The critically acclaimed masterpiece, Million Dollar Baby, is finally on DVD from Warner Home Video (WHV). This incredible tale of strength and determination was produced and directed by two time Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood and also stars two time Academy Award® winner Hilary Swank and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman. Gripping bonus features include a round table discussion with the cast and director recorded the day after the Academy Awards and more.
Recognized as One of the Best Films of the Year by The National Board of Review and named on over 200 top 10 lists including Premiere, Million Dollar Baby is the proud recipient of two Golden Globe™ wins this year including Best Actress (Hilary Swank) and Best Director (Clint Eastwood). The film was also nominated for seven Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director (Clint Eastwood), Leading Actor (Clint Eastwood), Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman), Leading Actress (Hilary Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing. Hilary Swank was also named Best Actress by the Boston Society of Film Critics, National Society of Film Critics USA, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, and Florida Film Critics Circle. Clint Eastwood was honored as Best Director by the Directors Guild of America, New York Film Critics Circle, Broadcast Film Critics Association and received a Special Film Achievement Award from the National Board of Review.
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Million Dollar Baby has been released in a double disc edition including special features, available in both full frame and widescreen formats for sell-through pricing at $29.95 SRP. The deluxe edition three-disc set featuring the film, a separate special features disc and the original motion picture soundtrack and is also available for $39.98 SRP.
Clint Eastwood plays Dunn and directs, produces and composes music for this acclaimed, multiaward-winning tale of heart, hope and family. Hilary Swank plays resilient Maggie, determined not to abandon her one dream. And Morgan Freeman is Scrap, gym caretaker and counterpoint to Dunn's crustiness. Grab your dreams and come out swinging. Million Dollar Baby is an absolute knockout.
The DVD release of Million Dollar Baby inspires all with the following bonus features:
- James Lipton Takes on Three: Roundtable with Clint Eastwood, Hilary Swank, Morgan Freeman and Moderator James Lipton, recorded the day after the Academy Awards.
- Born to Fight: Examines the Parallels of the Movie to Real-Life Boxer Lucia Rijker.
- Producers Round 15: Behind the Scenes with the producers.
Disc 3: Soundtrack CD (Received Golden Globe® Nomination for Best Score)
- Music by Clint Eastwood
- Lennie Niehaus Orchestrates and Conducts the Hollywood Studio Symphony.
2-Disc DVD: $29.95SRP
3-Disc Deluxe Edition: $39.98 SRP
Street Date: July 12, 2005
Languages: English, Francais (Dubbed in Quebec)
Subtitles: English, French, Spanish
Running time: 133 minutes
Rating: PG-13 (violence, some disturbing images, thematic material and language)
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