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Eureka! to make Jackie Chan's Police Story Trilogy its first 4K UHD release

26 May 2022

Eureka! have announced the release of its very first 4K Ultra HD titles.  One of the most action-packed trilogies in cinema history, The Police Story Trilogy will make its worldwide Ultra HD Blu-ray debut from stunning 4K restorations on 26 September 2022.

Commenting on the new development, the company's Managing Director, Ruth Schofield stated:

"Over the years via our Masters of Cinema Series and Eureka! Classics range we have always sought to maintain the highest standards in home video presentation, using the finest materials available. So, it was always only going to be a matter of time before we embraced this state of the art, high-end format; enabling us to continue to present the finest in cult and world cinema to the highest possible standard.  We are very proud to present the series of films that revitalised the Hong Kong action genre and established Jackie Chan as a worldwide superstar, as our very first UHD release, and look forward to bringing you more UHD releases in the future, including our first UHD Masters of Cinema release."

The trilogy will be released in a Limited-Edition set (4000 copies only) which will feature a Hardbound Slipcase & 100-page Collector's Booklet.

In addition to the trilogy, the thrill-a-minute third instalment in the series – Police Story 3: Supercop, starring Michelle Yeoh (Everything Everywhere All at Once) alongside Chan – will be released on Blu-ray for the first time ever in the UK as a part of the Eureka Classics range, presented from a brand new 4K restoration. Available from 26 September 2022, the first print-run of 3000 copies will feature a Limited-Edition O-card Slipcase, Lobby Cards & Collector's Booklet.

 

Police Story Trilogy UHD pack shot

THE POLICE STORY TRILOGY | Limited Edition 4K UHD Blu-ray | 26 September 2022 | £60.99

One of the most action-packed trilogies in cinema history comes to Ultra HD Blu-ray for the first time! Featuring some of the most dangerous stunts ever performed on camera, these three films represent the pinnacle of Jackie Chan's unique style of Hong Kong action filmmaking. A dazzling blend of gritty action cop drama, impeccably choreographed martial-arts sequences, and bone-crunching stuntwork – this series of films revitalised the Hong Kong action genre and established Jackie Chan as a worldwide superstar.

Police Story (dir. Jackie Chan, 1985)
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onsidered by Jackie Chan himself to be his best film in terms of pure action, Police Story stars Chan as "super cop" Chan Ka-Kui, who goes up against a notorious crime lord in a series of escalating set-pieces that resulted in many of Jackie's stunt team being hospitalised.

Police Story 2 (dir. Jackie Chan, 1988) –
Demoted to traffic cop after the events of the first film, Chan Ka-Kui is reinstated to the detective unit when a deadly gang of explosive experts blow up a building and threaten to blow up more if their demands are not met. Featuring yet more bravura stunt work, and even more injuries to its cast and crew, Police Story 2 is to this day considered one of the best action films ever made.

Police Story 3: Supercop (dir. Stanley Tong, 1992)–
Action superstar Michelle Yeoh joins the series as Inspector Yang Chien-Hua, who teams up with Chan Ka-Kui to take down an international drug ring. With some of the most outrageous stunt sequences ever committed to film, Police Story 3: Supercop is an action masterpiece that must truly be seen to be believed.All three films consistently appear on lists of the best action films ever made.

Eureka Classics presents all three films in their worldwide Ultra HD Blu-ray debuts from stunning 4K restorations.

 

4K UHD FEATURES:

  • Limited Edition hardcase [4000 copies]
  • Limited Edition hardcase featuring new artwork by R.P. "Kung Fu Bob" O'Brien
  • 4K (2160p) UHD Blu-ray presentations of all three films across 3 Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible)
  • Reversible sleeve artwork for each film, featuring limited edition individual sleeve designs by R.P. "Kung Fu Bob" O'Brien
  • 100-PAGE perfect bound collector's book featuring essays by James Oliver on each film, as well as archival materials, imagery, and ephemera 
  • Worldwide UHD debuts for all three films, and the first time Police Story 3: Supercop has been available on home video in the UK since the VHS era

DISC ONE: POLICE STORY (1985) 4K (2160p)  

  • UHD presentation of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut [100 mins]
  • 1080p HD presentation of the alternate Police Force export cut of the film [88 mins]
  • Hong Kong Version – Original Cantonese mono audio, as well as optional restored 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Classic English dub (original mono)
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with Asian film experts Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) and F.J. DeSanto
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with action cinema experts Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
  • Police Force Version – Option of either the classic English dub track or a rare alternate audio track featuring the original Cantonese audio mixed with the Kevin Bassinson score
  • Newly revised English subtitles
  • Archival interview with Jackie Chan [19 mins]
  • Alternate and Deleted Scenes
  • Archival Jackie Chan Stunts promo
  • Trailers, including the films' original theatrical and export trailers

DISC TWO – POLICE STORY 2 (1988) 4K (2160p)

