Patriot's Day coming to 4K and Blu-ray 3/28


Witness the heroism behind one of the most sophisticated manhunts in law enforcement history in the critically acclaimed film Patriots Day, arriving on Digital HD March 14 and 4k Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray and Digital HD), Blu-ray Combo Pack (plus DVD and Digital HD), DVD, and On Demand March 28 from Lionsgate and CBS Films.

Director Peter Berg (Lone Survivor, Deepwater Horizon) and Academy Award® nominee Mark Wahlberg (Best Supporting Actor, The Departed, 2006) reunite in this intense and courageous story of a tragedy that shocked the nation. Patriots Day is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes, with critics raving that it is a moving tribute that “showcases the bravery and heart of everyday heroes” (IGN.com) and features an all-star cast including Golden Globe® winner Kevin Bacon (Mystic River), Golden Globe® winner John Goodman (Argo), Academy Award® winner J.K. Simmons (Best Supporting Actor, Whiplash, 2014) and Golden Globe® nominee Michelle Monaghan (TV’s “True Detective”). Story by Peter Berg & Matt Cook and Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson. Screenplay by Peter Berg & Matt Cook and Joshua Zetumer.


Based upon the dramatic real-life manhunt for the Boston Marathon bombers, this powerful action-thriller follows Police Sergeant Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg) as he joins brave survivors, first responders, and investigators in a race against time to find the bombers before they strike again. Directed by Peter Berg and featuring a stellar cast, Patriots Day is a stirring tribute to the Boston community’s strength and courage in the face of adversity.

The Patriots Day 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital HD releases have over 90 minutes of bonus material including five behind-the-scenes featurettes: “Boston Strong: True Stories of Courage” tells the true stories of three first responders, “The Boston Bond: Recounting the Tale” reveals, through the eyes of the cast and crew, how a city that was challenged by tragedy rose above it to thrive; “The Real Patriots: The Local Heroes’ Stories” highlighting the real heroes from the marathon bombing; “The Cast Remembers,” featuring Mark Wahlberg and the cast discussing what drew them to the film; “Researching the Day,” showing how Peter Berg worked with an FBI technical advisor and researcher to tell this story as accurately as possible, as well as a two-part series showing the actors meeting their real-life counterparts.

The Patriots Day DVD bonus material includes the “Researching the Day” as well as”Boston Strong: True Stories of Courage” featurettes.

Patriots Day will be available on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, and DVD for $42.99, $39.99 and $29.95, respectively.

4K UHD /BLU-RAY/ DIGITAL SPECIAL FEATURES:
*“Boston Strong: True Stories of Courage” Vignettes
*“The Boston Bond: Recounting the Tale” Featurette
*“The Real Patriots: The Local Heroes’ Stories” Featurette
*“The Cast Remembers” Featurette
*Actors Meet Real-Life Counterparts: A 2-Part Series: "John Goodman and Ed Davis" and "Jimmy O. Yang and Dun Meng"
*“Researching the Day” Featurette

DVD SPECIAL FEATURES:
*“Boston Strong: True Stories of Courage” Vignettes
*“Researching the Day” Featurette

4K, BLU-RAY, AND DVD DISC SPECS
*Year of Production: 2016
*Rating: R for Violence, Realistically Graphic Injury Images, Language Throughout and Some Drug Use
*Closed-Captioned: NA
*Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH, French SDH
*Feature Run Time: 133 Minutes
*4K Format: 2160p Ultra High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
*Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
*DVD Format: 16x9 Widescreen (2.40:1)
*4K Audio: English DTS:X AudioTM, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, DTS Headphone XTM
*Blu-ray Audio: English DTS:X AudioTM, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English 2.0 Dolby Digital Audio Optimized for Late-Night Listening, DTS Headphone XTM
*DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio, English Descriptive Audio

Victor Medina is a freelance writer based in Dallas. He is the editor of several websites, and his writing credits include The Dallas Morning News, Yahoo News, Cinelinx.com and SportsIllustrated.com. He has served as a Dallas County election judge and on the Board of Directors of The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza in Dallas. You can follow him on his blog, VictorMedina.com or on Twitter at @mrvictormedina. He can be reached by email at vic@victormedina.com.

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