The Martian Blu-Ray Gets Detailed and Dated

There’s no doubt about how much I loved The Martian.  When i reviewed it’s release in theaters, I gave it a rare perfect score (something I have a hard time doing).  As such, I’m pretty excited to bring you the information on it’s blu-ray release.  It’ll be hitting stores on January 12th, but if you can’t wait that long, you can snag it digitally on December 22nd.  Check out more details below: 


Now everyone can “Bring Him Home” with the highly anticipated release of the stellar movie event of the year. Buckle up and brace for the thrilling journey that is Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment’s THE MARTIAN, arriving on Digital HD December 22 and 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray & DVD Jan.12, 2016. 

From legendary director Ridley Scott (Alien, Prometheus) comes a gripping tale of human strength and the will to survive. During a mission to Mars, American astronaut Mark Watney (played by Academy Award winner Matt Damon) is presumed dead and left behind. But Watney is still alive. Against all odds, he must find a way to contact Earth in the hope that scientists can devise a rescue plan to bring him home. Based on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, THE MARTIAN provides a realistic glimpse into life in outer-space that will have you on the edge of your seat! In addition to wowing audiences around the world, the film is one of best reviewed of the year and has been named one of the best movies of the year by such groups as National Board of Review, which also awarded top honors to Ridley Scott for Best Director, Matt Damon for Best Actor and Drew Goddard for Best Adapted Screenplay. 

The 3D Blu-ray, Blu-ray and Digital HD release will have more than 90 minutes of special features including an exclusive newly produced in-world retrospective starring Jeff Daniels, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Sean Bean covering the “true” story behind the daring rescue seven years after the events of the film occurred. The Martian also includes two making of documentaries, a gag reel and more. Now you can become part of the universal phenomenon that has taken the galaxy by storm in the comfort of your own home.


Signal Acquired: Writing and Direction

Learn how the producers brought an acclaimed novel, a master director and a stellar cast together for THE MARTIAN. 

Occupy Mars: Casting and Costumes

Matt Damon and his ensemble of incredibly talented actors discuss their roles in THE MARTIAN.

5 Theatrical In-World Pieces

Ares III: Farewell

The Right Stuff

Ares: Our Greatest Adventure

Leave Your Mark

Bring Him Home

Ares III: Refocused

Seven years after the events of Ares 3, take a deeper look at the true story behind Mark Watney’s daring rescue

Gag Reel

Production Gallery 

Will you be picking up The Martian next month


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