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Drop Dead Fred

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Genres: Comedy
Starring: Phoebe Cates, Rik Mayall
Director: Ate de Jong
Plot Sypnosis:

Although derided by critics upon its initial release, Ate de Jong's DROP DEAD FRED has since become a cult favorite, earning a hardy reputation as one of the strangest and most unhinged 'family' films to ever emerge from a major studio. Starring Phoebe Cates (Gremlins, Fast Times at Ridgemont High), Rik Mayall (TV's The Young Ones), Marsha Mason (The Goodbye Girl), Tim Matheson (National Lampoon's Animal House) and featuring Carrie Fisher (Star Wars), Vinegar Syndrome presents the US Blu-ray debut of DROP DEAD FRED, from a fresh 2K restoration and featuring loads of new and exclusive interviews and extras.

Special Features and Technical Specs:

  • BRAND NEW 2K RESTORATION from a 35mm interpositive
  • Audio Commentary track with director Ate de Jong
  • A conversation with director Ate de Jong and producer Paul Webster
  • "Imaginary Friends" - a featurette with co-writers & executive producers Anthony Fingleton and Carlos Davis
  • "The Mega Beast Speaks Out" - an interview with actress Marsha Mason
  • "Drop Dead Look" - an interview with director of photography Peter Deming
  • "Mischief Makers" - a featurette with vfx producer Peter Kuran, vfx supervisor Kevin Kutchaver, stop-motion animator Doug Beswick, special photographic effects artist Paul Gentry and special makeup effects artist Christopher Johnson
  • "I'm Your Fella, Annabella" - an interview with actor Tim Matheson
  • "Memories of Snot Face" - an interview with actress Ashley Peldon
  • Deleted scenes
  • Theatrical trailer
  • 8-page booklet with a new text interview with actress Phoebe Cates
  • Reversible cover artwork
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature
Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1991
Tech Specs & Release Details

Length: 103
Specs: Region A Blu-ray Disc
Video Resolution/Codec: 1080p AVC/MPEG-4
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Audio Formats: English: DTS-HD MA 2.0
Subtitles/Captions: English SDH