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Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Blu-ray cover Region A

Region A cover

Region A cover
Blu-ray Disc release
Series: Star Trek films
No. of discs: 1
Run time: 112 minutes
Director: Nicholas Meyer
Region A release date: 26 June 2009 (Japan)
22 September 2009 (US)
Region B release date: 11 May 2009
9 June 2009 (Italy)
27 October 2009 (France)
2 May 2013 (Germany)
Rating(s): MPAA - Parental Guidance Suggested BBFC - 12 IFCO - 12 FSK - Freigegeben ab 12 Jahren NICAM - Mogelijk schadelijk tot 6 jaar (Watch out with children under 6) MCCYP - 15 OFLC (Australia) - Parental Guidance OFLC (New Zealand) - Parental Guidance DJCTQ - 12 anos
Language: English (Dolby 7.1 TruHD)
Subtitles: English, French, Portuguese, Spanish (Region 1)
Arabic, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, English SDH, French, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Swedish (Region 2)
Dubbed: French (DD Stereo), Portuguese, Spanish (DD Mono, Region 1)
French, German (DD Stereo, Region 2)
Reference: ASIN B0026121O4 (Region A, Japan)
ASIN B002I9Z8B2 (Region A, US)
ASIN B001S3GDYU (Region B, UK)
ASIN B0041KW1DO (Region B, Italy)
ASIN B002JP9WS0 (Region B, France)
ASIN B00BRC6QKI (Region B, Germany)
Year: 1982
Star Trek II The Wrath of Khan Blu-ray cover Region B

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Region B cover

Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Blu-ray) is the Blu-ray Disc release of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan, and had made its debut as part of the earlier issued Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection and the near-concurrently released Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy. Reissued as an individual release with new cover art, it features the widescreen theatrical cut of the film, digitally remastered from the original negative.

A SteelBook® of Wrath of Khan was released in North American on May 17, 2015 at Best Buy stores. [1]

This film version also became included on the in 2016 issued Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (Director's Cut) Blu-ray release.

Special features[]

As well as the extras originally featured on the prior Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan (The Director's Edition) DVD, excepting the text commentary by Mike & Denise Okuda, the release also includes new special features in high definition.

  • Commentary by Nicholas Meyer
  • Commentary by Nicholas Meyer and Manny Coto *
  • James Horner: Composing Genesis *†
  • A Tribute to Ricardo Montalban *†
  • Collecting Star Trek's Movie Relics with Alec Peters *†
  • Starfleet Academy: Mystery Behind Ceti Alpha VI *†
  • Library Computer *
  • BD Live: Star Trek I.Q. *
  • Captain's Log
  • Designing Khan
  • Original interviews with DeForest Kelley, William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy and Ricardo Montalban
  • Where No Man Has Gone Before: The Visual Effects of Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
  • The Star Trek Universe: A Novel Approach
  • Storyboards
  • Theatrical trailer †

* - new for this release
† - in HD (others in standard definition)

Background information[]

  • While the DVD counterpart still had to make do with the standard Dolby Digital 5.1 soundtrack, this Blu-ray release did feature the new, superior Dolby 7.1 TruHD soundtrack.
  • While Oceania had seen its own Region 4 DVD counterpart, it had to make do with UK imports for the Blu-ray release.
  • This particular release is one of the few individual Star Trek releases followed by the professional industry site The Numbers and for which domestic US home video format sales are known; The Numbers has reported that by June 2020 domestic sales had been realized of US$245,580 for both this and its DVD counterpart releases. While this might seem paltry at first sight, it must be realized that Star Trek fans, weary of what they call "double-dipping", prefer to buy such individual titles as part of collection releases such as in this case the earlier in May released Star Trek: Motion Picture Trilogy and Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection releases, which have realized substantially better domestic sales of US$4.3 and US$15 million respectively in a similar fashion. [2] This release therefore was as such not so much intended for the Star Trek fan, but rather for the casual, generic consumer.

External link[]

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Star Trek: The Next Generation Motion Picture Collection
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Next Region A release:
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home
Previous Region B release:
Star Trek: Original Motion Picture Collection
Next Region B release:
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
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