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Xanadu [Blu-ray] [1980]

  • SKU: 30269386
  • Release Date: 03/08/2016
  • Rating: PG
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    Overall Customer Rating:
    100% of customers would recommend this product to a friend (29 out of 29)

    Special Features


    • Going back to Xanadu: a retrospective documentary featuring the cast and crew discussing the making of Xanadu and its lasting legacy
    • Theatrical trailer

    Synopsis


    Xanadu
    In this film, the mysterious Kira (Olivia Newton-John) appears to assist and inspire a young artist, Sonny Malone (Michael Beck). When she helps him meet up with the rich Danny McGuire (Gene Kelly), the two join up together to create an artistic and business success, an unique club called "Xanadu." ~ Iotis Erlewine, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Olivia Newton-John
      Olivia Newton-John - Kira
    • Gene Kelly
      Gene Kelly - Danny McGuire
    • Michael Beck
      Michael Beck - Sonny Malone
    • Image coming soon
      James J. Sloyan - Simpson
    • Dimitra Arliss
      Dimitra Arliss - Helen



    Customer rating

    Rating 4.7 out of 5 stars with 29 reviews

    100%
    would recommend to a friend

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    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Cleanest release of this film yet

      Posted
      Apollo
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      Beautiful BluRay transfer. Markedly better than the previously released DVD versions. Nothing really new in the extras. Pointless to comment on the merits of the film as it is inevitably either snidely derided or shamelessly fawned over. Watch it for Olivia Newton-John if no other reason. She was in her prime here. The music from this film is timeless. If you saw the film in the theater in 1980 you know where you stand on the matter.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Major Guilty pleasure

      Posted
      Psom617

      Pure dumb fun! Total camp mythological/fantasy musical, nonsensical plot, KILLER multi-platinum soundtrack: great songs by ELO ( I'm Alive, All Over the World), even better ones by Olivia (Magic, Suddenly, Suspended in Time),the rocking title track by ON-J and ELO, Gene Kelly on rollerskates, an animated sequence. I love this movie!!! Olivia still performs many of these songs live and they are the highlight of her show. Go see her live!

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Great Eighties Nostalgic Movie!

      Posted
      Cricket
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      I went to see this movie in the theater when it was released in 1980, hot off the heels of Olivia Newton John's successful acting debut in Grease. I don't think the movie did very well and was generally panned by the critics. However, it has a great soundtrack which spawned a total of five top 40 hits by Olivia, ELO, and Cliff Richard combined. The movie is very campy, but it was the eighties after all.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

      Guilty Pleasure

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      FrancisB
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      A childhood favorite of mine. I saw it on the big screen a couple of times. I've owned it on VHS DVD and now Blu-ray. It is corny in some aspects. Gene Kelly and Olivia Newton-John make a perfect singing and dancing partner. ELO provided the soundtrack and did a fantastic job. Some of the roller skating stuff at the end is over the top. Otherwise highly enjoyable.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      If you love Olivia Newton-John and Xanadu buy it!

      Posted
      Chickie
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      I have owned every version of this movie...VHS...Laser Disk...DVD and now Blu-ray. This is by far the best looking and sounding version of all! Don't get me wrong, could they have done a better job...yes. But if your a fan of this movie...and lived through the 80's or want to discover the 80's. Buy this movie! You will not be disappointed.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Corny family fun

      Posted
      LghtandDrk
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      Olivia Newton's musical follow up to Grease. Some of the most cheesey dialogue you'll ever find. Nowhere on the same level as Grease but a lot of fun. It's nice to see that some of the classic family favorites are finally starting to see the light of day on Blu-ray.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Beautiful BluRay transfer

      Posted
      Apollo
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      The cleanest release of this film to date. It does not appear to be digitally restored frame by frame but rather cleaned up to remove artifacts and enhance color. I'm very pleased with it.

      I would recommend this to a friend

    • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

      Brings me back - ❤ the 80's!

      Posted
      Paulita
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      I love this movie it's totally cheesy but how can you not love Xanadu and the soundtrack? Gotta luv Olivia Newton-John too!

      I would recommend this to a friend



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