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Scarface Blu-ray Announced (Update)

Posted March 25, 2011 11:30 AM by Juan Calonge

Universal StudiosUniversal Studios Home Entertainment has announced Scarface for Blu-ray release on September 6. Considered one of the most influential gangster films ever made, Brian De Palma's film has been "newly-restored" and will be presented with 7.1 audio for the first time. It will come in a limited-edition BD with SteelBook packaging, ten exclusive art cards, a digital copy of the film and a DVD of the original 1932 Scarface. The studio is also holding a national Scarface fan art contest.

Additionally, for the ultimate collector and cigar enthusiast, a hand-crafted Scarface-themed humidor will be made available in an exclusive, never-before-available, limited gift set edition. Created by the renowned Daniel Marshall, the humidor's exterior is hand painted and polished with the Marshall's trademark "1000 coat brilliant finish." The interior – made with untreated Spanish cedar – will properly condition and age approximately 100 cigars at optimal humidity levels. Limited to 1,000 worldwide and priced at $999.99, each individually numbered humidor comes embellished with custom medallions inspired by the iconic film and includes a certificate of authenticity.

Update: both the regular SteelBook and the gift set have come up for preorder. The SteelBook carries an MSRP of $34.99, and can currently be preordered at $24.99. As previously reported, the gift set with humidor has a list price of $999.99 (nine hundred and ninety-nine dollars with ninety-nine cents). However, it can be preordered for only $699.99.



"Nearly 30 years after it first exploded onto the screen, Scarface stands as a cultural icon with a passionate and growing fan base that continues to exert an enduring influence on not just moviemakers but artists across the entire pop-culture landscape," said Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. "Now, for the first time ever, fans of this jewel in the Universal crown can enjoy Scarface with the spectacular picture and sound quality that only Blu-ray provides."

National fan art contest

To celebrate the film's Blu-rayTM debut, fans will have a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to design Scarface-inspired artwork using classic Tony Montana images from the film. Universal will select the Top 25 submissions based on creativity, originality, quality of composition/design and utilization of the Scarface theme. Fans will vote on their favorite 10 submissions which will then be featured as exclusive art cards in the Scarface Limited Edition Blu-ray. The designer who garners the highest number of fan votes will become the Grand Prize winner, and will have their art featured on both the art card and on a high-profile billboard in a major US city to promote the release. For more information on how to enter the fan art contest and to be among the first to hear future exclusive announcements about Scarface on Blu-ray visit the Scarface page on Facebook.

Special features
  • U-Control:
    • Scarface Scoreboard—Watch Scarface like never before. Keep track of the number of times the "F" word is used and monitor the bullets fired!
    • Picture in Picture—Access interview footage of Brian De Palma, Al Pacino, Screenwriter Oliver Stone, and others without interruption to the movie experience. Also featured is a scene comparison between the 1983 version of Scarface and Howard Hawks' original film.
  • The Scarface Phenomenon— This all-new documentary presents Scarface as a unique phenomenon in cinema history. It explores how a film plagued by controversy leading up to its release has become a Hollywood classic, influencing a whole new generation of filmmakers and leaving a lasting imprint on popular culture.
  • Deleted Scenes
  • The World of Tony Montana —Experience the world of the ultimate gangster and hear from experts on the real world violence, fear and paranoia that surrounds a drug lord.
  • The Rebirth —Director Brian De Palma, producer Martin Bregman, actor Al Pacino, and screenwriter Oliver Stone revisit the history of Scarface, from the inspiration of the original Howard Hawks classic to the evolution of the script.
  • The Acting — Join the filmmakers, Al Pacino and Steven Bauer to discover how each of the roles was cast and how Brian De Palma worked with his actors to get unforgettable performances.
  • The Creating — A fascinating, controversial and definitive journey through the making of the film, which began with the production being forced to leave its initial location in Florida. Discover how the chainsaw scene was filmed, learn about the production design, the photography, and the struggle to get the film an "R" rating.
  • Scarface: The TV Version—A revealing and hilarious montage of film clips comparing the theatrical version to the network television version of Scarface.
  • The Making of Scarface: The Video Game: Immerse yourself in the world of Scarface in this behind-the-scenes look at the creation of the video game.
  • BD-Live
    • Pocket Blu
    • Advanced Remote Control
    • Video Timeline
    • Mobile-To-Go
    • Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray™ player with your device's easy and intuitive keyboard to facilitate such Blu-ray™ features as chatting with friends and sending messages.



