Blu-ray, DVD Release: Gone (2012)

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: May 29, 2012
Price: DVD $26.99, Blu-ray $30.49
Studio: Summit Entertainment


GoneThe thriller Gone got poor reviews from critics, but the 2012 movie has some star power in Amanda Seyfried (In Time), Jennifer Carpenter (TV’s Dexter) and Wes Bentley (American Beauty).

The film follows Seyfried’s Jill, who was kidnapped two years earlier by a serial killer. Now her sister has gone missing and Jill believes the serial killer has returned. Unfortunately, no one else believes her, so she’s on the hunt for him by herself.

Heitor Dhalia (Adrift) directed the PG-13 film, which grossed a low $11.7 million. However, considering the movie’s budget was only $5 million, it was a financial success.

Critics warned against the movie. Rolling Stone‘s Peter Travers said, “It lies there flapping like a dying fish. Skip it,” and Eric D. Snider of Film.com said, “No money should ever change hands in any Gone-related interaction, unless it is because you are buying matches and gasoline to set all the copies of it on fire.” Ouch!

On DVD and Blu-ray, you can be the judge.

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.