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Oscar Nominees Coming to Disc Include 'Captain Phillips,' 'Gravity'

16 Jan, 2014 By: John Latchem



Of the nine 2013 films nominated for the Academy Award for Best Picture, none were available on home video as of Jan. 16, the day of the announcements. But three will be by the time the winners are announced March 2.

The first to arrive will be Sony Pictures Home Entertainment’s Captain Phillips, available on DVD and Blu-ray Disc Jan. 21. Captain Phillips earned six nominations; in addition to Best Picture, the film is up for Best Supporting Actor for Barkhad Abdi, as well as Adapted Screenplay, Film Editing, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

Dallas Buyers Club, which arrives Feb. 4 from Universal, also tallied six nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actor for Matthew McConaughey, Best Supporting Actor for Jared Leto, Original Screenplay, Film Editing, and Makeup and Hairstyling.

Warner Home Video Feb. 25 releases the DVD and Blu-ray of Gravity, which nabbed 10 nominations, including Best Picture, Best Actress for Sandra Bullock, Best Director for Alfonso Cuaron, Best Original Score for Steven Price, Film Editing, Cinematography, Visual Effects, Production Design, Sound Editing and Sound Mixing.

Other Best Picture nominees include American Hustle (10 nominations), Her (5), Nebraska (6), Philomena (4), 12 Years a Slave (9) and The Wolf of Wall Street (5).

Nominees for Best Animated Feature Film include DreamWorks’ The Croods (on disc from Fox), Despicable Me 2 (on disc from Universal), Ernest & Celestine, Disney’s Frozen (on disc March 18) and The Wind Rises.

Oscar Nominees on Disc

   

Title

Noms

Categories

Studio

Home Video

The Act of Killing

1

Best Documentary Fature

New Video

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

All Is Lost

1

Sound Editing

Lionsgate

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 11

Before Midnight

1

Adapted Screenplay

Sony Pictures

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Blue Jasmine

3

Best Actress — Cate Blanchett; Supporting Actress — Sally Hawkins; Original Screenplay

Sony Pictures

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 21

The Book Thief

1

Original Score — John Williams

Fox

Available on DVD and Blu-ray March 11

The Broken Circle Breakdown

1

Best Foreign-Language Film (Belgium)

New Video

Available on DVD March 11

Captain Phillips

6

Best Picture; Supporting Actor – Barkhad Abdi; Adapted Screenplay; Film Editing; Sound Editing; Sound Mixing

Sony Pictures

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 21

The Croods

1

Best Animated Feature

Fox/DreamWorks

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Cutie and the Boxer

1

Best Documentary Fature

Anchor Bay

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 4

Dallas Buyers Club

6

Best Picture; Actor — Matthew McConaughey; Supporting Actor — Jared Leto; Original Screenplay; Film Editing; Makeup and Hairstyling

Universal

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 4

Despicable Me 2

2

Best Animated Feature; Original Song — "Happy"

Universal

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Dirty Wars

1

Best Documentary Fature

MPI

Now Available on DVD

Frozen

2

Best Animated Feature; Original Song — "Let It Go"

Disney

Available on DVD and Blu-ray March 18

Gravity

10

Best Picture; Actress — Sandra Bullock; Director — Alfonso Cuaron; Original Score — Steven Price; Film Editing; Cinematography; Visual Effects; Production Design; Sound Editing; Sound Mixing

Warner

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Feb. 25

The Great Beauty

1

Best Foreign-Language Film (Italy)

Criterion

Available on DVD and Blu-ray March 25

The Great Gatsby

2

Costume Design; Production Design

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

The Hunt

1

Best Foreign-Language Film (Denmark)

Magnolia

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Iron Man 3

1

Visual Effects

Disney

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa

1

Makeup and Hairstyling

Paramount

Available on DVD and Blu-ray Jan. 28

The Lone Ranger

2

Visual Effects; Makeup and Hairstyling

Disney

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Prisoners

1

Cinematography

Warner

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

Star Trek Into Darkness

1

Visual Effects

Paramount

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

20 Feet From Stardom

1

Best Documentary Fature

Anchor Bay

Now Available on DVD and Blu-ray

         

For a complete list of Nominees visit Oscars.org

       

 


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