Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Coming Soon on Blu-Ray

Shout Factory Web-Only Release Available Now for Pre-order

Return of the Living Dead Collectors Edition Blu-ray














Shout! Factory has announced a July release for the cult classic The Return of the Living Dead. Written and directed by Alien writer Dan O’Bannon, the film sees a group of punks fight off a group of zombies and introduced the idea that the undead love brains.

The film was last released on Blu-ray in 2010, but the new Shout! edition comes with a bevy of special features including a new print of the film, a new audio commentary and new looks at the production design and music of the film. There is also an extensive archive of previous featurettes and extras.

Pre-order is Available Now at

Here’s the list of bonus material:


      • NEW 2K Scan Of The Interpositive
      • NEW Audio Commentary With Gary Smart (Co-author Of The Complete History Of The Return Of The Living Dead) And Chris Griffiths
      • Audio Commentary With Director Dan O’Bannon And Production Designer William Stout
      • Audio Commentary With The Cast And Crew Featuring Production Designer William Stout And Actors Don Calfa, Linnea Quigley, Brian Peck, Beverly Randolph, Allan Trautman
      • The Decade Of Darkness – Featurette On ’80s Horror Films (23 minutes)
      • Theatrical Trailers
      • TV Spots
      • Still Gallery – Posters, Lobby Cards, Movie Stills And Behind-The-Scenes Photos
      • Still Gallery – Behind-The-Scenes Photos From Special Make-up Effects Artist Kenny Myers’ Personal Collection
      • Zombie Subtitles For The Film
      • In Their Own Words – The Zombies Speak


    • NEW The FX Of The Living Dead With Production Designer William Stout, FX Make-up Artists William Munns, Tony Gardner, Kenny Myers And Craig Caton-Largnet, Visual Effects Artists Bret Mixon And Gene Warren Jr. And Actor Brian Peck (Expanded Version) (30 minutes)
    • NEWParty Time: The Music Of The Return Of The Living Dead With Music Consultants Budd Carr And Steve Pross And Soundtrack Artists Dinah Cancer (45 Grave), Chris D (The Flesh Eaters), Roky Erickson, Karl Moet (SSQ), Joe Wood (T.S.O.L.), Mark Robertson (Tall Boys) Plus Musicians Greg Hetson (Circle Jerks) And John Sox (The F.U.’sStraw Dogs)  (Expanded Version) (30 minutes)
    • NEW HORROR’S HALLOWED GROUNDS – Revisiting The Locations Of The Film
    • The Return Of The Living Dead Workprint – Includes 20 minutes Of Additional Footage (In Standard Definition)
    • More BrainsA Return To The Living Dead – The Definitive Documentary On The Return Of The Living Dead (120 minutes)
    • A Conversation With Dan O’Bannon – His Final Interview (28 minutes)
    • The Origins Of The Living Dead – An Interview With John A. Russo (16 minutes)
    • The Return Of The Living Dead – The Dead Have Risen – Interviews With Cast Members Clu Gulager, James Karen, Don Calfa, Brian Peck, Thom Mathews, Beverly Randolph, Linnea Quigley And More… (21 minutes)
    • Designing The Dead – Interviews With Writer/Director Dan O’Bannon And Production Designer William Stout (15 minutes)
When you order from you also get a FREE 18″ x 24″ poster of the new cover art (while supplies last), plus get it TWO WEEKS EARLY!  Ships July 2016.
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