'Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition' Dated and Detailed for Blu-ray

Posted Wed Jun 6, 2012 at 10:00 AM PDT by

The 1997 Academy Award winning drama is getting a double dip on Blu-ray this August.

In an early announcement to retailers, Lionsgate has just revealed 'Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition' is coming to Blu-ray on August 21.

One of the most unforgettable films of the 1990s, 'Good Will Hunting' tells the inspirational story of a headstrong, working-class genius and his psychologist and took home two Academy Awards® in 1997 - Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Robin Williams; Best Original Screenplay for co-stars Matt Damon and Ben Affleck - and was nominated for seven others, including a Best Actor nod for Damon and a Best Supporting Actress nod for Minnie Driver. Launching the careers of Damon ('The Bourne Identity,' 'Ocean's Eleven') and Affleck ('Shakespeare In Love,' 'The Town'), who co-wrote and starred in the film.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Audio commentary with director Gus Van Sant and writers/stars Ben Affleck & Matt Damon; Behind-the-scenes footage; Production featurette; Deleted scenes with optional audio commentaries; 1998 Academy Awards Best Picture montage; "Miss Misery" music video by Elliott Smith; Theatrical trailer; The Era of Good Will Hunting; Cast and crew spotlight; Academy Awards: A Winning Season; Life Goes On; and two new items: Four-part Reflecting On A Journey: Good Will Hunting 15 Years Later featurette including interviews with Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Robin Williams, Gus Van Sant, Chris Moore, and Kevin Smith; and Matt Damon Remembers Good Will Hunting interview session.

Suggested list price for the Blu-ray is $14.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under August 21.

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Good Will Hunting: 15th Anniversary Edition (Blu-ray)
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