About Schmidt poster

DVD & Blu-ray Release Date

DVD: About Schmidt DVD release date is set for February 2, 2002. Dates do change so check back often as the release approaches.

Blu-ray: About Schmidt Blu-ray will be available the same day as the DVD. Blu-ray and DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

Digital: About Schmidt digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes will be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimate release date is January 2002. We will update this page with more details as they become available. The movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

About Schmidt stars Jack Nicholson, Kathy Bates, Hope Davis, Dermot Mulroney, June Squibb. View everything you need to know about the movie below.



IMDb Rating




Theater Date

December 20, 2002


Warren Schmidt is an actuary for Woodmen of the World Insurance. His suburban life has been boring and unsatisfying, and as retirement finally comes to fruition, he finds himself lost and dissatisfied. He feels as if he barely knows his wife and grown daughter, who is planning her marriage to a waterbed salesman Warren believes beneath her. Not long after his retirement dinner, Warren’s wife died suddenly. He feels a deep sense of sadness which turns into rage when he discovers she had once had an affair with his best friend. Warren attends the wedding and makes a heartfelt speech before returning home to his empty house in Omaha.

R Rating

About Schmidt DVD/Blu-ray is rated R. R stands for ‘Restricted’, which means children under 17 require accompanying parent or adult guardian. The movie contains some adult material and parents are urged to learn more about the movie.


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The movie currently has a 7.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and 85 Metascore on Metacritic. We will continue to add and update review scores.



Box Office

$65.0 million


Comedy, Drama



Theatrical Release Date: December 20, 2002
DVD & Blu-ray Release Date: February 2, 2002
Age Rating: R
Runtime: 125 minutes
Budget: $30,000,000
Box Office: $65.0 million
Genre: Comedy, Drama
Language: English