Sorry, this item is not available in
Image not available for
Color:
Image not available

To view this video download Flash Player

 

or
Sign in to turn on 1-Click ordering.
Sell Us Your Item
For up to a $0.25 Gift Card
Trade in
More Buying Choices
Movieshack Add to Cart
$8.11  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
PRIMETIME DEALS Add to Cart
$8.11  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Amazon.com Add to Cart
$13.23  & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
Have one to sell? Sell yours here

The Da Vinci Code (Two-Disc Extended Edition + BD Live) [Blu-ray] (2006)

Tom Hanks , Audrey Tautou , Ron Howard  |  PG-13 |  Blu-ray
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (922 customer reviews)

List Price: $19.99
Price: $8.15 & FREE Shipping on orders over $35. Details
You Save: $11.84 (59%)
o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o o
In Stock.
Sold by SpReAdLoVe and Fulfilled by Amazon. Gift-wrap available.
Want it Monday, Oct. 27? Choose One-Day Shipping at checkout. Details
Watch Instantly with Rent Buy
The Da Vinci Code   $2.99 $9.99

Other Formats & Versions

Amazon Price New from Used from
Blu-ray Two-Disc Extended Edition + BD Live $8.15  
DVD Two-Disc Widescreen Special Edition $7.50  
This Blu-ray Disc has BD-Live capabilities. To learn about the benefits and features of BD-Live click here.
Deal of the Week: Save 56% on The Tim Burton Collection on Blu-ray
This week only, save 56% on The Tim Burton Collection and Hardcover Book on Blu-ray. Fan-favorite films include: Pee Wee's Big Adventure, Beetlejuice, Batman (1989), Batman Returns (1992), Mars Attacks!, Corpse Bride, and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005). The offer to own this collection ends October 25, 2014, 11:59 pm PST. Shop now

Special Offers and Product Promotions


Frequently Bought Together

The Da Vinci Code (Two-Disc Extended Edition + BD Live) [Blu-ray] + Angels & Demons [Blu-ray]
Price for both: $15.55

Buy the selected items together
  • Angels & Demons [Blu-ray] $7.40

What Other Items Do Customers Buy After Viewing This Item?



Product Details

  • Actors: Tom Hanks, Audrey Tautou, Jean Reno, Ian McKellen, Paul Bettany
  • Directors: Ron Howard
  • Format: Multiple Formats, AC-3, Blu-ray, Color, Dolby, Dubbed, NTSC, Subtitled, Widescreen
  • Language: English (Dolby Digital 5.1), English (PCM Surround), French (Dolby Digital 5.1)
  • Subtitles: English, French
  • Dubbed: French
  • Region: All Regions
  • Aspect Ratio: 2.40:1
  • Number of discs: 2
  • Rated: PG-13 (Parental Guidance Suggested)
  • Studio: Sony Pictures Home Entertainment
  • DVD Release Date: April 28, 2009
  • Run Time: 174 minutes
  • Average Customer Review: 3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (922 customer reviews)
  • ASIN: B000I2J2XG
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,000 in Movies & TV (See Top 100 in Movies & TV)
  • Learn more about "The Da Vinci Code (Two-Disc Extended Edition + BD Live) [Blu-ray]" on IMDb

Special Features

  • First Day on the Set with Ron Howard Featurette: Director Ron Howard introduces the film and the excitement of beginning production at the Louvre in Paris
  • Featurette on “The Da Vinci Code” author Dan Brown
  • Featurette: A Portrait of Langdon
  • Featurette: Who is Sophie Neveu?
  • Featurette: Unusual Suspects - The international cast…Colorful, memorable and frightening characters
  • Featurette: Magical Places
  • Featurette: Close-up on Mona Lisa
  • Featurette: The Filmmaking Experience Part 1 - Includes a DVD exclusive look at filming the last and revealing scene
  • Featurette: The Filmmaking Experience Part 2
  • Featurette: The Codes of "The Da Vinci Code"
  • Featurette: The Music of "The Da Vinci Code"
  • DVD ROM - "Da Vinci Code" Puzzle Game PC Demo
  • Bonus previews

Editorial Reviews

Product Description

Dan Brown's international bestseller comes alive in the film The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard with a screenplay by Akiva Goldsman. Join symbologist Robert Langdon (Academy Award® winner Tom Hanks, 1993 Best Actor, Philadelphia, and 1994 Best Actor, Forrest Gump) and cryptologist Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou) in their heart-racing quest to solve a bizarre murder mystery that will take them from France to England - and behind the veil of a mysterious ancient society, where they discover a secret protected since the time of Christ. With first-rate performances by Sir Ian McKellen, Alfred Molina and Jean Reno, critics are calling The Da Vinci Code "involving"* and "intriguing,"* "a first rate thriller."**

