Blu-ray, DVD Release: A Dangerous Method

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: March 27, 2012
Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray $35.99
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment


A Dangerous MethodThe acclaimed drama movie A Dangerous Method follows the true story of renowned psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud, his colleague Carl Jung and a disturbed patient who challenged their minds and ethics.

The film packs a punch in front of and behind the camera, directed by David Cronenberg (A History of Violence), written by Academy Award-winning Christopher Hampton (Atonement) and starring Viggo Mortensen (The Road) as Freud, Michael Fassbender (X-Men: First Class) as Jung and Keira Knightley (London Boulevard) as their patient Sabina Spielrein, plus Vincent Cassel (Black Swan).

Based on a book by John Kerr, A Dangerous Method was nominated for a Golden Globe for Mortensen in the Best Supporting Actor category. The film was released in a limited number of theaters, grossing $4.6 million.

Although critics liked the biography movie, rewarding it with a 77% approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes, audiences didn’t show it as much love, giving it only a 56% approval.

The DVD and Blu-ray include these special features:

  • commentary with director Cronenberg
  • featurette “The Making of A Dangerous Method”
  • AFI’s Harold Lloyd Master Seminar with Cronenberg.
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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.