December 18, 2012


Disney has announced the Blu-ray release of the following films on March 12, 2013:

  • Who Framed Roger Rabbit – The 25th Anniversary edition of director Robert Zemeckis‘ classic crime comedy that blended live action and hand-drawn animation.
  • Mulan – The 15th anniversary of the 1998 film from directors Tony Bancroft and Barry Cook that featured the voice talents of Ming Na, Eddie Murphy and BD Wong. Combo also includes Mulan 2.
  • The Hunchback of Notre Dame – The 1996 animated adaptation of the classic Victor Hugo tale that starred the voices of Demi Moore, Jason Alexander, Kevin Kline and Tom Hulce. Combo also includes The Hunchback of Notre Dame II.
  • Brother Bear – Featuring the voices of Joaquin Phoenix, Jeremy Suarez and Rick Moranis, the Oscar-nominated Brother Bear turned a main character into a bear long before that other movie did. Combo also includes Brother Bear 2.

Hit the jump for Blu-ray cover art, synopses and special features for each film.

who-framed-roger-rabbit-blu-rayWho Framed Roger Rabbit

Synopsis: A toon hating detective is a cartoon rabbit’s only hope to prove his innocence when he is accused of murder. Four time Academy Award® Winner (1988) for Best Film Editing, Best Visual Effects, Best Sound Effects Editing and Special Achievement in Animation Direction.

Bonus Features: The Roger Rabbit Shorts (Digitally Restored), Tummy Trouble, Roller-Coaster Rabbit & Trail Mix-Up, Who Made Roger Rabbit?, Theatrical Trailer, Deleted Scene: “Pig’s Head”, On Set! Benny The Cab, Behind The Ears: The True Story, Before & After Split-Screen, Toon Stand-Ins, Feature Audio Commentary, Toontown Confidential Feature Trivia Subs, “The Valiant Files” Interactive Set-Top Gallery
Ratings: PG
Feature Run Time: 104 minutes



Synopsis: Celebrate the 15th anniversary of Disney’s critically-acclaimed masterpiece “Mulan” with this sensational 2-Movie Collection – presented for the first time in Blu-ray High Definition. Mulan’s triumphant tale of honor, courage and family pride shines brighter than ever with new digitally mastered picture and sound!
Disney’s original animated classic magically transforms an ancient Chinese legend into a spectacular motion picture event. Relive all the wonder and excitement as Disney’s most courageous princess breaks tradition by joining the Imperial Army accompanied by her hilarious guardian dragon, Mushu.
The adventure continues in Mulan 2, as newly engaged Mulan and Shang journey to a distant city in a valiant quest to save their beloved empire. Families will adore these two extraordinary films on Disney Blu-ray.

Blu-ray Contents: Two Feature Films in Disney Enhanced HD Picture and Sound; 11 Deleted Scenes; 15 Backstage Disney featurettes; Six music videos including Christina Aguilera, Stevie Wonder, 98 Degrees, Jackie Chan & more; Audio Commentary

Rating: “G” in the U.S. and Canada
Bonus material is not rated
Feature Run Time: Approx. 88 minutes (“Mulan”)
Approx. 79 minutes (“Mulan II”)

hunchback-blu-rayThe Hunchback of Notre Dame

Synopsis: Rediscover the majestic musical adventure of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame II,” together for the first time on Blu-ray in a 2-Movie Collection! Families can come together and enjoy the extraordinary tale of Quasimodo in a soaring celebration of the beauty inside all of us.
Join the world’s most unlikely hero as he meets his first real friend, Esmeralda, while fighting to save the people and city he loves. The legendary story continues as Quasi reunites with his gargoyle friends to protect the cathedral’s most famous bell and find true love. “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” soars with a magnificent score by Academy Award Winning composer Alan Menken (“Beauty And The Beast,” “Aladdin”). Enjoy both magical films, bursting with brilliant animation and unforgettable characters, together on Disney Blu-ray March 12!

Blu-ray Contents: Two Feature Films in Disney Enhanced HD Picture and Sound; The Making of The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Audio Commentary; Multi-Language Reel—“A Guy Like You;” Behind the Scenes with Jennifer Love Hewitt; A Gargoyle’s Life

Rating: “G” in the U.S. and “PG” in Canada (“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”)
“G” in the U.S. and Canada (“The Hunchback of Notre Dame II”)
Bonus material is not rated
Feature Run Time: Approx. 91 minutes (“The Hunchback of Notre Dame”)
Approx. 66 minutes (“The Hunchback of Notre Dame II”)

brother-bear-blu-rayBrother Bear

Synopsis: Two warm and wonderful Disney adventures arrive together for the first time ever in a Blu-ray Combo Pack! Families can share the heartwarming and hilarious tale of “Brother Bear” — the 2003 Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature—and “Brother Bear 2” in one incredible 2-Movie Collection. Bring home an entire forest full of fun, complete with digitally restored high definition picture and sound.
After an impulsive boy named Kenai is magically transformed into a bear, he and his little brother bear, Koda, take a courageous (and often hilarious) journey to see the Northern Lights. Experience the excitement of these two fantastic films like never before on Disney Blu-ray March 12!

Blu-ray Contents: Two Feature Films in Disney Enhanced HD Picture and Sound; Deleted Song; Deleted Scenes; Hilarious Animated Outtakes; Rutt & Tuke’s Commentary; Bear Legends; Sing-Along Songs; Music Video; The Making of “Brother Bear;” Behind the Music of “Brother Bear 2”

Rating: “G” in the U.S. and Canada (“Brother Bear”)
“G” in the U.S. and Canada (“Brother Bear 2”)
Bonus material is not rated
Feature Run Time: Approx. 85 minutes (“Brother Bear”)
Approx. 73 minutes (“Brother Bear 2”)



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