Universal Studios Home Entertainment has announced the Blu-ray release of director Mark Robson’s disaster thriller Earthquake this summer. The film starred Charlton Heston, Ava Gardner, Lorne Greene, Geneviève Bujold, Richard Roundtree, Victoria Principal, Walter Matthau, and George Kennedy. Earthquake will be available online and in stores beginning on June 4th.
Heston leads an all-star cast in an epic film about ordinary citizens who must come together in the face of an unstoppable natural disaster. When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shockwaves through the lives of all who live there. Now strangers must become heroes as the city struggles to get to its feet before the next terrifying aftershock hits.
Earthquake was released in November of 1974 and grossed over $79 million at the box office. The film was nominated for four Academy Awards (Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Production Design and Best Sound Mixing), winning Best Sound and receiving a Special Achievement Academy Award for visual effects.
The Blu-ray release of Earthquake is presented in 1080p with a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 surround track. No additional special features will be included with the Blu-ray.
Theatrical trailer for Earthquake courtesy of Old Hollywood Trailers[youtube id=”yV88FanNJlU” width=”600″ height=”350″]