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OFFICIAL: Kubrick’s “Full Metal Jacket” makes the jump to 4K - Sept. 22

Updated: Feb 13, 2021


WARNER BROS. Home Entertainment will release the 4K Ultra HD version of Stanley Kubrick’s acclaimed 1987 Vietnam War film "Full Metal Jacket" on September 22. 

Based on Gustav Hasford’s 1979 novel “The Short-Timers,” Full Metal Jacket" was produced and directed by Kubrick from a screenplay by Kubrick, Michael Herr and Hasford.

The film stars Matthew Modine, Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, Lee Ermey, Dorian Harewood, Arliss Howard, Kevyn Major Howard, and Ed O’Ross. 

The 4K remastering was done using a new 4K scan of the original 35mm camera negative at Warner Bros. Motion Picture Imaging. Stanley Kubrick’s former personal assistant Leon Vitali worked closely with the team during the mastering process.


Commentary by Adam Baldwin, Vincent D’Onofrio, R. Lee Ermey and Critic/Screenwriter Jay Cocks

Featurette Full Metal Jacket: Between Good and Evil

Theatrical Trailer


Video: 4K mastering but the aspect ratio could be 1.78: 1 (Blu-ray) or the theatrical ratio 1.85:1. No hint if Dolby Vision or HDR10+ will be included

Audio: No details are provided for the 4K disc, but here's the Blu-ray info - English 5.1 DTS-HDMA, English 1.0, Français 5.1, Español 5.1



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