Best Blu-ray Deals

Best Blu-ray Deals, See All the Deals »
Top deals | Price drops  
 All countries United States United Kingdom Canada Germany France Spain Italy Japan
The Equalizer (Blu-ray)
$14.99
 
Archer: The Complete Season Five (Blu-ray)
$19.99
10 hrs ago
Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)
$34.49
 
American Sniper (Blu-ray)
$29.99
 
The Expendables 3 (Blu-ray)
$15.00
1 hr ago
The Lady From Shanghai (Blu-ray)
$8.99
 
The Interview (Blu-ray)
$13.59
 
2015 Allstate Sugar Bowl (Blu-ray)
$14.96
 
The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (Blu-ray)
$5.99
 
Massacre Mafia Style (Blu-ray)
$17.99
 
The Book of Life 3D (Blu-ray)
$24.96
 
Big Hero 6 (Blu-ray)
$18.90
 
COLLECT WATCH TRACK RATE REVIEW APP
Manage your own movie collection and always keep it with you with our Apps. Price track movies and get price drop notifications instantly. Become a member to take full advantage of all site features.
GET STARTED


Blazing Saddles: 40th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray

Posted February 3, 2014 11:35 PM by Webmaster

Warner 90th AnniversaryWarner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the 40th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray release of Mel Brooks' Blazing Saddles, which stars Cleavon Little, Harvey Korman, Madeline Kahn, Gene Wilder and Brooks himself. The new Blu-ray release of the classic comedy arrives with new, exclusive special features on May 6th.

Blazing Saddles, one of Warner Bros.' most successful ever, is listed as #6 on the American Film Institute's (AFI) list of the best comedies of all time. First released in 1974, the movie grossed nearly $120 million at the domestic box office and has sold more than 4.6 million Blu-rays and DVDs. The Western film genre spoof is one of Brooks' most commercially successful films, along with Young Frankenstein, also released that same year.

Official Synopsis: Blazing Saddles stars Cleavon Little as an unlikely sheriff in the town of Rock Ridge, Harvey Korman as the villain, Madeline Kahn as a Marlene Dietrich-style chanteuse, Gene Wilder as the wacko Waco Kid and Brooks himself as a dimwitted politico. Once the lunatic film gets started, logic is lost in a blizzard of gags, jokes, quips, puns and outrageous assaults upon good taste or any taste at all. The film was nominated for three Academy Awards: Supporting Actress for Kahn, Best Editing and Best Song.

Tech specs have yet to be detailed. Special features and bonus content includes:
  • NEW - Blaze of Glory: Mel Brooks' Wild, Wild West - Brooks reflects on his own movie-making chutzpah, Blazing Saddles' lasting cultural impact on audiences of all generations, and alongside co-stars Gene Wilder and Madeline Kahn, proves why his film is one of the funniest and most outrageous film ever made.
  • 10 Exclusive Art Cards with funny quotes and images from the film
  • Audio Commentary with Mel Brooks
  • Back in the Saddle: cast reunion documentary
  • Black Bart: 1975 television pilot inspired by the movie
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Theatrical Trailer



Source: Blu-ray.com | Permalink | United States [Country settings]

News comments (31 comments)



Slikkbradd
  Feb 03, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
uuuughhh.....why why why

Sky_Captain85
  Feb 03, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Why change the artwork?

eChopper
  Feb 03, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
what was wrong with the previous transfer??? talk about mis-allocation of resources...
Nailwraps
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I wouldn't say nothing's wrong with the transfer (I saw pics and they look great), but I'm just saying it would be cool if it got a 4K remaster.

growler
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I'll keep my existing BD. Even though it has lossy audio. Still has Mel's commentary. Re-realse has new cover art, Art Cards & one new feature: Blaze of Glory."

Top reviewer
nathanp
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
One of the funniest movies of all time, not sure I need to double dip though.
Erik Morton
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
One of my absolute favorite films!! But I gotta say, WB has been really dropping the ball with their anniversary rereleases . . . . . first 'JFK', 'The Exorcist' and 'All the President's Men', and now 'Blazing Saddles'. They could have at LEAST had the decency to give it a nice digibook like they did with their 'Goodfellas' copout. PASS.

bondfooll
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
If "Blaze of Glory" is longer than, say, 30 minutes, maybe I'll pick it up on sale, but I'll stick with my Mel Brooks box set until then.

Top reviewer
Top contributor
Rhylliam
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I'm getting a little tired of the constant re-releases from Warner. Plus only one or two new extras is pretty lame to boot.
animefan77
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
One of my favorite comedy of all time, but I'm not going to double dip for one extra content and some physical extras. ...well unless I can get it really cheap

Top contributor
stevo4264
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
This was one of my first movies I saw at the Cinema
Gac-Man
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Awesome, although I'll miss the old artwork. Besides the Anniversary, I think we may see a new lossless audio track.

noirjunkie
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Warner Bros has both the largest movie collection in the world and the most mediocre output of catalog blu-ray releases. Do we really need another double dip when countless classics are still just sitting in the vaults?

vanscottie
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@noirjunkie "... the most mediocre output of catalog blu-ray releases" ???? Warner's mastering of Blu's is next to Criterion pretty much the best around. Far, Far better than the quality either Universal or Paramount puts out of their catalogue films.

But as for this film, well some art cards and one new doc isn't going to make me double dip. And there's no mention of any upgrade in the PQ/AQ so I wouldn't expect it to be remastered

Bucky
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Any word on when Warner Bros might be releasing another edition of The Wizard of Oz?

Top contributor
mahgin86
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Not a fan of the artwork..

Top contributor
TJS_Blu
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@Bucky - The 76th Anniversary is coming up next year, so we might get something by late summer.

