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‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Blu-Ray Release Date, Special Features, and Buying Guide Revealed!

It seems Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom just released in theaters a couple weeks ago, but Universal have revealed that the home video release will roar into households in a little over 1-month!

Releasing on digital September 4th, and physical disc September 18th, Fallen Kingdom will be the must own movie closing out Summer. One of the most exciting parts of the home release of any Jurassic film (other than being able to watch it whenever you want) is of course the plethora of new special features, revealing the behind the scenes fun and magic which brought the latest dinosaur film to life.

Check out the special features listed below, and then take a look at the options available to pre-order now. (Note: the special edition available only at Target has an additional 30 minutes of special features, not listed below).

Special Features:

Special features on ALL formats (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, Digital, and DVD):

  • On Set with Chris & Bryce – Go behind the scenes with Chris Pratt and Bryce Dallas Howard.
  • Birth of the Indoraptor – An inside look at the genetically designed monstrosity known as the Indoraptor.
  • Death by Dino – Go behind the scenes as the Indoraptor faces off with a key character.
  • Monster in a Mansion – Director J.A. Bayona discusses how Jurassic Park and Dracula (1979) influenced his approach to directing the monster in a mansion scene.
  • Rooftop Showdown – A look at the terrifying showdown on the rooftop of the Lockwood Mansion.
  • Malcolm’s Return – Behind the scenes with the one & only Jeff Goldblum.
  • VFX Evolved – The team at ILM discuss their cutting-edge approach to creating dinosaurs.
  • FALLEN KINGDOM: The Conversation – Filmmakers and cast sit down for a candid and casual conversation about Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
  • A Song for the KINGDOM – Justice Smith sings for the cast and crew of Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.
  • Chris Pratt’s Jurassic Journals
    •  Vivian Baker, Makeup Artist
    • Mary Mastro, Hair Stylist
    • Chris Murphy, 1st Assistant Sound
    • Dean Bailey, Stunt Edge Car Driver
    • Peter Harcourt, Diver
    • Daniella Pineda and Justice Smith, Actors
    • Jody Wiltshire, Set PA
    • Kelly Krieg, Assistant Script Supervisor
    • J.A. Bayona, Director
    • James Cox, Stunt Performer
    • Rachelle Beinart, Stunt Double
    • Bryce Dallas Howard interviews Chris Pratt, Actor
  • · JURASSIC Then and Now – Presented by Barbasol® – Key moments from the Jurassic saga that tie into Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom.

Special Features exclusively available on HD formats (4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray, and Digital):

  • The KINGDOM Evolves – Filmmakers discuss how the second chapter in the Jurassic World trilogy pushes the franchise in a new direction.
  • Return to Hawaii – Cast and crew discuss shooting the film in Hawaii.
  • Island Action – A behind-the-scenes look at the bunker scene and runaway gyrosphere sequence.
  • Aboard the Arcadia – Cast and crew discuss working with the animatronic dinosaurs.
  • Start the Bidding! – A behind-the-scenes look at the auction scene.

Pre-Order Now:

Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Target Exclusive)

Exclusive 28 Page Gallery Book + 30 Mins of Exclusive Bonus Content with purchase

Blu-ray/DVD/Digital | 4K/Blu-ray/Digital


Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom 5 Movie Collection

All 5 Jurassic Films in limited edition packaging

Blu-Ray + Digital


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (BestBuy Exclusive SteelBook)

Exclusive, Collectible Steelbook Packaging with purchase

Blu-Ray/DVD/Digital | 4K/Blu-ray/Digital


Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (Walmart Funko Pop Exclusive)

Exclusive Limited Edition Giftset includes Exclusive Funko Pocket POP! Keychains of Owen and Blue



Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (standard edition)

Available on 4K, 3D, Blu-ray and DVD

Blu-ray/DVD/Digital | 3D Blu-ray/Blu-ray/Digital | 4K/Blu-ray/Digital

Jurassic World Fallen Kingdom is also available on other digital platforms – see the list here.


