Red Scorpion by Joseph Zito |Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White | 654930313893 | Blu-ray | Barnes & Noble
Red Scorpion

Red Scorpion

Director: Joseph Zito

Cast: Dolph Lundgren, M. Emmet Walsh, Al White

     
 

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Dolph Lundgren stars in this controversial action film directed by Joseph Zito (Missing in Action). The beefy Swede plays Soviet KGB agent Lt. Nikolai, who is sent to Africa with orders to eliminate a black rebel. Eventually, Nikolai begins to side with the locals, has a red scorpion tattooed on his chest by a shaman, and helps fight against the Cubans and the

Overview

Dolph Lundgren stars in this controversial action film directed by Joseph Zito (Missing in Action). The beefy Swede plays Soviet KGB agent Lt. Nikolai, who is sent to Africa with orders to eliminate a black rebel. Eventually, Nikolai begins to side with the locals, has a red scorpion tattooed on his chest by a shaman, and helps fight against the Cubans and the Soviets. Horror fans should note Tom Savini's expert gore effects during a torture scene, while others will be pleased with a fine supporting cast including M. Emmet Walsh, Carmen Argenziano, and Brion James. The film was originally commissioned by Warner Bros., which dropped it after controversy over its South African genesis, but they might as well have dropped it for its endless desert treks and uninvolving screenplay. An unrelated Canadian sequel followed five years later.

Product Details

Release Date:
06/26/2012
UPC:
0654930313893
Original Release:
1989
Rating:
R
Source:
Synapse Films
Region Code:
ABC
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Time:
1:46:00
Sales rank:
31,818

Special Features

All-new 2K high-defintion digital restoration of the uncensored version Audio commentary with director Joseph Zito and Mondo Digital''s Nathaniel Thompson All-ne DTS-HD MA 5.1 soundtrack mixed specifically for this release Hath No Fury - Dolph Lundgren and The Road To Red Scorpion featurette Assignment: Africa - video interview wiht producer Jack Abramoff Scorpion Tales- video interview wiht make-up effects artist Tom Savini Rare original on-set behind-the-scenes video footage Animated still gallery Liner notes on the making of Red Scorpion by Jérémie Damoiseau Theatrical trailer and TV spots Reversible cover design

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dolph Lundgren Lt. Nikolai
M. Emmet Walsh Dewey Ferguson
White Kallunda
T.P. McKenna Gen. Vortek
Carmen Argenziano Zayas
Alex Colon Mendez
Brion James Krasnov
Regopstaan Gao, Bushman
Ruben Nthodi Sundata
James Mthoba Guerilla Officer
Ernest Ndlovu Guerilla Guard
Nicky Rebelo Occupation Officer
Drummond Marais Occupation Officer
Charles Comyn Occupation Officer
Graham Clarke Soldier
Patrick Shai African Soldier
Anthony Fridjhon Callaraga
Greg Latter Russian Soldier
Rob Smith Russian Officer
Thapelo Mofokeng Guerilla
Tullio Moneta Occupation Soldier

Technical Credits
Joseph Zito Director
Jack Abramoff Original Story,Producer
Robert Abramoff Executive Producer,Original Story
Ed Anders Stunts
Jay Chattaway Score Composer
Peter Diamond Stunts
Paul Erickson Executive Producer
John Evans Special Effects
Joao Fernandes Cinematographer
Daniel Loewenthal Editor
Arne Olsen Original Story,Screenwriter
Tom Savini Makeup Special Effects
Daniel Sklar Executive Producer
Eddie Stacey Stunts
Ladislav Wilheim Production Designer

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Red Scorpion
1. The Mission [8:12]
2. Getting In Trouble [10:59]
3. Escape [11:16]
4. Traveling Home [12:05]
5. Homecoming [8:04]
6. Left For Dead [8:36]
7. Desert Wandering [9:20]
8. Training [5:15]
9. Final Test [:56]
10. Unwelcome Reception [4:02]
11. Kicking Some Ass [8:33]
12. End Credits [7:22]

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