Posted Mon Nov 8, 2021 at 07:39 AM PST by Matthew Hartman
Ridley Scott's latest medieval epic The Last Duel starring Matt Damon, Jodie Comer, Adam Driver, and Ben Affleck comes home to Blu-ray and 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on December 14th.
Much like every other Ridley Scott-directed medieval sword and armor film, The Last Duel failed to gain much of a following at the box office. While a hit with critics, few people braved the theater to see this film about a woman whose husband challenges her attacker to a duel to the death to restore her honor. I tried to see it myself, but it lasted at my local theater for all of a week. Even without a huge box office offering, it's nice to see Disney/Fox Studios giving this film a full 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release with Dolby Atmos audio.
Obviously, The Last Duel is also coming out on Blu-ray, but Disney didn't send along the cover art for that set. I imagine it'll look pretty much the same. Also, there's no word as of yet about any kind of retailer exclusive packaging or SteelBook option. We're pretty sure Disney will keep to their usual pattern and offer the disc in HDR10 with the 4K streaming picking up Dolby Vision. The 4K disc will offer Atmos audio while the 1080p disc will only be equipped with a DTS-HD MA 7.1 mix. Bonus features are pretty light, amounting to all of a single featurette. Who wants to bet since this is a Ridley Scott film there will be a Director's Cut edition with more elaborate bonus features? That said, I do hope Disney/Fox has Kingdom of Heaven lined up for a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release.
As of now neither the Blu-ray or 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray are up for pre-order, but as soon as they are we'll update our listings ASAP.
Here's the full press release:
“INTELLIGENT AND GENUINELY DARING”
– Ben Croll, IndieWire
20th Century Studios’ The Last Duel Arrives on Digital November 30
and on 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD December 14
LOS ANGELES, CA (November 8, 2021) – 20th Century Studios’ historical epic, The Last Duel, unravels the true story about France’s last sanctioned duel. Directed by the critically acclaimed Ridley Scott, the film stars Jodie Comer and Adam Driver as well as Academy Award® winners Matt Damon and Ben Affleck. Certified-Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes™, The Last Duel will be available on Digital November 30 and on 4K UHD, Blu-ray and DVD December 14.
Jodie Comer is spellbinding in this tale of betrayal and vengeance set in 14th century France from visionary filmmaker Ridley Scott. Based on actual events, the film stars Matt Damon and Adam Driver as friends Jean de Carrouges and Jacques Le Gris, two knights who must fight to the death after de Carrouges’s wife (Comer) accuses Le Gris of assault.
20th Century Studios’ The Last Duel Bonus Features*
*bonus features vary by product and retailer
Matt Damon as Sir Jean de Carrouges
Adam Driver as Jacques Le Gris
Jodie Comer as Marguerite de Carrouges
Ben Affleck as Pierre d'Alençon
Ridley Scott, p.g.a
Kevin J. Walsh, p.g.a
Jennifer Fox, p.g.a
Nicole Holofcener, p.g.a
Matt Damon, p.g.a
Ben Affleck, p.g.a
& Ben Affleck
& Matt Damon
Based upon the book by
20th Century Studios’ The Last Duel Product Specifications
Digital: November 30
Physical: December 14
Digital: 4K UHD, HD, SD
Feature Run Time
Approx. 153 mins
U.S. Rated R
Bonus material not rated
4K Ultra HD: English 7.1.4 Dolby Atmos, Spanish 7.1 Dolby Digital Plus, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English AD 2.0 Dolby Digital
Blu-ray: English 7.1 DTS-HDMA, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, English AD 2.0 Dolby Digital
DVD: English 5.1 Dolby, Spanish 5.1 Dolby, French 5.1 Dolby, English AD 2.0 Dolby
Digital: English Dolby Atmos (UHD only, some platforms), English 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, French 5.1 & 2.0 Dolby Digital, English Descriptive Audio 2.0 Dolby Digital (some platforms)
4K Ultra HD: English SDH, Spanish, French
Blu-ray: English SDH, Spanish, French
DVD: English SDH, Spanish, French
Digital: English SDH, French, Spanish (some platforms)
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