Jan. 3, 2013
/PRNewswire/ -- "One of the most memorable movie-going experiences of the year" (
& The Movies"), the "keenly felt, knuckle-biting drama" (
makes its Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand debut on
February 5, 2013
from Paramount Home Media Distribution. Hailed by critics and audiences alike,
is directed by renowned filmmaker
) and stars the incomparable
in a performance that "will be talked about for years" (
) and has earned him Golden Globe
, SAG and Critics' Choice award nominations. Written by
, the film tells the story of Whip Whitaker, a commercial airline pilot who miraculously lands a plummeting airplane during a breathtaking sequence described as "the hairiest, scariest, most realistic, and thrilling plane crash in movie history" (
). But despite his heroics, Whip comes under investigation and begins what may be an even more harrowing personal descent.
also boasts an exceptional supporting cast including
will be available in a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack with UltraViolet™ and compelling special features that take audiences behind-the-scenes to learn about the film's journey to the screen, how the filmmakers created the terrifying plane crash, and more. In addition, the two-disc set includes highlights from a Q&A panel. The film will also be available as a single-disc DVD.
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