Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the acclaimed film ‘Stronger’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal and based on a true story. The film will be […]
Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the acclaimed film ‘Stronger’ starring Jake Gyllenhaal and based on a true story. The film will be available to own early on Digital HD beginning December 5 and followed by the Blu-ray and DVD releases on December 19, 2017. Continue after the jump to read the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for both physical releases.
“Jake Gyllenhaal is excellent.”
— Ty Burr, The Boston Globe
The Critically Acclaimed True Story Starring Oscar® Nominee Jake Gyllenhaal and Emmy® Winner Tatiana Maslany Arrives on Digital December 5 and
Blu-ray™ and DVD December 19 from Lionsgate
SANTA MONICA, CA (October 30, 2017) – Based on the inspiring true story of Jeff Bauman, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, Oscar® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (2005, Best Supporting Actor, Brokeback Mountain) and Primetime Emmy® winner Tatiana Maslany (2016, Outstanding Actress in a TV Series – Drama, “Orphan Black”) star in Stronger, arriving on Digital December 5 and Blu-ray™ (plus Digital), DVD, and On Demand December 19 from Lionsgate. Hailed as “one of the best films of the year” (National Review) and Rotten Tomatoes™ Certified Fresh™, Stronger is a deeply personal account of the infamous 2013 Boston Marathon bombing and its aftermath. Also starring Oscar® nominee Miranda Richardson (1994, Best Actress, Tom & Viv) and Clancy Brown (The Shawshank Redemption), the film chronicles the heroic story of Jeff Bauman, the man who became a symbol of hope and determination for a wounded city.
Inspired by the true story, Stronger stars Jake Gyllenhaal as Jeff Bauman, a working-class Bostonian who was at the 2013 marathon when the bomb blast occurred and he tragically lost both of his legs. After regaining consciousness Jeff was able to help law enforcement identify one of the bombers, but his own battle had just begun. Jeff’s deeply personal journey tests a family’s bond and defines a community’s pride as he overcomes adversity to become the living embodiment of “Boston Strong.”
Based on the New York Times best-selling memoir by Jeff Bauman and Bret Witter, Stronger celebrates Bauman’s unrelenting courage against unimaginable odds. Directed by David Gordon Green (Our Brand Is Crisis) and written for the screen by John Pollono (“This Is Us”), Stronger will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.
BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES
- “Faith, Hope & Love: Becoming Stronger” Featurette
Year of Production: 2016
Title Copyright: Stronger © 2017 Stronger Film Holdings, LLC. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2017 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: R for language throughout, some graphic injury images, and brief sexuality/nudity
Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 119 Minutes
Blu-ray™ Format: 1080p High Definition, 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.40:1 Presentation
Blu-ray™ Audio: English 5.1 DTS HD Master Audio™
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital
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