Sadly, the special features do not include deleted scenes, commentaries, or other behind the scenes content that offers a deeper look into the filmmaking magic. It’s a bit saddening knowing the Jurassic Journals, content made for the web and already released online, are taking up disc space that could have been dedicated to new content, and a bit worrying after the slightly lackluster Jurassic World special features which felt more like extended YouTube featurettes.

However, there is plenty of new content to be excited for (particularly the Target special features, which are still unknown) and I cannot wait to go hands on with the home release. With that in mind, I would happily purchase a later release that goes deeper into the special features the way films and franchises such as The Lord of the Rings, Avatar, Peter Jackson’s King Kong, Harry Potter, and Star Wars are known for. Jurassic, while on the same level as those franchises, has greatly lacked in the quality content akin to their home entertainment offerings.

Time will tell how deep the Blu-ray features dig in, but I’m sure no matter what they’ll be a wild, dinosaur infested ride.

What version of Fallen Kingdom will you be picking up? Sound off in the comments below, and as always, stay tuned for the latest news!


32 thoughts on “‘Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom’ Blu-Ray Release Date, Special Features, and Buying Guide Revealed!

  1. I would definitely want special features going deeper into the franchise lore. It would also be cool in a later release, like with the Back to the Future Trilogy, for them to include some sort of farewell video through Jurassic Park the Ride as its iteration’s coming to a close.

  2. “they’ll be a wild, dinosaur infested ride”

    Says a lot about the sad state of this franchise. Too much dinosaurs and too little content.

        1. The response was about amount of content. Here’s what Speilberg had to say about TLW. “I found myself in the middle of the sequel to Jurassic Park, growing more and more impatient with myself with respect to the kinds of films I really like to make. And often feeling that I have stuck myself in Doc Brown’s DeLorean and gone back in time four and a half years, and that I was just serving the audience a banquet, but I wasn’t serving myself anything challenging. I found myself saying, ‘Is that all there is? It’s not enough for me.’”

          1. Does not change anything. It’s still the best sequel. Throwing all kinds of ideas into the mix does not equal well executed, especially when your script is just bad.
            Spielberg wasn’t that satisfied with Temple of Doom yet I’m pretty sure almost everyone considers it to be a better film than Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.

  3. I must say the book looks nice but it gives a hint we won’t see an elaborate artbook of some kind.

    It still baffles me they didn’t put any of the deleted scenes on this release. If they trimmed some small scenes I would understand it, but it is more than a half an hour of footage… very dissapointing and the film itself was too.

    Easy pass

      1. Shut the f up. Who do you think you are telling people what to think or whether they can consider themselves fans or not.
        Be gone you pest!

  4. I would REALLY like another set of collectors edition statues to go with JW blu ray set (Indominus and Rex)
    Preferrably in scale with those, they were great!

    Or the more likely Indoraptor and Blue! Heck why not a well done, artfully presented triceratops skull! Folks would love it, no?

  5. Guess I will just buy the standard set for the movie minus the special features.

    Only reason I’d pay extra for any “special set” is for in-movie Extended Scenes or Deleted scenes as bonus content.
    I think decision to not including the deleted stuff is a marketing strategy to intentionally cause an out cry and create a demand in the minds of end users to increase future insensitive to sell other exclusive sets. Otherwise, why did they mention not including the deleted scenes in first place?

    I’ll call that they’ll eventually will.. it’s all about conditioning the fan base to drive predicted sales based on starting a reaction, creating a demand and then supply it when the date is set for all to have the money on hand to spend when it happens. And it will, just wait for it.
    Build Reaction.. Create Demand.. and then suddenly.. Deleted Scenes now exclusively available equals $$$ big time max profits..
    They already know what they’re doing.. lol!

  6. I’m gonna get the Target one, because of the Galley Book and the additional 30 minutes of bonus content. All the more, the better.

    1. If you live in the USA would you be kind enough to send me one. Target do not ship to UK. I would of course pay you for this!

  7. I really like 5 movie set with the Mark Englert cover. I was pretty impressed to see that poster come to life in Fallen Kingdom.

    1. Clever how they’ve altered it to represent the scene with Blue’s hideout nest which itself may have been influenced by the original Englert art in the first place. It is no longer a random raptor with a glutch of eggs, it is now Blue herself as in the film with the island burning in the background and the choppers flying away.

