Academy Award(R) Nominee Jude Law and Academy Award(R) Winner Forrest Whitaker Star in the Futuristic Action-Thriller Repo Men


'An ultra-cool action thriller!' Shawn Edwards, WDAF-TV (Fox) Kansas City

Jun 01, 2010, 08:30 ET from Universal Studios Home Entertainment

UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif., June 1 /PRNewswire/ --

OVERVIEW:  Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes, A.I: Artificial Intelligence) and Forrest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Vantage Point) star in Repo Men, a futuristic, adrenalized action-thriller that arrives on Blu-ray Hi-Def™, DVD and Digital Download on July 27, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.  Set in the near future, Remy (Jude Law) is the best organ repo man in the business, until the day when the hunter becomes the hunted as the former organ repossession man finds himself on the run from his former partner.  Also starring Liev Schreiber (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Omen) and Alice Braga (I Am Legend, Blindness), Repo Men is this year's most original action-extravaganza that you'll want to watch again and again!  Both the Blu-ray™ and DVD release of Repo Men will contain two versions of the movie- the action-packed, never-before-seen unrated director's cut, as well as the theatrical version of the film.

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO Blu-ray™ Hi-Def:  Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect picture and purest digital sound.

  • BD-LIVE™: Access the BD-Live Center through your Internet-connected player to get even more content, watch the latest trailers and more!
    • MY SCENES:  Bookmark your favorite scenes from the movie.
  • pocket BLU™:  USHE's groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhone™, iPod® touch, i-Pad™ Blackberry®, Android™, PC, Mac and other devices to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM  player and offers advanced features such as:
    • Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-ray™ player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-Live™ functions with ease.
    • Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the movie.
    • Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content to enjoy on the go, anytime, anywhere.
    • Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-ray™ Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
    • Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray player with your device's easy and intuitive keyboard.
  • social BLU™: Connect with friends on your favorite social networks to share information about your favorite movies, enjoy Blu-ray™ community features and more!
  • U-Control™: Universal's exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie!


  • DELETED SCENES with optional commentary with Director Miguel Sapochnik and Writers Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner.
  • UNION COMMERCIALS: See the unique Union commercials used in the film in their entirety.
  • INSIDE THE VISUAL EFFECTS: Get an "insider's" look at the unique visual effects used in the film.
  • FEATURE COMMENTARY: Director Miguel Sapochnik and writers Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner offer their insights into the film.

SYNOPSIS:  Remy (Jude Law) and Jake (Forest Whitaker) are best friends and The Union's most dangerous repossession men, reclaiming top-dollar organs when recipients fall behind on their payments. But after an on-the-job accident forces Remy to be outfitted with a top-of-the-line heart replacement, he finds himself in-debt and on-the-run. Now, the hunter becomes the hunted as Jake will stop at nothing to track him down to finish the job.


Street Date: July 27, 2010

Copyright: 2010 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61115107

Running Time: 1 Hour, 53 Minutes (Theatrical)/ 2 Hours (unrated)

Layers: BD-50

Picture Format: Widescreen

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and some sexuality/nudity) (Unrated)

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound:  English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0, French DTS Surround 5.1, Spanish DTS Surround 5.1


Street Date:  July 27, 2010

Copyright:  2010 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61104077

Running time: 1 Hour, 53 Minutes (Theatrical)/ 2 Hours (Unrated)

Layers:  Dual layer

Picture Format: Anamorphic Widescreen

Aspect Ratio:  2.40:1

Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and some sexuality/nudity) (Unrated)

Languages/Subtitles:  English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound:  English Dolby Digital 5.1, English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0, Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 and French Dolby Digital 5.1


Cast: Jude Law, Forest Whitaker, Liev Schreiber, Alice Braga

Directed By: Miguel Sapochnik

Written By: Eric Garcia, Garrett Lerner

Executive Producers: Miguel Sapochnik, Jonathan Mone, Mike Drake, Valerie Dean, Andrew Z. Davis

Produced By: Scott Stuber

Director of Photography: Enrique Chediak

Production Designer: David Sanderfur

Editor: Richard Francis-Bruce ACE

Costume Design By: Caroline Harris

Music By: Marco Beltrami

Casting By: Mindy Marin

For artwork, please log on to our website at

Universal Studios Home Entertainment is a unit of Universal Pictures, a division of Universal Studios ( Universal Studios is a part of NBC Universal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Formed in May 2004 through the combining of NBC and Vivendi Universal Entertainment, NBC Universal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBC Universal is 80%-owned by General Electric, with 20% owned by Vivendi.  

CONTACTS: Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Evan Fong

Vice President, Publicity

(818) 777-5540

SOURCE Universal Studios Home Entertainment