Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Bounty

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Jan. 2, 2019
Price: DVD $10.89, Blu-ray $19.99
Studio: Kino Lorber

Mel Gibson (Lethal Weapon) and Anthony Hopkins (The Rite) star in the 1984 take on one of history’s most infamous sea stories in the action-adventure drama The Bounty.

Mel Gibson (l.) and Anthony Hopkins set sail on The Bounty.

Robert Bolt (Lawrence of Arabia) and director Roger Donaldson (Dante’s Peak) helm this version of the tale that focuses on the fabled mutiny by Master’s Mate Fletcher Christian (Gibson) and his men against their by-the-book captain, William Bligh (Hopkins).

The provocative film also features appearances by many greats of British cinema, including Laurence Olivier (Richard III), Daniel Day-Lewis (The Last of the Mohicans), and Liam Neeson (The Grey).

Bonus features include the following:

-Audio commentary by director Roger Donaldson, producer Bernard Williams and production designer John Graysmark
-Audio commentary by historical consultant Stephens Walters
-Original Theatrical Trailer


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About Laurence

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.