TRISTAR HOME VIDEO ANNOUNCES
Australia, June 20, 2000 – Columbia TriStar Home Video unleashes Jurassic
Park and The
Lost World: Jurassic Park, two of director Steven Spielberg’s most
eagerly anticipated and biggest blockbuster films, for the first time ever on
DVD as Collector’s Editions in October, 2000.
discs will contain rare and never-before-released footage, Jurassic
Park and The
Lost World: Jurassic Park are Collector’s Editions a collector
shouldn’t be without!
OF THE HIGHEST-GROSSING FILMS OF ALL TIME
combined box office gross for Jurassic
Park and The Lost World has exceeded $1.5 billion worldwide and both
films remain among the Top 10 Highest-Grossing films of all time.
in 1993, Jurassic Park remains the
all-time international box office champ, grossing over $33 million at the
Australian box office alone. It was the first film to implement the new
DTS (Digital Theatre System) sound system and quickly earned accolades from
critics and audiences for the film’s groundbreaking computerised visual and
shattering sound effects, particularly the strikingly realistic dinosaurs. The
film earned Academy Awards®
for “Best Visual Effects,” “Best Sound” and “Best Sound Effects”.
the blockbuster sequel released in 1997, earned in excess of $20 million at
the Australian box office, and raised the special effects stakes impressively
while maintaining the non-stop excitement and thrills of the first film.
two of the most prominent and dazzling action adventure titles of the cinema, Jurassic
Park and The
Lost World make ideal additions to any home entertainment library.
acquisition of Steven Spielberg’s titles on DVD is part of Columbia TriStar
Home Video and Universal Studios Home Video (USHV) DVD distribution agreement
outside North America for USHV DVD products.
Columbia TriStar distribute a range of Universal Studios' DVD titles,
making Columbia TriStar Home Video the leader in the DVD market.
TriStar Home Video is a Sony Pictures Entertainment company. Sony Pictures’
global operations encompass motion picture production and distribution,
television programming and syndication, home video acquisition and
distribution, operation of studio facilities, development of new entertainment
technologies and distribution of filmed entertainment in 67 countries
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