As previously noted here on PWInsider.com, the classic Roddy Piper film "They Live" starring Piper as John Nada, a homeless construction worker who stumbles upon the truth that aliens have taken over and enslaved mankind will be released on Blu-Ray on 11/6.
The film, directed by John Carpenter, opened at the top of the box office when it was released in November 1988 and garnered $13,008,928 domestically over its four week run. A fight scene between Piper and Keith David is often celebrated as one of the best movie fight sequences of all time.
This will be the film's first ever Blu-Ray release. The official press release reads:
The truth is more than meets the eye. You’ve been listening to their speeches and watching them on TV. They influence our decisions without us knowing it. Think again and the choice is yours! On November 6, 2012, SCREAM FACTORY presents John Carpenter’s politically-charged science fiction thriller THEY LIVE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray and DVD. Featuring anamorphic widescreen presentation of this cult classic movie, this special collector’s edition home entertainment release of THEY LIVE boasts a bounty of special bonus content, a collectible cover featuring newly rendered retro-style artwork, a reversible wrap with original theatrical key art and much more! THEY LIVE Collector’s Edition Blu-ray has a suggested retail price of $29.93 and $16.50 for the DVD. Fans and collector’s can pre-order now at ShoutFactory.com and Amazon.com.
* Production now underway for extensive and insightful bonus features that include all-new interviews, an audio commentary and archival material. Shout! Factory will announce in-depth bonus features and additional news in next couple months.
Avid John Carpenter fans, movie enthusiasts and collectors please take note: Order this collector’s edition Blu-ray or DVD directly from ShoutFactory.com and receive an exclusive 18x24 poster featuring the newly commissioned artwork! Less than 500 have been made, so these are only available while supplies last. Read more @: Shout! Factory – Scream Factory
Horror master John Carpenter (Halloween, The Thing) directs this heart-pounding thriller in which aliens are systematically gaining control of the Earth by masquerading as humans and lulling the public into submission. Humanity’s last chance lies with a lone drifter who stumbles upon a harrowing discovery a unique pair of sunglasses that reveals the terrifying and deadly truth.