Someone Bought This: No Holds Barred on every home video format!

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Crapper Rachel Schaeffer submitted this to The WrestleCrap Facebook page and wrote:

Hey RD and Blade! How’s THIS for Someone Bought This?

This is my favorite movie of all time and now I officially own EVERY US RELEASE of this movie.

From Left to Right:

VHS, Blu-Ray, Laserdisc, DVD, and Beta.

The Beta has mold sadly, so I’m still on the hunt for another. Someone was supposed to see if they can clean this tape for me, but I haven’t heard from him.

Supposedly, there are only a HANDFUL of Beta copies made and mostly for rental. Most experts I know have never even HEARD of an actual Beta release, much less have seen it.

I wish Wrestlecrap Radio was still around. This would be an AWESOME subject! An actual FAN of No Holds Barred! lmao

BTW, it’s also on Netflix now for those of you who haven’t seen it….

Wow! That’s quite an impressive collection!

But wait… no Super 8 version?!

Rachel responds: “To answer your question, there was no Video8 version though the tape was released by RCA Columbia who were one of the labels that did put them out. At least not that I’ve seen which is surprising considering that they were owned by Sony which tried to make the push to get everyone to buy a Video8 player. They released Popcorn on there, but not No Holds Barred.

Also, a bit of an update: I WAS able to get the Beta copy restored and now it’s in working order. Just some surface mold that I found someone to clean professionally, so this copy has been saved.”

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19 Responses to "Someone Bought This: No Holds Barred on every home video format!"
  1. Mister Forth says:

    Does the mold smell, & WHAT’S THAT SMELL like.

    • John Silva says:

      It doesn’t smell fortunately for me.

      But, if it’s a dookie smell you want, I can send you a pair of my grandfather’s underpants….

  2. John C says:

    I wish there had been a version for the View Master with a sound reel. Zeus for H.O.F. ’15.

    • Darryl Stewart says:

      You might have to wait until he gets out of jail first, according to wiki:

      “On August 31, 2012, Lister agreed to plead guilty to conspiring to commit mortgage fraud, in a scheme that led to $3.8 million in losses. He was charged with fraudulently buying homes in order to withdraw $1.1 million in home equity loans.”

  3. The Doctor of Style says:

    It’s impossible to pick a worst (or best/worst) Someone Bought This, but John Silva, I think you can proudly stand alongside RD & Blade (buyers of the Katie Vick outfit) at the top (or bottom?) of the wrestling collectibles pile!

    Now all you need to do is see if you can buy the DVD in other region codes. But it might be dangerous of me to suggest such a thing. Your display stand can only take so much wrestlecrap before collapsing.

  4. AdamX says:

    First one to make it through all of them without breaking all their devices earns my respect.

    • John Silva says:

      Technically I can’t since the Beta’s moldy, so I can’t play that one or I’ll damage the Beta head.

      But, I can on everything else.

      Oh, and I ALSO have the ORIGINAL PPV as well on DVD.

      RD and Blade, WHERE is the induction for that?

      All the shameless Royal Rumble plugs when Vince was trying to cut the cable companies out should be worthy of induction alone…..

  5. TMS says:

    Now you can watch a horrible movie in standard and high definition!

  6. W.M. Pump says:

    Seeing that collection makes me think of one word…

  7. E-Squared says:

    Someone must have REALLY liked that movie.

    Okay, okay, I rot. I have a few bad movies in my collection that I wasn’t too crazy about, including this.

    • John Silva says:

      I’m a big fan of 70’s exploitation, so I guess I have a love of crappy movies lol

      I guess it started here. The horror WAS right behind the wrestling section….

  8. Doc 902714 says:

    No Holds Barred was one of the greatest movies for me as a kid that I had the pleasure of watching back in 1989. That and Batman….actually no just Batman

  9. John Silva says:

    Actually, the mold is standard tape mold that would occur if someone had it in their basement for a long time in damp conditions. As for Super 8, I don’t think there ever was one. Usually only Paramount released on Video 8 that I saw. Nice to see the collection be recognized in it’s proper place lol

  10. John Silva says:

    Oh and sadly, I STILL haven’t found another copy on Beta. That’s the ONLY reason I kept it: to prove it does in fact exist. I’m in groups with Betaphiles who’s worked in video stores, professional photography, trade shows, etc, and NONE of them even knew this existed until I put the pictures up. I’m still trying to hopefully find someone who can remove the mold off the Beta for me. I know people do it for VHS, but I haven’t seen it for Beta yet…..

  11. Andy Dale says:

    Not every home video format.

    No VCD.

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