Watch now

Quantity:1

Other Sellers on Amazon
Add to Basket
£9.99
& FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £10.00. Details
Sold by: Champion Toys
Add to Basket
£12.99
& FREE Delivery in the UK. Details
Sold by: Leisurezone
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon

Image Unavailable

Image not available for
Colour:
  • Sorry, this item is not available in
  • Image not available
      

Blue Velvet [DVD]


Price: £9.98 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £10. Details
Only 2 left in stock.
Sold by WorldCinema and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
5 new from £9.98 5 used from £4.48

LOVEFiLM By Post

Rent Blue Velvet on DVD from LOVEFiLM By Post

Discover Cracking Offers from £4 in DVD & Blu-ray
Find great prices on a super selection of DVDs and Blu-ray in our Cracking Offers from £4 Promotion. Offers end at 23:59 on Sunday, December 21. Find more great prices on DVD and Blu-ray Bargains.
£9.98 & FREE Delivery in the UK on orders over £10. Details Only 2 left in stock. Sold by WorldCinema and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.

Frequently Bought Together

Blue Velvet [DVD] + Mulholland Drive: Special Edition [DVD] + Eraserhead [DVD] [1977]
Price For All Three: £20.98

Some of these items are dispatched sooner than the others.

Buy the selected items together

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?


Product details

  • Actors: Isabella Rossellini, Dennis Hopper, Kyle MacLachlan, Laura Dern, Hope Lange
  • Directors: David Lynch
  • Producers: Fred Caruso
  • Format: PAL
  • Language: English
  • Subtitles: None
  • Dubbed: None
  • Subtitles For The Hearing Impaired: None
  • Audio Description: None
  • Region: Region 2 (This DVD may not be viewable outside Europe. Read more about DVD formats.)
  • Number of discs: 1
  • Classification: 18
  • Studio: Universal Pictures UK
  • DVD Release Date: 4 Jun 2012
  • Run Time: 115 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (83 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B007EU58TC
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 61,646 in DVD & Blu-ray (See Top 100 in DVD & Blu-ray)

Reviews

Product Description

Set in the picture-postcard small town of Lumberton, Kyle Maclachlan plays the clean cut Jeffrey Beaumont, who, whilst returning from a visit to his hospitalised father, makes the shocking discovery of a severed human ear. After reporting his discovery to a local police detective, Jeffrey decides to pursue his own line of enquiry, aided by the detective’s daughter, Sandy (Laura Dern). This sets Jeffrey on a voyage of discovery that takes him to the very heart of Lumberton’s seedy and sinister underworld where he encounters a collection of misfits whose various chronic compulsions threaten to engulf him in their twisted and nightmarish world.

Special Features:

- Interview with Dennis Hopper (45 mins)

From Amazon.co.uk

David Lynch peeks behind the picket fences of small-town America to reveal a corrupt shadow world of malevolence, sadism and madness. From the opening shots Lynch turns the Technicolor picture postcard images of middle-class homes and tree-lined lanes into a dreamy vision on the edge of nightmare. After his father collapses in a preternaturally eerie sequence, college boy Kyle MacLachlan returns home and stumbles across a severed human ear in a vacant lot. With the help of sweetly innocent high school girl (Laura Dern), he turns junior detective and uncovers a frightening yet darkly compelling world of voyeurism and sex. Drawn deeper into the brutal world of drug dealer and blackmailer Frank, played with raving mania by an obscenity-shouting Dennis Hopper in a career-reviving performance, he loses his innocence and his moral bearings when confronted with pure, unexplainable evil. Isabella Rossellini is terrifyingly desperate as Hopper's sexual slave who becomes MacLachlan's illicit lover, and Dean Stockwell purrs through his role as Hopper's oh-so-suave buddy. Lynch strips his surreally mundane sets to a ghostly austerity, which composer Angelo Badalamenti encourages with the smooth, spooky strains of a lush score. Blue Velvet is a disturbing film that delves into the darkest reaches of psycho-sexual brutality and simply isn't for everyone. But for a viewer who wants to see the cinematic world rocked off its foundations, David Lynch delivers a nightmarish masterpiece. --Sean Axmaker --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

Customers Who Bought This Item Also Bought

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5 stars

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

12 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Ben on 14 Oct 2012
Format: Blu-ray
David Lynch's Blue Velvet is a masterpiece. For those who haven't seen the film, be prepared for a cinematic experience that you rarely come across nowadays. For those who have seen the film, be prepared for a fantastic restoration in this Blu-Ray. It looks stunning.

Blue Velvet follows Jeffrey Beaumont, who after finding a severed human ear, stumbles upon a horrific underworld lying beneath his idyllic suburban home town.

