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"Blind Side" DVD/BD Release Set

By admin Published: February 4, 2010

The Sandra Bullock film will hit store shelves on March 23, a couple of weeks after the Oscars, where Bullock is expected to pick up her first statuette. Full announcement, with extras details, after the jump.

Based on the extraordinary true story, The Blind Side arrives on Blu-ray and DVD Combo Pack March 23rd from Warner Home Video. Sandra Bullock stars in this heartwarming real life account of All-American football star Michael Oher.

Teenager Michael Oher is living on his own when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy. Learning that the young man is one of her daughter's classmates, Leigh Anne invites him to stay at the Tuohy home for the night. What starts out as a gesture of kindness turns into something more as Michael becomes part of the Tuohy family despite the differences in their backgrounds. And as the family helps Michael fulfill his potential both on and off the football field, Michael leads them to some insightful self-discoveries.

From director, John Lee Hancock (The Rookie), The Blind Side stars Sandra Bullock (The Proposal, Miss Congeniality, Two Weeks Notice, Speed) in a Golden Globe™ nominated performance, Tim McGraw (Four Christmases, Friday Night Lights), Jae Head (Hancock), Academy Award® winner Kathy Bates (Revolutionary Road, About Schmidt, Primary Colors, Dolores Claiborne) and Quintin Aaron as Michael Oher.

The Blind Side is the proud recipient of two Academy Award™ nominations this year including Best Picture and Best Actress (Sandra Bullock) and took home a Golden Globe™ award for Best Actress in a Drama (Sandra Bullock). The Blind Side also received a Critics’ Choice Award for Best Actress (Sandra Bullock) and nomination for Best Young Actor/Actress (Jae Head) in addition to a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role (Sandra Bullock).

The Blind Side will be available on Blu-ray Combo Pack for $35.99 and on single disc DVD for $28.98.

On March 23, The Blind Side will also be available ON DEMAND through Digital Cable, Satellite TV, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 game consoles and can be downloaded for rental or purchase on iTunes and Amazon Video On Demand.

SYNOPSIS

Teenager Michael Oher (Quinton Aaron) is surviving on his own, virtually homeless, when he is spotted on the street by Leigh Anne Tuohy (Sandra Bullock). Learning that the young man is one of her daughter's classmates, Leigh Anne insists that Michael--wearing shorts and a t-shirt in the dead of winter--come out of the cold. Without a moment's hesitation, she invites him to stay at the Tuohy home for the night. What starts out as a gesture of kindness turns into something more as Michael becomes part of the Tuohy family despite the differences in their backgrounds.

Living in his new environment, the teen faces a completely different set of challenges to overcome. And as the family helps Michael fulfill his potential, both on and off the football field, Michael's presence in the Tuohys' lives leads them to some insightful self-discoveries of their own.

DVD ELEMENTS

The Blind Side Blu-ray Combo Pack contains the following special features:
· Feature Film - Blu-ray, DVD and Digital Copy

· Acting Coaches: Behind the Blind Side

· The Story of Big Quinton

· Sidelines: Conversations on the Blind Side – Sandra Bullock and Leigh Anne Tuohy

· Sidelines: Conversations on the Blind Side – John Lee Hancock and Athor Michael Lewis

· Exclusive Michael Oher interview

· Deleted scenes

The Blind Side DVD contains the following special features:

· Deleted scenes
BASICS

PRODUCT SRP

Single disc Amaray (WS/FS) $ 28.98

Blu-ray disc $ 35.99

Standard Street Date: March 23, 2010

Languages: English

Running Time: 126 minutes

Rating: PG-13 (for one scene involving brief violence, drug and sexual

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