Amazon.com

Critics and controversy aside, The Da Vinci Code is a verifiable blockbuster. Combine the film's huge worldwide box-office take with over 100 million copies of Dan Brown's book sold, and The Da Vinci Code has clearly made the leap from pop-culture hit to a certifiable franchise. The leap for any story making the move from book to big screen, however, is always more perilous. In the case of The Da Vinci Code, the plot is concocted of such a preposterous formula of elements that you wouldn’t envy screenwriter Akiva Goldsman, the man tasked with making this story filmable. The script follows Dan Brown’s book as closely as possible while incorporating a few needed changes, including a better ending. And if you’re like most of the world, by now you’ve read the book and know how it goes: while lecturing in Paris, noted Harvard Professor of Symbology Robert Langdon (Tom Hanks) is summoned to the Louvre by French police to help decipher a bizarre series of clues left at the scene of the murder of the chief curator. Enter Sophie Neveu (Audrey Tautou), gifted cryptologist. Neveu and Langdon team up to solve the mystery, and from there the story is propelled across Europe, ballooning into a modern-day mini-quest for the Holy Grail, where secret societies are discovered, codes are broken, and murderous albino monks are thwarted… oh, and alternative theories about the life of Christ and the beginnings of Christianity are presented too, of course. It’s not the typical formula for a stock Hollywood thriller. In fact, taken solely as a mystery, the movie almost works--despite some gaping holes--mostly just because it keeps moving. Brown’s greatest trick was to have the entire story take place in one day, so the action is forced to keep moving, despite some necessary pauses for exposition. As a screen couple, Hanks and Tautou are just fine together but not exactly memorable; meanwhile Sir Ian McKellen’s scenery-chewing as pivotal character Sir Leigh Teabing is just what the film needed to keep it from taking itself too seriously. The whole thing is like a good roller-coaster ride: try not to think too much about it--just sit back and enjoy the trip. --Daniel Vancini


Stills from The Da Vinci Code (click for larger image)


Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
261 of 318 people found the following review helpful
The Da Vinci Code is a movie that has been the object of critics' scorn since Cannes. Therefore when I went in my expectations were quite low. I was pleasantly surprised. I enjoyed this intellectual treasure hunt. Action sequences boldly intertwine with quieter scenes where codes and symbols are being deciphered to lead to the next clue. At times we get the back story of what has happened to a persecuted religious sect through out the ages. The flashbacks to ancient Rome are brief but beautiful. In addition there are some gorgeous locations for filming, among them the Louvre and Rosslyn.

Hanks and Tautou perform like the pros that they are--it is interesting that two actors known for their whimsical charms were cast in such serious roles. Generally actors starring in thrillers will be those known for their laconic delivery and quietly passionate intensity. However, Tom Hanks was playing a professor of symbology and as such he did a fine job.

The supporting cast reads like a list of international superstars: Alfred Molina, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno and Jurgen Prochnow--all were superb.

One of things I liked about this film is how it gave the audience the opportunity to view the world from the perspective of someone who is used to looking at symbols and their meanings, in particular of things that most of us don't even notice most of the time. It was an unusual and fascinating angle on perception.

This a movie that tries to pack some very deep concepts into the thriller/treasure hunt genre. Overall I think it succeeds rather well.
Was this review helpful to you?
36 of 41 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Fun & Exciting Chase Through History & Mystery w/ Panache November 12, 2006
Format:DVD|Verified Purchase
Prepare to be entertained. Having read the novel first, and also armed with the blasting reviews the film received, I kept my expectations low as I prepared to see this movie. However this is a very fine film. I found it respectful and tasteful in presentation of those sensitive issues which seem to be so threatening to so many. Besides it's just plain beautiful to look at. The scenery and cinematography is not to be missed, and keep your eyes moving about the backgrounds and details as you watch.

Of course, few films can capture better the scope and mental details we add as we read an intelligently written book, but one would really be missing out to avoid seeing this one. I don't believe the filmmakers were seriously looking to convert anyone, merely create enjoyable and thought-provoking entertainment. I'd personally rather have something to think about during and after a film other than not, which is so often the case today.

There are also some nice goodies packaged in this DVD set, and I'm looking forward to receiving my copy. If you have any interest in history whatsoever, or in mindbenders, you should enjoy this. Without the background interest? It is, after all, an action adventure movie filmed in incredible places! See it!
Was this review helpful to you?
15 of 17 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars An exciting adventure for viewers with open minds August 26, 2006
The film adaptation of Dan Brown's book, "The Da Vinci Code" can be viewed as a test to determine how receptive the readers mind is to new ideas. Be warned, some of the ideas presented in this story can be very uncomfortable for some people, depending on their religious convictions and on their receptivity. However, the material contained in his book is relevant on several levels.

