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They Live (Studio Canal Collector’s Edition Blu-ray)

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WWF wrestler “Rowdy” Roddy Piper plays John Nada, a homeless, unemployed construction worker who discovers a pair of sunglasses that when worn, suddenly reveal a world run by capitalist, yuppie aliens intent on keeping the human race sedate and brainwashed with subliminal messages fed through advertising and the media. Luckily for us all Nada is a man of action and so begins the fight-back (including perhaps the longest fistfight in cinema’s history) to save humankind.

This 4-disc limited Collector’s Edition of John Carpenter’s 1988 cult classic They Live has been stunningly restored in 4K. This release is beautifully packaged with a stylish, newly commissioned illustration on the cover. It contains a 4K Blu-ray of the feature as well as a Blu-ray feature disc, extra features disc and the original soundtrack on CD. It also contains 5 artcards, a newly illustrated theatrical poster and booklet containing behind the scenes stills, articles and an essay from celebrated film journalist Kim Newman.

Shipping starts on October 29, 2018

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  • Director: John Carpenter
  • Starring: Roddy Piper, Keith David, Meg Foster
  • Country: USA
  • Production Year: 1988
  • Discs: 3 Blu-ray Disc + 1 CD
  • Region: B
  • Run Time: 97 minutes
  • Formats: Color; 2.39:1
  • Audio: English
  • Subtitle: English
  • Studio: Studio Canal (UK)


  • Subversion: Exposing John Carpenter’s – A brand new feature-length documentary featuring interviews with Associate producer Sandy King, cinematographer Gary Kibbe, actor Peter Jason, actor Robert Grasmere, composer Alan Howarth, stunt coordinator/Ghoul Jeff Imada, author Jonathan Letham, music historian Daniel Schweiger, Blumhouse editor Rebekah McKendry, and visual effects historian Justin Humphreys
  • Original EPK: The Making of They Live (1988) John Carpenter profile – vintage profile of the director
  • Meg Foster profile – vintage profile of the actress
  • Roddy Piper profile – vintage profile of the actor
  • Audio Commentary with John Carpenter & Roddy Piper Independent Thoughts with John Carpenter – a 2012 interview with director John Carpenter
  • Woman of Mystery: Interview with Meg Foster – a 2012 interview with actress Meg Foster
  • Man vs Aliens: Interview with Keith David – a 2012 interview with actor Keith David
  • Fake commercials in the film
  • TV spots
  • Photo gallery
  • 48-page illustrated booklet
  • Optional English SDH subtitles for the main feature

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