Ultimate Jordan is a 2-DVD boxed set featuring remastered versions of the five existing Michael Jordan VHS tapes (Above & Beyond, Air Time, Come Fly with Me, Michael Jordan's Playground, and His Airness) with added bonus a... more »nd DVD-ROM features.« less
"This 20th Anniversary edition of Ultimate Jordan includes previous releases Come Fly With Me, Michael Jordan's Playground, Air Time, Above and Beyond, and His Airness: and that's just Disc 1! Tons of extras are offered on this 3 double-sided DVD collection including Jordan's greatest dunks, moves, clutch shots, and assists, a look at MJ's shoe promotions, slam dunk contest highlights, Jordan off the court, an interactive career timeline, and more. The big bonuses here are 5 complete games: (1) 1986 1st round, Game 2 playoffs versus the Boston Celtics during which Jordan scored 63 points, (2) 1990 game versus the Cleveland Cavaliers where Jordan topped his previous career high total with 69 points, (3) 1993 Finals Game 4 where Jordan dropped 55 on the Charles Barkley-led Phoenix Suns, (4) 1997 Finals Game 5 against the Utah Jazz during which Jordan suffered from the flu and still kicked [...], and (5) the 1998 Finals Game 6 versus the Jazz that was MJ's last game as a Bull. These aren't just highlights, they are the games in their entirety. The set is handsomely packaged with a booklet that includes motivational photos and quotes that would make for excellent poster material. For the astoundingly low price, this is an awesome bargain for the MJ fan."
GOTTA HAVE IT!!! FOR ANY BASKETBALL FAN!!
C. Bryant | 11/01/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is an incredible bargain. I always said that if Air Time came out on DVD, I would get it, but boy did they outdo themselves!! All these pieces show why Jordan is not just the greatest baller on earth, but also why he is an incredible individual in every aspect of life. There is truth to the statement "I wanna be like Mike!". The highlights are incredible, the sound (5.1 decoding) is breath-taking, and the features are superb....This DVD set should be worth $50 easily, yet look at the deal. As an avid player also, I must say that even if you are not a Jordan fan (at least not until you see these pieces) you will greatly appreciate this set as you get to see the mental points that made Jordan the best ever. GET IT!! YOU WONT REGRET IT!!"
The REAL review for the 20th anniversary collectors edition.
C. Bryant | Chicago | 10/16/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"All the other reviews here are for the first edition which came out about 3 years ago. This is the same as that edition which was Fan-tastic and also includes a third dvd and a bonus 1988 slam dunk content. All three dvds are double sided which makes it hard to tell what's on which disc unless you look at the table of contents in the box. Other than that it is a must have for any true nba fan because it has 5 of Jordan's top games included in their entirety. I mean it even has the intro and network theme song in the beginning. Remember when the NBA was on CBS in the mid 80s? Brings back memories of the early Bulls team battling the Pistons. The quality is excellent. They must have cleaned up some of the older games from the 1980s. The five games are the 63 pt game in Boston, 69 pt game in Cleveland, finals game against the Suns, the flu game against Utah in the 1997 finals and the final 1998 finals game. These games in itself are worth the 23.99 because they are just of unbelivable quality. It was like they played those games yesturday. There is no sign of age on the telecasts like some of those re-broadcast games on Classic Sports network. So you guys can throw away all those grainy games you recorded on VHS tapes from t.v. The 1988 slam dunk contest is also in its entirety starting from the introductions of the contestants to Jordan's post-dunk interview. I just wish it had more games like "the shot pt. 1 and 2", finals game 2 against the Lakers, and more games against the Pistons and Knicks. But maybe they are saving that for the 30th anniversary edition."
