Release Date:November 18,2008
After hundreds of lonely years of doing what he was built for, WALL-E (short for Waste Allocation Load Lifter Earth-Class) discovers a new purpose in life (besides collecting knick-knacks) when he meets a sleek search robot named EVE. EVE comes to realize that WALL-E has inadvertently stumbled upon the key to the planet's future, and races back to space to report her findings to the humans (who have been eagerly awaiting word that it is safe to return home). Meanwhile, WALL-E chases EVE across the galaxy and sets into motion one of the most exciting and imaginative comedy adventures ever brought to the big screen. Joining WALL-E on his fantastic journey across a universe of never-before-imagined visions of the future, is a hilarious cast of characters including a pet cockroach, and a heroic team of malfunctioning misfit robots.Disney/Pixar's hilarious box-office favorite transports viewers to another galaxy with five different versions. Consumers can choose from two exciting Blu-ray disc versions and from three standard definition DVD versions. Each home entertainment release contains the feature film and a payload of fantastic bonus features, including an exciting all-new animated short film BURN-E, the story of a stalwart repair robotby the same name who is determined to do his job, but is foiled at every turn by WALL-E's adventures aboard the Axiom...Single Disc DVD:Presto ? The Pixar Animation Studios original theatrical short that accompanied the WALL-E theatrical release, about a star magician's ego that provokes some clever revenge from his neglected rabbit co-star. Animation Sound Design: Building Worlds from The Sound Up ? Ben Burtt, the acclaimed Oscar-winning sound designer, introduces viewers to the art of sound design using examples from WALL-E and historic footage of the early Disney sound effects masters at work.Audio Commentary by WALL-E director Andrew Stanton.Deleted Scenes, Easter Eggs and More?2-Disc DVD includes all of the above, plus: Robots ? Find out everything about the film's robot heroes, including hilarious web vignettes, the names and functions of all of WALL-E's malfunctioning misfit robot friends and an interactive storybook packed with kid-friendly challenges. Behind the Scenes ? Six exclusive featurettes give fans an insider's view of the making of WALL-E, including the film's visual design, character development and musical score, plus the story behind the special effects challenges and a look at building the robot characters that populate the film. Buy n Large Shorts ? Straight from the BnL archives, five revealing short films provide insight into the inner workings of the company, from its humble beginnings to the intergalactic plan that launched EVE into space. Learn how to operate the Axiom, find out about the company's line of "robots 'for every need'" and hear the story behind the Earth Exit Plan. The Pixar Story, A Documentary by Leslie Iwerks ? The first in-depth look at the most influential animation studio of its time, The Pixar Story goes behind the scenes of the groundbreaking company that pioneered a new generation of animated feature films. Academy and Emmy Award-nominated director Leslie Iwerks uses never-before-seen footage from the Pixar library, along with historic archival animation and first hand accounts by animators, studio executives, directors, producers and voice performers to chronicle the remarkable company that revolutionized an industryEarly WALL-E Development Test 3-Disc DVD includes all of the above, plus: "DisneyFile" Digital Copy ? Allowing viewers to enjoy WallE via a computer laptop or other portable device, Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment also is adding a special "DisneyFile" Digital Copy of the movie -- enabling DVD and Blu-ray owners to receive a digital version of WallE in their choice of iTunes or Windows Media formats. DisneyFile Digital Copy is a fast and easy way to enjoy your favorite Disney movies, anytime, anywhere on your Mac, PC and/or compatible portable device.