FINAL COUNTDOWN, THE    (3-Disc Ltd Ed/4K UHD + Blu-ray + CD)

4K UHD + Remastered Blu-ray + CD

(BLU-BD-8028)

PRICE: $59.95

Directed by: Don Taylor (Damien: Omen II)

Starring: Kirk Douglas (Spartacus), Martin Sheen (Apocalypse Now), James Farentino (Dead & Buried), Katharine Ross (The Graduate), Ron O’Neal (Super Fly), and Charles Durning (When a Stranger Calls)

Release Date: May 25, 2021

Now Blue Underground is proud to present THE FINAL COUNTDOWN in a stunning new restoration, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative, with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, for the ultimate in explosive home theater excitement!

SYNOPSIS

Trapped outside the boundaries of time and space – 102 aircraft… 6,000 men… all missing.

The time is now. The place is aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz, America’s mightiest nuclear-powered aircraft carrier on maneuvers in the Pacific Ocean. Suddenly, a freak electrical storm engulfs the ship and triggers the impossible: The Nimitz is hurtled back in time to December 6, 1941, mere hours before the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor. As the enemy fleet speeds towards Hawaii, the warship’s Captain (Kirk Douglas), a Defense Department expert (Martin Sheen), a maverick Air Wing Commander (James Farentino) and a desperate Senator in the Roosevelt administration (Charles Durning) must choose between the unthinkable. Do they allow the Japanese to complete their murderous invasion or launch a massive counter-strike that will forever change the course of history?

Katharine Ross and Ron O’Neal co-star in this spellbinding sci-fi action hit filmed on location aboard the U.S.S. Nimitz with the full participation of the U.S. Navy and the ship’s crew. Now Blue Underground is proud to present THE FINAL COUNTDOWN in a stunning new restoration, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative, with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio, for the ultimate in explosive home theater excitement!

EXTRAS

  • Audio Commentary with Director of Photography Victor J. Kemper
  • Lloyd Kaufman Goes Hollywood – Interview with Associate Producer Lloyd Kaufman
  • Starring the Jolly Rogers – Interviews with The Jolly Rogers F-14 Fighter Squadron
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spots
  • Poster & Still Galleries
  • BONUS! THE FINAL COUNTDOWN Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by John Scott
  • BONUS! Collectible Booklet featuring The Zero Pilot Journal

TECHNICAL SPECS

  • Color
  • English: Dolby Atomos; 5.1 DTS-HD; 2.0 DTS-HD
  • French: 2.0 DTS-HD
  • Subtitles: English SDH, Francais, Espanol
  • 2.40:1
  • 1980
  • 102 Mins.
  • Rated PG
  • Region Code: ALL

NOTES & REVIEWS

“A FANTASTIC TALE… Intelligent And Entertaining!”
Time Magazine

“TRULY SPECTACULAR!”
The New York Post

“HIGHLY RECOMMENDED… One Of The Coolest Movies I’ve Seen In Quite Some Time!”
DVD Verdict

“Filled With Technology, Special Effects And Action!”
– Roger Ebert,Chicago Sun-Times

“Captivating, Exciting, And Wondrous Filmmaking That Poses One Of The Ultimate ‘What If’ Scenarios Of Our Time!”
Blu-ray.com

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