Never stop fighting until the fight is done with Paramount Home Entertainments’ exemplary Blu-Ray release to celebrate The Untouchables’ 35th birthday!
The big-screen adaptation of the classic TV show ‘The Untouchables’ was released in 1987. Director Brian De Palma took the TV series and turned it into an Oscar-winning crime epic. The film itself was nominated for four Academy Awards, winning one for veteran actor Sean Connery for Best Supporting actor. Now, 35 years after it first hit movie screens, the film is being released by Paramount Home Entertainment in an all-new 4K Ultra HD version. The 4K UHD + Blu-ray Special Collector’s Edition Steelbook includes the 4K Ultra HD film. The Blu-Ray, poster, 6 art cards, and 2 business cards. All in all, the release is a great package that all fans will want to snap up.
‘The Untouchables‘ will also be available as a 4K Ultra HD 35th Anniversary Steelbook without the poster, art cards, and business cards. Both editions feature a Dolby Atmos soundtrack. And includes over an hour of legacy bonus content features in high definition. These bonus features are:
The Script, The Cast. Production Stories. Re-Inventing The Genre. The Classic.The Original “The Men” featurette. And the Theatrical Trailer.
ABOUT THE FILM
Originally released on June 3rd of 1987, ‘The Untouchables’ celebrates its 35th anniversary this year. And remains a must-see masterpiece featuring visionary filmmaking and exceptional performances from an outstanding cast. Robert De Niro as Mob Warlord Al Capone and Kevin Costner as Law Enforcer Eliot Ness are unforgettable. They lead the stars in a glorious, fierce, larger-than-life depiction of good versus evil on the streets of Prohibition-Era Chicago.
Sean Connery won his only Oscar for his portrayal of veteran officer Jimmy Malone in the blockbuster hit that was the fourth highest-grossing film of 1987. Written by David Mamet, ‘The Untouchables.’ also boasts a Grammy Award-winning score by the legendary Ennio Morricone. And features an excellent supporting cast which includes Patricia Clarkson. Andy Garcia, and Charles Martin Smith.
ORDER YOUR COPY NOW!
The Steelbook and the Special Collector’s Edition Steelbook will release on June 6th. I can honestly say that my copies of the film are already on pre-order as we speak. To me, the film remains one of the finest and best gangster films of all time. I saw it at the cinema the day it was first released. And to this day, I watch it with great regularity. Forget Sean Connery’s Scottish accented Irish cop performance, the film remains an all-time classic of the genre. And deserves a place in anyone’s collection. Order your copy NOW! And remember, “Never stop fighting until the fight is done! Here endeth the lesson!”
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Source: Paramount Home Entertainment
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