Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit; A Budget Friendly Father’s Day Gift Idea

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Father’s Day is this coming weekend. (Where has this year gone??) One of the hardest things for me is finding the perfect gift for my husband. He swears that he is the easiest person to buy for but that is hog wash. He is the type of person that buys things he wants when he wants them so when special occasions come around the gift giver; ie. ME, is lost for ideas. My husband loves to buy DVD‘s and CD’s as soon as they are out. It is a obsession passion of his. This year since we are on a budget and he hasn’t been buying as many DVD’s and CD’s I am going to surprise him with the best Father’s Day gift.

My husband loves a good action movie. Honestly so do I! (Who can resist Chris Pine, Kevin Costner, or Jason Statham??) Sadly there are lots of action movies that hit the big screen that we both wanted to see but the price of going to the movies is just too high. It literally cost $50 to go to the movies. That to me is insane. Thankfully movies are coming out on DVD and Blue Ray faster then ever.

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit


One of the movies hubby has been wanting to see is Jack Ryan: Shadow Recuit. The movie is based off of a character created by Tom Clancy, who happens to be one of my husband’s favorite authors. I think what drew my husband to the movie was not only the action but the fact that the movie is going back to the origin of the character. I happened to love the fact that it is directed by Kenneth Branagh who is one of my favorite actors. (You may remember him in Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets as Professor Gilderoy Lockhart.) The main actor in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recuit is Chris Pine. Chris has been an actor for a while. He is best known for playing a young James T. Kirk in the 2009 Star Trek movie but personally I first saw him in The Princess Diaries 2. However, it wasn’t until I saw him in This Means War with Reese Witherspoon and Tom Hardy that I started really liking him. (BTW, if you haven’t seen that movie, you really should. :))

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recuit hits store shelves tomorrow! Which is awesome BUT Walmart makes it even a better bang for your buck!! The Walmart Exclusive DVD pack includes both Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and The Italian Job for $19.96!! And for the record the Italian Job is a great movie too featuring Mark Wahlberg, Charlize Theron, Edward Norton, Seth Green, Jason Statham, Mos Def, and Donald Sutherland. Could it get any better then this….YES it can!!!

Get The Walmart Exclusive DVD pack of Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit and The Italian Job for $12.96
and get $15 off sports tickets at Ticketmaster (Offer Tuesday, 6/10 – Saturday, 6/14 ONLY). 

Gift Cards

A selection of gift cards in a store in New York on Wednesday, November 2, 2011. (© Richard B. Levine)

So what can you do with the money you are saving on this great Jack Ryan DVD deal?? Buy gift cards of course!! While you are at Walmart picking up the Jack Ryan combo pack you can grab a few of your husband’s favorite store gift cards. Since we have 4 kids they each like to give their “own” gift. So to add to the homemade gift from school they each pick a gift card. 2 of them usually pick the store hubby buys his CD’s from and the other 2 pick a restaurant. All together we spend about $50 which is not only budget friendly but makes everyone happy!!

Don’t forget the Jack Ryan Walmart Exclusive DVD pack sale is only good Tuesday 6/10 -Sunday 6/14 so don’t  miss it!!

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  1. I really don’t think there is such of a thing as an easy purchase for a Dad or any man for that matter… But for sure we can get a few things within our budget. 🙂
    And they have it so easy when it comes to buying us something right.

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