*UPDATE* on The Film Detective’s “Fist of Fear, Touch of Death” (1980) 40th Anniversary Blu-ray and DVD Release:



Published on 5/15/20 at 4:45PM EST

We would like to thank our partners and viewers for their patience throughout the delays to the Fist of Fear, Touch of Death Blu-ray and DVD release. We are happy to announce that both the limited edition Blu-ray and DVD of Fist of Fear, Touch of Death is fully available for ordering and shipping. If we can answer any questions, please reach out to info@thefilmdetective.com. Thank you for your patience and happy watching!

Published on 3/31/20 at 3:45PM EST

At The Film Detective, we have been closely monitoring the latest updates on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), with the health and safety of our customers, partners, and staff as our top priority. With strong consideration for the safety of all involved, the shipment of our most recent Blu-ray release, "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death" (1980) will unfortunately be delayed. In the meantime, the ability to order "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death" (1980) on DVD will remain as expected.


We will be updating our customers who have pre-ordered and ordered "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death" (1980) on limited edition Blu-ray in the upcoming weeks with a more detailed date of product arrival. The ability to place an order on both Blu-ray and DVD will remain open on MovieZyng.com in the meantime, and our delivery process will continue as soon as it can. We would like to thank the classic film restoration and distribution community as well as our viewers for their continued support during this time. If you have any questions about the "Fist of Fear, Touch of Death" (1980) Blu-ray and DVD release, please reach out at info@thefilmdetective.com. Thank you!

The Film Detective is celebrating the 40th anniversary of Fist of Fear, Touch of Death with a limited edition collector’s set coming to Blu-Ray and DVD March 31, 2020!

In addition to a stunning restoration from the original 35mm camera negative, this power-packed set has special features you won't want to miss...

  • An original featurette, That's Bruceploitation, including brand new interviews with Fist of Fear, Touch of Death actors Fred Williamson and Ron Van Clief, producer Terry Levene, director Matthew Mallinson, and script writer Ron Harvey.

  • Original theatrical trailer.

  • Liner notes from Will Sloan and Justin Decloux, hosts of The Important Cinema Club podcast.

  • BLU-RAY ONLY: Collector's booklet featuring extended liner notes and authentic published stills and release cards form the original premiere!

Fist of Fear, Touch of Death (1980) will be released for purchase starting on March 31 on limited-edition Blu-ray ($24.99) and DVD ($19.99). *Blu-ray is not BD-R.*




The Sin of Nora Moran is returning to screens with a limited edition Blu-ray and DVD release as stunning to audiences as it was in 1933!

Zita Johann takes on the title role of Nora Moran, the young woman sentenced to the death, the first woman to face the chair in twenty years.


Awaiting her sentence, Nora Moran explores the patterns of her life in a dream-like haze, including the dark secret that could change not only her own fate - but the fate of those she holds most dear!

The limited edition Blu-ray and DVD edition of The Sin of Nora Moran includes...

  • A stunning 4K restoration of the film from the original 35mm camera negative

  • An original documentary on the star of the film, Zita Johann

  • A Blu-ray exclusive collector's booklet with commentary on the production and response of the film.

Blu-ray and DVD Pre-Order Information Coming Soon...Right Here at The Film Detective!


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