RoboCop Limited Edition Blu-ray in November

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The 1987 Paul Verhoeven directed film “RoboCop” will be getting Limited Edition box set and Steelbook Blu-ray Disc releases on November 26th via Arrow Video. The film starred Peter WellerNancy AllenDan O’HerlihyRonny Cox, Ray Wise, and Kurtwood Smith. The tech specs for the limited edition Blu-ray included 1080p video in the original 1.85:1 aspect ratio from a director-approved 4K restoration with lossless Stereo and 4.0 as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound. This release will include both the Director’s Cut and Theatrical Cut of the film. You can find the Limited Edition Blu-ray box set and the Limited Edition Steelbook Blu-ray (pictured below) both available for pre-order now over at Amazon.

The Limited Edition Blu-ray box set version will include some physical bonus materials in the form of a booklet, a reversible sleeve, six collectible postcards, and a double-sided fold-out poster (pictured below).

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Below, after the break, you can find details about this 4K restoration, the audio mixes, and finally see a full list of the bonus materials set to be included on the 2-disc set.

 

 

PART MAN, PART MACHINE, ALL COP.

RoboCop, from Orion Pictures, marked director Paul Verhoeven’s (Flesh + Blood) Hollywood debut & now the future of law enforcement is back in a definitive Blu-ray presentation packed with hours of brand new bonus features & exclusive collectible packaging.

LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS

 

  • 4K restoration of the film from the original camera negative by MGM, transferred in 2013 & approved by director Paul Verhoeven
  • Newly commissioned artwork by Paul Shipper
  • Director’s Cut & Theatrical Cut of the film on two High Definition (1080p) Blu-ray discs
  • Original lossless stereo & four-channel mixes plus DTS-HD MA 5.1 surround sound option on both cuts
  • Optional English subtitles on both cuts
  • Six collector’s postcards (Limited Edition exclusive)
  • Double-sided, fold-out poster (Limited Edition exclusive)
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original & newly commissioned artwork
  • Limited edition collector’s booklet featuring new writing on the film by Omar Ahmed, Christopher Griffiths & Henry Blyth, a 1987 Fangoria interview with Rob Bottin, & archive publicity materials (some contents exclusive to Limited Edition

 

DISC ONE DIRECTOR’S CUT

 

  • Archive commentary by director Paul Verhoeven, executive producer Jon Davison & co-writer Ed Neumeier
  • NEW commentary by film historian Paul M. Sammon
  • NEW commentary by fans Christopher Griffiths, Gary Smart & Eastwood Allen
  • The Future of Law Enforcement: Creating RoboCop, a newly filmed interview with co-writer Michael Miner
  • RoboTalk, a newly filmed conversation between co-writer Ed Neumeier & filmmakers David Birke & Nick McCarthy
  • Truth of Character, a newly filmed interview with Nancy Allen
  • Casting Old Detroit, a newly filmed interview with casting director Julie Selzer
  • Connecting the Shots, a newly filmed interview with second unit director & frequent Verhoeven collaborator Mark Goldblatt
  • Composing RoboCop, a new tribute to composer Basil Poledouris featuring film music experts Jeff Bond, Lukas Kendall, Daniel Schweiger & Robert Townson
  • RoboProps, a newly filmed tour of super-fan Julien Dumont’s collection of original props & memorabilia
  • 2012 Q&A with the Filmmakers, a panel discussion featuring Verhoeven, Davison, Neumeier, Miner, Allen, star Peter Weller & animator Phil Tippett
  • RoboCop: Creating a LegendVillains of Old Detroit & Special Effects: Then & Now, three archive featurettes from 2007 featuring interviews with cast & crew
  • Four deleted scenes
  • The Boardroom: Storyboard with Commentary by Phil Tippett
  • Director s Cut Production Footage, raw dailies from the filming of the unrated gore scenes
  • Two theatrical trailers & three TV spots
  • Extensive image galleries

 

DISC TWO THEATRICAL CUT

 

  • Archive commentary by director Paul Verhoeven, executive producer Jon Davison & co-writer Ed Neumeier
  • Two Isolated Score tracks (Composer’s Original Mix & Final Theatrical Mix) in lossless stereo
  • Edited-for-television version of the film, featuring alternate dubs, takes & edits of several scenes (95 mins, SD only)
  • Split screen comparison of Theatrical & Director’s Cuts
  • RoboCop: Edited For Television, a compilation of alternate scenes from two edited-for-television versions, newly transferred in HD from recently-unearthed 35mm elements

 

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