It takes a feature-length film to fully capture Homer Simpson's stupidity and The Simpsons Movie does it! One of the top grossing films of all time, The Simpsons Movie has generated more than $500 million globally and will be available worldwide on DVD and Blu-Ray Disc (BD) Internationally on December 3 and in North America on December 18 from Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment.
"One of the best movies of the year" (Washington Post), The Simpsons Movie stars Dan Castellaneta, Julie Kavner, Nancy Cartwright, Yeardley Smith, Hank Azaria, Harry Shearer, Pamela Hayden and Tress MacNeille. Additionally, The Simpsons Movie also features the guest voice talents of Oscar nominee Albert Brooks, rock band Green Day and two-time Oscar winner Tom Hanks.
In the long anticipated film Time Magazine said was "well worth waiting for," The Simpsons Movie finds the fate of Springfield - the suburban setting that has been home to "The Simpsons" clan for more than 18 years - hanging in the balance when Homer and his new pet pig inadvertently cause a major ecological disaster in their hometown. Forced to flee, it is up to the paunchy patriarch to save his family, the Springfield community and possibly... the world.
The Simpsons Movie was produced by the series' executive producer James L. Brooks, series creator Matt Groening, current show runner Al Jean, Mike Scully and Richard Sakai. "The Simpsons" series' veterans Ian Maxtone-Graham, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Matt Selman, John Swartzwelder and Jon Vitti joined Brooks, Groening, Jean and Scully to write the eagerly anticipated script, and David Silverman (Monsters Inc.) directed.
The Simpsons Movie DVD is loaded with bonus features including commentaries with "Simpsons" writers/producers, actors and directors, numerous deleted scenes and promotional spots including The Simpsons Judge American Idol and Homer's Monologue On The Tonight Show. The Simpsons Movie single disc DVD will be available at a suggested retail price of $29.98 U.S./$43.48 Canada. Fans can also see The Simpsons like never before when The Simpsons Movie is released day-and-date in high-def format on Blu-Ray Disc (BD) priced at $39.98 U.S./$49.98 Canada.
- Commentary by James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, Mike Scully, David Silverman, Dan Castellaneta, and joined by Yeardley Smith
- Directors Commentary by David Silverman, Mike B. Anderson, StevenDean Moore and Rich Moore
- A) Russ Cargill - "Levels"
- B) Springfield News
- C) DMV
- D) Sausage Truck
- E) Emperor Moe
- F) Alternate Ending
- A) Homer's Monologue On The Tonight Show
- B) The Simpsons Judge American Idol
- C) Homer Introduces American Idol
- D) Let's All Go To The Lobby
- E) Alternate Character Designs by the Directors and Matt Groening
- Total Run Time: 87 minutes
- MPAA Rating: PG-13
- Closed Captioned: Yes
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen format
- Audio: English Dolby Surround 5.1 sound, Spanish and French Dolby Surround
- Subtitles: English and Spanish
Blu-Ray Disc Specs:
The Simpsons Movie BD release will be authored in BD-Java with AVC (MPEG 4 compression) on a dual-layer 50 GB disc with English 5.1 DTS HD Lossless Master Audio plus English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital sound. The disc will feature all of the above special features in high-def.