Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Boogens

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 7, 2012
Price: DVD $24.95, Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Olive Films

The Boogens movie sceneThe 1981 cult horror movie The Boogens finally makes its DVD and Blu-ray debut!

In a small town near Denver, two young guys begin to explore a long-abandoned, boarded up silver mine old mine. When one of them goes missing, his begin a search that reveals something horrifying: By opening up the mine, a brood of nasty little monsters–turtle-like, agile, talon-clawed and sharp-toothed—have been unleashed. The grisly truth is quickly revealed as the titular creatures begans to knock the townsfolk one by one.

Directed by James L. Conway (Hanger 18), The Boogens stars Rebecca Balding, Fred McCarren, Anne-Marie Martin and Jeff Harlan.

In a rare instance of an archival Olive Film’s release having any supplemental materials, the DVD and Blu-ray of the R-rated film include a commentary by director Conway, star Balding and screenwriter David O’Malley.

Check out the movie’s trailer:

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Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.