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We are very excited to release Michael Cimino’s 5-time Academy Award-winning (including 1978 Best Picture) film The Deer Hunter on 4K UHD/BD combo pack on May 26, 2020! Order directly from ShoutFactory.com to score an exclusive poster of our new artwork and stay tuned for the full list of bonus features! Pre-order now at: http://bit.ly/DeerHunter4K

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The StudioCanal 4K UHD is really good upgrade over the existing Universal blu-ray, so this release using the same master ought to be a no-brainer for you guys over the pond. I initially thought there was noise in the picture when I first viewed it but I've re-calibrated my projector and it now looks more or less pristine.
 

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At last a good cover for The Deer Hunter.
well better ,but not Good Shout! could possibly be sued over this jacket. De Niro's contract guaranteed him solo name-above-the-title billing -- and the words "A Michael Cimino Film" should be right below.
 

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Wow! Of all the movies dealing with that WAR i.e. Go Tell The Spartans, Platoon, Coming Home, and others that slip my mind at the moment, this is the DEFINITIVE re-telling of the waste that our government created for a generation of young men & women. My wish for this release is, if possible, Shout Factory can CLEAN-UP the soundtrack. What comes to my mind is the DIALOGUE in the opening scene during the end-of-shift - difficult to understand. Another: the wedding ceremony when the chorus sings - lots of distortion. Overall, I'm thrilled & anticipating what this will look like!!

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well better ,but not Good Shout! could possibly be sued over this jacket. De Niro's contract guaranteed him solo name-above-the-title billing -- and the words "A Michael Cimino Film" should be right below.
I bet nobody on either side of the negotiation table foresaw home video releases 40 years down the line. Those contracts were for release and promotion of the theatrical run.
 
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well the bonus disc is a Blu Ray,not sure if its region B
Both DIsc 2(1080p movie) & 3(special features) included with the 4k release are region locked but do play on my Panasonic UB420 with the top menu button workaround.
 

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Scott,what is the top menu workaround for the 420???
Mine is locked to zone B and would dearly love to be able to play A zoned BDs.
 

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Scott,what is the top menu workaround for the 420???
Mine is locked to zone B and would dearly love to be able to play A zoned BDs.
On my Player (not a 420) when you get the "This Disc Won't Play" (or words to that effect) Screen: Press the Top Menu Key on the Remote (you may need to do it several times). This should bring you to the Main Menu and (assuming the material isn't in an unplayable format eg NTSC) you should be able to watch whatever you select.
 

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Scott,what is the top menu workaround for the 420???
Mine is locked to zone B and would dearly love to be able to play A zoned BDs.

On my Player (not a 420) when you get the "This Disc Won't Play" (or words to that effect) Screen: Press the Top Menu Key on the Remote (you may need to do it several times). This should bring you to the Main Menu and (assuming the material isn't in an unplayable format eg NTSC) you should be able to watch whatever you select.
I find that on the 420 I have to 1st hit the stop button on the remote when the wrong region/won't play screen comes up then when the player goes back to the main splashscreen then start pushing the top menu button.