True Grit Starring Academy Award® Winners* Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon Star With Academy Award Nominees** Hailee Steinfeld and Josh Brolin Saddles up in a Blu-ray™/DVD Combo With Digital Copy June 7, 2011

The Coen Brothers' Sensational Story of Vengeance and Retribution Is Packed With Over an Hour of Special Features

'A triumph.' -USA Today

'Great filmmaking. Great acting. Great movie.' -Rolling Stone

Mar 09, 2011, 12:57 ET from Paramount Home Entertainment

HOLLYWOOD, Calif., March 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- "A great film that will stand the test of time" (Film.com), Academy Award®-winning directors Joel and Ethan Coen's (No Country For Old Men) "vastly entertaining" (Rolling Stone) and epic tale of frontier justice TRUE GRIT debuts in a Blu-ray™/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy and on standard DVD June 7, 2011 from Paramount Home Entertainment.  The gritty and memorable film has been embraced by audiences and critics alike, earning over $165 million at the U.S. box office, nominated for 10 Academy Awards and named by more than 75 reviewers as one of the top 10 films of the year.  Jeff Bridges stars as Rooster Cogburn, an irascible U.S. Marshal hired by a 14-year-old girl (newcomer Hailee Steinfeld) to bring her father's killer (Josh Brolin) to justice.  Matt Damon is an overzealous Texas Ranger who is also tracking the killer, hoping to capture him and bring him to trial for another murder.

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The TRUE GRIT Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack with Digital Copy includes over an hour of extensive behind-the-scenes featurettes exploring the cast and cinematography of the film, the period costumes and guns, a fascinating portrait of the brilliant but reclusive novelist Charles Portis and more.

TRUE GRIT Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack & Standard DVD

The TRUE GRIT Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  The DVD in the Combo Pack is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Surround and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles.  

The Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack contents are as follows:

Blu-ray:

  • Mattie's True Grit
  • From Bustles to Buckskin—Dressing for the 1880s
  • Colts, Winchesters & Remingtons: The Guns of a Post-Civil War Western
  • Re-Creating Fort Smith
  • The Cast
  • Charles Portis—The Greatest Writer You've Never Heard Of...
  • The Cinematography of True Grit
  • Theatrical Trailer

DVD:

  • Feature Film
  • Digital Copy

The standard DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 televisions with English 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with French, English and Spanish subtitles.  

The single disc DVD includes the following:

  • Hailee's True Grit
  • From Bustles to Buckskin—Dressing for the 1880s
  • Re-Creating Fort Smith
  • The Cast

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TRUE GRIT

Street Date:  

June 7, 2011

Pricing:

$19.99 U.S. (DVD)

$29.99 U.S. (Blu-ray/DVD Combo)

Runtime:

110 minutes

U.S. Rating:

PG-13 for some intense sequences of western violence including disturbing images

Canadian Rating:

14A for violence

* Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role for Crazy Heart, 2010

 Best Writing, Original Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, 1997

**Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for True Grit, 2011

 Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role for Milk, 2008

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