Apollo 13 Anniversary Edition in March
Universal Studios Home Video have announced the Region 1 DVD release of Apollo 13: Anniversary Edition for 29th March 2005 priced at $22.98 SRP. This new edition of Ron Howard's drama recounting the troubled Apollo 13 mission and the dedicated men and women who ensured it never ended in disaster is presented here as a two-disc digipak set.
The main bonus for this new release is the new IMAX cut of the film, which runs twenty minutes shorter but was digitally remastered prior to hitting IMAX theatres in 2002.
Disc One: Original Theatrical Version (140mins)
- 2.35:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround
- English and Spanish subtitles
- Lost Moon: The Triumph of Apollo 13
- Feature Commentary with Director Ron Howard
- Feature Commentary with Jim and Marilyn Lovell
- Production Notes
- Theatrical Trailer
Disc Two: IMAX Version (116mins)
- 1.66:1 Anamorphic Widescreen
- English DD5.1 & DTS 5.1 Surround
- English, French and Spanish subtitles
- Conquering Space: The Moon and Beyond
- Lucky 13: The Astronauts' Story
A separate Full Frame edition will also be available, but this only affects the Theatrical Cut (the IMAX Version is Widescreen on both Widescreen and Full Frame editions).