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WHV Press Release: Cannon Films 10-Film DVD Collection

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    Cannon Films DVD Collection


    10-Film DVD Collection Includes the Documentary,

    Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold

    Story of Cannon Films

     

    September 29 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment and

    RatPac Documentary Films

     

    Burbank, Calif., July 22, 2015 – On September 29 Warner Bros. Home Entertainment (WBHE) will release the Cannon Films Collection, featuring some of Cannon Films’ most notable cult movies of the ‘80s and ‘90s. The 10-film DVD set includes Missing in Action, Cobra, Delta Force, Over the Top, Masters of the Universe, Invasion USA,Bloodsport, Hitman, and Hellbound, as well as the entertaining documentary Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films.

     

    Produced by RatPac Documentary Films and Wild Fury (now known as WildBear Entertainment),  Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films tells the story ofMenahem Golan and Yoram Globus, the larger-than-life cousins who ran the Cannon Group beginning in 1980. Their passion for cinema and unorthodox production methods changed how movies were made and marketed but ultimately led to the company’s demise. Often criticized for their high volume of low-budget (and highly commercial) wild action films, Cannon helped launch the careers of some of Hollywood’s top action heroes like Charles Bronson, Chuck Norris, Sylvester Stallone, Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren.

     

    The Cannon Films Collection (DVD) will sell for $49.92 SRP; Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films standalone DVD will sell for $14.96 SRP and Digital $9.99 ARP. 

     

     

    Details of Cannon Films Collection (DVD)

     

     

    Missing in Action (1984)

    American servicemen are still being held captive in Vietnam and it’s up to one man to bring them home in this fast-paced action film starring martial arts superstar Chuck Norris.

     

    Cobra (1986)

    Sylvester Stallone is a one-man assault force who must protect a witness (Brigitte Nielsen) from an army of psychos bent on slashing their way to a “New Order.”

     

    Delta Force (1986)

    When a U.S. passenger plane is hijacked and taken to Beirut, the President calls in a crack team of commandoes led by Chuck Norris and Lee Marvin to rescue the hostages.

     

    Over the Top (1987)

    Sylvester Stallone stars as a hard-luck big-rig trucker who tries to rebuild his life by winning a wrestling championship and the love of the son he abandoned years ago.

     

    Masters of the Universe (1987)

    A group of freedom fighters, led by heroic He-Man (Dolph Lundgren), attempt to stop the evil Skeletor (Frank Langella) from taking over their planet.

     

    Invasion USA (1987)

    When America faces invasion by an army of terrorist mercenaries, it’s up to one-man army Matt Hunter (Chuck Norris) to wage war upon the enemies of freedom.

     

    Bloodsport (1988)

    Go inside the hidden Hong Kong arena of full-contact fighting, where American Frank Dux (Jean-Claude Van Damme) became the first Westerner to win the world championship.

     

    Hitman (1991)

    A good cop (Chuck Norris) who is betrayed and left for dead by his crooked partner survives and goes undercover as a hit man for the mob in order to exact his revenge.

     

    Hellbound (1994)

    Chuck Norris stars as a Chicago policeman who, while on a murder investigation in the Holy Land, discovers a powerful satanic messenger has been restored to life.

     

    Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films (2014)

    Director Mark Hartley takes us on a hilarious thrill ride through the masterworks of Yoram Globus and the late Menahem Golan: two movie-obsessed immigrant cousins who became Hollywood’s ultimate gate-crashers.

     

    With hair-trigger randomness, these cousins of chaos churned out a breathtaking cavalcade of hits and misses, made movies out of posters, released a sequel before the original film, botched plots, bounced cheques and burned careers – and in doing so changed the way movies were made and marketed.

     

    Special features include:

    o   Deleted Scenes

    o   Cannon Film Trailers

     

    Cannon Films Collection (DVD)

    Street Date:  September 29, 2015

    Order Due Date: August 25, 2015

    Pricing:  $49.92 SRP

    Catalog #:  1000576165

     

    Also available on Digital on September 29 will be a 7-pack digital bundle with the following films:

    1.      Cobra  

    2.      Over the Top

    3.      Masters of the Universe

    4.      Bloodsport

    5.      Hitman

    6.      Hellbound

    7.      Electric Boogaloo

     

    The digital bundle retails for $39.99 ARP. Each title will also be available as a digital single for $9.99 ARP.

     

    Note: All enhanced content listed above is subject to change.

     
     
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