Rise of the Guardians Wiki
Rise of the Guardians Wiki

This page lists all Rise of the Guardians releases for home video.

Standard Editions


Cover Release Special Features
Rise of the Guardians DVD (US Variant).jpg March 12, 2013
  • A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the film
    with filmmakers, cast and crew
  • Games, activities and fun for the whole family!
Rise of the Guardians DVD (UK Variant).jpg March 12, 2013
  • Filmmakers' Commentary by Director Peter Ramsey
    and Producers Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein
  • Special Features: Dreamers and Believers
  • Previews: The Croods / Dragons: Riders of Berk /
  • Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness /
    Rise of the Guardians: The Video Game
  • World of DreamWorks Animation: Shrek / Madagascar /
    How To Train Your Dragon / Kung Fu Panda
  • More Magic (DVD-ROM)


Three-Disc Combo: Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy + UltraViolet

There are two different blu-ray releases: a two-disc combo pack including Blu-ray / DVD / UV Digital Copy, and a three-disc combo pack including Blu-ray 3D / Blu-ray / DVD / Digital Copy + UltraViolet.

Special Features:

  • Filmmakers' Commentary: With director Peter Ramsey and producers Christina Steinberg and Nancy Bernstein.
  • Behind the Magic: Explore the filmmakers' journey to create Rise of the Guardians' enthralling look, characters, effects and music:
    • Dreaming Up the Look
    • Naughty & Nice: Designing Memorable Characters
    • Enchanting Effects
    • Creating an Epic Score
  • The Man Behind the Guardians: Learn how DreamWorks Animation worked with author William Joyce to bring his novels to life.
  • Dreamers and Believers: A look at the cast and characters of Rise of the Guardians.
  • Sandy's Dream Guide: The Sandman helps interpret your dreams in this interactive guide.
  • Blu-ray Exclusive Additional Scenes
  • Jack Frost Snowball Showdown: Use your remote to duck and dodge snowballs.
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors with Sandy: See if you can beat the Sandman in this classic game.

Limited Editions

Blu-ray Limited Edition Easter Gift Pack

There are two limited edition releases called "Easter Gift Packs" that include two hopping egg toys in the package. One is for the original DVD release, and the other for the two-disc blu-ray combo.

Besides the bonus toys, they have other differences with the aforementioned releases.

UPDATE: On November 5, 2013, a special holiday edition of the film is confirmed, featuring a wind-up toy elf.

Downloadable Editions

DreamWorks released a downloadable digital version of the film via iTunes on February 27, two weeks before the DVD and Blu-ray releases.[1]

International Editions

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