On March 15th, Scream Factory will venture into a world of fantasy-fueled frights with the 4K UHD and Blu-ray combo pack Collector's Edition release of 1982's The Sword and the Sorcerer, and we have a look at the full list of bonus features, including a new audio commentary with director Albert Pyun.

Press Release: On March 15 the cult-favorite The Sword and the Sorcerer will be released on UHD™ and Blu-ray™ for the first time when Scream Factory releases the 4K UHDTM + Blu-rayTM combo pack The Sword and the Sorcerer (Collector’s Edition), which is loaded with exciting new extras. Customers ordering from ShoutFactory.com will receive an exclusive 18x24 rolled poster featuring the original theatrical artwork, while supplies last.

Meet Talon, a daring mercenary who conquers castles and dungeons alike with his lethal three-bladed sword. But when Talon learns that he is the prince of a kingdom controlled by an evil sorcerer, he is thrust into the wildest fight of his life. Can Talon rescue the beautiful princess and slay the warlock, or will he fall prey to the black magic of medieval mayhem? Lee Horsley (Matt Houston, The Hateful Eight), Kathleen Beller (Dynasty), Simon MacCorkindale (Jaws 3-D) and Richard Moll (House) star in this action-packed adventure saga, filled with brutal battles, plucky maidens, savage monsters and more!

DISC 1 – 4K ULTRA HD: 2160p 4K HDR Widescreen (1.85:1)/Dolby Vision/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo

DISC 2 – BLU RAY: 1080p High-Definition Widescreen (1.85:1)/DTS-HD Master Audio Stereo

English SDH Subtitles/1982/Approximate Feature Running Time: +/- 99 Minutes

Special Features:


  • NEW 4K scan from the original negative
  • NEW Audio Commentary with director Albert Pyun

DISC 2 (Blu-Ray):

  • NEW 4K scan from the original negative
  • NEW Audio Commentary with director Albert Pyun
  • NEW Tales of the Ancient Empire – an interview with director Albert Pyun
  • NEW A Princess’ Tale – an interview with actress Kathleen Beller
  • NEW Mightier Than the Sword – an interview with co-writer/co-producer John Stuckmeyer
  • NEW Master of the Blade - an interview with editor Marshall Harvey
  • NEW The Specialist and the Effects - an interview with special makeup effects artist Allan Apone
  • NEW Brothers in Arms – an interview with special effects artists the Chiodo Brothers – Charles, Edward and Stephen
  • NEW Dedicated to Jack Tyree, Stuntman – the cast and crew remember stuntman Jack Tyree
  • Trailers from Hell – editor Marshall Harvey on THE SWORD AND THE SORCERER
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • TV Spot
  • Still Gallery

About Shout! Factory

Shout! Factory, LLC is a leading multi-platform media company devoted to film and TV distribution, development, and production, as well as the preservation and revitalization of the very best in pop-culture entertainment. Founded by Richard Foos, Bob Emmer, and Garson Foos in 2003, Shout! owns and manages a large portfolio of films, contemporary and classic TV series, animation, and documentaries. The company’s creative acquisition mandate has established it as a leading independent distributor, with partners and properties including GKIDS, Sesame Street, The Carol Burnett Show, The Johnny Carson Show, IFC Films, Stephen J. Cannell Productions, ITV Studios, Major League Baseball Productions, and many others. Shout! Factory Kids focuses on live-action and animated kids and family properties, and the company releases films and television shows in other genres under the Scream Factory and Shout Select imprints. Shout! develops, acquires and distributes new films via Shout! Studios, owns and operates libraries including Mystery Science Theater 3000 (in partnership with creator Joel Hodgson) and the Roger Corman New Horizon Pictures Library, and operates the acclaimed streaming service Shout! Factory TV. Shout! Factory is based in Los Angeles, California. For more on Shout! Factory, visit shoutfactory.com.

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