Blu-ray, DVD Release: The Company You Keep

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Aug. 13, 2013
Price: DVD $30.99, Blu-ray $35.99
Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment

The Company You KeepDrama movie The Company You Keep has a stellar cast headlined by Robert Redford (The Horse Whisperer), Shia LaBeouf (Lawless) and Susan Sarandon (Thelma & Louise).

Based on the novel by Neil Gordon, the film tells the story of Nick Sloan (aka Jim Grant) former underground militant activist who’s wanted as an accomplice for a bank robbery that turned deadly in the 1970s.

After Nick’s old compatriot is arrested, ambitious young reporter Ben Shepard (LaBeouf) starts digging into Nick’s past. Nick must go on the run, get his daughter to safety and try to clear his name.

The cast of the R-rated movie also includes Nick Nolte (Warrior), Stanley Tucci (Margin Call), Julie Christie (Doctor Zhivago), Chris Cooper (The Company Men), Terrence Howard (Red Tails), Richard Jenkins (Killing Them Softly), Anna Kendrick (Pitch Perfect) and Sam Elliott (The Big Lebowski). And Redford directed the film.

The Company You Keep had a limited run in theaters, grossing $5 million. With that cast, it’s one to check out on disc, but be warned, it did get mixed reviews from critics, earning only 56% approval, according to Rotten Tomatoes.

Both the DVD and Blu-ray comes with these special features:

  • behind-the-scenes featurette “The Movement”
  • behind-the-scenes featurette “The Script, Preparation, and the Cast”
  • “On the Red Carpet at…”
  • press conference footage.

The Blu-ray also offers instant streaming of the movie via UltraViolet.

Here’s the trailer for The Company You Keep:

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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.