It’s still called “the scariest movie of all time” even after 50 years!
To celebrate such a milestone birthday, Warner Bros are pulling out all the stops with an absolutely stunning 4K UHD Steelbook set, giving the ultimate horror classic its first 4K restoration.
The set will include two cuts of the film, the 1973 theatrical outing, and William Friedkin’s 2000 director’s re-edit, labelled “The Version You’ve Never Seen.”
Also included is a plethora of extra features and some collectibles that will delight physical media collectors to no end. Featuring a slip-cover and three variations on the artwork, the set also comes with a 40-page booklet detailing the film’s legacy and production, as well as six lobby cards.
A full rundown of the extra features included on the discs are as follows:
Director’s Cut Blu-Ray
* 3x Documentaries: Raising Hell: Filming The Exorcist, The Exorcist Locations: Georgetown, Then and Now and Faces of * Evil: The Different Versions of The Exorcist
* Commentary by Director William Friedkin
Theatrical Cut Blu-Ray
* 2 Commentaries by Director William Friedkin and Producer/Screenwriter William Peter Blatty
* Introduction by William Friedkin
* Feature-Length 1998 Documentary The Fear of God: The Making of The Exorcist
* Interview Gallery Covering the Topics: The Original Cut, The Final Reckoning and Stairway to Heaven
* Original Ending
Special Features Blu-Ray
* Beyond Comprehension: William Peter Blatty’s The Exorcist Documentary Talk of the Devil Documentary
It all sounds so delightful; it may just make your head spin.
If you’re intrigued, the set is available for pre-order now at all good media outlets, but is selling fast! The Exorcist will be released on September 19th, and you can check out a specially released trailer below: