CONTEST: Win ‘Les Miserables’ on Blu-ray

Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Oscar winner Anne Hathaway star in this critically-acclaimed musical based on the Victor Hugo novel.

Following a highly-successful theatrical run, Universal Studios Home Entertainment is releasing Les Miserables on Blu-ray and DVD March 22. Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, and Oscar winner Anne Hathaway star in director Tom Hooper musical, based on the beloved novel by Victor Hugo that follows the journey of ex-convict Jean Valjean. We have a contest lined up where our readers can win a copy of the Blu-ray, so they can enjoy this critically-acclaimed film with the utmost best picture and sound quality available. Take a look at how you can win below.

Les Miserables Blu-ray

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  • Les Miserables Blu-ray


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Hugh Jackman, Academy Award winner Russell Crowe and Anne Hathaway star in this critically acclaimed adaptation of the epic musical phenomenon. Set against the backdrop of 19th-century France, Les Miserables tells the story of ex-prisoner Jean Valjean (Jackman), hunted for decades by the ruthless policeman Javert (Crowe), after he breaks parole. When Valjean agrees to care for factory worker Fantine's (Hathaway) young daughter, Cosette, their lives change forever. This enthralling story is a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit and "an unforgettable experience" (Richard Roeper,

Bonus Features Exclusive to the Blu-ray

  • Les Miserables Singing Live: The star-studded cast and production team discuss how the daunting challenge of singing live rather than lip-syncing to pre-recorded tracks ultimately gave them the creative freedom to deliver nuanced, emotionally powerful performances.
  • Battle at the Barricade: Director Tom Hooper wanted the dramatic building of the barricade to be as visceral and intense as possible, so he had his actors build it in real time, literally hurling furniture out of windows to construct an actual barricade. This featurette takes an in-depth look at the creation and filming of all the action on this remarkable set.
  • The West End Connection: Meet the "godfather" of the original stage production of Les Miserables, renowned West End producer Cameron Mackintosh, who was deeply involved in the filming, as well as former Les Miserables, theatrical stars who were thrilled to appear in supporting roles in the current film.
  • Les Miserables on Location: Filming rather than staging Les Miserables presents the opportunity to shoot in real world locations: a massive dry dock on the coast of England, a beautiful underground chapel in the heart of London and the ancient city of Winchester. Members of the cast and crew talk about what it was like to find and work in these incredible locations.

Bonus Features on Both the Blu-ray and DVD

  • The Stars of Les Miserables: Director Tom Hooper talks about casting the iconic characters, and the actors discuss why it was important to them to be a part of this groundbreaking version of
  • Les Misérables.
  • Creating the Perfect Paris: Production designer Eve Stewart created a massive Paris set featuring real cobblestones and running water. Take an intricate look into the detailed recreation of these Paris streets that no longer exist in today's world.
  • The Original Masterwork: Victor Hugo's Les Miserables: This mini-documentary takes a look at the historical backdrop and universal themes of Hugo's classic, and how the filmmakers mined the novel to enrich the look and feel of the film.
  • Feature Commentary with Director Tom Hooper

Les Miserables was released December 25th, 2012 and stars Anne Hathaway, Amanda Seyfried, Hugh Jackman, Russell Crowe, Sacha Baron Cohen, Helena Bonham Carter, Eddie Redmayne, Samantha Barks. The film is directed by Tom Hooper.

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Comments (16)

  1. moviefanac

    I'm a big Anne Hathaway fan, probably because people always tell my wife she looks like her. I'd love to win!

    2 years agoby @moviefanacFlag

  2. Devin Sabas

    I loved the movie and would like to add it to my collection. I was a little worried as I love the stage musical but they did a fantastic job adapting it to the screen

    2 years agoby @Devin-SabasFlag

  3. Ajea

    Les Mis was the best movie of 2012 in my opinion - that's why I want the blu-ray, in addition to the fact that that film has haunted me since I saw it in theaters.

    2 years agoby @AjeaFlag

  4. Donna Berg


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  5. Andrea Herbert

    Listening to the complete movie soundtrack right now! It's so brilliant!

    2 years agoby @Andrea-HerbertFlag

  6. Tina Krauss

    yes, please. great movie.

    2 years agoby @Tina-KraussFlag

  7. Tonynknox

    This was an AWESOME musical. I saw it in the theaters 4 times within the first 2 weeks. And proud of it!

    2 years agoby @tonynknoxFlag

  8. Salvador Cornejo

    Great film and great job by the cast and Tom Hooper. Great production values. I love musicals and definitely loved this one. I enjoyed Hooper's commentary on The King's Speech, so looking forward to his commentary on this film, along with the rest of the special features.

    2 years agoby @Salvador-CornejoFlag

  9. CJ Nereson

    Amazing film, I'd love to own a copy!

    2 years agoby @CJ-NeresonFlag

  10. Isaac Feldberg

    This was a terrific film that I would be happy to own

    2 years agoby @MovieLover95Flag

  11. Acturner300

    This is my favorite musical and I loved the movie!

    2 years agoby @acturner300Flag

  12. Todd Misura

    I don't usually like musicals but when I do, I really do.

    2 years agoby @Todd-MisuraFlag

  13. William Griesmer

    Because this movie was awesome, and I am awesome!

    2 years agoby @William-GriesmerFlag

  14. thedude-abides

    boring box art

    2 years agoby @thedude-abidesFlag

  15. bnchile

    wow i cant beat Kyles response .... i just know someone who would love me lots for winning it for them. if i dont win i hope its Kyle.

    2 years agoby @bnchileFlag

  16. Kyle

    I dreamed a dream this blu-ray would be mine
    ...I want to own
    Pretending it's beside me
    ...Do you hear the people sing?
    Singing the song of angry men?
    It is the music of a people
    Who did not win the film!
    ...Everybody bless the MovieWeb!
    Everybody bless this site!
    Everybody raise a glass to the Master of the Web!

    2 years agoby @kylenFlag

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