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Take a Trip With The Tourist on Blu-ray

I remember seeing this film theatrically and for some strange reason I had a burning desire to take a spur of the moment trip to Italy.  The film’s scenery really sold me on the fascination.  But anyway, what I am really here to tell you all about is the arrival of The Tourist on Blu-ray this March.  The $205 million worldwide box office hit starring Angelina Jolie and Johnny Depp debuts on Blu-ray March 22nd.  Check out the full press release from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment and pre-order your Blu-ray today!

CULVER CITY, CALIF. (January 31, 2011) – Two of Hollywood’s hottest properties, three-time Academy Award®nominee Johnny Depp (Best Actor, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, 2003; Finding Neverland, 2004; Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, 2007) and Academy Award® winner Angelina Jolie (Best Supporting Actress, Girl Interrupted, 1999), star in the sexy action-adventure caper The Tourist, debuting on Blu-ray, Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack and DVD March 22nd from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. A mysterious woman (Jolie) and a mild mannered American (Depp) become involved in an international web of intrigue, romance and danger in the spectacular city of Venice, Italy. From Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck, the director of the Academy Award® winning film The Lives of Others (Best Foreign Language Film, 2006), the film also stars Paul Bettany (The Da Vinci CodeThe Young Victoria), Timothy Dalton (The Living DaylightsLicense to Kill), Steven Berkoff (A Clockwork Orange), and Rufus Sewell (The Holiday).

The DVD and Blu-ray are loaded with bonus materials, including an outtake reel, director’s commentary and two featurettes: “A Gala Affair” and “Bringing Glamour Back.” Blu-ray exclusive materials include three additional behind-the-scenes featurettes: “Action in Venice,” “Canal Chats,” and “Tourist Destination Travel the Canals of Venice.”

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SYNOPSIS:

During an impromptu trip to Europe to mend a broken heart, Frank (Johnny Depp) unexpectedly finds himself in a flirtatious encounter with Elise (Angelina Jolie), an extraordinary woman who deliberately crosses his path. Against the breathtaking backdrop of Paris and Venice, their whirlwind romance quickly evolves as they find themselves unwittingly thrust into a deadly game of cat and mouse.

Directed by Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck from a screenplay by Florian Henckel Von Donnersmarck, Christopher McQuarrie, and Julian Fellowes. Graham King, Tim Headington, Roger Birnbaum, Gary Barber, and Jonathan Glickman produced, with Lloyd Phillips, Bahman Naraghi, Olivier Courson, and Ron Halpern acting as executive producers.

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DVD and Blu-ray Bonus Features Include:

  • Featurette: “A Gala Affair”
  • Featurette: “Bringing Glamour Back”
  • Alternate Animated Title Sequence
  • Director Commentary
  • Outtake Reel

Blu-ray Exclusive Bonus Features Include:

  • Featurette: “Action in Venice”
  • Featurette: “Canal Chats”
  • Featurette: “Tourist Destination Travel the Canals of Venice”
  • MovieIQ

The Tourist has a runtime of approximately 103 minutes and is rated PG 13 for violence and brief strong language.

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2 Responses to “Take a Trip With The Tourist on Blu-ray”


  1. Aaron Neuwirth

    This movie is terrible. If you want nice scenery: it’s called Google.

  2. Jiminy Critic

    This movie was a waste of time and talent!! Boo!