Charley Varrick (Region B)

Type: New Blu-Ray

(Don Siegel, 1973) 

Release date: 26 November 2018

Blu-ray Edition


Charley Varrick (Walter Matthau) is a former stunt-pilot who makes his living robbing small banks in the American Southwest. His latest heist sees him unwittingly steal from the local mafia, setting a psychotic hit-man on his trail and unleashing a maelstrom of violence and destruction.

Directed by the great Don Siegel (Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Dirty Harry), Charley Varrick is one of the best thrillers of the 70s: action-packed, memorably lurid and gleefully unsentimental



• High Definition remaster

• Original mono audio

• Last of the Independents: Don Siegel and the Making of ‘Charley Varrick’ (2015, 75 mins): feature-length documentary containing interviews with actors Andy Robinson and Jacqueline Scott, stunt driver Craig R. Baxley and Siegel’s son, Kristoffer Tabori

• The John Player Lecture with Don Siegel (1973, 75 mins): archival audio recording of an interview conducted at London’s National Film Theatre

• The Guardian Lecture with Walter Matthau (1988, 89 mins): archival audio recording of an interview conducted by Tony Sloman at London's National Film Theatre

• Super 8 version (18 mins): original 'Universal Eight' cut-down home cinema presentation

• Original theatrical trailer

• Josh Olson and Howard Rodman trailer commentary (2013, 6 mins): a short critical appreciation

• Image gallery: on-set and promotional photography

• New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing