November 2009 DVD & Blu-rays

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Aliens in the Attic

"Aliens in the Attic," co-scripted by one of the writers of "Madagascar" and the Academy Award®-winning "Wallace and Gromit: The Curse of the Were Rabbits," is an adventure/comedy about kids on a family vacation who must fight off an attack by knee-high alien invaders with world-destroying ambitions--while the youngsters' parents remain clueless about the battle.
Austin Butler, Carter Jenkins, Andy Richter, Doris Roberts, Joe Hartwick Jr, Barry Josephson, Adam F. Goldberg, Robert Hoffman
Adventure Fantasy Teen Sci-Fi Kids

I Love You Beth Cooper

"I Love You Beth Cooper" chronicles the story of a nerdy valedictorian who proclaims his love for the hottest and most popular girl in school - Beth Cooper - during his graduation speech. Much to his surprise, Beth shows up at his door that very night and decides to show him the best night of his life.
Chris Columbus, Michael Flynn, Michael Barnathan, Hayden Panettiere, Lauren Storm, Lauren London, Jennifer Blum, Mark Radcliffe
Comedy Teen

G.I. Joe: Rise of the Cobra

Paramount Pictures and Hasbro, whose previous collaboration was the worldwide blockbuster "Transformers," have reunited for another extraordinary action-adventure "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra." From the Egyptian desert to deep below the polar ice caps, the elite G.I. JOE team uses the latest in next-generation spy and military equipment to fight the corrupt arms dealer Destro and the growing threat of the mysterious Cobra organization to prevent them from plunging the world into chaos.
Channing Tatum, Brian Goldner, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Sienna Miller, Stuart Beattie, Said Taghmaoui
Action Adventure War

Food, Inc.

A documentary about the food processing industry.
Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein

Godzilla: The Japanese Original

A 400-foot monster reptile with radioactive breath is revived, thanks to nuclear testing. It goes on a mad rampage, destroying Tokyo - how will they kill it?
Ishirô Honda, Takeo Murata, Fuyuki Murakami, Sachio Sakai, Takeo Oikawa, Akira Takarada, Momoko Kochi, Akihiko Hirata
Drama Action Adventure Fantasy Horror Sci-Fi

The Answer Man

A reclusive author of spiritual books, is pursued for advice by a single mother and a man fresh out of rehab.
Olivia Thirlby, Nora Dunn, Jeff Daniels, Jana Edelbaum, Lauren Graham, Kat Dennings, John Hindman, Kevin J Messick
Comedy Romance

Lemon Tree

The true story of a Palestinian widow who must defend her lemontree field when a new Israeli Defense Minister moves next to her and threatens to have her lemon grove torn down.
Eran Riklis, Suha Arraf

Where God Left His Shoes

A failed boxer struggles to find a job and an apartment for his family on Christmas Eve.
John Leguizamo, Richard Hutton, Salvatore Stabile, Michael Caldwell, Daniel Edelman

Command Performance

A drummer plays in the warm-up band of a big American performer giving a concert for the Russian premier. When bad guys break up the show the ex-Marine drummer springs into action.
Dolph Lundgren, Boaz Davidson, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Stave Latshaw, Danny Dimbort
Action Thriller Music

Unmistaken Child

The documentary follows the journey of a Tibetan monk in search of the reincarnation of his master.
Nati Baratz

Command Performance

A drummer plays in the warm-up band of a big American performer giving a concert for the Russian premier. When bad guys break up the show the ex-Marine drummer springs into action.
Dolph Lundgren, Boaz Davidson, Avi Lerner, Trevor Short, Stave Latshaw, Danny Dimbort
Action Thriller Music

The Taking of Pelham 123

In "The Taking of Pelham 1 2 3," Denzel Washington stars as New York City subway dispatcher Walter Garber, whose ordinary day is thrown into chaos by an audacious crime: the hijacking of a subway train. John Travolta stars as Ryder, the criminal mastermind who, as leader of a highly-armed gang of four, threatens to execute the train's passengers unless a large ransom is paid within one hour. As the tension mounts beneath his feet, Garber employs his vast knowledge of the subway system in a battle to outwit Ryder and save the hostages. But there's one riddle Garber can't solve: even if the thieves get the money, how can they possibly escape?
Luis Guzman, Denzel Washington, Jason Blumenthal, John Travolta, James Gandolfini, Tony Scott, Todd Black, Steve Tisch
Drama Action Thriller Suspense
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The Ugly Truth

