2009 DVD Releases
A comedy set in the blue-collar world.
'All About Steve' DVD
Sandra Bullock plays an aggressively wacky character named Mary Horowitz in this comedy.
'A Perfect Getaway' DVD
Good-looking actors and gorgeous scenery are showcased in this thriller.
'(500) Days of Summer' DVD
A non-formulaic romantic comedy.
This animated fantasy film boasts lots of big-name voice talent.
'Paranormal Activity' DVD
This ultra-low-budget horror film is coming to DVD soon.
'District 9' DVD
A sci-fi film.
'17 Again' DVD
This lighthearted movie is a star vehicle for Zac Efron.
'X-Men Origins: Wolverine' DVD
Hugh Jackman and Liev Schreiber star in this comic-book-derived actioner.
'Battle for Terra' DVD
This animated sci-fi adventure is coming to DVD soon.
'Ghosts of Girlfriends Past' DVD
Ghosts of Girlfriends Past is coming to DVD soon. Matthew McConaughey stars in this romantic comedy.
'Observe and Report' DVD
This dark, disturbing comedy starring Seth Rogen is coming to DVD soon.
'Away We Go' DVD
This episodic dramedy is coming to DVD soon.
'Monsters vs. Aliens' DVD
Monsters vs. Aliens is coming DVD soon. This animated movie was designed to be shown theatrically in 3-D.
'Imagine That' DVD
Eddie Murphy and cute child actress Yara Shahidi play father and daughter in this pleasant family comedy.
'Year One' DVD
Jack Black and Michael Cera are paired in this irreverent buddy comedy set in biblical times.
'Drag Me to Hell' DVD
A horror film by Sam Raimi.
'Land of the Lost' DVD
Will Ferrell stars in this comedy.
'The Proposal' DVD
Sandra Bullock is paired with Ryan Reynolds in this romantic comedy.
Michelle Pfeiffer stars in this historical romantic drama.
'Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen' DVD
This actioner is the second movie in the series.
'My Life in Ruins' DVD
This comedy is a vehicle for Nia Vardalos.
'The Class' DVD
Winner of the Palme d'Or at Cannes and an Academy Award nominee for Best Foreign Language Film, this is a fictional French movie that feels so authentic it plays more like a documentary.
'Next Day Air' DVD
This crime comedy is coming to DVD soon.
'Easy Virtue' DVD
This comedy adapted from Noël Coward's 1924 play attacking the values of the English landed gentry is coming to DVD soon.
'I Love You, Man' DVD
Paul Rudd and Jason Segel star in this comedy.
Channing Tatum stars in this drama that was co-written and directed by Dito Montiel.
'Hannah Montana: The Movie' DVD
Miley Cyrus stars in this film based on the Disney Channel series.
'The Last House on the Left' DVD
This violent and gory horror/revenge thriller is a remake of Wes Craven's 1972 original.
Controversial boxing great Mike Tyson is the subject of this documentary by James Toback.
A loosely structured coming-of-age story, this drama has a strong cast headed by Jesse Eisenberg and Kristen Stewart.
Julia Roberts and Clive Owen are paired in this slick, sophisticated, intricately plotted love story.
'Sunshine Cleaning' DVD
This comedy-drama is coming to DVD soon.
This beautiful Disney family-friendly nature documentary is coming to DVD soon.
'Sin Nombre' DVD
This visceral Spanish-language melodrama is about Latino gangs and illegal immigrants is coming to DVD soon.
'Crank 2: High Voltage' DVD
This sequel that stars Jason Statham is coming to DVD soon.
'Dance Flick' DVD
This raucous, politically incorrect spoof of dance movies is coming to DVD soon.
'Valentino: The Last Emperor' DVD
This is glitzy documentary about the legendary fashion designer Valentino is coming to DVD soon.
Atom Egoyan wrote and directed this thought-provoking drama.
'Blood: The Last Vampire' DVD
This English-language martial arts-vampire hybrid is coming to DVD soon.
