NORRIS And LUNDGREN In Their Prime! A Feast Of High-Def, Fighty Goodness On Blu-ray!


With The Expendables 2 trundling towards us like some bloated relic, primed by misguided enthusiasm, it's as good a time as any to remind yourself what its stars were up to in their prime. 

Well, Anchor Bay has the goods, with a trio of releases allowing you to revisit two Chuck Norris classics and a Dolph Lundgren oddity on Blu-ray for the first time. And it's not just the lovely HD picture to get all giddy about - the Chuck titles have some new special features too!

Details as follows...

A Force Of One

A routine investigation by a crack team of undercover narcotic agents becomes anything but when a deadly assassin begins to eliminate the members of the squad one by one. In a desperate bid to identify the culprit, and to train its officers in the martial arts in order to defend themselves, the police force attempts to enlist the help of Matt Logan, a noted karate champion.

Initially reluctant to become involved in any way, Logan soon changes his mind when his adopted son becomes the villain's latest victim. Driven by sheer vengeance, he vows to track down the psychotic serial killer and bring the reign of terror to an end in a climactic battle between good and evil.

Special Features:

Making Of Featurette

How America Changed Hollywood Forever

Trailer

TV Spot

Director's Commentary

A Force Of One is out on DVD and Blu-ray on 6th August 2012


The Octagon

Scott James is a man haunted by memories, eerie flashbacks that plague both his waking and sleeping hours. The first is a childhood memory relating to the intense and rigorous combat training he and his best friend endured under the guidance of a mysterious martial arts master. The second is a far more painful recollection of loss, and one that has turned Scott away from his former life. But when a wealthy heiress convinces him to enter the fray once more, Scott finds himself drawn into an international terrorist organisation consisting of deadly ninjas, at the head of which is a close acquaintance from his past. Now it is up to Scott to confront his worst fears and battle a former adversary in the ultimate ninja showdown.

Special Features:

Making Of Featurette

How America Changed Hollywood Forever

Trailer

TV Spot

Director's Commentary

The Octagon is out on DVD and Blu-ray on 6th August 2012


Pentathlon

After winning Olympic Gold in Seoul, East German pentathlete Eric Brogar (Lundgren) takes the opportunity to escape his past and the demands of his tyrannical coach, Heinrich Mueller (Soul), and flees to the freedom of the West with the help of a beautiful American athlete.

Several years later, Mueller has given up coaching and turned his dubious talents to neo-Nazi terrorism and a series of attacks on German government officials. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Brogar has slipped into an alcoholic depression and ekes out a meagre living working at a local diner. Still angered by Brogar's betrayal and driven by a need for revenge, the psychotic Mueller first targets Brogar's father before flying to LA to finish off his former star athlete once and for all.

In an attempt to get his life back on track, Brogar has begun training once more, this time at the woodland retreat of his former girlfriend. But the arrival of Mueller, who has since teamed up with Brogar's arch rival Jurgen Reinhardt and a group of neo-Nazi sympathizers in the US, means Brogar will soon have to turn his skills to something more than winning medals.

Pentathlon is out on DVD and Blu-ray on 30th July 2012 through Anchor Bay


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