The battle of the sexes heats up in Columbia Pictures' comedy "The Ugly Truth." Abby Richter (Katherine Heigl) is a romantically challenged morning show producer whose search for Mr. Perfect has left her hopelessly single. She's in for a rude awakening when her bosses team her with Mike Chadway (Gerard Butler), a hardcore TV personality who promises to spill the ugly truth on what makes men and women tick.
John Michael Higgins, Katherine Heigl, Gerard Butler, Kevin Connolly, Cheryl Hines, Nate Corddry, Gary Lucchesi, Andre Lamal
Comedy Romance

The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

Who is Don Ready? Salesman? Lover? Song Stylist? Semi-professional dolphin trainer? Ready is all of the above, except for a dolphin trainer. When he's asked to help save an ailing local car dealership from bankruptcy, Ready and his ragtag crew descend on the town of Temecula like a pack of coyotes on a basket full of burgers. Selling, drinking, selling and going to strip clubs is their stock and trade. And they do it well. What Don doesn't expect is to fall in love and find his soul (cue heartfelt piano). "The Goods: The Don Ready Story" stars Emmy award-winning actor Jeremy Piven ("The Kingdom," "Entourage") and Ving Rhames ("I Now Pronounce You Chuck & Larry," "Mission: Impossible III"). The film is the first production from Will Ferrell and Adam McKay's Gary Sanchez Productions, directed by Neal Brennan, creator of the hugely successful Comedy Central hit, "Chappelle's Show."
Adam McKay, Will Ferrell, James Brolin, David Koechner, Kevin Messick, Chris Henchy, Ving Rhames, Kathryn Hahn


"Spread" is a fresh, funny, and racy look at the trials and tribulations of sleeping your way to a life of privilege in Los Angeles. Comic and karmic, the film is an “immorality tale” about a gorgeous guy who gives women what they want in order to live exactly as he likes.

In "Spread", Nikki (Ashton Kutcher) isn’t a gigolo. He’s a sexual grifter, a fun-loving, freeloading hipster who understands his greatest assets are his looks and sexual prowess, which he uses to charm his way into the hearts of the city’s richest women and enjoy their lifestyle. Nikki gets a free place to live, fantastic gifts, A-list access, and plenty of sex. The women get to feel young, beautiful… and utterly fulfilled in the bedroom. It’s a mutually beneficial set-up.

Nikki’s latest conquest is Samantha (Anne Heche), a stunning middle-aged lawyer who gives him more than he’s ever had before. But then he meets a gorgeous waitress his own age named Heather (Margarita Levieva). She comes to visit Nikki at Samantha’s house while Samantha is out of town, sees what an incredible place it is… and comes to the mistaken conclusion it’s his. Unbeknownst to Nikki, Heather lives by playing the same game.

When Samantha comes home, she discovers Nikki’s infidelity and he’s put out on the street. With nowhere else to turn, Nikki pulls out all the stops to win Heather over and they begin to form their own kind of bond. Sexually charged by a game of one-upsmanship, each shows the other their best grifts, and they unexpectedly begin falling in love – the one thing they can’t do in the life they lead. Soon, the truth of their unfolding relationship forces a choice between love and money, and Nikki has to decide whether he can live on his own once and for all in the hopes of finding something real.
Anne Heche, Myles Nestel, Ashton Kutcher, Maria Conchita Alonso, Sonia Rockwell, Aaron Kaufman, David MacKenzie, Jason Goldberg

The Accidental Husband

A local radio talk show host with a show about relationships gives advice to one of her listeners to dump her boyfriend. He decides to seek revenge and wrecks havoc on the host's personal life.
Jason Blum, Lindsay Sloane, Colin Firth, Griffin Dunne, Uma Thurman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Isabella Rossellini, Bob Yari
Comedy Romance

Dead Snow

A ski vacation turns horrific for a group of teenagers, as they find themselves confronted by an unimaginable menace: Nazi zombies.
Tommy Wirkola, Tomas Evjen, Terje Stroemstad, Stig Frode Henriksen
Action Horror


John and Emma, father and daughter, are thrust into a fantastical dream-world battle between forces of good and evil in this allegorical tale of love, loss and the search for redemption.
Jamin Winans, Kiowa K. Winans, Chris Kelly, Jessica Duffy, Quinn Hunchar, Jeremy Make, Eme Ikwuakor
Action Fantasy Sci-Fi

Enlighten Up!

