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Old 04-01-2015, 11:31 PM
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How Often are long movies placed on Two BD-50?

If a Movie is on Two DVDs or two VHS Tapes how likely are they to be on Two BD's? can you give me some examples where a movie was long and on a single disc and others where they were split onto two BD's. Thanks. I personally would prefer if I didn't have to change discs.

I own Pearl Harbor on BD
I own The Ten Commandments and Ben-Her on BD as well
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Old 04-01-2015, 11:43 PM
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I may have put this post in the wrong section of the thread. when I think of Blu-ray Software I think of Games not Movies.
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:01 AM
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I remember The Green Mile, Saving Private Ryan and Das Boot being on 2 VHS tapes and then on a single blu-ray disc when they were released.
The theatrical cut of Alexander was on 2 DVDs, but the theatrical cut (and Ultimate Cut) is on a single 50gb blu-ray disc now. However, the "Final Cut" is spread across 2 25gb blu-ray's.
Is that sorta what you're looking for?
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:03 AM
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Titanic was split into two blu-ray discs IIRC
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:04 AM
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I think if they're "overly long" movies (like The Ten Commandments and Ben-Hur), they'll spread the film across 2 blu-rays. If it's just a "long" film, they'll put it on a single blu-ray and then if there are special features, they'll put those on a separate disc (like most recently with Interstellar).
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Old 04-02-2015, 12:06 AM
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Titanic was split into two blu-ray discs IIRC
Two 3D discs as well. Only 3D release I have that has this.
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Old 04-02-2015, 01:28 AM
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Two 3D discs as well. Only 3D release I have that has this.
The 2D version is on one disc. Only the 3D version is split across two discs, unless they actually did something different on the actual 2D-only release.
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Old 04-02-2015, 01:51 AM
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Two 3D discs as well. Only 3D release I have that has this.
All of the Hobbit 3D movies are on 2 disc, extended and non-extended.
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Old 04-02-2015, 08:36 AM
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The 2D version is on one disc. Only the 3D version is split across two discs, unless they actually did something different on the actual 2D-only release.
I stand corrected. The second blu-ray was a special features disc, but they did use two standard dvds for the full movie, according to HDD. The VHS was also on two tapes.
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Old 04-02-2015, 06:32 PM
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Two 3D discs as well. Only 3D release I have that has this.
I think this is because a 3D movie uses twice as much space - so a 3-hour movie needs 6 hours worth of space on a disc...I could be wrong, but I think that's right. Now, you're supposed to be able to fit 9 hours of HD on a 50GB disc, but I'm assuming compression becomes an issue at a certain point, which is probably why they split it up.
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