'American Beauty' Blu-ray Officially Announced

Posted Mon Jul 12, 2010 at 11:00 AM PDT by

The five time Oscar winner will be released on Blu-ray in September as part of Paramount's Sapphire Series.

Paramount is preparing to release Sam Mendes' 'American Beauty' starring Kevin Spacey, Annette Bening, and Thora Birch on Blu-ray on September 21.

As previously reported, the title showed up on the Canadian branch of Amazon a few weeks ago, but there has been no official U.S. release confirmation until now.

The Blu-ray will feature 1080p video, a DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 soundtrack, and supplements include: Commentary with director Sam Mendes and screenwriter Alan Ball; American Beauty – Look Closer...; Storyboard presentation with Sam Mendes and director of photography Conrad L. Hall; and two theatrical trailers.

Suggested retail price for the Blu-ray is $29.99.

You can find the latest specs for 'American Beauty' linked from our Blu-ray Release Schedule, where it's indexed under September 21.

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American Beauty (Blu-ray)
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