July will see the release of an eclectic double bill on blu-ray from the always busy Shout! Factory: this disc will pair I Escaped From The Devil’s Island with The Final Option.  The first film is prison-escape flick with Jim Brown and Christopher George.  The second film is a U.K. set terrorist thriller that features Richard Widmark and Ingrid Pitt in its ensemble.  Read on for all the high-octane hi-def details, including credits and synopses for both films…

TWO ACTION ADVENTURE CULT CLASSICS DEBUT ON BLU-RAY™ FOR THE FIRST TIME

I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND / THE FINAL OPTION

DOUBLE FEATURE BLU-RAY™

HITS HOME ENTERTAINMENT SHELVES EVERYWHERE ON JULY 15, 2014

FROM SHOUT! FACTORY

IEscDev-FinOp-bluLock and load your Blu-ray™ player – it’s time for a double-barreled blast of high-octane, high-definition action when William Witney’s  I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND (produced by Roger and Gene Corman), starring football superstar Jim Brown and Christopher George (City of the Living Dead), and Ian Sharp’s THE FINAL OPTION, starring Lewis Collins (The Professionals), Oscar® nominee Judy Davis (A Passage to India) and Richard Widmark (Judgment at Nuremberg), arrive on home entertainment shelves together in a special double-feature Blu-ray™ on July 15, 2014 from Shout! Factory.  Available for the first time on Blu-ray, this pair of hard-to-find action, adventure classics are a sure-fire night of entertainment for those who like their meat – and their movies – raw. ($19.97 SRP)

 

Pre-order now at:

http://www.shoutfactory.com/product/i-escaped-devils-island-final-option-double-feature

 

 

I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND (1973)

Sentenced to life in the world’s most notorious prison colony, two tougher-than-nails inmates enact the ultimate jail break…but find that trying to survive in the outside world is every bit as hellish as it was in the slammer. Football superstar Jim Brown and drive-in movie mainstay Christopher George star in this gritty actioner from the legendary Roger Corman.

 

THE CORMAN COMPANY Presents

JIM BROWN in

“I ESCAPED FROM DEVIL’S ISLAND”

With CHRISTOPHER GEORGE

Produced by ROGER and GENE CORMAN

Directed by WILLIAM WITNEY

Written by RICHARD L. ADAMS

 

 

THE FINAL OPTION (1982)

An elite Special Air Service captain takes the ultimate risk when he infiltrates a terrorist organization in order to thwart a plan to take several dignitaries hostage. Inspired by the real-life operations of counter-terrorist forces, this military movie favorite (also known as Who Dares Wins) boasts an all-star cast.

 

 

 

A EUAN LLOYD Production

LEWIS COLLINS, JUDY DAVIS and RICHARD WIDMARK in

“THE FINAL OPTION”

Starring TONY DOYLE, JOHN DUTTINE, KENNETH GRIFFITH,

ROSALIND LLOYD, INGRID PITT, NORMAN RODWAY

With EDWARD WOODWARD and ROBERT WEBBER

Screenplay by REGINALD ROSE Based on “THE TIPTOE BOYS” by GEORGE MARKSTEIN

Produced by EUAN LLOYD Executive Producer CHRIS CHRISAFIS

Directed by IAN SHARP