Adapted by Alex Garland from John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra’s legendary comic book and filmed in stunning 3-D, Dredd, explodes onto 3-D Blu-ray Disc (includes 3-D and standard version of the film plus Digital Copy and UV), DVD (includes Digital Copy and UV), Digital Download, On Demand and Pay-Per-View January 8 from Lionsgate Home Entertainment. Mixing pulse-pounding action with mesmerizing visual effects sequences, the post-apocalyptic thriller hailed by audiences and critics alike stars Karl Urban (Star Trek), Olivia Thirlby (Juno) and Lena Headey (HBO’s “Game Of Thrones”). The hugely anticipated sci-fi thriller directed by Pete Travis (Vantage Point) takes place in a futuristic America.
The Blu-ray Disc and DVD both contain multiple behind-the-scenes featurettes including a look back at the 35 years of Judge Dredd. Dredd will be available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD for the suggested retail price of $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.
The future America is an irradiated wasteland. On its east coast, running from Boston to Washington D.C., lies Mega City One – a vast, violent metropolis where criminals rule the chaotic streets. The only force of order lies with the urban cops called “Judges” who possess the combined powers of judge, jury and instant executioner. Known and feared throughout the city, Dredd (Urban) is the ultimate Judge, challenged with ridding the city of its latest scourge, a dangerous drug called “Slo-Mo,” and the sadistic crime boss Ma-Ma (Headey) who is using it to take over the city.
BLU-RAY/DVD SPECIAL FEATURES*
“Mega-City Masters”: 35 Years of Judge Dredd” featurette
“Day of Chaos: The Visual Effects of Dredd 3D” featurette
“Dredd’s Gear” featurette
“The 3rd Dimension” featurette
“Welcome to Peachtrees” featurette
Dredd Motion Comic Prequel
*Subject to change
January 8, 2013
$39.99 Blu-ray / $29.95 DVD
Dredd © Rena Films (PTY) Ltd. and Peach Tree Films Ltd. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2012 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.
R for strong bloody violence, language, drug use and some sexual content
Action; Science Fiction; Thriller
Blu-ray Closed Captioned:
DVD Closed Captioned:
English and Spanish
1080P High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
Blu-ray Audio Status:
7.1 DTS-HD Master Audio Optimized for 11.1 Neo X, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English 2.0 Dolby Digital
DVD Audio Status:
English and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital