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SPHE Press Release: The Tourist (DVD)

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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted January 31 2011 - 06:32 AM

 “A lush and sexy escape.” -Sandie Newton, CBS Dallas

Visually stunning. A fun & engaging thriller.” - Larry King

Johnny Depp and Angelina Jolie Star in the

$205 Million Worldwide Box Office Hit


Extensive Bonus Materials Include Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes,

Outtake Reel and Director’s Commentary

Debuting on Blu-ray, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD March 22


CULVER CITY, CALIF. (January 31, 2011) – Two of Hollywood’s hottest properties, three-time Academy Award® nominee Johnny Depp (Best Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 2003; Finding Neverland, 2004; Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007) and Academy Award®winner Angelina Jolie (Best Supporting Actress, Girl Interrupted, 1999), star in the sexy action-adventure caper The Tourist, debuting on Blu-ray, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD March 22nd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A mysterious woman (Jolie) and a mild mannered American (Depp) become involved in an international web of intrigue, romance and danger in the spectacular city of Venice, Italy. From Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck, the director of the Academy Award® winning film The Lives of Others (Best Foreign Language Film, 2006), the film also stars Paul Bettany (The Da Vinci CodeThe Young Victoria), Timothy Dalton (The Living DaylightsLicense to Kill), Steven Berkoff (A Clockwork Orange), and Rufus Sewell (The Holiday).

The DVD and Blu-ray are loaded with bonus materials, including an outtake reel, director’s commentary and two featurettes: “A Gala Affair” and “Bringing Glamour Back.” Blu-ray exclusive materials include three additional behind-the-scenes featurettes: “Action in Venice,” “Canal Chats,” and “Tourist Destination Travel the Canals of Venice.” The Tourist will be available in the Combo Pack for $38.96 SRP, on Blu-ray for $34.95 SRP and on DVD for $28.95 SRP.


During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank (Johnny Depp) unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise (Angelina Jolie), an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Directed by Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck from a screenplay by Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, and Julian Fellowes. Graham King, Tim Headington, Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, and Jonathan Glickman produced, with Lloyd Phillips, Bahman Naraghi, Olivier Courson, and Ron Halpern acting as executive producers.

DVD and Blu-ray Bonus Features Include:

§  Featurette: “A Gala Affair”

§  Featurette: “Bringing Glamour Back”

§  Alternate Animated Title Sequence

§  Director Commentary

§  Outtake Reel

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features Include:

§  Featurette: “Action in Venice”

§  Featurette: “Canal Chats”

§  Featurette: “Tourist Destination Travel the Canals of Venice”

§  MovieIQ

The Tourist has a runtime of approximately 103 minutes and is rated PG 13 for violence and brief strong language.

“Academy Award®” is the registered trademark and service mark of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.

Combo Pack Catalog # 37748

Combo Pack UPC Code: 0-43396-37748-6

Combo Pack Order Date: 2/17/10

Combo Pack SLP: $38.96


BD Catalog #: 37401

DVD Catalog #: 37404

BD UPC Code: 0-43396-37401-0

DVD UPC Code: 0-43396-37404-1

BD Order Date: 2/17/11

DVD Order Date: 2/17/11

BD SLP: $34.95

DVD SLP: $28.95



Ronald J Epstein
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