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Captain America: The First Avenger smashes to DVD and Blu-ray in October

By Patrick Luce Sep 22, 2011, 4:37 GMT

Captain America: The First Avenger smashes to DVD and Blu-ray in October

Marvelís most patriotic superhero hits DVD and Blu-ray on October 25th as Captain America: The First Avenger arrives loaded with special features - including an exclusive look into Marvelís The Avengers.

Called ďthe best superhero movie everĒ (Brian Erdy, CBS-TV), the thrill-packed adventure is a blockbuster hit with audiences worldwide, earning over $350 million at the Global Box Office.  When a terrifying force threatens everyone across the globe, the worldís greatest soldier wages war on the evil HYDRA organization, led by the villainous Red Skull. 

Loaded with fantastic action, stunning visual effects and an awe-inspiring hero imbued with courage, humanity and an unbreakable spirit, Captain America: The First Avenger transports viewers into a world of daring exploits and excitement. 

Starring Chris Evans in the title role, the film features an outstanding ensemble cast including Academy Award-winner Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving as Marvelís Ultimate Villain, Red Skull, Dominic Cooper, Neal McDonough, Derek Luke and Stanley Tucci.

The Captain America: The First Avenger three-disc set includes the film on Blu-ray in high-definition 3D and in high definition 2D, as well as on standard definition DVD with a digital copy.  The two-disc Blu-ray/DVD combo pack includes a high definition presentation of the film, plus a standard definition presentation with a digital copy. 

Both sets boast over an hour of behind-the-scenes bonus material including an original Marvel short film, an exclusive sneak peek into the ultimate Super Hero team, Marvelís The Avengers, six featurettes that go behind-the-scenes of the filmmaking process, deleted scenes and much more.

Captain America: The First Avenger Blu-ray Discs are presented in 1080p high definition with English 7.1 DTS HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English Audio Description with English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. 

The DVD in the sets is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with English 5.1 Surround and English, French, Spanish and Portuguese subtitles. The digital copy is presented with an English Audio track.
 
Blu-ray/DVD Combo Pack Breakdown:

Blu-ray

Feature film with commentary by director Joe Johnston, director of photography Shelly Johnson and editor Jeff Ford
Marvel One-Shot: A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to Thorís Hammer
Featurettes: Outfitting a Hero; Howling Commandos; Heightened Technology; The Transformation; Behind the Skull; Captain America Origins; The Assembly Begins
Deleted Scenes with commentary by director Joe Johnston, director of photography Shelly Johnson and editor Jeff Ford
Trailers

DVD

Feature film
Digital Copy

The three-disc set includes all of the above, plus the feature film on Blu-ray 3D.



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