Universal Studios to Release Steven Spielberg Director's Collection on Blu-ray/DVD, 10/14
Eight memorable films from one of the most acclaimed directors in motion-picture history come together for The First Time ever in the Steven Spielberg Director's Collection, available on Blu-rayand DVD on October 14, 2014, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Since beginning his long and distinguished career on the Universal backlot more than 40 years ago, Spielberg has Gone on to direct an unprecedented number of some of the biggest box office hits and critically-acclaimed films in cinematic history. The Steven Spielberg Director's Collection showcases some of the most unforgettable movies the three-time Academy Award winner made for Universal, including his debut film Duel, which has been digitally remastered and restored and will be presented in widescreen for the very first time in the U.S. and Canada.
From early achievements such as his very first television feature, Duel, and first theatrical release, The Sugarland Express, to blockbusters such as Jaws, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and Jurassic Park, Spielberg's films have captivated audiences worldwide and set a new standard for filmmaking. Starring some of Hollywood's top talents, including Drew Barrymore, Richard Dreyfuss, Julianne Moore, Holly Hunter, John Goodman, Dan Aykroyd, Jeff Goldblum, Sam Neill, Samuel L. Jackson, Laura Dern, Goldie Hawn, John Belushi, Vince Vaughn, and film icon Audrey Hepburn, the films included in this historic collection are accompanied by a Blu-ray exclusive: A 58-page companion book on the visionary director's career, featuring rare photos, archival materials and more.
The Steven Spielberg Director's Collection includes four movies never before released on Blu-ray including Duel & The Sugarland Express that have been digitally remastered from their original film elements. Hours of bonus features include Making-of Documentaries, Interviews with Steven Spielberg, Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes, Rare Archival Footage, Deleted Scenes and much more. The perfect gift for any movie fan, The Collection offers an opportunity at last to experience some of the most memorable films of our time from perhaps the most influential filmmaker of The Past 40 years.
The eight films featured include (*Denotes First Time on Blu-ray):
A traveling salesman (Dennis Weaver) is terrorized by an unseen trucker on a remote desert highway.
The Sugarland Express* (1974)
A mother (Goldie Hawn) desperately attempts to reunite her family by helping her husband escape prison and kidnapping their son.