'American Graffiti' Blu-ray Dated and Detailed

Posted Wed Mar 2, 2011 at 11:45 AM PST by

George Lucas' 1973 classic is getting a special edition Blu-ray this May!

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is preparing 'American Graffiti' for a Blu-ray release on May 31.

The film stars Richard Dreyfuss and Ron Howard and was nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Supporting Actress (Candy Clark), Best Writing/Story/Screenplay, Best Film Editing, Best Director (George Lucas), and Best Picture.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements will include The Making of American Graffiti, additional screen tests, and the theatrical trailer.

Exclusive to the Blu-ray will be a U-Control: Video Commentary with George Lucas, U-Control: The Music of American Graffiti, My Scenes, Pocket Blu, and BD-Live functionality.

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

You can find the latest specs for 'American Graffiti' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it is indexed under May 31.

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Discs mentioned in this article: (Click for specs and reviews)
American Graffiti: Special Edition (Blu-ray)
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