'A Boy and his Dog' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Thu May 23, 2013 at 12:00 PM PDT by

The post-apocalyptic cult classic based on Harlan Ellison's award-winning novella will hit Blu-ray in August.

In an early announcement to retailers, Shout Factory is preparing 'A Boy and his Dog' for Blu-ray on August 6.

World War IV lasted only five days but has ravaged Earth, leaving its survivors to battle for food, shelter and companionship in a post-atomic wasteland. This celebrated sci-fi tale follows the exploits of a young man, Vic (Don Johnson), and his sardonic telepathic dog, Blood, as they struggle through the barren wilderness in search of food and women. In the midst of their meager existence, Vic and Blood encounter Quilla June (Susanne Benton), a dubious young woman who lures them into a surreal city deep beneath the earth's surface. Initially elated to find a colony of survivors, Vic and Blood quickly learn this city is not what it seems.

The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD MA Mono soundtrack, and supplements will include: In Conversation: Harlan Ellison And L.Q. Jones; Commentary By Director L.Q. Jones, Director of Photography John Arthur Morrill and critic Charles Champlin; Vintage Radio Spots; and a reversible wrap with collectible key art.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $26.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'A Boy and his Dog' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 6.

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A Boy and his Dog (Blu-ray)
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