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1996 horror film Uncle Sam comes to 4K in June

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The 1996 horror film Uncle Sam is officially coming to the 4K UHD Blu-ray format on June 21st via Blue Underground.  The film, directed by William Lustig and written by the late Larry Cohen, starred Bo Hopkins, Timothy Bottoms, Robert Forster, P.J. Soles, William Smith, and Isaac Hayes.

This comes from a new 4K restoration, as noted below.

“… UNCLE SAM in a sparkling new 25th Anniversary restoration, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative, with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, loaded with illuminating Extras!”

The tech specs for the 4K UHD Blu-ray include a 2160p video presentation in the 2.40:1 aspect ratio with HDR10 and Dolby Vision forms of high dynamic range and Dolby Atmos as well as DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound.  NOTE: This release only includes a 4K disc and not the Blu-ray Disc.

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 are listed below.

  • Audio Commentary #1 with Director William Lustig, Writer Larry Cohen and Producer George G. Braunstein
  • Audio Commentary #2 with Director William Lustig and Star Isaac Hayes
  • Fire Stunts with Audio Commentary by Stunt Coordinator Spiro Razatos
  • Deleted Scene
  • Gag Reel
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Poster & Still Gallery

Further below, after the break, you can find the restored trailer for the film.

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