THE TRANSFORMERS –THE MOVIE 30th ANNIVERSARY EDITION
Special Two-Disc Blu-ray™ and DVD Arrive in Stores Everywhere
September 13, 2016 From Shout! Factory
Good grief, has it really been thirty years since The Transformers – The Movie came out? I still have vivid memories of watching this for the first time in the theater, crying, laughing, cheering, and practically getting up in the aisle and dancing (have I mentioned how much I love the soundtrack?). If you’ve ever wondered why I feel personally betrayed by the Michael Bay Transformers films, it’s because what I really wanted out of those was a live-action version of this movie.
Now longtime fans can rejoice, because this September Shout! Factory is releasing a newly remastered copy of the film in both DVD and Blu-Ray, with lots of fun extras. Click the jump for the full press release on this 30th Anniversary Edition.
The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE has captured a special place in the hearts of millions and has been a staple in the pop culture zeitgeist since 1986. Featuring memorable characters – the heroic AUTOBOTS, villainous DECEPTICONS and UNICRON – thrilling action and a heartfelt storyline, The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE is a cultural touchstone that spans generations. Beloved by legions of fans, this full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final voice acting role, plus an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker.
On September 13, 2016, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, celebrates the 30th anniversary of this iconic movie with three new home entertainment releases.
The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook (2-Blu-ray™ set + Digital Copy) comes with a highly collectible Steelbook packaging that features striking key art, all-new HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full frame on 2 Blu-rays™, immersive bonus content including brand-new featurettes, plus a digital copy of the movie.
The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition Two-Disc Blu-ray™ set includes all-new HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full frame, new bonus material and a digital copy of the movie.
The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition DVD features the newly remastered movie in widescreen, new bonus material and a digital copy of the movie.
The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook
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The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Two-disc Blu-ray™ set and DVD
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The TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition
Featuring the newly remastered movie from a new 4K transfer of original film elements
Special Bonus Content (Limited Edition Steelbook, Blu-ray™ and DVD):
- ‘Til All Are One – A brand-new, comprehensive documentary looking back at TRANSFORMERS: The Movie with members of the cast and crew, including story consultant Flint Dille, cast members Gregg Berger, Neil Ross, Dan Gilvezan, singer/songwriter Stan Bush, composer Vince Dicola and others!
- Audio Commentary with Director Nelson Shin, story consultant Flint Dille and star Susan Blu
- Animated Storyboards
- Trailers and TV Spots
The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil forces of MEGATRON and the DECEPTICONS. Unknown to both sides, a menacing force is heading their way – UNICRON. The only hope of stopping UNICRON lies within the Matrix of Leadership and the AUTOBOT who can rise up and use its power to light their darkest hour. Will the AUTOBOTS be able to save their native planet from destruction or will the DECEPTICONS reign supreme?
TRANSFORMERS – THE MOVIE is co-produced and directed by Nelson Shin; produced by Joe Bacal and Tom Griffin; supervising producer, Jay Bacal; executive producers, Margaret Loesch and Lee Gunther; music score by Vince Dicola and Ed Fruge.