Hiya fiends! I just got a top secret communique from a remote numbers station manned by the agents of awesome at Shout Factory informing me of the upcoming release of two cult classic action packed flicks on one bombastic Blu-ray; I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND and THE FINAL OPTION! Let’s decipher this cryptic code to see what we are in for:
Lock and load your Blu-ray™ player – it’s time for a double-barreled blast of high-octane, high-definition action when William Witney’s I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND (produced by Roger and Gene Corman), starring football superstar Jim Brown and Christopher George (City of the Living Dead), and Ian Sharp’s THE FINAL OPTION, starring Lewis Collins (The Professionals), Oscar® nominee Judy Davis (A Passage to India) and Richard Widmark (Judgment at Nuremberg), arrive on home entertainment shelves together in a special double-feature Blu-ray™ on July 15, 2014 from Shout! Factory. Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this pair of hard-to-find action, adventure classics are a sure-fire night of entertainment for those who like their meat – and their movies – raw. ($19.97 SRP)
Head here to pre-order this bad@$$ Blu-ray today!
I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND (1973)
Sentenced to life in the world’s most notorious prison colony, two tougher-than-nails inmates enact the ultimate jail break…but find that trying to survive in the outside world is every bit as hellish as it was in the slammer. Football superstar Jim Brown and drive-in movie mainstay Christopher George star in this gritty actioner from the legendary Roger Corman.
THE CORMAN COMPANY Presents
JIM BROWN in
“I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND”
With CHRISTOPHER GEORGE
Produced by ROGER and GENE CORMAN
Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY
Written by RICHARD L. ADAMS
THE FINAL OPTION (1982)
An elite Special Air Service captain takes the ultimate risk when he infiltrates a terrorist organization in order to thwart a plan to take several dignitaries hostage. Inspired by the real-life operations of counter-terrorist forces, this military movie favorite (also known as Who Dares Wins) boasts an all-star cast.
A EUAN LLOYD Production
LEWIS COLLINS, JUDY DAVIS and RICHARD WIDMARK in
“THE FINAL OPTION”
Starring TONY DOYLE, JOHN DUTTINE, KENNETH GRIFFITH,
ROSALIND LLOYD, INGRID PITT, NORMAN RODWAY
With EDWARD WOODWARD and ROBERT WEBBER
Screenplay by REGINALD ROSE Based on “THE TIPTOE BOYS” by GEORGE MARKSTEIN
Produced by EUAN LLOYD Executive Producer CHRIS CHRISAFIS
Directed by IAN SHARP