The Finest Hours, one of the greatest rescues stories ever told, brings classic virtue & heroism to audiences everywhere with the remarkable true-life events that inspired the film. The film that captures the heart of true American heroism, storms home on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, Digital HD, Disney Movies Anywhere on May 24th.
The Finest Hours, the heroic action-thriller based on the true story of a 1952 U.S. Coast Guard rescue, stars Chris Pine, Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck, Ben Foster, and Eric Bana, The Finest Hours makes its in-home debut packaged with a host of bonus features about the making of the movie and the remarkable true-life events that inspired it.
The Finest Hours Storms Home on Blu-Ray and Digital HD
Based on the acclaimed non-fiction book of the same name by Casey Sherman and Michael J. Tougias, viewers can enjoy diving into the thrilling eye of the storm with: An all-new documentary “Against All Odds: The Bernie Webber Story,” in which real-life residents of Chatham recall the events that set the stage for the film’s historic rescue mission; Four making-of featurettes highlighting cast members experiences and reflections by members of the U.S. Coast Guard; as well as two never-before-shared Deleted Scenes.
Directed by Craig Gillespie (Million Dollar Arm), The Finest Hours stars Chris Pine (the Star Trek films); Academy Award® and Golden Globe® nominee Casey Affleck (Interstellar); Ben Foster (3:10 to Yuma); Holliday Grainger (Cinderella); John Ortiz (Silver Linings Playbook); and Eric Bana (Lone Survivor).
The film is produced by Jim Whitaker (Cinderella Man) and Dorothy Aufiero (The Fighter), the screenplay is by Oscar® nominee Scott Silver (8 Mile) and Oscar nominees Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson (The Fighter) based on the acclaimed non-fiction book of the same name by Casey Sherman and Michael J. Tougias. Doug Merrifield (the Pirates of the Caribbean films) serves as executive producer.
Bonus features about the making of the movie and the remarkable true-life events that inspired it include:
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- AGAINST ALL ODDS: THE BERNIE WEBBER STORY – Visit the quaint and close-knit town of Chatham, and experience the events surrounding the most heroic Coast Guard rescue ever through the eyes of the people who witnessed them.
- BROTHERHOOD – Cast members reflect on the bonds they forged during the shoot.
- TWO CREWS – Chris Pine and Casey Affleck share insights into Bernie Webber and Ray Sybert, men who led their respective crews against all odds.
- WHAT IS YOUR FINEST HOUR? – A Coast Guard member recounts an incredible rescue.
- THE FINEST INSPIRATION: THE U.S. COAST GUARD Meet the people who put their lives on the line for others.
- DELETED SCENES:
- A Desperate Idea
- The Story of How They Met
- THE FINEST INSPIRATION: THE U.S. COAST GUARD
*Bonus Features may vary by retailer
Portions of this material have been provided by Walt Disney Studios.