HEADLINED BY THE BLU-RAY DEBUT OF ESCAPE FROM NEW YORK, TWENTIETH CENTURY FOX AND MGM HOME ENTERTAINMENT UNBUCKLES AN ARRESTING COLLECTION OF UNFORGETTABLE FILMS CULT CLASSICS Arriving On Blu-ray And DVD August 3, In Partnership With The Latest Edition Of The Rough Guide To Cult Movies Street Date: August 3, 2010 Launch Highlights: Some are so bad they’re good, some are the icons of their genres, and others are just a whole lot of fun; the studio’s Cult Classics includes exploitative, impactful and memorable films that have stood the test of time. Among the most highly-anticipated releases in the collection is the Blu-ray debut of John Carpenter’s sci-fi adventure Escape From New York. Starring Kurt Russell as soldier-turned-criminal Snake Plissken, the film launched Russell’s career as an action star and continues to earn fans nearly 30 years after its release. Also premiering on Blu-ray is the dark thriller Kalifornia, starring Brad Pitt as a vicious killer. Timed with the August 1 release of the latest edition of The Rough Guide To Cult Movies, which offers cult movie enthusiasts a blend of essential trivia and informed opinion. Films featured in the book are noted with an asterisk below. For more information, visit www.roughguides.com/cultmovies. Blu-ray + DVD Combo Priced at $24.99 Length: Escape From New York* 99 min Fargo* 98 min Kalifornia 118 min Blu-ray Priced at $19.99 Length: Robocop* 103 min The Terminator* 108 min The Usual Suspect* 106 min Blu-ray Priced at $29.99 Length: The Boondock Saints* 108 min Donnie Darko* 245 min Blu-ray + DVD Combo Priced at $19.99 Length: Rollerball 194 min Blu-ray Priced at $34.99 Length: This Is Spinal Tap 99 min DVD Priced at $26.98 Length: The Commitments 118 min DVD Priced at $19.98 Length: Bubba Ho-Tep 92 min Return Of The Living Dead* 114 min The Last House On The Left 84 min DVD Priced at $14.98 Length: The Adventures Of Buckaroo Banzai Across The 8th Dimension* 103 min The Beach 119 min The Believers 116 min Boys Don’t Cry* 116 min A Bucket Of Blood * 66 min Killer Klowns From Outer Space* 88 min Mad Max* 88 min Sid & Nancy* 112 min This Is Spinal Tap Special Edition 83 min Troll/Troll 2 Double-Pack 178 min Where’s Poppa 82 min DVD Priced at $9.98 Length: Kissing Jessica Stein 97 min Miller’s Crossing* 115 min UHF 97 min * Featured in the latest edition of The Rough Guide To Cult Movies CULT CLASSICS BLU-RAY DISC DEBUT SYNOPSES: Escape From New York (1981) – New Two-Disc Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Hailed as “stylish and scary” (Los Angeles Times) and “dark and dangerous” (Newsweek), this fast-paced and furiously entertaining thriller stars Kurt Russell as notorious outlaw and former Special Forces war hero Snake Plissken. The world is ravaged by crime and the entire island of Manhattan has been converted to a walled prison where brutal prisoners roam. But when the U.S. President crash-lands inside, only Plissken can bring him back. Kalifornia (1993) – New Two-Disc Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack Excitement, adventure and unimaginable terror await on the road to California in this chilling psychological thriller starring Brad Pitt, Juliette Lewis, David Duchovny and Michelle Forbes. When urban intellectuals Brian (Duchovny) and Carrie (Forbes) set out on a cross-country trip to research a book about serial killers, they share the ride with a couple they barely know, Early Grace (Pitt) and his girlfriend, Adele (Lewis). Locked in a car hurtling westward, the four travelers struggle to find some common ground. But when they finally do connect, Early’s violent nature abruptly emerges, and the terrified Brian and Carrie realize that they don't need to go very far to learn about ruthless killers. 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