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The 'burbs (BLU-RAY)




HE S A MAN OF PEACE IN A SAVAGE LAND... SUBURBIA. The films of director Joe Dante have taken us to some strange places a mysterious Chinatown antique store in Gremlins; a secluded resort populated by werewolves in The Howling; even deep inside the human body in Innerspace. But now he takes us to the strangest place of all surburbia! Family man Ray Peterson (Tom Hanks) is looking forward to a week of putting his feet up at home in the quiet, leafy cul-de-sac of Mayfield Place. But his plans are scuppered by the arrival of new next-door neighbours, The Klopeks, whose behaviour and habits are more than just a little kooky. But things go from kooky to downright sinister when local old boy Walter disappears, leading Ray and his buddies to suspect their new neighbours of killing and eating him! Sure, the Klopeks are a strange bunch what with their digging up the backyard in the middle of the night but they re not devil-worshipping cannibal killers... are they? If you re looking for a knowing slice of tongue-in-cheek terror then look no further than The Burbs. A standout horror comedy from a director who has given us more than his fair share of fun frighteners, The Burbs assembles a superb cast including Tom Hanks, Bruce Dern, Carrie Fisher and Corey Feldman in a tall tale of small-town terror. You ll never look at those eccentric neighbours in the same way again! SPECIAL EDITION CONTENTS: High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation of the Theatrical cut, newly-restored from the original film elementsOriginal uncompressed 2.0 Stereo PCM AudioIsolated Music and Effects SoundtrackOptional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearingNew audio commentary with writer Dana Olsen, moderated by author Calum WaddellThere Goes the Neighbourhood: The Making of The Burbs - A new feature-length documentary including interviews with Dante, actors Corey Feldman, Courtney Gains and Wendy Schaal, director of photography Robert M. Stevens and production designer James H. SpencerThe original Workprint cut of the film transferred from Director Joe Dante s personal copy, on home video for the very first time - includes deleted and alternate scenes! A Tale of Two Burbs Video featurette comparing the differences between the Workprint and Theatrical cuts of the film, with optional audio commentary from DanteAlternate ending, presented in HD for the very first timeOriginal Theatrical Trailer in HDReversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Graham Humphreys

Running Time: 97 minutes
Region: Region B/2 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.)

Release Date: 15 Sept. 2014

Product Details

Number of Discs1
ActorsTom Hanks|Bruce Dern|Carrie Fisher|Corey Feldman
DirectorsJoe Dante
Run Time97 minutes