Get Carter 4K BFI UHD & Blu-ray Out August – A 70s Masterpiece!

The outstanding Michael Caine British gangster film Get Carter (1971) has received a brand new 4K restoration by the BFI.

Get Carter 4K BFI 2 Disc Limited Edition will be available on both 4K UHD and Blu-ray this August in the UK.

It was originally due out at the end of July but has slipped into August’s blu-ray release line-up.

4K from the original camera negative by the BFI

Mike Hodges directs whilst the film stars a lot of familiar faces as you can see below.

Cast

  • Michael Caine as Jack Carter
  • Ian Hendry as Eric Paice
  • John Osborne as Cyril Kinnear
  • Britt Ekland as Anna
  • Bryan Mosley as Cliff Brumby
  • George Sewell as Con McCarty
  • Tony Beckley as Peter
  • Glynn Edwards as Albert Swift
  • Alun Armstrong as Keith
  • Bernard Hepton as Thorpe
  • Petra Markham as Doreen Carter
  • Geraldine Moffat as Glenda
  • Rosemarie Dunham as Edna (Carter’s Landlady)
  • John Bindon as Sid Fletcher
  • Terence Rigby as Gerald Fletcher

I’ll be honest Get Carter (1971) is possibly my favourite film of all time so I’m super excited to see the new restoration by the BFI. Just don’t mention the awful Stallone remake!!!

I’ve added the BFI restoration trailer at the bottom of the page. Maybe this is the film for those still on DVD to make the leap to either 4K Ultra HD or Blu-ray.

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Get Carter 2 Disc Limited Edition 4K UHD & Blu-ray

Director Mike Hodges has approved this new restoration which is newly restored in 4K from the original camera negative by the BFI.

The 4K UHD version comes on 2 discs (4K UHD + Blu-ray) with the blu-ray disc containing the extras.

Meanwhile as you would expect the blu-ray version contains two blu-ray discs one with the film and the other has the extras.

4K TECHNICAL SPECS

  • 2 Discs (1 x UHD + 1 Blu-ray (Extras)
  • Limited Edition 2 Disc Set (10,000 copies)
  • 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentation in Dolby vision (HDR10 compatible)
  • Newly Restored
  • Newly Created English Subtitles for the Deaf & Partial Hearing
Get Carter 4K BFI "4K UHD & Bluray"

BLU-RAY TECHNICAL SPECS

  • 2 Blu-ray Discs
  • Limited Edition 2 Disc Set (5,000 copies)
  • 1080p High Definition
  • Newly Restored
  • Newly Created English Subtitles for the Deaf & Partial Hearing
  • Newly Created Audio Description Track
BFI 4K Get Carter (1971) Standard Blu-ray

SPECIAL FEATURES

  • Newly Recorded Introduction by Michael Caine (2022,3 mins)
  • Audio Commentary Featuring Michael Caine, Mike Hodges & Wolfgang Suschitzky (2000)
  • Newly Recorded Audio Commentary Featuring Kim Newman & Barry Forshaw
  • Isolated Score by Roy Budd
  • Mike Hodges in Conversation (2022, 60 mins)
  • The Sound of Roy Budd (2022, 17 mins)
  • Roy Budd Plays ‘Get Carter’ (1971, 4 mins)
  • BBC Look North location report (1970, 5 mins)
  • Don’t Trust Boys (2022, 22 mins)
  • Klinger on Klinger (2022, 24 mins)
  • The Ship Hotel – Tyne Main (1967, 33 mins)
  • International trailer (1971)
  • Release trailer (2022)
  • Michael Caine’s Message to Premiere Attendees (1971, 1 min)
  • Script Gallery
  • 80 Page Book Featuring Mark Kermode, Tim Pelan, John Oliver and Jason Wood.
  • Alex Cox’s intro to the film’s Moviedrome screening in 1990
  • Stills & Notes on the Restoration by the BFI’s Douglas Weir
  • Double-sided poster
  • 4 Postcards Featuring Iconic Scenes from the Film

You can pre-order it now from Amazon for £25.99 (4K UHD) and £24.42 (Blu-ray) (Prices correct as of 14.07.22).

Get Carter 2 Disc Limited Edition 4K UHD & Blu-ray releases on 1st August 2022 in the UK.

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I’ll certainly be taking a look at this new BFI version of one of my favourite films.

Will you be buying it? If so which format will you choose? Let me know over on the Popcorn Cinema Show Facebook page.

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