RELEASE DATE: October 9, 2023
October 9, 2023 marks the release date for 88 Films’ New Deluxe Limited Edition Blu-ray (Region B) of Battle Creek Brawl (also known as The Big Brawl), a 1980 film starring Jackie Chan, directed by Robert Clouse (known for Game of Death and Enter the Dragon), and featuring Jose Ferrer (from Joan of Arc), Kristine DeBell (from Cheerleaders’ Wild Weekend), and Mako (from Silent Assassins).
Upon arriving in America, Jackie Chan had aspirations of becoming a renowned actor in the Western film industry. His first major Hollywood project as a lead actor was directed by the well-respected Robert Clouse, known for his work in elevating Bruce Lee’s career with “Enter the Dragon” in 1973. With “Battle Creek Brawl” in 1980, Director Clouse once again achieved success in showcasing Chan’s talent.
Jackie is a prime example of a man who conquers the mafia and wins the heart of the stunning Playboy cover model, Kristine DeBell. This classic American chopsocky battle is now available in a new 2K restoration, ready to join your collection!
Information is still being received, but here is what it currently contains:
- Brand new 2K Remaster from the Original Negatives
- Presented in High Definition (1080p) on Blu-ray in 2.39:1 Aspect Ratio
- English Mono
- Optional English SDH
Reworded: Kim Newman and Barry Forshaw provide an audio commentary.
Reworded: Frank Djeng and FJ DeSanto provide an audio commentary.
- Archive Interview with Jackie Chan
Conversation with Filmmaker Raymond Chow
Jackie Chan vs. America: An Action-Packed Showdown in the USA
- Battle Hardened – David West on Battle Creek Brawl
- Stills Gallery
- Theatrical Trailer
- USA The Big Brawl Trailer
- Reversible Sleeve
Soon, you can find this title at The Goodie Emporium, an online store located in the United States. They currently have a variety of Shaw Brothers, Golden Harvest, and martial arts DVDs and Blu-rays in stock, and are continuously adding new titles.
Make sure to check out the iconic trailer for the movie: