- Number of Discs: 5
- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 9 hours, 10 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: April 24, 2007
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: BBC Warner
- 5-Disc Set
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Additional Release Material:
- Behind the Scenes
- Featurette: "Planet Earth - The Future"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Entertainment Weekly - 04/27/2007
"[T]he often gasp-inducing footage takes on a startling vividness and depth." -- Grade: A
Ultimate DVD - 08/01/2007
5 stars out of 5 -- "PLANET EARTH is a sprawling look at our world and its wildlife, sumptuously captured by the most technologically advanced cameras."
With both impressive scope and incredible detail, PLANET EARTH explores the entire world using high definition cinematography. Boasting a budget of over $25 million, this BBC/Discovery Channel co-production exposes the beauty of the earth and its animal inhabitants from a cuddly panda cub to an attacking shark. David Attenborough narrates, as the vivid documentary takes to the sea, as well as to the mountains, caves, deserts, jungles, and more. With 40 cameramen traveling to 200 locations, this is an epic series that can't be missed. This set contains every episode: "Living Planet," "Mountains," "Fresh Water," "Caves," "Deserts," "Frozen Worlds," "The Great Plains," "Forests," "Jungles," "The Shallow Seas," "Ocean Wide, Ocean Deep," and "Planet Earth - The Future."
Description by Warner Home Video:
David Attenborough narrates this original UK version of Planet Earth. With an unprecedented production budget of $25 million, and from the makers of Blue Planet: Seas of Life, comes the epic story of life on Earth. Five years in production, over 2,000 days in the field, using 40 cameramen filming across 200 locations, shot entirely in high definition, this is the ultimate portrait of our planet. This 11episode series captures rare action, impossible locations and intimate moments with our planet's best-loved, wildest and most elusive creatures. From the highest mountains to the deepest rivers, this blockbuster series takes you on an unforgettable journey through the daily struggle for survival in Earth's most extreme habitats. Planet Earth takes you to places you have never seen before, to experience sights and sounds you may never experience anywhere else.