From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: My All American

UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT AND AVIRON PICTURES KICK OFF DOMESTIC DISTRIBUTION ALLIANCE WITH THE RELEASE OF

MY ALL AMERICAN

AARON ECKHART AND FINN WITTROCK STAR IN THE INSPIRING TRUE STORY FROM THE ACCLAIMED WRITER OF "HOOSIERS" AND "RUDY"

AVAILABLE ON DIGITAL HD, BLU-RAY™ AND DVD ON FEBRUARY 23, 2016 FROM UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT

Jan 07, 2016, 09:00 ET from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Pictures Home Entertainment has partnered with Aviron Pictures for the marketing, sales and distribution of its Blu-ray, DVD, Electronic Sell-Through and Video-on-Demand releases of its theatrical films across the U.S and Canada. The first release under the home entertainment pact with Universal will be My All American, coming to Digital HD, Blu-raycombo pack, DVD and On Demand on February 23, 2016.

Directed by acclaimed screenwriter Angelo Pizzo (Hoosiers, Rudy), My All American is an inspiring tribute to a real-life triumph of the human spirit, packed with skin-of-the-teeth victories and losses, unforgettable characters and heartfelt traditional values. An uplifting and exhilarating tale of personal determination and team spirit, My All American on Blu-raycombo pack and DVD also comes with a pair of revealing behind-the-scenes peeks at a movie that will inspire and entertain the entire family.

An unlikely football hero faces unexpected challenges with grit and grace in My All American, the true story of Freddie Steinmark. Although deemed too small as an athlete, Freddie (Finn WittrockThe Big Short, "American Horror Story") dreams of playing football and brings a fight to the game that is noticed by legendary coach Darrell Royal (Aaron EckhartThe Dark Knight, Olympus Has Fallen), leading to a scholarship to play college football. With dedication and grueling practices, a victorious season is within reach, but Freddie then receives a shocking diagnosis and discovers what it truly means to have the heart of a champion.

BLU-RAY AND DVD BONUS FEATURES:

  • Spirit of Freddie Steinmark – Learn how the story of the true life hero who inspired the film was brought to the big screen.
  • A Look Inside – A behind the scenes look at the film featuring interviews with Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, and writer/director Angelo Pizzo.

The film will be available on Blu-ray with DIGITAL HD and UltraViolet and DVD

  • Blu-ray unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD, exclusive extras and theater-quality surround sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet lets fans watch movies anywhere on their favorite devices. Users can instantly stream or download.

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FILMMAKERS:
Cast: Aaron Eckhart, Finn Wittrock, Robin Tunney, Sarah Bolger
Directed By: Angelo Pizzo
Written By: Angelo Pizzo
Based on the Book By: Jim Dent
Produced By: Paul Schiff
Executive Produced By: Ben "Bud" Brigham, Rusty Walter, Paula Walter, Tony Jones, Carl Mazzocone, Michael Beugg
Director of Photography: Frank G. DeMarco
Production Designer: Bruce Curtis
Edited By: Dan Zimmerman
Composer: John Paesano
Costume Designer: Kari Perkins

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY:
Street Date: February 23, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 91174737
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG for thematic elements, language and brief partial nudity
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Subtitles 
Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:
Street Date: February 23, 2016
Copyright: 2016 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
Selection Number: 91174738
Layers: Dual
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG for thematic elements, language and brief partial nudity
Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish Subtitles 
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1
Run Time: 1 hour, 59 minutes

About Universal Pictures Home Entertainment
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