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Saturday, August 4, 2012

Octagon Coming to Blu-ray (UK)

With a release date of August 6th, The Octagon comes to blu-ray in the UK (region B).  No word on a US release.

Scott James is a man haunted by memories, eerie flashbacks that plague both his waking and sleeping hours. The first is a childhood memory relating to the intense and rigorous combat training he and his best friend endured under the guidance of a mysterious martial arts master. The second is a far more painful recollection of loss, and one that has turned Scott away from his former life. But when a wealthy heiress convinces him to enter the fray once more, Scott finds himself drawn into an international terrorist organisation consisting of deadly ninjas, at the head of which is a close acquaintance from his past. Now it is up to Scott to confront his worst fears and battle a former adversary in the ultimate ninja showdown.

Special Features:
  • Making Of Featurette
  • How America Changed Hollywood Forever
  • Trailer
  • TV Spot
  • Director's Commentary

It would also seem this disc was released in Austraila on July 5, 2012.

Also region B. 

No details on extra features.


  1. The two Blu-rays that were supposed to come out last week (Wild Geese, etc.) have been postponed until December 31st.

  2. I imagine the director's commentary is the same or similar to the latest standard DVD copy I have. The director mentions that one of his staff told him that Lee Van Cleef had come back to the United States to work after years of working in Europe and is looking for work here, so he said he decided to call Lee Van Cleef and hired him "on the spot" over the phone and that Lee on the set of "The Octagon" was an absolute professional!! Knew his lines, always on time and ready, knew his marks and camera angles and one of Lee's lines was tricky and had to be inflected just right to be understood properly and Lee nailed the line straight away. The director said it was just an absolute pleasure to work with such a veteran and professional as Lee was.