Blu-ray Releases Details
The Killer Elite (1975) – Imprint Films Limited Edition

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Genres: Action, Thriller
Starring: James Caan, Robert Duvall, Arthur Hill, Bo Hopkins, & Gig Young
Director: Sam Peckinpah
Plot Synopsis:

PAIN IS ONLY A SIDE EFFECT, DEATH IS THE CURE

Friends George Hansen (Robert Duvall) and Mike Locken (James Caan) are hit men who do contract jobs for a company called Com-Teg, associated with the CIA. But, when George gets a better offer from the competition, he turns on Mike. This tense, action-packed thriller explores savagery and betrayal in the murky world of killers-for-hire.

Renegade director Sam Peckinpah’s The Killer Elite (1975) offers a gorgeously San Francisco-based excursion into the dark world of contract assassins, the CIA, martial arts, and honor among hit men. Shot by Philip Lathrop, co-edited by Monte Hellman, and with music by composer Jerry Fielding.

Special Features and Technical Specs: 

Disc One – Original Version

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • NEW Audio commentary by Peckinpah expert Mike Siegel
  • Audio commentary by film historians Paul Seydor, Garner Simmons and Nick Redman
  • Passion & Poetry: Sam’s Killer Elite – featurette (2013)
  • NEW The Passion & Poetry Project – Mike Siegel and his works on Sam Peckinpah
  • NEW Passion & Poetry: Peckinpah Anecdotes – featuring Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Borgnine, James Coburn, David Warner, Ali MacGraw, L.Q. Jones, Bo Hopkins, R.G. Armstrong and Isela Vega
  • NEW Interview with film critic Kim Newman
  • Promoting The Killer Elite – Image Gallery
  • Shooting The Killer Elite – Image Gallery
  • The Killer Elite in pictures – Image Gallery
  • San Francisco Plays Itself – Locations video essay filmmaker/historian Daniel Kremer
  • TV Spots & Radio Spots
  • Isolated Score
  • Trailer
  • Original Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0
  • Optional English HOH subtitles
  • More Features to be announced

Disc Two – Alternative Theatrical Cut

  • 1080p High-definition presentation on Blu-ray
  • Original Aspect Ratio 2.35:1
  • Audio English LPCM 2.0
  • Optional English HOH subtitles

 

  • Release Details
    Release Date: January 6th, 2023
    Movie Release Year: 1975
    Release Country: United States
    Movie Studio: Imprint Films
  • Technical Specs
    Specs:Blu-ray – Imprint Films Limited Edition
    Disc One – Original Version
    Disc Two – Alternative Theatrical Cut
    Limited Edition 2 Disc Hardbox edition. 1500 copies only.
    Video Resolution/Codec:1080p/AVC MPEG-4
    Aspect Ratio(s):2.35:1
    Audio Formats:English LPCM 2.0
    Subtitles/Captions:Optional English HOH subtitles

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