“Capelight Pictures presents the 4K UHD SteelBook edition of Bloodsport.”
RELEASE DATE: August 21, 2023
On August 21, 2023, Capelight Pictures/Altitude Films is releasing the 4K UHD Blu-ray (UK) for Bloodsport, a 1988 cult martial arts film directed by Newt Arnold (Blood Thirst) and starring Jean-Claude Van Damme (Black Water).
During his younger years, Frank Dux (played by Jean-Claude Van Damme) received instruction in ninjitsu from Senzo Tanaka, a master of Japanese martial arts. Upon learning of Tanaka’s impending death, Dux makes a journey to Hong Kong as a tribute and takes part in the Kumite, a confidential event where fighters from various countries risk their lives. Dux’s sole objective is to emerge victorious from the competition.
Bloodsport also stars Donald Gibb (Revenge of the Nerds), Leah Ayres (Walker, Texas Ranger), Norman Burton (Diamonds Are Forever), Forest
Whitaker starred in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, Bolo Yeung appeared in Enter the Dragon, Philip Chan had a role in Hard Boiled, and Michel Qissi was featured in Kickboxer.
The upcoming launch will feature three distinct variations (V1 | V2), including a special edition SteelBook option.
A fresh 4K restoration of the movie has been completed.
DOLBY VISION/HDR PRESENTATION OF THE FILM
A Conversation with Jean-Claude Van Damme: A Powerful Entry into the World of Action Movies
Reworded: “Crafting a Timeless Classic with Sheldon Lettich for Blood Writes: A Look into the Work of Director of Photography David Worth on Wham! Bam! Thank You, Van Damme!”
Reworded: “An Opportunity in Sports – The Physical Demands and Risks with Paulo Tocha”
“Tapping to Tunes: The Musical Works of Paul Hertzog”
Sheldon Lettich, Paulo Tocha, and James Bennett provide audio commentary for the film.
24-page illustrated booklet
This heading will soon be accessible at The Goodie Emporium, an online store in the United States that currently has a wide selection of Import Shaw Brothers/Golden Harvest/martial arts DVDs and Blu-ray movies available. New titles are consistently being added.