Hi Bryan Here….

Finally, Disney’s ‘Rocketeer’ is hitting blu-ray.  I’ve been looking forward to this blu-ray for quite some time now.  ‘The Rocketeer hits blu-ray shelves on December 13th, just in time for the holiday season.  No extras have been announced yet, but the transfer is presented in 1080p with a 2.35:1 aspect ration and an English 5.1 DTS-HD Master audio mix.  You can pre-order the film for $18.99 on Amazon.


Celebrate the 20th anniversary of director Joe Johnston’s (Captain America: The First Avenger) action-filled, witty The Rocketeer. Now with state-of-the-art digital restoration and enhanced high definition sound, experience it as it jets off for the first time on Disney Blu-rayTM.

The discovery of a top-secret jetpack hurls test pilot Cliff Secord into a daring adventure of mystery, suspense, and intrigue! Cliff encounters an assortment of ruthless villains, led by a Hollywood screen star who is a secret Nazi spy. With the help of his actress girlfriend, the young pilot battles enormous odds to defeat his foes who are anxious to use the device in an evil plan to rule the world. The dangerous mission transforms the ordinary young man into an extraordinary hero.


Billy Campbell (“The OC,” Enough)

Jennifer Connelly (Blood Diamond, The Dilemma)

Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine, Get Smart)

Timothy Dalton (The Tourist, “Chuck”)


Joe Johnston (Captain America: The First Avenger)

Director of Photography:

Hiro Narita (James and the Giant Peach)

Executive Producer:

Larry J. Franco (Batman Begins)


Dave Stevens (graphic novel “The Rocketeer”)

Danny Bilson, Paul De Meo & William Dear (story)

Danny Bilson & Paul De Meo (screenplay)

Street Date:

December 13, 2011

(Direct Prebook: Oct. 18/Distributor Prebook: Nov. 1)

Release Format:

1 Disc Blu-ray

Feature Run Time:

Approx. run time 109 minutes


PG (US & Canada)

Aspect Ratio:

1080p High Definition/2.35:1


English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio


English and French


English SDH and French


Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment

By Bryan Kluger

Former husky model, real-life Comic Book Guy, genre-bending screenwriter, nude filmmaker, hairy podcaster, pro-wrestling idiot-savant, who has a penchant for solving Rubik's Cubes and rolling candy cigarettes on unreleased bootlegs of Frank Zappa records.

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