The 1986 Oliver Stone film “Platoon” in a Limited Edition Steelbook packaging with a new transfer is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 18th via Shout! Factory. This release promises to be “the definitive edition” of the film on Blu-ray. Tech specs include full 1080p HD video in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. This (as mentioned) contains a new 4K transfer of the film that was actually approved by Writer/Director Oliver Stone himself. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.
- Audio Commentary by Writer-Director Oliver Stone
- Audio Commentary by Military Advisor Dale Dye
- Deleted And Extended Scenes With Optional Commentary by Oliver Stone
- “Flashback To Platoon”:
- “Snapshot In Time: 1967 – 1968”
- “Creating The ’Nam”
- “Raw Wounds: The Legacy of Platoon”
- “One War, Many Stories”
- “Preparing For ’Nam”
- “Caputo & The 7th Fleet”
- “Dye Training Method”
- “Gordon Gekko”
- Theatrical Trailer & TV Spots
Below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement for this release.