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Best Buy’s Knives Out steelbook transforms the Blu-ray into a paperback thriller

This exclusive case is gorgeous

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Ana de Armas and Daniel Craig puzzle over the clues in Knives Out Photo: Claire Folger/Lionsgate

Knives Out, Rian Johnson’s star-studded whodunnit, is finally available on DVD, Blu-ray, and digital storefronts like Amazon Prime Video. That means you’ll be able to watch this cozy mystery from the coziness of your own living room.

We called the film, which earned Johnson an Oscar nomination for Best Original Screenplay, “a [murder mystery] that’s been dazzlingly updated for a modern audience.” With killer performances from a stacked cast (Christopher Plummer, Daniel Craig, Michael Shannon, Jamie Lee Curtis, and a very un-Captain-America-like Chris Evans), Knives Out is worth checking out, whether you missed it in theaters or you’ve already seen it all unfold and want to revisit the mystery with the benefit of hindsight.

The Knives Out home video release comes with a bunch of special features, including deleted scenes, a behind-the-scenes documentary, promotional “Meet the Thrombeys” ads, and two audio commentaries, including the director’s commentary that Johnson released for free during the film’s theatrical release. Here’s what else is included in each version of the film.

Harlan Thrombey’s (Christopher Plummer) gathers around him as he blows out his birthday cake. Claire Folger/Lionsgate

Knives Out digital editions

It’s relatively easy to add Knives Out to your digital library of choice. Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, iTunes, Google Play, and Fandango Now all have the option to purchase it in 4K UHD.

Rent/Buy Knives Out digital editions: Amazon | Vudu | iTunes | Google Play | Fandango Now

Knives Out on DVD and Blu-ray

For those who’d rather pick up a physical copy, Knives Out is available on DVD, though the more popular option is definitely the combo pack which includes Blu-ray, DVD, and digital copies of the film for $19.99. Target’s version even throws in the unpublished Harlan Thrombey novel from the movie, Hook, Line and Sinker. A 4K UHD version, which also includes a standard Blu-ray and digital copy, is also available for $24.99.

Buy Knives Out on DVD: Amazon | Best Buy | Walmart | Target
Buy Knives Out on DVD/Blu-ray/digital: Amazon | Best Buy | Walmart | Target
Buy Knives Out on 4K UDH/Blu-ray/digital: Amazon | Best Buy | Walmart | Target

A product shot of the exclusive Knives Out steelbook case Image: Lionsgate
A product shot of the inside of the Knives Out steelbook case Image: Lionsgate

Knives Out collectible steelbook

For the true Knives Out fans, Best Buy is offering a collectible steelbook version. The case is reminiscent of a well-worn paperback thriller, complete with a logo for Blood and Wine, Harlan Thrombey’s mystery novel publishing house, and “H. Thrombey” on the spine. While the Best Buy listing doesn’t show the inside of the steelbook case, it looks to be the same as the one on offer at U.K. retailer Zavvi, with the titular knives pointing inward. The collectible version includes the 4K UHD, Blu-ray, and digital copies of Knives Out.

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