New Release: Source Code DVD and Blu-ray

Source CodeScience-fiction thriller Source Code, starring Jake Gyllenhaal (Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time), was released on DVD and Blu-ray on July 26, 2011, from Summit Entertainment. The mind-bending movie opened in theaters to good reviews, grossing a decent $50 million.

Rated PG-13, the film stars Gyllenhaal as a soldier whose mind is repeatedly sent back in time to the body of an unknown man on board a Chicago commuter train that was blown up. Gyllenhaal’s mission is to find out who triggered the bomb and if there are other targets, but things are complicated when he meets another passenger, played by Michelle Monaghan (Due Date). Vera Farmiga (Up in the Air) also stars in the movie.

Source Code is the second feature film from director Duncan Jones, who did a bang-up job with the science-fiction movie Moon.

Both the DVD and Blu-ray of Source Code are packed with special features. The DVD is priced at $26.99 and Blu-ray at $30.49.

Here’s the breakdown of the extras:


  • audio commentary with Gyllenhaal, director Jones and first-time screenwriter Ben Ripley
  • cast interviews
  • “Science Focal Points” featurette
  • trivia track


  • audio commentary with Gyllenhaal, Jones and Ripley
  • “Access: Source Code,” with scene-specific features including cast interviews, expert opinions on time travel, trivia and more.

Check out 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.