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The Outsiders (UK) in October

Studio Canal have announced the UK DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of The Outsiders on 31st October 2011. Based on the best-selling novel by S.E. Hinton, The Outsiders is Francis Ford Coppola's classic coming-of-age drama starring a veritable who's who of the 80s Bratpack - C Thomas Howell, Ralph Maccio, Rob Lowe, Matt Dillon, Patrick Swayze, Emilio Estevez, Tom Cruise and Diane Lane. When Ponyboy and Johnny, members of the poor "Greasers" gang from the wrong side of the tracks, meet Cherry Valance and Marcia at the drive-in, the wealthy "Socials" gang vow to take revenge on the Greasers for muscling in on their girls. Later that night tensions escalate when the two gangs meet, and suddenly Johnny and Ponyboy find themselves on the run for murder...

This 2 disc special edition includes a collector’s booklet with production History and collectable character artcards. Extras include:

  • Introduction and New audio Commentary by Francis Ford Coppola
  • Watch “The Outsiders” with the Greasers and a Soc Audio commentary by Matt Dillon, C. Thomas Howell, Diane Lane, Rob Lowe, Ralph Macchio and Patrick Swayze
  • Staying Gold: A Look Back at “The Outsiders”
  • S.E. Hinton on Location in Tulsa
  • The Casting of “The Outsiders”
  • 7 cast members (Lowe, Swayze, Howell, Dillon, Macchio, Garrett and Lane) read extracts from the novel
  • NBC’s News Today from 1983 “The Outsiders” Started by School Petition
  • Six deleted or extended scene
  • Trailer from 1983

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