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    Blue Lagoon Collector's Pack
  • English: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • German: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Italian: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Dutch: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • English: Dolby Digital 4.0 Surround
    Blue Lagoon
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Spanish: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • German: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • Italian: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • English: Dolby Digital 4.0 Surround
    Return to the Blue Lagoon
  • English: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • French: Dolby Digital Stereo
  • German: Dolby Digital Stereo
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    Blue Lagoon Collector's Pack
    English, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Finnish
    Blue Lagoon
    English, French
    Return to the Blue Lagoon
    English, French, German, Greek, Dutch, Finnish
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    Blue Lagoon Collector's Pack
  • 2 Theatrical trailer
  • 2 Audio commentary
  • Featurette
  • Photo gallery
  • 2 Video commentary
    Blue Lagoon
  • Theatrical trailer
  • 2 Audio commentary - Actor/director
  • Featurette
  • Photo gallery
    Return to the Blue Lagoon
  • 2 Theatrical trailer
Blue Lagoon Collector's Pack
Columbia Pictures/Sony Pictures Home Entertainment . R4 . COLOR . 198 mins . PG . PAL

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It seemed a good idea, I guess, to put together the 1980 and 1991 Blue Lagoons - the 1980 Blue Lagoon with Brooke Shields and Christopher Atkins and the 1991 sequel Return to the Blue Lagoon with Milla Jovovich and Brian Krause.

But while the 1980 movie has its own certain sweet charm which could appeal to its target audience of 13 and 14 year-olds, the sequel was tired even before it was made. It just recycles the earlier plot, dispenses with its few moments of charm, and leaves you wondering just why anyone bothered.

I would think this set has been put together as a 'Collectors Pack' because otherwise there would be no earthly reason why anyone would want a copy of the 1991 retread.

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REVIEW: Blue Lagoon Collector's Pack
"The problem with this Collectors' Edition is that while you get the reasonably OK 1980 Brooke Shields movie, you must also endure the truly awful 1991 sequel. Buy one, throw one away..."
- Anthony Clarke

REVIEW: Blue Lagoon
"This desert island romance is quite sweet and charming - but anyone older than 13 or 14 will find this tale of puppy-love in the lagoons pretty heavy going."
- Anthony Clarke

REVIEW: Return to the Blue Lagoon
"By the time this sequel to The Blue Lagoon was made, the desert island franchise had just about run out of steam. Not even Milla Jovovich could save this flick from being given the flick."
- Anthony Clarke

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I would try to rent the 1980 version; give the 1991 sequel a miss.

Better still, skip the 1980 version as well and seek out a copy of the old 1949 black and white version starring Jean Simmons. Now, there was real desert-island romance for you!

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      And I quote...
    "The problem with this Collectors' Edition is that while you get the reasonably OK 1980 Brooke Shields movie, you must also endure the truly awful 1991 sequel. Buy one, throw one away..."
    - Anthony Clarke
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