Paramount Pictures has announced the complete collection of Jack Ryan films will release to a 10-disc 4k Ultra HD Blu-ray set on August 21, 2018.
The collection will include all five films in the franchise: The Hunt For Red October (1990), Patriot Games (1992), Clear and Present Danger (1994), The Sum of All Fears (2002), and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (2014) in 2160p (4k) resolution with HDR (High Dynamic Range) for increased color depth.
Along with 4k Blu-ray, the Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection packs Blu-ray (1080p) and Digital copies of each film for viewing on multiple devices. The Blu-ray Discs also contain plenty of extras (detailed below) including behind-the-scenes footage, visual effects production, deleted and extended scenes, and more.
Three of the 4k Blu-ray Discs, The Sum of All Fears, The Hunt For Red October, and Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, also feature optional audio commentary from directors, producers, actors and cinematographers.
Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection is currently selling for $69.99 on Amazon (see below for updated pricing).
Jack Ryan 5-Film Collection Detailed
In The Hunt For Red October, the USSR’s best captain (Sean Connery) heads for the U.S. in a technologically advanced submarine. While the American government thinks it’s an attack, a lone CIA analyst (Alec Baldwin) insists the captain is planning to defect. Both the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Discs include commentary by director John McTiernan and the Blu-ray additionally includes a 29-minute behind-the-scenes look at the film.
Patriot Games finds CIA analyst Jack Ryan (Harrison Ford) thwarting an IRA assassination only to make himself and his family targets of a renegade faction. The Blu-ray includes a 25-minute exploration of the film.
Harrison Ford returns in Clear and Present Danger as Jack Ryan, who becomes embroiled in an illegal war fought by the U.S. government against a Colombian drug cartel. The Blu-ray includes a 29-minute behind-the-scenes feature.
Ben Affleck takes on the role of Jack Ryan in The Sum of All Fears. In this thrilling chapter, Ryan must stop a terrorist plan to provoke a war between the U.S. and Russia. Both the 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Discs include commentary by director Phil Alden Robinson and cinematographer John Lindley, as well as a second commentary by the director and novelist Tom Clancy. The Blu-ray additionally includes a two-part making-of feature and a five-part exploration of the visual effects.
The origin story of Jack Ryan is explored in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit, with Chris Pine taking on the lead role. As a young covert CIA analyst, Ryan uncovers a Russian terrorist plot to crash the U.S. economy. The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Discs include commentary by director/actor Kenneth Branagh and producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura. The Blu-ray also includes multiple featurettes exploring the Jack Ryan character and his enemies, as well as deleted and extended scenes.
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