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Discover what happens on the other side of the street in the outrageous comedy, The Happytime Murders arriving on Digital on November 20, 2018 and on Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on December 4, 2018 from STXfilms and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

“Hilarious, wickedly original and crazily quirky” (Neil Pond, Parade), The Happytime Murders is directed and produced by Brian Henson (The Muppet Christmas Carol) alongside producers Jeffrey Hayes, Melissa McCarthy, and Ben Falcone. The film also features an all-star comedic cast including Melissa McCarthy (The Boss), Maya Rudolph (Bridesmaids), Joel McHale (“Community”), and Elizabeth Banks (Pitch Perfect).

The Happytime Murders is a raunchy comedy set in the underbelly of Los Angeles where puppets and humans coexist. Two clashing detectives with a shared secret, one human (McCarthy) and one puppet, are forced to work together again to solve the brutal murders of the former cast of a beloved classic puppet television show. A hilarious buddy cop murder mystery comedy at heart, the film is unapologetically bold and keeps audiences entertained from start to finish.

Packed with clever improv and shocking humor, The Happytime Murders on Blu-rayTM, DVD and Digital showcases side-splitting bonus features including deleted scenes, a gag reel, feature commentary with filmmakers and cast, and special featurettes that take fans further into the twisted and scandalous world inhabited by both humans and puppets.

BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL

  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Line-O-Rama
  • Virtual Environments: Go behind the scenes to see the transformation of the film’s virtual environments including visual effects through backdrops, action scenes, and the movements of the puppets themselves.
  • Avatars Demo: VFX supervisors discuss how The Happytime Murders created a new realm of puppet movies by using avatars to make the puppets come to life.
  • VFX Breakdown: An overview of the impact of visual special effects in the film.
  • Theatrical Trailers
  • Feature Commentary with Director Brian Henson and voice actor Bill Barretta

FILMMAKERS:

Cast: Melissa McCarthy, Maya Rudolph, Joel McHale, and Elizabeth Banks

Co-Producers: Vincent J. Raisa, Basil Grillo, Divya D’Souza

Music By: Christopher Lennertz

Costume Designer: Arjun Bhasin

Edited By: Brian Olds

Production Designer: Chris Spellman

Director of Photography: Mitchell Amundsen

Executive Producers: Lisa Henson, John Hyde, Dee Austin Robertson, Donald Tang, Teddy Schwarzman, Ben Stillman, Michael Heimler, Wang Zhongjun, Wang Zhonglei, Felice Bee, Robert Simonds, Adam Fogelson

Produced By: Brian Henson, Jeffrey Hayes, Melissa McCarthy, Ben Falcone

Story By: Todd Berger & Dee Austin Robertson

Screenplay By: Todd Berger

Directed By: Brian Henson

TECHNICAL INFORMATION BLU-RAY™ COMBO PACK:
Street Date: December 4, 2018

Selection Number: 64193799

Layers: BD 50

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.40:1 Widescreen

Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content and language throughout, and some drug material.

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish

Sound: English DTS-HD Master Audio 7.1, Dolby Digital 2.0

Run Time: 1 hour and 31 minutes

TECHNICAL INFORMATION DVD:

Street Date: December 4, 2018

Selection Number: 64193800

Layers: DVD 9

Aspect Ratio: 16:9 2.40:1 Anamorphic Widescreen

Rating: R for strong crude and sexual content and language throughout, and some drug material.

Languages/Subtitles: English SDH, Latin American Spanish

Sound: English Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0

Run Time: 1 hour and 31 minutes

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