A geophysical team, who are investigating the effect radiation from other solar systems has on the Earth, learn that the core of the Earth is heating up and warn the President of the United States. While the leaders of the world race to build "arks" to escape the impending doom, volcanic eruptions and earthquakes of unprecedented strength wreak havoc all over the world.
MPAA rating: PG-13; for intense disaster sequences and some language.
Publication, Distribution, etc. :
Culver City, Calif : Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, 
Physical Description :
2 Blu-ray discs (158 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Originally released as a motion picture in 2009.
Special features: Commentary with writer/director Roland Emmerich and co-writer Harald Kloser; alternate ending; deleted scenes; "Designing the end of the world" featurette; "Roland Emmerich: the master of the modern epic" featurette; "Science behind the destruction" featurette; "The end of the world: the actor's perspective" featurette; music video "Time for miracles" by Adam Lambert; "Making the music video 'Time for miracles' with Adam Lambert" featurette; "Countdown to the future" featurette; Picture-in-Picture: Roland's vision: includes pre-visualization, storyboards and behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with filmmakers, cast and crew; movieIQ and BD-Live connect to real-time information on the cast, music, trivia and more while watching the movie; Interactive Mayan calendar: enter a date to reveal your horoscope and personality profile and delve even further into the secrets by watching "Mysteries of the Mayan Calendar."