'Four Christmases' DVD
This holiday movie is coming to DVD soon.
'Aliens in the Attic' DVD
This children's adventure comedy is coming to DVD soon.
This crowd-pleasing, animated film is coming to DVD soon.
'The Ugly Truth' DVD
About the romantic comedy on DVD.
'Star Trek' DVD
Coming to DVD soon, a reboot of the sci-fi franchise that originally starred William Shatner as Captain Kirk and Leonard Nimoy.
'My Sister's Keeper' DVD
My Sister's Keeper is coming to DVD soon. Based on the best-selling novel by Jodi Picoult, this weepie stars Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin and Sofia Vassilieva.
'Funny People' DVD
This is an unsettling, strangely structured drama — but with some laughs — written and directed by Judd Apatow and starring Adam Sandler.
'Paper Heart' DVD
Carlyne Yi and Michael Cera play versions of themselves in this little film that blends fiction and nonfiction.
'Angels & Demons' DVD
This thriller adapted from the Dan Brown novel of the same name is coming to DVD soon.
'Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs' DVD
An animated comedy.
'Nothing Like the Holidays' DVD
This comedy about a family reuniting at Christmastime.
'Whatever Works' DVD
A talky comedy.
'Terminator Salvation' DVD
This sci-fi film starring Christian Bale is coming to DVD soon.
'G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra' DVD
The G.I. Joe line of action figures inspired this live-action feature film.
'The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3' DVD
Denzel Washington and John Travolta star in this updated version of the 1974 thriller.
'Night at the Museum: Battle at the Smithsonian'
This family comedy-adventure is coming to DVD soon.
'Julie & Julia' DVD
This is a feel-good movie that features a great performance by Meryl Streep as Julia Child.
'Inglourious Basterds' DVD
Written and directed by Quentin Tarantino, this violent, darkly comic film presents a fairy tale set in a parallel-universe version of Nazi-occupied France.
'Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince' DVD
This film adaptation of the sixth novel in the seven-volume series written by J.K. Rowling is coming to DVD soon.
'The Brothers Bloom' DVD
This glossy, lighthearted caper film is coming to DVD soon.
Aimed at kids, this action-comedy is a Jerry Bruckheimer production.
'The Hangover' DVD
In this raucous, raunchy, but reasonably witty comedy, a guy who is about to get married and his three groomsmen (Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis) go to Las Vegas for a night of heavy drinking and gambling.
'Public Enemies' DVD
This Depression-era period drama starring Johnny Depp as celebrated outlaw John Dillinger is coming to DVD soon.
'12 Rounds' DVD
A frenetic actioner directed by Renny Harlan.
This Russian drama is a remake of Sidney Lumet's 1957 classic.
Baz Luhrmann directed this spectacular epic romantic drama that stars Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman.
'Bedtime Stories' DVD
About the Disney family comedy on DVD.
'Beverly Hills Chihuahua' DVD
This is a live-action Disney family comedy with talking dogs.
'Body of Lies' DVD
About this action-packed spy thriller directed by Ridley Scott on DVD
About the animated Disney family film on DVD.
'Bride Wars' DVD
About the lightweight comedy on DVD.
Directed by Clint Eastwood and starring Angelina Jolie, this is a dramatization of a true story.
'Confessions of a Shopaholic' DVD
A comedy based on popular novels by Sophie Kinsella.
This movie is based on Neil Gaiman's children's novel.
Daniel Craig and Liev Schreiber star in this Holocaust movie based on a true story and directed by Edward Zwick.
Four actors received Academy Award nominations for their performances in this drama: Meryl Streep, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Amy Adams and Viola Davis.
'Dragonball: Evolution' DVD
Based on the Japanese manga series, this live-action movie is a martial-arts fantasy.
About this drama on DVD.
'Fast & Furious' DVD
'Fired Up!' DVD
About the energetic cheerleading comedy on DVD.
This is a Christian relationship drama that has a church in Albany, Georgia, behind it. The cast is made up of nonprofessional actors, except the lead is played by Kirk Cameron.
