If you’re looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift for your significant other (or want to get lost in a fantasy world while spending Valentine’s Day alone), look no further than the Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1. Available on February 11th, you can take home the first half of the epic franchise finale which includes bonus features such as Bella and Edward’s Wedding Video, a six-part behind-the-scenes documentary and two fast forward features to get right to your favorite Edward and Jacob scenes.
Directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls), The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 stars Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner. Hit the jump for more on the special edition, including how fans can get themselves a discount.
For the die-hard fans who still have their movie ticket stubs from seeing Breaking Dawn – Part 1 in theaters (or for those who are going to see it again), you can save $5 off of the Blu-ray or $3 off of the DVD by going to this website and following the instructions. Checkout the full press release below for details of what you can expect on the special edition of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1.
THE FOURTH INSTALLMENT IN THE MULTI-BILLION DOLLAR WORLDWIDE FRANCHISE ARRIVES ON TWO-DISC SPECIAL EDITION DVD AND BLU-RAY
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1,AVAILABLE SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
Both DVD and Blu-ray Editions Feature
a Six-Part Behind the Scenes Documentary, Bella & Edward’s Wedding Video and More
LOS ANGELES (January 3, 2012) — One of the most successful films of 2011, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, will be released as a Two-Disc Special Edition DVD and a Special Edition Blu-ray on Saturday, February 11, 2012. This weekend street date allows retailers to host Friday night pre-release parties for eager fans willing to count down to midnight to purchase their copies. Participating stores will be listed at www.breakingdawn-themovie.com.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 is being released more than a month earlier than previous Twilight Saga DVDs to give fans a Valentine’s Day with Edward and Jacob. “We thought the fans would love to spend Valentine’s Day watching Bella & Edward’s wedding and honeymoon. It’s really the most romantic of all the Saga films,” said T.J. Moffett, Summit’s EVP of Home Entertainment Marketing.
Already a worldwide phenomenon, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1, filled with action, suspense and the supernatural, has taken in over $280 million domestically at the box office.
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 Two-Disc Special Edition DVD has a suggested retail price of $30.49, while the Single Disc Blu-ray is set at $33.99. Both editions are packed with bonus features that are sure to please even the most-hard core fans, including two different fast forward features to your favorite Edward and Jacob scenes, Bella and Edward’s Wedding Video, audio commentary with director Bill Condon, and a mesmerizing 6-part “Making Of” documentary that takes you behind the scenes of the most talked about film of 2011.
In the highly anticipated fourth installment of The Twilight Saga, a marriage, honeymoon and the birth of a child bring unforeseen and shocking developments for Bella (Kristen Stewart), Edward (Robert Pattinson) and those they love, including new complications with young werewolf Jacob Black (Taylor Lautner).
SPECIAL FEATURES (2-Disc DVD & Combo SKUs only)
- 6-PART MAKING-OF DOCUMENTARY
- WEDDING VIDEO
- JACOB’S DESTINY
- EDWARD FAST FORWARD and JACOB FAST FORWARD
- AUDIO COMMENTARY by director Bill Condon
DVD & BLU-RAY SPECIFICATIONS
STREET DATE: SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2012
Order Due Date: December 13, 2011
Pre-sell Date: January 3, 2012
Feature Run Time: 117 minutes
MPAA Rating (USA): PG-13
2-Disc Special Edition DVD SRP: $30.49
DVD Cat # / UPC: 66121665 / 025192134548
DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital / Español 5.1 Dolby Digital / DVS 2.0 / Bonus: English 2.0
DVD Subtitles: English SDH & Español Subtitles
DVD Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40
Single Disc Special Edition Blu-ray SRP: $33.99
Blu-ray Cat # / UPC: 66121666 / 025192134555
Blu-ray Audio: English DTS -HD Master Audio 7.1 / Español 5.1 Dolby Digital / DVS 2.0 / Bonus: English 2.0
Blu-ray Subtitles: English SDH & Español
Blu-ray Aspect Ratio: Anamorphic Widescreen 2.40
About Summit Entertainment LLC
Summit Entertainment is a worldwide theatrical motion picture development, financing, production and distribution studio. The studio handles all aspects of marketing and distribution for both its own internally developed motion pictures as well as acquired pictures. Summit Entertainment, LLC also represents international sales for both its own slate and third party product. Summit Entertainment, LLC releases 10 to 12 films on average annually.
If you’re one of the few, lucky souls who remain blissfully unaware of The Twilight Saga, you can get caught up on all of our coverage here. Make sure to check out Matt’s review of Breaking Dawn – Part 1 here; it may surprise you!