January 30, 2018
Sony Pictures Entertainment will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the comedy classic Groundhog Day with a series of theatrical screenings in the United States and Canada in time for the holiday Feb. 2, on the heels of a 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray release Jan. 23 exclusively at Best Buy stores.
The 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray includes Dolby Atmos audio, a commentary with director Harold Ramis (who died in 2014) and deleted scenes.
“We are excited to bring Groundhog Day, widely considered one of the best comedies of the 90s, back to the big screen for its 25th anniversary,” said Adrian Smith, president, domestic distribution for Sony Pictures Releasing.
To find participating theaters, consumers can visit GroundHogDayMovie.com or the film’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/GroundhogDay.
Bill Murray and Andie MacDowell star in the movie about a man who relives Groundhog Day over and over.
Groundhog Day has been restored from the 35mm original camera negative, utilizing in 4K the full resolution, detail and color depth inherent in the film, according to the Sony release.