Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $7.45 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Price Clock Add to Cart
$100.99  & FREE Shipping. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

The Shield: Complete Series (2009)

Michael Chiklis , Catherine Dent , Bill Gierhart , Brad Anderson  |  Unrated |  DVD
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)

List Price: $159.99
Price: $88.88 & FREE Shipping. Details
You Save: $71.11 (44%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
Only 11 left in stock.
Sold by Outlet Promotions and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Thursday, Sept. 18? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
DVD 29-Disc Version $29.99  
  29-Disc Version $88.88  
Save on Top Movies $4.99 or Less
Save on top movies $4.99 or less in our featured deals and new releases store. Shop now

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

The Shield: Complete Series + Rescue Me: The Complete Series
Price for both: $128.28

One of these items ships sooner than the other.

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product Details

  • Actors: Michael Chiklis, Catherine Dent, Walton Goggins, Michael Jace, Jay Karnes
  • Directors: Bill Gierhart, Brad Anderson, Clark Johnson, Craig Brewer, D.J. Caruso
  • Format: Box set, Closed-captioned, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: English, French, Korean, Spanish
  • Dubbed: Spanish
  • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
  • Region: Region 1 encoding (US and Canada only)
    PLEASE NOTE:
    Some Region 1 DVDs may contain Regional Coding Enhancement (RCE). Some, but not all, of our international customers have had problems playing these enhanced discs on what are called "region-free" DVD players. For more information on RCE, click .
  • Aspect Ratio: 1.77:1
  • Number of discs: 29
  • Rated: Unrated
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: November 3, 2009
  • Run Time: 4188 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (208 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B002M2T1UO
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #115,854 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Shield: Complete Series" on IMDb

Special Features

Rampart
Delivering the Baby: Making of Episode 511
Cast and Crew Commentaries
The Barn
Behind The Shield
Deleted Scenes
712-2 Searching For Shane
Casting Tapes
Two Directors
Audio Commentaries
Full Circle: Franke Potente
Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary
"Under the Skin" Behind the Scenes
Last Call: The Final Episode
Nobody Expects to Lose, Nobody Expects to Die: The Shield's Final Season
Saturn’s Sons
Audio Commentary on select episodes
"Breaking Episode #315" Making-of Documentary
Married...with Children Season 5 " Weenie Tot Lovers and Other Strangers Minisode"
The Jeffersons Season 1 "Lionel Cries Uncle" Minisode

Editorial Reviews

Controversial, compelling and critically acclaimed, THE SHIELD reinvented the police genre and gave us one of the greatest antiheroes in television history. Vic Mackey, a corrupt cop, runs hie elite Strike Team under his own set of rules, bringing conflict to not only the streets of Los Angeles, but also within his precinct. THE SHIELD showcases acting, directing and writing of the highest caliber.

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
101 of 105 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Dark, gritty, and powerful March 3, 2010
Format:DVD
I recently finished all 7 seasons of The Shield. This series has to be in my top 5 TV series of all time.

The show is very character driven. Each one usually has a typical "cop show" subplot, but the broad arcs are about the characters. Make no mistake, this is a very dark show. I would find my moods affected by watching it often times. I like how "real" the characters are. Even the moral centers of the show do bad things and have human failings. In my view a large part of the series is a meditation on morality. Vic Mackey does some horrible things but is also in many ways a good and sometimes even heroic character. It embraces the shades of gray that real people are made up of.

If you have any attraction to action dramas then watch this show. After the first episode you will know if you like it or not. As a testament to how much I liked the series, after I finished it I went online and watched the videos F/X hosted of conversations with the cast and creator. That's not something I ever do.

It's also very unusual for a series to remain strong over such a long run. That's especially the case when it is a coherent story and not an episodic show like a comedy. Five out of five stars. I would give six if I could.
Was this review helpful to you?
80 of 92 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Hate the packaging, love the series November 3, 2009
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
I am a fan of The Shield and I am guessing that you are at least familiar with it or you wouldn't be looking at the box set. Since you are here to decide to buy the box set or not, I want to warn you that they have created something that looks like a picture book which has the discs squeezed between the pages. The problem is that every time you take a disc out or put it in, the disc is scraping across the surface of the cardboard pages in which it is sandwiched. The book is nice looking so I did give it 3 stars for that reason and of course the series itself is as the other reviewers have mentioned well worth your time if you like the cop genre. If this is the only DVD series you own, it would look nice on your coffee table, but if you have a DVD case it is awkward because of the shape and size of the box. I suppose they create these cardboard box set holders to save money or to get you to buy the series in the boxes that you get with individual seasons. I had the same problem with the complete series of the Wire. I will probably have to take the DVD's out of the box set sleeves and put them in conventional plastic DVD cases to protect the DVD's which is an additional expense to consider if you are buying this set to save money. It would be nice if the manufacturers offered alternative (conventional) packaging as an option without forcing you to buy the series one season at at time for double the price of the box set.
Was this review helpful to you?
28 of 31 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Cool format although removing the dics can be a challenge September 10, 2010
By Jones N
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Length: 0:53 Mins
Just wanted to make a quick video to show what it looks like.

