Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment today announced that it will launch director James Cameron's history-making motion picture Avatar on Blu-ray Disc and DVD on Thursday, April 22.

<strong><em>Avatar</em></strong> DVD/Blu-ray artwork

Avatar on Blu-ray presents the ultimate high definition experience for home viewing audiences. Fans around the world will soon be able to discover every detail and relive every moment of James Cameron´s Avatar in the comfort of their own home. Blu-ray is recognized for presenting optimal picture and sound, and now Avatar´s masterful cinematography, art direction and visual effects will lend itself to awe-inspiring clarity when you become absorbed in the extraordinary all-encompassing experience in the living room.

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Since its global theatrical release last December, Avatar has continued to make motion picture history. Written by James Cameron and produced with his long-time collaborator Jon Landau, Avatar stars Sam Worthington, Zoë Saldana, Sigourney Weaver, Stephen Lang, Michelle Rodriguez, Giovanni Ribisi, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Wes Studi and Laz Alonso.

Oscar and Golden Globe winning epic is the highest grossing film of all time, taking in over $2.6 billion in worldwide box office. Director James Cameron takes audiences to a spectacular world beyond imagination, where a reluctant hero embarks on a journey of redemption and discovery as he leads a heroic battle to save a civilization. Avatar delivers a fully immersive cinematic experience of a new kind, where the revolutionary technology invented to make the film disappears into the emotion of the characters and the epic nature of the story.

Avatar will be available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD everywhere in the United States and Canada on Earth Day, April 22. Please see below for additional release dates around the world:

FRANCE - April 21

BELGIUM - April 21

NETHERLANDS - April 21

SPAIN - April 21

CHINA - April 22

BRAZIL - April 22

RUSSIA - April 22

NORTH AMERICA - April 22

GERMANY - April 23

JAPAN - April 23

SWITZERLAND - April 23

MEXICO - April 23

UK - April 26

DENMARK - April 27

NORWAY - April 28

SWEDEN - April 28

NEW ZEALAND - April 28

AUSTRALIA - April 29

FINLAND - April 30

ITALY - May 6