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Mar 282021
 
MVD Rewind Collection Continues Its Celebration of Video Store Culture
With Five New Cult Classics on Blu-ray and DVD
Action U.S.A. (1989), Drive (1997), Mortuary (1983), The House On Sorority Row (1982), and The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story Of Cannon Films (2014)

MVD Entertainment Group is proud to announce the addition of five classic films to the MVD Rewind Collection.

Video stores may be a thing of the past but MVD Entertainment group is keeping the memories alive with the addition of five new releases on Blu-ray and DVD to its “MVD Rewind Collection” including Action U.S.A. (1989), Drive (1997), Mortuary (1983), The House On Sorority Row (1982), and making its North American debut, The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story Of Cannon Films (2014) label in special collectors editions loaded with extras.

ACTION U.S.A. – Synopsis: After her boyfriend is murdered by the gangsters whose diamonds he stole, a girl is protected by two FBI agents who plan to keep her from sharing the same fate.

“Are you ready for some utterly bonkers ’80s action-mayhem?” (Entertainment Weekly)

Originally released on VHS by Imperial Entertainment in 1989, MVD Rewind Collection brings this fun, over-the-top cult classic action film to disc in conjunction with Verdugo Entertainment. This Special Edition release is packed with bonus material and comes housed in a Limited Edition (first pressing only) slipcover that celebrates the rental packaging of legendary video store chain “Erol’s Video” (1980 – 1990). “Action U.S.A.” stars Gregory Scott Cummins (“It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia”, Cliffhanger), Ross Hagen (Armed Response), Cameron Mitchell (How to Marry a Millionaire) and Barri Murphy (Armed for Action). Blu-ray bonus material includes:

  • Audio Commentary with Director John Stewart, star Gregory Scott Cummins and cinematographer Thomas Callaway moderated by filmmaker Steve Latshaw
  • Interview with Director John Stewart
  • Action U.S.A. Behind the Scenes – Stunts Featurette (MVD EXCLUSIVE)
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Collectible Mini-Poster
  • Reversible artwork
  • Limited Edition “Erol’s Video” Retro Slip Cover – FIRST PRESSING ONLY

“Action U.S.A.” will also be released on a standard edition DVD.
*Blu-ray Street Date: May 11, 2021
#27 / BLU-RAY SKU: MVD4530BR / UPC: 760137453086 / $24.95 SRP / 89 min / Language: English / Subtitles: English / Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 / Year: 1989 / Audio: DTS-HD 5.1 Surround Sound / MPA Rating: Not Rated
DVD SKU: MVD4531D / UPC: 760137453192 / $19.95 SRP / *DVD Street Date: April 13, 2021

DRIVE – Synopsis: A prototype enhanced human from Hong Kong enlists help from a hostage and a free-spirited woman to evade killers-for-hire in a race against time in order to get from San Francisco to Los Angeles.

Originally released in 1997 from A-Pix Entertainment, Drive makes its debut on Blu-ray with a brand new 4K HD scan of the original camera negative of the Extended Director’s Cut of the movie. Featuring an all-star cast that includes Mark Dacascos (John Wick 3: Parabellum), Kadeem Hardison (White Men Can’t Jump), Brittany Murphy (Clueless), Sanaa Lathan (Alien vs Predator), Tracey Walter (Repo Man) and Ron Yuan (Mulan), “Drive” Blu-ray is packed with bonus material that includes:

  • Audio commentary by director Steve Wang, fight choreographer Koichi Sakamoto and stars Mark Dacascos and Kadeem Hardison
  • “Drive: The Force Behind The Storm” documentary
  • Six Deleted Scenes
  • Interview gallery with cast, director and crew including stars Mark Dacascos and Kadeem Hardison, director Steve Wang, Second Unit Director Wyatt Weed and Stunt Coordinator Koichi Sakamoto
  • TWO versions of the film: Both the Director’s Cut + Original Theatrical Version
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible artwork
  • Collectible Mini-Poster
  • Limited Edition Retro Slip Cover – FIRST PRESSING ONLY

“Drive: Director’s Cut” will also be released on a standard edition DVD.

Street Date: May 11, 2021

#26 / BLU-RAY SKU: MVD3390BR / UPC: 760137339083 / $39.95 SRP / RT: 112 min / 99 min
Language: English / Aspect Ratio: 2.35:1 (Director’s Cut) & 1.78:1 (Theatrical Version) / Year: 1997 / Audio: 2.0 Stereo (LPCM), 5.1 Dolby Digital Surround / MPA Rating: Not Rated (Director’s Cut) & R (Theatrical Version)

DVD SKU: MVD3389D / UPC: 760137338994 / $19.95 SRP

MORTUARY (1983) – Synopsis: Convinced that her father’s death was not accidental, Christie Parson decides to investigate to find out the truth. Her sleuthing draws her to a local mortuary, where deadly secrets will be revealed.

