The Challenge (1982) (Blu-ray)

Directed by John Frankenheimer

Year: 1982
Running Time: 108
UPC: 7 38329 17722 5
Color Type: Color
Aspect Ratio: 1.85:1
Country: (various)
Language: English
Genres: Adventure, Action
$29.95 $17.97 (40% off) Buy Blu-ray
Only ships to US & Canada

Also Available On:

DVD

The Challenge (1982) (Blu-ray)

Cast
Scott Glenn Scott Glenn
Toshiro Mifune Toshiro Mifune
Donna Kei Benz Donna Kei Benz
Clyde Kusatsu Clyde Kusatsu

Crew
Directed by John Frankenheimer (John Frankenheimer)

He has trained every thought, every muscle,every nerve, for this moment of truth! The Challenge was co-written by John Sayles (Lone Star) and stars Scott Glenn (Man on Fire) as an American boxer thrust into a Japanese family feud involving the ownership of an ancient sword. Screen legend Toshiro Mifune (Yojimbo), plays a master samurai who trains the American in the ways of Japanese martial arts and culture so that he can assist him in foiling his rich industrialist brother (Atsuo Nakamura). Boasting a muscular Jerry Goldsmith (The Satan Bug) action score and handsome visuals, The Challenge entertains and should please fans of pictures like The Yakuza, Big Trouble in Little China and Remo Williams as well as The Seven Samurai, a fairly obvious cinematic forebear. Directed by the great John Frankenheimer (The Manchurian Candidate) and beautifully shot by veteran Japanese cinematographer Kozo Okazaki (Goyokin, The Yakuza).


To read more about Kino Lorber Edu's terms of use and ordering information, visit Kino Lorber Edu.


Join the conversation
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 5:59pm
RT' @UCLAFTVArchive': A collaboration between pioneering Black filmmaker Bill Gunn and writer Ishmael Reed, the long-unseen PERSONAL PROBLEMS…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 5:57pm
RT' @IndieWire': The 25 Best Foreign-Language Movie Scenes of the 21st Century' https://t.co/j5wgP5jGHP'' https://t.co/MTouQmw38m'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 5:56pm
RT' @IndieWire': #Cannes2018: Where and When You Can See the Festival’s Winners, From #Shoplifters to #BlacKkKlansman' https://t.co/3kEcCH1MOK…'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 4:11pm
FILMWORKER opens today at' @NorthParkTheatr' in Buffalo alongside a Stanley Kubrick mini-fest:' https://t.co/JZMTW11gxt'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 4:09pm
RT' @FilmSwoon': A Kubrick mini-film fest at the' @NorthParkTheatr'? That's a must. It starts tonight with the great FILMWORKER and continues t…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 3:16pm
RT' @rwkozlowski': It's Allan Dwan-o-rama at' @KinoLorber' which has released four of his movies from 1916-1925 on Blu-Ray in the past month. W…
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 3:03pm
Silent film historian Kevin Brownlow's list of "desert island" films includes three from our catalog: BATTLESHIP PO…' https://t.co/rsnQpGSGKw'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 12:15pm
RT' @zeitgeistfilms': Very excited to announce our newest release with the good folks' @KinoLorber':' https://t.co/f1ashZbTAj'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 12:03pm
RT' @KLRepertory': Bill Gunn's GANJA & HESS comes to' @MetrographNYC' on Friday, 5/30. Composer Sam Waymon will be signing copies of the' @stran…'
'@KinoLorber' on May. 21 2018 at 12:03pm
RT' @MetrographNYC': Sylvia Chang stars as Cloud, described in press photos from the time of release as "the gentle, mysterious spirit who gi…
Tweet Now!

Inquiries & Press

General Inquiries

Kino Lorber, Inc.
333 W. 39th St., Ste. 503
New York, NY 10018

Tel. (212) 629-6880
Tel. (800) 562-3330
Fax. (212) 714-0871

Press & Media

For publicity assistance and press inquiries please contact us by emailing rodrigo@kinolorber.com or calling 212-629-6880.

Educational

Please visit our educational site at www.KinoLorberEDU.com

For assistance with educational orders, please contact us at:

Phone:212-629-6880
Fax: 212-714-0871
email: edu@kinolorber.com