Warner Bros. has announced the release of Rampage on home video, Digital on June 26, and 4K Ultra HD and Blu-ray on July 17. It will be available on 4K, Blu-ray (3D and standard), and DVD, Best Buy will have a Steelbook exclusive, no word on other exclusives. Check out the info below. Also of note Rampage has officially passed Pacific Rim's (2013) worldwide box office, it has hit nearly $414 million (almost $3 million more).
Update: Steelbook images below (note word's may vary on cover depending on country of release).
Best Buy Steelbook interiors and backs added (botttom).
Global icon Dwayne Johnson headlines the action adventure "Rampage," directed by Brad Peyton. Read on below to find out more details in regards to this monstrous release!
"Rampage" also stars Oscar nominee Naomie Harris ("Moonlight"), Malin Akerman (TV's "Billions"), Jake Lacy (TV's "Girls"), Joe Manganiello (TV's "True Blood"), and Jeffrey Dean Morgan (TV's "The Walking Dead"), P.J. Byrne ("The Wolf of Wall Street"), Marley Shelton (TV's "Rise"), Breanne Hill (TV's "Frontier"), Jack Quaid ("The Hunger Games: Catching Fire"), Matt Gerald (TV's "Daredevil"), Jason Liles ("Death Note"), Demetrius Grosse (TV's "The Brave") and Will Yun Lee (TV's "Hawaii Five-O").
Peyton directed from a screenplay by Ryan Engle, Carlton Cuse, Ryan J. Condal and Adam Sztykiel. The film's story was written by Ryan Engle.
"Rampage" was produced by Beau Flynn, John Rickard, Brad Peyton and Hiram Garcia. It marks the third collaboration between Johnson, Peyton, Flynn and Garcia, following the international blockbuster hit "San Andreas," Warner Bros.' highest grossing film of 2015, as well as 2012's global smash "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island." Executive producers were Marcus Viscidi, Dwayne Johnson, Dany Garcia, Jeff Fierson, Toby Emmerich, Richard Brener and Michael Disco.
The creative team includes director of photography Jaron Presant, production designer Barry Chusid, editors Jim May and Bob Ducsay, and costume designer Melissa Bruning. The music is composed by Andrew Lockington, who created the scores for "San Andreas" and "Journey 2: The Mysterious Island." Serving as co-producers were Wendy Jacobson, Josh Mack and Dana Robin.
The "Rampage" creatures were brought to life by acclaimed VFX supervisor Colin Strause, with five-time Academy Award-winning visual effects company Weta Digital.
The Blu-ray 3D Combo Pack features the theatrical version of the film in 3D high definition and high definition; the Blu-ray Combo Pack features a Blu-ray disc with the film in high definition, a Blu-ray disc with the special features in high definition, a DVD with the film in standard definition and a Digital version of the movie.
The 4K Ultra Blu-ray disc of "Rampage" will feature Dolby VisionTM HDR that dramatically expands the color palette and contrast range and uses dynamic metadata to automatically optimize the picture for every screen, frame by frame.
Also, the 4K Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D discs of "Rampage" will feature a Dolby Atmos® soundtrack remixed specifically for the home theater environment to place and move audio anywhere in the room, including overhead. To experience Dolby Atmos at home, a Dolby Atmos enabled AV receiver and additional speakers are required, or a Dolby Atmos enabled sound bar. Dolby Atmos soundtracks are also fully backward compatible with traditional audio configurations and legacy home entertainment equipment.
Synopsis: In 1993, a breakthrough new technology gave scientists a path to treat incurable diseases through genetic editing. In 2016, due to its potential for misuse, the U.S. Intelligence Community designated genetic editing a "Weapon of Mass Destruction and Proliferation."
Johnson stars as primatologist Davis Okoye, a man who keeps people at a distance but shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, incredibly rare albino silverback gorilla who has been in his care since he rescued the young orphan from poachers. But a rogue genetic experiment gone awry mutates this gentle ape into a raging creature of enormous size.
To make matters worse, it's soon discovered there are other similarly altered animals. As these newly created super creatures tear across North America, destroying everything in their path, Okoye teams with discredited geneticist Kate Caldwell (Naomie Harris) to secure an antidote, fighting his way through an ever-changing battlefield, not only to halt a global catastrophe but to save the fearsome creature that was once his friend.
Special Features (Blu-ray):
Not A Game Anymore – From arcade sensation to movie monster epic, we explore how the Midway video game inspired the filmmakers to create the ultimate disaster film. (Also on DVD)
Gag Reel – Hilarious outtakes and mishaps captured during production.
Deleted Scenes – Deleted scenes that barely missed the final theatrical cut.
Rampage – Actors in Action: Strap in for a wild ride as Dwayne Johnson, Joe Manganiello and the cast prepare for the film's demanding stunts and explosive set pieces.
Trio of Destruction – Follow the innovative design team and the artists at Weta Digital as they bring to life the biggest and baddest monsters for the film's climactic battle royal.
Attack on Chicago – Director Brad Peyton reveals the challenges of filming on-location in Chicago and turning digital destruction into a cinematic reality.
Bringing George to Life – Discover the wonder of what it's like to be a gorilla, as movement coordinator Terry Notary teaches actor Jason Liles how to move, behave and become "George."
Audio: English, Canadian French, Brazilian Portuguese
Subtitles: English, Latin Spanish, Parisian French, Canadian French
Rampage surpassed $90 million at the US box office officially and it is on the verge of passing $400 million worldwide, which it should do this coming weekend with it's last opening in Japan (May 18th). While some will said it's US take is nothing to write home about it's the International side that is more impressive, particularly China.
As it has become increasingly obvious films do not have to have huge takes in the US to be viewed as successful, the first Pacific Rim was one that got approved for a sequel based on the $100 plus million it did in China. In the case of Rampage it's China box office is none to shabby, it currently is at nearly $155 million.
To compare only Kong: Skull Island (of the recent giant monster films) was higher with $168 million, and many Marvel films failed to beat it, even Black Panther which hit only about $105 million there. China is the second biggest market behind the US so a films success there is a big deal and helps in a films bottom line and approval for sequels. $400 million is the sort of magic number for success for big blockbusters (depending on budget, promotion), Rampage falls into that category.
Below is a comparison to other similar action films.
China Box Office Totals (Via Box Office Mojo)
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