Who else was beyond excited when they heard the news that Incredibles 2 was coming to theaters?? There’s nothing like a 14 year wait to whet the appetite for more! I was thrilled to have the opportunity to receive Incredibles 2 on Blu-ray/DVD – there was never any question that I would be adding this movie to our family’s Disney/Pixar collection. We loved it in theaters and enjoyed it just as much at home. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Amazon affiliate links are used within this post.
My husband still believes that The Incredibles (2004) is one of the best animated movies of all time, if not the TOP. He loves it. We all do. Not only did The Incredibles win Oscars®, but it earned a 93% positive critics rating on Rotten Tomatoes and surpassed $1 billion at the global box office (it is one of the highest-grossing animated films of all time).
Fourteen years is a long time to wait for a sequel, but Incredibles 2 hit the mark and was worth the wait. I couldn’t believe how easily the story picked up right where we left off. It was exciting, funny and action-packed. And it felt SO good to see the Parr family, Edna, and Frozone again.
Incredibles 2 is available on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ and on Movies Anywhere as of October 23, and will be available for purchase on Blu-ray 4K Ultra HD,™ Blu-ray™ DVD and On-Demand on November 6.
About Incredibles 2
In “Incredibles 2,” Helen (voice of Holly Hunter) is called on to lead a campaign to bring Supers back, while Bob (voice of Craig T. Nelson) navigates the day-to-day heroics of “normal” life at home with Violet (voice of Sarah Vowell), Dash (voice of Huck Milner) and baby Jack-Jack—whose super powers are about to be discovered. Their mission is derailed, however, when a new villain emerges with a brilliant and dangerous plot that threatens everything. But the Parrs don’t shy away from a challenge, especially with Frozone (voice of Samuel L. Jackson) by their side. That’s what makes this family so Incredible.
Incredibles 2 BONUS FEATURES to enjoy at home
I love watching a good movie (especially while sorting and folding laundry in my family room) but one of my favorite things to do is dive into the bonus features on DVDs. Who would have guessed that bonus features could be just as enjoyable as the movie itself?? Granted, I’ve always been the type to want to discover the extra details about a story. When I was a kid (long before the internet), I’d pull out our encyclopedias to research historical topics discussed in the books I read. I was known for reading every single book and short story that an author I liked had written. And if I found out that a movie I had just watched was based on a book, you’d better believe I’d check it out of the library (because I knew the book would have more details that I craved).
Nowadays, I’m hooked on bonus features….learning about how movies were made, meeting the cast, seeing deleted scenes and pondering why they weren’t included in the final movie. And don’t get me started on outtakes. They’re my favorite!
The bonus features on the Incredibles 2 Blu-ray did not disappoint. There’s so much to enjoy, whether you’re a life-long fan of the Parr family or just enjoy learning more about the makings of a family-friendly movie like The Incredibles. Here’s what you will find when you bring Incredibles 2 home:
Note: bonus features may vary by retailer
The Coolest Guy in Show Business – In this partially illustrated documentary, Samuel L. Jackson reflects how his childhood and love of comics shaped his passion for film and imaginative storytelling.
2 SuperScene Breakdowns – Casual commentary-style pieces looking at specific scenes in the film (The Racoon Fight and Mrs. Incredible) through a particular creative focus like action choreography, set design or story.
Blu-ray & Digital:
All-New “Auntie Edna” Mini-Movie – When Bob Parr visits super-suit designer Edna Mode looking for help with his high-energy toddler Jack-Jack, Edna pulls an all-nighter designing a suit to harness the baby’s seemingly limitless powers.
10 Deleted Scenes With Introductions – Suburban Escape, Kari Revisited, Return of the Supers, Chewed Out, Late Audition, Slow Day, Frozone and Honey, Restaurant Robbery, Fashion Show and Security Breakdown.
Super Stuff – From buildings and vehicles to costumes and props, every action movie requires a lot of really cool stuff. Meet the makers and learn what it takes to design and build such a uniquely incredible world.
Heroes & Villains – A collection of mini-docs about the backstory and major design ideas behind the “Incredibles 2” characters — featuring voice actors, director Brad Bird, and Pixar artists talking about the many elements that make these characters feel real.
Ralph Eggleston: Production Designer – This short piece explores the many ways a single production designer has influenced the look, feel and character of the Pixar universe, culminating in “Incredibles 2.”
Strong Coffee: A Lesson in Animation with Brad Bird – Brad Bird’s passion for animation dates back to his childhood and mentorship under Disney’s Milt Kahl, and that enthusiasm and powerful insight emanates from every film he’s made. Take a deep dive into Brad’s early years at Disney Animation Studios and his time at Pixar.
Paths to Pixar: Everyday Heroes – At its heart, “Incredibles 2” is about family dynamics and the challenges of being a working parent. Meet the parents of Pixar as they discuss their personal connections to the film and their experience with stretching to balance work and family.
SuperBaby – A documentary/hip hop music video hybrid hosted by Frankie and Paige from Disney Channel’s Bizaardvark. This piece explores how Jack-Jack came to life onscreen — from design to special effects to animation — all set to a hot beat.
Commentary – Get inside commentary from animators Alan Barillaro (supervising animator), Tony Fucile (supervising animator, story artist and character designer), Dave Mullins (supervising animator) and Bret Parker (animation second unit and crowds supervisor).
Theatrical Short: “Bao” – An aging Chinese mom suffering from empty nest syndrome gets another chance at motherhood when one of her dumplings springs to life as a lively, giggly dumpling boy.
Making “Bao” – Director Domee Shi shares her secret recipe for making an animated short — discussing how her rich cultural heritage, unique relationship with her mom, and her love of food all informed the making of the food-fantasy “Bao.”
Outtakes & Stories – Raccoon Fight Story, Evelyn Animation Outtakes, Puppet Animator Interview, Outtakes Goofy Arms Story and SuperBaby Music Video.
Character Theme Songs, Vintage Toy Commercial TV Spots , Toolkit Montage and Global “Incredibles 2” Trailers
KEEP READING to get your hands on tons of fun Incredibles 2 printables – games, coloring pages and more!
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