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SECRETARIAT on Blu-ray & DVD 1/25!

The inspirational story about one of the most remarkable feats in sports history, SECRETARIAT, comes to Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-rayTM + DVD), DVD and Movie Download on January 25, 2011 by Walt Disney Studios. This powerful and thrilling journey of the 1973 Triple Crown winner and its owner Penny Chenery, played by Academy Award® and Golden Globe nominee Diane Lane, brings hope, heart and courage to audiences of all ages making SECRETARIAT a perfect film to add to the home library.

“This is one of the year’s best films,” states Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times. “Has received great critical acclaim and receiving Oscar buzz! ‘4 stars’.”

When I first heard about this movie I was not that interested in seeing it.  I didn’t think a movie about a horse would be interesting. boy I was wrong! There have been so many little twists to the movie and you can’t help but wonder what will happen next. From the moment “big red” was born you fell in love with him. Every race his runs you are glued and even when he looses you can’t help but be happy for him.

“That’s impossible”….. who would have thought a horse would win by that much. With a record breaking run SECRETARIAT is the greatest race horse that ever lived. Penny is a strong and amazing woman!

The home entertainment debut of the critically acclaimed SECRETARIAT will keep audiences engaged for hours on end with never-before-shared in-depth interviews with Penny Chenery, exclusive behind-the- scenes footage, deleted scenes and more on the story of one of the greatest accomplishments in sports history.

“’Secretariat’ belongs in The Winner’s Circle. It’s one of the Best Family Films of the Year!” said CBS News, and Pete Hammond of Boxoffice Magazine called the film, “A truly exciting, beautifully made movie that makes a run for the heart and will have you standing up and cheering. ‘Secretariat’ is thrilling and inspiring entertainment for everyone. Diane Lane is wonderful. John Malkovich is terrific. It’s this year’s ‘Blind Side.”

DISC BONUS FEATURES: 

BLU-RAY:
The same as the DVD, plus…

  • Choreographing The Races – This piece looks at how director Randall Wallace and the filmmakers used innovative tools and technology to accurately and excitingly recreate the Triple Crown races that make the viewer feel like they are standing on the backstretch themselves.
  • A Director’s Inspiration: A Conversation With The Real Penny Chenery – Director Randall Wallace sits down with Secretariat owner Penny Chenery to review the movie and some of the key scenes. Penny reflects on what it was like to have been a woman in a male dominated sport and to have been part of horse racing’s most exciting moments in history.
  • Audio Commentary By Director Randall Wallace – View the film with optional audio commentary from Director Randall Wallace.
  • Deleted Scenes With Optional Audio Commentary By Director Randall Wallace
  • The same deleted scenes as the DVD, plus four more..

                    Alternate Opening
                     Introduction
                    “Are You A Golfer?”
                     No Time To Rest

  • Secretariat Multi-Angle Simulation – Relive Secretariats triumphant 1973 Preakness race by viewing the race from a number of perspectives as well as listening to commentaries from fans, announcers and even the jockey who rode Secretariat to their record finish.

DVD:

  • Heart Of A Champion – This feature takes a look at one of the most famous thoroughbred horses ever known. Secretariat was a horse with style as well as amazing speed and an unsurpassed racing record. We interview all the key players from the day as well as today’s filmmakers to learn more about the horse affectionately called “Red.”
  • Deleted Scenes With Optional Audio Commentary By Director Randall Wallace

                      Director Introduction
                      Memories
                      Seth Joins The Team
                      Too Soon To Celebrate
                      Celebrate

  •  Music Video – AJ Michalka “It’s Who You Are”

SECRETARIAT will be available in stores nationwide as a 2-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD in a single package) for the suggested price of $39.99 U.S./$44.99 Canada and a 1- Disc DVD for the suggested price of $29.99 U.S./$35.99 Canada.

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One Response to “SECRETARIAT on Blu-ray & DVD 1/25!”

  1. Eileen says:

    I was so hoping to see this in the theater but couldnt make it…I LOVE Diane Lane! I wish we could afford to buy this instead of rent…but Christmas did us in. Would be a nice Easter gift for our kids at their ages though. I was a young teen when this happened and remember watching the races with my dad (now no longer with us). It was a great memory!

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