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Red Scorpion [2 Discs] [Blu-ray/DVD] [1989]

Release Date:06/26/2012
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    Special Features

    • All-new 2K high-defintion digital restoration of the uncensored version
    • Audio commentary with director Joseph Zito and Mondo Digital's Nathaniel Thompson
    • All-ne DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack mixed specifically for this release
    • Hath No Fury - Dolph Lundgren and The Road To Red Scorpion featurette
    • Assignment: Africa - video interview wiht producer Jack Abramoff
    • Scorpion Tales- video interview wiht make-up effects artist Tom Savini
    • Rare original on-set behind-the-scenes video footage
    • Animated still gallery
    • Liner notes on the making of Red Scorpion by Jérémie Damoiseau
    • Theatrical trailer and TV spots
    • Reversible cover design


    Red Scorpion
    Dolph Lundgren stars in this controversial action film directed by Joseph Zito (Missing in Action). The beefy Swede plays Soviet KGB agent Lt. Nikolai, who is sent to Africa with orders to eliminate a black rebel. Eventually, Nikolai begins to side with the locals, has a red scorpion tattooed on his chest by a shaman, and helps fight against the Cubans and the Soviets. Horror fans should note Tom Savini's expert gore effects during a torture scene, while others will be pleased with a fine supporting cast including M. Emmet Walsh, Carmen Argenziano, and Brion James. The film was originally commissioned by Warner Bros., which dropped it after controversy over its South African genesis, but they might as well have dropped it for its endless desert treks and uninvolving screenplay. An unrelated Canadian sequel followed five years later. ~ Robert Firsching, Rovi

    Cast & Crew

    • Dolph Lundgren
      Dolph Lundgren - Lt. Nikolai
    • M. Emmet Walsh
      M. Emmet Walsh - Dewey Ferguson
    • Al White
      Al White - Kallunda
    • Image coming soon
      T.P. McKenna - Gen. Vortek
    • Carmen Argenziano
      Carmen Argenziano - Zayas

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