“Million Dollar Arm” Available on Blu-ray October 7, 2014

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Released to theaters earlier this year, “Million Dollar Arm” is based on a true story that is set against the backdrop of America’s pastime, baseball. If you have not yet seen it, the movie is fantastic and available October 7, 2014, in a variety of formats including Disney Blu-ray™, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand. The baseball drama stars Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” “The Town,” “Bridesmaids”) as a sports agent who sets out in search of the next great major league baseball pitcher. The in-home release of “Million Dollar Arm” includes an alternate ending, deleted scenes, outtakes, the making-of featurettes “Training Camp,” “Their Story,” “Million Dollar Music by A. R. Rahman,” and more!

There is a trailer for the movie below along with a press release that includes all the details of the in-home release. Watch for our review on the movie soon!

PRESS RELEASE:

FROM THE STUDIO THAT BROUGHT YOU “MIRACLE”
AND “REMEMBER THE TITANS”

DISNEY’S MILLION DOLLAR ARM

Based on an Inspirational True Story

On Disney Blu-ray™, Digital HD,
Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD & On-Demand Oct. 7, 2014!

BURBANK, Calif. July 11, 2014— From the studio that brought you “Miracle” and “Remember the Titans,” comes the inspirational true story “Million Dollar Arm,” sliding home on Disney Blu-ray™, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere, DVD and On-Demand Oct. 7, 2014. Set against the backdrop of America’s favorite pastime, this must-own baseball drama stars Jon Hamm (“Mad Men,” “The Town,” “Bridesmaids”) as a sports agent who sets out in search of the next great major league baseball pitcher and ends up discovering the true value of teamwork, commitment and what it means to be a family.

Cheered by audiences and critics alike, this “genuine crowd pleaser” (Pete Hammond, Movieline) delivers major league fun on Blu-ray and Digital HD with grand-slam high definition picture and sound that bring the excitement of the stadium experience right into viewers’ homes. The in-home release of “Million Dollar Arm” also steps up to bat with bases loaded with exciting bonus features, including an alternate ending, deleted scenes, outtakes, the making-of featurettes “Training Camp,” “Their Story,” “Million Dollar Music by A. R. Rahman,” and more!

Bonus features available on Disney Movies Anywhere also include an exclusive never-before-seen deleted scene.

“Million Dollar Arm” stars Jon Hamm, Suraj Sharma (“Life of Pi”), Madhur Mittal (“Slumdog Millionaire”), Bill Paxton (“Big Love,” “Apollo 13”), Lake Bell (“Boston Legal,” “No Strings Attached”) and Alan Arkin (“Argo,” “Little Miss Sunshine”). It was directed by Craig Gillespie (“Fright Night,” “Lars and the Real Girl”), written by Thomas McCarthy (“Up,” “Win Win”) and produced by Mark Ciardi & Gordon Gray (“The Rookie,” “Invincible,” “Secretariat”) and Joe Roth (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Maleficent”).

Audiences everywhere can catch this unforgettable sports story in the following formats with bonus features as listed:

Bonus Materials Overview for These Products:
Blu-ray
Digital HD & SD, and Disney Movies Anywhere
Includes:
· Making-of Featurettes:
o Training Camp – Actors Suraj Sharma and Madhur Mittal faced the same daunting challenge that their characters Rinku and Dinesh did—learning how to pitch a baseball.
o Their Story – The real JB Bernstein, Rinku and Dinesh explore the legacy of the Million Dollar Arm contest and its impact on the lives and aspirations of children in India…and their own lives as well.
o Million Dollar Music by A.R. Rahman – The Oscar-winning composer (Best Original Score, “Slumdog Millionaire,” 2008) talks about creating music that encompasses two worlds—India and the U.S.
· Alternate Ending
· Deleted Scenes:
o “JB’s Problem”
o “Sold”
o “I’d Take Ten Dollars”
· Outtakes
· And more!

*Digital bonus offerings will vary per retailer

Exclusive to Disney Movies Anywhere
· Deleted Scene:
o “What about Brenda?”

Bonus Materials Overview for This Product:
DVD
Includes:
· Making-of Featurette:
o Training Camp – Actors Suraj Sharma and Madhur Mittal faced the same daunting challenge that their characters Rinku and Dinesh did—learning how to pitch a baseball.

Disc Specifications:

Feature Run Time: Approximately 124 minutes

Rating: Feature Film: “PG” in U.S., G in Canada (CE and CF) CE, G in Canada CF

Additional Bonus Features Not Rated

Aspect Ratio: Blu-ray Feature Film = 2.39:1
DVD Feature Film = 2.39:1

Audio: Blu-ray = English 5.1 DTS-HDMA and DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital Language Tracks
DVD = English, French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and English DVS 2.0 Dolby Digital

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, French and Spanish Subtitles

Bryan Moore

Bryan is a theme park and coaster enthusiast. He enjoys spending time at his favorite parks in Central Florida: Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. In addition to theme parks, Bryan enjoys movies and gaming.

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