Disney’s “G-Force” DVD Review

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
December 23, 2009

My family and I were so excited to have the opportunity to review Disney’s “G-Force” on DVD!  I had seen previews of the movie and really wanted to see it, as did my husbands and kids.  It was a really funny movie and I don’t mind watching it over and over again with my kids – lol!  My boys really enjoyed the mice and the talking guinea pigs.  Hurley and Juarez were my personal favorites!  Hurley was really funny and I could listen to Juarez talk all night (good job Penelope).  We enjoyed watching the deleted scenes and the music videos.  Plus, the bloopers were hilarious and were a definite added bonus to the DVD pack.  This would definitely be a great stocking stuffer!

“G-Force” was released on DVD and Blu-ray on December 15th, 2009 by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment.  This action-packed, comedy-adventure movie comes on DVD, as well in a Disney Combo Pack, which includes a Blu-ray, DVD, and Disney Digital Copy of the movie in a single package.  “G-Force” was produced by Jerry Bruckheimer (National Treasure, Pirates of the Caribbean) and features voices by Nicolas Cage, Sam Rockwell, Jon Favreau, Penelope Cruz, Tracy Morgan, and Steve Buscemi.  There are also live performances by Bill Nighy, Will Arnett,, and Zak Galifianakis. Academy Award®-winning visual effects master Hoyt H. Yeatman, Jr. (1989 winner for Best Effects; Visual Effects, The Abyss) makes his directing debut.

“G-Force” is about a top-secret, highly trained trio of guinea pig super spies that is assigned to stop a plot to take over the world.  Squad leader Darwin (voiced by Sam Rockwell) will do what it takes to guarantee the success of his team, which also includes Blaster (Tracy Morgan), an outrageous weapons expert with tons of attitude, and Juarez (Penelope Cruz), gorgeous martial arts pro.  With the help of Speckles (Nicolas Cage), a star-nosed mole, and myriad other members of the animal kingdom, the G-Force work together to prevent disaster from happening by evil appliance mogul Leonard Saber.  See what happens in the hit movie, “G-Force.”

Deluxe DVD and Blu-ray Hi-Def Bonus Features:

·  Audio Commentary—with director Hoyt H. Yeatman, Jr. 

·  Blasters Boot Camp—Blaster (Tracy Morgan) gives viewers a high-energy, high-tech orientation into the elite world of the G-Force.

·  G-Force Mastermind—Hollywood legend Jerry Bruckheimer and CG effects whiz Hoyt H. Yeatman, Jr. reveal the inspiration for this exciting adventure.   

· G-Farce: Bloopers—A collection of light-hearted flubs from the set that prove to err is not only human!  

·  Deleted Scenes

·  Three Music Videos:
-“Jump” by Flo Rida featuring Nelly Furtado
-“Ready To Rock” by Steve Rushton  
-“Go G-Force”

Exclusive Blu-ray Hi-Def Bonus Features:

·  Cine-Explore with Darwin, Blaster and their Creator—Darwin, Blaster and director Hoyt H. Yeatman reveal the secrets behind G-Force covert operations and the groundbreaking computer graphic work that brought this elite team of Guinea pigs to life.

·  Bruckheimer Animated—A retrospective of groundbreaking computer graphic effects in the work of Jerry Bruckheimer, plus an inside peek into the top-secret creation of G-Force’s state-of-the-art visual magic.

·  Access Granted: Inside the Animation Lab—Director and computer graphic master Yeatman Jr., takes viewers on an exclusive tour of the high-security facility and shows how the G-Force was animated from initial sketches to completed performances.

G-Force has a suggested retail price of $44.99 (US) and $51.99 (Canada) for the Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, $39.99 (US) and $44.99 (Canada) for the 2-Disc DVD with a DisneyFile Digital Copy of the movie, and $29.99 (US) and $35.99 (Canada) for the 1-Disc DVD.

BLU-RAY HI-DEF STREET DATE:  December 15, 2009
Pricing:  Blu-ray™ + DVD Combo Pack: $44.99 (US); $51.99(Canada)
Feature run time:  88 minutes                                   
Rated:  ‘PG’ (US); ‘PG’ (Canada)                       
Bonus Materials Not Rated
Technical specifications may only apply to feature.
Aspect ratio:  2.40:1
Sound:  English 5.1 DTS-HD 48 KHz/24-bit; French and Spanish 5.1 Dolby Digital
Languages:  English, Spanish, French
DVD STREET DATE:  December 15, 209
Pricing:  2-Disc DVD: $39.99 (US); $44.99 (Canada) / 1-Disc DVD: $29.99 (US); $35.99 (Canada)
Feature run time:  88 minutes                                   
Rated:  ‘PG’ (US); ‘PG’ (Canada)                       
Bonus Materials Not Rated
Technical specifications may only apply to feature.
Aspect ratio:  2.40:1
Sound:  Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
Languages:  English, Spanish, French
About Disney’s Combo Pack:

To provide consumers with unprecedented quality, value and portability of their favorite Disney movies, in 2008 WDSHE pioneered the Combo Pack – a Blu-ray DiscÔ plus a DVD and a DisneyFile Digital Copy of the film in a single package.  Current Disney branded titles available as Combo Packs include High School Musical 3, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Bolt, Bedtime Stories, Race To Witch Mountain, Jonas Brothers and Hannah Montana The Movie.

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Shannon Gurnee is the author of RedheadMom formerly "The Mommy-Files", a national blog with a loyal following. She has a Bachelor's Degree in Marriage, Family, and Human Development with a Minor in Business Management. Shannon and her husband, Frank, have a large family with 6 awesome kids and love living on the Central Coast near San Luis Obispo, California, as well as traveling around the world. A full-time Social Media and Professional Blogger, Shannon also serves as a National Brand Ambassador for many well-known companies. Her blog focuses on motherhood, family fun activities, traveling, fashion, beauty, technology, wedding ideas and recipes while providing professional opinions on products, performances, restaurants, and a variety of businesses.

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  2. gosfam says:

    My 6 yr old loves guinea pigs, mice, anything rodent like or small–LOL!! Anyways they saw it in the theater and LOVED IT!! Then we rented it, and they can’t stop talking about it once again. Guess what Santa is bringing this year? G-Force for sure 🙂

  3. fancygrlnancy says:

    Looks like a fun movie. THanks for the review

  4. molomatic says:

    Thanks for the review. My daughter wants to watch this, but I wasn’t sure if I wanted her to. You review sounds like we’d all enjoy it, so we’ll watch it on one of our upcoming family movie/pizza nights (Fridays, of course!).

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