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 élite 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