The Exorcist (UK BD) in October

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Blu-ray Disc release of The Exorcist on 11th October 2010. Newly remastered in 1080p from the original camera negative, the Blu-ray includes both the remastered Extended Director’s Cut as well as the remastered theatrical version of the film.

The 2-Disc Blu-ray contains three new documentaries; Raising Hell: Filming the Exorcist, including new revealing set footage produced and photographed by cinematographer Owen Roizman, as well as camera and makeup tests, interviews with Friedkin, actress Linda Blair, author/screenwriter/producer William Peter Blatty and Roizman himself. The Exorcist Locations: Georgetown Then and Now featuring a tour of the iconic locations where the film was shot and including a visit to the famous “Exorcist steps”. Faces of Evil: The Different Versions of The Exorcist sees Friedkin and Blatty discussing the different versions of the film and showing outtakes. The result is a new immersive viewing experience that takes you on the set of the film and offers a unique, up-close perspective of the filmmaking and special effects process that is rarely seen. The UK version will also include the Mark Kermode documentary The Fear of God which sees the renowned critic talking about why The Exorcist is his favourite film.

Disc 1: The Exorcist: The Version You’ve Never Seen

  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • French 5.1, French (Canadian) 5.1, German 5.1, Italian 5.1, Spanish (Castilian) 5.1, Spanish 2.0, Portuguese 2.0, Hungarian 2.0, Polish 2.0, Russian 5.1 (all are Dolby Digital)
  • Subtitles: English HOH, French, German HOH, Italian HOH, Spanish (Castilian), Dutch, Chinese, Korean, Spanish, Portuguese (Brazil), Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, 1142, 1213, Hungarian, Icelandic, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovenian, Swedish, 1528, Turkish
  • Commentary by William Friedkin (with optional Chinese subtitles)
  • Raising Hell: Filming The Exorcist (30mins)
  • The Exorcist Locations: Georgetown Then and Now (8:30mins)
  • Face of Evil: The Different Versions of The Exorcist (9:52mins)
  • The Version You’ve Never Seen (Trailer)
  • Our Deepest Fears (Trailer)
  • Most Electrifying (TV Spot)
  • Scariest Ever (TV Spot)
  • The Exorcist Returns (TV Spot)
  • The Devil Himself (Radio Spot)
  • Our Deepest Fears (Radio Spot)

Disc 2: The Exorcist (Theatrical Version)
  • 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen
  • English 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • French 1.0, German 1.0, Italian 1.0, Spanish (Castilian) 1.0, Spanish 1.0, Portuguese 1.0 (all are Dolby Digital)
  • Subtitles: English HOH, French, German HOH, Italian HOH, Spanish (Castilian), Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Danish, Finnish, Norwegian, Swedish
  • Commentary by Willa Friedkin
  • Commentary by William Peter Blatty with Sound Effects Tests
  • Fear of God documentary (1hr 17mins)
  • Original Ending (1:42mins)
  • Sketches & Storyboards (2:42mins)
  • Interview Gallery with Friedkin & Blatty (9:02mins)
    • The Original Cut
    • Stairway to Heaven
    • The Final Reckoning
  • Introduction by William Friedkin (2:15mins)
  • Nobody Expected It (Theatrical Trailer)
  • Beyond Comprehension (Theatrical Trailer)
  • Flash Image (Theatrical Trailer)
  • Beyond Comprehension (TV Spot)
  • You Too Can See The Exorcist (TV Spot)
  • Between Sceince & Superstition (TV Spot)
  • The Movie You’ve Been Waiting For (TV Spot)

Please note: On each disc the subtitles are available on both the main feature and all extras except for commentaries and trailers. Also note that Warner did not supply the subtitle lists, we've written them up and therefore are limited by the fact our Blu-ray players simply list number codes or 'Other' for certain languages.

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