The Day After (2-DVD)

They told us it would be impossible to make this movie. They told us it would be impossible for you to watch it. We hope nothing is impossible.
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Format:  DVD  (2 Discs)
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DVD Features:

  • Includes both Original 122-Minute TV Cut (1.33:1) and the 127-Minute Theatrical Cut (1.78:1)
  • Number of Discs: 2
  • Video: Color
  • Released: August 7, 2018
  • Originally Released: 1983
  • Label: KL Studio Classics
  • Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)

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Entertainment Reviews:


Total Count: 6


User Ratings: 9,604
[T]he most realistic depiction of nuclear war ever created for family consumption, they told us. No, scratch that: ABC hyped that, preying on our anxieties...
Flick Filosopher
Aug 7, 2005
Rating: 3.5/4 -- A major event by any measure, this ABC production resonated far beyond the boob tube, with controversy swirling around its creation, content and broadcast. Full Review
Creative Loafing
Aug 21, 2018
Rating: 4/4 -- a classic, and important tv movie
Jan 19, 2008
Rating: 4/5 -- An unforgettable and highly moving experience. I guarantee you - you won't forget it. * * * * stars Full Review
Jun 12, 2005

Product Description:

Steve Guttenberg and Jason Robards star in this Emmy Award-winning made-for-TV movie about the aftermath of a total global thermonuclear war. Taking place in Lawrence, Kansas, THE DAY AFTER is a bleak look at the effects such a war would have on humanity by using the inhabitants of this small town as a microcosm of the world. Decidedly grim, Nicholas Meyer's film is graphic and disturbing, one that polarized an entire generation's attitude towards nuclear war.

Plot Synopsis:

Made-for-tv-movie revolving around a nuclear catastrophe befalling Lawrence, Kansas, and the town's survivors struggling to make sense of the splintered, toxic world they've inherited.


Production Notes:

  • TV film won 12 Emmy Award nominations, fired up anti-nuclear peace groups and disturbed its network's shareholders.
Kino Lorber Studio Classics

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