2017 Michael Pearce film “Beast” with Jessie Buckley on Blu-ray in September


The 2017 Michael Pearce written & directed film “Beast” starring Jessie Buckley is coming to Blu-ray Disc on September 4th via Lionsgate. The film is “certified fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes with a 94% (out of 100%) rating. Tech specs for the release include full 1080p HD video in the 2.39:1 aspect ratio and DTS-HD 5.1 Master Audio sound. The title is available for PRE-ORDER now over at Amazon. Bonus materials set to be included on the release are listed below.

  • “The Making of Beast” Featurette
  • “A Look at Beast” Photo Gallery

Further below, after the break, you’ll find the official announcement for this release.




Street Date: 9/4/18

Blu-ray™ + Digital SRP: $21.99

DVD SRP: $19.98


Experience the “unexpected and terrifying” (Brian Tallerico, RogerEbert.com) when Beast arrives on Blu-ray™ (plus Digital) and DVD September 4 from Lionsgate. From exciting new writer/director Michael Pearce (Rite, Keeping Up with the Joneses) comes a thrilling and dark modern-day fairy tale starring newcomer Jessie Buckley in a breakout role that critics are calling “a star-making performance” (Chris Nashawaty, Entertainment Weekly). The film was nominated for multiple categories of filmmaking and acting at prestigious film festivals including the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival, 2017 London Film Festival, and 2018 Miami Film Festival. The Beast Blu-ray and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $21.99 and $19.98, respectively.


Moll is a troubled woman, still living at home, stifled by the small island community around her. When she meets Pascal, a free-spirited stranger, a whole new world opens up to her and she begins to feel alive for the first time, falling madly in love. Finally breaking free from her family, Moll moves in with Pascal to start a new life. But when Pascal is arrested as the key suspect in a series of brutal murders, Moll is left isolated and afraid and finds herself forced to make choices that will impact her life forever.


  • “The Making of Beast” Featurette
  • “A Look at Beast” Photo Gallery


Jessie Buckley TV’s “Taboo,” “War & Peace”

Johnny Flynn Clouds of Sils Maria, TV’s “Lovesick”

Trystan Gravelle TV’s “The Terror,” Anonymous

and Geraldine James Sherlock Holmes, Alice in Wonderland

Trailer: https://youtu.be/fJQSzOxDTjc

Year of Production: 2017

Title Copyright: Beast © 2017 Agile Stray Beast Limited / Channel Four Television Corporation / The British Film Institute. All Rights Reserved. Artwork & Supplementary Materials © 2018 Lions Gate Entertainment Inc. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Premiere

Rating: R for disturbing violent content, language and some sexuality

Genre: Thriller

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 106 Minutes

Blu-ray Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 Widescreen 2.39:1 Presentation

Blu-ray Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master AudioTM

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio