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From the producers of Battlestar Galactica, Caprica and Farscape comes Defiance, the critically-acclaimed action-packed tale of courage and survival. It’s 2046 and over 30 years have passed since aliens arrived, changing life on Earth forever. In the frontier town of Defiance, a drifter-turned-lawkeeper (Grant Bowler, True Blood) and the newly-appointed mayor (Julie Benz, Dexter) attempt to lead the human and alien residents through the prejudices and politics that threaten the fragile peace they’ve fought for. Combining epic scope with the intrigue of a small-town drama, Defiance is science fiction at its best. Watch every riveting episode back-to-back and uninterrupted, with exclusive bonus content including deleted scenes and featurettes that go inside this incredible new world.

Special Features

Disc 1:
  • Includes UltraViolet (Subject to expiration. Go to NBCUCodes.com for details.)
  • Deleted Scenes


  • Disc 3:
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Gag Reel
  • Defiance: A Transmedia Revolution
  • Making Defiance
  • Behind the Scenes with Jesse Rath

  • Product Details

    • Actors: Grant Bowler, Julie Benz
    • Format: Multiple Formats, Blu-ray, Box set, NTSC, Widescreen
    • Language: English (DTS-HD Master Audio 5.1)
    • Subtitles for the Hearing Impaired: English
    • Region: All Regions
    • Aspect Ratio: 1.78:1
    • Number of discs: 3
    • Rated: NR (Not Rated)
    • Studio: Universal Studios
    • DVD Release Date: October 15, 2013
    • Run Time: 559 minutes
    • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3,850 customer reviews)
    • ASIN: B00E3QJ7X8
    • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #13,065 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)

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    96 of 109 people found the following review helpful By Rayn Drahps on September 20, 2013
    Format: Amazon Instant Video
    Since this show is getting such horrible reviews on IMDB I thought I'd bump it up a bit here since this is where you can watch it. Or you can watch it for free from SyFy.com if you have a TV provider like Xfinity or one of the many other ones across the country.

    This is SyFy. I don't compare it to Firefly but it has a similar feel. They deal with human issues as a whole on this series, with good acting, almost all characters are shades of grey and even then those shades come out on the darker side. There are good people, but they have to do bad things. There are bad people who step up to do the right thing when necessary. Then there are the Volge who just want war.

    This is a very progressive show.

    One of my favorite elements of the show is the ending montages. They have haunting covers of songs most of us know and love, wrapping up the triumphs and defeats each episode brings to our characters.

    And there are a ton of WTF! moments. This show keeps you on your toes.
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    208 of 251 people found the following review helpful By Kevin L. Nenstiel TOP 1000 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on April 30, 2013
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    When Nolan, the jaded scavenging veteran at the heart of the new Syfy series Defiance, strides from the Lawkeeper's office early in the pilot episode, seasoned viewers will recognize the streetscape. With storefronts built of reclaimed materials and stacked cargo compartments, it distinctly resembles the Eavesdown Docks from Joss Whedon's Firefly. And for good reason, since both shows shows channel the same American frontier mythology.

    Frederick Jackson Turner's seminal 1893 essay, "The Significance of the Frontier in American History," identified the idea of frontier as the defining trait of American society. Crossing the invisible line from society to wilderness allows individuals to shrug off confining Euro-American stipulations of hierarchy, subjection, religion, and money. But Turner lamented that the closing of the American frontier, according to the 1890 census, marked the end of American pioneer fervor.

    Firefly, like Star Trek before that, rejects that closing by moving the frontier line off Earth's surface. New experiences and dynamic individualism remain for us to discover "out there." But Defiance alters that tack, suggesting that the movement of new species into our domain can open new frontiers where we are; the American pioneer ethos can be reinvested where we are. We need only destroy existing civilization to get there.

    Defiance's frontier myth doesn't need unpacked; creator Rockne O'Bannon splashes it across the screen in vibrant CGI Technicolor. Nolan's swagger, the city's ad hoc justice, and the contrast between settled urbanity and the vibrant Badlands, all bespeak classic cowboy heroes like John Wayne and Clint Eastwood.
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    13 of 13 people found the following review helpful By Happy Reader TOP 500 REVIEWERVINE VOICE on March 15, 2014
    Format: DVD
    3502 BCE - Indogene scientists discover that a star is on a collision course their solar system, the Votanis System. It takes them decades to convince the governments of the other planets that destruction is coming. Fortunately, obliteration is not immediate, because they've first got to invent the propulsion and suspended animation systems to take an Ark Fleet millions of light years away, to the third planet orbiting a yellow dwarf star in a spiral galaxy.

    3001 BCE the Ark Fleet departs and the Votanis System is shortly after destroyed. The Ark inhabitants now have no home to return to. 5000 years later, Earth scientists first detect the approaching fleet. It arrives in 2013.

    At first, it looks like there may be peaceful co-existence, but there are too many aliens (Votans) who want a new home. There is too much fear in the humans and too much mistrust all around. After a human assassinates the Votan ambassador to the United Nations in 2023, the horrific Pale Wars begin. By the time an armistice is declared in 2031, much of Earth has been terraformed.

    There's still a lot of mistrust, but there's one place where humans and Votan have patched together a mostly working peace, the city of Defiance, erstwhile St. Louis. In 2046, scavengers Nolan and his daughter Irisa arrive at Defiance, and our tale begins.

    This is rollicking good science fiction though it strays into mysticism, which is not so much my cup of tea. I was surprised to find out that Nolan is actually Joshua Nolan. Everybody calls him "Nolan", including Irisa, so I assumed it was his first name!

    Visit the official "Defiance" website for more details on the pre-history, as well as info on the various Votan races: Castithan, pale-skinned, arrogant, socially stratified.
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    67 of 84 people found the following review helpful By Fillionista on April 16, 2013
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    My husband and I really enjoyed the pilot episode. It was far better than so many recent entries in the genre. We hope our support will keep it on air if (as we hope) the writing and execution continue to hold up to the high standards set in the opener.
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    47 of 60 people found the following review helpful By Frosty Cold One on April 28, 2013
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    👽 this review is spoiler-free and was updated after the season finale 👽
    Post-apocalyptic shows are all the rage lately (Falling Skies, Revolution, The Walking Dead), and Defiance has a distinct personality among them. Although sci-fi serials that take place on Earth are obviously not as far-reaching as those set in space, this one sort of brings space to Earth by introducing a number of alien races in future St. Louis. Having not read about the game or the show before watching, I have to say that the pilot did a poor job of establishing context. Should a viewer need to visit Wikipedia to get up to speed on the backstory of TV program? The hope is that the past will be explained more fully in season 2, preferably in a clever way that doesn't necessitate constant POV flashbacks that have become annoyingly ubiquitous in television.

    I am willing to give any new sci-fi production a chance. Season 1 provides enough warm flesh to satisfy the average zombie; furthermore, it does NOT try to emulate an existing sci-fi franchise. The casting is spot-on, and as for the characters, you will likely identify with some and despise others. The writers can do empathy without trying to pull off tearjerkers. As long as Defiance can maintain a compelling arc that keeps expanding while avoiding the trappings of too many "creature of the week" episodes that resolve in one hour, it might just turn out to be a program that lasts more than two seasons (season 2 premieres on June 19, 2014).
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