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#1 of 1 Ronald Epstein

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Posted April 19 2010 - 05:25 AM

 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Presents


Starring Oscar® Nominee Samuel L. Jackson

With Carrie-Anne Moss, Michael Sheen, Brandon Routh & Benito Martinez


Available on Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD June 15th

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Culver City, Calif (April 19, 2010) – Audiences will confront the unimaginable when Sony Pictures Home Entertainment unleashes the action-packed espionage thriller Unthinkable on Blu-ray and DVD this June 15, 2010 ($30.95 Blu-ray and $24.96 DVD).   Samuel L. Jackson (Oscar® nominee for Best Actor in a Supporting Role, Pulp Fiction, 1995) leads an all star cast including Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix trilogy), Michael Sheen (Underworld films, New MoonAlice in Wonderland), Brandon Routh (Superman Returns), and Benito Martinez (Million Dollar Baby) in this high-stakes suspense-thriller where error is not an option and time is of the essence.   

When the FBI apprehends Mr. Younger, (Sheen), an American Muslim and suspected terrorist, they enlist the help of an expert black-ops interrogator referred to only as “H” (Jackson). “H” is a top-notch interrogator whose sole purpose is to safeguard the United States from terrorist threats. “H” has two days to get Younger to disclose the whereabouts of three nuclear bombs he claims to have planted in three major American cities. The clock is ticking.

Blu-ray special features allow audiences to delve further into the Unthinkable as they uncover intricate details via movieIQ™+sync, a BD-Live™ enabled feature which connects to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie. Included on both Blu-ray and DVD are director commentary and an alternate, extended ending. 

Directed by Gregor Jordan (Buffalo Soldiers) and written by Peter Woodward, this film showcases a richly talented cast that includes Michael Sheen (Frost/Nixon, The Queen), Carrie-Anne Moss (The Matrix trilogy, Disturbia), Stephen Root (TV’s “True Blood,” The Men Who Stare at Goats),  Brandon Routh (Superman Returns), Benito Martinez (Million Dollar Baby, TV’s “The Shield”), Martin Donovan (Saved!, The Haunting in Connecticut) and Gil Bellows (The Shawshank Redemption).

Unthinkable Synopsis:  

The most suspenseful thriller of the year explores just how far we will go to protect ourselves and our country. When a nuclear expert-turned-extremist (Michael Sheen, "Underworld") plants devices in three separate cities, the country's counter-terrorism force springs into action and captures him. But the location of his bombs remains a mystery. With time running out, FBI agent Helen Brody (Carrie-Anne Moss, "Disturbia") agrees to work alongside a mysterious interrogator known only as "H" (Samuel L. Jackson, "Lakeview Terrace), whose ruthless methods get results. But a power struggle develops between Brody, "H' and the terrorist, and what happens next is unbelievable and -ultimately-Unthinkable!

DVD Special Features

·         Director Commentary

·         Version of the film with extended ending

Blu-ray Exclusive Special Features

·         movieIQ™+sync: Use your laptop or mobile device to access real-time information on the cast, trivia and more while watching the movie


Unthinkable has a run time of 97 minutes and is rated R for strong bloody violence, torture and language.


Artwork and digital clips are available for download at www.sphepublicity.com.  Visit Sony Pictures Home Entertainment on the Web at www.SonyPictures.com.


DVD Catalog #: 35069

DVD UPC Code: 0-43396-350694

DVD SLP: $24.96

BD Catalog #: 35257

BD UPC Code: 0-43396-352575

BD SLP: $30.95


The Blu-ray Disc version of Unthinkable BD-Live enabled, allowing users to get connected and go beyond the discs via an Internet-connected Blu-ray player.  BD-Live provides the opportunity to view exclusive content, register for Blu-ray Club rewards, provide feedback through our survey and experience interactive special features. The Sony Pictures Blu-ray Club rewards consumers in the U.S. for purchasing and registering BD-Live enabled Sony Blu-ray movies.  Members can redeem accumulated points for cool Sony products, plus enter to win cash and prizes in daily sweepstakes and more.  For details visit www.sonyrewards.com/bluray.

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