Fans of Dirty Harry and The Man With No Name can celebrate. Silver screen legend Clint Eastwood is being recognized for his considerable contributions to the motion picture industry with the announced release of two sizable film collections. Eastwood has been active as a filmmaker and actor for more than 50 years, receiving five Academy Awards® and grossing more than two billion dollars in the United States alone. Beginning in 1975, Warner Bros. has had a continuing relationship with Eastwood that has covered most of his career.
In honor of Warner’s 90th anniversary, Warner Bros. Home Entertainment has announced the release of the Clint Eastwood 40 Film Collection (DVD) and the Clint Eastwood 20 Film Collection (Blu-ray™). Each set will contain his most recent film Trouble with the Curve, the “Eastwood Factor Documentary,” and film historian Richard Schickel’s special feature, “Eastwood Directs: The Untold Story.” This feature provides inside details about Eastwood’s directorial style as related by Hollywood luminaries like Martin Scorsese, Meryl Streep, Gene Hackman and Morgan Freeman.
The 40 DVD box will retail for $179.98 and the 20 Blu-ray disc box for $129.95. Both will be available for pre-order on April 30, 2013 with official release scheduled for June 4, 2013.