Originally released on VHS from Vestron Video in 1984, “Mortuary” returns to Blu-ray and DVD from MVD Rewind Collection and features a great cast that includes Lynda Day George (TV’s “Mission Impossible”) in her final film role, Christopher George (Pieces), Bill Paxton (Aliens), Mary McDonough (“The Waltons”) and David Wallace (Humongous). The Special Edition Blu-ray features bonus material courtesy of Scorpion Releasing and includes:

  • Interview with Composer John Cacavas
  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Collectible Mini-Poster
  • Limited Edition Retro Slip Cover – FIRST PRESSING ONLY

“Mortuary” will also be released on a standard edition DVD.

Street Date: July 6, 2021

#28 / BLU-RAY SKU: MVD4907BR / UPC: 760137490784 / $29.95 SRP / 93 min / Language: English / Subtitles: English / Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 / Year: 1983 / Audio: LPCM 2.0 Mono / MPA Rating: R

DVD SKU: MVD4911D / UPC /Barcode: 760137491194 / $19.95 SRP

THE HOUSE ON SORORITY ROW – Synopsis: After a seemingly innocent prank goes horribly wrong, a group of sorority sisters are stalked and murdered one by one in their sorority house while throwing a party to celebrate their graduation.

Originally released on VHS from Vestron Video in 1983, “The House on Sorority Row” returns to Blu-ray and DVD from MVD Rewind Collection and stars Kathryn McNeil (Sudden Death), Eileen Davidson (“Days of Our Lives”), Harley Jane Kozak (Arachnophobia) and Jean Schertler (Runaway Bride). The Special Edition Blu-ray features bonus material courtesy of Scorpion Releasing and includes:

  • High Definition (1080p) presentation of the main feature in 1.78:1 aspect ratio with LPCM 2.0 Stereo and alternate version of the film with director approved pre-credit sequence with mono audio
  • Audio Commentary with director Mark Rosman
  • Audio commentary with director Mark Rosman and stars Eileen Davidson and Kathryn McNeil
  • Interviews with cast and crew including: Director Mark Rosman, stars Harley Jane Kozak, Eileen Davidson and Kathryn McNeil, Composer Richard Band and Producer Igo Kantor
  • Original Pre-Credit Sequence
  • Alternate ending storyboards
  • TV Spots
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible Artwork
  • Collectible Mini-Poster
  • Limited Edition Retro Slip Cover – FIRST PRESSING ONLY

“The House on Sorority Row” will also be released on a standard edition DVD.

Street Date: July 6, 2021

#29 / BLU-RAY SKU: MVD4904BR / UPC: 760137490487 / $29.95 SRP / 91 min / Language: English / Subtitles: English / Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 / Year: 1982 / Audio: LPCM 2.0 Stereo / MPA Rating: R

DVD SKU: MVD4906D / UPC: 760137490692 / $19.95 SRP

THE GO-GO BOYS: THE INSIDE STORY OF CANNON FILMS – Synopsis: In the definitive documentary about Cannon films, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, two Israeli-born cousins, who in pursuit of the American Dream, turned the Hollywood power structure upside down, producing over 300 films and becoming the most powerful independent film company in the world. Directed by Sundance Grand Jury Prize nominee Hilla Medalia (After the Storm), The Go-Go Boys is an up close and personal documentary that examines the complex relationship between two contradictory personalities whose combined force fueled their success and eventual collapse.

“The Go-Go Boys” features interviews with Jean-Claude Van Damme, Michael Dudikoff, Eli Roth, Boaz Davidson and more, along with Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus themselves, as well as archive footage of Sylvester Stallone, Charles Bronson and Chuck Norris in the definitive documentary about Cannon Films. Blu-ray special features include:

  • Original Theatrical Trailer
  • Reversible Artwork
  • Collectible Mini-Poster
  • Limited Edition Slip Cover – FIRST PRESSING ONLY

“The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films” will also be released on a standard edition DVD.

Street Date: July 20, 2021
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BLU-RAY SKU: MVD4738BR / UPC: 7601377473886 / $19.95 SRP / 89 min / Language: English / Subtitles: English / Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1 / Year: 2014 / Audio: LPCM 2.0 Stereo / MPA Rating: NR

DVD SKU: MVD4737D / UPC: 760137473794 / $19.95 SRP

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