An international co-production between the United Kingdom, United States, and Ireland, visual effects pioneer Eugène Lourié’s (The Beast from 20,000 Fathoms, The Giant Behemoth) GORGO - often referred to as the “British Godzilla” - was one of the first, and arguably one of the best, giant monster films to follow in the wake of Japan’s sci-fi landmark. Between its astonishing, special effects-laden climax, which sees Gorgo’s mother wreak fiery destruction on the streets of Central London, and its unique and unusual ending, GORGO quickly solidified its place in the sci-fi canon, spawning numerous comic book adaptations and spin-offs which further expanded the “Gorgoverse”. Now, newly restored in 4K from its untouched-for-decades original camera negative by the monster maniacs at Vinegar Syndrome, GORGO bursts up from the depths in its worldwide UHD debut, loaded with a fittingly gargantuan array of extras, both old and new.
2-disc Region Free Set: 4K Ultra HD / Blu-ray
4K UHD presented in High-Dynamic-Range
Newly scanned & restored in 4K from its 35mm original camera negative
Sound options: original English mono soundtrack, a brand new commentary track with film historian and cartoonist Stephen R. Bissette and an isolated music & effects track
"Gorgo Lives!" - film historian and cartoonist Stephen R. Bissette on the legacy of Gorgo
"The 9th Wonder of the World: The Making of Gorgo" - an archival making-of documentary (extended version)
"Gorgo: Behind the Scenes" - archival making-of featurette
"Waiting for Gorgo" - a short film from 2009, directed by Benjamin Craig
Behind-the-scenes featurette from “Waiting for Gorgo”
Original theatrical trailer
Promotional image gallery
Original production notes - video gallery
Lobby cards & posters - video gallery
Pressbook - video gallery
Photos - video gallery
Gorgo: The Monster from the Sea - video comic book
Reversible cover artwork
English SDH subtitles
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