The Hate U Give took cinemas by storm when it came out in October 2018. The movie, based on Angie Thomas' YA novel of the same name, has a 97 per c
The Hate U Give took cinemas by storm when it came out in October 2018. The movie, based on Angie Thomas’ YA novel of the same name, has a 97 per cent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes. The Critics’ Consensus reads: “Critics Consensus: Led by a breakout turn from Amandla Stenberg, the hard-hitting The Hate U Give emphatically proves the YA genre has room for much more than magic and romance.”
When is The Hate U Give out on DVD and digital download?
The Hate U Give is out on Digital Download on February 14, 2018.
On February 18, you can purchase the movie on DVD and Blu-ray.
When you purchase The Hate U Give for digital download, be warned…
According to Amazon: “Pay-Per-View videos will become available to watch once the event starts, will be available for playback for 24 hours following the event, and are not available for Download.”
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There are two download options: standard definition and high definition.
The home entertainment release includes bonus content, too.
The Special features on the DVD include:
Starting a Conversation
Audio Commentary by George Tillman, Jr., Amanda Stenberg, Russell Hornsby, Angie Thomas and Craig Hayes
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The official plot synopsis of The Hate U Give reads: “Starr Carter is constantly switching between two worlds.
“They are the poor, mostly black neighbourhood where she lives and the rich, mostly white, prep school she attends.
“The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered when Starr witnesses the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend Khalil at the hands of a police officer.
“Now, facing pressures from all sides of the community, Starr must find her voice and stand up for what’s right.
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How long it takes The Hate U Give to wind up on a streaming platform remains to be seen.
You can currently pre-order the DVD edition on Amazon Prime.
When The Hate U Give opened in America, 20th Century Fox and 20th Century Fox, and AMC Theatres teamed up to give underserved youth across the country an opportunity to see the film.
According to Deadline: “The screenings were a tool to drive empowerment, empathy, and dialogue among communities.”
Now, with a home entertainment release, that dialogue can continue.
The Hate U Give is available for Digital Download on February 14, and on DVD on February 18, 2019.