Lands on Blu-ray™, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand on November 19, 2013,
Just in Time for the Gift-Giving Holiday Season
Burbank, Calif., September 27, 2013 – Disney's heartwarming family comedy, “PLANES,” revved up with high-flying action and adventure, lands in homes and mass retailers nationwide on November 19th. This endearing underdog story about a crop dusting plane named Dusty with sky-high dreams touches down on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital HD and On-Demand featuring a cargo hold full of exciting bonus features. Guaranteeing hours of fun, “PLANES” is the perfect gift for “ladies and gentle-planes” of all ages this holiday season.
To view a full 8-minute sneak peek of the film, please visit http://youtu.be/WBi4FWOgNPc
After spreading its wings in theaters, “PLANES” soars to glorious new heights on Blu-ray, featuring wondrous high definition picture and sound and never-before-seen bonus features, including musical number “Franz’s Song,” deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes featurette that follows Director Klay Hall’s personal journey during the making of the film, a look at the ten greatest aviators in history hosted by ESPN’s Colin Cowherd, and more.
Directed by Klay Hall (“King of the Hill,” “The Simpsons”), produced by Traci Balthazor-Flynn (“Return to Never Land,” “Bambi II,” “The Little Mermaid: Ariel’s Beginning”) and written by Jeffrey M. Howard (“Tinker Bell,” “Tinker Bell and the Great Fairy Rescue”), “PLANES” flew to the top of the U.S. box office this summer, holding altitude as the #1 family movie in America four weekends in a row.
“PLANES” is propelled by a star-studded voice cast that includes Dane Cook (“Louie,” “My Best Friend’s Girl,” “Dan in Real Life”) as Dusty, Stacy Keach (“The Bourne Legacy,” “Nebraska”) as Navy Corsair Skipper, Teri Hatcher (ABC’s “Desperate Housewives,” “Coraline”) as say-it-like-it-is mechanic Dottie, Julia Louis-Dreyfus (“Veep,” “The New Adventures of Old Christine,” “Seinfeld”) as Rochelle, Priyanka Chopra (“Barfi!”) as Ishani, John Cleese (Monty Python, “A Fish Called Wanda”) as Bulldog, Carlos Alazraqui (James Garcia on Comedy Central’s “Reno 911”) as El Chupacabra, Roger Craig Smith (Captain America in Disney XD’s “Marvel’s Avengers Assemble,” voice of Sonic The Hedgehog in “Wreck-It Ralph”) as the world champion racer Ripslinger, Val Kilmer (“Batman Forever,” “Top Gun”) as Bravo and Anthony Edwards (TV’s “ER,” “Top Gun”) as Echo.
On November 19th, “PLANES” will be available as a Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D + Blu-ray+ DVD + Digital Copy), a Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), a DVD (DVD + Digital Copy), Digital HD and On-Demand.
(Blu-ray, DVD and Select Digital Retailers)
· Exclusive Franz’s Song (approx. 1:40) - Blu-ray & Select Digital Retailers
Produced exclusively for Blu-ray and HD Digital, this never-before-seen completely finished animated song features the German mini-car, Franz Fliegenhosen, who encourages Dusty on his flight.
· Klay’s Flight Plan (approx. 15:00) Blu-ray, DVD & Select Digital Retailers
Follow Director Klay Hall’s personal journey during the making of “Planes” and discover why his family connection to aviation made “Planes” his perfect project. Fly along with Klay as he lands on a working aircraft carrier to get first-hand experience on the flight deck.
· Deleted Scenes (approx.. 3:46) Blu-ray & Select Digital Retailers
Director Klay Hall and Producer Traci Balthazor-Flynn introduce deleted scenes from the movie.
1. Training Montage (approx. 2:38)
2. Taj Mahal (approx. 1:08)
· Meet the Racers (approx.. 5:50) Blu-ray, DVD & Select Digital Retailers
Featurettes introducing racers El Chupacabra (1:15), Ripslinger (1:15), Dusty (:90), and Ishani (:90).
· Top 10 Flyers (approx. 8:00) Blu-ray & Select Digital Retailers
ESPN’s Colin Cowherd hosts a fun, fast-paced countdown of the greatest aviators in history.
Release Date: November 19, 2013 (Direct Prebook 9/24; Distributor Prebook: 10/8)
Packaging: Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack (Blu-ray 3D™ + Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Copy); Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray™ + DVD + Digital Copy); and DVD (DVD + Digital Copy)
Run Time: Approximately 91 minutes
Rating: Feature Film: “PG” in U.S., “G” in Canada
Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray Feature Film = 1.78:1 1080p High Definition
DVD Feature Film = 1.78:1 – Enhanced for 16x9 Televisions
Audio: Blu-ray 3D = English 7.1 Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio and DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 7.1 DTS-HDHR, and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital; Blu-ray = English 7.1 Dolby DTS-HD Master Audio and DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 7.1 DTS-HDHR, and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks; DVD = English 5.1 and DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital; Spanish (U.S. Only) and French (Canada Only) 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
Languages: Blu-ray 3D and Blu-ray = English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles; DVD = English SDH; Spanish (U.S. Only) and French (Canada Only) Subtitles
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The world of Cars takes flight in Planes, Disney's high-flying animated comedy revved up with action and adventure. Join Dusty, a crop duster with sky-high dreams and a once-in-a-lifetime chance to take on the world's fastest flyers in the greatest air race ever. Dusty has a huge heart but two big problems...he's not exactly built for speed, plus he's afraid of heights. His courage is put to the ultimate test as this unlikely hero aims higher than he ever imagined. With a little help from his friends, Dusty finds the courage to be more than he was built for—and the inspiration to soar.
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My kids love watching Cars, so we knew that Planes would be a big hit for them as well. This animation is about Dusty, a crop duster, who dreams of winning of the air race to become the world's fastest flyer. He managed to become qualified for the air race, but he had no idea what sort of adventure awaits him. Through this journey, he made new friends, overcame his fear of heights and eventually wins the race. The most amazingly part of the story is how he continues to be kind and helpful to other planes in the race as well as maintaining his integrity no matter how difficult the race got for him. This is an inspirational story about an underdog who wins the day. Planes is an entertaining movie. the blu-ray comboo has deleted scenes that my kids enjoyed watching. They also like the "Meet the Racers" bonus feature that's included in the combo.
This title will be available for purchase starting Nov 19, 2013.