Ben Wheatley’s ‘Free Fire’; Arrives On Blu-ray & DVD July 18, 2017 From Lionsgate

Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of Ben Wheatley’s action-packed ‘Free Fire’. The film will arrive home on Blu-ray and DVD July 18, 2017. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for both physical releases.

Free Fire crosses the irreverent cheekiness of Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs with the ruthless spirit of 1970s B-Movies”Variety

  ALL GUNS. NO CONTROL.

From Executive Producer Martin Scorsese Comes the Bloodiest Shootout of the Year Starring Armie Hammer,Cillian Murphy,and Oscar® Winner Brie Larson on Blu-ray& DVD on July 18

 

SANTA MONICA, CA (May 22, 2017) –The bold action thriller,Free Fire, arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital HD) and DVD July 18from Lionsgate.Winner of the People’s Choice Award for Midnight Madness at the Toronto International Film Festival, Free Fire is executive produced by Oscar®-winning director Martin Scorsese (Best Director,The Departed, 2006) and is directed and co-written by acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley (High Rise, Kill List). The film, “a cult classic in the making” (The Film Stage) features an all-star cast including Sharlto Copley (District 9), Armie Hammer (The Social Network), Oscar®winner Brie Larson (Best Actress, Room, 2015), Golden Globe®nominee Cillian Murphy (Best Actor – Musical or Comedy, Breakfast on Pluto, 2006), and Jack Reynor (Sing Street).

Free Fire is an electrifying action-thriller about an arms deal that goes spectacularly and explosively wrong.Set in 1970s Boston, the film opens with Justine (Larson), a mysterious American businesswoman, and her wise-cracking associate Ord (Hammer) arranging a black-market weapons deal in a deserted warehouse between IRA arms buyer Chris (Murphy) and shifty South African gunrunner Vernon (Copley). What starts as a polite if uneasy exchange soon goes south when tensions escalate and shots are fired, quickly leading to a full-on battle royale where it’s every man (and woman) for themselves.

Featuring all-new bonus content, including an audio commentary with co-writer/director Ben Wheatley and a featurette looking at the making of the film, and the cast that brought it to life,Free Fire will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

 

BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Audio Commentary with Co-Writer/Director Ben Wheatley
  • “The Making of Free Fire” Featurette

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production:2017

Title Copyright:Free Fire © 2016 Rook Films Freefire Ltd. / The British Film Institute / Channel Four Television Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating:R for strong violence, pervasive language, sexual references and drug use

Genre:Action, Comedy

Closed-Captioned:NA

Subtitles: Spanish and English SDH

Feature Run Time:90minutes

Blu-ray™ Format: 1080p High Definition16x9 Widescreen (2.39:1)

DVD Format:16×9 Widescreen (2.39:1)

Blu-ray™ Audio:English 5.1 DTS-HDMaster Audio™

DVD Audio:English 5.1Dolby Digital Audio

 

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment.

With the acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate adds to its portfolio of businesses the flagship STARZ premium pay network serving 24.3 million subscribers and the STARZ ENCORE platform with 31 million subscribers. The combined company will operate five over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and the STARZ app delivering content directly to consumers.

The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster The Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me series, the box office smash La La Land, which won six Academy Awards®, the hit franchise sequel John Wick: Chapter Two, double Oscar winner Hacksaw RidgeTyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, The Shack, Saban’s Power Rangers, CBS Films/Lionsgate’s Hell or High Water, Roadside Attractions’ critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, Codeblack Films’ breakout concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S., and recent breakout hit How To Be A Latin Lover.

One of the largest independent television businesses in the world, Lionsgate’s slate of premium quality series encompasses nearly 90 shows on more than 40 different networks. These include the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the hit drama The Royals, the acclaimed Casual, the breakout success Greenleaf, the network reality shows Kicking & Screaming and the eagerly-anticipated Candy Crush, and hit STARZ series including OutlanderBlack SailsSurvivor’s Remorse and Power, the second highest-rated premium pay television series of 2016.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates. Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of more than 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and Starz brands are synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

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