PrintE-mail Written by Starburst Monday, 11 September 2017


To this very day, Henry Levin’s 1959 Journey to the Center of the Earth is revered as a true sci-fi classic. Now, with the film set to get a crammed new Blu-ray release from Eureka Entertainment, we’ve got three copies of this upcoming release to give away.

Based on Jules Verne’s iconic novel, the basic premise of Journey to the Center of the Earth sees a group of explorers on a mission of adventure and intrigue as they head deeper and deeper below the Earth’s surface.

To be in with a chance of winning a copy of this fantastic new release, simply answer the following question:

In the 2008 remake of Journey to the Center of the Earth, who played the lead role of Trevor Anderson?

a) Brendan Fraser

b) Hugh Grant

c) Steve Coogan

Email your answer, along with your address details, to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it labelled Journey to the Center of the Earth before midnight on Sunday, September 24th.

To give you an idea of what to expect from this new release of an all-time classic, be sure to check out the trailer below:

The official press release on this Journey to the Center of the Earth reads:

Jules Verne’s classic novel, Journey to the Center of the Earth, is brought to the screen in this thrilling adventure about a band of intrepid explorers descending to the hidden reaches of our world.

Professor Lindenbrook (James Mason; 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, North by Northwest) discovers a long hidden message that reveals the existence of a passage into the centre of the Earth. Leading a team of unlikely adventurers (including Pat Boone, Arlene Dahl and… a duck), the groups daring expedition will see them come up against exploding volcanoes, rockslides and even flesh-eating reptiles!

Scored by the legendary Bernard Hermann and filmed in stunning Cinemascope, Journey to the Center of the Earth is a much beloved classic, and a landmark in both Science-Fiction and Adventure filmmaking. Eureka Classics is proud to present the film for the first time on Blu-ray in the UK, from a stunning 4K restoration.


- 1080p presentation from a definitive 4K restoration
- Optional stereo PCM soundtrack and 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio options
- Isolated music and effects track
- Optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing
- Audio Commentary with Actress Diane Baker and Film Historians Steven C. Smith & Nick Redman
- New video interview with critic and author Kim Newman
- Featurette on the film’s restoration
- Original theatrical trailer
- PLUS: A booklet featuring an original review of the film from 1959; a poster gallery; and a selection of rare archival imagery

JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH, a sci-fi, adventure extravaganza, is available on Blu-ray as part of the Eureka Classics range from 18 September 2017, and can be purchased here.

Terms & Conditions:

Eureka Entertainment and STARBURST do not accept any responsibility for late or lost entries due to the Internet or email problems. Proof of sending is not proof of receipt. Entrants must supply full details as required on the competition page, and comply with all rules to be eligible for the prizes. No responsibility is accepted for ineligible entries or entries made fraudulently. Unless otherwise stated, the Competition is not open to employees of: (a) the Company; and (b) any third party appointed by the Company to organise and/or manage the Competition; and (c) the Competition sponsor(s). This competition is a game promoted STARBURST. STARBURST's decision is final in every situation and no correspondence will be entered into. STARBURST reserves the right to cancel the competition at any stage, if deemed necessary in its opinion, and if circumstances arise outside of its control. Entrants must be UK residents and 18 or over. Entrants will be deemed to have accepted these rules and to agree to be bound by them when entering this competition. The winners will be drawn at random from all the correct entries, and only they will be contacted personally. Prize must be taken as stated and cannot be deferred. There will be no cash alternatives. STARBURST routinely adds the email addresses of competition entrants to the regular newsletter, in order to keep entrants informed of upcoming competition opportunities. Details of how to unsubscribe are contained within each newsletter. All information held by STARBURST will not be disclosed to any third parties. 



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