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News comments (142 comments)


toonloon
  Mar 24, 2011
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Nice! Finally an upgrade of a catalogue film which has some new features added to it. This is a must have for me as I only bought the very first release on DVD. Well, I bought a later one for a girlfriend but both the girlfriend and the film are no longer in my collection.

K i r a
  Mar 24, 2011
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DVD says, "Say hello to my little friend!"

mishal
  Mar 24, 2011
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Well fuck me if I didn't get this on day 1.

Jumpman
  Mar 24, 2011
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The year of the catalog continues in epic style. The classic among classics! Scarface. "He loved the American Dream...with a vengeance."

Day freaking One!
John31
  Mar 24, 2011
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This freaking Awesome, I been waiting for this for a long time. Must Buy!
jrtoro4
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wonderful!!!! What fans deserve!!! Looking forward to grab one the very first day!!!!

kopkiwi
  Mar 24, 2011
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Oh.
Fkc.
Yes.

Marcuslaw
  Mar 24, 2011
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Looks like USHE will be porting over all the extras from my two-disc anniversary DVD edition. They only thing that might entice me to upgrade, given Oppo's stellar upconversion, is the 7.1 audio track. Wow. A chain saw whizzing around the room or bullets from . . . (take your pick of scenes) now that's a reason to upgrade! Oh, what's with that $1,000 humidor? A thousand coats of paint or not. I think Tony's advise to Manny has gotten to the heads of the execs over at Universal. "In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the woman."

EricJ
  Mar 24, 2011
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"A passionate and growing fan base!"
(Get over it, Craig, it's stoners who quote three lines from the movie, if not ONE.)

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pro-bassoonist
  Mar 24, 2011
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@Marcuslaw: What should entice you to upgrade is the new restoration. This is pretty simple, really.

Pro-B

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Moefiz
  Mar 24, 2011
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Day one purchase for sure....all the F words in 7.1 ....whats not to love and a steelbook to boot
digbilly
  Mar 24, 2011
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About time, something to look forward to in 2011.

Nightman04
  Mar 24, 2011
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I will DEFINITELY be picking up this steel book. The humidor is cool looking, but 1k!!!! Are you $@#$ING SERIOUS!!!!!!

Konrad
  Mar 24, 2011
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Two words: Day One

Guydowood
  Mar 24, 2011
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"You know Frank you're a fuckin' cockroach"............... Day 1!!!!!

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bluskies
  Mar 24, 2011
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If they had done the original Scarface in HD, I would be tempted, but not as a DVD, as they are doing.

PossumPete
  Mar 24, 2011
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Thank God they put a Digital Copy in this.
festivalcitydave
  Mar 24, 2011
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Sounds fantastic. I really hope that the original mono audio is included, as well.

spf781
  Mar 24, 2011
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I wish they could include the horrifically dubbed audio track from the original ABC broadcast. My friend and I were in tears laughing as hard as we did at some of the stuff they came up with. "Where did you get the beauty scar, tough guy? Eating Pineapple!?"

bhampton
  Mar 24, 2011
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Can't wait.

xxstrataxx
  Mar 24, 2011
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wow this is amazing. a US steelbook release? i wonder if this will be everywhere or just certain retailers.

troyman21
  Mar 24, 2011
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If the picture quality is a MAJOR improvement over the DVD release, I'll buy this for sure!

alex18
  Mar 24, 2011
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I wasn't expecting all of this to be on the scarface BD. It's going to sound insane with 7.1 audio!! every Blu Ray owner should buy this classic movie.

