HEAVY METAL AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME ON 4K ULTRA HD APRIL 19

THE ANIMATED SCI-FI CLASSIC LIKE YOU’VE NEVER SEEN OR HEARD IT BEFORE

FEATURING AN ALL-NEW SOUNDSCAPE, SUPERVISED BY PRODUCER IVAN REITMAN

AVAILABLE FOR THE FIRST TIME
ON 4K ULTRA HD™ APRIL 19

Based on the fantastical illustrated magazine HEAVY METAL, producer Ivan Reitman enlists the help of some of Hollywood’s animation masters to create the otherworldly tale of a glowing green orb from outer space that spreads destruction throughout the galaxy. Only when encountered by its one true enemy, to whom it is inexplicably drawn, will goodness prevail throughout the universe. Richly and lavishly drawn, the vignettes of the orb’s dark victories include the character voices of John Candy, Harold Ramis and a pounding soundtrack by Black Sabbath, Blue Oyster Cult, Cheap Trick, Devo, Donald Fagen, Don Felder, Grand Funk Railroad, Sammy Hagar, Journey, Nazareth, Stevie Nicks, Riggs, and Trust. Highly imaginative and full of surprising special effects, HEAVY METAL set the standard for alternative contemporary animation. An intoxicating experience not to be missed!

DISC DETAILS & BONUS MATERIALS


HEAVY METAL 4K ULTRA HD DISC

  • Feature presented in 4K resolution with Dolby Vision, reviewed and approved by Ivan Reitman
  • New 2022 Dolby Atmos soundtrack – a brand-new immersive experience utilizing enhanced sound effects and much more, supervised by producer Ivan Reitman!
  • Also includes the 2022 mix in 5.1, and the original 1981 theatrical Dolby Stereo audio
  • Special Feature:
    • NEW: Heavy Metal: A Look Back – an all-new retrospective featuring reflections from producer Ivan Reitman, famous fans Kevin Smith, Norman Reedus, and more!

HEAVY METAL BLU-RAY DISC™

  • Feature presented in High Definition with 5.1 audio
  • Special Features:
    • Original Feature-Length Rough Cut with Optional Commentary by Carl Macek
    • Imagining Heavy Metal Documentary
    • Deleted Scene
    • Alternate Framing Story with Commentary

HEAVY METAL 2000 BLU-RAY DISC™

  • Feature presented in High Definition (newly remastered), with 5.1 audio
  • Special Features:
    • Julie Strain: Super Goddess
    • Voice Talent
    • Animation Tests
    • Animatic Comparisons


HEAVY METAL CREDITS


Directed By: Gerald Potterton
Produced by: Ivan Reitman
Screenplay by: Dan Goldberg & Len Blum
Based on Original Art and Stories by: Richard Corben, Angus McKie, Dan O’Bannon, Thomas Warkentin and Bernie Wrightson
Executive Producers: Leonard Mogel

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