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The Wicker Man

  • Year:1973
  • Country of origin: UK
  • Genre: Horror, Mystery, Thriller
  • Director: Robin Hardy
  • Length: 88 min
  • IMDb rating: The Wicker Man (1973) on IMDb
Poster of The Wicker Man

An island lost to unspeakable terrors of pagan rituals!

Selected disc options for The Wicker Man

Extras
Lions Gate box art
Lions Gate BD-A/US 2014
Imprint box art
Imprint BD-ALL/AU 2022
Studio Canal box art
Studio Canal BD-B/UK 2013
Anchor Bay box art
Anchor Bay DVD-1/US/OOP 2006
Anchor Bay box art
Anchor Bay DVD-1/US/OOP 2001
Audio Commentary by Kim Newman and Sean Hogan [Theatrical Version] has extra
Audio Commentary by Director Robin Hardy and Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, Moderated by Mark Kermode [Director’s Cut] has extra has extra has extra
Audio Commentary by Film Historians Vic Pratt and William Fowler [The Final Cut] has extra
“The Wicker Man” Enigma (34:34) has extra has extra has extra
Burnt Offering: The Cult of “The Wicker Man” (2001, 50:22) has extra has extra
Ex-S: “The Wicker Man” (1998, 30:19) has extra
Audio Commentary Footage of Director Robin Hardy, Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, and Mark Kermode (2001, 16:39) has extra has extra
Forged in Folklore: The Fakery of “The Wicker Man” - Video Essay by Adam Scovell (12:28) has extra
The Music of “The Wicker Man” - Interview with Associate Musical Director Gary Carpenter and Jonny Trunk (16:02) has extra has extra has extra
Willow’s Song & The Liberation of Eve – “The Wicker Man”: Sexual Revolution, Counterculture, and Satanic Feminism - Video Essay by Kat Ellinger (23:37) has extra
Worshiping “The Wicker Man” (23:36) has extra has extra has extra
David Huckvale on the Music of “The Wicker Man” (34:48) has extra
The Golden Bough - Interview with David Huckvale (15:26) has extra
Archival Interview with Director Robin Hardy and Actor Christopher Lee (1979, 25:53) has extra has extra has extra has extra
Interview with Director Robin Hardy (16:59) has extra has extra has extra
Interview with Musician Robert Reed (3:39) has extra
Interview with Musicians Stephen Cracknell and Mike Lindsay (2:07) has extra
Q&A with Director Robin Hardy (2013, 11:24) has extra
Restoration Comparison (1:55) has extra has extra has extra
Biography: Actor Christopher Lee - Written by Avie Hern (21 Screens) has extra has extra
Biography: Actor Edward Woodward - Written by Avie Hern (18 Screens) has extra has extra
Biography: Director Robin Hardy - Written by Mark Wickum (14 Screens) has extra has extra
Biography: Writer Anthony Shaffer - Written by Avie Hern (19 Screens) has extra has extra
“The Final Cut” Trailer (1:30) has extra has extra has extra
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:14) has extra has extra has extra has extra
US Theatrical Trailer (1:57) has extra
US TV Spot (0:35) has extra has extra has extra
US Radio Spots (0:60 x4, 0:30 x10) has extra has extra has extra
“Willows Song” - Promo Video by Robert Reed Featuring Angharad Brinn (5:55) has extra

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Notes

  • Imprint’s Blu-ray includes a soundtrack CD.
  • Studio Canal’s “3 Disc Set” Blu-ray includes a soundtrack CD.
  • Anchor Bay’s “Limited Edition” DVD comes in a wooden box with 2 postcard-sized reproductions of the British and US posters.

