‘Banana Splits Movie’ Splatters to Home Video in August

Bingo, Fleegle, Snorky and Drooper are back with a vengeance in Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s The Banana Splits Movie, due digitally Aug. 13, and on Blu-ray and DVD Aug. 27.

The cult-favorite animal rock-band from Hanna-Barbera’s 1968 “The Banana Splits Adventure Hour” variety show returns with a twist. What once was a lively puppet show for kids has been revived as a bloody horror movie.

The film follows a boy named Harley and his family as they go to a taping of The Banana Splits TV show, which takes an unexpected turn when the Splits start slaughtering the audience. The cast includes Dani Kind, Finlay Wojtak-Hissong, Romeo Carere, Steve Lund and Sara Canning, with Eric Bauza voicing the Banana Splits.

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The movie, which will air on Syfy later this year, is rated ‘R’ for horror violence and gore.

The DVD, Blu-ray and digital versions will include a “Banana Splits: Behind the Horror” featurette. The digital and Blu-ray editions will also include “Terror on Set” and “Breaking News! The Banana Splits Massacre” featurettes.