'Backdraft: Anniversary Edition' Announced for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Sep 29, 2010 at 05:20 PM PDT by

January will feel the heat when Ron Howard sets Blu-ray ablaze this winter!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal says 'Backdraft: Anniversary Edition' will hit Blu-ray on January 4.

This 1991 thriller involving Chicago firefighters stars Kurt Russell, William Baldwin, Robert De Niro, and Donal Sutherland, and was previously released on HD DVD.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements including: Ron Howard Introduction, Deleted Scenes, Igniting the Story, Bringing Together the Team, The Explosive Stunts, Creating the Villain: The Fire, Real-Life Firemen, and Real-Life Stories.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $26.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Backdraft: Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under January 4.

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Backdraft: Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
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