New Release: How Do You Know DVD and Blu-ray

How Do You Know movie sceneAnother romantic comedy from James L. Brooks, who also brought us Spanglish, As Good As It Gets and Broadcast News, How Do You Know arrived on DVD and Blu-ray on March 22, 2011, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.

The movie’s cast is fully familiar with the genre: Reese Witherspoon of Pleasantville, Owen Wilson of Wedding Crashers, Paul Rudd of Dinner for Schmucks and As Good As It Gets Oscar winner Jack Nicholson.

In the film, Witherspoon plays Lisa, a softball player who evaluates her life after she’s cut from the USA team. She finds herself in a love triangle with a playboy baseball player (Wilson) and a corporate guy (Rudd) in crisis with his father (Nicholson) and the law.

Rated PG-13, How Do You Know grossed $30.2 million in theaters. The DVD was priced at $28.95 and the Blu-ray at $34.95.

Sony put a bunch of special features on the movie’s discs. On DVD:

  • commentary with the filmmakers
  • select scenes commentary with Brooks and Wilson
  • deleted scenes commentary with Brooks
  • blooper reel
  • “Extra Innings”

The Blu-ray has those plus:

  • interactive script gallery
  • commentary with Brooks
  • “The George.”
  • and featurette “A Conversation With James L. Brooks and Hans Zimmer,” who composed the film’s score.

Here’s the movie’s trailer:


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About S. Clark

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.