ICYMI: Synapse Films’ ‘Prom Night: Special Edition’ on Blu-ray

Jamie Lee Curtis in 'Prom Night.'
Jamie Lee Curtis in ‘Prom Night.’

In case you missed it, Synapse films has a cool new Blu-ray title… Prom Night: Special Edition. Director Paul Lynch’s 1980 slasher classic has been given the premium treatment.  According to Synapse Films, it was “remastered and restored in 2K from the original 35mm camera negative with an all-new 5.1 surround mix.”

Bonus features on the disc include…

  • 5.1 Surround Remix Specifically Created for This Release (Original 2.0 Mono Included)
  • Audio Commentary with Director Paul Lynch and Screenwriter William Gray
  • The Horrors of Hamilton High: The Making of ‘Prom Night’ – Featurette
  • Collection of Additional Scenes Added for Television Broadcast
  • Never-Before-Seen Outtakes from “Prom Night”
  • Motion Still Gallery
  • Original Theatrical Trailer & Television Spots
  • English Subtitles for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

The disc is available for $24.95 and can be ordered here: Synapse-Films.com


Director: Paul Lynch
Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Leslie Nielsen, Eddie Benton, Casey Stevens
Runtime: 92 minutes

Summary: Four Hamilton High seniors are hiding a terrible secret. What happened to Robin Hammond six years ago was a game that turned into a horrible tragedy, and someone saw what they did… someone waiting for gruesome revenge! Wearing a black hood and wielding an axe, a killer brutally slaughters the teenagers one by one at their high school prom. As the spotlight falls on the newly crowned prom king and queen, the psychopath will show everyone his new favorite game to play…

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