New Release: A.I. Artificial Intelligence Blu-ray

A.I. Artificial Intelligence movie sceneParamount Home Entertainment debuted another of Steven Spielberg’s movies on high-definition Blu-ray on April 5, 2011: A.I. Artificial Intelligence, starring Haley Joel Osment (Home of the Giants, The Sixth Sense), Jude Law (Repo Men) and William Hurt (Broadcast News).

The 2001 science-fiction movie tells the story of the first artificial boy (Osment), created by scientists (Hurt) to always love, but after an accident makes his parents qorry about his humanity, they abandon him. With his mechanical teddy bear, the boy travels to get back to his mother (Frances O’Connor of Timeline) and joins with another artificial being (Law). Together they try to survive the underbelly of the city, where artificial beings are treated as third-class citizens, including being used in gladiator-style arenas.

PG-13-rated A.I. grossed $78.6 million when it was released in theaters 10 years ago.

The Blu-ray, which was priced at $24.99, includes these special features:

  • “Creating A.I.
  • “Acting A.I.
  • “Designing A.I.
  • “Lighting A.I.
  • A.I./FX”
  • “The Robots of A.I.
  • “Special Visual Effects and Animation: ILM”
  • “The Sound and Music of A.I.
  • “Closing: Steven Spielberg: Our Responsibility to Artificial Intelligence”
  • and A.I. archives.

Spielberg’s later science-fiction films War of the Worlds (2005) and Minority Report (2002) are already on Blu-ray.

Here’s the trailer for A.I.:


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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.