Kurt Russell (MIRACLE, DEATH PROOF) and Val Kilmer (DEJA VU, THE MISSING) will blow you away in this explosive, action-packed adventure! And now, the legendary battle for justice in TOMBSTONE hits home on Blu-ray(TM) for the first time ever. Russell is U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp; Kilmer is the outrageous Doc Holliday. Together, they team up to lay down the law in a notorious showdown with ruthless outlaws at the O.K. Corral. With an all-star cast that also includes Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Dana Delany, Jason Priestley, Michael Biehn and Hollywood icon Charlton Heston, this Wild West epic will transport you back in time and land you smack dab in the center of the crossfire. So strap on your six shooters as you experience the remarkable picture and theater-quality sound of TOMBSTONE in Blu-ray(TM) High Definition.
This Western has become a modest cult favorite since its release in 1993, when the film was met with mixed reviews but the performances of Kurt Russell (as Wyatt Earp) and especially Val Kilmer, for his memorably eccentric performance as the dying gunslinger Doc Holliday, garnered high praise. The movie opens with Wyatt Earp trying to put his violent past behind him, living happily in Tombstone with his brothers and the woman (Dana Delany) who puts his soul at ease. But a murderous gang called the Cowboys has burst on the scene, and Earp can’t keep his gun belt off any longer. The plot sounds routine, and in many ways it is, but Western buffs won’t mind a bit thanks to a fine cast and some well-handled action on the part of Rambo director George P. Cosmatos, who has yet to make a better film than this. —Jeff Shannon
Actors: Kurt Russell, Val Kilmer, Sam Elliott, Bill Paxton, Charlton Heston Directors: George P. Cosmatos Writers: Kevin Jarre Producers: James Jacks, Sean Daniel, Bob Misiorowski Format: Blu-ray, DTS Surround Sound, NTSC, Subtitled, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, Widescreen, AC-3 Language: English (DTS-HD High Res Audio), French (Dolby Digital 2.0), Spanish (Dolby Digital 2.0) Subtitles: English, French, Spanish Dubbed: French, Spanish Region: Region A/1 (Read more about DVD/Blu-ray formats.) Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 Number of discs: 1 Rated: R Restricted Studio: HOLLYWOOD PICTURES DVD Release Date: April 27, 2010 Run Time: 130 minutes Customer Reviews: 4.8 out of 5 stars 9,364 customer ratingsBest Sellers Rank: #68 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV) #6 in Drama Blu-ray Discs #2 in Westerns (Movies & TV) #1 in Romance (Movies & TV)
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