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Product Details

  • An MVD Exclusive
  • SKU: AV415
  • Format: Blu-ray
  • UPC: 760137821083
  • Street Date: 02/08/22
  • PreBook Date: 01/04/22
  • Label: Arrow Video »
  • Genre: Western
  • Run Time: 136 mins
  • Number of Discs: 1
  • Audio: STEREO
  • Year of Production: 1965
  • Region Code: A
  • Box Lot:
  • Territory: US
  • Language: English


Cast & Crew

  • Actor: Charlton Heston
  • Actor: Richard Harris
  • Actor: L.Q. Jones
  • Actor: Jim Hutton
  • Actor: Senta Berger
  • Actor: James Coburn
  • Actor: Warren Oates
  • Actor: Ben Johnson
  • Actor: Slim Pickens
  • Actor: Brock Peters
  • Director: Sam Peckinpah


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Major Dundee [Standard Edition]


Major Dundee [Standard Edition]
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After making his first bonafide classic in Ride the High Country, director Sam Peckinpah took a step towards the epic with Major Dundee. The film would, in many ways, define the rest of his career both on screen and off, as the drama behind the camera matched the action in front of it. Charlton Heston stars as Major Amos Dundee, a vainglorious Union Cavalry officer, who mounts an expedition to hunt down Apache war chief Sierra Charriba. Building his own army of criminals, ex-slaves and Confederate POWs - among them one Captain Ben Tyreen (Richard Harris), whose intense former friendship with Dundee is tainted with a sense of betrayal on both sides - Dundee heads into Mexico, his eye fixed firmly on a last shot at greatness. Beautifully shot and with a stellar supporting cast including James Coburn, Warren Oates, and L.Q. Jones, Major Dundee remains a stunning achievement and an essential experience for anyone interested in the life and cinema of "Bloody Sam." The film is presented in its extended version, alongside a wealth of illuminating extras.


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Bonus Materials

  • High Definition Blu-ray (1080p) presentation from a 4K scan by Sony Pictures
  • DTS-HD MA 5. 1 surround audio with new score by Christopher Caliendo
  • Lossless original mono audio with original score by Daniele Amfitheatrof
  • Optional English subtitle s for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • Audio commentary with Nick Redman, David Weddle, Garner Simmons, and Paul Seydor
  • Audio commentary by historian/critics Glenn Erickson and Alan K. Rode
  • Audio commentary by historian/critic Glenn Erickson
  • Moby Dick on Horseback, a visual essay by David Cairns
  • Passion & Poetry: The Dundee Odyssey, a feature-length documentary about the making of Major Dundee by Mike Siegel, featuring James Coburn, Senta Berger, Mario Adorf, L.Q. Jones, R.G. Armstrong, and Gordon Dawson
  • Passion & Poetry: Peckinpah Anecdotes, nine actors talk about working with legendary director Sam Peckinpah, featuring Kris Kristofferson, Ernest Borgnine, James Coburn, David Warner, Ali MacGraw , L.Q. Jones, Bo Hopkins, R.G. Armstrong, and Isela Vega
  • Mike Siegel: About the Passion & Poetry Project, in which filmmaker Mike Siegel talks about his beginnings and his ongoing historical project about director Sam Peckinpah
  • Animated stills galleries, featuring rare on set, behind the scenes, and marketing materials
  • 2005 re-release trailer
  • Reversible sleeve featuring original and newly commissioned artwork by Tony Stella

Sales Points

  • Restored version of Peckinpah's classic - a must have for Western Fans
  • Tradewide edition of the sold out, previously limited-edition collection

Press Quotes

Arrow Video's comprehensive new Blu-ray set is unquestionably the definitive home video release for the Major Dundee to date--it's highly recommended for film fans in general and Peckinpah fans in particular.

     —The Digital Bits

Major Dundee features both men at the height of their various brands of sexiness: Heston chiseled, stoic and in charge; Harris rakish, roguish and most of all Irish. If nothing else, appreciate Major Dundee for the reflection of Peckinpah in his lead

     —Paste Magazine

Likely the most gritty and realistic Western ever made

     —Alt Film Guide

If you want to see the missing link between John Wayne's squint and Clint Eastwood's sneer, look no further than Charlton Heston in Major Dundee

     —Entertainment Weekly

It's hard to imagine 'The Wild Bunch' having the depth and grace it did without Peckinpah having this experience to draw on, and for that masterful film alone we're grateful to have Major Dundee back among the living again

     —Los Angeles Times


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