Iron Man 2 Arrives on DVD/Blu-ray on September 28th

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Iron Man 2 DVD Blu ray details Iron Man 2 Arrives on DVD/Blu ray on September 28th

Even if Iron Man 2 didn’t match up to to the level of the first film, it still was a lot of fun. If you agree then you might be interested to know that Iron Man 2 is hitting store shelves this Fall.

Paramount Home Entertainment has announced that Iron Man 2 will be released in the U.S. on DVD, Blu-ray and digital download on September 28th, 2010. As has become the norm (particularly with blockbusters like this), the film will have three different releases: a single DVD disc, a two-disc DVD version and a triple combo pack with the DVD, Blu-ray and a digital copy.

So what can you expect from Iron Man 2 in each of the different releases? Well, you’ll be happy to know there’s tons of extras to dig into. Here’s the full list of special features and other technical details from Paramount itself (via Coming Soon):

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IRON MAN 2 BLU-RAY/DVD COMBO PACK

The Iron Man 2 Blu-ray is presented in 1080p high definition with English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio, French 5.1 Dolby Digital, Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital and Brazilian Portuguese 5.1 Dolby Digital and English, English SDH, French, Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese subtitles. The DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc 1 (Blu-ray):

  • Feature film with optional commentary by Jon Favreau (HD)
  • S.H.I.E.L.D. Data Vault (HD)— Extend your knowledge of the Marvel Cinematic Universe with high-level clearance into S.H.I.E.L.D.’s digital data vault. Interact with select scenes from the movie that include new layers of graphics and insider information. View case files, dossiers, S.H.I.E.L.D. training films, tech details and more.
  • Previsualization and Animatics (HD)

Disc 2 (Blu-ray):

Ultimate Iron Man: The Making of Iron Man 2 (HD)

  • Rebuilding the Suit: An all-encompassing look at the beginning stages of this mammoth blockbuster.
  • A Return to Action: From Marvel Studios to the streets of Monaco, Jon Favreau takes viewers through the trials and triumphs of continuing Iron Man’s story.
  • Expanding the Universe: From the amazing sets of Stark Expo to Tony Stark’s home and beyond, the Marvel Universe continues to unfold into new and exciting places.
  • Building a Legacy: From filming to editing, scoring and visual effects, Favreau and his team face the challenges of bringing the sequel to the big screen.

Featurettes (HD)

  • Creating Stark Expo: A look at how the sets and computer-generated elements combine to create the massive set piece.
  • Practical Meets Digital: How the “practical” props inform the “digital” work that ultimately brings our hero to life on screen.
  • Illustrated Origin: Nick Fury: A comprehensive journey into creating one of the most mysterious and influential heroes in the Marvel Universe.
  • Illustrated Origin: Black Widow: An exciting look at the new femme fatale introduced in Iron Man 2.
  • Illustrated Origin: War Machine: A look at the introduction of the character and how his friendship with Tony Stark resonates with fans.
  • Working with DJ AM: Jon Favreau remembers working with Adam Goldstein.

Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Jon Favreau (HD)

  • Alternate Opening
  • Coulson at the Senate
  • The Sub-Orbital Jet
  • Tony’s Workshop (extended)
  • Natalie Wears the Gauntlet
  • Flying Party Girl
  • Mark II Security
  • Element Rediscovered (extended)

Other Features

  • Concept Art Gallery
  • Theatrical Trailers (HD)
  • Music Video: AC/DC “Shoot To Thrill”

Disc 3 (DVD):

  • Feature Film
  • Digital Copy

IRON MAN 2 TWO-DISC DVD

The Iron Man 2 DVD is presented in widescreen enhanced for 16:9 TVs with Dolby Digital English 5.1 Surround, French 5.1 Surround and Spanish 5.1 Surround and English, French and Spanish subtitles. The disc breakdown is as follows:

Disc 1:

  • Feature film with optional commentary by Jon Favreau

Disc 2:

Deleted Scenes with optional commentary by Jon Favreau

  • Alternate Opening
  • Coulson at the Senate
  • Natalie Wears the Gauntlet
  • Element Rediscovered (extended)
  • Featurettes
  • Creating Stark Expo
  • Practical Meets Digital

Other Features

  • Music Video: AC/DC “Shoot To Thrill”
  • Digital Copy

IRON MAN 1-DISC DVD

  • The single-disc DVD includes the feature film with commentary by Jon Favreau.

I will probably end up buying Iron Man 2 and I will likely go for the three-disc combo version simply because I love seeing as much of the behind-the-scenes stuff as possible. As I said, I don’t think the film was anywhere near as good as the first, but I’m very interested to see how the visual effects and all the sets and (of course) the Iron Man suit itself were put together.

