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Game of Thrones - Season 1 [Blu-ray] [2012] [Region Free]

Sean Bean , Mark Addy    Suitable for 18 years and over   Blu-ray
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (781 customer reviews)
Price: 19.50 & FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
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Product details

  • Actors: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harington
  • Format: PAL, Subtitled
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: French, Spanish, Polish, Portuguese, Dutch, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Dubbed: French, Spanish, Polish
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: All Regions (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)
  • Number of discs: 5
  • Classification: 18
  • Studio: Warner Home Video
  • DVD Release Date: 5 Mar 2012
  • Run Time: 550 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (781 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B006FIXFVC
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 256 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

Reviews

From Amazon.co.uk

It’s hard to think of any more satisfying way to bring the world of George R. R. Martin’s Game Of Thrones to visual life than has been managed with HBO’s acclaimed series. Within minutes of season one kicking off, you get the feel that you’re in safe hands, with a creepy opening that sets the scene for a series with real justification in calling itself epic. The creative team here clearly understand and respect the source material, and yet aren’t afraid to make changes to suit a television production.

Not that you’ll notice it’s a television production. Made with the scope and scale of a major movie, Game Of Thrones look and feels dramatic in scale. Its story certainly is. Centered around the battle for power in days of old, there’s conflict, despair, romance, lust, backstabbing and no shortage of ice, both real and metaphorical. It demands your concentration, but remains accessible. It’s also a strictly adults-only adventure.

As befitting a series of such magnitude, they’ve clearly gone to town on the Blu-ray set. As well as revealing plenty of detail as to the production itself, with making of material and episode guides, there are some brilliant, less obvious features. The Blu-ray exclusively features, for example, an excellent guide to the world of Westeros, who everyone is, the backstory, and the noble houses. You can comfortably lose hours in it.

There’s simply so much depth in the set. Even the commentaries, often quite bland affairs, offer real insight and interest. That it’s wrapped up with a brilliant 1080p transfer, and speaker-shaking audio, is fitting. An excellent, ambitious piece of television, in a Blu-ray set that befits it perfectly. --Jon Foster

Product Description

Please note this is a region B Blu-Ray and will require a region B or region free blu-ray player in order to play.

Summers span decades. Winters can last a lifetime. And the struggle for the Iron Throne has begun.

It will stretch from the south, where heat breeds plots, lusts and intrigues; to the vast and savage eastern lands; all the way to the frozen north, where an 800-foot wall of ice protects the kingdom from the dark forces that lie beyond. King and queens, knights and renegades, liars, lords and honest men... all will play the Game of Thrones.

A new original series based on George R.R. Martin's best-selling 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series. Winter is coming to.

  • Actors

Lena Headey, Jack Gleeson, Sean Bean, Michelle Fairley, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Alfie Allen, Peter Dinklage, Ron Donachie, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Aidan Gillen, Kit Harington, Isaac Hempstead Wright & Jason Momoa

  • Director

Thomas McCarthy

  • Certificate

18 years and over

  • Languages

English - Dolby Digital (5.1)

  • Additional Languages

French; Latin American Spanish; Castilian; Polish

  • Subtitles

English for the hearing impaired; French; Latin American Spanish; Castilian; Polish; Brazilian Portuguese; Dutch; Danish; Finnish; Norwegian; Swedish



Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
1,035 of 1,058 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Song of Ice and Fire: Part 1 8 Dec 2011
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Here it is then. the long awaited television interpretation of the first part of George R.R. Martin's epic fantasy series. This show will affect you in different ways depending largely upon two possible scenarios, 1. you have read the book(s) beforehand, or 2. you haven't.

If you have read the books then you will have the added advantage of going into this series with some serious background knowledge, which, given the expanse of Martin's literature, can only be a good thing. It is good (as a fan of the books) to see the characters portrayed on screen by, what can only be described as, an excellent cast. My personal favourites are Sean Bean (fellow Yorkshireman like myself) who plays Lord Eddard Stark, the proud, strong and brave (if not a bit stubborn and old-fashioned) Lord of Winterfell, the icy kingdom of the north. And, Peter Dinklage, who gives, as ever, a wonderful performance as Tyrion of House Lannister, a noble-born dwarf cursed by the hatred of his proud father but blessed with an unmatchable wit and intelligence.

The story is relatively straightforward insofar that nothing groundbreakingly orignal happens. Martin's fantasy literature is about believability and realism; it is completely unlike Tolkien in that way (I don't like to compare the two authors, but most people seem to be doing so lately). Whereas Tolkien favoured Orcs, Goblins, castles and wizards, Martin prefers the medieval touch, dealing with knights, lords and priests. The story is very intricate and may leave you slightly unfulfilled at the end of the series, but, bear in mind this is only the first part of seven.

