New Release: Disney’s Oceans DVD and Blu-ray

Disneynature Oceans movie scene2010 was the year of the ocean with BBC releasing its Oceans documentary on DVD on June 8 and Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment bringing out its own Disneynature Oceans on DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 19.

In a continuation of its philanthropic efforts during the documentary’s premiere in theaters, Disney donated a portion of the disc sales between Oct. 19 and Oct. 25 to The Nature Conservancy through Disney’s Worldwide Conservation Fund. Donations raised during the first week of Oceans‘ theatrical run are helping to conserve more than 35,000 acres of coral reef in The Bahamas, according to Disney. Disneynature and The Nature Conservancy’s “See Oceans, Save Oceans” campaign helps establish new marine protected areas.

Disneynature Oceans Blu-ray boxFor the home market, the film was released as a single DVD and a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack.

Oceans, which grossed $18.9 million in theaters, is narrated by former James Bond Pierce Brosnan (The Thomas Crown Affair, Percy Jackson & the Olympians). Brosnan has long been affiliated with environmental causes, including International Fund for Animal Welfare’s Sales the Whales Again! campaign.

Directed by two-time Oscar-nominee Jacques Perrin and Jacques Cluzaud, the movie explores the creatures that live in the waters that sustain all mankind. Footage includes racing alongside a school of tuna, leaping with dolphins and swimming shoulder-to-fin with whales.

Here’s the documentary’s trailer:

 

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Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.