Flash Gordon

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Directed by: Mike Hodges
Get ready to kick some Flash, with an out-of-this world 4K restoration of the much loved, gloriously sparkly cult classic, FLASH GORDON directed by Mike Hodges.

In celebration of Flash Gordon's 40th anniversary, this collection is the ultimate Flash release. Featuring an all-star cast, including Sam J Jones (Flash Gordon) Brian Blessed (Prince Vultan) Timothy Dalton (Prince Barin) Max Von Sydow (Ming The Merciless) and Melody Anderson (Dale) and accompanied by a brilliant soundtrack by the inimitable Queen, this is the ultimate version of the '80s cult classic.

Technical Specifications

Format: 4K UHD Blu-ray/Blu-ray/CD
Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1
Audio: English 2.0 PCM Stereo , English 5.1 DTS-HD MA Surround
Subtitles: English
Region: B/None
Discs: 5 Discs |  BD-50/CD/UHD-100
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Supplements

  • Lost in Space: Nic Roeg’s Flash Gordon – a new documentary program exploring the version Roeg (The Man Who Fell to Earth) had originally planned to make with producer Dino De Laurentiis
  • Archival audio commentary with Mike Hodges
  • Archival audio commentary with Brian Blessed
  • Behind the Scenes of Flash Gordon – an archival documentary on the making of the film
  • Stills gallery
  • Storyboards gallery
  • Original Trailer
  • Archival interview with Mike Hodges
  • Archival interview with comic book artist Alex Ross
  • Archival interview with screenwriter Lorenzo Semple Jr.
  • Gremlin’s Finest Hour – an episode from the animated Flash Gordon TV show written by J. Michael Reaves from November 1982
  • Sam J. Jones – a variety of interviews and featurettes including coverage of a script read from the Chattanooga Film Festival, Sam discussing his career in Mexico, his “prayer walk”, and more
  • Entertainment Earth on Flash Gordon merchandise
  • Deleted scenes and original endings – prop collector Bob Lindenmayer discusses dropped sequences and sequel ideas
  • 35th Anniversary Greenroom featurette – Mike Hodges meets the cast for the first time since filming at the 35th anniversary reunion
  • 35th Anniversary Reunion featurette – the cast and crew discuss Flash Gordon
  • Renato Casaro extended interview
  • Brian Blessed – the actor recounts amusing stories about Flash Gordon
  • Melody Paintings Extended – actress Melody Anderson talks about her love of painting and talks about various pieces displayed in her home
  • On the soundtrack (Brian May & Howard Blake)
  • 2017 feature length documentary Life After Flash by filmmaker Lisa Downs on the rollercoaster life of Sam J. Jones since his role in Flash Gordon, featuring the main cast and crew as well as a host of fans including Stan Lee, Robert Rodriguez, Mark Millar and more!
  • Bonus CD - Original Soundtrack by Queen
  • 32 page booklet
  • 16 page Titan mini book (The Story of Flash Gordon)
  • Reproduced booklet of the first strip of original comic books
  • Poster of original artwork
  • 4 artcards of various incarnations of Flash film posters across the years
  • 1 sew on 'Flash patch'

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