When diving into a David Lynch film, you have to be prepared to roll with whatever is presented to you. I remember after the first time I saw Blue Velvet I was just stunned, I couldn't quite work out what I was feeling. It stirred me in a way that I couldn't put into words. The film is mesmerizing. It completely absorbs the viewer with the story, the direction, the cinematography, the acting, you will not be able to look away.

Isabella Rossellini is fantastic as the fragile and broken Dorothy Vallens. Also a mention to Dennis Hopper as the terrifying Frank Booth.

The Blu-Ray is great. The film comes alive in a completely new way with the HD transfer. I felt like I was watching it for the first time again. The special features are good, not in HD, but very interesting content.

For those who haven't seen the film, please give it go.
Everyone who loves the film already, don't hesitate to buy this fantastic Blu-Ray.

8/10
1 Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By cyphergoth@cypherpunk.co.uk on 24 Mar 2002
Format: DVD
Not meaning to contradict other reviewers, but I thought I'd lend my opinion about the controversy surrounding this DVD release. Basically, I put off buying this for so long simply because of many of the reviews on here complaining about the picture and quality on the region 2 version. The other day however, I DID buy it and was pleasantly surprised.
I own the 4Front video release and this DVD just trashes it in terms of picture quality and sound... in the video you can't see what's going on half the time because it's too dark, the colour is over-saturated and the sound is too low.
Sure, it hasn't been remastered or anything, much like the Castle release of 'Dune' but it IS a good transfer. MUCH better than the video, which really spoilt my enjoyment of the film.
On to the film itself. 'Blue Velvet' is probably David Lynch's defining moment and masterpiece. Where as 'Eraserhead' and 'Twin Peaks' are strong cult films [and TV series], 'Blue Velvet' was a heavy blip on the timeline of American cinema. Certainly without it such films as 'American Beauty' wouldn't have come about, although that's not to say that this film is anything like that... Lynch's vision of the darkness beneath suburban USA and the human psyche is much darker and explicit.
It all starts with the discovery of a severed human ear in a field and spirals downward from there into a psychosexual thriller involving some of the best characterization I've ever seen, especially by Denis Hopper who is FANTASTIC as the evil Frank Booth. Simply put, this is a film you will NOT forget and will haunt your thoughts long afterwards. It's dark, it's elaborate, it's Lynch.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
11 of 12 people found the following review helpful By P. Hanson on 27 Jun 2008
Format: DVD
Looking at the other reviews here, there seems to be a lot of people unhappy with the Blue Velvet DVD. I must point out that I own the two disc widescreen version of Blue Velvet released by Sanctuary Visual Entertainment, and I can assure you there is absolutely nothing wrong with the quality of the picture or the sound. Further more it is presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen. The DVD is Region 0, which means it will work on any DVD player.

On the second disc there is a 30-minute documentary called Strange Desires, which features interviews with David Lynch, Dennis Hopper and others associated with the film. There is also a 12-minute featurette called Moving Pictures with J.G Ballard.

I think the technical problems mentioned in other customer reviews are related to the DVD released by Prism Leisure. My advice would be to avoid that one, and purchase the one by Sanctuary.

Hope this helps.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
126 of 142 people found the following review helpful By Steampunk TOP 500 REVIEWER on 20 Mar 2005
Format: DVD Verified Purchase
I should start by saying that I've never paid much attention to talk of good and bad 'prints' of movies, and always regarded it as a bit of movie snobbery. Until now, I've never purchased a DVD that left me seriously unhappy with the quality of the image.

I'm afraid this DVD (by Prism Leisure Corporation) changed all that. Quite simply, it's dreadful. Ok, it's a budget DVD, but frankly, if someone offers you this DVD for *free* you should politely decline.

Blue Velvet is one of my favourite movies. I bought this DVD as an upgrade from my aging VHS version. But after 20 minutes of trying to watch the DVD, I ejected it and went back to my old VHS.

In this version, the colours are washed out and muddy; the contrast is terrible; the image is far from sharp. In the dark scenes (and there are a lot of them) you'll frequently find yourself staring at a black screen. In short, watching this DVD is like seeing the movie on a seriously sick TV.

Really, you should give this a miss. Watch it on tape, or on the (much more expensive) special edition DVD (which I've now discovered is much much better and does the movie justice).

I can't believe that I'm writing a 1-star review of Blue Velvet!!

For the movie, five stars, easily. But because of the quality of this DVD, I'm knocking off four of them (and would knock off all five if I could). The movie is stunning, powerful, harrowing. This DVD is just harrowing. Avoid it like the plague.
8 Comments Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback. If this review is inappropriate, please let us know.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again

Most Recent Customer Reviews


Customer Discussions

This product's forum
Discussion Replies Latest Post
No discussions yet

Ask questions, Share opinions, Gain insight
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions
   


Look for similar items by category


Feedback