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Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced that, on January 11, 2011, it will release Piranha on Blu-ray, in two editions: a 2D Blu-ray and a 3D Blu-ray which also includes the 2D version but reportedly misses out on some special features. This Weinstein Company production, directed by Alexandre Aja, features "buckets of blood, gratuitous nudity and can't-miss cameos by Hollywood legends Richard Dreyfuss and Christopher Lloyd, plus horror maestro Eli Roth."

Note that when it opened in theaters, this movie was originally titled Piranha 3D, with "3D" as part of the title, but for the home video release SPHE has decided to drop the 3D tag, probably to avoid confusing the public.

Special features include:

2D version

* Filmmaker commentary
* Deleted scenes with optional commentary
* Deleted storyboard sequences
* 10 Behind-the-scenes featurettes
* Storyboard gallery
* Trailer & TV spots

3D version

* Filmmaker commentary
* 10 Behind-the-scenes featurettes
Will be getting the 3D version, just pissed it's getting gimped. I expected this to happen with the 3D taking up more space on the disc, just not so soon. Thankfully the 4 things cut are pretty useless.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I think there must be a mistake in the press release - since they have said the 3D version is 2 discs, one disc being 3D, the other 2D, wouldn't it just make sense to have the 2D version be the same disc as the standalone release? Of course, studios do things that don't make sense all the time so the missed out features could be true but I think this has to be just an error in the wording...
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Resident Evil is one disc as well. Did it change? Hope so.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Was a fun movie -- will likely pick up the 2D version.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Sold. Cant wait for Piranha 3DD!
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

so I assume the film didn't lose any gore for it's R-rating. I would have thought the home video release might have been unrated - only one scene seemed toned down.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I have no interest in getting a 3D TV any time soon, so 2D is all I need. But I do need this film
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Different info:
Sony Pictures Home Entertainment has announced 1-disc DVD ($28.95), 1-disc Blu-ray ($34.95), and 2-disc Blu-ray 3D ($39.95) editions of Piranha for January 11th. The only extra material on the DVD release will be a filmmaker commentary, and 5 behind-the-scenes featurettes. The 1-disc Blu-ray will include all of the DVD features, plus deleted scenes with optional commentary, deleted storyboard sequences, 5 additional behind-the-scenes featurettes, the Piranha 3D trailer, and TV Spots. The only listed extra material for the 2-disc Blu-ray 3D release is the commentary, 10 behind-the-scenes featurettes, and a 2D version of the film playable on all existing Blu-ray players. We don't have the package artwork yet, but we'll bring you that shortly. Stay tuned.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Day 1 purchase for me. Glad this finally has a date
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

By the announcement, the two-disc set should theoretically have the 2D version as one disc and the 3D version as the second disc? However, by that logic, it should contain all of the extras; unless Sony goes the route and makes a specific disc for the 2D version that's only available the 3D set. Blah blah blah.

This is why I prefer Disney's combo packs. 2D and 3D versions are given their own room to breathe on separate discs plus DVD and digital copies for shits and giggles.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Unless it's a short film or with no extras we will see a lot of these 2D/3D combo packs. Find by me as I'll sell the 2D version the 3D versions wont even load unless you have a 3DTV/BD player.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

pre-ordered the 3D version on Amazon, hopefully the price goes down a little by January.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

If the 3D version is missing features, maybe they'll make them available via BD-Live.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

The movie was a blast and a surely a guilty pleasure. I'm in for the 2D Bluray.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Is there any reason to buy the 3D version if you don't have a 3D TV and player and don't plan on getting one for years if ever?

I'm not even sure what this is. Wasn't Coraline a 3D movie, because it came with the glasses? I didn't use them and found the film to look wonderful but what's the difference here?
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

"The only listed extra material for the 2-disc Blu-ray 3D release is the commentary, 10 behind-the-scenes featurettes, and a 2D version of the film playable on all existing Blu-ray players."

I still don't understand why the 2-Disc 3D-BD pack has fewer extras than the single disk 2D only BD. Theoretically, disc 1 of the pack would be the 3D version. Then why wouldn't disc 2 just be the same as the stand alone 2D version being sold.

Are they really pressing another version of the disc, with fewer extras, just for the combo pack?
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I'm really confused by it as well.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I loved the movie but the 3D was pretty bad and I don't have or want a 3D TV so I'm in for the regular version.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I'll probably pick up the anaglyph version.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Originally Posted by SethDLH View Post
I loved the movie but the 3D was pretty bad and I don't have or want a 3D TV so I'm in for the regular version.
I guess my issue with this is that the 3D version is only $1 more. So, these questions about why the 2D version in the 3D set isn't going to have all the special features is important to me. As is understanding what makes this kind of 3D blu different from something like Coraline.

I mean, I am totally not seeing 3D in my future, but for $1, if I knew I was getting everything that came with the 2D version and the 3D version probably wasn't ever going to get used, the single dollar would be worth spending on the off chance I change my mind in 5 years and I don't have to buy it again.

Looks like this might be one release I'll need to wait for reviews of before ordering, because no one seems to know.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

I have a feeling that the mistake in the announcement is that the 3D version has two discs....
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

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I have a feeling that the mistake in the announcement is that the 3D version has two discs....
This and RE: Afterlife are Sony release titles...and RE has 2D and 3D on one disc. Both share the 'clear case' design, so it'll probably be just one disc.

But who knows until this arrives.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

over at dvdempire they have back cover art scans for the dvd and blu's
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

2D and 3D on same disc but less special features. Sigh.
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Re: Piranha: 2D & 3D Editions -----> 1/11/2011

Good for me, I can happily buy the 2D edition and not miss anything!

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