'The Island (1980)' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Thu Oct 4, 2012 at 06:00 AM PDT by

Details are in for Michael Ritchie's 1980 pirate cult classic pillaging high-definition in December.

As previously reported, Scream Factory will bring 'The Island (1980)' to Blu-ray on December 11.

Michael Caine ('The Dark Knight Trilogy') stars as Blair Maynard, an investigative writer who takes on one of the most baffling mysteries - the disappearance of boats and their passengers in the Caribbean. During his investigation, he and his son are captured by raiding pirates, led by David Warner ('Time After Time'). When his son is converted to the pirates' barbarian ways and turns against him, Blair must come to his rescue in this action-packed thriller written by Peter Benchley ('Jaws').

The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 2.0 soundtrack, and the only supplement appears to be the theatrical trailer.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'The Island (1980)' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under December 11.

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The Island (1980) (Blu-ray)
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