New Release: Dexter Season 5 Blu-ray and DVD

Dexter: The Fifth Season scene

Michael C. Hall and Julia Stiles kill some time in Dexter.

Showtime’s acclaimed serial killer television series Dexter: The Fifth Season arrived on Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 16, 2011, courtesy of Paramount Home Entertainment.

The four-disc DVD set carried the suggested retail price of $49.99, while the three-disc Blu-ray set has a list price of $67.99.

Starring Golden Globe winner Michael C. Hall (Gamer) as the titular slayer, season five of the drama-thriller finds Dexter going from happily married husband to guilt-ridden single dad as he struggles to atone for the death of his wife. But when his dark secret is discovered by a woman named Lumen (Julia Stiles, The Bourne Ultimatum) who’s seeking revenge against those who brutalized her, he finds a kindred spirit who may finally save — or destroy — him.

Joining the cast for the TV show’s fifth season along with Stiles are Peter Weller (Robocop) and Jonny Lee Miller (Trainspotting), among others.

Bpecial features on the Blu-ray and DVD include the following:

  • interviews (via E-Bridge Technology on DVD; via BD-Live on Blu-ray):
    • Michael C. Hall
    • Julia Stiles
    • Jennifer Carpenter
    • C.S. Lee
    • Lauren Velez
    • James Remar
    • Desmond Harrington
    • David Zayas
    • Chip Johannessen
  • “Reflecting on Season Five: Julia Stiles” (via E-Bridge Technology on DVD; via BD-Live on Blu-ray)
  • “The Borgias” Episodes 1 and 2 (via BD-Live on Blu-ray)
  • “Episodes” Episodes 1 and 2 (via BD-Live on Blu-ray)
  • “Californication” Season 4, Episodes 1 and 2 (via E-Bridge Technology on DVD only)


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