Will you be buying Iron Man 2 on DVD or Blu-ray? If so which version will you be laying down your hard-earned cash for?

As stated, Iron Man 2 hits DVD and Blu-ray on September 28th, 2010. You can pre-order your copy now at Amazon.

Source: Paramount Home Entertainment (via Coming Soon)

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  1. I remember when they could fit a lot of this on one DVD….now they cant get it on 2 and wont even give DVD people that option.

    Will still pay for the 2 DVD one though.

  2. IF i get it it will be the combo pack…….

  3. The best one to get is always the combo packs,the 2 disc one cost almost the same…….if u have no blu ray ull probably get one soon,theyre gonna start getting rid of DVDs soon……

  4. @aknot,

    Heh, I know what you mean. But “2-Disc Edition” looks better on the shelf ;-)

    • I just dont see the sense in getting a BluRay if my TV doesn’t support it fully and my DVD/TV combo currently works well.

      Do you guys get price points (costs) for the various bundles?

  5. I like the way the 2 disc looks but the combo is much better cuz the blu ray always includes a bit more not to mention its picture……i like action movies in blu ray……Aknot,so u thinking on buying a blu player soon?!?

    • Not until all 3 DVD players go south. So probably not until June of next year…. yes I have a plan the wife does not know about… bwahahahaha.

  6. I will not be buying this, I will downloaad it.

    The reason?

    The crappy extras on the 2 disc dvd. How many people have blu ray over dvd? I hate blu ray!!!!!!! The 2 disc will be the same price as the bluray version and you get less for your money!!! What possible, sensible reason is there for this? if you want extras, you are now forced to upgrade to a new kind of player that is inherently dodgy.

    When i play dvd’s through my XBOX onto my HD TV through HDMI, the picture difference between that and a blu ray is negligable.

    Such a rip off!

    • I feel your pain, believe me. I don’t have a Blu-Ray player, and I’m a little ticked because the Blu-Ray will have more features than the 2 disc DVD.

      The first Iron Man 2 disc DVD had so many wonderful goodies on it, and that kinda spoiled me.

    • Yeah, the whole “digital copy” thing really cuts into the special features. The Dark Knight, Watchmen, Terminator Salvation, etc all had digital copies and shiat for special features on the second disc.

  7. Lol!!!!! Thats soooo funny hahaha!!!!! Well id recommend getting the blu ray combos now,but your wife will suspect bwahhhaaahaha!!!!

    • Exactly, she will be like why are you getting the BluRay one, I will say well it has the DVD in it also…. She will then ask well why not just get the DVD one… at that point I would have to gas her and drag her out of the store waking her up and telling her she slipped and bumped her head…

      This will be the 3rd or 4th time something like this has happened so she will eventually catch on….

  8. Drsambecket
    Soon they will only have Blu rays in stores,theyre gonna get rid of DVDs…….

    • No, they really arent. It took them ten or so years to fade out VHS after dvd came on the scene.

  9. Yeah but it will still happen……

    • Yeah in years to come maybe, when you get a blu ray player for £50 maybe I’ll buy one, but at the moment, I fail to see why people without blu ray should be victimised for not upgrading.

    • What are you going to do when Blu-Ray is replaced soon? This is a very interesting article.
      http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/17399/samsung-blu-ray-5-years-left

  10. True. But i wanna have a blu ray collection by that time;.) i try to get the cheap ones cuz theyre all expensive!!!!!! Next things gonna be blu ray 3d…….

  11. Aknot
    I gotta say u are the funniest commenter to date!!!!!! Wow im laughing soooo hard right now hahahaha!!!!!!

    • im not converting my 300+ multi-disk dvds to blu-ray anytime soon….

      • exactly, i’ve got close to 3000 dvds

        • wow sam lol, thats about how many one of my uncles have too

        • @DrSamBeckett & anthony…

          As of right now, I have a paltry 19 DVD’s in my collection (it’ll soon be 22 DVD’s when my order from Amazon comes), and several of them are either 2 disc (Iron Man, I Am Legend, XXX: Unrated Director’s Cut, Star Trek (2009), Tropic Thunder: Director’s Cut, Blade: Trinity – Unrated and Event Horizon) or 3 disc special editions (The Incredible Hulk).

          I do have the Sherlock Holmes Blu-Ray/DVD combo, but I gave it to my sister as a belated birthday gift. She has a Blu-Ray player, but it doesn’t have the BD-Live feature, though.

          • Ah, Event Horizon, my third favourite movie.

  12. I have a ps3 and blu player;) i love blu ray,wish their prices go down though…..

  13. Critics of Spider-Man 3 need to take a hard look at Iron Man 2.
    ^
    Same formula,,,only Spider-Man 3 pulled it off,,,, ok let the attack begin!

    Lol,,,

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