Shout Factory! Releases The Transformers - The Movie (30th Anniversary Edition) on September 13, 2016

Featuring all-star voice cast of Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack, Frank Welker and Orson Welles as UNICRON.
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Press release: Experience the enormously popular animated feature The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE like never before! In celebration of the film’s 30th anniversary, The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE has been meticulously restored and remastered from a spectacular brand-new 4K transfer of the original 35mm film elements. Fans now can immerse themselves in this thrilling animated adventure with stunning picture quality for optimal home entertainment experience.

The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE has captured a special place in the hearts of millions and has been a staple in the pop culture zeitgeist since 1986.  Featuring memorable characters - the heroic AUTOBOTS, villainous DECEPTICONS and UNICRON, thrilling action and a heartfelt storyline, The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE is a cultural touchstone that spans generations. Beloved by legions of fans, this full-length animated adventure boasts the voice talent of Orson Welles in his final voice acting role and an all-star voice cast that includes Peter Cullen, Eric Idle, Casey Kasem, Judd Nelson, Leonard Nimoy, Robert Stack and Frank Welker.

transformers-30th format.jpgOn September 13, 2016, Shout! Factory, in collaboration with Hasbro Studios, celebrates the 30th anniversary of this iconic movie with three new home entertainment releases.  Available for the first time on Blu-ray, The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE Limited Edition, 30th Anniversary Steelbook (2-Blu-ray set + Digital Copy) comes with a highly collectible Steelbook packaging that features striking key art, all-new HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full frame on 2 Blu-rays, immersive bonus content including brand-new featurettes, plus a digital copy of the movie. The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition Two-Disc Blu-ray set includes all-new HD transfer of the movie in widescreen and full frame, new bonus material and a digital copy of the movie. The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition DVD features the newly remastered movie in widescreen, new bonus material and a digital copy of the movie. Whether reliving the excitement from childhood or discovering this animated feature for the first time, The TRANSFORMERS - THE MOVIE 30th Anniversary Edition is a must-own for fans and collectors, and makes the ultimate fan gift!

Movie Synopsis: The AUTOBOTS, led by the heroic OPTIMUS PRIME, prepare to make a daring attempt to retake their planet from the evil forces of MEGATRON and the DECEPTICONS. Unknown to both sides, a menacing force is heading their way - UNICRON. The only hope of stopping UNICRON lies within the Matrix of Leadership and the AUTOBOT who can rise up and use its power to light their darkest hour.   Will the AUTOBOTS be able to save their native planet from destruction or will the DECEPTICONS reign supreme?

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