The Omen (1976) & The Omen Collection (US BD) in September

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the US Region A Blu-ray Disc release of The Omen and The Omen Collection on 9th September 2008. The 1976 horror original directed by Richard Donner and starring Gregory Peck and Lee Remick arrives on Collector’s Edition Blu-ray Disc alongside The Omen Collection four-disc set featuring all three of the original films (The Omen, Damien: Omen II and Omen III: Final Conflict), as well as the 2006 remake.

The made-for-television Omen IV: The Awakening is not included.

The Omen (1976) is priced at $39.98 SRP and offers the following features on a dual-layer 50GB disc:

  • 1080P 2.35:1 Widescreen (AVC)
  • English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Audio
  • English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese (Traditional and Simplified) subtitles
  • BD Exclusive – Richard Donner on The Omen interview featurette
  • BD Exclusive – The Omen Revelations BonusView with Trivia Track
  • BD Exclusive – Commentary by film historians Lem Dobbs, Nick Redman and Jeff Bond
  • BD Exclusive – Isolated score track (Dolby Surround 5.1 audio)
  • Introduction by director Richard Donner
  • Commentary by director Richard Donner and editor Stuart Baird
  • Commentary by director Richard Donner and screenwriter Brian Helgeland
  • “Dog Attack” Deleted Scene with optional commentary by director Richard Donner and screenwriter Brian Helgeland
  • 666: The Omen Revealed featurette
  • The Omen Legacy featurette
  • Curse or Coincidence? featurette
  • An Appreciation: Wes Craven On The Omen featurette
  • Jerry Goldsmith on The Omen Score featurette
  • Screenwriters Notebook featurette
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Still Gallery

The Omen Collection is priced at $129.98 SRP and is a four-disc set that includes The Omen (1976), Damien: Omen II and Omen III: Final Conflict authored in BD-J with AVC (MPEG 4) compression on dual-layer 50GB discs presented in widescreen (2.35:1 aspect ratio) with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Audio plus English, Spanish, Korean and Chinese (Traditional and Simplified) subtitles. The Omen (2006) is authored in MPEG2 compression on a single-layer 25GB disc presented in widescreen (1.85:1 aspect ratio) with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Audio, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Surround with English and Spanish subtitles only.

Extras are detailed below:

The Omen (1976)
  • Special features content listed above

Damien: Omen II
  • Commentary by producer Harvey Bernhard
  • Theatrical trailer

Omen III: The Final Conflict
  • Commentary by director Graham Baker
  • Theatrical trailer

The Omen (2006)
  • BD Exclusive – The Devil’s Footnotes Trivia Track
  • Commentary with director John Moore, producer Glen Williamson and editor Dan Zimmerman
  • Revelations 666 featurette
  • Abbey Road Sessions featurette
  • Extended scenes


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