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Action thriller Contraband hits Blu-ray in April

By Patrick Luce Mar 14, 2012, 22:41 GMT

Academy Award-nominee Mark Wahlberg hits the streets in the action thriller Contraband on Blu-ray Combo Pack with UltraViolet and Digital Copy, as well as DVD & On Demand April 24th from Universal Studios Home Entertainment.

A legendary smuggler who long ago abandoned his life of crime to become a law-abiding family man is dragged back into the cutthroat, underground world of international crime in the suspenseful thriller Contraband.

Wahlberg (The Fighter, The Departed) stars in a tense, supercharged action adventure about a man struggling to stay out of the world he worked so hard to leave behind but will do anything to protect his family.

Also starring Kate Beckinsale (Underworld series, The Aviator), Giovanni Ribisi (Avatar, Public Enemies) and Ben Foster (30 Days of Night, 3:10 to Yuma), Contraband has been hailed as “an intense, adrenaline-pumping thriller,” by Shawn Edwards of FOX-TV. 

The Contraband Blu-ray Combo Pack delivers the film in perfect hi-def picture and perfect hi-def sound and features more than an hour of bonus content including deleted scenes, a “making of” segment and feature commentary by Director Baltasar Kormákur and Producer Evan Hayes.

The Contraband Blu-ray™ Combo Pack also includes UltraViolet, a DVD, and a Digital Copy of the film – so consumers can truly enjoy the movie anytime, anywhere, on the device of their choice! 

UltraViolet is the revolutionary new way for consumers to collect movies and TV shows and put them in the cloud.  From there, they can download and stream instantly to computers, tablets and smartphones. 

In addition, consumers can redeem a Digital Copy of the film from a variety of retail partners, who offer many viewing options including iTunes, iPad, iPhone, iPod touch ,Android, connected televisions, Blu-ray player apps, and more!

Bonus features on Blu-ray and DVD include:

Deleted Scenes
Under The Radar – The Making of Contraband:  Take a comprehensive guided tour through the making of the modern action thriller Contraband.
Reality Factor – The Stunts and Action of Contraband:  From an explosive, complicated armored car heist in Panama to brutal, realistic fistfights and gunplay in the back alleys of New Orleans, see how the stunt and SFX teams worked together to make sure Contraband delivered raw and real action to the film.
Feature Commentary: Director/Producer Baltasar Kormákur and Producer Evan Hayes participate.



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