  • UHD presentation of the Extended cut of the film [121 mins] 
  • 1080p HD presentation of the original Hong Kong theatrical version [105 mins]
  • 1080p HD presentation of the alternate export version [95 mins]
  • Extended Version – Original Cantonese mono audio, as well as optional restored 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • Extended Version – English dub presented in restored 5.1 DTS-HD MA
  • Extended Version – Brand new audio commentary with Asian film experts Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) and F.J. DeSanto
  • Extended Version – Brand new audio commentary with action cinema experts Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Original Cantonese mono audio
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Archival audio commentary with Miles Wood and Jude Poyer
  • Export Version – Classic English dub track
  • Newly revised English subtitles
  • Jackie Chan episode of Son of the Incredibly Strange Film Show [41 mins] – documentary on Jackie Chan's early career from cult film documentary series, presented by Jonathan Ross
  • Archival interview with actor and stuntman Benny Lai [15 mins]
  • Outtakes 
  • Trailers, including the films' original theatrical and export trailers

DISC THREE – POLICE STOR Y 3: SUPERCOP (1992) 4K (2160p)

  • UHD presentation of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut [96 mins] from a brand new restoration of the original film elements
  • 1080p HD presentation of the alternate US version [91 mins]
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Original Cantonese mono audio, as well as an optional alternate Cantonese audio track featuring original, unaltered, sound effects
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new Cantonese Dolby Atmos Surround Sound Audio
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Classic English dub track
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with Asian film experts Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) and F.J. DeSanto
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with action cinema experts Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
  • US Version – "American English" dub track, including Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh voicing their own characters
  • US Version – Original Cantonese audio | Newly translated English subtitles
  • Brand new interview with Stunt Coordinator and Action Film Historian John Kreng
  • New featurette on rarely seen Jackie Chan video games, Kung Fu Master & Fists of Fire by Arne Venema
  • New featurette on the filming locations of the Police Story trilogy
  • Archival interview with Jackie Chan (20 mins)
  • Archival interview with Michelle Yeoh (23 mins)
  • Archival interview with director Stanley Tong (20 mins)
  • Archival interview with Jackie Chan's long-time bodyguard and co-star Ken Lo (21 mins)
  • Outtakes (50 mins) – a huge selection of NG ("No Good") shots from the film
  • Trailers

***All Extras Subject To Change***

 

Police Story 3: Supercop pack shot

POLICE STORY 3: SUPERCOP | Blu-ray | 26 September 2022 | £18.99

Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh team up in an action masterpiece, the dynamic third instalment of the Police Story series. Featuring some of the most dangerous stunts ever performed on camera, Police Story 3: Supercop represents the pinnacle of Jackie Chan's unique style of Hong Kong action filmmaking. A dazzling blend of gritty action cop drama, impeccably choreographed martial-arts sequences, and bone-crunching stuntwork.

Action superstar Michelle Yeoh joins the series as Inspector Yang Chien-Hua, who teams up with Chan Ka-Kui to take down an international drug ring. With some of the most outrageous stunt sequences ever committed to film, Police Story 3: Supercop is an action masterpiece that must truly be seen to be believed.

Regularly appearing on lists of the best action films ever made, Eureka Classics presents Police Story 3: Supercop for the first time on home video in the UK since the VHS era from a brand new 4K restoration.

 

BLU-RAY FEATURES:

  • Limited Edition slipcase featuring new artwork by Darren Wheeling [3000 copies]
  • Reversible sleeve artwork featuring new and original poster artwork
  • 1080p HD presentation on Blu-ray of the original Hong Kong theatrical cut [96 mins] from a brand new 4K restoration of the original film elements
  • Limited Edition set of facsimile lobby cards [3000 copies]
  • 1080p HD presentation of the alternate US version [91 mins]
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Original Cantonese mono audio, as well as an optional alternate Cantonese audio track featuring original, unaltered, sound effects
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new Cantonese Dolby Atmos Surround Sound Audio
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Classic English dub track
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with Asian film experts Frank Djeng (NY Asian Film Festival) and F.J. DeSanto
  • Hong Kong Theatrical Version – Brand new audio commentary with action cinema experts Mike Leeder & Arne Venema
  • US Version – "American English" dub track, including Jackie Chan and Michelle Yeoh voicing their own characters
  • US Version – Original Cantonese audio
  • Newly translated English subtitles
  • Brand new interview with Stunt Coordinator and Action Film Historian John Kreng
  • New featurette on rarely seen Jackie Chan video games, Kung Fu Master & Fists of Fire by Arne Venema
  • New featurette on the filming locations of the Police Story trilogy
  • Archival interview with Jackie Chan (20 mins)
  • Archival interview with Michelle Yeoh (23 mins)
  • Archival interview with director Stanley Tong (20 mins)
  • Archival interview with Jackie Chan's long-time bodyguard and co-star Ken Lo (21 mins)
  • Outtakes (50 mins) – a huge selection of NG ("No Good") shots from the film
  • Trailers
  • A Limited Edition collector's booklet featuring new writing by James Oliver, as well as archival materials, imagery, and ephemera [3000 copies]

***All Extras Subject To Change***