Rated it 4 stars because of the way the discs are a little difficult to remove in the dvd book, but the series is 5 stars and the best show I've ever watched.

All episodes are widescreen which is different than if you bought them separately which has it in full screen, which will take me getting used to.

Although a little tricky to remove from the sleeve, each disc is protected by the white insert, so its not as prone to scratching as the other reviews said when there was no protection for the disc.

If you don't mind every episode in widescreen then it is worth it to buy this complete series booklet since they fixed the disc scratching problem for the most part.
Was this review helpful to you?
17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Awesome show, packaging issues fixed June 21, 2010
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Before I review the Shiled itself, I want to let everyone interested in the show know that the packaging issues involving scratched discs has been addressed. The book like format is the same, but the packaging now contains slip covers for each disc of the show. This prevents the discs from getting scratched, and provides further and better cover to each disc. Be warned though, if not careful in pulling out the discs with the slip, scratching may still occur. Otherwise, the pacackaging is pretty cool, with pictures, and references to the entirety of the show. For those a fan of the show, its a pretty nice rememberance, for those new, it provides several clues with relatively minor spoilers.

As to the show, to call it one of the finest cop dramas is a bit limiting. It is just one of the finest shows. The acting is top notch, with you often losing the feeling your watching actors, and truly feeling like your watching a documentary. The writing is just as good. In fact, the use of the book style in packaging is the perfect example of the show: its like a novel. Each season bleeds into the next, with story elements of the first season being relevant all the way until the final season, with many story lines in between crossing between seasons. The show packs an intensity as well as emotional punch that is simply superb, with the right amount of humor and angst anyone could require of any show.

The show is violent and foul, so those looking for a sitcom probably won't find a lot to like. But the use of violence and foul language helps the realism of the show, and necessary as judging Vic Mackey as a good guy or bad guy wouldn't be so morally grey without both.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars I did a video unboxing of the box set for ...
I did a video unboxing of the box set for anyone who is interested. Sorry, is a little wordy at the start of it.

http://youtu.be/jZM2Olc7-aU
Published 5 days ago by strutter051085
4.0 out of 5 stars Halt ! Police ! It's the Strike Team ! RUN AND HIDE !
I saw quite a bit of this series a while ago on FX. There was a lot I had not seen. I only gave it a 4 star. It was filmed as a "jump" camera shot. Read more
Published 8 days ago by Robert Connor
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Fantastic series
Published 8 days ago by Rob Ashley
5.0 out of 5 stars This is a great crime drama show
This is a great crime drama show, with as solid cast and solid story lines, all for one , and all for none, as
the strike teams does what it does best while trying to keep... Read more
Published 9 days ago by Ed_B
5.0 out of 5 stars Shield DVD Collection
Great product, totally satisfied!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Published 10 days ago by Carl D. Daniels
3.0 out of 5 stars Good Luck Everybody!!!
No wonder why this was so cheap. It is just that cheap. All the DVDs were stacked on top of each other and i swear the audio sucks A**. Read more
Published 22 days ago by Jimmy J. Olivas
5.0 out of 5 stars Best TV show ever!
Great TV series. the only con is that the 7 season dont have spanish subtitles.
Published 22 days ago by Carlos Lopez
4.0 out of 5 stars 5 star series
One of the best shows ever produced. I agree the packaging is less than what it should be but for the price, nothing beats having this series to watch any time.
Published 23 days ago by tamedtrouble
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
recommended to everyone awesome show
Published 23 days ago by katherine
5.0 out of 5 stars Smart (and smartass) dialog
Wow. Just wow.

This series grabs you by the throat in the first episode and doesn't let go until the last minute of the final episode. Read more
Published 25 days ago by Zorro
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought


Forums

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Topic From this Discussion
Why buy if you already have all the individual box sets?
That issue has been fixed by Sony; all DVDs come in paper sleeves now. Kinda prefer my slimline dvd cases that hold two discs from the individual box sets.
May 5, 2010 by Bootleg Zani |  See all 8 posts
The Shield series - and subtitles
Season 7 has no subtitles. I just discovered this after watching the first 6 seasons.
May 5, 2010 by Guilherme |  See all 23 posts
Sorry, no Blu-ray for "The Shield"
16mm film is definitely fine for Blu-Ray transfer. You WOULD notice the difference.

It might not be very flattering, though -- often shows that were shot on 16mm or DV had production design that matched the medium. A show like scrubs or buffy for example, those sets would not hold up in HD.
Dec 14, 2009 by penvzila |  See all 6 posts
Why buy if you already have all the individual box sets? Be the first to reply
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 




Look for Similar Items by Category

Outlet Promotions Privacy Statement Outlet Promotions Shipping Information Outlet Promotions Returns & Exchanges