(May 20, 2005 - Burbank, CA) – On July 12, the critically acclaimed masterpiece, "Million Dollar Baby," arrives on DVD from Warner Home Video (WHV). This incredible tale of strength and determination was produced and directed by two time Academy Award® winner Clint Eastwood and also stars two time Academy Award® winner Hilary Swank and Academy Award® winner Morgan Freeman. Gripping bonus features include a round table discussion with the cast and director recorded the day after the Academy Awards and more. Recognized as One of the Best Films of the Year by The National Board of Review and named on over 200 top 10 lists including Premiere, "Million Dollar Baby" is the proud recipient of two Golden Globe™ wins this year including Best Actress (Hilary Swank) and Best Director (Clint Eastwood). The film was also nominated for seven Academy Awards® including Best Picture, Best Director (Clint Eastwood), Leading Actor (Clint Eastwood), Supporting Actor (Morgan Freeman), Leading Actress (Hilary Swank), Best Adapted Screenplay and Best Film Editing. Hilary Swank was also named Best Actress by the Boston Society of Film Critics, National Society of Film Critics USA, Broadcast Film Critics Association, Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association, and Florida Film Critics Circle. Clint Eastwood was honored as Best Director by the Directors Guild of America, New York Film Critics Circle, Broadcast Film Critics Association and received a Special Film Achievement Award from the National Board of Review. "Million Dollar Baby" will be released in a double disc edition including special features, available in both full frame and widescreen formats for sell-through pricing at $29.95 SRP. The deluxe edition three-disc set featuring the film, a separate special features disc and the original motion picture soundtrack and is also available for $39.98 SRP. THE CREDITS With operations in 90 international territories Warner Home Video, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company, commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace. Warner Home Video's film library is the largest of any studio, offering top quality new and vintage titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros. Pictures, Turner Entertainment, Castle Rock Entertainment, HBO Home Video and New Line Home Entertainment.
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