It’s official; We now live for Scream Factory announcements. After making geeks pant in anticipation for HALLOWEEN II and III on Blu-ray (coming on Sept. 18th), the bloody Scream crew is now re-entering the Jamie Lee Curtis archive for another hidden gem. TERROR TRAIN is going to be making its way to your player along with Tobe Hooper’s THE FUNHOUSE. Both of these films are favorites here at DG HQ. TERROR TRAIN is a really underrated piece of horror filmmaking. I think after ROAD GAMES it is probably the Curtis film that is too often over-looked. As for THE FUNHOUSE, I think this is one of Hooper’s best, I would probably put it at 3 after TCM and POLTERGEIST. Anyway, here is the skinny on the release. Be sure to click on the cover art to pre-order these today!
Just in time for Halloween, we dare you to hop on board for a gruesome good time and rediscover two enduring thrillers filled with edge-of-your seat suspense and terror when SCREAM FACTORY™ presents the TERROR TRAIN Collector’s Edition Blu-ray + DVD combo pack and THE FUNHOUSE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD on October 16, 2012. Both collector’s editions of TERROR TRAIN and THE FUNHOUSE feature anamorphic widescreen presentation of the movie and a spectacular array of bonus content, including new interviews and commentaries, archival material, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and more! TERROR TRAIN Collector’s Edition Blu-ray + DVD combo pack is priced to own $29.93; THE FUNHOUSE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $29.93 and $16.50 for the DVD.
Avid horror movie fans and collectors take note: those who order TERROR TRAIN Collector’s Edition and/or THE FUNHOUSE Collector’s Edition will receive special collectible item(s) as gift(s)-with-purchase. For more information, please visit ShoutFactoryStore.com or ScreamFactoryDVD.com.
TERROR TRAIN Collector’s Edition Blu-ray + DVD Combo Pack
Take an excursion into terror with Jamie Lee Curtis in this classic shocker from director Roger Spottiswoode (Tomorrow Never Dies).
It’s New Year’s Eve and a group of college co-eds have planned a masquerade bash aboard a chartered train. What they didn’t plan on was that a knife-wielding psycho would crash the party and begin slaughtering the guests one by one! Who is this brutal costumed killer? Climb aboard the Terror Train for a frightening combination of blood-curdling horror and intriguing mystery.
Also starring Academy Award®-winner Ben Johnson (1971, Supporting Actor, The Last Picture Show), Hart Bochner (Die Hard) and D.D. Winters (aka Vanity, 52 Pick-Up).
Harold Greenberg and Sandy Howard present TERROR TRAIN
Cast: Ben Johnson, Jamie Lee Curtis, Hart Bochner, and David Copperfield as “The Magician”
Written by T.Y. Drake; Music composed by John Mills-Cockell; produced by Harold Greenberg; executive producer, Lamar Card; directed by Roger Spottiswoode
An Astral Bellevue Pathe Production in Association with Sandy Howard Productions Corp./Daniel Grodnik
Anamorphic Widescreen (1.85:1)/1980/Color/97 minutes
EXCLUSIVE LIMITED OFFER: Order this Blu-ray + DVD combo pack directly from ShoutFactory.com and receive an exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! Less than 500 have been made, so these are only available while supplies last.
Audio Commentary by Director Roger Spottiswoode
Theatrical Trailer And TV Spots
And more to be announced!
TERROR TRAIN (Blu-ray/DVD combo)
THE FUNHOUSE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD
Director Tobe Hooper (The Texas Chainsaw Massacre, Poltergeist) pays affectionate tribute to various classic horror movies in this tale of two teenage couples who spend the night in a sleazy carnival funhouse.
On her first date with Buzz (Cooper Huckabee, True Blood), Amy (Elizabeth Berridge, Amadeus) disobeys her father and goes to the carnival with Richie (Miles Chapin, Hair) and Liz (Largo Woodruff), but their first date may end up as their last. After witnessing a murder, the four terrified teens are trapped in the maze of the funhouse and stalked by a real monster, a horribly deformed killer who lurks among the freakish exhibits to butcher them one by one. Also stars Sylvia Miles (Midnight Cowboy) and Kevin Conway (in three roles). Featuring special makeup designs by Academy Award®-winner Rick Baker (An American Werewolf In London, Ed Wood).
Elizabeth Berridge, Cooper Huckabee, Miles Chaplin, Sylvia Miles, William Finley, Kevin Conway as The Barker in THE FUNHOUSE
Written by Larry Block; directed by Tobe Hooper; produced by Derek Power and Steven Bernhardt; executive producers, Mace Neufeld and Mark Lester.
Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)/DTS Master Audio 5.1/1981/Color/96 minutes
EXCLUSIVE LIMITED OFFER: Order the Blu-ray or DVD directly from ShoutFactory.com and receive an exclusive 18”x24” poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! Less than 500 have been made, so these are only available while supplies last.
Read more @: ShoutFactoryStore.com or ScreamFactoryDVD.com.
THE FUNHOUSE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD Special Features (preliminary confirmed lineup):
Audio Commentary by Director Tobe Hooper, Hosted By Director Tim Sullivan
TV and Radio spots
And more to be announced!
SEE YOU ON FORTY DEUCE,
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