Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD Release: The Bodyguard (2016)

Digital Release Date: Aug. 2, 2016, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Sept. 6, 2016
Price: DVD $24.98, Blu-ray $29.99
Studio: Well Go USA

Legendary actor/fight choreographer Sammo Hung (Once Upon a Time in China and America) returns to the director’s chair for the 2016 action-packed drama The Bodyguard.

TheBodyguard1_optIn addition to directing, Hung also stars with Andy Lau (Saving Mr. Wu, Shaolin) in the tale of a retired bodyguard who befriends a young girl whose father’s connection with a local crime lord puts their lives in danger and forces

The Bodyguard also stars Li Qinqin (The Case of the Silver Snake), newcomer Jacqueline Chan, Hu Jun (Let the Bullets Fly), Feng Shaofeng (Tai Chio Hero), Eddie Peng (Rise of the Legend) and Song Jia (The Final Master). In addition, many Hong Kong cinema legends make cameos, including Yuen Wah, Yuen Biao, Dean Shek, Karl Maka and Tsui Hark.

Bonus features on the Blu-ray and DVD of the unrated film include a making-of featurette and trailer.


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