“Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” DVD Review

By Shannon Gosney
In DVD Reviews
September 28, 2010
1 Comment

I really wanted to see “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” in the theaters, but didn’t get to see it.  So, I looked forward to the opportunity to review the movie when it was released on DVD, Blu-ray, and Movie Download on September 14th, 2010 by Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Films.  It was a fun movie and kept me entertained the whole time!  You can purchase the DVD online and in stores, retailing for $44.99.


“Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” is available on 3-Disc Blu-ray Combo Pack (Blu-ray + DVD + Digital Copy), 1-Disc Blu-ray and 1-Disc DVD.  Academy Award® nominee Jake Gyllenhaal (2005, Best Actor in a Supporting Role,
Brokeback Mountain), Academy Award® winner Sir Ben Kingsley (1982, Best Actor in a Leading Role, Gandhi), Alfred Molina (Spider-Man 2, The Da Vinci Code) and Gemma Arterton (Clash of the Titans, Quantum of Solace) lead the international cast in this epic action-adventure film filled with spectacular visual effects, exotic locales and breathtaking action.  Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer (Pirates of the Caribbean Trilogy, National Treasure) and directed by Mike Newell (Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire), Prince of Persia: The Sands of Timeboasts a sandstorm of bonus features that bring viewers deep into the mystical lands of Persia and unlock the secrets behind the scenes of this imaginative and entertaining adventure.  The combo-pack exclusive “Sands of Time” feature gives fans control of the Dagger of Time, allowing them to rewind time and uncover behind the scenes magic in over 40 spellbinding segments.

In the spirit of the Pirates of the Caribbeantrilogy, Walt Disney Pictures and Jerry Bruckheimer Films transport you to the mystical lands of Persia for this wildly entertaining, epic action-adventure.  It‘s a race against time when a rogue prince (Jake Gyllenhaal) reluctantly teams up with a rival princess (Gemma Arterton) to safeguard a magical dagger that gives its possessor the power to reverse time and rule the world.  Filled with death-defying escapes and unexpected twists at every turn – Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time is a fun-filled adventure that will keep your pulse pounding long after the credits end.

DVD Bonus Feature:

An Unseen World: Making Prince of Persia – A look behind the scenes on the set of the film.
1-Disc Blu-ray Bonus Feature:

All of above DVD bonus plus
Deleted Scene – The Banquet: Garsiv Presents Heads

3-Disc Combo Pack Bonus Features:

All of the above DVD and Blu-ray bonus features plus
 CineExplore: The Sands of Time – Take control of the dagger and use it to unlock secrets behind your favorite scenes! Turn back time and uncover over 40 spellbinding segments – including “Walking Up Walls”, “Filming in Morocco”, and “Ostrich Jockey Tryouts”- with this exclusive interactive feature. Blu-ray puts you in control!

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time  

STREET DATE:  September 14, 2010
Suggested retail price:  1-Disc DVD – US: $29.99 Canada: $35.99; 1-Disc Blu-ray Disc – US: $39.99 Canada: $44.99; 3-Disc BD Combo Pack – US: $44.99 Canada: $51.99
Feature run time:  Approx. 116 minutes
Rated:  US ‘PG-13‘; Canada: ‘PG‘                             
Aspect ratio:  1 Disc DVD: 480i / Widescreen 2.40:1; Blu-ray Disc: 1080p High Definition Widescreen
Sound:  1 Disc DVD: Dolby Digital 5.1 English, French, Spanish, English 2.0 DVS
Subtitles:  English SDH, French, Spanish
Blu-ray Disc:

English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio (48kHz/24-bit), English 2.0 DVS, French and Spanish Dolby Digital 5.1 Surround Sound 
Subtitles: English SDH, French, Spanish


If you haven’t seen this movie yet, I recommend you check it out when you get the chance.  It’s a fun adventure that will keep you entertained throughout.  The actors did an amazing job and it was a fun movie to watch!  Thank you for a great film!

I received a copy of “Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” on DVD from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment and Jerry Bruckheimer Films to facilitate this review.  All opinions expressed in this post are 100% mine.

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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.

One Response to ““Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time” DVD Review”

  1. Kayla says:

    I saw this when it came out and I thoroughly enjoyed it! I actually thought it was going to be another classic Disney movie and even though it kind of was, I thought it was still very good!

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