John Waters’ Classic ‘Cry-Baby,’ With Johnny Depp, to Make 4K Ultra HD Debut May 28

Kino Lorber has announced the May 28 release of director John Waters’ groundbreaking 1990 musical comedy Cry-Baby, starring Johnny Depp, in a 4K Ultra HD + Blu-ray Disc combo pack.

The film, which has never before been available in 4K Ultra HD, is being issued as part of Kino Lorber’s Studio Classics line.

The release includes numerous bonus features, among them a new audio commentary by director Waters, new interviews with the cast and the crew, the “Bringing Up Baby” featurette, the 1990 documentary It Came From … Baltimore!, deleted scenes, and the original theatrical trailer.

Depp stars as 1950s teen rebel Wade “Cry-Baby” Walker, who falls in love with a society girl. The film features a large ensemble cast that includes Amy Locane, Susan Tyrrell, Iggy Pop, Ricki Lake, Traci Lords, and Polly Bergen, with appearances by Troy Donahue, Mink Stole, Joe Dallesandro, Joey Heatherton, David Nelson, Patricia Hearst, and Willem Dafoe.

The combo presents both the theatrical cut and the director’s cut, which is seven minutes longer. The 4K Ultra HD has the theatrical cut from a new HDR/Dolby Vision master, made from a 4K Scan of the 35mm original camera negative, on a triple-layered UHD100 disc. The Blu-ray Disc features the director’s cut from a new HD master, made from a 4K scan of the 35mm original camera negative of the theatrical cut and a 4K scan of the director’s cut interpositive and an uprez of the SD master for the additional missing parts.

Cry-Baby will also be released separately on Blu-ray Disc.