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Funny People (R1/US BD) in November - Extras/Art added

Universal Studios Home Entertainment have announced the US DVD and Blu-ray Disc release of Funny People on 24th November 2009. This Judd Apatow directed comedy stars Adam Sandler as a successful comedian who finds out he is dying and starts looking at his life differently.

Available on 1-Disc DVD ($29.98 SRP), 2-Disc Special Edition DVD ($34.98 SRP) and 2-Disc Special Edition Blu-ray ($39.98 SRP), all versions include the original theatrical cut (146mins) and a new unrated cut (153mins). Features are outlined below…

Single-Disc DVD Extras

  • Commentary with director Judd Apatow and stars Adam Sandler and Seth Rogen
  • Gag Reel

2-Disc SE DVD & Blu-ray Disc Extras - As above plus:
  • Deleted & Extended / Alternate Scenes
  • Line-O-Rama – re-watch some of the movie’s scenes with alternate punch lines
  • Documentaries:
    • Funny People Diaries: A documentary in four parts which takes audiences inside all aspects of the filmmaking process from early cast table reads and joke brainstorming sessions, to the various filmmaking techniques employed throughout the production.
    • Judd’s High School Radio Show
    • Raaaaaaaandy!: This mockumentary takes fans on the road with Aziz Ansari’s Randy character from the film.
  • Music from Funny People: Listen to music from and inspired by the film from James Taylor, Adam Sandler, Jon Brion and RZA
  • From the Archives: Watch Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow on a 1990 episode of The Midnight Hour with Bill Maher; Sandler’s first appearance on David Letterman; and Seth Rogen doing stand up at 13!
  • The Films of George Simmons: Watch footage from George Simmons' greatest films including Sayonara Davey and Merman
  • Prank Call 1990: Watch Sandler as he performs an actual prank phone call, in this archival footage from Judd Apatow’s personal video library
  • “Yo Teach…!”: Go “behind-the-scenes” of “Yo Teach…!”, the television show featured in the film Funny People

Blu-ray Exclusive Extras
  • Enjoy more hilarious laughs with two more Line-O-Rama’s
  • Watch additional Deleted, Extended and Alternate Scenes
  • Additional music and an extensive look at James Taylor on the set
  • Over an hour of stand up performances by the film’s cast
  • Additional archival material including Sandler’s second Letterman appearance, Sandler at Los Angeles’ famed Comedy & Magic Club and Judd Apatow performing on The Dennis Miller Show
  • Hilarious prank calls from Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow
  • Adam Sandler and Judd Apatow’s appearance on “Charlie Rose”
  • U-Control :Funny People music: Universal’s exclusive signature feature puts the viewer just a click away from additional insights into the music in the film without ever leaving the movie.
  • BD-Live : Download Center, My Chat & My Scenes Sharing
  • BD-Live: My Funny People Commentary: Create play-by-play video, audio or text movie commentary and share it with friends through and the BD-Live Center

On DVD the film is presented in 1.85:1 Anamorphic Widescreen with English, French and Spanish DD5.1 Surround audio, English Audio Description and English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.

On Blu-ray the film is presented in 1080P 1.85:1 Widescreen with English 5.1 DTS-HD MA, French and Spanish 5.1 DTS Surround, English Audio Description and English SDH, French and Spanish subtitles.

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