Top contributor
Count Orlok
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Definitely picking this up! I need more Mel Brooks in my collection. I owned it on dvd, but now it's Blu time!
corockymtnhi
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
If "Blaze of Glory" features input from Madeline Kahn, it can't be entirely NEW, because that great lady passed away in 1999.

chidecki
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I too have the DVD and need to update so this is great news.

noirjunkie
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@vanscottie

I'm not talking about the quality of their individual releases, which I agree are usually stellar. I'm talking about quantity--the number of catalog titles they've actually released on blu-ray. That's where they've fallen woefully short.
genesim
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
If and only if there is a picture or audio upgrade...I will just take the old bluray and snap in the new one while keeping original artwork. Problem solved.

The original poster cannot be beat!

JimmyTwoTimes
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
People constantly complain about Warner's old catalog releases. When they actually do release a new anniversary edition, they complain about that too.
Musicguy
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Really, if you're a Mel Brooks fan you probably already own one or two copies of this film on Blu-ray. It was one of WB's first released on Blu-ray and was included in the Fox Mel Brooks box set. Do we really need another release????....probably not.

I hope WB don't judge sales on this title against future releases
Lambent
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Is this a new transfer, and was there even anything wrong with the original transfer?

I already own this movie (got the 9-film Mel Brooks Collection for $25) but I haven't had the opportunity to watch it yet.

vanscottie
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@noirjunkie, I gotta agree with you there!
Top reviewer
bluknight1
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
@noirjunkie +1000
thenumber9
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Can't speak for this one, but I was really amazed how good the transfer was on the previous one.

Randy_G
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
Bought "Blazing Saddles" twice on DVD and once on blu. As much as I love this movie, I certainly am not buying it again--even if a new and even better transfer. The existing blu looks great and this is not a film that I watch primarily for the visuals. Also, the new artwork sucks.

CandyStalker
  Feb 04, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
I do not give this a "harumph".

aquagroove
  Feb 05, 2014
Vote plusVote minus Report as inappropriate
 
So ridiculous to release another version when so many other titles that should be released on Blu-ray; EG: The Party Peter Sellers; All the original Pink Panther Films? Around the world in 80 days 1956. The Time Machine 1960. Batman The TV Series. The Avengers The TV series With Emma Peel. And Squillions of titles only available in The US that should be available to the rest of the world?


Add comment



Please login to post a comment.


 


Get Daily Blu-ray Deals



* We do not share your email and you may opt out at any time.



Top Blu-ray Deals

 


The best Blu-ray deals online. Don't miss out on these great deals.

See Today's Deals »


 Top movies



Latest Deals United States



The latest deals on Blu-ray movies
at Amazon.

Show new deals »


Trending Blu-ray Movies
1. Lucy
2. Lucy
3. Gone Girl
4. The Grand Budapest Hotel
5. Fright Night
6. GoodFellas
7. Interstellar
8. Lucy
9. Annabelle
10. The Drop
11. The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
12. The Zero Theorem
13. Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
14. The Boxtrolls 3D
15. American Sniper

Trending in Theaters
1. American Sniper
2. Interstellar
3. Big Hero 6
4. The Imitation Game
5. The Interview
6. The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
7. Taken 3
8. Inherent Vice
9. The Babadook
10. Into the Woods
11. Selma
12. Nightcrawler
13. Blackhat
14. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1
15. Foxcatcher
16. Paddington
17. A Most Violent Year
18. The Theory of Everything
19. Horns
20. Predestination
21. The Gambler
22. The Wedding Ringer
23. Exodus: Gods and Kings
24. Horrible Bosses 2
25. Dumb and Dumber To
26. Jessabelle
27. Penguins of Madagascar
28. Unbroken
29. The Woman in Black 2: Angel of Death
30. Two Days, One Night
31. Big Eyes
32. Wolves
33. Wild
34. Annie
35. Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb
36. Top Five
37. Vice
38. Revenge of the Green Dragons
39. Rosewater
40. Before I Go to Sleep
41. Song of the Sea
42. Fugly!
43. [REC] 4: Apocalypse
44. Poker Night
45. The Homesman
46. Leviathan

Top 10 Sellers United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Fury
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
4.  Lucy
5.  The Grand Budapest Hotel
6.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
7.  Interstellar
8.  Guardians of the Galaxy 3D
9.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
10.  American Sniper
  » See more top sellers


Top 10 Pre-orders United States
1.  Big Hero 6
2.  Fury
3.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
4.  The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1
5.  Interstellar
6.  Outlander: Season 1 Volume 1
7.  American Sniper
8.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
9.  The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ...
10.  John Wick
  » See more pre-orders


Top 10 Bargains United States
1.  Big Hero 6
$18.90, Save 53%
2.  Game of Thrones: The Complete Fourt...
$39.96, Save 50%
3.  The Grand Budapest Hotel
$11.99, Save 70%
4.  Downton Abbey: Season 5
$29.96, Save 46%
5.  The Book of Life
$19.99, Save 50%
6.  Dredd 3D
$9.96, Save 60%
7.  The Secret Life of Walter Mitty
$5.99, Save 85%
8.  The Equalizer
$14.99, Save 57%
9.  The Princess Bride
$5.99, Save 70%
10.  Frozen
$24.74, Save 45%
  » See more deals



Most Popular Blu-ray Movie Deals


The Equalizer

 United States


$34.99 $14.99





Archer: The Complete Season Five

 United States


$39.99 $19.99





Cowboy Bebop: The Complete Series

 United States


$59.98 $34.49





Best Blu-ray Movie Deals »



This web site is not affiliated with the Blu-ray Disc Association.
All trademarks are the property of the respective trademark owners.
© 2002-2015 Blu-ray.com. All rights reserved.
Registration problems | Business/Advertising Inquiries | Privacy Policy | Legal Notices