One good thing, as a fan of the books, is that Martin had a very close hand in the production of this series which means very little tinkering has been done.
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190 of 204 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Gripping, Entertaining, Brilliant Drama 23 July 2011
Format:DVD
I was somewhat cynical when mentions of Game of Thrones cropped up all over the web with gushing reviews so it took me a while to give it a whirl.

Predictably though, I was hooked from the first of the ten episodes. Compelling, well cast characters - well known faces mixing with new - and engaging dialogue, there are some fantastic performances - not least Sean Bean, Peter Dinklage and Emilia Clarke. This show is a much needed breath of fresh air in schedules crammed with middle of the road dramas and programmes well past their peak, it makes the fantasy genre watchable again and pulls you into it's world completely. Far from being hammy like many other programmes with a medieval/fantasy bent, it is complex, gritty and many layered. Nothing here of the brain dead TV that spoon feeds and recaps viewers every 15 minutes.

I'm now keen to read the books during the wait for season 2!
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars TV doesn't get better than this. 10 Jan 2012
Format:Blu-ray
I rarely find myself captivated by anything on TV these days, but Game of Thrones certainly changed all that. Not only is it a brilliant adaptation of the book it's based on, but it manages to incorporate new scenes and confrontations between characters, which improve upon the book even more. The casting is also inspired, Sean Bean shines as Ned Stark, as he did as Boromir in the LOTR while lesser known young performers such as Jack Gleeson (Joffrey) and Maisie Williams (Arya) do a fantastic job, recreating the characters perfectly. If you're a fan of the fantasy genre, or hell, even if you're not, this series deserves a watch, it's the best TV I've watched for years.
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481 of 524 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic Fantasy for Adults only.. 30 May 2011
By Beanie Luck Spud TOP 500 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Format:DVD
I havent read the books so i am going to give an unbiased review of the television show only.

I think its fantastic, an amazing cast, extremely well written and authentic to the likes of which i had never seen.

This series is quite astonishingly violent, its brutal, bloody, graphic and will make you turn away from the screen, i know i have several times so far.

In some of the later episodes i was heaving, some of the scenes in it are quite astonishing disgusting they made me sick to my stomach, and im amazed in the sense that they have the guts to show it on screen, but this is what HBO does best, it pushes the boundaries. There is one scene where one of the characters eats a fresh horse heart and i was almost sick, but it was a vital moment in the storyline.

It comes with warnings about extreme violence and scenes of a sexual nature, so be warned if you are faint of heart because you will see blood, you will see killing, you will see sex, lots of it actually, and yes a few full frontal scenes do make it on screen, so if your a prude i really wouldnt buy it.

This show is going to go on to be know as one of the greatest television shows ever made, the attention to detail is astounding, the opening credits are probably the best i have ever seen on a tv show, and the Dothraki language for example was created especially for the show.

George R R martin who wrote the books is an executive producer of the show and co-writer so you can bet that not only will the show follow his books to the letter but that also 50% of the main cast will be dead before it ends.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
1.0 out of 5 stars Embarassed I bothered
All the hype I had to give it a go
Its pretty average. Lots of gratuitous gore and titties
A waste of my time.
Aye lad
Published 21 hours ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars As good as the books
I didn't think the program's would be as good as the books so put off watching it. I was wrong
Published 1 day ago by trudi65
5.0 out of 5 stars Who doesn't love it?
I've watched all the series so far, read and own all the books. Thought I should own the series aswell. Doesn't even need a review in my opinion! It's a must watch.
Published 1 day ago by Ashlyn Allen
4.0 out of 5 stars Surprisingly gripping.
I am not a fan of fanstasy fiction but I found the themes to be timeless and the acting is pretty goo.
Published 3 days ago by Fiona Stewart
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Series - Story Driven
Excellent production, great casting, you want to find out about the characters and their lives the story is excellent with sudden surprises. Read more
Published 4 days ago by labrador man
4.0 out of 5 stars Exciiting
A little violent for my taste but I'm a wimp! Will watch further episodes however to see how it turns out in Season One at least
Published 4 days ago by Jacqueline Howe
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant
Wonderful, I am planning to buy series 2 and 3, keeps you on the edge of your seat, great story lines
Published 7 days ago by viv24601
4.0 out of 5 stars Enjoyable intro to GoT
Having watched the first few episodes I can see why people get hooked on this series .
Looking forward to watching series 2.
Published 7 days ago by Mary B
1.0 out of 5 stars LoveFilms pants
I would write a review except I've only been sent one disc. Episode one and two... Pathetic LoveFilm. What is the point of that?
Published 8 days ago by MR C J TOOP
5.0 out of 5 stars Game of Thrones
My wife read the books and though I did not, the series is MAGNIFICENT! The costumes, sets, characters ... WOW! If you have any interest in this area, WATCH!
Published 9 days ago by Dennis L. Williams
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