Blu-ray Release: Ragtime Limited Edition

Blu-ray Release Date: Nov. 16, 2021
Price: Blu-ray $22.99
Studio: Paramount

Filmmaker Milos Forman’s cinematic epic Ragtime arrives for its 40th anniversary in a Limited-Edition two-disc Blu-ray as part of the Paramount Presents line.

Based on E.L. Doctorow’s best-selling novel, Ragtime tells a story of disparate characters in New York City in the early 1900s.  From the emerging New York suburb of New Rochelle to the flashy spectacle of Atlantic City, a family faces racial tensions, scandals, and violence that will test everything they believe in.

The film features a spectacular cast that includes James Cagney, Brad Dourif, Moses Gunn, Elizabeth McGovern, Kenneth McMillan, Pat O’Brien, Donald O’Connor, Mandy Patinkin, Howard E. Rollins, Jr., Mary Steenburgen, Debbie Allen, Jeff Daniels, Fran Drescher, Samuel L. Jackson, Norman Mailer and John Ratzenberger.

The two-disc Blu-ray includes a newly discovered director’s cut workprint version of the film along with the theatrical version and the following features:

  • Deleted and Extended Scenes—NEW!
  • Ragtime Revisited: A Conversation with Larry Karaszewski and screenwriter Michael Weller on RagtimeNEW!
  • Commentary by director Milos Forman and executive producer Michael Hausman
  • Deleted Scene
  • Remembering Ragtime
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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.