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DreamWorks Press Release: People Like Us (DVD)

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#1 of 1 OFFLINE   Ronald Epstein

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Posted August 27 2012 - 10:40 AM


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“Humane and riveting…One of the year’s very best!”

– Pete Hammond – Boxoffice Magazine


From The Studio That Brought You “The Help,” Comes The Inspirational Story About Family Reconnections And Life’s Changes Starring Chris Pine, Elizabeth Banks, Olivia Wilde and Michelle Pfeiffer


Releases on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital & On Demand October 2


BURBANK, California, August 27, 2012— From the studio that brought you the award-winning blockbuster “The Help,” comes an emotional and inspirational story about a young man’s journey of self discovery as he connects with a family he barely knows.  Starring Chris Pine (Star Trek), Elizabeth Banks (Hunger Games), Olivia Wilde (Tron) and Michelle Pfeiffer (Dark Shadows), DreamWorks Pictures releases “People Like Us” - a must-own, heartfelt and relatable story - on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD, Digital and On-Demand on October 2, 2012.


“Charming, funny…and heartfelt”

– Scott Mantz,Access Hollywood


Inspired by true life events, the “People Like Us” Blu-ray Combo Pack comes complete with bonus material that delves deeper into the story that inspired the making of thisgreat film. These extras include audio commentary with filmmakers and talent, an extended scene of L.A.’s popular Henry Taco Stand featured in the film, deleted scenes and bloopers.


People Like Us” is directed/produced by Alex Kurtzman (Cowboys & Aliens, The Proposal, Star Trek, TV’s “Hawaii Five-O”), written by Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci (Transformers, Star Trek, Cowboys & Aliens) and Jody Lambert (her first writing debut) and composed by award-winning composer A.R. Rahman (127 Hours, Slumdog Millionaire). Chris Pine, who plays Sam, is a twenty-something, fast-talking salesman whose latest deal collapses the day he learns his father has suddenly died. Against his wishes, Sam is called home to put his father’s estate in order and reconnect with his estranged family. While there, he uncovers a startling secret that turns his entire world upside down — he has a 30-year-old sister (Banks) he never knew existed. 


PEOPLE LIKE US will be available to own and for in-home viewing as follows:




Blu-ray Combo Pack:

·       Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Alex Kurtzman and Actors Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks

·       Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Alex Kurtzman and Actress Michelle Pfeiffer

·       Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Alex Kurtzman and Writers Roberto Orci and Jody Lambert

·       Number One with a Bullet: The Story Behind “People Like Us”

·       Taco Talk: Extended Henry’s Taco Scene

·       Deleted Scenes

·       Bloopers


·       Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Alex Kurtzman and Actors Chris Pine and Elizabeth Banks

·       Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Alex Kurtzman and Actress Michelle Pfeiffer


·       Number One with a Bullet: The Story Behind “People Like Us”

·       Taco Talk: Extended Henry’s Taco Scene

·       Deleted Scenes

·       Bloopers


·       No bonus available





STREET DATE: October 2, 2012

Direct Pre-Book: August 7, 2012

Distributor Pre-book: August 21, 2012

Release Formats & Suggested Retail Pricing: 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack=$39.99 U.S./$46.99 Canada

1-Disc DVD=$29.99 U.S. / $35.99 Canada

High Definition Digital= $19.50 U.S. / $23.50 Canada

Standard Definition Digital= $15.50 U.S. / $19.00 Canada

On-Demand= Check with your television provider or favorite digital retailer for pricing

Feature Run Time: Approximately 113 minutes

Ratings: U.S.: PG-13 / Canada: PG (bonus not rated)

Aspect Ratio: 2:35:1

Audio: 5.1 Dolby Digital

Languages: English

Subtitles: Spanish & French







Those who would like to stay connected with PEOPLE LIKE US home entertainment release are encouraged to:


·      “Like” the Facebook page at http://www.Facebook.com/PeopleLikeUs

·      Follow us on Twitter at @PplLikeUsMovie

·      Visit the website at http://www.ppllikeusmovie.com



About DreamWorks Studios:

DreamWorks Studios is a motion picture company formed in 2009 and led by Steven Spielberg and Stacey Snider in partnership with The Reliance Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group.  The company’s recent releases include “Real Steel,” starring Hugh Jackman and directed by Shawn Levy, Steven Spielberg’s “War Horse,” based on Michael Morpurgo’s award-winning book and was nominated for six Academy Awards including Best Picture, and “The Help,” which resonated with audiences around the country and earned over $200 million at the box office and received four Academy Award nominations with Octavia Spencer winning one for Best Supporting Actress.  Its upcoming releases include Spielberg’s “Lincoln” starring Daniel Day-Lewis.  DreamWorks Studios can be found on Facebook at http://www.facebook....eamWorksStudios and on Twitter at http://twitter.com/dw_studios.


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