06/29/11 Update: Pre-orders are now available for both “Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy“, at $55.99 and “Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy Limited Edition Gift Set” for $83.99. Keep in mind with Amazon’s pre-order price guarantee, you will get the lowest price before the title gets released on October 25th.
Universal Studios Home Entertainment has officially announced the release of all three Jurassic Park films (Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, and Jurassic Park III) as the Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy on Blu-ray Disc for the first time on October 25th, 2011.
The films will be remastered for Blu-ray in full 1080p, in their original 1.85:1 aspect ratios, along with lossless DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1 surround audio tracks. The set comes with digital copies of each film. A seperate Limited Edition Gift Set is also available, and comes with the first release and a custom T-Rex dinosaur statuette.
Stay tuned here at Blu-ray View for more information and details on pre-orders as they come.
Special Bonus Features Listing
The Blu-ray set will contain all the features from the previous DVD releases, plus over two hours of new, BD-only exclusive features.
- Return to Jurassic Park – This six-part documentary features all-new interviews with the many of the cast members from all three films, the filmmakers and Steven Spielberg.
- Dawn of a New Era
- Making Pre-history
- The Next Step in Evolution
- Finding The Lost World
- Something Survived
- The Third Adventure
- The Making of Jurassic Park Featurette
- The Making of The Lost World: Jurassic Park Featurette
- The Making of Jurassic Park III Featurette
- Steven Spielberg Directs Jurassic Park Featurette
- Early Pre-Production Meetings
- The World of Jurassic Park Featurette
- The Magic of Industrial Light & Magic Featurette
- Location Scouting
- Phil Tippett Animatics: Raptors In The Kitchen Featurette
- The Jurassic Park Phenomenon: A Discussion with Author Michael Crichton Featurette
- Industrial Light & Magic and Jurassic Park: Before and After The Visual Effects Featurette
- Industrial Light & Magic and The Lost World: Jurassic Park Before & After Featurette
- The Industrial Light & Magic Press Reel
- A Visit to Industrial Light & Magic Featurette
- Hurricane in Kauai Featurette
- Dinosaur Turntables Featurette
- The Dinosaurs of Jurassic Park III Featurette
- Montana: Finding New Dinosaurs Featurette
- Animatics: T-Rex Attack Featurette
- The Special Effects of Jurassic Park III Featurette
- The Sounds of Jurassic Park III Featurette
- The Art of Jurassic Park III Featurette
- Tour of Stan Winston Studio Featurette
- Feature Commentary on Jurassic Park III with Special Effects Team
- Production Archives: Storyboards, Models, Photographs, Design Sketches, and Conceptual Drawings
- Deleted Scenes
- Theatrical Trailers
- My Scenes
- pocket BLU
- Advanced Remote Control
- Video Timeline
- Browse Titles
- Keyboard Interaction
“The wait is finally over to experience one of the most anticipated motion-picture trilogies of all time like never before when Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park III debut as a trilogy set on Blu-ray™ October 25, 2011 from Universal Studios Home Entertainment. Acclaimed filmmaker Steven Spielberg’s award-winning cinematic franchise, based on the best-selling book by Michael Crichton, generated nearly $2 billion combined at the worldwide box office and featured groundbreaking visual effects that changed the art of movie-making forever. Now, all three epic films have been digitally restored and remastered in flawless high definition for the ultimate viewing experience. Additionally, the films’ visceral sound effects and the unforgettable music from legendary composer John Williams can now be heard in pristine 7.1 surround sound. Arriving in stores just in time for holiday gift giving, this collectible three-movie set also features hours of bonus features, including an all-new, six-part documentary and digital copies of all three films that can be viewed on an array of electronic and portable devices anytime, anywhere. The Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy is also available on DVD, as well as in a spectacular Limited Edition Blu-ray Trilogy Gift Set which includes a custom T-rex dinosaur statue.
“From the moment T-rex first towered over worldwide movie audiences, the Jurassic Park Trilogy has electrified fans with its heart-pounding action and awe-inspiring technological innovations,” says Craig Kornblau, President of Universal Studios Home Entertainment. “With this newly remastered and digitally restored edition, we continue the franchise’s legacy by delivering to home viewers spectacular picture and sound that keeps the films as fresh and visceral now as they were when audiences first experienced them.”
The Jurassic Park Ultimate Trilogy features an all-star cast including Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum, Samuel L. Jackson, Richard Attenborough, Ariana Richards, Joseph Mozzello, Julianne Moore, Vince Vaughn, William H. Macy and Tea Leoni. In addition to the talented cast of actors, the Trilogy features stars of a different magnitude—from the huge Tyrannosaurus rex to the vicious Velociraptor, the Jurassic Park films showcase an extraordinary level of realism and technical innovation brought to life by a talented design team which include: Stan Winston, Live Action Dinosaurs; ILM’s Dennis Muren, Full Motion Dinosaurs; Phil Tippett, Dinosaur Supervisor; Michael Lantieri, Special Dinosaur Effects and Special Visual Effects by Industrial Light & Magic.
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