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The Good, The Bad And The Ugly SE arrives on R2 this April

MGM Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Special Edition for 26th April 2004 with a retail price of £19.99. Sergio Leone's landmark Western has been restored to its full length with the addition of 3 missing scenes totalling 18 minutes from the original Italian version, which have been re-dubbed into English by stars Clint Eastwood and Eli Wallach.

Fully restored with re-mastered picture and sound this two-disc set will come in highly collectible packaging and boasts the following extra features:

  • "Leone's West" - Documentary on the making of the film with Clint Eastwood, Eli Wallach and producer Alberto Grimaldi
  • "Leone's Style" - Documentary on the impact of Leone's Spaghetti Western phenomenon with Eastwood, Wallach, Grimaldi and genre expert and historian Richard Schickel
  • "The Man Who Lost the Civil War" - Documentary into the background of films setting
  • Audio commentary with genre expert and film historian Richard Schickel
  • "Restoring The Good The Bad and The Ugly" - Featurette on reconstruction and re-recording of audio tracks
  • "The Secorro Sequence: A Reconstruction" - An animated gallery of missing sequences with stills and footage
  • Never-before-scene extended Tuco Torture scene, which was dropped from all theatrical versions
  • "II Maetsro" - Featurette with Variety music critic on the creation of Ennio Morricone's unforgettable score
  • "II Maestro Part 2" - Audio featurette offering an extended insight into Morricone's music
  • French trailer which includes clips deleted from the final version
  • 4 Easter eggs

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