'Universal 100th Anniversary Collection' Blu-ray Announced

Posted Mon Aug 20, 2012 at 08:00 AM PDT by

A mega limited edition boxed set featuring 25 of Universal's films will arrive on Blu-ray in November.

In an early announcement to retailers, Universal Studios is working on 'Universal 100th Anniversary Collection' for Blu-ray on November 6.

For 100 years, Universal Pictures has been entertaining audiences all around the world with some of the most unforgettable movies ever made. The collection features a selection of 25 unforgettable films that helped shape the legacy of one of the most successful movie studios of all time. Featuring prestigious Academy Award® winners such as To Kill a Mockingbird and The Sting, genre-defining classics like Dracula and Spartacus, captivating storytelling such as Field of Dreams and Do the Right Thing, blockbusters like Jurassic Park and E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and pure entertainment with franchises including The Bourne Identity and The Fast and the Furious, these movies continue to have an enduring impact throughout the world.

The Universal 100th Anniversary Collection includes an exclusive “100 Years of Universal” 72-Page collector’s book chronicling the history of Universal over the last 100 years including rare photos and memorabilia from the studio’s archives. The collection also includes an exclusive 15-track music CD containing a selection of the most popular music scores from Universal films including Psycho, The Sting, Jaws, E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial and Out of Africa. Featuring hours of bonus features including an exclusive bonus disc, including 8 “100 Years of Universal” featurettes, vintage cartoons and rarely seen shorts from the Universal archives.

Boxed set includes:

All Quiet on the Western Front (1930)
Dracula (1931)
Drácula (1931)
Buck Privates (1941)
Pillow Talk (1959)
Spartacus (1960)
To Kill a Mockingbird (1962)
The Birds (1963)
American Graffiti (1973)
The Sting (1973)
Jaws (1975)
National Lampoon's Animal House (1978)
E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982)
Scarface (1983)
Back to the Future (1985)
The Breakfast Club (1985)
Out of Africa (1985)
Do the Right Thing (1989)
Field of Dreams (1989)
Jurassic Park (1993)
Apollo 13 (1995)
The Fast and the Furious (2001)
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Mamma Mia! The Movie (2008)
Despicable Me (2010)

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray boxed set is $349.98.

You can find the latest specs for 'Universal 100th Anniversary Collection' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under November 6.

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