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(Joseph Sargent, 1977)

Release date: 25 October 2021
Limited Edition Blu-ray (UK Premiere)

MacArthur is a thoughtful look at the life and times of controversial American military leader General Douglas MacArthur. Directed by Joseph Sargent (The Taking of Pelham One Two Three), this celebrated biopic features a hugely authoritative central performance by Gregory Peck, and strong support from Ed Flanders (The Ninth Configuration) and Dan O’Herlihy (Imitation of Life), who play Presidents Harry S Truman and Franklin D Roosevelt, respectively.


  • High Definition remaster
  • Original mono audio
  • Optional 5.1 surround mix
  • MacArthur: The Rebel General (129 mins): alternative UK home video version containing unique material, presented open matte in Standard Definition
  • Audio commentary with film historians Steve Mitchell and Steven Jay Rubin (2021)
  • General Disposition (2004, 5 mins): director Joseph Sargent recalls his time working with Gregory Peck
  • Selection of Pathé newsreels capturing events portrayed in the film: A Tribute to MacArthur (1942, 3 mins), MacArthur in Australia (1942, 1 min), MacArthur Returns to Philippines (1944, 5 mins), MacArthur Steps Down (1951, 2 mins), MacArthur Addresses Congress (1951, 6 mins), and MacArthur Honored on 75th Birthday (1955, 1 min)
  • Original theatrical trailer
  • Radio spots
  • Image gallery: promotional and publicity material
  • New and improved English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
  • Limited edition exclusive 36-page booklet with a new essay by Robert Matzen, archival articles on the film and events that inspired its screenplay, an overview of critical responses, and film credits
  • UK premiere on Blu-ray
  • Limited edition of 3,000 copies

BBFC cert: PG
EAN: 5060697921809