Warner Home Video is releasing a massive 14-disc DVD collector's set featuring 12 of Oliver Stone's movies.
The Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection, priced at $129.92 for release Oct. 19, will include a bonus disc featuring an exclusive preview and a free movie ticket to Stone's Nov. 5 theatrical release Alexander.
It also includes the first DVD releases of recent docs Looking for Fidel and Persona Non Grata.
The studio has again persuaded MGM Home Entertainment to contribute two of Stone's most popular DVD releases, Platoon -- Special Edition and Salvador -- Special EditionM, as MGM has done for previous Warner DVD collections of filmmakers such as Stanley Kubrick.
Other films in the set: Wall Street, Talk Radio, Born on the Fourth of July, The Doors, JFK Special Edition Director's Cut, Heaven and Earth, Natural Born Killers, Nixon, U-Turn and Any Given Sunday Special Edition Director's Cut.
A previously released program about Stone's movie career, "Oliver Stone's America," is on a separate disc.
On October 19, Warner Home Video (WHV) will release the Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection, a 14-disc giftset which includes 12 of his most popular and influential films, three documentaries, two of which are DVD debuts (2003’s Persona Non Grata and 2004’s Looking for Fidel), and an exclusive preview of Stone’s highly anticipated November film release Alexander. The Collection also includes a bonus instant movie ticket for up to $12 off the admission to Alexander.
These unforgettable films will be packaged in two elegant ‘digi’ cases placed inside an outer slipcase. Each digi will include seven DVDs and a beautiful booklet. The Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection will be available for $129.92 SRP.
Films in the Ultimate Oliver Stone Collection are MGM Home Entertainment’s Salvador – Special Edition and MGM Home Entertainment’s Platoon – Special Edition (winner of 4 Academy Awards® including Best Picture), along with Wall Street (1 Academy Award), Talk Radio, Born on the Fourth of July (2 Academy Awards), The Doors, JFK Special Edition Director’s Cut (2 Academy Awards), Heaven and Earth, Natural Born Killers, Nixon, U-Turn and Any Given Sunday Special Edition Director’s Cut. Oliver Stone’s America, an in depth look at Stone’s extraordinary movie legacy, is the 13th disc in the collection.
Finally, two Stone documentaries will debut on DVD in a bonus disc containing "Looking for Fidel," Stone’s second Castro documentary with Castro addressing his recent crackdown on Cuban dissidents and Persona Non Grata, about the Palestinian conflict – and the exclusive preview from Alexander.
Alexander, scheduled for release in theaters on November 5, is Stone’s epic about Alexander the Great, the notorious King of Macedonia who overthrew the Persian Empire, the Egyptians and India. Colin Farrell stars in the title role with Angelina Jolie, Anthony Hopkins and Val Kilmer co-starring in Stone’s first film since 1999.
Acknowledged as one of Hollywood’s most powerful and acclaimed directors, Stone has created films that have consistently proved to be thought-provoking, visually compelling works of art that have earned him three Academy-AwardsÒ , (Best Director for Platoon and Born on the Fourth of July; Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay for Midnight Express) as well as five Golden Globes® and many other awards including the Directors Guild of America and Independent Spirit Awards.
DETAILS OF ULTIMATE OLIVER STONE COLLECTION FILMS
Discs 1 –12: 12 Movies plus hours of selected per-title commentaries and extras (in order of release)
MGM Home Entertainment’s Salvador – Special Edition
MGM Home Entertainment’s Platoon – Special Edition
Born On The Fourth Of July
JFK Special Edition Director’s Cut
Heaven And Earth
Natural Born Killers
Any Given Sunday Special Edition Director’s Cut
Disc 13: The documentary, Oliver Stone’s America
An in-depth look at Stone’s extraordinary movie legacy and includes clips, interviews with Stone and behind-the-scenes footage. An added bonus is one of Stone’s student films, "Last Year in Viet Nam."
Bonus disc 14:
On the Set of Alexander
DVD debuts of three powerful documentaries by Stone:
2003’s Persona Non Grata
2004’s Looking for Fidel