The film “48 Hrs.” (1982) and its sequel “Another 48 Hrs.” (1990) are both coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on December 6th via Paramount Home Entertainment, according to retailers. “48 Hrs.” and “Another 48 Hrs.” were both directed by Walter Hill, and starred Eddie Murphy and Nick Nolte. Also, a “48 Hrs. 2-Movie Collection” (pictured above) with both films will be coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on the same day, December 6th.
These transfers for each film were approved by the director Walter Hill. The tech specs for the releases include 2160p video presentations in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range. It’s likely that both films will receive Dolby TrueHD 5.1 lossless sound mixes, although it has not been confirmed. All of these releases will come in the form of a “combo pack” with the Blu-ray Disc counterpart(s) included along with a digital copy (code) for each film. Bonus materials for the films have not yet been detailed but should be identical to the previous Paramount Presents Blu-ray releases.
You can find “48 Hrs.” and “Another 48 Hrs.”, along with the “48 Hrs. 2-Movie Collection”, available for preorder over at retailer Best Buy.
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The 2005 remake of the film “The Longest Yard“ starring Adam Sandler will be making its debut to the Blu-ray Disc format on September 21st via Paramount Home Entertainment. The film, directed by Peter Segal, co-starred Chris Rock, Nelly, Michael Irvin, Terry Crews, Tracy Morgan, Kevin Nash, Bill Goldberg, David Patrick Kelly, William Fichtner, and the late Burt Reynolds.
As mentioned, this will be the very first time this film has been available in Blu-ray format. The tech specs for the release include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. You can now find the Blu-ray listed for preorder over at Amazon. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
- First Down and Twenty-Five to Life
- The Care & Feeding of Pro Athletes
- Lights, Camera, Touchdown!
- Extra Points with Commentary by Peter Segal
- Deleted Scenes with Optional Commentary by Peter Segal
- Music Video: “Errtime” by Nelly
- Here Comes the Boom
- Fumbles and Stumbles
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The 1982 film “48 Hrs.” starring Nick Nolte and Eddie Murphy is officially getting a new remastered Blu-ray Disc release from Paramount Presents on July 6th. This release will be spine #19 in the series. The film, directed by Walter Hill, co-starred Annette O’Toole, Frank McRae, James Remar, David Patrick Kelly, and Jonathan Banks. This movie has received a new 4K restoration. The tech specs for the release have not yet been detailed but you can very likely expect a 1080p HD presentation with lossless 5.1 surround sound. The release will come with a digital copy of the film.
UPDATE: You can now find the Paramount Presents Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon.
There will be a fold-out poster with this Paramount Presents Blu-ray, as a part of the slipcover. The bonus materials set to be included with the release are listed below.
- NEW Filmmaker Focus: Director Walter Hill on 48 HRS.
- Theatrical Trailer
- Space Kid — original 1966 animated short, which makes an appearance in the film