New Release: It's Kind of a Funny Story DVD and Blu-ray

It's Kind of a Funny Story movie sceneQuirky comedy It’s Kind of a Funny Story, starring Keir Gilchrist (TV’s United States of Tara), Emma Roberts (The Winning Season) and Zach Galifianakis (Dinner For Schmucks), debuted on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb. 8, 2011, from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

In time for Valentine’s Day, the sweet, if offbeat, teen romance tells the story of Craig (Gilchrist), a stressed-out teenager who checks himself into a mental health clinic after he starts dreaming about jumping off a bridge. In the hospital, he discovers an unlikely mentor (Galifianakis) and a new romance (Roberts).

Based on the novel by Ned Vizzini, the PG-13 movie had a limited release in theaters, grossing $6.4 million.

The DVD includes two featurettes:

  • “A Look Inside It’s Kind of a Funny Story
  • and “It’s King of a Funny Story Premieres in New York City.”

The Blu-ray contains those plus:

  • My Scenes bookmarking feature
  • and Pocket Blu, which allows a smartphone to interactive with the Blu-ray player.

Here’s a clip from the film:


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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.