New Release: Rio Blu-ray and DVD

Rio movie sceneAnimated movie Rio arrived for the home market on Aug. 2, 2011, from 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. The two-disc DVD was priced at $34.98 and the Blu-ray/DVD combo (including a digital copy) at $39.99. A Blu-ray 3D version was released on Aug. 30.

The PG-rated family film, about the titular domesticated macaw from small-town Minnesota who meets the bird of his dreams and then embarks on an adventure to Rio de Janeiro, features the voices of Anne Hathaway (Love and Other Drugs), Jamie Foxx (Ray), Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), Leslie Mann (I Love You Phillip Morris) and Jane Lynch (TV’s Glee).

It grossed some $137 million at the domestic box office since its theatrical release in April.

Rio Blu-ray boxHere’s a list of the bonus features on the Blu-ray and DVD:

  • Explore the World of Rio
    • Beach
    • Jungle
    • City
    • Stadium
  • Blu Shows the Way (Introduction)
  • Boom-Boom Tish Tish: The Sounds of Rio
  • The Making of Hot Wings
  • Saving the Species: One Voice at a Time
  • The Real Rio
  • Welcome to Rio Music Video
  • Deleted Scene: “Fruit Stand”
  • Postcards from Rio (Blu-ray only)
  • Carnival Dance O Rama
    • Intro
    • Blu
    • Jewel
    • Luiz
    • Monkeys
    • Nico and Pedro
    • Raphael
    • Samba Line
  • Rio de JAM-eiro Jukebox
  • Taio Cruz – Telling the World Music Video
  • Angry Birds Rio – Trailer
  • Angry Birds Rio – Nigel Mash Up
  • Angry Birds Rio – Instructional Video
  • Live Lookup Powered By IMDB (Blu-ray only)


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About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.