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Real Genius starring Val Kilmer on 4K September

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The 1985 comedy Real Genius is officially coming to 4K UHD Blu-ray on September  13th via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.  The film, directed by Martha Coolidge, starred Val Kilmer, Gabe Jarrett, William Atherton, and Patti D’Arbanville.

The film has received a new scan from the original negative and sound mix, both reviewed and approved by director Martha Coolidge.  That said, tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range in terms of video.  In terms of audio, this release will include a new Dolby Atmos mix (approved by the director) as well as lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 Stereo and DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround sound mixes.  The release will come in the form of a “combo pack” meaning it will come with its Blu-ray counterpart and include a digital copy (code) of the film.

UPDATE:  You can now find the 4K UHD Blu-ray available for preorder over at Amazon.

The bonus materials set to be included with this release will feature some new extras, exclusive to this release, and are listed below.

  • NEW: “Balloon Chair” Deleted Scene + Raw Takes Montage
  • NEW: TV Version of the film
  • Feature Commentary with Director Martha Coolidge

Further below, after the break, you can find the full details about this upcoming 4K physical release of the film.

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