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Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief [Blu-ray] by Directed by Chris Columbus (Fox 2000 Pictures 24 July 2010 / $39.99) -

Product Description:
Modern and mythical worlds collide in this thunderous fantasy-adventure starring Pierce Brosnan, Kevin McKidd, and Uma Thurman as you've never seen them before! Percy Jackson is no ordinary teenager...he's just learned he's the son of Poseidon and is accused of stealing Zeus' lightning bolt - the most powerful weapon ever created! With storm clouds brewing, Percy embarks on an incredible cross-country journey to prove his innocence, recover the bolt, and prevent a war amongst the gods that could destroy our world!

3 Disc Combo Pack with Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital Copy

Disc 1: Blu-ray
Promo for Fox DVDs with Digital Copy
Trailer for The A-TEAM
Promo for Diary Of A Wimpy Kid on Blu-ray and DVD
Promo for Marley & Me: The Terrible 2's on Blu-ray and DVD
Promo for Tooth Fairy on Blu-ray and DVD (7:06 in total)

Promo for the "Percy Jackson & The Olympians" books from Disney-Hyperion: "The Lightning Thief", "The Seas of Monsters", "The Titan's Curse", "The Battle of the Labyrinth", and "The Last Olympian".(1:00)

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Theatrical Feature (118:37)

Extras:

Deleted Scenes:

  • The Museum - Grover photographs Aphrodite (1:38)
  • The Infirmary - Percy meets Annabeth (1:55)
  • Aphrodite's Daughters - Grover jumps into spa (1:00)
  • Int. Bus - Percy looks at the map (1:18)
  • Auntie Em's - Medusa chases Percy (1:23)
  • Int. Pickup Truck - Grover talks about Zeus' daughter (1:36)
  • Lotus Land Casino - Grover dances (1:04)
  • Lotus Land Casino - Percy meets 50's guy (0:29)
  • Lotus Land Casino - Percy, Annabeth, and Grover fight the guards (1:34)
  • Hades' mansion - Hades talks to Percy (2:19)

"Secrets of the Gods"
Mini-factoids on Zeus, Poseidon, Hermes, Persephone, Hades, Athena, the Minotaur, Grover, Chiron, and Percy.

"Discover Your Powers Quiz"

"The Book Comes To Life" with Rick Riordan (Author), Jake Abel ("Luke"), Brandon T. Jackson ("Grover Underwood"), Logan Lerman ("Percy Jackson"), Alexandra Daddario ("Annabeth Chase"), and Chris Columbus (Director). (4:24)

"Inside Camp Half-Blood" with Craig Titley (Screenwriter), Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Chris Columbus, Bryan Korenberg (Prop Master), Alexandra Daddario Michael Barnathan (Producer), and Howard Cummings (Production Designer) (5:09)

"On Set with Brandon T. Jackson" featuring Brandon T. Jackson, Logan Lerman, Chris Columbus, and Alexandra Daddario. (5:56)

"Meet the Demigods" with Logan Lerman, Brandon T. Jackson, Alexandra Daddario, and Jake Abel. (3:49)

"Composing for the Gods: A Conversation with Christophe Beck" (3:29)

Theatrical Trailer (2:26)

Disc 2: DVD
Promo for Fox DVDs with Digital Copy
Trailer for "The A-TEAM"
Promo for "Diary Of A Wimpy Kid" on Blu-ray and DVD
Promo for "Marley & Me: The Terrible 2's" on Blu-ray and DVD
Promo for "Space Chimps 2: Zartog Strikes Back" Premiering Only on DVD and Blu-ray (5:40 in total)

Promo for the "Percy Jackson & The Olympians" books from Disney-Hyperion: "The Lightning Thief", "The Seas of Monsters", "The Titan's Curse", "The Battle of the Labyrinth", and "The Last Olympian". (0:59)

Percy Jackson & The Olympians: The Lightning Thief Theatrical Feature (118:29)

Extras:

Deleted Scenes:

  • The Museum - Grover photographs Aphrodite (1:38)
  • Int. Pickup Truck - Grover talks about Zeus' daughter (1:37)
  • Lotus Land Casino - Grover dances (1:02)
  • Lotus Land Casino - Percy, Annabeth, and Grover fight the guards (1:35)
  • Hades' Mansion - Hades talks to Percy (2:19)

Discover Your Powers Quiz

"The Book Comes To Life" (4:23)

Theatrical Trailer (2:24)

Sneak Peek:
"Tooth Fairy" on Blu-ray and DVD (2:24)
"Flicka 2" on DVD (1:04)
Family Favorites - Bring The Fun Home on DVD (1:21)

Disc 3: Digital Copy

(see review)  Netflix / IMDB

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