“Top Gun” Takes to the Blu-ray Skies August 30th (UPDATED)

Paramount Pictures will be releasing Top Gun in a special 25th Anniversary special edition set on August 30th.  Top Gun stars Tom Cruise, Kelly McGillis, Val Kilmer, and Anthony Edwards.  Top Gun will be fully loaded with extras and contain a DVD and Digital Copy exclusive to this 25th Anniversary special edition Blu-ray.  If you haven’t already experienced the need for speed, then hop aboard and get ready to hit the danger zone! 





Adrenaline-Fueled Action Drama Touches Down in a Blu-ray™/Digital Copy Combo
August 30, 2011 Featuring a Six-Part Documentary, Multiple Featurettes,
Interviews with Tom Cruise, Music Videos and More

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. – Celebrating 25 years of the need for speed, the action-packed, sexy and breathtaking thrill-ride TOP GUN soars onto a Blu-ray/Digital Copy Combo on August 30, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  The story of an elite group of pilots competing to be the best in their class and earn the title of “Top Gun” captured the imagination of a generation and earned a worldwide box office of over $350 million.  Tom Cruise is superb as the cocky but talented pilot known as Maverick and Kelly McGillis sizzles as the civilian instructor who teaches Maverick a few things you can’t learn in a classroom.  Featuring a sensational soundtrack with unforgettable songs from the 80s including Berlin’s “Take My Breath Away” and Kenny Loggins’ “Danger Zone”, the film also stars Val Kilmer,
Anthony Edwards and Meg Ryan.

The TOP GUN Blu-ray/Digital Copy Combo includes a six-part documentary on the making of the film, a behind-the-scenes featurette, a survival training featurette, interviews with Tom Cruise, four music videos, commentary by producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Tony Scott, co-screenwriter Jack Epps, Jr. and naval experts, a look inside the real “Top Gun” and more.

TOP GUN Blu-ray/Digital Copy:

The TOP GUN Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 Dolby TrueHD, English DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The disc includes the following special features:


·         Commentary by producer Jerry Bruckheimer, director Tony Scott, co-screenwriter Jack Epps, Jr. and naval experts

·         Danger Zone: The Making of Top Gun (six-part documentary)

·         Multi-Angle Storyboards with optional commentary by Tony Scott

·         Best of the Best: Inside the Real Top Gun

·         Music Videos:

o   Kenny Loggins—“Danger Zone”

o   Berlin—“Take My Breath Away”

o   Loverboy—“Heaven In Your Eyes”

o   Harold Faltermeyer and Steve Stevens—“Top Gun Anthem”

·         TV Spots

·         Behind-the-Scenes Featurette

·         Survival Training Featurette

·         Tom Cruise Interviews

·         Digital Copy—Offered in Windows Media for PC and iTunes for Mac & PC


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2 Responses to ““Top Gun” Takes to the Blu-ray Skies August 30th (UPDATED)”

  1. Sean Ferguson

    I have this on HD-DVD but I can’t remember if it had these features or not.

  2. Jiminy Critic

    “I went to the DANGER ZONE!”