The Big Heat (All-region blu-ray/DVD)

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Fritz Lang’s iconic film noir masterpiece is an uncompromising exploration of corruption and violence at the dark heart of small-town America. Glenn Ford is the good cop in a bad town, who single-handedly takes on local mobsters headed by Alexander Scourby and his psychotic right-hand man Lee Marvin. Limited edition special features:

• Audio commentary by film historians Lem Dobbs, Julie Kirgo and Nick Redman
Tony Rayns on Fritz Lang and 'The Big Heat' (2017, 34 mins): a newly filmed appreciation and analysis by the film historian
Martin Scorsese on The Big Heat (2009, 6 mins)
Michael Mann on The Big Heat (2009, 11 mins)
• Isolated score: experience Henry Vars' original soundtrack music
• Original theatrical trailer
• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography
• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
• Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by critic Glenn Kenny, an archival interview with Fritz Lang, a critical anthology, and a look at the film's Production Code history