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Joe Dante’s ‘Matinee’ Arrives in a 4K UHD + Blu-Ray Collector’s Edition Set on June 25 from Shout! Studios

From the legendary filmmaker Joe Dante, Matinee (Collector’s Edition) presents in a 4K UHD + Blu-ray from Shout! Studios and becomes available on June 25, 2024. The cult classic will entertain fans like never before in a brand new 4K restoration from the original camera negative supervised by the Director himself, as well as a bevy of bonus features including new interviews with the actors and more.

Fans of the retro comedy who pre-order from will be treated to an exclusive 18” x 24” rolled poster featuring the original theatrical artwork while supplies last.

John Goodman is at his uproarious best as the William Castle-inspired movie promoter Lawrence Woolsey, who brings his unique brand of flashy showmanship to the unsuspecting residents of Key West, Florida.

It’s 1962, and fifteen-year-old fan Gene Loomis (Simon Fenton) can’t wait for the arrival of Woolsey, who is in town to promote his latest offering of atomic power gone berserk, Mant! But the absurd vision of Woolsey’s tale takes on a sudden urgency as the Cuban Missile Crisis places the real threat of atomic horror just 90 miles off the coast. With the help of Woolsey’s leading lady, Ruth (Cathy Moriarty), the master showman gives Key West a premiere they’ll never forget.



  • NEW 4K Restoration From The Original Camera Negative Supervised And Approved By Director Joe Dante
  • Presented In Dolby Vision And Dolby Atmos
  • NEW Audio Commentary By Film Critics Drew McWeeny And Eric Vespe


  • NEW Restoration From The Original Camera Negative Supervised And Approved By Director Joe Dante
  • NEW Audio Commentary By Film Critics Drew McWeeny And Eric Vespe
  • NEW Interview With Actress Kellie Martin
  • NEW Interview With Actor David Clennon
  • Master Of The Matinee: Interview With Director Joe Dante
  • The Leading Lady: An Interview With Actress Cathy Moriarty
  • MANTastic: The Making Of A Mant
  • Out Of The Bunker: An Interview With Actress Lisa Jakub
  • Making A Monster Theater: An Interview With Production Designer Steven Legler
  • The Monster Mix: An Interview With Editor Marshall Harvey
  • Lights! Camera! Reunion!: An Interview With Director Of Photography John Hora
  • Paranoia In Ant Vision: Joe Dante Discusses The Making Of The Film
  • Vintage Making Of Featurette
  • Behind The Scenes Footage
  • Deleted And Extended Scenes
  • Still Gallery



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