Stephen King Movie Adaptation CELL Blu-ray / DVD Release Details

Stephen King Movie Adaptation CELL Blu-ray / DVD Release Details

Stephen King‘s movie adaptation of his horror novel Cell, also titled Cell (2016), is directed by Tod Williams. The film met with a mixed bag of reviews and an altered ending then that is in the book. The Cell Blu-ray/DVD will release on September 27, 2016, via Lionsgate. This release includes an audio commentary and a “To Cell and Back” featurette. John Cusack, Samuel L. Jackson, Isabelle Fuhrman, Owen Teague, Clark Sarullo, Anthony Reynolds, Erin Elizabeth Burns, and Stacy Keach star in Cell.

Experience action-packed terror as two men race against the clock to stop a horde of rabid killers as their city descends into apocalyptic madness in the pulse-pounding thriller, Cell, arriving on Blu-ray (plus Digital HD), DVD (plus Digital), and Digital HD on September 27 from Lionsgate. The film is currently available On Demand. Based on Stephen King’s chilling book, the film stars John Cusack (Love & Mercy) alongside Oscar(R) nominee Samuel L. Jackson (Best Supporting Actor, Pulp Fiction, 1994) and Stacy Keach (The Bourne Legacy). Cell was directed by Tod Williams from a screenplay by Stephen King and Adam Alleca. The home entertainment release of Cell contains audio commentary with the director and a look behind the scenes of the film in the "To Cell and Back" featurette. The Cell Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.

Stephen King’s best-selling novel is brought to terrifying life in this mind-blowing thriller starring John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson. At the Boston airport, Clay (Cusack) witnesses a scene of chaotic mayhem when an electronic signal turns hundreds of cell phone users into rabid killers. Desperate to find his estranged wife and son, Clay teams with a train driver (Jackson) to battle the horde of murderous "phoners" as the city descends into apocalyptic madness.


  • Audio Commentary with Director Tod Williams
  • "To Cell and Back" Featurette
    *Subject to Change

Year of Production: 2016
Title Copyright: Cell (C) 2014 CELL Film Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials (C) 2016 Saban Films LLC. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for Disturbing Violent Content, Terror, Brief Sexuality and Language
Genre: Thriller, Action
Closed-Captioned: None
Subtitles: English and Spanish; English SDH
Run Time: 98 Minutes
Blu-ray Format: 1080P High Definition, 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1) Presentation
DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1) Presentation
Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio(TM)
DVD Audio Status: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio

Cell (2016)

Synopsis: When a mysterious cell phone signal causes apocalyptic chaos, an artist is determined to reunite with his young son in New England.
Cast: Samuel L. Jackson, E. Roger Mitchell, Lloyd Kaufman, Rory Healy, Wilbur Fitzgerald, Anthony Reynolds, King, Kathy Walton, Cal Johnson, Brian Boland, Joshua Mikel, Michael Jaegers, John Cusack, Chuck Clark, Stacy Keach, Elizabeth Davidovich, Isabelle Fuhrman, Amy Westmoreland, Catherine Dyer, Christopher Bower, Steve Warren, Tim Campione, Shaker Sangam, Leslie Kimbell, Wenzell Washington, Alexander Christopher Jones, Michael Beasley, Andrew S. McMillan, Marshall Choka, Karl McIntosh Cobos
Directors: Tod Williams
Genres: Horror, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Year: 2016
Runtime: 98
MPAA Rating: R
Writers: Adam Alleca, Stephen King
Producers: Armen Aghaeian, Alex Banuelos, Michael Benaroya, Paddy Cullen, John Cusack, Laurence Freed, Xavier Gens, Marina Grasic, Tyler A. Hawes, Ben Insler, Shara Kay, Jan Korbelin, James Lejsek, Edward Mokhtarian, Brian Pope, Ben Sachs, Richard Saperstein, Geno Tazioli, Brian Witten
Musicians: Marcelo Zarvos
Editors: Jacob Craycroft

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