December 20, 2019
Harriet, a biopic of freedom fighter Harriet Tubman, will journey to digital Jan. 14, and Blu-ray Disc, DVD and on demand Jan. 28 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.
The film, which has earned $42 million at the domestic box office, has been nominated for two 2020 Golden Globe awards, including Best Actress in a Drama for Cynthia Erivo and Best Original Song for “Stand Up,” which was co-written by film star Erivo and Joshuah Campbell. Additionally, the film was nominated for a SAG Award and a Critics Choice Award, earning a total of three Best Actress nominations.
Based on the inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, Harriet tells the extraordinary tale of Tubman’s escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Haunted by memories of those she left behind, Harriet (Erivo) ventures back into dangerous territory on a mission to lead others to freedom. With allies like abolitionist William Still (Leslie Odom Jr.) and the entrepreneurial Marie Buchanon (Janelle Monáe), Harriet risks capture and death to guide hundreds to safety as one of the most prominent conductors of the Underground Railroad.
The film also stars Joe Alwyn, Vodie Curtis Hall and Vanessa Bell Calloway.
Bonus features include deleted scenes, a deeper look into Harriet Tubman’s story, and feature commentary with director and co-writer Kasi Lemmons.