OVERVIEW: Get ready for no-holds-barred action and suspense as the explosively entertaining heist thriller ARMORED revs up on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital Download this March 16, 2010, from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. An all-star cast including Academy Award® Nominee Matt Dillon (Best Supporting Actor, Crash, 2004), Academy Award® Nominee Laurence Fishburne (Best Actor, What’s Love Got To Do With It, 1993; The Matrix), Columbus Short (Stomp the Yard), Amaury Nolasco (TV’s “Prison Break”), Jean Reno (The Da Vinci Code) and Skeet Ulrich (Scream) portray a team of down-on-their-luck armored vehicle guards whose seemingly foolproof plan to rob one of their own trucks goes terribly awry in this taut, action-packed thriller from rising director Nimród Antal (upcoming Predators, Vacancy). After keeping audiences on the edge of their seats in theaters, ARMORED is now equipped to thrill like never before on Blu-ray™ and DVD, featuring stunningly clear picture and sound that puts viewers smack in the middle of the action. Plus, both the DVD and Blu-ray™ versions contain great bonus features fans won’t want to miss!
SYNOPSIS: Matt Dillon, Jean Reno and Laurence Fishburne star in the explosive action thrill-ride ARMORED. A crew of officers at an armored transport security firm risk their lives when they embark on the ultimate heist... against their own company. Armed with a seemingly fool-proof plan, the men plan on making off with a fortune with harm to none. But when an unexpected witness interferes, the plan quickly unravels and all bets are off.
DVD: The film is presented in widescreen with a
2.35:1 aspect ration preserving its theatrical
format. Looks clean images without any types of color
saturation. Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has done it
again with this transfer. Not only the picture looks
good in this version of the film, also the sound it is
good. A Dolby Digital English, Thai, Spanish and French 5.1
providing a nice complement to the picture. It also includes
English, Spanish, Portuguese, Chinese, Korean, French and
In terms of Special Features
the DVD includes plenty of material worth watching. It include producer and cast commentary, along with the making-of featurettes “Planning the Heist: Making Of,” featuring cast and crew interviews; “Crash Course: Stunts,” spotlighting the choreography behind the film’s breakthrough action sequences; and “Armed and Underground: Production Design,” revealing how the filmmakers achieved the film’s uniquely gritty look.
Overall Armored doesn't offer
anything to be excited. The story is full of holes and the
adrenaline is very little. At the end cast is what makes Armored
worth at least a rental.
Anamorphic Widescreen (2.35:1)
Digital 5.1 Surround - French and Spanish
Subtitles - English
Producer and Cast Commentary
Planning the Heist: Making Of
Crash Course: Stunts
Armed and Underground: Production Design
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