New Release: Splice DVD and Blu-ray

Splice movie scene with Delphine ChaneacScience-fiction horror movie Splice was born on DVD and Blu-ray on Oct. 5, 2010, just in time for Halloween viewing.

The R-rated film stars Sarah Polley (TV’s Slings and Arrows) and Adrien Brody (Predators) as two scientists who go against the rules to splice together human and animal DNA to create a new organism. Called Dren (Delphine Chaneac), the organism quickly develops into a fully grown winged woman who proves very dangerous.

The movie grossed $16.7 million during its run in theaters.

Splice Blu-ray boxWarner Home Video‘s Blu-ray version of Splice is a DVD/Blu-ray combo pack with digital copy, allowing purchasers to play the movie on Blu-ray and DVD players as well as download the digital copy to mobile phones or portable video players. It was priced at $29.99. The stand-alone DVD version was priced at $28.98.

Only one special feature is listed so far: the featurette “A Director’s Playground: Vicenzo Natali On the Set of Splice.”

Despite grossing low at the box office for a horror, Splice scored 75% approval on Rotten Tomatoes critics Tomatometer, saying it’s a smart and well-acted movie that will appeal to horror fans.

Here’s the film’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.