Burbank, CA, November 7, 2013 – A man who’s lost everything is capable of anything in “Prisoners,” arriving onto Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and Digital Download on December 17 from Warner Bros. Home Entertainment. A gripping thriller starring Oscar® nominees Hugh Jackman (“Les Miserables”) and Jake Gyllenhaal (“Brokeback Mountain”) and directed by Dennis Villeneuve (Oscar®–nominated “Incendies”), “Prisoners” follows a distraught father as he takes matters into his own hands and hunts down the man he suspects abducted his daughter and her friend.
Led by Jackman and Gyllenhaal, “Prisoners” features an all-star cast including Oscar® nominee Viola Davis (“The Help,” “Doubt”), Golden Globe Award nominee Maria Bello (“A History of Violence,” “The Cooler”) and Oscar® nominee Terrence Howard (“Hustle & Flow”), with Academy Award® winner Melissa Leo (“The Fighter”) and Paul Dano. Villeneuve directs the film from an original screenplay by Aaron Guzikowski (“Contraband”). Academy Award® nominee Broderick Johnson (“The Blind Side”), Kira Davis, Academy Award® nominee Andrew A. Kosove (“The Blind Side”), and Adam Kolbrenner are the producers, with Edward L. McDonnell, John H. Starke, Robyn Meisinger, Mark Wahlberg and Stephen Levinson serving as executive producers.
“Prisoners” will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and on DVD for $28.98. The Blu-ray Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in hi-definition on Blu-ray, and the DVD features the theatrical version in standard definition. Both the Blu-ray Combo Pack and the DVD include UltraViolet which allows consumers to download and instantly stream the standard definition theatrical version of the film to a wide range of devices including computers and compatible tablets, smartphones, game consoles, Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players.*
How far would you go to protect your family? Keller Dover (Hugh Jackman) is facing every parent’s worst nightmare. His six-year-old daughter, Anna, is missing, together with her young friend, Joy, and as minutes turn to hours, panic sets in. The only lead is a dilapidated RV that had earlier been parked on their street. Heading the investigation, Detective Loki (Jake Gyllenhaal) arrests its driver, Alex Jones (Paul Dano), but a lack of evidence forces his release.
As the police pursue multiple leads and pressure mounts, knowing his child’s life is at stake the frantic Dover decides he has no choice but to take matters into his own hands. But just how far will this desperate father go to protect his family?
BLU-RAY AND DVD ELEMENTS
“Prisoners” Blu-ray Combo Pack and Standard Definition DVD contain the following special features:
- Prisoners – Every Moment Matters
- Prisoners – Powerful Performances
DIGITAL DISTRIBUTION ELEMENTS
On December 17, “Prisoners” will be available for download in HD or standard definition from online retailers including but not limited to iTunes, Xbox, PlayStation, Amazon, Vudu, CinemaNow and more.
The film will also be available digitally in High Definition (HD) VOD and Standard Definition (SD) VOD from cable and satellite providers, and on select gaming consoles and broadband customers including Amazon, iTunes, etc.
*UltraViolet allows you to collect, watch and share movies and TV shows in a whole new way. Available with the purchase of specially marked Blu-ray discs, DVDs and Digital Downloads, UltraViolet lets you create a digital collection of movies and TV shows. Services such as Flixster and VUDU allow you to instantly stream and download UltraViolet content across a wide range of devices including computers and compatible tablets, smartphones, game consoles, Internet-connected TVs and Blu-ray players. Restrictions and limitations apply. Go to ultraviolet.flixster.com/info for details. For more information on compatible devices go to wb.com/ultravioletdevices.
Blu-ray Combo Pack $35.99
DVD Amaray (WS) $28.98
Standard Street Date: December 17, 2013
DVD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
BD Languages: English, Latin Spanish, Canadian French
DVD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French
BD Subtitles: English SDH, Latin Spanish, Parisian French
Running Time: 153 minutes
Rating: R for disturbing violent content including torture, and language throughout
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