‘Bedtime Stories’ Is a Family-Friendly Fable

Adam Sandler (You Don’t Mess with the Zohan) shares the movie screen with Keri Russell (Waitress), Guy Pearce (Traitor), Russell Brand (Forgetting Sarah Marshall) and Courtney Cox Arquette (“Friends”) in Bedtime Stories, a touching comic fable of an underdog whose fortune finally changes.
As the handyman at the hotel his father used to own, Skeeter Bronson (Adam Sandler) spends his days changing light bulbs and competing with the hotel’s smarmy manager (Guy Pearce) for the attention of the new owner’s beautiful, partying daughter, Violet (Theresa Palmer). When Skeeter’s sister Wendy (Courteney Cox) asks him to babysit her two kids for a week while she’s out of town, Skeeter entertains his niece and nephew with elaborate, original bedtime stories that transport them to exotic locales like ancient Greece, the Wild West and outer space. As he tells one outlandish tale after another, it’s the kids’ unexpected contributions that turn all of their lives upside down. Full of imaginative special effects and good-natured hilarity, Bedtime Stories is a winning combination of comedy and adventure.
Bedtime Stories arrives in a Limited Time 3-Disc Combo Pack on Sunday, April 5, 2009 from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment— two full days before its DVD debut. The 3-Disc Combo Pack includes a Blu-ray Disc™, a bonus standard definition disc, plus a special DisneyFile Digital Copy that allows viewers to enjoy the film on an array of mobile devices in their choice of iTunes or Windows Media formats. Also available exclusively on the 3-Disc Combo Pack: BD-Live™ including Movie Chat, Movie Mail, Movie Challenge and Movie Rewards (US only). A perfect family gift for Easter or anytime, the Bedtime Stories 3-Disc Deluxe Edition is available for a limited time only.The single-disc DVD and 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD of Bedtime Stories will be available starting Tuesday, April 7, 2009.
Rated PG for some typical rude humor and mild language, Bedtime Stories is family friendly and appropriate for kids.
BONUS FEATURES FOR BEDTIME STORIES ON BLU-RAY HI-DEF AND 2-DISC DELUXE EDITION
DVD
Both the 3-Disc Combo Pack and 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD of Bedtime Stories include these
exciting bonus features plus DisneyFile Digital Copy:
• Until Gravity Do Us Part – A behind-the-scenes look at the film’s special effects
• It’s Bugsy – A close up look at the star of Bedtimes Stories, Bugsy the big-eyed
guinea pig
• To All The Little People
• Hilarious Bloopers and Deleted Scenes
The 2-Disc Deluxe Edition DVD set also comes with the featurette “Dylan & Cole Sprouse: Blu-ray is
Suite.”
Bedtime Stories has a suggested retail price of $39.99 (U.S.) and $49.99 (Canada) for the 3-Disc Combo Pack, a $69.00 value based on value of the products if sold separately ($85.00 in Canada.)
The 2-Disc Deluxe Edition is priced at $32.99 (U.S.) and $40.99 (Canada); the 1-Disc DVD is $29.99
(U.S.) and $35.99 (Canada).
BLU-RAY STREET DATE: April 5, 2009
DVD STREET DATE: April 7, 2009
Pricing: Single disc: $29.99 US; 35.99 CAN
Two disc: $34.99 US; $40.99 CAN
Three disc (including Blu-ray Hi-def): $39.99; $49.99 CAN
Feature run time: 99 minutes
Rated: US: PG, Bonus Material Not Rated
Canada: G
Technical specifications may only apply to feature
Aspect ratio: Widescreen
Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround, French and Spanish
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