How many TF:TM units have been sold?

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  1. researchicon

    researchicon Well-Known Member

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    Just wondering if there is any way to learn or estimate how many copies of TF:TM (1986) were sold through the years?

    Every VHS rental store had one
    The Laserdisc prints sold out
    The Rhino DVD presumably eventually sold out
    The anniversary DVD sold well?
    The BluRay seems to have sold well

    Is the number closer to 10,000 or 100,000 units?
     
  2. jamarmiller

    jamarmiller S.K.A.R. LEADER

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    I dont think anyone knows but man this movie has had to make Hasbro a ton of money over the years. It was a financial failure at first ( or so I heard ) but after all these years, man its really racked up some cash for hasbro or so I presume
     
  3. SouthtownKid

    SouthtownKid Headmaster

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    It bombed in the theaters but reached cult status almost immediately, thanks to cable tv and home video.

    In terms of units, 10k is nothing. 10k is almost the same as 0, so it has to be much more than that.
     
  4. researchicon

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    I suppose that doesn't surprise me too much since the 1986TFTM re-release graced bargain bins for quite some time...
     
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    I got the anniversary one and the the original one. Just coz
     
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    More.

    A lot more.