Blu-ray Disc Features:
- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 2 hours, 5 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: May 12, 2009
- Originally Released: 1993
- Label: Fox Searchlight
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 2.35
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Digital Surround - French, Spanish
- DTS 5.1 HD - English
- Subtitles - Englishl, Spanish - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Alternate Scenes: Deleted and Extended Scenes (Play All and Select Individually)
- "From Man to Mrs: The Evolution of Mrs. Doubtfire"
- "Aging Gracefully: A Look Back at MRS. DOUBTFIRE"
- Original 1993 Featurette (Publicity Department)
- "Meet Mrs. Doubtfire" (Publicity Department)
Behind the Scenes:
- Final Animation (Animation Studio)
- Final Animation With Alternate Backgrounds (Animation Studio)
- Original Pencil Test (Animation Studio)
- "Make-Up Application with Ve Neill" (Make-Up Department)
- "Make-Up Tests" (Make-Up Department)
- Theatrical Trailers (3)
- TV Spots (2)
- Easter Eggs: Arrested Development Clip
- Make-Up Photo Gallery (Make-Up Department)
Performers, Cast and Crew:
Sight and Sound - 02/01/1994
"...A potent, pantomimic and hugely hilarious family fantasy..."
New York Times - 11/24/1993
"...Nothing holds [Williams] back when he's on a roll..."
Entertainment Weekly - 02/11/1994
"...Williams is hilarious..." -- Rating: B
When an irresponsible and child-like dad is barred from seeing his kids he disguises himself as a woman and applies for the job of housekeeper for his ex-wife. The disguise of a sturdy matron works a beneficial change on him as well -- but how long can he keep this up' Academy Awards: Best Makeup.
An unemployed actor loses custody of his children after his wife leaves him. Desperate to spend more time with the kids, the crafty thespian decides to dress up as a 60-year-old British woman and interview with his ex-wife for a nanny position. He lands the job, but he'll have to give the performance of his life to keep it.
Family Interaction |
Switching Roles |
- FoxVideo laserdisc #8607-85 is a Widescreen Collector's Edition of the film. This THX laserdisc includes interviews with cast and crew members, footage cut from the theatrical release, makeup tests, original theatrical trailers, production stills, an alternate audio track commentary, among other supplementary materials.
- Shot in Panavision. Color by DeLuxe.
- Title design by Nina Saxon; titles by Pacific Title.
- Body suits for "Mrs. Doubtfire" were made by Linda Benavente Notaro.
- Animal action supervised by The American Humane Association.
- Soundtrack available on Fox Records.
- Special thanks went to San Francisco Film and Video Arts Commission; the City of San Francisco and the San Francisco Police Department.
- Post-production sound services by Skywalker Sound; services by The Film Unit & The Post Group; edited on The Lightworks.
- Bryndon Hasman was Robin Williams' opera coach and Elena Servi was his Italian diction coach.
- Rated BBFC 12 by the British Board of Film Classification.
- Copyright 1993 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.
- Available to buy in the UK.