Love Story gets Paramount Presents Blu-ray in February
The 1970 film “Love Story” will be celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new Blu-ray Disc release on February 9th, 2021 via Paramount Presents. This will be spine number #15 in the Paramount Presents series of Blu-ray releases. Note, this film had previously been released on the Blu-ray format back in 2012. The film, directed by Arthur Hiller, starred Ali MacGraw, Ryan O’Neal, John Marley, Ray Milland, and Tommy Lee Jones. This upcoming Blu-ray release will feature a new restoration from a new 4K transfer. There’s no specific info regarding the tech specs yet for the release but stay tuned for a possible update on that. UPDATE: You can now find this upcoming Paramount Presents Blu-ray release available to preorder over at Amazon.
The release will come with a digital copy of the film and the following bonus materials listed below.
- A New Filmmaker Focus with film historian Leonard Maltin
- Audio commentary by director Arthur Hiller
- Aan introduction by film critic Ben Mankiewicz
- Love Story: A Classic Remembered
- Theatrical trailer
Finally, you can find a glimpse at the packaging, including the foldout poster below.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of One of the Most Romantic Films of All Time with a Newly Restored Presentation of the Classic LOVE STORY
Limited-Edition Blu-ray™ Arrives February 9, 2021, Just in Time for Valentine’s Day
The timeless classic LOVE STORY celebrates its 50th anniversary with a brand-new Blu-ray in the Paramount Presents line, debuting February 9, 2021 from Paramount Home Entertainment.
Newly restored from a 4K film transfer, this new presentation beautifully captures the highs and lows of young love in a film that remains as impactful as ever. Based on Erich Segal’s best-selling novel, LOVE STORY was nominated for seven* Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, and became a cultural phenomenon, earning over $100 million at the domestic box office. In 2002, the AFI named it as #9 on its list of the 100 greatest love stories of all time.
The limited-edition Paramount Presents LOVE STORY Blu-ray includes the newly restored film, a new Filmmaker Focus with film historian Leonard Maltin, plus previously released content including a commentary by director Arthur Hiller, an introduction by film critic Ben Mankiewicz, Love Story: A Classic Remembered, and the theatrical trailer, plus access to a Digital copy of the film. The disc is presented in collectible packaging that includes a foldout image of the film’s theatrical poster, and an interior spread with key movie moments.
Ryan O’Neal and Ali MacGraw both received Oscar® nominations* for their starring roles in the timeless, unmatched tale from the heart. Harvard students Oliver (O’Neal) and Jenny (MacGraw) come from opposite backgrounds, but they share a chemistry they cannot deny—and a love they can’t ignore. Despite Oliver’s wealthy father threatening to disown him, the young couple marries and begins to build their new life together. But fate has other plans, and soon Oliver and Jenny face a crisis only the strongest of loves can endure.
About Paramount Presents
This collectible line spans celebrated classics to film-lover favorites, each from the studio’s renowned library. Every Paramount Presents release features never-before-seen bonus content and exclusive collectible packaging. Additional titles available in the Paramount Presents collection on Blu-ray include: Fatal Attraction, King Creole, To Catch a Thief, Flashdance, Days of Thunder, Pretty In Pink, Airplane!, Ghost, Roman Holiday, The Haunting, The Golden Child, Trading Places and The Court Jester.