Our Most Wanted on Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD This Week - June 11, 2019

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And another friendly hi-def hello to our fellow blu-ray geeks. Welcome to the weekly look at our most wanted titles coming to blu-ray and/or 4K Ultra HD for the week of June 11, 2019.

This week on blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD is a good 'un with 5 releases getting the 4K UHD treatment and one of those tops our Most Wanted this week. Going big this week on the 4K front is Universal Studios with the release of Fast & Furious 8-Movie collection / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD. Yes, you read that right. The eight movies in the Fast & Furious franchise are coming to 4K. And in a digibook edition nonetheless. Included in the set are The Fast and The Furious, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Fast & Furious Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious, Fast Five, Fast & Furious 6, Furious 7, and The Fast of the Furious.

And not to be overshadowed by the F&F release is Disney/Buena Vista's release of Captain Marvel Cinematic Universe Edition / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD that includes a couple of alternate versions, and a long list of extras, deleted scenes, and special features. Certainly a must-own for any hi-def lover.

And debuting just in time for Father's Day is the release of Paramount's Michael Bay military thriller 13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi which gets a 4K Ultra HD + Digital HD.

A couple of notable titles getting releases on the the blu-ray front come from Shout Factory who are putting out blu-ray editions of the classic horror tales Frankenstein Created Woman, The Entity and Piranha.

The Warner Archive Collection gets our attention in a big way this week with its release of Johnny Quest: The Complete Series Blu-ray (1964-1965) which comes in a three-disc set and features a brand spanking new remaster, some featurettes, fun facts and trivia, a Johnny Quest video handbook, and more. Captive State

Lionsgate is releasing on blu-ray Steven Kostanski's film Leprechaun Returns (2018), which Taylor Spreitler, Linden Porco, and Mark Holton. Included on the set is a featurette, some behind-the-scenes footage, and a still gallery.

In case you didn't realize, it has been forty years since Walter Hills' action film The Warriors graced theaters. And to commemorate the occasion, Paramount is releasing an FYE Exlusive Steelbook / 40th Anniversary / Blu-ray + DVD that comes with a collectible poster. And yes! the release contains the original theatrical cut, but it will be in SD on the DVD only.


Here is what is coming out on blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD This week

13 Hours13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi 4K Blu-ray (4K Ultra HD + Digital HD)

Paramount Pictures

Street Date: June 11, 2019

Tells the incredible true story of six elite ex-military operators who fought to protect the CIA against overwhelming odds when terrorists attacked a U.S. diplomatic compound on September 11, 2012.

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Fast & Furious Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection (DigiBook / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD)

Universal Studios

Street Date: June 11, 2019

Buckle up for nonstop action and mind-blowing speed in the high-octane Fast & Furious 8-Movie Collection. Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez and an all-star cast put pedal to the metal in pursuit of justice and survival as they race from L.A. to Tokyo, Rio to London, and Cuba to New York City. Packed with full-throttle action and jaw-dropping stunts, these eight turbo-charged thrill rides place you behind the wheel of the most explosive film franchise in history! Fast And Furious 8-Movie Collection (4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray)


Captive StateCaptive State (Blu-ray + Digital HD)

Universal Pictures

Street Date: June 11, 2019

A decade since an extraterrestrial force has occupied our planet, deceiving humanity with the promise of peace and unity, Chicago Police Officer William Mulligan (John Goodman, 10 Cloverfield Lane) is tasked with maintaining law and order in a city on the brink of rebellion. Gabriel (Ashton Sanders, Moonlight); the young brother of a fallen militant and the son of Mulligan's ex-partner, is faced with the crucial choice: Collaborate… or fight back. Also starring Vera Farmiga (TV's Bates Motel), Captive State is unlike any future world ever imagined.


Swing TimeSwing Time (Blu-ray)

Criterion

Street Date: June 11, 2019

In this irresistible musical, the legendary dancing duo Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers are at the pinnacle of their art as a feckless gambler and the shrewd dancing instructor in whom he more than meets his match. Director George Stevens laces their romance with humor and clears the floor for the movie's showstopping dance scenes, in which Astaire and Rogers take seemingly effortless flight in a virtuosic fusion of ballroom and tap styles. Buoyed by beloved songs by Dorothy Fields and Jerome Kern—including the Oscar-winning classic "The Way You Look Tonight"—Swing Time is an exuberant celebration of its stars' chemistry, grace, and sheer joy in the act of performance.


