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The Climax

  • Year:1944
  • Country of origin: USA
  • Genre: Horror, Music, Thriller
  • Director: George Waggner
  • Length: 86 min
  • IMDb rating: The Climax (1944) on IMDb
Poster of The Climax

The screen’s classic of suspense!

Selected disc options for The Climax

Scream Factory box art
Scream Factory BD-A/US 2020
Eureka box art
Eureka BD-B/UK 2022
Universal box art
Universal DVD-R-0/US 2014
Universal box art
Universal DVD-1/US/OOP 2006
Audio Commentary by Jonathan Rigby and Kevin Lyons has extra
Audio Commentary by Kim Newman and Stephen Jones has extra
Stills Gallery (4:26) has extra
Theatrical Trailer (2:09) has extra


  • Scream Factory’s Blu-ray includes a 12-page booklet. It is included in the “Universal Horror Collection, Volume 4” box set with Night Key (1937), Night Monster (1942) and House of Horrors (1946).
  • Eureka’s Blu-ray is included in the “Universal Terror” box set with Night Key (1937) and The Black Castle (1952). It includes a booklet with writing by Stephen Jacobs.
  • Universal’s “Vault Series” DVD-R contains no extras.
  • Universal’s DVD contains no extras. It is included in “The Boris Karloff Collection” box set with Night Key (1937), Tower of London (1939), The Strange Door (1951) and The Black Castle (1952).

Ultimate Edition

Combine the best digital presentation with a selection of choice extras for the ultimate edition.

Presentation Scream Factory BD 2020
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 36.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
      • Length:1:26:06.965
      • File size: 22.37 GiB
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1067 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English SDH
Extras Audio Commentary by Kim Newman and Stephen Jones Scream Factory BD
Stills Gallery (4:26, 1080p) Scream Factory BD
Theatrical Trailer (2:09, 1080p) Scream Factory BD