The Warriors Arrow Video 4K Blu-ray

The Warriors is getting a special limited edition 4K Blu-ray release from Arrow Video this December.

Directed by Walter Hill (48 Hrs., Trespass), the 1979 film about a gang in New York is considered a cult classic by many, and this set is sure to be a hot holiday item.

Along with an exclusive new 4K restoration of not only the theatrical cut, but also the alternate version of the film, Arrow’s 4K Blu-ray release of The Warriors comes in special packaging and includes a double-sided fold-out poster, gang logo stickers and a 100-page collector’s book.

Features on Arrow Video’s The Warriors 4K Blu-ray set:

  • Exclusive new 4K restorations of both the Theatrical Cut and the 2005 Alternate Version of the film sourced from the original camera negative, supervised by Arrow Films and approved by director Walter Hill
  • 4K Ultra HD (2160p) Blu-ray presentation in Dolby Vision (HDR10 compatible) of both versions of the film
  • Theatrical Cut presented in original aspect ratio of 1.85:1 for the first time on home video
  • Original uncompressed mono, plus stereo 2.0 and Dolby Atmos audio options for the Theatrical Cut, plus stereo 2.0 and DTS-HD MA 5.1 for the 2005 Alternate Version
  • Optional English Subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
  • 100-page perfect-bound collector’s book containing new writing by film critic Dennis Cozzalio plus select archival material
  • Limited Edition packaging with reversible sleeve featuring two pieces of original artwork
  • Double-sided fold-out poster featuring two pieces of original artwork
  • 6 postcard-sized reproduction artcards
  • Gang logo stickers


  • New audio commentary by film critic Walter Chaw, author of A Walter Hill Film
  • ‘War Stories’, a new interview with director Walter Hill
  • A new roundtable discussion in which filmmakers Josh Olson (A History of Violence), Lexi Alexander (Green Street), and Robert D. Kryzkowski (The Man Who Killed Hitler and then Bigfoot) discuss their love of The Warriors and the work of director Walter Hill
  • ‘Battling Boundaries’, a new interview with editor Billy Weber
  • ‘Gang Style’, a new interview with costume designer Bobbie Mannix
  • ‘Armies of the Night’, a new exclusive look at costume designs and photographs from the archive of designer Bobbie Mannix
  • ‘Sound of the Streets’, a new appreciation of composer Barry De Vorzon and the music of The Warriors by film historian Neil Brand
  • Isolated score option
  • ‘Come Out to Play’, a new look at the iconic locations of the Warriors’ Coney Island home turf
  • ‘The Beginning’, an archival extra looking back on how The Warriors came to be, featuring interviews with producer Lawrence Gordon, actor James Remar, editor David Holden and writer/director Walter Hill
  • ‘Battleground’, an archival extra in which director Walter Hill and assistant director David O. Sosna look back at the difficulties of shooting on location in New York City
  • ‘The Way Home’, an archival extra focusing on the look of film with contributions from director of photography Andrew Laszlo
  • ‘The Phenomenon’, an archival extra featuring director Walter Hill and the cast of The Warriors
  • Theatrical trailer
  • Image gallery


  • Archive introduction by director Walter Hill

Arrow Video’s The Warriors limited edition 4K Blu-ray set will be released in Canada on December 12. You can pre-order it now on Amazon for $64.98.