- Rated: PG-13
- Run Time: 1 hours, 40 minutes
- Video: Color
- Released: April 7, 2009
- Originally Released: 2007
- Label: Fox Searchlight
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Packaging: Keep Case
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
- Dolby Digital 5.1 - English
- Dolby Surround - Spanish
- Subtitles - English - Closed Captioned
- Subtitles - English, Spanish, French - Optional
- Additional Release Material:
- Documentary: "Written and Directed by Adrienne Shelly: A Memorial"
- Trailers: 20th Century Fox Previews
- Audio Commentary: Michael Roiff - Producer; Keri Russell - Star
Behind the Scenes:
- "Hi! I'm Keri. I'll Be Your Waitress"
- "The Pies Have It!"
- "A Message from Keri Russell about the Adrienne Shelly Foundation"
- "This Is How We Made WAITRESS Pie"
- "Fox Movie Channel Presents: In Character with Keri Russell"
- "Fox Movie Channel Presents: In Character with Cheryl Hines"
- "Fox Movie Channel Presents: In Character with Nathan Fillion"
Performers, Cast and Crew:
New York Times - 05/04/2007
"[Shelly] blends familiar elements into something both satisfying and surprising. Part feminist fable, part romantic fairy tale, it is by turns tart and sweet, charming and tough, rather like its heroine..."
Sight and Sound - 08/01/2007
"[A] bittersweet little comedy....[With] wonderfully black humour....Quite delectable."
Uncut - 09/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "WAITRESS is a lovely film...funny and affecting with a gentle eye for foibles big and small."
Total Film - 09/01/2007
3 stars out of 5 -- "Russell blends steel, smarts and sexiness into a career-lifting turn....A funny and touching testament to Shelly's multi-talent..."
Empire - 09/01/2007
4 stars out of 5 -- "Shelley's script and direction sing with wit and emotion....Every character is given a respectful, affectionate arc..."
Entertainment Weekly - 11/30/2007
"A sweet comic romance....A bright and uplifting film....[Russell has] moved beyond her FELICITY days to become a poised actress..." -- Grade: B
USA Today - 11/30/2007
3 stars out of 5 -- "[A] movie to stir one's better instincts...[on] a comic/whimsical level and with a dash of melancholy..."
- Theatrical Release: May 2, 2007 (Limited)