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Rocky CE (R1) in December

Fox Home Entertainment have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Rocky (Collector’s Edition) for 5th December 2006 priced at $26.98 SRP. Nominated for 10 Academy Awards and winner for Best Picture, Rocky is the film that inspired a nation and is now returning to DVD complete with all new bonus features.

Disc 1: Main Feature

  • 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
  • English DD5.1 Surround
  • French & Spanish Dolby Surround
  • Spanish subtitles
  • New Audio Commentary by Sylvester Stallone
  • New Audio Commentary by Boxing Legends Trainer Lou Duva & Commentator Bert Sugar
  • 3 Rounds With Legendary Trainer Lou Duva
  • Interview With A Legend: Bert Sugar
  • "The Opponents"

Disc 2: Extra Features
  • "In the Ring” 3-Part Making of Documentary
  • Steadicam: Then & Now
  • Make Up! The Art & Form with Michael Westmore
  • Stacatto: A Composer's Notebook With Bill Conti
  • "The Ring Of Truth"
  • Deleted Scenes

Also released the same day is a new Rocky Anthology giftset ($49.98 SRP), which appears to be a barebones affair offering just the five films across five discs with the new “Hi-Def” transfers created for the last release by MGM. Rocky features English 5.1 DTS and 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround alongside the original Mono, whilst the sequels only feature English 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround mixes. French 5.1 and Spanish Mono are featured on Rocky, whilst the sequels all feature French and Spanish Mono (except for Rocky 5 which has French Stereo Surround and Spanish Mono). All five films offer English, French and Spanish subtitles.

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