‘Inside Out’ Blu-ray and Digital HD Official Release Dates (Video & New ‘Riley’s First Date’ Images)

Inside Out Blu-ray DVD Cover

Yesterday, the short film Riley’s First Date (with video clip) was announced to be included as a special feature on the Inside Out Blu-ray. Along with the announcement of the slap-stick short film (directed by Josh Cooley), we now have an official announcement from Pixar that the Blu-ray release date is November 3 (as rumored).

Additionally, it was also revealed that the digital release date for the film would come out a full three weeks prior to the Blu-ray/DVD release on October 13, 2015.

Riley's First Date Screencap


Digital HD*, Blu-ray Combo Pack & Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA)

  • Riley’s First Date? (In-Home Exclusive Animated Short Film) – Riley, now 12, is hanging out at home with her parents in San Francisco when potential trouble comes knocking: a boy shows up at the door. Can Mom and Dad’s emotions handle “Riley’s First Date?”
  • LAVA (Theatrical Short Film) – Inspired by the isolated beauty of tropical islands and the explosive allure of ocean volcanoes, LAVA is a musical love story that takes place over millions of years.
  • Story of the Story – Director Pete Docter talks about the evolution of Inside Out, from the ideas and memories that inspired the story through the hurdles, explorations and experiences that helped shape it into the film it is today.
  • Paths to Pixar: The Women of Inside Out – Inside Out filmmakers, from voice actors to animators to production crew, talk about their paths, their goals, the challenges they’ve faced and the lessons they’ve learned along the way
  • Mixed Emotions – Inside Out’s filmmakers talk about how they decided which emotions to focus on in the story and how they went about creating each one’s distinct personality and visual identity
  • Mapping the Mind – Inside Out’s artists take you through the years-long process of designing and creating a world everyone knows, but no one has ever seen – the human mind.
  • Our Dads, the Filmmakers – Elie Docter (daughter of director, Pete Docter) and Grace Giacchino (daughter of composer, Michael Giacchino) bring you behind the scenes for an inside look at the making of the film.
  • Into the Unknown: The Sound of Inside Out – What is the sound of a memory forming? Sound designer Ren Klyce describes the challenges – and the unique solutions – involved in creating the aural world of Inside Out.
  • The Misunderstood Art of Animation Film Editing – Learn more about the crucial role of an animation film editor, who helps take     the story from its earliest, most exploratory versions, to the final, polished film you see onscreen.
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Riley Grows Up – In this scene from a version of the film where the primary relationship was between Joy and Fear (then named Freddie), the emotions begin to notice a change in Riley.
    • Joy’s Decline – Joy’s struggles to make sense of the limitations on Riley’s behavior that seem to be springing up at every turn.
    • Misdirection – Joy and Freddie encounter a group of Riley’s “retired” imaginary friends, including an early version of Big Bong.
    • Construction – Joy is guided through Riley’s mind by a radical non-conformist, Bing Bong, outraged by the demolition of older areas like Imagination Park.
  • Commentary – Commentary includes participation from directors Pete Docter and Ronnie del Carmen, and producer Jonas Rivera.
  • Mind Candy – A montage of toolkit and interstitials produced for Inside Out.
  • Inside Out Trailers – A collection of domestic and international trailers made for Inside Out.

*Digital bonus offerings may vary by retailer

Blu-ray 3D

  • LAVA


  • LAVA
  • Commentary

DMA Exclusives:

  • Designing Abstract Thought – Inside Out character designer Albert Lozano describes the challenging, exciting and appropriately nonlinear process of designing the films “Abstract Thought” sequence.
  • Deleted Scenes
    • Joy Alone – Pursuing a lost memory underneath the ocean, Joy is given a chance to fulfill her heart’s desire.
    • Imagination Park – Joy is chased through a reactivated Imagination Park by an antagonistic Freddie.

Feature Run Time: Approximately 94 min.Rating: PG in U.S.; PG in CE; G in CF Aspect Ratio:     Blu-ray Feature Film = 1080p High Definition / 2.39:1     DVD Feature Film = 2.39:1Audio:     Blu-ray = 7.1 DTS     DVD = 5.1 DolbyLanguages: English, French & Spanish Subtitles: English SDH, French & Spanish


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  • Target version has exclusive extras – approximately 20 extra minutes 
  • Best Buy version comes with character cards & a varied slip cover 
  • Disney Movies Anywhere / Digital Copy – Additional behind the scenes & two extra deleted scenes (these extras are also included along with the Blu-ray release if you enter the Disney Movies Anywhere code included with the release)
  • Disney Store (4 exclusive lithographs included)
  • Zavvi (UK Retailer) has the Steelbook case exclusive (more info here

You can always stream Inside Out on Amazon, Apple TV, and Disney+.

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