Monday, December 22, 2014

MGM Family Classics Make Great Stocking Stuffers

Still in need of a few stocking stuffers before the Christmas holiday?  Picking up a few home videos from MGM's library of family classic movies could just be what you are looking for.  Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, All Dogs Go to Heaven, The Pebble in the Penguin, Legally Blonde, The Princess Bride, and The Secret of Nimh are all great options for a movie night that parents can feel comfortable with their children watching and that will entertain the whole family.  Plus DVDs and BLURAYS are just the right size to slip into a stocking hanging over the fireplace for Christmas.

In celebration of MGM's 90th anniversary and to promote these movies as great holiday gift ideas, we've been provided two of A Geek Daddy's favorite childhood movies, THE PRINCESS BRIDE and THE SECRET OF NIMH, to giveaway to one luck reader.  For a chance to win this home video movie prize pack you must be a US or Canadian resident over 18 years old and enter prior to 11:59 pm EST on Sunday December 28, 2014:

UPDATE: Congrats to Wendy B from Alaska who won the MGM movie prize pack

Entry: E-mail thegeekdaddy [at] yahoo [dot] com your name and mailing address.  Email subject line should be MGM FAMILY CLASSICS.

One email will be randomly selected to determine the winner.  E-mails will only be used to contact the winner and deleted following the selection of a winner.


When the beautiful maiden Buttercup (Robin Wright) hears that her true love
Westley (Cary Elwes) is dead, she reluctantly agrees to marry the loathsome Prince
Humperdinck (Chris Sarandon). After Westley returns to rescue Buttercup, the two
begin an epic adventure filled with fencing, fighting, giants, monsters, miracles, true
love and hilarity! Featuring an all-star cast, including Mandy Patinkin, Billy Crystal
and Christopher Guest, The Princess Bride is an almost inconceivable delight from
Oscar® Nominee Rob Reiner and Oscar®-Winning screenwriter William Goldman.

Own it now by CLICKING HERE.


Get ready to meet some runaway rodents with an earth-shattering secret! Suspenseful and heartwarming, this beautifully animated odyssey stars Mrs. Brisby,
a mild-mannered mother mouse with a plan to move Heaven and Earth (or at least her house and home) to save her family from Farmer Fitzgibbon's plow! 

Along the way she gets some help from a lovelorn Crow, a busybody neighbor mouse and a fearsome Great Owl. Unfortunately, Mrs. Brisby will need an engineering miracle to hoist her home, and for that she must face a mysterious rat, fend off a ferocious cat and claim a magic amulet! But when Mrs. Brisby discovers the astounding secret of could change her life forever! This timeless tale of love, courage and determination will transport the whole family into an enchanting world where the bravest hearts live in the meekest of mice.

Own it now by CLICKING HERE.

For more information about MGM's 90th anniversary and its catalog of movie classics, visit 

DISCLAIMER:  A Geek Daddy Blog will be responsible for selecting the winner of this contest, but Fox Home Entertainment is responsible for fulfillment and delivery of the prize.  By participating in this contest you waive any liability towards A Geek Daddy Blog or its publisher that may arise from your involvement with this promotion.  If you win this prize on another blog, you will not be eligible to win again.  Winner is subject to eligibility verification. Prize will be delivered by UPS or FedEx so no P.O. Boxes are allowed as mailing addresses. A Geek Daddy Blog did not receive any financial compensation but did receive a review DVD for the blog and the prize that is being awarded to one of our readers for this contest.  A Geek Daddy Blog is hosting this contest as a benefit to our readers. The opinions in this post are my own.

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