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TJS_Blu
  Mar 24, 2011
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Thought this was the great Muni version, oh, well.
GoBlu08
  Mar 24, 2011
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Oh Yeah. Day 1

sandip
  Mar 24, 2011
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geting my copy on day one.
NoSireeBob
  Mar 24, 2011
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The humidor will be in every rapper's crib

Bad Sandwich
  Mar 24, 2011
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Universal would be wise to include a lossless track (whether mono/5.1/7.1) containing the original audio elements, rather than the new foley effects included in the most recent dvd release. Frankly I'm surprised this hasn't been brought up already.

img eL
  Mar 24, 2011
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Yes for sure another vote for the orignal lossless audio

Jumpman
  Mar 24, 2011
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It has an English DTS 2.0 audio track included as well. Not sure if it's lossless or not but I'm assuming that's the original audio elements track.

rmainhammer
  Mar 24, 2011
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This just made my heart happy. Don't care much that original audio is not included, this has been at the top of my most-wanted list since I started buying all Blu.

Bad Sandwich
  Mar 24, 2011
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@Jumpman
I suspect your assumption is correct. More than likely the 7.1 mix contains the new effects ala the Platinum dvd and the 2.0 is the original. Fingers crossed.

Slim Jim
  Mar 24, 2011
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Finally

ragingbull
  Mar 24, 2011
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I'm in on day one, glad it will include the 1932 original as well.

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Wdm81
  Mar 24, 2011
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That pretty sweet mang
Adam_ME
  Mar 24, 2011
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"Jumpman

It has an English DTS 2.0 audio track included as well. Not sure if it's lossless or not but I'm assuming that's the original audio elements track."

Hmm. I'm wondering if I should wait for reviews of the UK release before ordering this. Universal gave the UK Psycho Blu-ray lossless audio for the original 2.0 track as opposed to the lossy one on the US release.

Either way it looks like a great set. I wish we were getting a Blu-ray version of the original, but at least they're including it. Now please do the same for Death Takes a Holiday when you eventually release Meet Joe Black, Universal.
Russell22
  Mar 24, 2011
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I rarely get excited about a rlelease but man this really will be a day 1 for me !

KingBlu404
  Mar 24, 2011
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Im all over this DAY ONE FOR SURE. Super excited they're putting the 1932 version in as well. September will be a great month for blus

TheManInBlu
  Mar 24, 2011
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Oh. My. God. At last!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! My fave movie of all-time!! DAY ONE, BABY

slimdude
  Mar 24, 2011
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"When you're f*****g with Tony Montana, you're f*****g with the best."

Great news! I can't wait to see, and hear it on Blu-ray! Now, I can get rid of my my Platinum Edition DVD....

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wnicholas76
  Mar 24, 2011
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Love, love, love that steelbook packaging!! I'm all in on day one!!
Chealo
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wow, i expect this to be region free , i can feel an import coming on.
Stone cold classic.

Exist2Inspire
  Mar 24, 2011
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@Adam_ME

I doubt it would be any different. I mean considering that they said 7.1 Audio, which, correct me if I am wrong, cannot be done on a normal DTS or Dolby Digital track (6.1 Matrix is the best it can do). I really think that Psycho was an accident as every other Universal Release is 100% identical.

DJ IXS
  Mar 24, 2011
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Scarface on Blu-ray!...AWESOME!...7.1 Audio AWESOME!!!!! Limited Edition Steelbook! AWESOME!!!!!!!!!!!!! paying $1000 for a humidor...not so awesome

coolkev1701
  Mar 24, 2011
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I've been waiting for this movie to come out on blu for a long time, definite day 1 purchase for me! And I love the steelbook cover!

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HD Goofnut
  Mar 24, 2011
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Pacino's best film is finally coming to BD. This is bliss.

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denger76
  Mar 24, 2011
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This movie is a classic and deserves to be preserved in all HD glory! Day one purchase for me!

RippdBD10101
  Mar 24, 2011
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Day 1

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Blu_Beast
  Mar 24, 2011
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@ HD Goofnut....

Sorry man Pacinos top 3 are already on blu-ray....
1. Godfather 2. Dog Day Afternoon 3. Godfather II ...and im tempted to say Carlitos Way is better than Scarface

Im not a huge Scarface fan, the movie is EXTREMELY overrated in todays "I want to be a gangster" society, but I must admit im kind of excited about the release. We do need more De Palma on blu-ray though. He easily has 3 or 4 movies that are better than Scarface. Im far more excited for Blow Out than Scarface.

