Gray Lady Down (Region B)

Type: New Blu-Ray

(David Greene, 1978)
Release date: 28 August 2023
Standard Edition Blu-ray

The race is on to rescue a crew of sailors after a nuclear submarine collides with a Norwegian freighter and becomes stranded on the seabed. Skilful direction from David Greene (The People Next Door) and top-tier performances by Charlton Heston, David Carradine, Stacy Keach, Ned Beatty, Stephen McHattie, and Ronny Cox combine to make this the definitive disaster film.


  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Audio commentary with film historian Peter Tonguette (2021)
  • The Guardian Interview with Charlton Heston (1985, 75 mins): archival audio recording of the great actor in conversation with Quentin Falk at the National Film Theatre, London
  • Lady’s Man (2021, 12 mins): actor Stacy Keach recalls his role as the dashing captain leading the rescue
  • The Changing Tide (2021, 8 mins): character actor Stephen McHattie remembers working with a great team
  • Plumbing the Depths (2021, 41 mins): film historian and former Navy officer Alan K Rode on the US Navy Submarine Rescue Program
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • TV spot
  • Radio spots
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing