‘Ben Is Back’ on Digital Feb 19, Disc March 5

Julia Roberts’ Powerful Performance Comes to Digital 4K Ultra HD™ February 19 and Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on March 5 from Lionsgate

Academy Award® winner Julia Roberts (2000, Best Actress, Erin Brockovich) gives another captivating performance when the thrilling and powerful film Ben is Back arrives on Digital 4K Ultra HD™ February 19 and on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack (plus DVD & Digital), DVD, and On Demand March 5 from Lionsgate. Starring alongside Roberts is a start-studded cast including Academy Award® nominee Lucas Hedges (2016, Best Supporting Actor, Manchester by the Sea) and Primetime Emmy® winner Courtney B. Vance (2016, Best Actor in Limited Series, TV’s “American Crime Story”) in this authentic look at what happens to a seemingly normal and loving family when a troubled son returns home on Christmas Eve, but then disappears. Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee Peter Hedges (2002, Best Writing, Adapted Screenplay, About a Boy), the edge-of-your-seat drama is “the finest performance of Julia Roberts’ career” (Richard Roeper, Chicago Sun Times).


Julia Roberts delivers a riveting performance as a mother swept into a race against time after her troubled 19-year-old son (Lucas Hedges) returns home for Christmas—and suddenly disappears. Over a turbulent 24 hours, new truths are revealed—and a mother’s love is tested—in this unforgettably powerful film.


Bring home Ben is Back and learn how writer/director/father Peter Hedges approached each scene in the special features’  audio commentary and movie photo gallery. The Ben is Back Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD will be available for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.



  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director Peter Hedges
  • Ben is Back Photo Gallery


Website https://www.lionsgate.com/movies/ben-is-back

Trailer: https://youtu.be/Y75QfFdx5gs

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/benisbackmovie/

Instagram: @benisbackmovie

Twitter: @BenIsBackMovie




Year of Production: 2018

Title Copyright: © 2018 BBP West BIB, LLC. All Rights Reserved.

Type: Theatrical Release

Rating: R for language throughout and some drug use.

Genre: Drama/Thriller

Closed-Captioned: N/A

Subtitles: Spanish, English SDH

Feature Run Time: 103 Minutes

BD Format: 1080p High Definition 16×9 2.35:1 Presentation

DVD Format: 16×9 2.35:1 Presentation

BD Audio: English 5.1 DTS-HD Master Audio™

DVD Audio: English 5.1 Dolby Digital Audio


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