CHERRYGARCIA
  Mar 24, 2011
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I know this film has a legion of fans..so I'm happy for them that this is coming out..but I have no interest whatsover in this film..not even close to Pacino's best film or Depalma's best gangster flick..MAJOR PASS!

Josh5890
  Mar 24, 2011
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All I've got is my word, my balls, and this awsome pre-order!

Bishop_99
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wow, this is a very surprising and exciting news! I can't wait.

erock515054
  Mar 24, 2011
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This should round out the Gangster part of my Blu collection nicely. Day 1 for sure... Umm now if HBO can only finish releasing the rest of the Sopranos seasons on Blu then I would truly be in Gangster Heaven!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
24lakers
  Mar 24, 2011
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Nice looking steelbook, a must buy for sure. However, I think I'll be pre-ordering my copy from Europe. I know it's kinda picky, but that "blu-ray + digital copy" banner plastered across the top annoys the hell out of me!
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nathan_393
  Mar 24, 2011
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Cannot WAIT. Absolutely picking up that steelbook on Day 1!
42041
  Mar 24, 2011
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Good news. Kind of hard for me to get excited when it's Universal putting out an old movie though. Hopefully they include the original audio in lossless. This movie is very much a document of the 80s and I hope any revisionism is optional.

Snyder-man
  Mar 24, 2011
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finally, i had the special edition on dvd....in fullscreen!! wtf is that, have no idea why i own it like that
BluToMe
  Mar 24, 2011
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The FBI might want to conceal GPS trackers in the humidors. That will make it much easier to find drug dealers' cribs.
Thy_Fett_Returns
  Mar 24, 2011
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This is a fairly good film. I agree Carlito's Way is better.

spinstersxrd
  Mar 24, 2011
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"..all I have in this world is my word and my balls, and I don't break them for no one! Ju understan?"
And now I have will have this movie in bluray!! Ju understand? Comprende "day one"?
Eny-
  Mar 24, 2011
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Where's the normal, no-crap steelbook edition?

dannalexcon
  Mar 24, 2011
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Looks and sounds like an awesome release! Very nice looking cover, and a BD steelbook is almost always nice.
Keep up the good work Universal!
Yagbols
  Mar 24, 2011
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AWESOME!!! I might have to play my old GTA III and GTA Vice City again just to immerse myself in the Scarface world!
Madmacfun
  Mar 24, 2011
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First you get the money, then you get the power, then you get this Blu...day one purchase all the way!
sachinwalia
  Mar 24, 2011
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Awesome. Have been waiting for years. Day one.

Blu Ian
  Mar 24, 2011
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eff yeah

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scorpion83
  Mar 24, 2011
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high time .. and I love that cover art !!

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Lucy Diamond
  Mar 24, 2011
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"Look...look at the pelicans"

"Fly pelicans!"

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rickah88
  Mar 24, 2011
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I think it's safe to say that 2011 is the biggest "catalog" release year to date! Talk about a bank breaker!
Now this is how catalog BD's should be done: Beefed up A/V quality and some added extras to sweeten the pot.
I love me some Alpha Chino!!!!

stayinonpoint
  Mar 24, 2011
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I'm in agreement with most when they say that Carlito's Way is a better film over all. I'm a sucker for steelbooks lol there for I will be purchasing this on day one!

Blue Bull
  Mar 24, 2011
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Finally!! Damn glad to hear its going to be a steelbook as well!! Glad Universal woke up!!

EvolutionCherry
  Mar 24, 2011
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OH F***ING HELL YEAH!!! Say hello to my little BD!

Shanester
  Mar 24, 2011
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Sanitation?? I said sanitarium?

I hope there will be steelbooks left once all the rappers order their copy! LOL

SoundNexx
  Mar 24, 2011
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I never thought this news would come, but the weight is finally over...

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tylergfoster
  Mar 24, 2011
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$1000 has to be a typo. The UK has a cigar box version and it's only 59.99 pounds. No way they're charging $1k. NOBODY would buy it.

