William Lustig‘s filmography contains slasher hits like Maniac and the Maniac Cop series, now from Blue Underground, his ’90s slasher Uncle Sam is getting a 4K upgrade. The 1996 movie stars Timothy Bottoms, Bo Hopkins, William Smith, P.J. Soles, Isaac Hayes, and Robert Forster. William Lustig directed a script from Larry Cohen.
Uncle Sam comes to 4K on June 21st, 2022. Grab it from Blue Underground directly, or wherever you get your boutique label 4K and Blu-ray releases.
The film is turning 25, so to celebrate, Blue Underground is giving it a brand new restoration, scanned in 4K 16-bit from the original 35mm camera negative. It also includes Dolby Vision HDR and Dolby Atmos audio. The new release is loaded with extras and special features as well.
The Special Features Of Uncle Sam
- Audio commentary by director William Lustig, writer Larry Cohen, and producer George G. Braunstein
- Audio commentary by director William Lustig and actor Isaac Hayes
- Fire Stunts with audio commentary by stunt coordinator Spiro Razatos
- Deleted scene
- Gag reel
- Theatrical trailer
- Poster & still gallery
If you haven’t seen Uncle Sam, the plot goes like this:
Desert Storm vet who was killed in combat rises from the grave on July Fourth, to kill the unpatriotic citizens of his hometown, after some teens burn an American flag over his burial site.
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