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The 1991 live-action film adaptation of “The Addams Family“ is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on November 23rd via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, starred Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christina Ricci, Jimmy Workman, Christopher Lloyd, Dan Hedaya, Elizabeth Wilson, Judith Malina, Carel Struycken, and John Franklin. The film is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year.
Tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 form of high dynamic range and will come with a lossless 5.1 surround sound mix — although yet to be specified. Stay tuned for a possible update on the sound details. The movie has been “newly remastered and restored under the supervision of director Barry Sonnenfeld” and will include both the original Theatrical Cut and an Extended Cut (a “never-before-seen “More Mamushka!” version, which expands the memorable dance number.”)
- Introduction to “More Mamushka!” version by director Barry Sonnenfeld — NEW!
- Filmmaker Focus: Barry Sonnenfeld on The Addams Family — NEW!
- Archival Featurette
Further below, after the break, you can find the full announcement regarding this upcoming 4K release of the film.
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The films “The Addams Family“ (1991) and sequel “Addams Family Values“ (1993) will both be coming to Blu-ray Disc on October 1st via Paramount. This all is in promotion for the upcoming 2019 animated film. The two films, both directed by Barry Sonnenfeld, featured a cast of Anjelica Huston, Raul Julia, Christopher Lloyd, Christina Ricci, and Jimmy Workman. It should be stated that the first film was previously released on the Blu-ray format and will just be getting new packaging. The sequel will be available on the Blu-ray format for the very first time! There also will be a “2-Movie Collection” of both films available on Blu-ray. Tech specs for the releases include 1080p video and lossless 5.1 sound.
UPDATE: Both films, “The Addams Family“ and “Addams Family Values“ on Blu-ray are available now for pre-order over at Amazon, as well as the “Addams Family: 2-Film Collection“ on Blu-ray (pictured below).
Below, after the break, you can find more information about these upcoming Blu-ray releases.