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KrugStillo
  Mar 24, 2011
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I don't think so, if you look up Daniel Marshall Humidor's they are sold by Brookstone and the cheapest ones are about $500. The ones that carry up to 100 cigars like this one are in the $1000 range. I though it was a misprint as well but I guess cigar humidors are expensive. I don't smoke so I have no need for a humidor. That is one pricey piece of blu-ray swag.

MrOrange
  Mar 24, 2011
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yeah .. i agree with droidguy .. i think it should be 99.99 ..
anyway .. i've been waiting for this since i started collecting BDs ..

just preorder UK boxset .. don't really care if is region locked ..

i'm a scarface completist ..

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Wdm81
  Mar 24, 2011
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I want a walk in humidor!

BluPix
  Mar 24, 2011
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Well, I, of course, expected Scarface to be released on blu at some point, but I didn't expect the level of enthusiasm Universal is showing. They're really making this a very special release, with the new extras, including Howard Hawks' the original version (which is a huge plus for me), BD steelbook packaging (another big plus) and the art contest (which I'm seriously thinking of participating in). I hope the a.v. transfer is top notch as well. I like the graphic on the steelbook cover too. I'll definitely preorder this as soon as possible. Looks as if this will be a top-flight release. Big kudos to Universal.

TheHOYT
  Mar 24, 2011
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I won't be getting Scarface, never been into Mob movies. However, this release does lend credence to the rumor that Jurassic Park will also be released this year, as the rumor of their release was divulged at the same time. Woohoo!!!
Brucey
  Mar 24, 2011
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Finally! Can't wait for this one! Will definitely be using the f**k monitor.

BouCoupDinkyDau
  Mar 24, 2011
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Can't wait. Scarface is THE best gangster film of all time!

PRBIGBOY
  Mar 24, 2011
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NICEEEEEEE!!!!!!, Now everyones Blu-Ray collection could look even more bad ass with Scarface in it *Thumbs Up*

aviosis
  Mar 24, 2011
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I guess the release date of the Jurassic park trilogy BD will be revealed soon too! Scarface and JP are a Day 1 buy for me! Simply saying that 2011 is the year of blu-ray is an understatement, this year ROCKS!

Minimejer05
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wow... Steelbook treatment in the US? Will be getting!
bonscott
  Mar 24, 2011
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I always tell the truth even when I lie

Pondosinatra
  Mar 24, 2011
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Ju talkin to me? Ju f*cking cock-a-roach!

dancemf
  Mar 24, 2011
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Awesome. That steelbook look badass.
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vanscottie
  Mar 24, 2011
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YES YES YES! A shame they could do a HD of the '32 "Scarface" but oh well, been waitin for this one!

Is this it? That's what it's all about, Manny? Eating, drinking, f***ing, s***ing? Snorting?
Then what? - Then you watch Blu-rays all day???"
Post Prod
  Mar 24, 2011
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I try not to let the hordes of potheads, meatheads, wannabe gangstas and hipsters who lavish WAY too much praise on this movie, impact how I feel.
I mean how many college dorms have a Scarface and Bob Marley poster?

It's a great and highly overrated flick. But an undeniable classic and must own still the same.

the 7.1 is a little silly. But I', sure that will tickle the shit out of some here, hope they have a lossless version of the original source that gets equal treatment.

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Trogdor2010
  Mar 24, 2011
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It is very good to hear this finally get the blu ray release. It is disappointing to hear the original Scarface film is only given a DVD release instead of an HD copy, which is just silly to do that for this release. Some people actually liked the depression era classic.
scarface16
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wish more BD's would come out in steel books, in the U.S. that is.

seigneur_rayden
  Mar 24, 2011
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I am getting the humidor for sure day 1!!!

ifireun
  Mar 24, 2011
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Yes, the movie has many "over the top" moments and it is not the best film in the careers of Al Pacino, Michelle Pfieffer, F. Murray Abraham, Robert Loggia and others... But this movie is part soap opera, gangster, western, fantasy, adult drama and crime saga, all delivered in a visceral, violent and escapist tableau. It hit the "spot" in the early '80s and captured that era, so as Post Prod acknowledges, it quickly became a classic.

