Since becoming a mom my trips to the movie theater have dwindled, significantly. Gone are the days where I see a preview for a movie I'm interested in and then go see it opening weekend. Now I try and remember commercials I see for films I want to watch once they are released for at home viewing. This is the case for Tom Hanks' latest film A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. I was enchanted by Hanks' portrayal of Fred Rogers in the commercials and trailers and that's why I'm so excited to share that A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood will be available on digital on February 4th and 4K Ultra, Blu-ray and DVD on February 18th. This family film is rated PG and will be a bit old for my toddler but I know one thing she'll be interested in seeing, the bonus material featurette, Daniel Tiger Explains: Practice Makes Perfect.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Available on Digital February 4th and Blu-ray February 18th
CULVER CITY, CALIF. (January 22, 2019) – Put on your comfiest cardigan and spend some quality time with Academy Award®-winner Tom Hanks when he takes on the role of a lifetime as childhood icon and broadcast legend Fred Rogers in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, coming to digital February 4 and 4K Ultra HD™, Blu-ray™ and DVD February 18 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment.
The 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, DVD and digital releases are loaded with bonus features sure to please both longtime fans of Mister Rogers and newcomers to the Land of Make-Believe, including over 15 minutes of additional scenes, an adorable blooper reel, an all-new featurette starring Daniel Tiger, filmmaker commentary and a behind-the-scenes look at the work that went into bringing this heartwarming and inspiring story to life.
Tom Hanks portrays Mister Rogers in A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD, a timely story of kindness triumphing over cynicism, based on the true story of a real-life friendship between Fred Rogers and journalist Tom Junod. After a jaded magazine writer (Primetime Emmy® Award-winnerMatthew Rhys) is assigned a profile of Fred Rogers, he overcomes his skepticism, learning about kindness, love and forgiveness from America’s most beloved neighbor.
“Hanks is amazing” in the role that has earned him an Oscar® nomination for Actor in a Supporting Role—his sixth career Academy Award Nomination. He stars alongside Rhys, Screen Actors Guild Award®-winner Susan Kelechi Watson and Oscar®-winner Chris Cooper under the direction of acclaimed filmmaker Marielle Heller (Can You Ever Forgive Me?, The Diary of a Teenage Girl).
The film has achieved nearly universal praise, earning the designation of “Certified Fresh” from RottenTomatoes.com and receiving raves from critics, including Rolling Stone’s Pete Travers, who calls A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD “irresistible,” Pete Hammond of Deadline who says it’s “the movie we need right now” and FOX-TV’s Jake Hamilton who calls it “the most heartfelt and uplifting film of the year.”
A BEAUTIFUL DAY IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD has a runtime of approximately 109 minutes and is rated PG for some strong thematic material, a brief fight and some mild language.
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - Exclusive Clip
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - Bonus Materials
A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood - Cast & Crew
Director: Marielle Heller
Written By: Micah Fitzerman-Blue & Noah Harpster
Producers: Youree Henley, Peter Saraf, Marc Turtletaub, Leah Holzer
Executive Producers: Bergen Swanson, Noah Harpster, Micah Fitzerman-Blue, Edward Cheng, Howard Chen
Cast: Tom Hanks (Cast Away), Matthew Rhys (TV’s “The Americans”), Susan Kelechi Watson (TV’s “This is Us”) and Chris Cooper (Little Women)
 Best Actor in a Leading Role, Forrest Gump (1994) and Best Actor in a Leading Role, Philadelphia (1993)
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