'Friday the 13th' DVD
The 2009 Friday the 13th is basically a franchise reboot.
Nominated for five Academy Awards including Best Picture, this historical drama is based on a true story.
'Gran Torino' DVD
About the drama on DVD.
'Grey Gardens' DVD
An HBO docudrama.
'He's Just Not That Into You' DVD
Based on a popular self-help book, this movie takes a lighthearted look at romantic relationships.
'High School Musical 3: Senior Year' DVD
This third installment in the franchise.
'Hotel for Dogs' DVD
This family comedy is based on the children's novel by Lois Duncan.
'I've Loved You So Long' DVD
Kristin Scott Thomas (The English Patient, Four Weddings and a Funeral) gives a fine performance in this French-language drama.
This animated comedy takes place in the gloomy Kingdom of Malaria, where the hunchback Igor (voice of John Cusack) toils away in a lab.
Based on the children's novel by Cornelia Funke, this fantasy-adventure stars Brendan Fraser.
'Jonas Brothers: The 3D Concert Experience' DVD
This movie contains musical numbers from a concert tour.
This intricate thriller is based on a novel by Elmore Leonard.
A sci-fi actioner.
'Lakeview Terrace' DVD
Samuel L. Jackson stars in this thriller directed by Neil LaBute.
'Last Chance Harvey' DVD
About the romantic drama on DVD.
'Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa' DVD
All the principal characters are back, voiced by the same celebrities.
'Marley & Me' DVD
About thefamily film based on the best-selling memoir on DVD.
'Max Payne' DVD
Mark Wahlberg plays the title character in this actioner derived from a video game.
Sean Penn gives a towering performance as the title character in this biopic directed by Gus Van Sant.
A loose remake of a 2003 Korean film, this horror movie stars Kiefer Sutherland and was directed by Alexandre Aja.
'Miss March' DVD
The Whitest Kids U'Know is a sketch comedy troupe, and two of its members, Zach Cregger and Trevor Moore, wrote, directed and star in this movie.
'Morning Light' DVD
A Disney documentary.
'My Best Friend's Girl' DVD
Comic Dane Cook stars in this comedy in which Kate Hudson and Jason Biggs play key supporting roles.
'My Bloody Valentine 3D' DVD
About the horror movie on DVD.
'New in Town' DVD
Renée Zellweger and Harry Connick Jr. are paired in this romantic comedy.
'Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist' DVD
Michael Cera and Kat Dennings are paired in this low-keyed romantic comedy. Nick (Cera) and Norah (Dennings) are high school students who share a passion for music and get together over the course of one long night while clubbing in Lower Manhattan.
'Nights in Rodanthe'
This romantic weeper based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks is coming to DVD soon.
Not to be confused with the 1946 Alfred Hitchcock classic, this is a 2009 biopic about the 1990s hip-hop artist known as Biggie Smalls or the Notorious B.I.G.
Idris Elba, Ali Larter and Beyoncé Knowles star in this thriller that tells a variation of the story in Fatal Attraction.
About the drama that got only a limited theatrical release.
'Paul Blart: Mall Cop' DVD
About the family comedy on DVD.
'Powder Blue' DVD
About the drama on to DVD.
'Punisher: War Zone' DVD
About this comic book movie on DVD.
A convoluted paranormal actioner.
'Quantum of Solace' DVD
Daniel Craig is back as James Bond in this sequel to Casino Royale (2006).
About this low-budget horror movie on DVD.
'Race to Witch Mountain' DVD
Dwayne (the Rock) Johnson and a pair of cute kids star in this Disney family entertainment inspired by the same source material as Escape to Witch Mountain (1975) and Return From Witch Mountain (1978).
'Revolutionary Road' DVD
This movie is adapted from Richard Yates' celebrated 1961 novel.
'Role Models' DVD
About this raunchy, but sweet comedy on DVD.
'Saw V' DVD
This horror movie is the gruesome follow-up to Saw (2004), Saw II (2005), Saw III (2006) and Saw IV (2007).
