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Aug 2nd 2011, Weekly DVD Releases

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Aug 2nd 2011, Weekly DVD Releases

Ferris Bueller's Day Off Ferris was right: life moves pretty fast. Has it already been 25 years since Ferris Bueller took his epic day off? Writer/director John Hughes' classic teen comedy celebrates its silver anniversary with a commemorative "Bueller... Bueller... Edition" Blu-ray. Matthew Broderick stars as the charming high school student who fakes a sick day. Accompanied by his girlfriend Sloane and his best friend Cameron, they ditch class and embark on a wild day-long adventure through the Windy City, while staying one step ahead of their suspicious principal and Ferris' envious sister Jeanie.

See Matthew Broderick in an exclusive behind-the-scenes Blu-ray clip from 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Getting the Class Together - The Cast of Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • The Making of Ferris Bueller's Day Off
  • Who is Ferris Bueller?
  • The World According to Ben Stein
  • Vintage Ferris Bueller: The Lost Tapes


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Based on a True Story

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Soul Surfer AnnaSophia Robb stars in the inspiring true story of competitive teen surfer Bethany Hamilton, who lost her arm in a shark attack and courageously overcame all odds to become a champion again. In the moving aftermath of this headline-making story, Bethany fights to recover and grapples with the future. Strengthened by the love of her parents, she refuses to give in or give up, and begins a bold return to the water. Bethany's feisty determination and unwavering faith spur her toward an adventurous comeback that gives her the grit to turn her loss into a gift for others.

See AnnaSophia Robb in an exclusive extended six-minute clip from 'Soul Surfer':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Deleted Scenes
  • The Making of Soul Surfer
  • Surfing for the Screen: Inside the Action
  • Becoming Bethany
  • Heart of a Soul Surfer Documentary

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Russian Raymond

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Exporting Raymond Phil Rosenthal is the Emmy-winning creator of one of the most successful sitcoms of all time, Everybody Loves Raymond. He was a bona-fide expert in his craft. And then... the Russians called. This fish-out-of-water documentary follows Phil as he travels to Russia to help adapt his beloved sitcom for Russian television, and finds himself lost in translation. The Russians don't share his tastes. They don't share his sense of humor. But what Phil did discover was a real comedy, filled with unique characters and situations that conspire to drive him insane -- and must be seen to be believed.

See Phil Rosenthal in an exclusive extended seven-minute clip from 'Exporting Raymond':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary with Writer/Director Philip Rosenthal
  • Deleted Scenes
  • Everybody Loves Kostya - Russian Episodes
  • "Baggage"
  • Old Jews Telling Jokes: "Restaurant" By Max Rosenthal

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Family Fun

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Rio Captured as a young bird from the wild, Blu is a domesticated Macaw living a comfortable life in Moose Lake, Minnesota. When his human owner discovers that he is the last male of his kind, they head south to Brazil to meet the only other female. But it's far from love at first sight between the socially-awkward Blu and the fiercely independent Jewel. But when the two rare birds are captured by greedy animal smugglers and find themslves lost in the rainforest, they must embark on a hilarious and clumsy adventure where they learn about friendship, love, courage and spreading one's wings to fly.

Watch an exclusive DVD clip from 'Rio':

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Explore the World of Rio
  • Blu Shows the Way
  • Boom-Boom Tish Tish
  • The Making of Hot Wings
  • Saving the Species

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