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Indiana Jones Special Editions (R2) in May

Paramount Home Entertainment have announced the UK Region 2 DVD release of all new Special Editions of all three original Indiana Jones movies on 12th May 2008. Released shortly before the fourth in the series arrives in cinemas, the three films were previously restored and remastered for the trilogy box-set release. These Special Editions offer new bonus content that delves into the making of the legendary series as the filmmakers and cast look back and a new world of adventure opens up with Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and others offering hints about what to expect in the newest instalment.

Released separately (£9.99 each) and also available in a trilogy box-set (£27.99), extras are detailed below…

Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

  • Raiders of the Lost Ark: An Introduction by Steven Spielberg & George Lucas
  • Indiana Jones: An Appreciation -- The cast and crew of Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull pay tribute to the original trilogy.
  • The Melting Face -- A recreation of the amazing physical effect of the villain's melting face in Raiders of the Lost Ark, including Steven Spielberg and George Lucas commenting on the evolution of visual effects and CGI.
  • Storyboard Sequence--The Well of Souls
  • Galleries
    • Illustrations & Props
    • Production Photographs & Portraits
    • Effects/ILM
    • Marketing

Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom
  • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom: An Introduction by Steven Spielberg & George Lucas
  • Creepy Crawlies -- Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Frank Marshall reminisce about snakes, bugs and rats.
  • Locations -- Travel across the world to discover where the films take place and where they were shot.
  • Storyboard Sequence--The Mine Cart Chase
  • Galleries
    • Illustrations & Props
    • Production Photographs & Portraits
    • Effects/ILM
    • Marketing

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade
  • Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: An Introduction by Steven Spielberg & George Lucas
  • The Women: The American Film Institute Tribute -- The three Indiana Jones women (Karen Allen, Kate Capshaw and Alison Doody) reunite for a discussion.
  • Friends and Enemies -- Steven Spielberg, George Lucas and Indiana Jones writers discuss how they created the most iconic characters in film history, including a look at new faces in Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
  • Storyboard Sequence -- The Opening Sequence
  • Galleries
    • Illustrations & Props
    • Production Photographs & Portraits
    • Effects/ILM
    • Marketing

Content is the same as the recently announced Region 1 editions. The only thing missing is the Lego Indiana Jones video game demo and trailer.



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