MGM Home Entertainment has issued the final disc specs and cover art for Raging Bull on Blu-ray Disc, scheduled to slam into stores February 10.
Raging Bull, shot in black and white and starring Robert DeNiro, comes on the heels of another Blu-ray classic distributed by Fox also shot in the black and white, the original 1951 The Day the Earth Stood Still.
MGM will present Raging Bull on Blu-ray in widescreen 1.85:1 1080p video and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio.
Bonus features are plentiful thanks to a previously released collector’s edition on DVD. None of the features appear to be exclusive to Blu-ray. The complete list is as follows.
- Commentary by Director Martin Scorsese and Editor Thelma Schoonmaker
- Cast & Crew Commentary – Irwin Winkler, Robbie Robertson, Robert Chartoff, Theresa Saldana, John Turturro, Frank Warner, Michael Chapman and Cis Corman
- Storyteller Commentary with Mardik Martin, Paul Schrader, Jason Lustig and Jake LaMotta
- Raging Bull: Before the Fight – The writing casting and pre-production
- Raging Bull: Inside the Ring – The choreography of the fight scenes
- Raging Bull: Outside the Ring – Behind the scenes stories of making the fil
- Raging Bull: After the Fight – The sound design, the music, and the impact of the film
- The Bronx Bull – Making-of documentary
- DeNiro vs. LaMotta – Shot by shot comparison in the ring
- LaMotta Defends Title – Newsreel footage
- Original theatrical trailer
Raging Bull on Blu-ray will retail for $34.99. It is currently available for pre-order at Amazon.com for $22.99. Click here to secure your copy.