With the ultimate throw-down -- "There can be only one" -- Highlander captured the imaginations of fantasy fans seeking a well-executed swordplay epic, becoming a cult classic in the process. Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) is one of a waning few survivors of a clan of immortals. The breed have been dueling each other for centuries in the quest to be the last one remaining, and hence achieve a supreme enlightenment that would be dangerous in the wrong hands. The immortals can only die by decapitation, so they hunt each other over the centuries and across continents to meet for each decisive duel, which will bring one of them a step closer to ultimate power. In present-day America, the troubled hero MacLeod lives a brooding and lonely existence, having lost his true love centuries ago. The evil Kurgan (Clancy Brown), an immortal who plans to use his power toward unspeakable ends, has fought MacLeod before but is still trying to finish him off. After emerging victorious from a parking garage skirmish with the third-to-last immortal, MacLeod knows that only Kurgan is left, and the two are on a collision path toward the inevitable. In the film's numerous flashbacks to the past, Sean Connery plays Ramirez, the immortal who first tutors MacLeod after the hero survives a mortal battle wound, prompting his fearful village to banish him. Roxanne Hart plays MacLeod's modern-day love interest, who tries to help him while struggling to believe his incredible story. The director's cut runs four minutes shorter.~Derek Armstrong
Interviews with Director Russell Mulcahy and Actor Christopher Lambert
ighlander is a 1986 British-American epic adventure action fantasy film directed by Russell Mulcahy and based on a story by Gregory Widen. It stars Christopher Lambert, Sean Connery, Clancy Brown, and Roxanne Hart. The film narrates the climax of an ages-old battle between immortal warriors, depicted through interwoven past- and present-day storylines.
Christopher Lambert plays swordsman Connor MacLeod from Scottish Highlands, known as the Highlander, one of a number of immortal warriors, who can only be killed by decapitation. After initial training by another highly skilled immortal swordsman, the Spaniard Ramirez (Sean Connery), MacLeod lives on for several centuries, eventually settling in New York City, managing an antiques shop. In 1985, he falls in love with a policewoman named Brenda and finds out that he must face his biggest enemy, Clancy Brown's Kurgan, who wishes to kill MacLeod and to obtain "the Prize"—a special ability which is given to the last living immortal warrior, vast knowledge and the ability to enslave the entire human race.
I bought this thinking it has extras that I didn't have in my original director's cut Blu-ray but it turns out it's the same exact thing the only thing that's different is the box is like a tin box with other type of artwork on as you can see from the picture other than that the movie is no different nor is the sound and there's no extra special features or anything that are exclusive to this or that are not already on the previous released version so save your money unless you want a different Blu-ray box.
This review is from Highlander [SteelBook] [Blu-ray] 
I would recommend this to a friend
Rated 5 out of 5 stars
Picture is fantastic
Owned for 2 weeks when reviewed.
I love this movie and the idea of finding it in a SteelBook is so great! The disc plays wonderfully- picture is fantastic.
The Blu-ray disc contained within is the same disc that's been available for several years, containing a solid if unspectacular transfer of the film and a director audio commentary track. The appeal of this Best Buy exclusive is the stylish, minimalist steelbook case which closely mirrors the design of the British steelbook Blu-ray release. Regrettably, this limited edition steelbook re-release does not include any interior-case artwork and does not include a digital copy of the movie, as most of the Best Buy exclusive Blu-ray steelbooks from Alliance Wave do.