New Release: Caddyshack, Cocoon on Blu-ray

Caddyshack scene with Bill MurrayCaddyshack turned 30 in 2010, and to celebrate, Warner Home Video gave the comedy its Blu-ray debut.

The 1980 movie starring Bill Murray (Lost in Translation), Chevy Chase and Rodney Dangerfield is a hole-in-one classic. We at the Disc Dish offices admit that we quote from it often.

The Blu-ray, coming out June 8 ($24.98), will include a new 90-minute documentary about the film for the Blu-ray release, “Caddyshack: The Inside Story.” It includes new interviews with the producers and stars talking about making the film.

Plus the Blu-ray contains the 37-minute retrospective featurette “Caddyshack: The 19th Hole” from the earlier released DVD. The featurette includes interviews and outtakes with Chase, star Cindy Morgan, producers Jon Peters and Mark Canton and director Harold Ramis.

The Blu-ray arrived on June 20, 2010, along with a new DVD also was available, priced at $12.97.

Cocoon 25th Anniversary Blu-ray boxAnd another anniversary edition, 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment brought out Cocoon 25th Anniversary on Blu-ray on April 6, 2010, priced at $24.99.

Starring Don Ameche, Jessica Tandy, Brian Dennehy and Steve Guttenberg, the science-fiction drama film tells the story of a group of elderly people who get a new lease on life when they discover the healing power of water being used by aliens.

Director Ron Howard has a commentary on the Blu-ray version, which also will contain behind-the-scenes featurettes.

 

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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.