Pocahontas and Pocahontas II Arrive on Blu-Ray August 21!

I’m super duper excited to let you all know that both Pocahontas films will soon be available to own on Blu-ray! I have very fond memories of Pocahontas as a child, so I’m excited that I can re-watch the film in HD!

Here’s the official announcement from Disney!

Two Great Adventures — First Time Ever on Blu-ray™ High Definition!


Available on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack and Digital — August 21, 2012!

Includes Both Pocahontas Films and Exciting All-New Bonus Features
Burbank, Calif., July 11, 2012 – Walt Disney Pictures’ action-packed animated musical adventures “Pocahontas” and “Pocahontas II: Journey To A New World” debut for the first time ever in vivid High Definition — on August 21, 2012.   Combined also for the first time in aTwo-Movie Collection, the exciting release allows families and fans of all ages to own these timeless stories of hope, courage and friendship together in an exciting Disney ‘Combo Pack’ Including Blu-ray and DVD, and also available on HD digital download.

The Two-Movie Collection, Blu-ray debut features exciting all-new bonus material including “Drawing Inspiration: The Lost Story of Hiawatha,” a fascinating behind-the-scenes featurette showcasing how Walt Disney and his team were once developing a full-length animated feature called “Hiawatha,” that ultimately directly influenced the development of “Pocahontas.”

Bursting with all the “Colors of the Wind” and filled with spirited adventure, romance, and the show-stopping songs of Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, the “Pocahontas Two-Movie Collection” features an award-winning cast that includes Mel Gibson (“The Passion of the Christ;” Academy Award® winner, Best Director “Braveheart,” 1995), Irene Bedard, Christian Bale (“Reign of Fire;” Academy Award®winner, Best Performance by an Actor in a SupportingRole “The Fighter,” 2011) and David Ogden Stiers (“Lilo and Stitch,” “Pooh’s Heffalump Movie”).

“Pocahontas” won Academy Awards® for both “Best Original Score” and “Best Song – “Colors of the Wind” 1995.  The film also earned a Grammy Award® for “Best Song” (“Colors of the Wind,” 1996).

3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack  (1 Disc Blu-ray + 2 Disc DVD)

Includes the movies, plus:

  • Drawing Inspiration: The Lost Story of Hiawatha – During the 1940’s, Walt Disney and his team were developing a full-length animated feature called “Hiawatha.”  During the early stages of development for “Pocahontas,” the directors found the “Hiawatha” storyboards and were amazed at what they saw.  It directly influenced their development of “Pocahontas.”  Now, for the first time ever, the full story of Walt Disney’s “Hiawatha” will be presented by “Pocahontas” co-director Eric Goldberg and animation historian Charles Solomon.
  • Deleted Song: “If I Never Knew You” – Pocahontas co-director Eric Goldberg introduces this fully animated deleted song, now in hi def. Optional audio commentary with co-directors Eric Goldberg & Mike Gabriel and producer James Pentecost.
  • The Music of Pocahontas
  • “Little Hiawatha” Cartoon Short
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Pocahontas” Audio Commentary – with co-directors Eric Goldberg, Mike Gabriel and producer James Pentecost
  • Virtual Vault- a collection of past bonus features,  offered via online streaming

3-Disc DVD Combo Pack  (1 Disc Blu-ray + 2 Disc DVD)

Includes the movies, plus:

  • Drawing Inspiration: The Lost Story of Hiawatha
  • Deleted Song: “If I Never Knew You” The Music of Pocahontas
  • “Little Hiawatha” Cartoon Short
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Pocahontas” Audio Commentary
  • Virtual Vault

2-Disc DVD Set (2 DiscDVD)

Includes the movies, plus:

  • The Music of Pocahontas
  • “Pocahontas II” Storybook

Digital Download

Includes the movies, plus:

  • Drawing Inspiration: The Lost Story of Hiawatha
  • The Making of Pocahontas
  • The Music of Pocahontas
  • Early Presentation Reel
  • “Little Hiawatha” Cartoon Short
  • Pocahontas II Storybook

“Pocahontas” tells the story of a free-spirited girl (voiced by Irene Bedard) who wonders what adventures wait “Just Around the River Bend.”  Pocahontas – along with her playful pals Meeko the raccoon and Flit the hummingbird – relies on the guidance of her loving and wise Grandmother Willow (voice by Linda Hunt) when English settlers arrive on the shores of her village.  Her meeting with the courageous Captain John Smith (voiced by Mel Gibson) leads to a friendship that bridges the gap between two cultures and changes history.

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Jessica

Jessica is graduating form Chapman University in Orange, CA, in May. She is studying Communication and Sociology. She frequents Disneyland and California Adventure, and has even been to Club 33 inside Disneyland park. She'll never forget what it was like to step into Walt's private apartment on Main Street, U.S.A., in Disneyland. You can follow her on Twitter @ocswaynee.
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  • Jaime Dominic Vega

    soundtrack to this movie is awesome ;)

  • Amber

    Can’t wait for this in BR!!!!