HTS Moderator , Reviewer
A father makes his own justice in the edge-of-your-seat thriller Blood Father, starring Mel Gibson and arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital) and Digital HD on October 11 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Directed by award-winning director Jean-François Richet (Assault on Precinct 13) and written for the screen by Peter Craig (The Town) and Andrea Berloff (Straight Outta Compton) from Peter Craig's novel, the high-paced action film premiered at the 2016 Cannes International Film Festival. Mel Gibson is accompanied by Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and Oscar® nominee William H. Macy (Best Supporting Actor, Fargo, 1996) in the nonstop thrill ride. The Blood Father Blu-ray and DVD include a behind-the-scenes featurette and will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
Mel Gibson delivers nonstop, no-holds-barred action in this dynamic thrill ride. When his estranged teenaged daughter (Erin Moriarty) is targeted by a drug cartel, ex-convict John Link (Gibson) must call upon connections from his criminal past and his own lethal skills to save his daughter’s future. Diego Luna, Michael Parks, and William H. Macy costar in this explosive story of how far one man will go to save his family.
BLU-RAY/DVD/DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES
• “Lost Souls: On the Road with Blood Father” Featurette
Mel Gibson The Expendables 3, Machete Kills, Get the ******
Erin Moriarty The Watch, The Kinds of Summer, TV’s “Jessica Jones”
Diego Luna Elysium, Milk
Michael Parks Kill Bill: Vol. 1 and 2, Django Unchained, Grindhouse
and William H. Macy TV’s “Shameless,” Room, Fargo
Year of Production: 2016
Title Copyright: Blood Father © 2015 Blood Father, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2016 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for Strong Violence, Language Throughout and Brief Drug Use
Subtitles: English, Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 88 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.39:1)
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.39:1)
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital