Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 46 minutes
- Video: Black & White
- Released: June 21, 2011
- Originally Released: 1955
- Label: Criterion
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Note: Audio Commentary by film noir specialists Alain Silver and James Ursini
- New Video tribute by Director Alex Cox
- Excerpts from The Long Haul of A.I. Bezzerides, a 2005 Documentary on the Kiss Me Deadly Screenwriter
- Mike Hammer's Mickey Spillane, a 1998 Documentary about the life and work of the author
- Video Pieces on the Film's locations
- Controversial altered ending
- Theatrical Trailer
- Plus: A booklet featuring an Essay by critic J. Hoberman and a 1955 reprint by Director Robert Aldrich
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.66
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 08/15/1997
"Hollywood more or less anticipated David Lynch in this crazy Cold War masterpiece..."
Mike Hammer investigates the murder of a knockout blonde and ends up neck-deep in a sinister conspiracy.
Essential Cinema |
Film Noir |
Theatrical Release |
- KISS ME DEADLY was added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry in 1999.
- Additional cast includes: Marian Carr (Friday); Jerry Zinneman (Sammy); Madi Comfort (Night Club Singer); James McCallian (Super); James Seay (FBI Man); Mara McAfee (Nurse); Jesslyn Fax (Mrs. Super) and Mort Marshall.
- Aspect ratio 1.85:1.