Inspired by a remarkable moment in history when the world came together for one common cause, Big Miracle tells the amazing tale of the true events that transpired when a family of whales became trapped beneath the deadly Arctic Circle ice. Directed by Ken Kwapis (He’s Just Not That Into You, The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants) and starring Golden Globe® winner Drew Barrymore (50 First Dates, He’s Just Not That Into You) and John Krasinski (“The Office,” It’s Complicated), Big Miracle is available on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, and On Demand on June 19, 2012 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.
BLU-RAY AND DVD BONUS FEATURES:
• DELETED SCENES WITH INTRODUCTIONS BY DIRECTOR KEN KWAPIS
• TRUTH IS STRANGER THAN FICTION: A look at the true stories that inspired the film – including interviews from the cast and crew, along with those who were there and experienced the rescue as it unfolded.
• FEATURE COMMENTARY WITH DIRECTOR KEN KWAPIS
BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound.
• A “BIG MIRACLE” IN ALASKA: Join the stellar cast in a behind-the-scenes featurette where they take viewers on a journey through everything from set design to the challenges and joys of shooting in Alaska.
• UltraViolet™: The revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows, put them in the cloud and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smart phones, currently available in the United States only.
BLU-RAY EXCLUSIVE BONUS FEATURES CONTINUED:
• Digital Copy: Viewers can redeem a digital version of the full-length movie from a choice of retail partners to watch on an array of electronic and portable devices
• BD-LIVE™: Access the BD-Live™ Center through your Internet-connected player to watch the latest trailers and more!
• pocket BLU™ app: The groundbreaking pocket BLU™ app uses iPad®, iPhone®, iPod® touch, Android™, PC and Mac® to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-ray™ player. Plus iPad® and Android™ tablet owners can enjoy a new, enhanced edition of pocket BLU™ made especially to take advantage of the tablets’ larger screen and high resolution display. Consumers will be able to browse through a library of Blu-ray™ content and watch entertaining extras on-the-go in a way that’s bigger and better than ever before. pocket BLU™ offers advanced features such as:
o 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.
o VIDEO TIMELINE: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the film.
o MOBILE-TO-GO: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content with their Blu-ray™ discs to save to their device or to stream from anywhere there is a Wi-Fi network, enabling them to enjoy content on the go, anytime, anywhere.
o BROWSE TITLES: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLU™-enabled titles available and coming to Bluray ™ Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available to unlock on their device.
o KEYBOARD: Entering data is fast and easy with your device’s intuitive keyboard.
• uHEAR™: Never miss another line of dialogue with this innovative feature that instantly skips back a few seconds on your Blu-ray™ disc and turns on the subtitles to highlight what you missed.