Blu-ray, DVD, 4K Ultra HD, Digital HD Release: The Martian – Extended Edition

Digital Release Date: June 7, 2016, Blu-ray & DVD Release Date: June 7, 2016
Price: DVD $19.99, Blu-ray $19.99, 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray $29.99
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment

From legendary director Ridley Scott (AlienPrometheus), the 2015 science fiction adventure drama The Martian, one of the best reviewed Hollywood films of last year and a worldwide blockbuster, returns to disc and digital with the inevitable The Martian: Extended Edition.

The-Martian-Movie-1_optBased on the best-selling novel by Andy Weir, the film stars (Matt Damon, Elysium), also features in its cast Jessica Chastain (Interstellar), Kristen Wiig (Bridesmaids), Jeff Daniels (Something Wild), Michael Peña (End of Watch), Sean Bean (Pixels), Kate Mara (Happythankyoumoreplease) and Chiwetel Ejiofor (Half of a Yellow Sun).

The Martian was named one of the best movies of the year by the National Board of Review, which also awarded top honors to Ridley Scott for Best Director, Matt Damon for Best Actor and Drew Goddard (World War Z) for Best Adapted Screenplay.

The Extended Edition features:

  • 10 minutes of brand new footage not shown in theaters (more Matt Damon!)
  • Audio commentary by renowned director Ridley Scott, writer/executive producer Drew Goddard and author of the novel Andy Weir
  • Documentary of the science behind recreating Mars for the film, interviews with NASA specialists and engineers, and a Q&A panel discussion about the planned journey to Mars featuring commentary from NASA experts.


Buy or Rent The Martian – Extended Edition
Amazon graphicDVD | Blu-ray| 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray Movies Unlimited graphic Netflix graphic

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.