Violent City/BluRay

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  • Region B
  • Studio: 88 Films
  • The Italian Collection #71
  • Release date: May 16, 2022
  • 3 Cuts of the Film: 4K remastered Violent City, 2K remastered Italian Cut and The Family Version
  • Disc One: New 4K Remastered Transfer of Città Violenta; Alternate 2K Remastered Transfer of Violent City; Audio: 2.0 English DTS-HD MA Mono (With some sections in Italian with English subtitles as these scenes were never dubbed into English); 2.0 Italian DTS-HS MA Mono with Newly Translated English Subtitles; Extras: Audio Commentary by Charles Bronson Expert Paul Talbot
  • Disc Two: 'The Family' (Shorter US Version of the Film Sourced from a rare archive 35mm Print) with optional English SDH; Extras: Shooting Violent City - An Interview with Director Sergio Sollima; Violent Sollima - An Interview with Italian Cinema Expert Eugenio Ercolani; An Important Friendship - An Interview with Pierpaolo De Sanctis; "The Controversies of VIOLENT CITY" by EUROCRIME! director Mike Malloy; Original Trailer; ‘The Family’ Trailer; ‘The Family’ TV Spots
  • LIMITED EDITION CONTENTS (3000 copies only): Matt Laminate Full Slipcase with brand-new artwork from Colin Murdoch; 'Charlie Slays - How Charles Bronson Transitioned from Character; Actor to Leading Man in Sergio Sollima’s Brutal and Brilliant Violent City (1970)' - Booklet Notes by Andrew Graves and 'Citta Violenta' Booklet Notes by Tim Murray; Double-sided foldout Poster
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  • Region A
  • Studio: Kino Lorber Studio Classics
  • 4K and 2K restorations
  • Release date: May 17, 2022
  • Three versions: 109min Violent City (4K restoration and 2K restoration of the Italian cut) and 96min The Family (R-rated US re-release cut)
  • DISC 1: 2K Restoration of Violent City (in English & Italian with optional English subtitles). Extras: NEW Audio Commentary by Film Historian Paul Talbot, the author of the BRONSON'S LOOSE! Books; Shooting VIOLENT CITY: Interview with Co-Writer/Director Sergio Sollima; Theatrical Trailers for VIOLENT CITY and THE FAMILY; TV Spot for THE FAMILY
  • DISC 2: 4K Restoration of Città violenta (1970, Italian cut) (in Italian with optional English subtitles); HD Master of The Family (1973) – 2K Scan of a 35mm Print (In English with Optional English Subtitles); Charles Bronson Theatrical Trailers
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  • Label: Ripley's
  • Release date: December 11, 2021 / September 2011? tbc
  • Audio: Italian, English PCM 2.0 mono
  • Subtitles: Italian
  • Running time: 105min
  • Extras: Interview with Sergio Sollima, Trailers, Journal "Si gira a roma", Gallery
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  • Label: Mon Inter (possibly gray market)
  • Release date: October 27, 2022
  • Spanish and Italian audio
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  • Label: Sidonis Calysta
  • Release date: February 16, 2023
  • BluRay, DVD and booklet
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The film is currently available to stream uncut in HD on Amazon Prime Germany here

  • 2023
  • Label: Nameless Media
  • Details TBC

  • Label: Explosive Media
  • This release was cancelled shortly after announcement in 2014


  • Label: Happinet
  • Release date: September 2016
  • 40th anniversary special edition
  • Japanese and English audio
  • Japanese subtitles
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