Robin Williams ‘Popeye’ Movie Coming to Blu-ray Dec. 1

Paramount Home Entertainment will release 1980’s Popeye for the first time on Blu-ray Disc Dec. 1.

The live-action musical version of the famed comic strip sailor was directed by Robert Altman and stars Robin Williams as Popeye and Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl.

The Blu-ray includes access to a digital copy of the film along with nearly 30 minutes of new bonus material, including excerpts from one of Williams’ final interviews, an interview with director Altman, as well as a newly conducted interview with his son, Stephen Altman.

Extras include:

  • “Return to Sweethaven: A Look Back with Robin and the Altmans”
  • “The Popeye Company Players”
  • Popeye’s Premiere”
  • “The Sailor Man Medleys”
  • Theatrical Trailer


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