Garbage Pail Kids is coming to Blu-Ray (press release)

Ok, collectors…are you ready for the. grossest and sweetest blast from the past? The Garbage Pail Kids is headed to Blu-ray for the first time packed with special features also including 3 discs and a media book…check out the press release below!

Thursday 18th April, London, UK: Capelight Pictures & Altitude have confirmed that the 1980s Cult-Film The Garbage Pail Kids Movie will be released as a 3-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Media Book from 6 May. The snotty trading card film adaptation – yes, you read that right – oozes a pure 80s feeling! The Mediabook includes the film on Blu-ray (for the first time) and DVD, a 24-page booklet with a text by Marco Heiter. Special features include the documentary “30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story”, released for the first time in the UK as well as interviews with cast and crew.  Meet the Garbage Pail Kids: Nat Nerd, Messy Tessie, Greaser Greg, Windy Winston, Foul Phil, Valerie Vomit and Ali Gator! They look as strange as their names and have come all the way from outer space to land their garbage can rocket straight into Captain Manzini’s antique shop. There they befriend the orphan boy Dodger, who helps out in the store and could really use the support of the seven trash can children. But his new friends show him that true beauty comes from within and that the journey of growing up can sometimes be pretty disgusting.

Directed by Rod Amateau, The Garbage Pail Kids Movie stars Mackenzie Astin, Anthony Newley, Katie Barberi, Phil Fondacaro, Debbie Lee Carrington, Kevin Thompson, Larry Green, Susan Rossitto and Arturo Gil.
 
A film that has to be seen to be believed!
 
The Garbage Pail Kids Movie will be available as a 3-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Mediabook (Blu-ray + DVD + Bonus-Blu-ray) from 6th May. Pre-Order HERE

Bonus Features
 
3-Disc Limited Collector’s Edition Mediabook with the film on Blu-ray and DVD, a bonus Blu-ray and a 24-page booklet with a text by Marc Spark

“The Kids Aren’t Alright”
– Interviews with “Garbage Pail Kids” actors Kevin Thompson and Arturo Gil, “The Artful Dodger”
– Interview with Mackenzie Astin, “The Effects of the Garbage Pail Kids” 
– Interviews with Effects Design supervisor John Carl Buechler and Special Effects Creator Gino Crognale, “On Set” 
– Interview with Assistant Director Thomas A. Irvine, Original Theatrical Trailer

Documentary “30 Years of Garbage: The Garbage Pail Kids Story”

Distributor: Capelight Pictures & Altitude 
Theatrical Release Date: 6th May
Short Synopsis: Dodger must confront the struggles of life as he is visited by the Garbage Pail Kids and intimidated by some older bullies.
Director: Rod Amateau
Cast: Mackenzie Astin, Anthony Newley, Katie Barberi, Phil Fondacaro, Debbie Lee Carrington, Kevin Thompson, Larry Green, Susan Rossitto and Arturo Gil
Run Time(s): BD: 97 Minutes | DVD: 93 Minutes | Bonus-BD: 114 Minutes
Cert: 12
 

All the above information from the official press release

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