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1983 film WarGames arrives on 4K in December

The 1983 film “WarGames” is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 20th via Shout! Factory.  The film, via MGM, directed by John Badham, starred Matthew Broderick, Ally Sheedy, Dabney Coleman, John Wood, Juanin Clay, and Barry Corbin.

This movie has received a new 4K scan from the original camera negative.  The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray release have yet to be detailed but you can at least expect a 2160p video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of HDR and lossless sound mix(es).  This release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its Blu-ray Disc counterpart included.

You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy as well as over at online retailer Deep Discount.  You can also now preorder the 4K UHD Blu-ray directly via Shout! Factory‘s website, where you’ll get an exclusive poster [while supplies last].  The bonus materials set to be included with this 4K physical release are listed below.

  • Feature-Length Audio Commentary By Director John Badham And Writers Lawrence Lasker And Walter F. Parkes
  • “Loading WarGames”
  • “Inside NORAD: Cold War Fortress”
  • “Attack Of The Hackers”
  • “Tic Tac Toe: A True Story”
  • Theatrical Trailer

1987 film “Dragnet” with Dank Aykroyd and Tom Hanks on Blu-ray in October


The 1987 film adaptation of “Dragnet” starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks is coming to Blu-ray Disc (finally) in a “Collector’s Edition” on October 30th via Shout! Select (Shout! Factory). The distributor has just unveiled the release date and cover art (pictured above). UPDATE: This is now available for PRE-ORDER over at Amazon.

It’s also available for PRE-ORDER directly over at Shout! Factory. As an added bonus there, if you pre-order, you get:

 A “FREE 18″ X 24″ ROLLED POSTER featuring our brand new artwork, available while supplies last! Also get it shipped TWO WEEKS EARLY!

No word yet on tech specs aside from it being in full 1080p HD in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio, with zero mention of sound format and configuration(s). Also, no word yet on the bonus materials set to be included. Stay tuned for more updates on this title in the coming months.