Warner announce "The Right Stuff" SE for July 28th

Warner Home Video have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of The Right Stuff for July 28th 2003 with a retail price of £19.99. This two-disc special edition DVD offers the following content...

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen transfer
  • DD5.1 Audio
  • English, English HOH, Spanish, German, French, Dutch, Arabic, Bulgarian, Romanian
  • Cast Commentary
  • Filmmakers Commentary
  • Additional Scenes
  • Interactive Timeline to Space
  • 'Do You Have the Right Stuff?' Interactive featurette
  • John Glenn: American Hero feature
  • Theatrical Trailer
Here is a look at the cover art and the text from the PR...



This fascinating look at the birth of America's space program and the first astronauts in space is presented in cinematic widescreen with stunning Dolby Digital sound and accompanied by a cosmic array of additional features including cast and crew commentaries, additional scenes, behind the scenes documentaries and more.

Epic and glorious were America's dreams to master the sky and journey into space. Also epic and glorious is this landmark movie about one adventurous test pilot, seven brave astronauts and the colourful era that forged their heroism: Philip Kaufman's (Quills, Unbearable Lightness of Being) spectacular film of Tom Wolfe's (Bonfire of the Vanities) The Right Stuff.

Winner of four Academy Awards, The Right Stuff chronicles the story of the pioneering Mercury astronauts: men names Shepard, Grissom, Glenn, Carpenter, Schirra, Cooper and Slayton, the first Americans to ride a primitive spacecraft solo into a new frontier. Preceding them in the history books was the legendary Chuck Yaeger who, far removed from the awesome media spotlight that would focus on the "spacemen" a decade later, became the first man to break the sound barrier piloting the fabled X-1.

Sam Shepard (as Yaeger), Ed Harris, Dennis Quaid, Barabara Hershey, Fred Ward and others in a marvellous ensemble cast make this sweeping saga funny, touching and bracingly human, like the movie that contains them, they embody The Right Stuff of exciting entertainment.

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