Filmmaker Kate Churchill is determined to prove that yoga can transform anyone. Nick Rosen is skeptical but agrees to be her guinea pig.
Kate Churchill, Jonathon Hexner


From the Academy Award®-nominated team of director Pete Docter ("Monsters, Inc.") and co-director Bob Peterson comes "Up," a comedic adventure taking off (and lifting spirits) in summer 2009. Carl Fredricksen spent his entire life dreaming of exploring the globe and experiencing life to its fullest. But at age 78, life seems to have passed him by, until a twist of fate (and a persistent 8-year old Wilderness Explorer named Russell) gives him a new lease on life. "Up" takes audiences on a thrilling journey where the unlikely pair encounter wild terrain, unexpected villains and jungle creatures. When seeking adventure next summer -- look "Up."
Ed Asner, John Ratzenberger, Bob Peterson, Jonas Rivera, Christopher Plummer, Pete Docter, Jordan Nagai
Adventure Comedy Kids Animation

The Merry Gentleman

Running away from a troubled marriage, Kate Frazier (Kelly Macdonald, No Country for Old Men) hopes to find anonymity with a new home and a new job in Chicago. What Kate finds instead is Frank Logan (Michael Keaton, Batman), a veteran hit man who intends to kill her when he learns she may be a witness to his latest hit. But when he realizes she is like him, a troubled soul haunted by the past, their relationship deepens, and his plans change. Now, Logan must decide if he should walk away from his old life or use it as a way to secure their future.
Bobby Cannavale, Kelly MacDonald, Michael Keaton, William Dick, Steven Jones, Ron Lazzeretti, Tom Bastounes

My Sister's Keeper

Sara and Brian Fitzgerald's life with their young son and their two-year-old daughter, Kate, is forever altered when they learn that Kate has leukemia. The parents' only hope is to conceive another child, specifically intended to save Kate's life. For some, such genetic engineering would raise both moral and ethical questions; for the Fitzgeralds, Sara in particular, there is no choice but to do whatever it takes to keep Kate alive. And what it takes is Anna.

Kate (Sofia Vassilieva) and Anna (Abigail Breslin) share a bond closer than most sisters: though Kate is older, she relies on her little sister--in fact, her life depends on Anna.

Throughout their young lives, the sisters endure various medical procedures and hospital stays--just another part of their close-knit family's otherwise normal life. Sara (Cameron Diaz), a loving wife and mother who left her career as an attorney to care for her daughter, is sometimes lost inside the single-minded caregiver she has become in her efforts to save Kate. Her strong, supportive husband, Brian (Jason Patric), is often rendered powerless and passive by his wife's strength and determination. And their only son, Jesse (Evan Ellingson), drifts, at times all but forgotten as Kate and Anna take center stage.

Until Anna, now 11, says "no." Seeking medical emancipation, she hires her own lawyer (Alec Baldwin), initiating a court case that divides the family and that could leave Kate's rapidly failing body in the hands of fate.
Alec Baldwin, Jeremy Leven, Sofia Vassilieva, Nick Cassavetes, Jason Patric, Chuck Pacheco, Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin


Brüno, a gay fashionista is the host of the top-rated late night fashion show in any German-speaking country - apart from Germany. Brüno’s mission? To become the biggest Austrian celebrity since Hitler. His strategy? To crisscross the globe in the hopes of finding fame and love.
Dan Mazer, Sacha Baron Cohen, Alice Evans, Ben Youcef, Jay Roach, Trishelle Cannatella

