New DVD, Blu-ray & Instant Video: Feb. 10, 2015 – Power Rangers, 101 Dalmatians, Laggies & More

New on DVD, blu-ray and Instant Video this week is a boy having a horrible day, some rodents in a battle to save their kingdom, and a 20-something having a relationship crisis. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s new on DVD, blu-ray and Instant Video this week.


Rated PG for rude humor, including some reckless behavior and language. Read Jane’s full review. Released by Disney. Box Office Gross: $66.7 million. DVD, Blu-ray, Instant Video

Disney’s “Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day” follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible, horrible day of his young life—a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that he’s not alone when his brother, sister, mom (Jennifer Garner) and dad (Steve Carell) all find themselves living through their own terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day. Anyone who says there is no such thing as a bad day just hasn’t had one.


Rated R for language, some sexual material and teen partying. Box Office Gross: $1.1 million. Released by A24 Films. DVD, Blu-ray, Amazon Instant

Having spent her twenties comfortably inert, 28-year-old Megan (Keira Knightley) reaches a crisis when she finds herself squarely in adulthood with no career prospects, no particular motivation to pursue any, and no one to relate to, including her high school boyfriend (Mark Webber). When he proposes, Megan panics and given an opportunity to escape – at least temporarily – she hides out in the home of her new friend, 16-year-old Annika (Chloë Grace Moretz) and Annika’s world-weary single dad (Sam Rockwell).

101 Dalmatians Diamon Edition101 DALMATIANS: DIAMOND EDITION

Rated G. Released by Disney. DVD+Bluray+Digital HD

Pick your favorite spot to watch — anytime and anywhere — and get ready to revisit the fun-filled adventure for the first time ever on Blu-ray and Digital HD! Pongo, Perdita and their super-cute puppies are in for thrills, hilarious spills and an epic action-packed adventure when they face off with Cruella De Vil, Disney’s most fabulously outrageous villainess. This timeless classic never gets old. Includes a new animated short, “The Further Adventures Of Thunderbolt,” which picks up where the movie left off in the pups’ favorite show.


Rated R for strong sexual content, nudity, language and brief drug use. Released by Lionsgate. Box Office Gross: $17.4 million. DVD, Instant Video

Based on the best-selling novel by Zane, this provocative thriller is all about desire and the dangers of indiscretion. Successful businesswoman Zoe Reynard (Sharon Leal) seems to have it all – the dream husband she loves (Boris Kodjoe), two wonderful children and a flourishing career. But Zoe is still drawn to temptations she cannot escape or resist. As she pursues a secretive life, Zoe finds herself risking it all when she heads down a perilous path she may not survive.


Not Rated. Released by Lionsgate. DVD+Digital

As the fight against evil Prince Vekar’s alien Armada gets tougher, the Power Rangers Super Megaforce (Troy, Noah, Emma, Gia and Jake) find themselves receiving help from the Legendary Samurai and Jungle Fury Red Ranger. The odds are further evened when the Rangers are joined by an unexpected new ally from another planet – Orion, the Silver Ranger. Witness more action, more teamwork, and more Legendary Rangers than ever before in these four epic episodes: Samurai Surprise, Spirit of the Tiger and Silver Lining, Parts 1 and 2.


Rated PG for action violence, peril/frightening images, mild language and thematic elements. Released by Summit Entertainment. DVD+Bluray+Digital HD, Instant Video

During an expedition to a remote African jungle, the Greystoke family’s helicopter crashes, leaving one survivor: the young boy J.J., nicknamed Tarzan. Raised by gorillas, Tarzan (voiced by Kellan Lutz) lives by the laws of the jungle — until he encounters another human being, the courageous and beautiful Jane Porter (Spencer Locke). For Tarzan and Jane, it’s love at first sight — and the beginning of a thrilling adventure — as Tarzan uses his instincts and intellect to protect his jungle home and the woman he loves. The duo face a mercenary army dispatched by the evil CEO of Greystoke Energies, a man who took over the company after Tarzan’s parents died.


Rated PG for some mild rude language, humor and scary images. Released by Lionsgate. DVD+Digital

In order to save their kingdom from evil rodents, Sebastian (Drake Bell) and Samantha (Miranda Cosgrove) are sent on a quest by the King of Rodencia (Jon Lovitz) and the wise Wizard Dalliwog (Tom Arnold) to obtain a legendary magic crystal that has the power to defeat the rodents. With the help of two trustworthy knights (Carey Elwes and Jon Heder), they venture deep into the forest and enter a forbidden world of giants in order to accomplish their mission and restore order to the kingdom.

Images in this feature used courtesy of the studios and distributors.


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