Blu-ray Release Date: Sept. 9, 2014
Price: Blu-ray $19.98
Studio: Warner Bros. Home Entertainment
Not one of critics’ favorite films of three-time Academy Award-winning director Oliver Stone, Any Given Sunday nevertheless clicked with fans, grossing a tidy $75.5 million in theaters and a 74% moviegoer approval rating on Rotten Tomatoes.
Our Disc Dish critics are on the more positive side for the film. While not a favorite, it’s a good one to have in your collection if you’re a fan of Pacino, Stone or definitely football. Even if you’re not into the actors and drama, the game footage is gorgeous.
Rated R, Any Given Sunday stars Al Pacino as Tony D’Amato, head coach for the fictional Miami Sharks football team, who won back-to-back championships four years ago. When the owner dies and his headstrong daughter (Cameron Diaz, The Counselor) takes over the team, she has other ideas about how it should be managed, including keeping a tight grip on the bottom line.
The Any Given Sunday 15th Anniversary Blu-ray contains the director’s cut of the movie, which was released in 2009, plus one new special feature:
- retrospective featurette “Anything Can Happen,” with NFL stars Marshall Faulk and Willie McGinest, 49ers coach Steve Mariucci and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones.
The Blu-ray also carries extras from the original Blu-ray release:
- making-of documentary
- commentaries by Oliver Stone and Jamie Foxx
- unused/extended scenes
- music videos
- screen tests
- gag reels
- and more.
Buy or Rent Any Given Sunday 15th Anniversary