They fit nicely in a stocking or stack up perfectly for wrapping, making Blu-ray movies a great gift-giving option. New-release films are always sought after around the holidays, but they’re also a bit of a gamble since the receiver won’t yet know if they even like it. So why not look at getting them some great throwback Blu-ray collections that not only belong in any good movie or television library, but guarantee hours of entertainment over and over.
Here are the 10 most wished for throwback Blu-rays this holiday season according to Amazon.
Based on the immensely popular novels by J.K. Rowling, you’ll be hard pressed to find anyone who isn’t familiar with the eight-movie Harry Potter franchise. These fantasy films appeal to viewers of all ages and are among the 50 highest-grossing movies to date.
Disney originally released this animated film in 1991. 25 years later, to celebrate its success, the studio has re-released Beauty and the Beast for another generation to enjoy.
The first installment in the Jurassic Park Collection was a massive blockbuster, boasting box-office success and winning several Academy Awards for special effects. It was followed by three additional film releases and once again enjoyed massive success with the release of its fourth installment Jurassic World in 2015.
This extensive release includes the first six films from the Star Wars franchise. The complete saga is best experienced in the way only Blu-ray can deliver, in stunning HD with the best sound quality in the galaxy.
This franchise spans 27 years from the first release, Raiders of the Lost Ark in 1981, to a prequel, Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, a sequel, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, and finally Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, which was released in 2008. Indiana Jones: The Complete Adventures includes all four adventure films created by George Lucas and Steven Spielberg and starring Harrison Ford.
Disney’s coming-of-age animated feature, The Lion King, follows Simba, a lion cub who can’t wait to become king as he searches for his destiny in the African savannah. The breathtaking animation and Academy Award-winning music make it a timeless story for the entire family.
Experience the future all over again with the Back to the Future 30th Anniversary Trilogy. Join Marty McFly and Doc Brown as they time travel in the DeLorean to the past, present, and future, setting off a time-shattering chain reaction that disrupts the spacetime continuum. From filmmakers Steven Spielberg, Robert Zebecks, and Bob Gale, this updated collection includes hours of bonus features.
This beloved Disney classic follows street kid Aladdin as he frees a genie from a lamp and receives a series of wishes. However, he soon realizes that a villain has different plans for the lamp and the whole kingdom. Originally released in 1992, Aladdin has been re-released as a Disney Diamond Edition on Blu-ray.
Spanning nine seasons, the comedic brainchild of Larry David and Jerry Seinfeld is a television classic and a must-have for any sitcom fan.
With the extended edition of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, Warner Bros. presents one of the greatest achievements and most ambitious undertakings in film history. The franchise garnered a record-breaking 30 Academy Award nominations and 17 wins, as well as being the only fantasy film to ever win the Oscar for Best Picture—making this Blu-ray collection a no-brainer for every film library.
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