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Ivan Nagy’s Skinner released on Blu-ray in August

The film has been given a 4K restoration for its Blu-ray debut.

Credit: 101 Films

Ivan Nagy’s 90s horror gem Skinner is getting a debut Blu-ray release in the UK on 26th August 2019.

Thought to be a lost film, Skinner has been given a 4K restoration so genre fans can enjoy it in all its sinful, sleazy and violent glory.

Dennis Skinner seems like a normal enough guy but he has a very abnormal hobby. At night, he creeps through the back streets looking for potential victims, and when he finds one, carefully removes their skin with an elaborate collection of knives.

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Heidi, one of Dennis’ victims, is on his trail, waiting for a chance to get her revenge, but in the meantime Dennis has developed a crush on Kerry and wants to find a way to show her he really cares.

The film stars Ted Raimi (Spider-Man), Traci Lords (Blade), David Warshofsky (There Will Be Blood), Richard Schiff (Se7en) and Ricki Lake (Hairspray). It is directed by Ivan Nagy (The Hitchhiker) and written by Paul Hart Wilden (Alone).


Credit: 101 Films

Brand new extras:

  • Limited edition booklet includes ‘Finding Skinner’ – Screenwriter Paul Hart-Wilden on the long and multi-faceted search for the ‘lost’ Skinner master

Additional extras include:

  • A Touch of Scandal – Interview with Director Ivan Nagy
  • Under His Skin – Interview with Star Ted Raimi
  • Bargain Bin VHS For A Buck – Interview with Screenwriter Paul Hart-Wilden
  • Cutting Skinner – Interview with Editor Jeremy Kasten
  • Flaying sequence out-takes and extended takes
  • Trailer

The tech specs are:

  • 4K scan and restoration
  • Cert: 18
  • Feature runtime: 88 mins (Blu-ray)
  • Extras runtime: TBC
  • Subtitles: English HOH
  • Region: B/2
  • Format: dual format Blu-ray and DVD (DVD in limited edition only)
  • Cat no.: 101BL010
  • First 3,000 copies come with limited edition slipcase and booklet

You can pre-order Skinner at

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