Dramas, Action, Black Comedy, Satire, Theatrical Release, Violence, Essential Cinema, Based On A Novel
Fight Club Blu-ray Disc Description
FIGHT CLUB is narrated by a lonely, unfulfilled young man (Edward Norton) who finds his only comfort in feigning terminal illness and attending disease support groups. Hopping from group to group, he encounters another pretender, or "tourist," the morose Marla Singer (Helena Bonham Carter), who immediately gets under his skin. However, while returning from a business trip, he meets a more intriguing character--the subversive Tyler Durden (Brad Pitt). They become fast friends, bonding over a mutual disgust for corporate consumer-culture hypocrisy. Eventually, the two start Fight Club, which convenes in a bar basement where angry men get to vent their frustrations in brutal, bare-knuckle bouts. Fight Club soon becomes the men's only real priority; when the club starts a cross-country expansion, things start getting really crazy.
Like Tyler Durden himself, director David Fincher's FIGHT CLUB, based on the novel by Chuck Palahniuk, is startlingly aggressive and gleefully mischievous as it skewers the superficiality of American pop culture. Outstanding performances by Norton and Pitt are supported by a razor-sharp script and an arsenal of stunning visual effects that include computer animation and sleight-of-hand editing. One of the most unique films of the late 20th century, FIGHT CLUB is a pitch-black comedy of striking intensity.
Note: Commentary by director David Fincher Commentary by David Fincher, Brad Pitt, Edward Norton & Helena Bonham Carter Writers' commentary by Chuck Palahniuk and Jim Uhls Technical commentary by Alex McDowell, Jeff Cronenweth, Michael Kaplan & Kevin Haug Exclusive to Blu-Ray: A Hit in the Ear: Ren Klyce and the sound design of Fight Club Flogging Fight Club featurette Insomniac Mode: I am Jack's search index Behind-the-scenes vignettes with multiple angles and commentary Deleted and alternate scenes Trailers, TV and internet spots PSAs Music video Promotional galleries Art galleries