Blu-ray Release: Nighthawks

Blu-ray Release Date: Oct. 18, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $??
Studio: Shout! Factory


Sylvester Stallone (Creed) and Rutger Hauer (Flesh + Blood) star in the 1981 globe-trotting crime action-thriller Nighthawks, directed by Bruce Malmuth.

nighthawks1_optWhen Europe’s most feared terrorist (Hauer) explosively announces his presence in Manhattan, two elite undercover cops (Stallone and Billy Dee Williams) are assigned to stop him before he strikes again. But the ruthless terrorist has other plans for the city – and the detectives.

Featuring a memorable synthesizer-driven soundtrack by the late Keith Emerson, the movie also stars Lindsay Wagner (TV’s The Bionic Woman), Persis Khambatta (Star Trek: The Motion Picture), Nigel Davenport (The Island of Dr. Moreau) and Joe Spinell (StarCrash).

Bonus features on Shout! Factory’s Collector’s Edition include the following:

    • NEW Lights, Camera, Action! – An Audio Interview With Producer Herb Nanas
    • NEW Nighthawks: The First Draft – An Interview With Writer Paul Sylbert
    • NEW We Gotta Shoot This! – An Interview With Director Of Photography James A. Contner
    • NEW A Sign Of The Times – An Interview With Actress Lindsay Wagner
    • NEW Not The Other Girls – An Interview With Actress Catherine Mary Stewart
    • NEW It Was Hell – An Interview With Technical Adviser Randy Jurgensen
    • Theatrical Trailer
    • Radio Spots
    • Still Gallery
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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.