News / 25 February 2022

[Imprint] To Release Ultimate Edition Of THE WARRIORS

Warriors, come out to play-eee…

ViaVision label [Imprint] have announced they will release a limited two-disc edition of Walter Hill‘s 1979 classic THE WARRIORS on Blu-ray this May, that will include the original Theatrical Cut for the first-time in HD on home entertainment.

Can you dig it?
IMP2910-The-Warriors-ExplodedLoaded with archival and brand-new special features, this limited edition will come housed in a hard-box with both the Theatrical Cut and Director’s Cut in their own individual Amaray cases.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

Disc 1
The Directors Cut – (1080p)
Audio Commentary by author/historian Chris Poggiali and former editor of Fangoria/author Michael Gingold
The Warriors: Introduction to the New Edition by director / co-writer Walter Hill
“The Warriors: The Beginning” (Featurette)
“The Warriors: Battleground” (Featurette)
“The Warriors: The Way Home” (Featurette)
“The Warriors: The Phenomenon” (Featurette)
Theatrical Trailer
Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Mono
Original Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
Optional English HOH Subtitles

Disc 2
Original Theatrical Cut (1080p)
Audio Commentary by film critic and author Walter Chaw
Interview with composer Barry De Vorzon
Interview with actor James Remar
Interview with actor Dorsey Wright
Interview with actor David Patrick Kelly
Interview with UCLA Professor Bryant Kirkland on the origins of the story based on Xenophon’s Anabasis
Theatrical Trailer
Audio English DTS HD 5.1 Surround + LPCM 2.0 Mono
Aspect Ratio 1.78:1
Optional English Subtitles

A battle of gigantic proportions is looming in the neon underground of New York City. The armies of the night number 100,000; they outnumber the police 5 to 1; and tonight they’re after the Warriors – a street gang blamed unfairly for a rival gang leader’s death.

THE WARRIORS Limited Edition Blu-ray Out May 25th