Looking forward to seeing the scenes that have been immortalized by the fans - Tony behind his office door with his little friend, the Apartment 3C bathroom and chainsaw scene, Tony's first kill in the "Freedomtown" INS camp under the I-95 freeway...

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Foggy
  Mar 24, 2011
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That was one of the most over blown movie trailers for a Blu Release ever
slaughinghouse
  Mar 24, 2011
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Please someone review this IMMEDIATELY!!!
MiC. HD
  Mar 24, 2011
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YES!! I have been anticipating this release since I first bought into Blu-ray. What a year indeed. Gotta love that steelbook!
Brown
  Mar 24, 2011
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Can't wait for the release. However, I hope people lower their expectations about picture quality. This movie didn't look that good in the theatres, and it never looked good on video. I am keeping my fingers crossed that Universal pulls a rabbit of their hat . . .

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josuv22
  Mar 24, 2011
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just pre order the uk limited box set now for the long wait till its in my hands

headcheese_bbq
  Mar 24, 2011
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uh oh...now everyone who has ever starred on MTV's Cribs will have to upgrade their dvd to the bd version. Ugh...
Post Prod
  Mar 24, 2011
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^^ ahahahaha

SkillzthatKillz
  Mar 24, 2011
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As long as this gets a good transfer I'll get it day one. This film is O.G.

EricJ
  Mar 24, 2011
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"I am keeping my fingers crossed that Universal pulls a rabbit of their hat . . . "

...AGAIN??

Dirk504
  Mar 24, 2011
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"Chi Chi you got the Yayo"
"Yea I got the Yayo Tony"

Can't wait!

Marcus Wright
  Mar 24, 2011
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This trailer is f#$ing EPIC.

vanscottie
  Mar 24, 2011

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Rhylliam
  Mar 24, 2011
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Gahh, Universal, where are the Trailers?

sonyfanboy
  Mar 24, 2011
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This is the same exact trailer they used to advertise the dvd back in 2003, they just changed the texts and stuff to Blu-ray. Interesting.
Post Prod
  Mar 24, 2011
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vanscottie: I'm pre-ordering the f@#K out of this, but chillax. Everyone has different tastes. and Although this is a classic, it is also an easy film to make fun of, and more to the point, it's even more easy to make fun of the people that worship this movie. The comments section isn't just the "praise only" section. Every release I've ever looked at had people bashing or loving it.


Unless of course you're bashing Robocop. Then you deserve nothing less than to drink Andy Dick's vomit.

Blu-violet
  Mar 24, 2011
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I wonder how many times this film will be double dipped on BD now

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Canada
  Mar 24, 2011
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I think I may be the only guy in the world who hates this movie. But anything that gets people buying into the Blu ray format is a good thing in my books. I know from being on these forums for about four year that Scarface was one of the most requested movies out there. First Taxi Driver, Lord of the Rings EE Star Wars and now Scarface being announced this could be one of the best years for catalog films.

xSCARFACEx
  Mar 24, 2011
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Tony Montana: In this country, you gotta make the money first. Then when you get the money, you get the power. Then when you get the power, then you get the women.

Day One for me.

Also I love Godfather and Dog Day Afternoon. SCARFACE is Pacino's best movie of all time.

Al Pacino admits SCARFACE is his favorite movie role.

http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=6408452n

p.s. I loved SCARFACE ever since I first saw it and it is still my favorite movie of all time.

WhySoCereal
  Mar 24, 2011
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Day 1
headhunter01
  Mar 24, 2011
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Day 1 purchase for me...Without a doubt!

trublu86
  Mar 24, 2011
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Finally official!! And in steelbook packaging?! Sweetness
moverob
  Mar 24, 2011
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WTH???

Why a DVD of the original "Scarface," and not a BD?

Oh, well...no thanks!
cHaMpx23
  Mar 24, 2011
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Wow. Amazing,day 1 purchase.
I'm so glad it's finally coming out,I've checked blu-ray.com a 1000 times to see if a date would ever be announced.

sotodavid88
  Mar 24, 2011
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please Universal NO DNR!!!! learn from Sony with their restorations of Taxi Driver & The Bridge on The River Kwai

Tom Servo
  Mar 24, 2011
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I agree it's not among Pacino's best movies, though it's still one of my favorites that I can watch every time I stumble across it flipping the channels and never get sick of it. But it is one of hist best performances. At times you forget it's Pacino. If you compare him in this movie to his character in The Godfather or Dog Day, or Serpico, they're almost like different people. The sign of a great actor.

