Lionsgate Home Entertainment has officially announced and detailed their home entertainment releases of the Academy Award nominated film ‘Knives Out’ from Rian Johnson. The film will arrive home early on Digital beginning February 7, followed by the 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD releases on February 25, 2020. Continue on below to check out the full announcement for the release including bonus content listings, disc specs and more, plus artwork for all three physical releases.
“One of the most purely satisfying and enjoyable moviegoing experiences ever”— Adam Chitwood, Collider
Academy Award® Nominee for Best Original Screenplay
Nominated for 3 Golden Globes® Including Best Motion Picture –
Musical or Comedy
Solve the Mystery on Digital on February 7 and on
4K Ultra HD™ Combo Pack, Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, & DVD on February 25 from Lionsgate®
4K Ultra HD to Include Dolby Vision® and Dolby Atmos®
SANTA MONICA, CA (January 22, 2020) – Rian Johnson’s Academy Award®-nominated (Best Original Screenplay) and Golden Globe®-nominated (Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy, Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy [Ana de Armas], Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy [Daniel Craig]) whodunnit with an all-star ensemble cast exposes its secrets when Knives Out arrives on Digital February 7 and on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital), DVD, and On Demand February 25 from Lionsgate and MRC Film.
Written, produced, and directed by filmmaker Rian Johnson (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper), and produced by Ram Bergman (Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Looper) and Johnson through T-Street, the film is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™ at 97% (as of 1/21/20) and has received awards from AFI, National Board of Review, New York Film Critics, Philadelphia Film Festival, The Hollywood Critics Association, Rotten Tomatoes’ Golden Tomatoes Awards, and more. Knives Out stars Daniel Craig (James Bond franchise, Logan Lucky, The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo), Chris Evans (The Avengers franchise, Captain America, Gifted), Ana de Armas (Blade Runner 2049, War Dogs, Knock Knock), Golden Globe® winner Jamie Lee Curtis (1990, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, “Anything But Love”), Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (2008, Actor in a Supporting Role, Revolutionary Road), Golden Globe® winner and Emmy® nominee Don Johnson (1986, Best Performance by an Actor in a Television Series – Drama, “Miami Vice”; 1985, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series, “Miami Vice”), Oscar® nominee and Golden Globe® winner Toni Collette (1999, Actress in a Supporting Role, The Sixth Sense; 2010, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Musical or Comedy, “United States of Tara”), LaKeith Stanfield (Sorry to Bother You, Get Out, TV’s “Atlanta”), Golden Globe® nominee Katherine Langford (2018, Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series – Drama, “13 Reasons Why”), Jaeden Martell (It, It: Chapter 2, St. Vincent, The Book of Henry), and Oscar®, Tony Award®, and Emmy® winner Christopher Plummer (2011, Actor in a Supporting Role, Beginners; 1974, Actor (Musical), Cyrano; 1997, Actor (Play), Barrymore; 1977, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Limited Series, “The Moneychangers NBC World Premiere The Big Event”; 1994, Outstanding Voice-Over Performance, “Madeline”). Adored by audiences and critics alike, Knives Out is full of mystery, suspense, humor, and incredible performances from a star-studded ensemble cast.
The circumstances surrounding the death of crime novelist Harlan Thrombey are mysterious, but there’s one thing that renowned Detective Benoit Blanc knows for sure—everyone in the wildly dysfunctional Thrombey family is a suspect. Now, Blanc must sift through a web of lies and red herrings to uncover the truth. From acclaimed writer-director Rian Johnson comes this suspenseful, twist-filled whodunnit with an all-star ensemble cast including Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Michael Shannon, Don Johnson, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell, Christopher Plummer, and more.
Take home Knives Out and immerse yourself in the mystery with special features including audio commentary and in-theatre commentary by filmmaker Rian Johnson, two never-before-seen deleted scenes, the eight-part “Making a Murder” documentary, the “Rian Johnson: Planning the Perfect Murder” featurette, a Q&A with the director and cast, and so much more. Experience four times the resolution of full HD with the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, which includes Dolby Vision, bringing entertainment to life through ultra-vivid picture quality. When compared to a standard picture, Dolby Vision can deliver spectacular colors never before seen on a screen, highlights that are up to 40 times brighter, and blacks that are 10 times darker. Additionally, the 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack features Dolby Atmos, which will transport viewers from an ordinary moment into an extraordinary experience with moving audio that flows all around them. Fans will feel like they’re inside the action as the sounds of people, places, things, and music come alive with breathtaking realism and move throughout the space.
The Knives Out 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $42.99, $39.99, and $29.95, respectively.
4K UHD / BLU-RAY / DVD / DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES
- Audio Commentary by Writer-Director Rian Johnson, Director of Photography Steve Yedlin, and Actor Noah Segan
- In-Theatre Commentary by Rian Johnson
- Deleted Scene: “Bicycling Accident” (with Optional Audio Commentary by Rian Johnson)
- Deleted Scene: “Don’t Do Anything Rash” (with Optional Audio Commentary by Rian Johnson)
- “Making a Murder” Eight-Part Documentary
- “Rian Johnson: Planning the Perfect Murder” Featurette
- Writer-Director and Cast Q&A
- Marketing Gallery
- “Meet the Thrombeys” Viral Ads
Year of Production: 2019
Title Copyright: Knives Out © 2019 Lions Gate Films Inc. and MRC II Distribution Company LP. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2020 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
Type: Theatrical Release
Rating: PG-13 for thematic elements including brief violence, some strong language, sexual references, and drug material.
Genre: Mystery, Suspense, Comedy, Thriller
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish, English SDH
Feature Run Time: 130 Minutes
4K Ultra HD Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition 16×9 (1.85:1) Presentation with Dolby Vision and HDR10
BD Format: 1080p 23.98 High Definition 16×9 (1.85:1) Presentation
DVD Format: 16×9 (1.85:1) Presentation
4K, BD Audio: English Dolby Atmos, English Descriptive Audio, French 5.1 (Dolby Audio), Spanish 5.1 (Dolby Audio)
DVD Audio: English 5.1 (Dolby Audio), English Descriptive Audio, French 5.1 (Dolby Audio), Spanish 5.1 (Dolby Audio)
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MRC Film has Knives Out, written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Ram Bergman and Rian Johnson, currently in theaters. The Golden Globe®-nominated film stars Daniel Craig, Chris Evans, Ana de Armas, Jamie Lee Curtis, Don Johnson, Michael Shannon, Toni Collette, LaKeith Stanfield, Katherine Langford, Jaeden Martell and Christopher Plummer. The studio, known for Baby Driver, Ted, Babel, Elysium, among others, also has The Lovebirds, directed by Michael Showalter, starring Kumail Nanjiani and Issa Rae, slated for April 3, 2020.
To date, MRC’s films have grossed more than $5.1 billion in worldwide box office and its projects have been nominated for 26 Golden Globe® Awards, 71 Emmy® Awards, 12 Academy Awards®, and 2 GRAMMY Awards®. MRC Film and MRC Television are divisions of Valence Media, a diversified global media company that includes dick clark productions, the largest producer and proprietor of television live-event programming broadcasts, and the world’s leading entertainment news and music publisher The Hollywood Reporter-Billboard Media Group. Valence Media has minority investments in A24, Fulwell 73 and T-Street.
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