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Aug 12, 2005 09:44 PM

Anyone know where I can get a copy of "Tampopo" DVD?!

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It's out of print and tough to find. I suppose I can try eBay, but if anyone knows of a website that sells this sort of thing (I'd take it secondhand if I had to), would love to hear of it Amazon used is asking $70... new is up to $150!!! I was hoping to get it for a lot less than that.

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  1. I've used these guys twice for some hard to find DVD's. They partner with small video stores for stock. The link says you can get a copy new or used for under $18. Have you tried them yet?


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    1. re: rworange

      Nope, will check them out. Thanks!

    2. Hey Chris, you can come over to my house, it is in my rental queue at Netflix, I'll just bump it up in the queue. ;-)


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      1. re: Chino Wayne

        Nah- hubby wants to own it. Thanks though!

        1. re: Chris VR

          The excellent video catalogue Facets ( ) says it's no longer available. I'd try begging Netflix or your local video store to sell it to you used....or perhaps used on Amazon . . .

        1. re: WLA

          Good suggestion, DOH!

          $19.99 "BUY IT NOW" price, a couple up with $9.99 starting price.


          1. re: Gary Soup

            Yeah but I don't want a bootleg and the cheap ones look like that's what they are. There seem to be legit versions selling on ebay for $40 or so. I was hoping to find a source that had it for less, but I'm not having any luck.

        2. I asked one of my friends (who is married to a Japanese) to look for Tampopo when he went to Japan last month. He looked, could not find a copy but found out that it will be re-relesed at the end of september. I've googled, and found sellers taking orders at and


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          1. re: W. Meijer

            Ooo, thanks! Hubby will be thrilled to hear it!

            1. re: Chris VR

              Well hubby says this is no good for us- Region 2 DVDs are not playable on most US DVD players. Ah well, the search continues...

              1. re: Chris VR

                You can hack many new machines.

                If you have a Mac you can switch between regions up to five times I believe before it looks. We have one of the laptops set to Region 2 and watch them when we fly!