‘Hacksaw Ridge’; Arrives On Digital HD February 7 & On 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD February 21, 2017 From Lionsgate

hacksaw-ridge-blu-ray-coverSummit and Lionsgate Home Entertainment have officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the acclaimed ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ directed by Mel Gibson and starring Andrew Garfield. The film will arrive home early on Digital HD February 7, with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD releases to follow on February 21, 2017. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release with bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for all three physical releases.

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“The best war film since Saving Private Ryan

  • Rex Reed, New York Observer

 

Nominated for Three Golden Globes Including

Best Motion Picture – Drama

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From Academy Award®-Winning Director Mel Gibson*, the Inspirational WWII Film Arrives on Digital HD February 7 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and DVD on February 21from Lionsgate

 

SANTA MONICA, CA (December 20, 2016) –Based in the incredible truestory of one man’s faith, strength and courage during one of the bloodiest battles of WWII, the Golden Globe®-nominated Hacksaw Ridge arrives on Digital HD on February 7 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD and On Demand February 21 from Summit Entertainment, a LIONSGATE Company. From Academy Award®-winning director Mel Gibson (Best Picture, Braveheart, 1995), with  screenplay by Robert Schenkkan (The Quiet American) and Andrew Knight (The Water Diviner),Hacksaw Ridge features breathtaking visual effects and stunning production design and has been nominated for three Golden Globes®: Best Picture – Drama, Best Director – Motion Picture, and Best Actor – Motion Picture for Andrew Garfield.Garfield(The Amazing Spider-man)gives a moving performance as American hero Desmond Doss, alongside an all-star cast, including Sam Worthington(Avatar), Luke Bracey (Point Break), Teresa Palmer(Warm Bodies), Hugo Weaving(The Lord of the Rings franchise),Rachel Griffiths(Saving Mr. Banks), and Vince Vaughn (HBO’s “True Detective”).

Hacksaw Ridge is the extraordinary true story of Desmond Doss (Andrew Garfield) who, in Okinawa during the bloodiest battle of WWII, saved 75 men without firing or carrying a gun. He was the only American soldier in WWII to fight on the front lines without a weapon, as he believed that while the war was justified, killing was nevertheless wrong. As an army medic, he single-handedly evacuated the wounded from behind enemy lines, braved fire while tending to soldiers, was wounded by a grenade, and hit by snipers. Doss was the first conscientious objector to ever earn the Congressional Medal of Honor.

 The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and Digital HD releases feature an in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at the film in “The Soul of War: Making Hacksaw Ridge,” a comprehensive documentary detailing the making of the film, including the real-life people and story, casting, filming, special effects and stunts with interviews from Mel Gibson, Andrew Garfield and others. In addition,the release will contain deleted scenes and a special Veterans Day Greeting from Mel Gibson.The DVD will feature deleted scenes and the special Veterans Day Greeting. The 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray discs of Hacksaw Ridge will feature Dolby Atmos audio remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. Hacksaw Ridge will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD for the suggested retail price of $42.99, $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

 

4K/BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL HD SPECIAL FEATURES

  • “The Soul of War: Making Hacksaw Ridge” Documentary
  • Veterans Day Greeting with Mel Gibson
  • Deleted Scenes

 

DVDSPECIAL FEATURES

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Veterans Day Greeting with Mel Gibson

 

*Best Director, Braveheart, 1995

 

PROGRAM INFORMATION

Year of Production: 2016

Title Copyright:© 2016 Cosmos Filmed Entertainment Pty Ltd. All Rights Reserved.

Type:Theatrical Release

Rating: R for Intense Prolonged Realistically Graphic Sequences of War Violence Including Grisly Bloody Images

Genre: Action, War, Drama

Closed Captioned:  N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 139 minutes

4K UHD Format:2160p Ultra High Definition 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

BD Format: 1080p High Definition16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen (2.40:1)

4K UHD Audio:English Dolby Atmos, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening

BD Audio: English Dolby Atmos, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, English Descriptive Audio

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio

 

ABOUT DOLBY ATMOS

Dolby Atmos delivers moving audio — sound that can be precisely placed and moved anywhere in three-dimensional space, including overhead. It brings entertainment alive all around the audience in a powerfully immersive and emotive experience.

 

ABOUT LIONSGATE

Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF.A, LGF.B) is a vertically integrated next generation global content leader with a diversified presence in motion picture production and distribution, television programming and syndication, premium pay television networks, home entertainment, global distribution and sales, interactive ventures and games and location-based entertainment.

With the acquisition of Starz, Lionsgate adds to its portfolio of businesses the flagship STARZ premium pay network serving nearly 25 million subscribers and the STARZ ENCORE platform with over 31 million subscribers.  The combined company will operate five over-the-top (OTT) streaming services and the Starz app delivering content directly to consumers.

The Company’s feature film business spans eight labels and includes the blockbuster Hunger Games franchise, the Now You See Me and John Wick series, the Golden Globe-nominated La LaLand, Hacksaw Ridge and Hell or High Water (in partnership with CBS Films), Tyler Perry’s Boo! A Madea Halloween, Roadside Attractions’ critically-acclaimed Manchester by the Sea, Codeblack Films’concert film Kevin Hart: Let Me Explain and Pantelion Films’ Instructions Not Included, the highest-grossing Spanish-language film ever released in the U.S.

One of the largest independent television businesses in the world, Lionsgate’s slate of premium quality series encompasses nearly 90 shows on more than 40 different networks.  These include the ground-breaking Orange is the New Black, the fan favorite Nashville, the syndication success The Wendy Williams Show, the acclaimed drama The Royals, the acclaimed Casual, the breakout success Greenleaf and hit Starz series including Outlander, Black Sails, Survivor’s Remorse and Power, the second highest-rated premium pay television series of 2016.

Lionsgate’s home entertainment business is an industry leader in box office-to-DVD and box office-to-VOD revenue conversion rates.  Lionsgate handles a prestigious and prolific library of more than 16,000 motion picture and television titles that is an important source of recurring revenue and serves as a foundation for the growth of the Company’s core businesses. The Lionsgate, Summit Entertainment and Starz brands are synonymous with original, daring, quality entertainment in markets around the world.

 

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