Sci-fi classic “Close Encounters Of The Third Kind” is getting a 40th Anniversary 4K Special Edition release
Stephen Spielberg’s best film (yeah, that’s right, we said it) is getting a brand new 4K 40th Anniversary release, including this very limited Gift Set edition.
You get 3 newly-restored versions of the film on both 4K and Blu-ray, as well as a bonus disc. In terms of extras you get the old, but excellent, feature length ‘making of’ documentary, as well as newly produced featurettes, all in special packaging and with a
This isn’t listed as an exclusive, so if we spot more pre-order links we’ll add them.
Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD™ Gift Set (3 Discs: 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Bonus Disc) Includes All 3 Versions of the Film: Theatrical Version, Special Edition & Director’s Cut – all restored in 4K.
Limited Edition 4K Ultra HD Gift Set
- Special collectible 4K Ultra HD gift set lights up and plays the iconic 5-tone theme
- Also includes a 64-page booklet with rare photos from the film’s production
Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi blockbuster, now fully restored in 4K. Richard Dreyfuss stars as cable worker Roy Neary, who experiences a close encounter of the first kind – witnessing UFOs soaring across the sky. Meanwhile, government agents have close encounters of the second kind – discovering physical evidence of extraterrestrial visitors in the form of a lost fighter aircraft from World War II and a stranded military ship that disappears decades earlier only to suddenly reappear in an unusual place. Roy and the agents follow the clues that have drawn them to reach a site where they will have a close encounter of the third kind – contact.
Blu-ray Bonus Disc™ Special Features Include:
ALL-NEW SPECIAL FEATURES
- Three Kinds Of Close Encounters featurette All-new interviews with directors Steven Spielberg, J.J. Abrams and Denis Villeneuve reflecting on the legacy and impact of this iconic sci-fi classic.
- Steven’s Home Videos & Outtakes Get a rare glimpse behind the scenes with director Steven Spielberg as your guide in these never-before-seen on-set movies and gags
Blu-ray ALSO INCLUDES
- Close Encounters Of The Third Kind – Making Of Documentary
- Steven Spielberg: 30 Years of Close Encounters featurette
- 1977 Featurette Close Encounters Of The Third Kind – Watch The Skies
- Deleted Scenes
- Storyboard Comparisons
- Extensive Photo Gallery
- Theatrical Trailers