Raging Bull is going to punch into its third decade and celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special Blu-ray release on January 11, Twentieth Century Fox has announced. The new Anniversary Edition Blu-ray boasts more than 50 minutes of brand-new features, including exclusive new interviews with Robert DeNiro and Martin Scorsese, making it essential to every movie lover’s collection.
Click here to pre-order it from Amazon: Raging Bull (30th Anniv. Edition) on Blu-ray.
Nominated for eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture, Raging Bull is widely regarded as one of the best films of all time, ranking number 24 in the American Film Institute’s “100 Years … 100 Movies” list. As Jake (De Niro) struggles to become the middleweight boxing champion of the world, he is obstructed by his personal demons. Though a technically brilliant fighter, his credibility as a legitimate boxer is challenged when he conspires with the mob to throw a fight in his opponent’s favor. Jake’s final tragic loss in the ring makes him realize that his greatest defeat was losing the ones he loved.
The bonus features slated for this special 30th-Anniversary release are:
- Feature Film
- New — Marty & Bobby
- New — Raging Bull: Reflections On A Classic
- New — Remembering Jake
- New — Marty on Film
- New — Cathy Moriarty on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, March 27, 1981
- Raging Bull: Fight Night
- The Bronx Bull
- DeNiro vs. LaMotta
- LaMotta Defends Title
- Feature Film
- Commentary by Director Martin Scorsese and Editor Thelma Schoonmaker
- Commentary by Cast and Crew
- Storytellers Commentary
Disc 1 (Blu-ray)
Disc 2 (DVD)
If that sounds like an interesting purchase to you, here’s the pre-order link once again: Raging Bull (30th Anniv. Edition) on Blu-ray.