After three decades since the theatrical release of Kathryn Bigelow’s Blue Steel, Lionsgate has announced that the classic action thriller will finally be released on Blu-ray for the first time. The Jamie Lee Curtis-led movie will be available to purchase November 14 on Blu-ray + Digital for the suggested retail price of $21.99.
What are the special features included in the Blue Steel Blu-ray release?
The Blue Steel Blu-ray release will feature an updated artwork and new special features including the official trailer, TV spots, vintage promo, and Still Gallery. Listed below are the rest of the featurettes included:
- Audio Commentary with Film Historian Alexandra Heller-Nicholas
- “A Hired Gun” with Editor Lee Percy
- “The Phallic Woman: Deconstructing Blue Steel” with Film Historian Professor Jennifer Moorman
- “Staring Down the Barrel” with Production Designer Toby Corbett
- A Profound Emotional Response – A Video Essay by Film Historian Chris O’Neill
“This classic ’90s thriller follows a newly minted NYPD officer Megan Turner, who responds to a grocery store robbery – and kills the perpetrator – her first day on the job,” reads the synopsis. “But Megan’s uncorroborated story of the shooting gets her suspended from active duty when the stickup gun mysteriously vanishes. Enter a charming-but-disturbed commodities trader (Ron Silver), whose obsession with Megan threatens to destroy everything she holds dear, pushing her into a desperate fight to salvage her reputation… and save her own life.”
Blue Steel was directed by Kathryn Bigelow (Zero Dark Thirty), who co-wrote the screenplay with Eric Red. The R-rated film also starred Ron Silver, Clancy Brown, Elizabeth Peña, Louise Fletcher, Richard Jenkins, Kevin Dunn, Tom Sizemore, and more.