'Benjamin Button' Gets May Blu-ray Date

Posted Thu Mar 19, 2009 at 12:00 PM PDT by Peter Bracke
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button

Paramount Pictures and the Criterion Collection have announced an early-May Blu-ray release date for 'The Curious Case or Benjamin Button.'

Starring Brad Pitt in the strange tale of a man who ages in reverse, 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' enjoyed strong critical notices, earned over a dozen Oscar nominations, and scored a $150 million domestic box office gross.

The worldwide hit will receive its Blu-ray debut on May 5 as a two-disc Criterion release, day-and-date with the standard DVD

Extras on the first disc include a full-length audio commentary with director David Fincher, and on disc two, a four-part documentary chronicling the entire production (presented in HD video).

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray has been set at $39.99.

You'll find the latest specs for 'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under May 5.

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