First, the plot deals with a theme which is near the hearts of hundreds of millions of potential viewers, namely the history of the Christian Church. The story challenges readers with new information which may not agree with what they think they already know.

Second, the story is exquisitely well researched, drawing from documents as old as the 1st century, through medievel Holy Grail legends, through Renaissance paintings, and ties them together into what the British used to call "a ripping yarn".

Third, although most of the characters in the story are fictional, many of the concepts presented in the story are historically true. It is perhaps this last point which has created the greatest amount of controversy.

The movie (and the book upon which it is based) develops the idea that before Christianity, many religions embraced a balanced worldview in which the sacred feminine principle and the sacred masculine principle joined to maintain harmony. That this was once the case is evident from the mythology of many cultures, with their pantheons of gods and goddesses. However, Brown writes that Jesus embraced these ideas as well, a notion which would have been radical to patriarchal Jews of that time, and would certainly have stepped on the toes of the Jewish clergy.
Read more ›
Was this review helpful to you?
18 of 21 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars True to the book; a strangely beautiful film August 31, 2006
The Da Vinci Code, directed by Ron Howard, is an excellent adaptation of Brown's novel that leaves you with an odd mixture of quizzicality, wonder and contentment by the time the movie is over.

All the actors put in an excellent performance, but Audrey Tautou, the actress who plays Sophie Neveu, is exactly how I imagined her when I was reading the book and practically steals the show with the interpretation of her character.

As those who have read the book know, the plot goes into very controversial subject-matter, and that atmosphere of intrigue, mystery, religious zeal and hermeticism that keeps you in its grip from the first page to the last is expertly conveyed in the film. Lavish production, beautiful sets and locations (the Louvre!) and an ending that pretty much left me in a daze (I enjoyed the ending more watching the movie than when I read the book) make for a truly magical movie-going experience.
Was this review helpful to you?
Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Best theological conspiracy action thriller yet. Second viewing after we visited some of the sites.
Published 7 days ago by Linda Walker Gardels
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
like it
Published 10 days ago by Joann Stark
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Good movie with interesting twists.
Published 11 days ago by Phuong Khanh Vu
3.0 out of 5 stars All I wanted was the cryptex and the screws to ...
All I wanted was the cryptex and the screws to change that password are completely stripped. How can a brand new item have freaking stripped screws? Read more
Published 12 days ago by Tabi
3.0 out of 5 stars Three Stars
I expected much better
Published 16 days ago by Leo
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
Dan Brown bring the story as you were there.
Published 17 days ago by Gene Cormier
3.0 out of 5 stars you will be disappointed in the movie
If you already read the novel, The Da Vinci Code, you will be disappointed in the movie. Although the cinematography is beautiful and the locations of various scenes in Europe are... Read more
Published 19 days ago by Jennifer Williams
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Movie
Great movie! I love the Da Vinci Code. Although movies are never as good as the books, this one comes close and I really enjoyed it. Read more
Published 19 days ago by Shell6a
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
loved it
Published 21 days ago by josh
4.0 out of 5 stars Good Flick!
Great book and good movie! The movie doesn't do the book justice but it is still fun and entertaining. The cast and story are great. Read more
Published 21 days ago by Amazon Customer
Search Customer Reviews
Search these reviews only


Forums

Search Customer Discussions
Search all Amazon discussions

Topic From this Discussion
Hidden Messages on DVD Packaging
There are at least two places on the front of the DVD sleeve and two additional places on the front of the DVD case where there is micro printing found. Look carefully with a strong magnifying glass and you can find it.
Nov 28, 2006 by J. Kroner |  See all 3 posts
Re-name the Gold Box to "DVD Box"
Dvd sets are popular items, esp as Christmas gifts. I don't mind them being a regular offering, as long as there is a substantial discount off a high priced set.

Your post starting this discussion , is voted as not contributing to it. LOL
Nov 6, 2007 by Just curious |  See all 2 posts
Any Idea on the cryptex?
Actually - It looks like the same cryptex that the Nobel Collection sold.
Sep 26, 2006 by turtlex |  See all 20 posts
US Extended Edition
I'm guessing there will be a second release of the extended cut a few months later, to make US consumers double dip on the same title.

Sucks, huh?
Oct 9, 2006 by Amazon Customer |  See all 6 posts
Movie Money for Angels and Demons
I got the blu ray version of this movie and the code was behind the sticker on the wrapping.
May 17, 2009 by Jason |  See all 2 posts
Packaging!! Be the first to reply
Start a new discussion
Topic:
First post:
Prompts for sign-in
 




Look for Similar Items by Category


Want to discover more products? You may find many from da vinci pictures shopping list.
The Big Lebowski Privacy Statement The Big Lebowski Shipping Information The Big Lebowski Returns & Exchanges