      While the lack of deleted scenes is a bummer it might just be Universal’s doing. It is a given that those scenes still exist in some form but are being kept in storage so later on “newer” disc releases can be packaged to plastic box and sold. Greedy buggers. 😝

  8. I will be getting the Blu-Ray. Glad they have more special features for the DVD this time though. I don’t like it when the exclude the DVD folks from special features!

    One thing I wanna say though, is as I was reading this article, I got excited as I noticed there was a video “ooo a nice trailer for the home release!” but when I watched it, I thought it was terrible!
    What is with the marketing for this film!? I wanted a trailer for the home release that had an epic feel, something that showed all the aspects of the film itself. Something very emotional. But they went with this humorous vibe. It just doesn’t feel right. Who’s with me on that?
    You know I truly, literally love this film, but the marketing guys are clueless.

    In regards to the deleted scenes, I want to see them like you all do, but I think there is a particular reason they are not showing them. I think the artists behind the film want you to see their vision as it was perfect to them, and nothing more. And I can respect that.
    I don’t believe the theory of the other fellow who thinks they will release them later. I could be wrong, but I don’t think they will.

  9. No deleted scenes, no purchase. Get your act together you special snowflake of a franchise, everyone else puts deleted scenes in their special features!

    1. It’s so frustrating as we got the move 2 weeks before the US yet have to wait until November 5th for the Blu Ray, 5 weeks later. It’s ridiculous

  10. I hope you dont consider yourself a film critic with those standards.

    “Real fans” admire the first film for its overall quality and are not blind too recognize when that quality’s no longer present.

    1. Hasn’t been present since 1997. We’re gluttons for punishment. I just keep hoping we get another good movie.

    2. I assume you were writing this comment in response to what I wrote further up.

      You say: ““Real fans” admire the first film for its overall quality and are not blind too recognize when that quality’s no longer present.”

      Well actually they are. Something about their sight must of slipped between 1993 and 2018.
      Oh wait! I’ve figured out what is blinding them! NOSTALGIA!

      I write the following with no disrespect for the first film at all.
      There is no question exaggeration when it comes to the first film for many fans. They exaggerate the philosophical aspects and act as if the content of the film was almost entirely a science ethics, philosophical debate “not a monster movie” and then act like it had a depth and substance none of the other films can compare with. Well, I am glad they are wrong about the content, because these should be elements of the story, but nowhere near the whole.
      With all due respect to the first film, if it’s your favorite, that’s up to you, but you can’t argue it is by fact, a film of finer quality than Fallen Kingdom.

      To me, Jurassic World and Fallen Kingdom are the greatest Jurassic films. And you can’t see the quality in them because you can’t see past your nostalgia, and most likely other peoples popular opinion brainwashing you.
      And from my perspective, these films were made by people more passionate about Jurassic Park than Spielberg was making either of the films he directed.
      Don’t think you are gonna read articles where Colin or J.A are complaining about making the movies they did any time soon.

      1. There’s just way too much absurdity to tackle here and I don’t feel the sense in it. Complete bonkers.

        1. Yeah he is a complete jerk who just lashes out at everyone who does not agree with him. Which is next to nobody since it is a fact that JP (and TLW) is better than FK.

      2. It is a fact that JP is better. That’s how it has gone down in moviehistory and that’s how the world will always see it. Deal with it silly little boy.

        And btw Spielberg has complained about Temple of Doom yet you won’t find anyone who thinks that Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is a better film despite Spielberg not publicly admitting to the shortcomings of the latter.

        Now have a seat you jerk and stop harassing other people who can see the flaws of FK.

  11. There aren’t any deleted scenes on the discs because there aren’t any deleted scenes. Everyone assumes that if a movie lacks, that there must be some super-secret extended cut hiding somewhere that offers the ‘true’ experience and saves the film. Nope, the movie just didn’t meet your expectations. Deal with it.

    All that talk of scenes featuring Dilophosaurus was fan-servicing lies. There never was a Dilophosaurus scene. You just wanted there to be one.

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