The Hobbit Blu-Ray with Bilbo minifig will NOT be available in the UK

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The Hobbit - An Unexpected Journey Blu-Ray with Bilbo Baggins Minifigure

The Hobbit is now out on DVD and Blu-Ray in the UK, but unfortunately we've had it confirmed by Warner that there are no plans to release it with exclusive Bilbo Baggins minifig here.

That probably goes for everywhere else outside USA, too, but if you know differently, let us know.

(Thanks to deepdalelegend in the forum for the bad news)

15 comments on this article

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By in United Kingdom,

That is a bit frustrating, but entirely unsurprising. If any US members are willing to send a Minifigure over here to the UK, please contact me.

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By in United Kingdom,

And with only two on bricklink, these are going to skyrocket in price.

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By in Netherlands,

That is what I was afraid of. Glad I got one for a decent price when I had the chance.

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By in United States,

That's to bad for you guys, maybe you can find some people in the US to shio 'em to you?
I have a feeling that I should go buy some…

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By in United Kingdom,

They were available at Target in Canada as I picked one up about $28 before tax though.

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By in United States,

Step 1: Support Swapfig on Kickstarter and buy up Bilbo Baggins figures in the U.S.
Step 2: ?
Step 3: Profit

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By in Australia,

Big W have the exclusive on it in Australia

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By in United States,

I'll check my local Target, but at $30 before tax this isn't going to be a cheap figure.

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By in United States,

I got it when it was first released for the $22. It is still unopened. I wanted to wait to get the extended version anyway, but it almost seems easier to buy it now and buy the BD again later since this figure won't be cheap in the aftermarket. It isn't that special of a variant, but it is still pretty cool.

Hopefully everyone will get what they need/want.

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By in United Kingdom,

If anyone in the UK is looking to get a Bilbo Minifigure, contact me. On the forum we are working out a deal to have quite a few Minifigures sent to me, which I can then distribute to people in the UK on the list. That way we save on postage and the person sending them from the US can sell them at a slightly less expensive price to us.

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By in United States,

Sorry for the bad news for our friends across the pond :( I'll see if I can find anymore art my local target and let CapnRex know...

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By in United Kingdom,

Does anyone know if i import one of these if the blu ray will play in the UK? There are loads on eBay.com but i couldnt find it listed on the target website anymore. Cheapest with international shipping worked out about £40 though but that's a lot to pay if the movie is no use.

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By in United States,

I saw a still from The Desolation of Smaug that looks similar to this outfit.

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By in Germany,

Roughly £30 on Amazon US, without shipping :-(
That Minifig was the only reason I was going to buy the Bluray, so instead I'm going to wait for a proper Trilogy Boxset.

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By in Australia,

Big W in Australia is *choke* $39 for the Blu ray pack. When you realise the USA Blu ray (with better packaging and no big obtrusive rating logo)is $25. So we are paying the 'privilege' of (after conversion) about $18.19 more in Oz over the USA for a Chinese quality minifig. I'll skip. The more we crap we buy like this, the more they fleece us for 'exclusives'.

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