Both versions feature bonus material, on-screen lyrics and a deleted musical scene.
Bonus features on the single disc, two-disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Hi-Def include:
Feature Commentary with Director Phyllida Lloyd Additional bonus material on the two-disc Special Edition DVD and Blu-ray Hi-Def versions:
Digital Copy for your iPod, Mac or PC (for a limited time) Additional features available only on Blu-ray Hi-Def DVDs:
The single disc DVD will have a suggested retail price of $29.98; the two-disc special edition will be priced $34.98; the Blu-Ray hi-def version will cost $39.98. *
Following a record-breaking opening in the U.K., "Mamma Mia!" opened in cinemas nationwide July 18. The film was directed by Phyllida Lloyd, which marked her feature-film debut. Lloyd helmed both the London and Broadway mountings of Mamma Mia!
Using the catalogue of '70s pop group ABBA, the plot tells the story of bride-to-be Sophie Sheridan, who hopes to discover her father's identity on the eve of her wedding. She brings three men from her mother Donna's past back to the Greek island they last visited 20 years previously.
The show and film feature music and lyrics by Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus. Since the original London production opened in 1999, the musical has grossed over $2 billion worldwide.
The film, according to the Universal Pictures website, is described as such: "An independent, single mother who owns a small hotel on an idyllic Greek island, Donna (Streep) is about to let go of Sophie (Amanda Seyfried), the spirited daughter she's raised alone. For Sophie's wedding, Donna has invited her two lifelong best girlfriends-practical and no-nonsense Rosie (Julie Walters) and wealthy, multi-divorcee Tanya (Christine Baranski)-from her one-time backing band, Donna and the Dynamos. But Sophie has secretly invited three guests of her own.
"On a quest to find the identity of her father to walk her down the aisle, she brings back three men from Donna's past to the Mediterranean paradise they visited 20 years earlier. Over 24 chaotic, magical hours, new love will bloom and old romances will be rekindled on this lush island full of possibilities."
Mamma Mia! continues to play to sell-out crowds at Broadway's Winter Garden Theatre.
For more information visit www.mammamiamovie.com.