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“UNCLE SAM” wants you to watch him on Blue Underground’s upcoming 4K UHD; art, details & new trailer

Monday, March 7, 2022 | Blu-ray/DVD, News


The red, white and blue will be even more vibrant on this upcoming disc.

Blue Underground has announced its release of William Lustig’s UNCLE SAM on 4K Ultra HD, streeting a little ahead of July 4 on June 21. Scripted by Larry Cohen, the star-spangled slasher flick about a soldier killed by friendly fire who revives and rampages through his hometown has a very cool cast (Isaac Hayes, Timothy Bottoms, Bo Hopkins, William Smith, P.J. Soles and Robert Forster), and has here been transferred in 4K 16-bit at 2.40:1 from the original 35mm camera negative, with Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio. Special features are:

  • Audio commentary #1 by director William Lustig, writer Larry Cohen and producer George G. Braunstein
  • Audio commentary #2 with director William Lustig and star Isaac Hayes
  • Fire Stunts with audio commentary by stunt coordinator Spiro Razatos
  • Deleted scene
  • Gag reel
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Poster & still gallery

Retail price is $49.95; the first pressing only will come with a moving lenticular slipcover.

Michael Gingold
Michael Gingold (RUE MORGUE's Head Writer) has been covering the world of horror cinema for over three decades, and in addition to his work for RUE MORGUE, he has been a longtime writer and editor for FANGORIA magazine and its website. He has also written for BIRTH.MOVIES.DEATH, SCREAM,, TIME OUT, DELIRIUM, MOVIEMAKER and others. He is the author of the AD NAUSEAM books (1984 Publishing) and THE FRIGHTFEST GUIDE TO MONSTER MOVIES (FAB Press), and he has contributed documentaries, featurettes and liner notes to numerous Blu-rays, including the award-winning feature-length doc TWISTED TALE: THE UNMAKING OF "SPOOKIES" (Vinegar Syndrome).