'The Deer Hunter' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Mon Jan 9, 2012 at 12:00 PM PST by

The five-time Oscar winner is finally coming to Blu-ray in March.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal is working on 'The Deer Hunter' for Blu-ray on March 6.

Director Michael Cimino's drama stars Robert De Niro, John Savage, Meryl Streep, and Christopher Walken and won Academy Awards for Best Sound, Best Film Editing, Best Supporting Actor (Christopher Walken), Best Director, and Best Picture.

The Blu-ray/DVD combo pack will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Commentary with cinematographer Vilmos Zsigmond and film journalist Bob Fisher, deleted and extended scenes, and 100 Years of Universal: Academy Award Winners featurette.

Suggested list price for the release is $19.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'The Deer Hunter' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under March 6.

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The Deer Hunter (Blu-ray)
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