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‘Repo Men’ Deliver Futuristic Action on Blu-ray!

Repo MenHere’s another title I unfortunately missed during its theatrical run earlier this year.  Thank God for the Blu-ray format!  There’s nothing like experiencing a movie for the first time on Blu-ray I always say.  Ready for a futuristic action thriller starring Jude Law and Forrest Whitaker?  Well ready or not, here the Repo Men come!  Universal Studios Home Entertainment will bring the Hi-Def release to Blu-ray on July 20th. Check out the Amazon pre-order and full press release below.

Jude Law (Sherlock Holmes, A.I: Artificial Intelligence) and Forrest Whitaker (The Last King of Scotland, Vantage Point) star in Repo Men, a futuristic, adrenalized action-thriller that arrives on Blu-ray Hi-DefTM, DVD and Digital Download on July 20, 2010 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Set in the near future, Remy (Jude Law) is the best organ repo man in the business, until the day when the hunter becomes the hunted as the former organ repossession man finds himself on the run from his former partner. Also starring Liev Schreiber (X-Men Origins: Wolverine, The Omen) and Alice Braga (I Am Legend, Blindness), Repo Men is this year’s most original action- extravaganza that you’ll want to watch again and again! Both the Blu-rayTM and DVD release of Repo Men will contain two versions of the movie- the action-packed, never-before-seen unrated director’s cut, as well as the theatrical version of the film.

BONUS FEATURES EXCLUSIVE TO BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF: Unleash the power of your HDTV with perfect picture and purest digital sound.

  • BD-LIVETM: Access the BD-LiveTM Center through your Internet-connected player to get even more content, watch the latest trailers and more!

o MY SCENES: Bookmark your favorite scenes from the movie. • pocket BLUTM: USHE’s groundbreaking pocket BLU app uses iPhoneTM, iPod® touch, i-PadTM Blackberry®,

AndroidTM, PC, Mac and other devices to work seamlessly with a network-connected Blu-rayTM player and offers advanced features such as:

o Advanced Remote Control: A sleek, elegant new way to operate your Blu-rayTM player. Users can navigate through menus, playback and BD-LiveTM functions with ease.

o Video Timeline: Users can easily bring up the video timeline, allowing them to instantly access any point in the movie.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE MAY 18, 2010• •

o Mobile-To-Go: Users can unlock a selection of bonus content to enjoy on the go, anytime, anywhere. o Browse Titles: Users will have access to a complete list of pocket BLUTM-enabled titles available and coming to Blu-rayTM Hi-Def. They can view free previews and see what additional content is available

to unlock on their device. o Keyboard: Enter data into a Blu-ray player with your device’s easy and intuitive keyboard.

social BLUTM: Connect with friends on your favorite social networks to share information about your favorite movies, enjoy Blu-rayTM community features and more! U-ControlTM: Universal’s exclusive feature that lets the viewer access bonus materials without leaving the movie!

BONUS FEATURES (BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF AND DVD): DELETED SCENES with optional commentary with Director Miguel Sapochnik and Writers Eric Garcia and

Garrett Lerner. • UNION COMMERCIALS: See the unique Union commercials used in the film in their entirety. • INSIDE THE VISUAL EFFECTS: Get an “insider’s” look at the unique visual effects used in the film. • FEATURE COMMENTARY: Director Miguel Sapochnik and writers Eric Garcia and Garrett Lerner offer their

insights into the film.

SYNOPSIS: Remy (Jude Law) and Jake (Forest Whitaker) are best friends and The Union’s most dangerous repossession men, reclaiming top-dollar organs when recipients fall behind on their payments. But after an on-the-job accident forces Remy to be outfitted with a top-of-the-line heart replacement, he finds himself in-debt and on-the-run. Now, the hunter becomes the hunted as Jake will stop at nothing to track him down to finish the job.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION – BLU-RAYTM HI-DEF:

Street Date: July 20, 2010

Copyright: 2010 Universal Studios Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 61115107

Running Time: 1 Hour, 53 Minutes (Theatrical)/ 2 Hours (unrated)

Layers: BD-50

Picture Format: Widescreen Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Rating: R (for strong bloody violence, grisly images, language and some sexuality/nudity) (Unrated)

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Spanish and French Subtitles

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, English DVS Dolby Digital 2.0, French DTS Surround 5.1, Spanish DTS Surround 5.1

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ONE HECK OF A PROMOTER!!! Also a Dreamer, Producer, Agent of Love, Film Lover, Writer of Screenplays and a Devoted Apostle to all things Ford Mustangs (the real ones with V8's!). Some of my favorite films include FIGHT CLUB, MOULIN ROUGE, THE DARK KNIGHT, STAR WARS alongside television shows such as SEINFELD, 24, SANFORD & SON and even the often loathed in the geek community BIG BANG THEORY. Outside of my three lives I live I also enjoy spending time with my girlfriend and our three girls (of the furry kind).

2 Responses to “‘Repo Men’ Deliver Futuristic Action on Blu-ray!”


  1. Gerard Iribe

    I heard this film was atrocious. It was on the shelf for quite a while, too. Hell, there was drama of them basically copying Repo! The Genetic Opera in terms of storyline. Dramarama.

  2. Brian White

    I loved Repo! The Genetic Opera!