The Thunderous Fun of ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Lands on Blu-ray March 6th

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Thor: Ragnarok

New Zealand director Taika Waititi made his first foray into blockbuster territory with Thor: Ragnarok, the third film from Marvel Studios focused on the God of Thunder. Needless to say, Taika Waititi delivered a hit. Thor: Ragnarok was one of the best reviewed Marvel Studios films and easily the highest grossing of all the Thor movies. Now this colorful and hilarious entry into the Marvel Cinematic Universe is geared up to land on Digital HD February 20,2018 and DVD/Blu-ray (including 4K) on March 6, 2018.

In Thor: Ragnarok, the eponymous God of Thunder (Chris Hemsworth) faces his greatest challenge yet when the nefarious God of Death, Hela (Cate Blanchett), is freed from the isolation that Odin (Anthony Hopkins) has kept her in for centuries. Not only does Hela destory Thor’s mighty hammer Mjolnir, she banishes Thor and his brother Loki (Tom Hiddleston) from Asgard to the junker planted Sakaar. Upon landing on Sakaar, Thor is captured by Valkyrie (Tessa Thompson) and delivers him to the Grandmaster (Jeff Goldblum), the demented rule of Sakaar, so Thor may battle in the Grandmaster’s Contest of Champions. It’s there, of course, that Thor finds himself face to face with his old friend and fellow Avenger the Hulk (Mark Ruffalo).

Like other entries in the MCU, Thor: Ragnarok is colorful and fun piece of pop entertainment. What really makes Taika Waititi’s entry in the MCU stand apart from so many other Marvel films is the irreverent sense of humor that he brings. Thor: Ragnarok is a genuinely hilarious movie that plays on the comedic strengths of Chris Hemsworth, building upon his outrageously hilarious work in Ghostbusters (2016). With splashy, wild visuals, plenty of laughs, and eye-popping action that is just out of this world, Thor: Ragnarok will be a welcome edition in any home video library due to the fact that it’s eminently rewatchable, meaning that depending on your preferred format, February 20th (Digital HD) or March 6th (Blu-ray) can’t come soon enough.

See below for a full rundown of the special features for Thor: Ragnarok.

The special features on the Blu-ray for Thor: Ragnarok:

BONUS MATERIAL (may vary by retailer):

Blu-ray:

  • Director’s Introduction
  • Deleted/Extended Scenes – Deleted Scenes: The Sorcerer Supreme, Skurge Finds Heimdall & Hulk Chases Thor Through Sakaar and Extended Scenes: Thor Meets the Grandmaster, Stupid Avenger vs. Tiny Avenger & Grandmaster and Topaz
  • Gag Reel – Watch a collection of goofs, gaffes and pratfalls starring the cast
  • Exclusive Short/Team Darryl – Fresh off being unseated as the ruler of Sakaar, the Grandmaster makes his way to Earth to start a new life. It’s been over a year since Thor left Australia and Darryl has been struggling to pay his rent. Now Darryl needs a new roommate to help make the monthly payments. Unfortunately for Darryl, the Grandmaster was the only one who answered Darryl’s “Roommate Needed” ad and with no viable options, the Grandmaster moves in.
  • Marvel Studios: The First Ten Years – The Evolution of Heroes – Marvel’s universe is vast and transcends both time and space. We’ll examine the Cinematic Universe as a whole and revisit each of our heroes’ current location and their place in the current MCU timeline, as it all leads up to the one culminating event: “Avengers: Infinity War.”
  • Getting in Touch with Your Inner Thor – “Thor: Ragnarok” director Taika Waititi has brought his unique sensibility and sense of humor to the film in a great many ways but it is the evolution of Thor’s own sense of humor, which stands out the most in the new film. This piece explores the impact Chris Hemsworth has made on the development of his widely-loved character and celebrates the mighty cast and crew who reveal the fun and hard work that went into assembling Thor’s eccentric counterparts.
  • Unstoppable Women: Hela & Valkyrie – This piece explores the strong female characters in “Thor: Ragnarok,” their importance in the MCU, their incredible casting and their epic comic origins.
  • Finding Korg – A tongue-in-cheek interview with Taika on casting Korg. He describes the difficult search for just the right evolution of the character design, and the nuances of this instantly classic character in the MCU. This conversation will also delve into all the extraordinary visual effects that brought Korg, Sakaar and the worlds of “Thor: Ragnarok” to life.
  • Sakaar: On the Edge of the Known and Unknown – Sakaar is the collection point for all lost and unloved things. This documentary will answer all known and unknown questions while also exploring the hard work and creativity that went into creating the look and feel of Sakaar. From design inspired by Jack Kirby’s classic artwork to the dedication of the visual development team to the awe-inspiring physical and digital production, you will see this distant world come alive.
  • Journey into Mystery – A deep dive story piece with the writers, director and producer Kevin Feige about the inspirations for “Thor: Ragnarok” within the comics. Most notably, the contest of champions limited series where the Grandmaster pitted our favorite heroes against one another as he does in the film. This piece also further explores Thor’s comic book origins and classic arcs through interviews with some of the most important comic creators, such as Walt Simonson and Jack Kirby.
  • 8bit Scenes – Final Bridge Battle + Sakaar Spaceship Battle. Dive into these climactic sequences presented in retro video-game format.
  • Directors Commentary

Digital Exclusives:

  • Evolution of Thor and Hulk’s Bromance – We’ll examine this Super Hero friendship, which has spanned through several Marvel films. From their original Helicarrier fight match to the now iconic Hulk punch from Avengers 1, see how Marvel’s most powerful Super Heroes become the most extraordinary Super Hero buddies.

  • Additional Deleted Scenes – Travel to Asgard & Race To The Wormhole

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