Ultimate Edition

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

  • Screen shot for “The Wicker Man” Enigma
    “The Wicker Man” Enigma (34:34)
  • Screen shot for Burnt Offering: The Cult of “The Wicker Man”
    Burnt Offering: The Cult of “The Wicker Man” (2001, 50:22)
  • Screen shot for Ex-S: “The Wicker Man”
    Ex-S: “The Wicker Man” (1998, 30:19)
  • Screen shot for Audio Commentary Footage of Director Robin Hardy, Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, and Mark Kermode
    Audio Commentary Footage of Director Robin Hardy, Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, and Mark Kermode (2001, 16:39)
  • Screen shot for Forged in Folklore: The Fakery of “The Wicker Man”
    Forged in Folklore: The Fakery of “The Wicker Man” (12:28)
  • Screen shot for The Music of “The Wicker Man”
    The Music of “The Wicker Man” (16:00)
  • Screen shot for Willow’s Song & The Liberation of Eve – “The Wicker Man”: Sexual Revolution, Counterculture, and Satanic Feminism
    Willow’s Song & The Liberation of Eve – “The Wicker Man”: Sexual Revolution, Counterculture, and Satanic Feminism (23:37)
  • Screen shot for Worshiping “The Wicker Man”
    Worshiping “The Wicker Man” (23:34)
  • Screen shot for David Huckvale on the Music of “The Wicker Man”
    David Huckvale on the Music of “The Wicker Man” (34:48)
  • Screen shot for The Golden Bough
    The Golden Bough (15:26)
  • Screen shot for Archival Interview with Director Robin Hardy and Actor Christopher Lee
    Archival Interview with Director Robin Hardy and Actor Christopher Lee (1979, 25:53)
  • Screen shot for Interview with Director Robin Hardy
    Interview with Director Robin Hardy (16:59)
  • Screen shot for Interview with Musician Robert Reed
    Interview with Musician Robert Reed (3:39)
  • Screen shot for Interview with Musicians Stephen Cracknell and Mike Lindsay
    Interview with Musicians Stephen Cracknell and Mike Lindsay (2:07)
  • Screen shot for Q&A with Director Robin Hardy
    Q&A with Director Robin Hardy (2013, 11:24)
  • Screen shot for Restoration Comparison
    Restoration Comparison (1:52)
  • Screen shot for “Willows Song”
    “Willows Song” (5:55)
Presentation Lions Gate BD 2014
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p24
      • Overall bit rate: 34.87 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:34:09.041
      • File size: 24.22 GiB
      • Notes: The Final Cut
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English DTS-HD MA 1.0
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1097 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
  • Subtitles
    • English
    • English SDH
    • Spanish
Imprint BD 2022
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 33.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:33:23.875
      • File size: 23.72 GiB
      • Notes: The Final Cut
    • File 2
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p24
      • Overall bit rate: 25.02 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:28:08.625
      • File size: 18.26 GiB
      • Notes: Theatrical Version
    • File 3
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p24
      • Overall bit rate: 28.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:40:44.625
      • File size: 21.13 GiB
      • Notes: Director’s Cut
    • File 4
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 480i
      • Overall bit rate: 12.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.84:1
      • Length:1:39:41.980
      • File size: 10.37 GiB
      • Notes: Director’s Cut w/Commentary
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 2304 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
      • Notes: The Final Cut/Theatrical Version/Director’s Cut
    • File 2
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: Director’s Cut w/Commentary
  • Subtitles
    • English SDH
Studio Canal BD 2013
  • Video
    • File 1
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 25.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:33:08.460
      • File size: 17.74 GiB
      • Notes: The Final Cut
    • File 2
      • Codec: MPEG-4 AVC
      • Resolution: 1080p23.976
      • Overall bit rate: 25.00 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.85:1
      • Length:1:28:14.125
      • File size: 16.81 GiB
      • Notes: Theatrical Version
    • File 3
      • Codec: MPEG-2
      • Resolution: 576i
      • Overall bit rate: 10.03 Mbps
      • Aspect ratio: 1.83:1
      • Length:1:40:00.820
      • File size: 9.17 GiB
      • Notes: Director’s Cut
  • Audio
    • File 1
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 2304 kbps
      • Bit depth: 24-bit
      • Notes: The Final Cut/Theatrical Version
    • File 2
      • Language: English LPCM 2.0 Mono
      • Sampling rate: 48 kHz
      • Bit rate: 1536 kbps
      • Bit depth: 16-bit
      • Notes: Director’s Cut
  • Subtitles
    • English
Extras Audio Commentary by Kim Newman and Sean Hogan [Theatrical Version] Imprint BD
Audio Commentary by Director Robin Hardy and Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, Moderated by Mark Kermode [Director’s Cut] Imprint BD
Audio Commentary by Film Historians Vic Pratt and William Fowler [The Final Cut] Imprint BD
“The Wicker Man” Enigma (34:34, 720p) Imprint BD
Burnt Offering: The Cult of “The Wicker Man” (2001, 50:22, 1080p) Imprint BD
Ex-S: “The Wicker Man” (1998, 30:19, 720p) Imprint BD
Audio Commentary Footage of Director Robin Hardy, Actors Christopher Lee and Edward Woodward, and Mark Kermode (2001, 16:39, 720p) Imprint BD
Forged in Folklore: The Fakery of “The Wicker Man” - Video Essay by Adam Scovell (12:28, 1080p) Imprint BD
The Music of “The Wicker Man” - Interview with Associate Musical Director Gary Carpenter and Jonny Trunk (16:00, 1080p) Imprint BD
Willow’s Song & The Liberation of Eve – “The Wicker Man”: Sexual Revolution, Counterculture, and Satanic Feminism - Video Essay by Kat Ellinger (23:37, 1080p) Imprint BD
Worshiping “The Wicker Man” (23:34, 1080p) Imprint BD
David Huckvale on the Music of “The Wicker Man” (34:48, 1080p) Imprint BD
The Golden Bough - Interview with David Huckvale (15:26, 1080p) Imprint BD
Archival Interview with Director Robin Hardy and Actor Christopher Lee (1979, 25:53, 720p) Imprint BD
Interview with Director Robin Hardy (16:59, 1080p) Imprint BD
Interview with Musician Robert Reed (3:39, 1080p) Imprint BD
Interview with Musicians Stephen Cracknell and Mike Lindsay (2:07, 1080p) Imprint BD
Q&A with Director Robin Hardy (2013, 11:24, 1080p) Imprint BD
Restoration Comparison (1:52, 1080p) Imprint BD
Biography: Actor Christopher Lee - Written by Avie Hern (21 Screens) Anchor Bay DVD
Biography: Actor Edward Woodward - Written by Avie Hern (18 Screens) Anchor Bay DVD
Biography: Director Robin Hardy - Written by Mark Wickum (14 Screens) Anchor Bay DVD
Biography: Writer Anthony Shaffer - Written by Avie Hern (19 Screens) Anchor Bay DVD
“The Final Cut” Trailer (1:27, 1080p) Imprint BD
UK Theatrical Trailer (2:14, 720p) Imprint BD
US Theatrical Trailer (1:57, 1080p) Imprint BD
US TV Spot (0:35, 720p) Imprint BD
US Radio Spots (0:60 x4, 0:30 x10) Imprint BD
“Willows Song” - Promo Video by Robert Reed Featuring Angharad Brinn (5:55, 1080p) Imprint BD