A Most Violent Year on April 7


SANTA MONICA, CA  -Golden Globe® nominee Oscar Isaac (Best Actor, Inside Llewyn Davis, 2014) and Academy Award®nominee Jessica Chastain (Best Actress, Zero Dark Thirty, 2012) star alongside Golden Globe® nominee David Oyelowo (Best Actor, Selma, 2015), Alessandro Nivola (Selma) and Academy Award® nominee Albert Brooks (Best Supporting Actor, Broadcast News, 1987) in the gangster-filled crime-thriller A Most Violent Year. The film follows a determined immigrant entrepreneur struggling to stay on the right side of the law while building an industrial empire. Released theatrically by A24, A Most Violent Year will be available on Blu-ray(plus Digital HD) and DVD (plus Digital) April 7th from Lionsgate Home Entertainment.

Powerful performances by Oscar Isaac and Jessica Chastain lead this gritty story of crime and corruption in ’80s New York City. Abel Morales has a lucrative oil-delivery service. But on the eve of a huge business deal, he is snared in a web of danger and deceit. Beset by rivals who want his business and a D.A. who wants to take him down, Abel is driven to desperate measures to save his company and protect his family.

The “pulpy, meaty, altogether terrific” (The New York Times) film has been nominated for several awards in 2015, including a Golden Globe® and a Film Independent Spirit Award. Written and directed by Academy Award® nominee J.C. Chandor (Best Original Screenplay, Margin Call, 2011), A Most Violent Year, loaded with bonus material that includes audio commentary with the filmmakers, behind-the-scenes featurettes, including interviews with the acclaimed cast, outtakes, a PSA and deleted scenes, will be available on Blu-ray and DVD for the suggested retail price of $24.99 and $19.98, respectively.


  • Audio Commentary with Writer/Director J.C. Chandor and Producers Neal Dodson and Anna Gerb
  • “Behind the Violence” featurette
  • “A Conversation with Jessica Chastain and Oscar Isaac” featurette
  • “The Contagious Nature of Violence: The Origins of A Most Violent Year” featurette
  • Deleted Scenes
  • “Inner City Crew” Outtakes
  • “We Can Cure Violence” Public Service Announcement