This Blu-ray’s Going To Be ‘Dope’!

DopeFrom Grammy Award winner Pharrell Williams and Academy Award winner Forest Whitaker comes a fresh and fun coming-of-age comedy Dope, debuting on Digital HD on September 29, 2015 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD on October 13, 2015, from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. It was nominated for the coveted Grand Jury Prize at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival.  Dope is a fresh and funny foray into contemporary urban life that Rolling Stone calls “Irresistible, freewheeling fun!” and Marlow Stern of The Daily Beast says is “Nothing short of intoxicating.”  Featuring an old-school soundtrack plus four new original songs by Pharrell Williams, the Dope Blu-ray and DVD are loaded with awesome bonus features for fans to enjoy.  Check out the full press release down below!

Malcolm (Shameik Moore) is a straight-A high-school senior into old-school rap who finds himself in the middle of an adventure involving shady drug dealers, offbeat weirdos and a backpack that can make or break his chance of getting into Harvard. Also starring hip-hop talent A$AP Rocky, Blake Anderson (“Workaholics”), Zoë Kravitz (Divergent), Tony Revolori (The Grand Budapest Hotel), rapper Tyga and supermodel Chanel Iman, Dope  is “vibrant and entertaining” (Boyd van Hoeij, The Hollywood Reporter).


  • Dope Is Different – The cast and crew discuss the film’s central characters and themes of being unique and authentic.
  • Dope Music – Pharrell Williams, A$AP Rocky, Rick Fumuyiwa and others delve into the essential role old-school rap and punk rock tracks play in the film.


Blu-ray unleashes the power of your HDTV and is the best way to watch movies at home, featuring 6X the picture resolution of DVD and theater quality sound. Plus, both the Blu-ray Combo Pack and the DVD will include DIGITAL HD with UltraViolet, a feature which lets fans instantly stream and download the movie anywhere to watch on their favorite devices.



Cast: Shameik Moore, Tony Revolori, Kiersey Clemons, Kimberly Elise, Chanel Iman, Keith Stanfield, Blake Anderson, Zoë Kravitz, A$AP Rocky

Directed By: Rick Famuyiwa

Written By: Rick Famuyiwa

Produced By: Nina Yang Bongiovi, Forest Whitaker

Executive Produced By: Pharrell Williams, Michael Y. Chow, Rick Famuyiwa, David Lonner

Director of Photography: Rachel Morrison

Production Designer: Scott Falconer

Edited By: Lee Haugen

Costume Design By: Patrik Milani

Music By: Germaine Franco


Street Date: October 13, 2015

Copyright: 2015 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment

Selection Number: 55171525

Layers: BD-50

Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1

Rating: R for language, drug content, sexuality/nudity, and some violence—all involving teens

Languages/Subtitles: English SDS, French and Spanish Subtitles

Sound: DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0

Run Time: 1 hour, 44 minutes

Dope Blu-ray


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