Blu-ray, 3D, DVD Release: Puss in Boots

Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: Feb. 24, 2012
Price: DVD $29.99, Blu-ray $40.99, Blu-ray 3D $54.99, DVD Double-Pack $34.98
Studio: DreamWorks Animation/Paramount Home Entertainment

Puss in BootsThe Shrek spin-off, Puss in Boots again features the voice of Antonio Banderas (You Will Meet a Tall Dark Stranger) as the sword-fighting feline.

The animated movie tells the story of Puss in Boots years before he met Shrek and Donkey. Puss is a wanted fugitive trying to clear his name. Puss finds his female match in Kitty Softpaws (Salma Hayek, Frida), who takes Puss to his old friend but now enemy Humpty Dumpty (Zach Galifianakis, It’s Kind of a Funny Story). Together with Humpty and Kitty, Puss plans to steal the beans, get to the Giant’s castle, grab the golden goose and clear his own name. But along the way, they have to face-off with infamous criminals Jack (Billy Bob Thornton, Armageddon) and Jill (Amy Sedaris, Chicken Little).

Puss in Boots Blu-ray 3D boxRated PG, the family film followed in the successful footsteps of its predecessors, grossing $142.8 million when it was in theaters, with love coming from both critics and audiences. According to Newark Star-Ledger‘s Stephen Whitty, Puss in Boots is “an almost purr-fect little film that even a dog owner can enjoy.”

Puss in Boots also features the voice of renowned movie director Guillermo del Toro (Mimic).

The Blu-ray is a Blu-ray/DVD Combo and the Blu-ray 3D version is a Blu-ray 3D/Blu-ray/DVD Combo pack. Both include a downloadable digital copy of the film.

Like Paramount’s release of Shrek Forever After and How to Train Your Dragon, Puss in Boots comes in the DVD Double-Pack with a new adventure. In “Three Diablos,” Puss in Boots is at a crossroads between two destinies: hero and outlaw. A princess hires Puss to get back her stolen ruby from the notorious French thief The Whisperer and he’s reluctantly partnered with three little kittens, Adorable, Fuzzy and Deadly. The Three Diablos quickly wreak havoc on Puss’ mission.

Puss in Boots DVD Double-PackThe “Three Diablos” short film also is included in the Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D combo packs.

The movie also is available in single Blu-ray and DVD versions.

Among the special features included in the various disc editions are:

  • featurette “Purr-fect Pairings: The Voices Behind the Legends”
  • additional scenes
  • Golden (Easter) Eggs
  • featurette “World of DreamWorks Animation.”

Check out the film’s cute and cuddly 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.