From Universal Studios Home Entertainment: Oblivion

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OBLIVION

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A MUST-SEE IN HI-DEF AVAILABLE AUGUST 6, 2013 ON BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK WITH DVD & DIGITAL INCLUDING ULTRAVIOLET™

"A MIND-BLOWING EPIC" - SCOTT MANTZ, ACCESS HOLLYWOOD

Jun 04, 2013, 09:00 ET from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On a desolate, nearly ruined future Earth, Tom Cruise (Mission Impossible Franchise) and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman (The Dark Knight Rises, Wanted) star in the ground-breaking cinematic event Oblivion, a visually stunning, post-Apocalyptic thriller. A glimpse of a perilous future from visionary filmmaker Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy) and the producers of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, Oblivion is "unlike anything you've ever seen" (Moviefanatic's Joel Amos), as one man confronts his mysterious past in a journey of redemption and discovery.

Based on Kosinski's acclaimed graphic novel, the film also stars Olga Kurylenko (Quantum of Solace, Seven Psychopaths), Andrea Riseborough (W.E., Happy-Go-Lucky), Nikolaj Coster-Waldau (Mama, "Game of Thrones") and Oscar®-winner Melissa Leo (The Fighter, Frozen River). Oblivion will be available on Digital July 23, 2013 as well as Blu-rayCombo Pack with DVD, Digital including UltraViolet™,  and On Demand on August 6, 2013, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

It is 2077 and Earth has been decimated. Jack Harper (Tom Cruise) is a drone repairman on the evacuated planet, working with his partner Vika (Andrea Riseborough) to salvage vital resources. As their assignment approaches its final days, Jack rescues a beautiful stranger (Olga Kurylenko) from a downed spacecraft, triggering a chain of events that forces him to question everything he thought he knew and leaves humanity's fate in his hand. Intense, spectacular, and exciting (Scott Mantz, Access Hollywood), Oblivion combines a taut and original story with mind-bending special effects for an epic adventure that shouldn't be missed. 

The Blu-rayCombo Pack allows fans to view Oblivion anytime, anywhere on the platform of their choice. It includes a Blu-ray™ disc, a DVD, and Digital including UltraViolet™ for the ultimate, complete viewing experience.

  • Blu-raydisc unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring perfect hi-def picture and hi-def sound.
  • DVD offers the flexibility and convenience of playing movies in more places, both at home and away.
  • UltraVioletis a revolutionary new way for fans to collect their movies and TV shows in the cloud. UltraViolet lets consumers instantly stream and download to tablets, smartphones, computers and TVs, including iPad®, iPhone®, Android and more.  
  • Also includes Digital Copy.

Bonus Features on Blu-rayTM and DVD

  • Feature Commentary with Tom Cruise and director Joseph Kosinski
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Promise of a New World: The Making of Oblivion—A comprehensive and thought-provoking multi-part feature covering the making of Oblivion, including:
    • Destiny – Looks inside the conceptualization, development and pre-production of Oblivion and the planning that went into the Herculean task of shooting the epic film.
    • Voyage – Follows the creation of the amazing Bubble Ship from its early design conception to its journey around the world. (Blu-ray exclusive)
    • Combat – Explores the film's ground-breaking action and death-defying stunts, all performed by one of the most popular movie stars in the world. (Blu-ray exclusive)
    • Illusion – Focuses on the film's post-production and dazzling visual effects.  
    • Harmony – Delves into the innovative musical world of M83.
  • M83 Isolated Score—Watch the entire film accompanied by the evocative music track.  

SYNOPSIS:

This groundbreaking cinematic event stars Tom Cruise as Jack Harper, the lone security repairman stationed on a desolate, nearly-ruined future Earth. When he rescues a beautiful stranger from a downed spacecraft, her arrival triggers a nonstop chain of events that forces him to question everything he knows, and leaves humanity's fate in his hands. Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman joins Cruise in this "visually stunning" (Pete Hammond, MOVIELINE,) explosive story from the director of TRON: Legacy and the producer of Rise of the Planet of the Apes.

CAST AND FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Andrea Riseborough, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Melissa Leo
Directed by: Joseph Kosinski
Based on the Graphic Novel by: Joseph Kosinski
Screenplay by:  Karl Gajdusek, Michael deBruyn
Executive Producers: Jesse Berger, Dave Morrison
Producers: Peter Chernin, Dylan Clark, Barry Levine, Duncan Henderson
Director of Photography: Claudio Miranda
Production Designer: Darren Gilford
Editor: Richard Francis-Bruce
Costume Designer: Marlene Stewart
Music by: M83

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - BLU-RAY

Street Date: August 6, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61125006 (U.S.), 61125650 (CDN)
Running Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Layers: BD-50
Aspect Ratio: Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity
Technical Info: DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, DVS - 2.0 Dolby Digital DTS (English); Digital Surround 5.1 (Spanish and French)
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

TECHNICAL INFORMATION - DVD

Street Date: August 6, 2013
Copyright: 2013 Universal Studios. All Rights Reserved.
Selection Numbers: 61123150 (U.S.), 61125649 (CDN)
Running Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
Layers: Dual Layer
Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40:1
Rating: PG-13 for sci-fi action violence, brief strong language, and some sensuality/nudity
Technical Info: Dolby Digital 5.1(English); Dolby Digital 5.1 (Spanish)
Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish

The movie's official website is http://www.oblivionmovie.com/

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