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Game of Thrones

The Complete First Season
(DVD - 2012)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
Game of Thrones
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"Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die"--Container.
Statement of Responsibility: HBO Entertainment ; producer, Mark Huffam ; producer, Frank Doelger ; created by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; Television 360, Grok Television ; Generator Entertainment ; Bighead Littlehead
Title: Game of thrones
The complete first season
[videorecording]
Publisher: New York : HBO Home Entertainment ; Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video, c2012
Country of Producing Entity: United States Great Britain
Characteristics: 5 videodiscs (562 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 episode guide (18 cm.)
Notes: HBO Home Entertainment: 1000204065
Based on A song of ice and fire by George R.R. Martin
DVD release of episodes originally broadcast on HBO in 2011
Episode guide inserted in container
Bonus features: Making Game of thrones; character profiles (15 clips); Creating the Dothraki language; The Night's Watch; From the book to the screen; Creating the show open; Complete guide to Westeros (menu-based feature); seven audio commentaries with cast and crew
Contents: Disc 1, episode 1. Winter is coming (62 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Tim Van Patten ; producer, Joanna Burn ; Episode 2. The Kingsroad (55 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Tim Van Patten
Disc 2, episode 3. Lord Snow (57 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Brian Kirk ; Episode 4. Cripples, bastards, and broken things (56 min.) / written by Bryan Cogman ; directed by Brian Kirk
Disc 3, episode 5. The wolf and the lion (54 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Brian Kirk ; Episode 6. A golden crown (53 min.) / teleplay by Jane Espenson and David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; story by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Daniel Minahan
Disc 4, episode 7. You win or you die (58 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Daniel Minahan ; Episode 8. The pointy end (58 min.) / written by George R.R. Martin ; directed by Daniel Minahan
Disc 5, episode 9. Baelor (56 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Alan Taylor ; Episode 10. Fire and blood (53 min.) / written by David Benioff & D.B. Weiss ; directed by Alan Taylor
Credits: Director of photography, Alik Sakharov (episodes 1, 2, 9, 10), Marco Pontecorvo (episodes 3-5), Matthew Jensen (episodes 6-8) ; editor, Oral Norrie Ottey (episodes 1, 2), Frances Parker (episodes 3-5, 9, 10), Martin Nicholson (episodes 6-8) ; music, Ramin Diawadi.
Performers: Sean Bean, Mark Addy, Nikolai Coster-Waldau, Michelle Fairley, Lena Headey, Emilia Clarke, Iain Glen, Jack Gleeson, Alfie Allen, Aiden Gillen, Kit Harington, Peter Dinklage, Harry Lloyd, Sophie Turner, Maisie Williams, Richard Madden, Isaac Hempstead Wright, Rory McCann.
Summary: "Set in a world where summers span decades and winters can last a lifetime. From the scheming south and the savage eastern lands, to the frozen north and ancient Wall that protects the realm from the mysterious darkness beyond, the powerful families of the Seven Kingdoms are locked in a battle for the Iron Throne. This is a story of duplicity and treachery, nobility and honor, conquest, and triumph. In the Game of Thrones, you either win or you die"--Container.
Audience: Rating TV-MA
System Details: DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French) and 2.0 stereo. surround (Spanish)
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French) and 2.0 stereo. surround (Spanish)
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French) and 2.0 stereo. surround (Spanish)
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround (English and French) and 2.0 stereo. surround (Spanish)
DVD
Other Language: In English, dubbed French or dubbed Spanish; with optional subtitles in English, French, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish or Thai
Closed-captioned
Awards & Distinctions: Emmy Awards, 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Main Title Design
Emmy Awards, 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Main Title Design
Emmy Awards, 2011: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Peter Dinklage); Outstanding Main Title Design
Subject Headings: Martin, George R. R. Television adaptations Kings and rulers Drama Nobility Drama Imaginary wars and battles Drama Reyes y soberanos Teatro. bidex Nobleza Teatro. bidex
Genre/Form: Television series
Television adaptations
Action and adventure television programs
Fantasy television programs
Fiction television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Television programs for the hearing impaired
Television programs-United States
Television programs-Great Britain
Topical Term: Kings and rulers
Nobility
Imaginary wars and battles
Reyes y soberanos
Nobleza
Publisher No: 1000204065
2000053919
2000053951--2000053954
4000037622
4000032523
ISBN: 9781622243075
Branch Call Number: DVD TV G
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READ the Books! So much better, and without the nudity and coarse language that concerns so many.

