Full disc details/art: “MANIAC COP 3: BADGE OF SILENCE” (an Alan Smithee film)


We revealed yesterday the specs and cover for the upcoming Blu-ray/DVD combo edition of MANIAC COP 2, and now we’ve got the full skinny on the similar release of MANIAC COP 3: BADGE OF SILENCE, the third in the William Lustig/Larry Cohen trilogy (with a new director’s credit).

MANIACCOP3BLURAYDETAILSNEWSComing, like MC2, on November 19 from Blue Underground, MANIAC COP 3 sees back-from-the-grave Matt Cordell (Robert Z’Dar) continuing his murderous rampage, this time seeking vengeance for Officer Kate Sullivan (Gretchen Becker), who’s been framed for killing a civilian by an unscrupulous TV news crew. Now credited as being helmed by Alan Smithee (for reasons explored in the disc supplements), the movie is also stars Robert Davi, Caitlin Dulany, Paul Gleason, Jackie Earle Haley, Julius Harris, Doug Savant and Robert Forster. Newly transferred in 4K high definition from the original uncut negative, MANIAC COP 3 is presented in 1080p 2.35:1 widescreen, with DTS-HD 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround EX and Dolby Surround 2.1 soundtracks, enhanced for D-Box motion-control systems. The special features are:

• “Wrong Arm of the Law—The Making of MANIAC COP 3” documentary with cast/crew interviews

• Deleted and extended scenes

• Theatrical trailer

• Poster and still gallery

• Original synopsis

Retail price is $29.98.

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