Warner Bros. continues to lead the way being the first studio to release 10 High Definition discs in one day!
On September 26, Warner Home Video continuing to take the leadership role in the introduction of next generation home viewing -- debuts 10 High Definition titles, the most any studio has released on a single day. Coming to Blu-ray will be Tim Burton's Corpse Bride, Swordfish, Space Cowboys, Lethal Weapon 2, The Fugitive and House of Wax. Making their HD DVD debuts are The Dirty Dozen, Grand Prix, Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines and The Adventures of Robin Hood. All titles will be available for $28.99 SRP. All bonus materials on the Standard Definition versions of these titles will be included on the HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc versions.
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride makes its high definition debut in the Blu-ray format... Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines IME (In-Movie Experience) will feature director Jonathan Mostow taking fans on a journey to the heart of the T3 experience... Bugs Bunny and Ultra-Resolution come to DVD! The Adventures of Robin Hood, restored with Warner's patented Ultra-Resolution process, will look especially terrific... as will three Looney Tunes, marking the first High Definition release of Looney Tunes, or any classic animation.
About the Blu-ray Movies:
Tim Burton's Corpse Bride - Set in a 19th century European village, this stop-motion animated feature follows the story of Victor (voiced by Johnny Depp), a young man who is whisked away to the underworld and wed to a mysterious Corpse Bride, while his real bride, Victoria, waits bereft in the land of the living. Though life in the Land of the Dead proves to be a lot more colorful than his strict Victorian upbringing, Victor learns that there is nothing in this world, or the next, that can keep him away from his one true love.
Swordfish is a suspenseful and action-packed story of the world's best computer hacker (Hugh Jackman) becoming entangled in a cyber-heist masterminded by a charismatic mystery man (John Travolta). The daring theft of a government slush fund (code-named Swordfish) becomes a high-stakes game of life and death that keeps everyone guessing until the end.
Space Cowboys - Clint Eastwood's rocket-powered action hit stars Eastwood, Tommy Lee Jones, Donald Sutherland and James Garner as the bravest, boldest and fastest test pilots this country had to offer. Now, more than four decades later, a Russian satellite has suffered a systems failure and it's up to the four outdated heroes to finally go into space with the hopes of fixing a piece of equipment that's every bit as outdated as they are.
Lethal Weapon 2 - Mel Gibson and Danny Glover are at it again (with more than four added minutes) in this blockbuster sequel. Joe Pesci makes his first appearance in the series as Leo ("OK, OK") Getz.
The Fugitive, which stars Harrison Ford and Tommy Lee Jones, is the box-office hit and Best Picture Oscar® -nominated motion picture based on the long-running TV series about a surgeon falsely accused of killing his wife.
House of Wax (2005) - Six friends' road trip to a big college football game takes a turn for the worse when they're sidetracked into an eerie backwater town. Once there, they're drawn to the town's main attraction - Trudy's House of Wax, filled with wax-coated corpses. The kids must find a way out before they too become permanent exhibits.
About the HD DVDs:
The Dirty Dozen - Lee Marvin portrays tough-as-nails Major John Reisman, assigned to command a squad of misfits on a suicide mission against Nazi brass on the eve of D-Day in occupied France. With no other chance for redemption, this group of convicts, psychos, lunkheads and losers will earn their freedom -- IF they can survive.
Grand Prix was shot in stunning locations throughout France, Italy, Monaco, England and Belgium at a series of races, winding up at the British Grand Prix, where glory awaits one champion and tragedy another. The film also offers a rare glimpse inside the Ferrari factory in Maranello, Italy.
Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines - Arnold Schwarzenegger dons his trademark shades and leather jacket to return as a time-traveling T-101 Terminator in this smash hit directed by Jonathan Mostow. He's back to protect youthful Earth Resistance leader John Connor (Nick Stahl) and an unsuspecting veterinarian (Claire Danes) who's stunned to learn her destiny is linked with Connor.
The Adventures of Robin Hood - This lavish, fast-paced version of the Robin Hood legend won three Academy Awards® (Best Film Editing, Interior Decoration and Original Score). Doing many stunts himself, Errol Flynn is at his athletic, romantic best in a role originally intended for James Cagney. Olivia de Havilland (Maid Marian), as well as consummate screen villains Basil Rathbone and Claude Rains round out the all-star cast.