Paramount Home Media Distribution has sent over an official press release announcing and detailing their home entertainment releases of Director Denis Villeneuve’s acclaimed ‘Arrival’. The film will be available to own early on Digital HD beginning January 31, and followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on February 14, 2017. Hit the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more.
“Big, grand and marvelous.”
— Tom Shone, Newsweek
“A stunning, stellar masterpiece.”
— Mara Reinstein, Us Weekly
AMY ADAMS AND JEREMY RENNER STAR IN
ONE OF THE MOST CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED FILMS OF THE YEAR
Director Denis Villeneuve’s Mind-blowing Movie Arrives on 4K Ultra HD™ and Blu-ray™ Combo Packs February 14, 2017
Digital HD Debuts Two Weeks Early on January 31
HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – Hailed by critics as “mesmerizing” (Peter Travers, Rolling Stone), “amazing” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) and “the best film of the year” (Christopher Orr, The Atlantic), director Denis Villeneuve’s (Sicario) phenomenal tour de force ARRIVAL makes its home entertainment debut on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand February 14, 2017 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. The film arrives two weeks early on Digital HD January 31.
Five-time Academy Award® nominee* Amy Adams “delivers one of her best performances” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) as expert translator Louise Banks. When mysterious spacecraft touch down across the globe, an elite team races against time to decipher their intent. As tensions mount between fearful governments, Banks discovers the aliens’ true purpose and, to avert global war, takes a chance that could threaten her life, and quite possibly humanity. Oscar® nominee** Jeremy Renner and Academy Award® winner*** Forest Whitaker co-star in this epic film with “a mind-blowing ending” (Brian Truitt, USA Today) that “you will want to see again and again”(Brian Formo, Collider).
ARRIVAL has been named one of the best films of the year by the American Film Institute, National Board of Review, New York Times, USA Today and many more. In addition, Adams was named Best Actress by the National Board of Review and received Golden Globe® and SAG nominations for her performance. Screenwriter Eric Heisserer has won the Critics’ Choice Award for Best Adapted Screenplay and received a Writer’s Guild nomination.
The ARRIVAL 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray Combo Packs include over an hour of engrossing special features, with in-depth explorations of the film’s subject matter, sound, score, editing and more.
ARRIVAL Blu-ray Combo Pack
The ARRIVAL Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, and English Audio Description and English, English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles. The combo pack includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film as well as the following:
- Feature film in high definition
- Bonus Content:
- Xenolinguistics: Understanding Arrival
- Acoustic Signatures: The Sound Design
- Eternal Recurrence: The Score
- Nonlinear Thinking: The Editorial Process
- Principles of Time, Memory & Language
ARRIVAL 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack
Fans can enjoy the ultimate viewing experience with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes the Blu-ray detailed above, as well as an Ultra HD Disc with the film presented in 4K Ultra HD with English 7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles. The Combo Pack also includes access to a Digital HD copy of the film.
The Blu-ray Combo Pack and 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack available for purchase include a Digital HD Version of the film that can be accessed through UltraViolet™, a way to collect, access and enjoy movies. With UltraViolet, consumers can add movies to their digital collection in the cloud, and then stream or download them—reliably and securely—to a variety of devices.
ARRIVAL Single-Disc DVD
The single-disc DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description and English, French, and Spanish subtitles. The disc includes the feature film in standard definition.
Paramount Pictures presents in association with Filmnation Entertainment and Lava Bear Films, a 21 Laps Entertainment Production, a Denis Villeneuve film: Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner “Arrival.” Forest Whitaker, Michael Stuhlbarg, Tzi Ma. Visual effects supervisor Louis Morin. Costume designer Renee April. Music by Johann Johannssson. Editor Joe Walker, A.C.E. Production designer Patrice Vermette. Director of photography Bradford Young, A.S.C. Co-producer Michael A. Jackman. Executive producers Stan Wlodkowski, Eric Heisserer, Dan Cohen, Karen Lunder, Tory Metzger, Milan Popelka. Produced by Shawn Levy, p.g.a., Dan Levine, p.g.a., Aaron Ryder, p.g.a. and David Linde, p.g.a. Based on the story “Story of Your life” written by Ted Chiang. Screenplay by Eric Heisserer. Directed by Denis Villeneuve.
About Paramount Home Media Distribution
Paramount Home Media Distribution (PHMD) is part of Paramount Pictures Corporation (PPC), a global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment. PPC is a unit of Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA), home to premier media brands that create television programs, motion pictures, consumer products, and digital content for audiences in 180 countries and territories. The PHMD division oversees PPC’s home entertainment and transactional digital distribution activities worldwide. The division is responsible for the sales, marketing and distribution of home entertainment content on behalf of Paramount Pictures, Paramount Animation, Paramount Vantage, Paramount Classics, MTV, Nickelodeon, Comedy Central and CBS and applicable licensing and servicing of certain DreamWorks Animation titles. PHMD additionally manages global licensing of studio content and transactional distribution across worldwide digital distribution platforms including online, mobile and portable devices and emerging technologies.
Street Date: February 14, 2017 (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand)
January 31, 2017 (Digital HD)
U.S. Rating: PG-13 for brief strong language
Canadian Rating: PG, not recommended for young children, violence
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