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Tuesday, 22 May 2012

'Blue Mountain Mystery' arriving on September UK DVD

Thomas & Friends in Blue Mountain Mystery: The Movie will come to UK DVD in the early days of September 2012.

The Narrow Gauge Engines' big re-introduction to the series is to appear on the digital versatile disc merely two days after the lengthy tale hits Vue cinemas on September 1st and 2nd.

It marks the shortest gap of a Thomas movie or special ever to transfer to a home video device, right after screening in theatres.
play.com are now the first online retailer to publicate its release date, although the extra contents are yet to be identified.

A Blu-Ray 1080i HD version of the film is on the cards to be developed and is expected to be available on the same day the DVD is freed to the British, American and Australasian public.

Blue Mountain Mystery marks its world premiere in Australia at Hoyts cinemas on Saturday July 21st 2012 and will screen the film until September 16th.

The UK premieres the film in Vue Cinemas for two days only on September 1st and 2nd 2012. A celebrity blue carpet launch at Vue Leicester Square is to be simulated on the first date. The DVD comes out on September 3rd.

The United States' release date is currently billed for a September rollout. This also applies to DVD/Bluray products all the above English speaking countries.


  1. Am I the only one that thinks this MAY be pushed back? Just so that it doesn't come so soon after the cinema release?

    1. Quite possibly you're right, however T&F makes 99% of it's money from DVD sales. I wondered, after I saw the film in July, why the DVD wasn't for sale in the foyer of the cinema after the show. They would have sold as many of them as tickets!