Earlier today it was revealed that Francis Ford Coppola would receive an honorary Oscar for his contribution to film. One of his most acclaimed projects is the 1979 drama Apocalypse Now, which is often hailed as “one of the greatest of all films.” It stars Martin Sheen, the late Marlon Brando and Dennis Hopper, as well as a very young Laurence Fishburne and Harrison Ford. Apocalypse Now has been remastered in HD and will be available on Blu-ray this fall and in promotion of its release a new trailer has been cut. Check out all the horror below…

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Apocalypse Now Blu-ray Stats:

  • This highly anticipated Blu-ray Disc premieres in 1080P High Definition Widescreen in two deluxe-edition releases
  • a 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition and a 2-Film Set.
  • Also for the first time, these movies will be presented for home entertainment audiences in their original theatrical aspect ratios (2.35:1).
  • Both Blu-ray versions contain Apocalypse Now and Apocalypse Now Redux with more than nine hours of bonus material including new interviews with on-screen and behind-the-scenes talent.
  • The 3-Disc Full Disclosure Edition will include the acclaimed making-of feature documentary Hearts of Darkness: A Filmmaker’s Apocalypse – packaged with the original film for the first time – as well as even more brand new bonus features.
  • In addition, this version features a 48-page collectible booklet with a special note from Francis Ford Coppola, never-before-seen archives from the set, behind the scenes photos and more!
  • The Full Disclosure Edition will be packaged in a keepsake case featuring archival poster images designed by Japanese artist Eiko Ishioka.

The Apocalypse Now Blu-ray goes on sale October 19th.

Will you be buying Apocalypse Now on Blu-ray?