Proof that man can fly, for a little bit
Micheal Hunt | Hellbourne | 12/18/2006
(4 out of 5 stars)
"I doubht there is a single person in the entire world who doesnt know the name Michael Jordan. HE is without a doubht one of, if not, the best basketball player of all time. Jordan may not hold every record for the NBA but there is no denieing he is the best overall all round player there has ever been, weather he's taking off 15 feet away from the ring and hanging in the air deciding if he should dunk the ball, pass it off or just switch hands and lay it up to being a defensive player who can block the biggest and baddest, steal from the quickest or just smile at them and blind them with his charms, Jordan will live amongst the top 5 players of all time and forever be #1 in my book.
This DVD set is not actualy 3 discs, it's actualy 6, there are 3 double sided DVD's!
Disc 1 features all those VHS videos they brought out over the years that you have probably already seen - "Come Fly With Me", "MJ's Playground" & "Air time" then on the flip side you get "Above and Beyond" and "His Airness" which i'm not sure if I ever saw on VHS but its basicly a recap of the first 3 videos. Also on the other side you get bonus features of a few of MJ's top ten's, dunks, moves, clutch shots, assists, the greatest memories, music video trubutes, Jordans career timeline highlights, Michaels great eight and the best feature of them all, the DVD credits
on the other 2(4) discs you have full versions of Michaels greatest games. Disc 2-A is the 1986 1st round play offs vs Larrd Bird and the Celtics where his airness scored 63 points and really put himself on the map. Disc2-B is the 1990 regular season game vs. the Cavaliers where Jordan scores his career high of 69 points.
Disc 3-A has two games, the 1993 game 4 of the finals vs. Phoenix where Jordan scores 55 points & then the 1997 NBA finals vs the Jazz in game 5 where he scores 38 points. disc 3-B: Jordans final game for the Bulls in the 1998 finals in game 6 vs the jazz with Jordans last clutch shot to end a perfect career....errr, with the bulls.
There is also some DVD rom features on disc1 side b, its an interactive menu that you can choose to view MJ's career stats of regular season, playoffs & all star games. A trivia game to play on MJ, photo gallery, upper deck trading card pics, the demo version of NBA Live 2001 where you can play 1 on 1 only featuring Jordan, Kobe, Payton and a couple of others, install and play it, and also theres links to stuff.
I'm satasfied with the 6 discs, all I wouldve asked to be included would be the full versions of the slam dunk contests and the game where he nailed Mr. June against the Blazers with 3 point shot after 3 point shot.
I'd also have liked to see some of his stuff with the Wizards, but I beleive this DVD was made before 2001 when he cam eout of retirment again to help lift them, but what can you do.
I give it four and a half stars overall, itd be the perefct five if it had the above i mentioned, but hell, for the Jordan fan, this should not disapoint anyone.
I think its all in 2.0 sound, and despite whats written on some sites, there is no subtitles."
Is this the true Ultimate Jordan?
T. Herndon | 10/26/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Without doubt! You really can't ask for much more, except maybe more of his greatest games. I would've liked to have Game 2 of the 1991 Finals vs the Lakers, Game 3 in the 1992 First Round vs the Heat, Game 7 in 1992 vs the Knicks, Game 4 in 1993 vs the Cavaliers, the 1995 reg season game vs the Knicks, Game 1 of the 1997 Finals . . . the list could go much further, but that's beside the point.
This 3-disc set has Jordan's 10 best dunks, assists, moves, & clutch shots, his 8 greatest moments, his 5 greatest games in thier entirety, all of his programs from Come Fly With Me to Air Time, most of the highlights from his 1988 Slam Dunk Contest, and there's still more! There's a few more programs I haven't mentioned plus DVD-ROM content. As I stated above, the only thing that could have made this set even more incredible would be more games. However, when 5 of the games included are his 63-pointer vs Boston, 69-pointer vs Cleveland, his 55-pointer vs Phoenix in the 1993 Finals, his infamous "Flu Game", and his final game as a Bull in Game 6 of the 1998 Finals, you can be rest assured that you have the cream of the crop.
Don't even think about it. Just click the "BUY" option and enjoy."