Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston paired up to tell the inspirational true story of a genuine and unique friendship in the fun and moving comedy The Upside, debuting and on Blu-rayTM Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand on May 21, 2019 from STXfilms, Lantern Entertainment and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment. The digital debuted on Digital on May 14, 2019.
From acclaimed director Neil Burger, the film follows a discouraged out-of-work ex-con and a wealthy quadriplegic who unexpectedly come together and help each other bring back their zest for life.
The Upside earned an “A” CinemaScore from moviegoers and features a stellar supporting cast including Nicole Kidman, Golshifteh Farahani, Julianna Margulies, Aja Naomi King, and Tate Donovan.
Recently paroled ex-convict, Dell Scott, played by Kevin Hart, strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a quadriplegic billionaire, Phillip Lacasse, played by Bryan Cranston in this hilarious and heartfelt comedy. From worlds apart, Dell and Phillip form an unlikely bond, bridging their differences and gaining invaluable wisdom in the process, giving each man a renewed sense of passion for all of life’s possibilities.
The Upsideon Blu-rayTM, DVD, and Digital comes loaded with special bonus content including a gag reel, deleted scenes, behind-the-scenes featurettes, and a breakdown of the onscreen chemistry between Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston.
BONUS FEATURES ON BLU-RAYTM, DVD AND DIGITAL
- Deleted Scenes
- Gag Reel
- Onscreen Chemistry: Kevin and Bryan – Film stars Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston talk about their unique characters and working together on The Upside.
- Creating a Story of Possibility – Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston share insight on how their characters, Dell Scott and Phillip Lacasse, unexpectedly come together to help each other unlock a new world of possibilities.
- Bridging Divisions – Director Neil Burger and Kevin Hart talk about how two very different people find common ground through compassion for each other.
- Embracing Positivity – Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston open up about positive messages in the film and the power of hope, love, and friendship.
- Presenting a Different Side of Kevin Hart – Neil Burger, Kevin Hart and Bryan Cranston discuss Kevin’s career-changing role and his fantastic performance.
- Theatrical Trailer
The Upside on Blu-ray™, DVD and Digital.
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