The 2021 animated film “The Mitchells vs the Machines“ is officially coming to Blu-ray Disc on December 14th, via Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. The film, as seen on Netflix, made by the folks at Sony Pictures Animation, was co-directed by Michael Rianda and Jeff Rowe. It features the voice talents of Abbi Jacobson, Danny McBride, Maya Rudolph, Eric André, Olivia Colman, Fred Armisen, Beck Bennett, Chrissy Teigen, John Legend, Charlyne Yi, and Conan O’Brien. Lastly, regarding the film, it also is most certainly worth noting, at the time of writing, that this is “Certified Fresh” over at Rotten Tomatoes.
This version will be known as “The Katie Mitchell Special Edition” — where the character claims the following (on the cover art):
“Super special features made by me. I made this!!! So you gotta buy it!! I promise the special features are good & don’t stink.”
UPDATE: The tech specs include a 1080p HD video presentation in the 1.85:1 aspect ratio with DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1 lossless surround sound. The bonus materials set to be included on the release feature some Blu-ray exclusives and are detailed below.
- Katie’s Cabinet of Forgotten Wonders: Take a rare look inside Katie Mitchell’s filmmaking process as she gives you an exclusive look into how the movie was made.
- Dumb Robots Trailer
- The Original “Mitchells” Story Pitch
- The Furby Scene – How? Why?
- PAL’s World
- The Mitchells Vs. The Machines: Or How a Group of Passionate Weirdos Made a Big Animated Movie: Go inside the story of The Mitchells vs the
Machines and meet a group of first-time filmmakers & talented cast who banded together to take a collective risk on making a unique, original, and totally off-the-wall film about an everyday, epic, world-saving family!
- How To Make Sock Puppets: Katie Mitchell opens the door to her film school. Learn how to make sock puppets who could be extras in your next short film!
- How To Make Katie Face Cupcakes: Enjoy making cupcakes only a mother could love.
- Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter: Katie Mitchell is back and creating the most hilarious film of her young career – check out an all-new mini-movie, Dog Cop 7: The Final Chapter. In a world where the holidays are being haunted by the Candy Cane Kidnapper, there is only one Dog with the skills to solve the case.
- Katie’s Extended Cinematic Bonanza Cut! Prepare to witness Katie’s director’s cut, an extended version of the original film with over 40 minutes of deleted scenes.
- 8 Bonus Scenes: Get more Mitchells with over 20 minutes of Deleted & Extended Scenes.
- Filmmakers’ commentary
The Blu-ray release will come in the form of a “combo pack” with its DVD counterpart and a digital code (copy) of the film. You can now find that the Blu-ray Disc is listed for preorder over at Amazon and at retailer Target. More on this soon.
Further below, after the break, you can find the trailer for the film and the full announcement about the home video release.