‘A Man Called Otto’ Heads to Blu-Ray, DVD This March

Tom Hanks as Otto Anderson

The wholehearted familial Tom Hanks drama A Man Called Otto’ will be releasing on Blu-Ray and DVD on March 14 and on Digital starting February 28 following its reach on the $100 million box office milestone. Following the film’s limited release on December 30, the movie’s theatrical release expanded nationwide on January 30, making double its budget and following the path of successful releases like Ticket to Paradise and 80 For Brady.

The film was adapted from the 2015 Swedish film A Man Called Ove, both based on the same book by Fredrik Backman. In January 2022, Marc Forster and David Magee were assigned as the director and screenwriter respectively and the film’s distribution fell to Sony Pictures. Mixed with critics and beloved by audiences, this movie gained surprisingly positive success and will fall in your hands very soon!


Based on the New York Times bestseller “A Man Called Ove,” A Man Called Otto tells the story of Otto Anderson (Tom Hanks), a grump who no longer sees purpose in his life following the loss of his wife. Otto is ready to end it all, but his plans are interrupted when a lively young family moves in next door, and he meets his match in quick-witted Marisol. She challenges him to see life differently, leading to an unlikely friendship that turns his world around. A heartwarming and funny story about love, loss, and life, A Man Called Otto shows that family can sometimes be found in the most unexpected places.

The Blu-ray, DVD, and Digital releases of the film will contain several bonus materials including the following:

  • Breaking The Rules: Making A Man Called Otto: Go behind the scenes with the incredible cast and crew for an exploration of the filmmaking process that brought A Man Called Otto to the screen!
  • Til You’re Home Music Video
  • In The Studio With Rita Wilson & Sebastián Yatra: Go inside the recording studio with Rita Wilson and Sebastián Yatra as they discuss how the collaboration for the film’s hauntingly beautiful end credit song “‘Til You’re Home” came to life.

Deleted Scene: When Marisol needs a ride, Otto must make quick adjustments to his car.

A Man Called Otto is currently out in theaters. Watch the trailer here!

Christopher Gallardo

Christopher Gallardo

Hi, my name's Chris and I write things at The Hollywood Handle. I like to write and learn about the animation world, play video games, and yes, go outside. A big Marvel, DC, and Star Wars fan/comic reader (indie too!) and occasional cinephile.
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