Blu-ray, DVD Release: Warm Bodies

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 4, 2013
Price: DVD $29.95, Blu-ray $39.99
Studio: Summit/Lionsgate


Warm BodiesWarm Bodies is a twist on the usual romantic comedy, with zombies added into the mix.

Based on the novel by Issac Marion, the movie stars Nicholas Hoult (Jack the Giant Slayer) as R, a zombie who rescues human survivor Julie (Teresa Palmer, I Am Number Four) from an attack by other zombies. The two form a bond in their struggle for survival, while R becomes increasingly more human and starts a chain of events that begins to transform the other zombies.

Jonathan Levine (50/50) wrote and directed the PG-13 movie, which also stars Rob Corddry (Hot Tub Time Machine) and John Malkovich (Red).

Critics loved Warm Bodies, giving it an 80% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes. Moviegoers felt the same, and the film earned $66 million at the box office.

The Blu-ray and DVD come with plenty of special features:

  • featurette “Boy Meets, ER, Doesn’t Eat Girl”
  • “R&J”
  • “A Little Less Dead”
  • “Extreme Zombie Make-Over!”
  • “Busin’ Caps”
  • “Beware of the Boneys”
  • “Whimsical Sweetness: Teresa Palmer’s Warm Bodies Home Movies”
  • “Zombie Acting Tips With Rob Corddry”
  • audio commentary with writer/director Levine and actors Hoult and Palmer
  • deleted scenes with optional commentary with Levine
  • “Shrug and Groan” gag reel
  • digital copy and instant streaming through UltraVolet.

 

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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.