Leprechaun Returns (Blu-ray + Digital Copy)Leprechaun Returns

Lionsgate

Street Date: June 11, 2019

The deadly, wisecracking Leprechaun is back in all his gory glory. When the sorority sisters of the Alpha Upsilon house decide to go green and use an old well as their water source, they unwittingly awaken a pint-sized, green-clad monster. The Leprechaun wants a pot of gold buried near the sorority house, but first he must recover his powers with a killing spree—and only the girls of AU can stop him.

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The WarriorsThe Warriors (FYE Exclusive SteelBook / 40th Anniversary / Blu-ray + DVD)

Paramount Pictures

Street Date: June 11, 2019

In the near future, a charismatic leader summons the street gangs of New York City in a bid to take it over. When he is killed, The Warriors are falsely blamed and now must fight their way home while every other gang is hunting them down.

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The Godfather COllectionThe Godfather Collection (The Coppola Restoration | The Godfather / The Godfather: Part II / The Godfather: Part III)

Paramount Pictures

Street Date: June 11, 2019

The Coppola Restoration Blu-ray four-disc set is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Mono (except The Godfather: Part III) and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The following special features are presented in high definition as noted:

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The EntityThe Entity (Blu-ray Collector's Edition)

Shout Factory

Street Date: June 11, 2019

Carla Moran awakens one night to find herself being beaten and raped by an unseen presence. Terrified of what's happening to her, and shunned by friends and family who think she's lost her mind, she seeks help from parapsychologists

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Frankenstien Created WomanFrankenstein Created Woman (Collector's Edition Blu-ray)

Shout Factory

Street Date: June 11, 2019

A tormented girl (Susan Denberg) drowns herself after her lover is framed for her father's murder and guillotined. Baron Frankenstein (Peter Cushing), experimenting with the transfer of souls, places her lover s soul into her body, bringing Christina back to life. With no memories of her past life, she becomes driven by a ghostly revenge and carries out a violent retribution on those responsible for both deaths.

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PiranhaPiranha (Steelbook Blu-ray)

Shout Factory

Street Date: June 11, 2019

While searching for missing teenagers, novice skip tracer Maggie McKeown (Heather Menzies) and one of the locals, town boozer Paul Grogan (Bradford Dillman) stumble upon a top-secret Army laboratory doing genetic research on piranha fish for the purpose of developing biological warfare. When they are accidentally released from the compound, the deadly school of eating machines head downstream and eat everything, and anything, in their path.

Just when you thought it was safe to go in the river ...


Johnny QuestJohnny Quest: The Complete Series (Blu-ray)

Warner Archive Collection

Street Date: June 11, 2019

TV's first animated action-adventure series is about to take you on a breathless ride. All 26 episodes charting the fantastic exploits of brave and brainy 11-year-old Jonathan Quest are yours in a 3-disc set, as originally first broadcast in prime-time on ABC-TV during the 1964-65 season. Unlike the outrageous fantasy plots of cartoons that preceded it, Jonny Quest drew on science and detective-style logic to solve mysteries and apprehend sophisticated villains. Viewers were transported to exotic locales as Jonny's dad, Dr. Benton Quest, tackled each new government assignment, aided by ex-agent "Race" Bannon, Indian boy Hadji, family bulldog Bandit... and, of course, his fearless son Jonny.


And now for our MOST WANTED ON BLU-RAY AND 4K for the week of June 11, 2019

Captain MarvelCaptain Marvel (Cinematic Universe Edition / 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray + Digital HD)

Disney/Buena Vista

Street Date: June 11, 2019

Set in the 1990s, Marvel Studios' Captain Marvel is an adventure from a previously unseen period in the history of the Marvel Cinematic Universe that follows the journey of Carol Danvers as she becomes one of the universe's most powerful heroes. When a galactic war between two alien races reaches Earth, Danvers finds herself and a small cadre of allies at the center of the maelstrom.

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