Lawnmower Man [Collector's Edition] [Blu-ray] [2 Discs]

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Synopsis

Loosely based on a short story by Stephen King, The Lawnmower Man was the first film to explore virtual reality technology and boasts a dazzling collection of computer-animated sequences. The story concerns the slightly-mad scientist Dr. Lawrence Angelo (Pierce Brosnan), who as part of a secret government agency called Cybertech has been experimenting with something termed "intelligence enhancement." By using drugs and virtual reality technology, Angelo has managed to boost the IQ of experimental chimps. But he also makes them more aggressive and, bit by bit, they go insane. When one of his animal subjects goes on a rampage, Angelo decides to go for a human guinea pig instead -- Jobe Smith (Jeff Fahey), a slightly retarded man who cuts his lawn. Not only do Jobe's intelligence and sex-drive improve thanks to Angelo's regimen, but he also develops extrasensory perception. As Jobe's mental and emotional state keeps increasing, so does his strength. As he gains more power, Jobe becomes angrier and more vindictive until he vows to get even with all the town's people that patronized him and treated him badly. ~ Paul Brenner, Rovi

Product Details

Release Date
6/20/17 
Studio
New Line Home Video
MPAA Rating
R -- Restricted
Length
1 hour, 48 minutes
Sound
  • DTS-HD Master Audio
Region
  • Blu-ray region A (North America, Central America, South America, Japan, Taiwan, North Korea, South Korea, Hong Kong, Southeast Asia)
Subtitles
  • English
Video Features
  • Disc 1 - Theatrical Cut
  • New 4k scan of the Interpositive
  • New "Cybergod: Creating The Lawnmower Man" - Featuring Interviews with Co-Writer/Director Brett Leonard Actor Jeff Fahey
  • Audio Commentary with Brett Leonard and Writer/Producer Gimel Everett
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Original Electronic Press Kit with Cast Interviews and Behind-the-Scenes Footage
  • Edited Animated Sequences
  • TV Spot
  • Theatrical Trailer
  • Disc 2 - Director's Cut
  • New 4K Scan of The Interpositve with additional Director's Cut footage from the original camera negative
  • Audio Commentary with Brett Leonard and Gimel Everett
  • Conceptual Art and Design
  • Sketches
  • Behind-the-Scenes and Production Stills
  • Storyboard Comparison
Number of Discs
2

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