EricJ
  Mar 25, 2011
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"When the hell are we getting The Big Lebowski? Huh, Universal?"

(Told ya...Crack open a window, can'tcha?)

Minimejer05
  Mar 25, 2011
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Might pre order the steelbook a little bit later. Wonder how limited it will be.

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monkeyjb1988
  Mar 25, 2011
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Very cool to hear. Only disappointment is the non Blu debut of the 30s version. It's so stupid to not include a Blu for it. Other than that, sounds like a great release. Not getting the cigar box version only because of the cost. Does sound cool.
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BXD1
  Mar 25, 2011
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Finally its about time. Love the movie, even if it is a tad bit overrated. Not to mention the character isn't even as hardcore as people make him out to be. I mean people forget, he was Sosa's employee. Either way it just shows how highly I think of Pachino in this movie that I can overlook that and love it. Day one for me.

Sith
  Mar 25, 2011
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Dominant.

iccab1
  Mar 25, 2011
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Finally!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I am so excited !!!!!!!! I have been waiting for this movie forever!!!!!! Limited edition steelbook! 7.1 dtshd master audio!!!!! Remastered in hd!!!!!! The world is mine!!!!!!

= )

RIKANA
  Mar 26, 2011
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I'll buy the steelbook, it about time I view the film, and there's no better in blu-ray high diffination:3

RI

miTfan3
  Mar 26, 2011
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In my opinion Godfather II is Patch's best. I always felt Scarface was over rated but I'm still excited for this release. Never seen it in HD. Pre-ordered

Sonny
  Mar 26, 2011
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I've been waiting since Oct 2006 for this on BD. I'll buy it the first day it's out!!!

MickBurke
  Mar 26, 2011
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Rock! I used to have this on a VHS, recorded at slow speed, and followed by "Strange Brew" (it was a bit of an experience watching the tape all the way through!). I'm expecting an improvement in audio and video quality.

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The Great Artiste
  Mar 26, 2011
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EricJ,

"When the hell are we getting The Big Lebowski? Huh, Universal?"

I've had my Lebowski cravings satisfied on HD DVD since April, last year, so I'm not panting for the Blu on this one.

I just wish ALL the Coen Bros. were on BD. Where's The Hudsucker Proxy, Barton Fink, Miller's Crossing, Raising Arizona, Intolerable Cruelty, The Man Who Wasn't There, etc. ?

xSCARFACEx
  Mar 26, 2011
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Humidor for $300 cheaper interesting.
gjk2012
  Mar 26, 2011
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Now our friend has got securty up the ass with a steel book. Say hello to my little blu-ray friend !

Joecooler2u
  Mar 27, 2011
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I'm on this pre-day 1! (if I get a review copy).

azmodeous
  Mar 27, 2011
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Day one for me as well!

Toonloon, I know your pain, the same thing happened to me with that version of Scarface I'm glad I waited for the blu before purchasing it over again!

overmatik
  Mar 27, 2011
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I hate smoking but there is no way in hell I won't be getting the fucking humidor. Hands down one of my top five favourite movies ever. Damn!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
PanterA
  Mar 28, 2011
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I cant wait *.......*

JHas
  Mar 28, 2011
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I bet the limited gift edition humidor versions sell out right quick. Every successful rapper, and a lot of pro atheletes will buy it, no doubt.

fredbalsodn
  Mar 28, 2011
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Day freaking One!

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aggienader08
  Mar 29, 2011
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When I go to the facebook page to find the details for the art comp. it says click on the link below, but there is no link. C'mon!

BluMood
  Mar 29, 2011
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One of my most watched DVDs will be retired to a friend. Double dip here I come. Say hello to my Bluray friend.
gjk2012
  Mar 29, 2011
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September is too far away. They should of announced this in the middle of summer beceause all I will do is ask myself, Is it September yet?


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