVEL STUDIOS: THE INFINITY SAGA MOVIE BOX SET
This Infinity Saga box set has all 23 MCU films from Iron Man to Spiderman: Far From Home on 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray disc, amounting to a total of 46 discs. Each film’s discs are inside 23 separate twin tray digipak cases, and all of them are contained and protected by a rigid acrylic lid.
And in the base of the box set is a hidden tray that holds 4 bonus discs, including The Infinity Saga Bonus Disc, a Lithograph by Matt Ferguson, a “The Infinity Saga” poster, and a thank you letter written by Kebin Feige.
#40 THE SHIELD TV SHOW BOX SET
The Shield box set contains all 88 episodes of the series, DVD extras, and a collectible 34-page bound anthology. Though the series can be hard to watch due to uncensored violence shown on screen, it’s character drama makes it a good watch.
#41 THE A-TEAM TV SHOW BOX SET
The A-Team has really brought up their game as they deliver their 25-disc set in a cardboard box. What makes the special edition much more special is that the van’s backdoor shuts with a Velcro patch much live in the show.
#42 KING OF QUEENS TV SHOW BOX SET
And now we have The King of Queens with Team Turtle delivering theirs on a Turtle Van. All 10 seasons of the show have been included in this box set. Another cool thing about vans as packaging is that they look neat on your DVD/Blu-ray shelf.
#43 LITTLE HOUSE ON THE PRAIRIE TV SHOW BOX SET
First we had miniature vans and now we have miniature houses. Little House on the Prairie and its 9 seasons are enclosed in a cute little house with the roof serving as the lid. Enjoy 200 episodes of a series revolving in family, faith and the human spirit.
#44 THE LORD OF THE RINGS AND THE HOBBIT MOVIE BOX SET
J.R.R. Tolkein’s classic Lord of the Rings and Hobbit: The Unexpected Journey have both been turned into a set of trilogy films. And now we’re here with The Middle Earth Ultimate Collector’s Edition that includes 30 separate discs.
Twelve of these Blu-ray discs contain the actual films while the 18 all contain bonus materials, director commentary, and making-of-documentaries. Each film with its additional video materials are stored in faux-leather-book cases that are mounted on a custom designed wooden shelf.
#45 ALIAS MOVIE BOX SET
As the TV series, Alias, came to an end, the box set, “Alias: The Complete Collection”, was released. It includes all 5 seasons of the series on DVD discs. It also has bonus features on a special packed DVD which is only exclusive for this set.
#46 DARK SHADOW TV SHOW BOX SET
The limited edition box set of the TV series, Dark Shadows, is truly an awesome one. The set contains every episode of the series, including bonus interviews from the actors and creative members. And all of those discs are in amaray cases stacked one after the other in a coffin-designed casing.
#47 THAT 70’S SHOW BOX SET
That 70’s Show is a coming-of-age series that is packed with comedy and romance and a little bit of drama. The 32-disc set is complete with all the episodes of the series and additional features like behind-the-scenes, commentaries, featurettes, promos, and bloopers.
#48 SCARFACE MOVIE BOX SET
Scarface’s collector’s edition has its contents stored inside a cigar box. Aside from the discs it also includes a metallic case, an exclusive booklet, Tony Montana’s permanent US residence card, dollar bill, artistic postcards, a bill holder, and a Zippo Lighter.
#49 24: THE COMPLETE SERIES TV SHOW BOX SET
The highly acclaimed FOX series, 24, has released a complete DVD box set called 24: The Complete Series. It includes all 8 seasons of the series, 24 Redemption and special features.
#50 THE DARK KNIGHT TRILOGY MOVIE BOX SET
The Dark Knight Trilogy box set starts with Batman Begins that explores the origin of the Batman legend and the emergence of the Dark Knight. The box set holds a digipak that holds the three discs, one for each film, and a booklet.
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