Star Trek

From director J.J. Abrams and screenwriters Alex Kurtzman & Roberto Orci ("Transformers," "MI: III") comes a new vision of the greatest space adventure of all time, "Star Trek," featuring a young, new crew venturing boldly where no man has gone before. Star Trek explores the early Starfleet careers of future Enterprise officers Kirk (Chris Pine), Spock (Zachary Quinto), Scotty (Simon Pegg), Amanda Grayson (Winona Ryder), Uhura (Zoe Saldana), McCoy (Karl Urban), Sulu (John Cho), and Chekhov (Anton Yelchin). A Romulan, Nero (Eric Bana), and a much older Spock (Leonard Nimoy) are influences, as well as Captain Pike (Bruce Greenwood), the first captain of the USS Enterprise.
Tyler Perry, Chris Pine, Karl Urban, Eric Bana, Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Zoe Saldana, Chris Hemsworth
Drama Action Adventure Fantasy Sci-Fi Prequel


The film is about a priest who participates in a medical experiment to find a cure for a deadly disease with traumatic repercussions. "Thirst" stars Song Kang-ho ("Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance," "The Host") and Shin Ha-kyun ("Sympathy for Mr. Vengeance"). Involving unusually risqué elements, the film also stars Kim Ok-bi ("Dasepo Naughty Girls") as leading lady.
Shin Ha-kyun, Park Chan-wook, Song Kang-ho, Kim Ok-bi
Thriller Horror

Is Anybody There?

A young boy fascinated with death, strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Michael Caine, Marc Turtletaub, John Crowley, David Heyman, Peter Saraf, Peter Harness

The Open Road

In this heartwarming comedy, minor leaguer Carlton Garrett (Justin Timberlake) takes an unexpected road trip to track down his estranged father, legendary baseball player Kyle Garrett (Jeff Bridges) when Carlton’s mother (Mary Steenburgen) becomes sick. Knowing his charming yet painfully immature dad’s likelihood to disappoint, Carlton enlists his on-again-off-again girlfriend Lucy (Kate Mara) for emotional support. Once reunited, Carlton struggles to deal with the series of misadventures caused by his father’s antics, including missed flights, car trouble and bathroom brawls. Years of miscommunication, frustration and comically awkward attempts at bonding come to a head as the mismatched trio make their way from Ohio back home to Houston to reunite the family.
Justin Timberlake, Jeff Bridges, Kate Mara, Michael Meredith, Lyle Lovett, Harry Dean Stanton, Mary Steenburgen
Drama Comedy

Is Anybody There?

A young boy fascinated with death, strikes up a friendship with a retired magician.
Michael Caine, Marc Turtletaub, John Crowley, David Heyman, Peter Saraf, Peter Harness


Two straight best friends decide to film themselves having sex for an art project.
Mark Duplass, Joshua Leonard, Lynn Shelton

A Wink and a Smile

Ten ordinary women learn the art of the striptease when they dive into the glamorous world of burlesque.
Deirdre Allen Timmons

The Limits of Control

The story of a mysterious loner, a stranger (Isaach De Bankolé), whose activities remain meticulously outside the law. He is in the process of completing a job, yet he trusts no one, and his objectives are not initially divulged. The new picture from independent filmmaker Jim Jarmusch is set in the striking and varied landscapes of contemporary Spain (both urban and otherwise).
John Hurt, Gael García Bernal, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton, Luis Tosar, Youki Kudoh, Jim Jarmusch, Isaach De Bankolé

Wrong Turn at Tahoe

Love. Honor. Power. Fear of death... People live for all kinds of reasons. Life becomes the ultimate battle when all you're living for is revenge. Joshua (Oscar winner Cuba Gooding Jr.), a hard-nosed collector for a ruthless mob boss (Miguel Ferrer), lives in a world filled with brutal violence and beautiful women. But when he finds himself in the middle of a power struggle with the most dominant drug lord in the business (Harvey Keitel), Joshua knows that one false move could cause everything to come crashing down. Packed with intense action and gripping suspense, this explosive tale of vengeance shows how just one wrong turn can lead to a dead end.
Mike Starr, Freddy Braidy, Cuba Gooding Jr., Richard Salvatore, Johnny Martin, Sam Bernard, Paul Sampson, Darin Spillman
Drama Action Crime
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Funny People