'Seven Pounds' DVD
Will Smith stars in this film with a bewildering dramatic structure where the viewer is not supposed to be able to grasp what's going on until late in the movie.
'Sex Drive' DVD
About this raunchy teenage road comedy on DVD.
'Slumdog Millionaire' DVD
Winner of eight Academy Awards including Best Picture, this is an energetic, exhilarating melodrama set in Mumbai.
'Soul Men' DVD
The late Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson star in this comedy, and the late Isaac Hayes makes a brief appearance.
Liam Neeson stars as a vigilante hero in this slick, hyperkinetic, noisy actioner that was co-written and produced by Luc Besson.
'The Curious Case of Benjamin Button' DVD
Inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's 1922 short story, the movie chronicles the life of Benjamin Button, who somehow ages backward.
'The Day the Earth Stood Still' DVD
About the reimagining of the 1951 sci-fi classic on DVD.
'The Great Buck Howard' DVD
A showbiz satire.
'The Haunting in Connecticut' DVD
Find out about the release of this movie on DVD.
'The Haunting of Molly Hartley' DVD
This teen horror movie stars Haley Bennett, who played supporting roles in Marley & Me and Music & Lyrics.
'The International' DVD
About the thriller directed by Tom Tykwer on DVD.
'The Pink Panther 2' DVD
Steve Martin returns as Inspector Clouseau, the bumbling French policeman, in this sequel.
'The Reader' DVD
Kate Winslet won a Best Actress Academy Award for her performance in this drama, and the film was nominated for four additional Oscars including Best Picture.
'The Secret Life of Bees' DVD
Queen Latifah, Dakota Fanning and Jennifer Hudson star in this heartwarming drama adapted from the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd.
'The Soloist' DVD
Jamie Foxx and Robert Downey Jr. star in this drama based on a true story.
'The Spirit' DVD
About the movie based on the old comic strip by Will Eisner on DVD.
'The Tale of Despereaux' DVD
This computer-animated fable about a big-eared mouse is on DVD now.
'The Unborn' DVD
A horror film.
'The Uninvited' DVD
Find out about The Uninvited on DVD.
'The Wrestler' DVD
Mickey Rourke is perfectly suited to play the title role in this drama, and he gives a great performance that earned him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor.
'Transporter 3' DVD
About this actioner on DVD.
This movie is based on the first book of Stephenie Meyer's series of novels about vampire romance.
'Two Lovers' DVD
A subtle intense romantic drama co-written and directed by James Gray.
'Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail' DVD
Find out more about the DVD release of Tyler Perry's Madea Goes to Jail.
'Tyler Perry's The Family That Preys' DVD
Produced, written and directed by Tyler Perry, this is a soapy drama in which he plays only a supporting role.
'Underworld: Rise of the Lycans' DVD
This is an installment in the franchise about the feud between vampires and werewolves.
Tom Cruise stars in this dramatization of a true story.
'Vicky Cristina Barcelona' DVD
Written and directed by Woody Allen, this comedy stars Javier Bardem, Penélope Cruz, Scarlett Johansson and Rebecca Hall. One of the film's charms is the location shooting in and around the Spanish city.
Directed by Oliver Stone, this biopic about US President George W. Bush.
'Watchmen' Director's Cut DVD
This is a faithful adaptation of the acclaimed graphic novel by Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons.
'Watchmen: Tales of the Black Freighter & Under the Hood' DVD
This DVD contains short films that are companion pieces to the 2009 movie Watchmen.
'Wendy and Lucy' DVD
About the spare indie drama on DVD.
'What Just Happened'
Robert De Niro stars in this comedy directed by Barry Levinson. The screenplay was written by producer Art Linson based on his memoir What Just Happened? Bitter Hollywood Tales From the Front Lines.
'Yes Man' DVD
About the comedy starring Jim Carrey on DVD.
'Zack and Miri Make a Porno' DVD
Kevin Smith wrote, directed and edited this raunchy, but sweet comedy that stars Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks.
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