Oct 18, 2014
  • roystreat rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I have to congratulate the producers: a lot of thinking and money went into realizing these books, and it shows: the costumes, sets and decor are magnificent.

Deliberately paced, even ponderous, GoT takes itself VERY seriously; expect lots of sententious declamations. Power through the first episode, where the scenery and sets do all the work and the actors (with a couple of exceptions) are like so many blanks. It really does improve, but let's face it, this is a bleak world.

One of the most entertaining escapist dramas I have ever seen. Finally a series for adults. Great books like Jurassic park were totally ruined for adults when they made that movie for children.

Jc1, have you even read the books? I have yet to see the show (am looking forward to it), but the books are full of profanity, sex and violence. I happened to like them enormously and strongly recommend reading the books, but don't think that HBO is taking an otherwise tame story and spicing it up; these books were extremely crude and violent and not intended for kids or others with a tender disposition.

Lots of sex (rough, animalistic, and also erotic) and full nudity. Even age 18 seems too young. I say age 21 minimum.

It is unfortunate that this series is so much in demand, and you can only check out the DVDs for one week. It's summer, and who wants to sit inside powering through a full season in one week?!? I'd rather go out and find my OWN adventures! I got through 4 episodes of season one, then had to return the DVD. I am now #114 on a list waiting for 17 copies. I guess I'd better cancel my hold for season two. Sigh. ^ _ ^

Jul 14, 2014
  • Ron@Ottawa rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

HBO has found another winning formula in this TV series. Season One is a 5-disc set, providing you with some 10 hours of viewing. Plenty of characters (to the point it could be confusing), strong character development, sex (of all nature) and nudity, plenty of violence and gore (lots of beheading), spectacular scenery and settings, and a very complex and engaging plot all make this series a very entertaining one for the adult audience. So if you have 10 hours to kill, this disc set will do it for you and keep you entertained throughout.

i dont understand where all his hatred for frontal nudity comes from. i mean i could be wrong but u guys are guys right? I understand the sex is not in the book and blah blah blah but for god sakes grow a pair its just tits and ass.
I for one am a fan of the nudity the gore and the violence so dont listen to these nerds, just watch it with both eyes open and enjoy!

Jun 26, 2014
  • Delta rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great series on DVD but the books are even better! The books are much deeper in detail. Read the Books then watch the DVDs for full enjoyment of both. :)

May 22, 2014
  • cat_moda rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Game of Thrones Season One was good. The first season introduces the story and characters; it sets everything up for the following seasons. It slows down at some parts, but overall I enjoyed it and was hooked from episode one. Sean Bean, Kit Harington and Peter Dinklage are brilliant. Believe the hype - Game of Thrones is awesome!!

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Aug 16, 2014
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Jun 25, 2013
  • rose_friedman rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

There are seven kingdoms. The king that rules them all is King Robert Baratheon, but things are not as they seem at King's Landing. While the game of thrones is played subtly in Westeros, a new competitor emerges over the Narrow Sea. What will destroy them: the oncoming attack or the in-fighting and secrets behind the castle walls?

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Frightening or Intense Scenes: People die, there is battles, there are very gruesome deaths....

Sexual Content: A LOT! this is HBO. A lot of nudity.

Violence: Very full of gore, severed heads etc.

Coarse Language: A lot of this

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Feb 26, 2014
  • Monolith rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

King Robert Barathean (to Eddard 'Ned' Stark): "...I'm simply asking you to run my kingdom while I eat, drink, and whore myself into an early grave."

Jul 01, 2013
  • jimg2000 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Cersei Lannister: You should have taken the realm for yourself. Jaime told me about the day King's Landing fell. He was sitting on the Iron Throne and you made him give it up. All you needed to do was climb those steps yourself. Such a sad mistake.

Eddard Stark: I've made many mistakes in my life, but that wasn't one of them.

Cersei Lannister: Oh but it was. When you play the game of thrones you win, or you die. There is no middle ground.

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"Stick 'em with the pointy end."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"Winter is coming."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"We have our differences, Jaime and I. He's braver; I'm better looking."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"War was easier than daughters."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"What kind of accent is that?" "Foreign."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"I like living."

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"I'm a girl!"

Jun 08, 2013
  • britprincess1 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

"A Lannister always pays his debts."

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