Over the past few years, writer/director Judd Apatow ("The 40-Year-Old Virgin," "Knocked Up") has shown that nothing—not even losing your virginity or the miracle of childbirth—is sacred. About his third film behind the camera, he says, "I'm trying to make a very serious movie that is twice as funny as my other movies. Wish me luck!" Apatow directs Adam Sandler, Seth Rogen and Leslie Mann in "Funny People," the story of a famous comedian who has a near-death experience.
Seth Rogen, Eric Bana, Jonah Hill, Leslie Mann, RZA, Adam Sandler, Jason Schwartzman, Jack Giarraputo
Drama Comedy

Angels & Demons

The team behind the global phenomenon "The Da Vinci Code" returns for the highly anticipated "Angels & Demons," based upon the bestselling novel by Dan Brown. Tom Hanks reprises his role as Harvard religious expert Robert Langdon, who once again finds that forces with ancient roots are willing to stop at nothing, even murder, to advance their goals. Ron Howard again directs the film, which is produced by Brian Grazer, Ron Howard, and John Calley.

When Langdon discovers evidence of the resurgence of an ancient secret brotherhood known as the Illuminati - the most powerful underground organization in history - he also faces a deadly threat to the existence of the secret organization's most despised enemy: the Catholic Church. When Langdon learns that the clock is ticking on an unstoppable Illuminati time bomb, he jets to Rome, where he joins forces with Vittoria Vetra, a beautiful and enigmatic Italian scientist. Embarking on a nonstop, action-packed hunt through sealed crypts, dangerous catacombs, deserted cathedrals, and even to the heart of the most secretive vault on earth, Langdon and Vetra will follow a 400-year-old trail of ancient symbols that mark the Vatican's only hope for survival.
Ewan McGregor, Tom Hanks, Stellan Skarsgard, Akiva Goldsman, Ron Howard, Nikolaj Lie Kaas, Brian Grazer, Ayelet Zurer
Drama Thriller Suspense Prequel

Four Christmases

When upscale, happily unmarried San Francisco couple Kate and Brad find themselves socked in by fog on Christmas morning, their exotic vacation plans morph into the family-centric holiday they had, until now, gleefully avoided. Out of obligation—and unable to escape—they trudge to not one, not two, but four relative-choked festivities, increasingly mortified to find childhood fears raised, adolescent wounds reopened…and their very future together uncertain. As Brad counts the hours to when he can get away from their parents, step-parents, siblings and an assortment of nieces and nephews, Kate is starting to hear the ticking of a different kind of clock. And by the end of the day, she is beginning to wonder if their crazy families' choices are not so crazy after all.
Reese Witherspoon, Jon Voight, Jon Favreau, Seth Gordon, Jon Lucas, Robert Duvall, Vince Vaughn, Kristin Chenoweth
Comedy Holiday


From filmmaker Robert Rodriguez, creator of the "Spy Kids" trilogy and "The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl in 3-D," comes the family action-adventure "Shorts."

Eleven-year-old Toe Thompson is the designated punching bag for the bullies of the suburban community of Black Falls, where his and everyone else's parents work for Black Box Industries, makers of the do-it-all gadget that's sweeping the nation. But during a freak storm, a mysterious Rainbow Rock, which grants wishes to anyone who finds it, falls from the sky. Suddenly, the neighborhood that Toe already thinks is weird is about to get a lot weirder. As the Rainbow Rock ricochets around the town--from kid to kid and parent to parent--wishes-come-true quickly turn the neighborhood upside down in a wild rampage of everything from tiny aliens to giant boogers.

The magical fantasy adventure "Shorts" is told through a series of interwoven not-so-tall tales that each brings to life the sometimes wonderful, often terrible, and totally out-of-control wishes that become far more than Toe and his neighbors ever imagined.
William H. Macy, Leslie Mann, Hunt Lowry, Jimmy Bennett, Kat Dennings, Trevor Gagnon, Devon Gearhart, Rebel Rodriguez
Adventure Comedy Family

The Janky Promoters

Two music promoters get the chance to book a top-tier hip-hop artist into a midsized California venue. The pair are ill equipped for such a task and everything goes wrong.
Mike Epps, Matt Alvarez, Ice Cube, Terry Crews, Darris Love, Julio Oscar Mechoso, Marcus Raboy, Juanita Jennings

Blood: The Last Vampire

The story follows a vampire hunter who makes a startling discover about two of her friends.
Ronny Yu, Bill Kong
Drama Action Adventure Thriller
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