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The Fisher King - The Criterion Collection 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

The Fisher King 4K Criterion
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Genres: Comedy, Drama
Starring: Jeff Bridges, Robin Williams, Amanda Plummer, Mercedes Ruehl
Director: Terry Gilliam
Plot Sypnosis:

A fairy tale grounded in poignant reality, Terry Gilliam’s magnificent, Manhattan-set The Fisher King features Jeff Bridges and Robin Williams in two of their most brilliant roles. Bridges plays a former radio shock jock reconstructing his life after a scandal, and Williams a homeless man on a quest for the Holy Grail—which he believes to be hidden somewhere on the Upper East Side. Unknowingly linked by their pasts, the two men aid each other on a fanciful journey toward their own humanity. This singular American odyssey features a witty script by Richard LaGravenese, evocative cinematography by Roger Pratt, and superb supporting performances by Amanda Plummer and an Oscar-winning Mercedes Ruehl, all harnessed by Gilliam into a compassionate, funny modern-day myth.


• New 4K digital restoration, approved by director Terry Gilliam, with 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack

• One 4K UHD disc of the film presented in Dolby Vision HDR and one Blu-ray with the film and special features

• Audio commentary featuring Gilliam

• Interviews with Gilliam, producer Lynda Obst, screenwriter Richard LaGravenese, and actors Jeff Bridges, Amanda Plummer, and Mercedes Ruehl

• Interviews with artists Keith Greco and Vincent Jefferds on the creation of the film’s Red Knight

• Interview from 2006 with actor Robin Williams

• Video essay featuring Bridges’s on-set photographs

• Footage from 1991 of Bridges training as a radio personality with acting coach Stephen W. Bridgewater

• Deleted scenes, with audio commentary by Gilliam

• Costume tests

• Trailers

• English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing

• PLUS: An essay by critic Bilge Ebiri

1991 • 138 minutes • Color • 5.1 surround • 1.85:1 aspect ratio

Release Details

Movie Release Year: 1991
Tech Specs & Release Details

Specs: New 4K digital restoration, approved by director Terry Gilliam
Video Resolution/Codec: Dolby Vision HDR
Aspect Ratio(s): 1.85:1
Audio Formats: English 5.1 surround DTS-HD Master Audio soundtrack
Subtitles/Captions: English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing