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08/28/2012 – ‘Battleship,’ ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits,’ ‘The Lucky One’ and ‘Think Like a Man’

Philip Yu
This Week on DVD/Blu-ray
August 27, 2012


Battleship Box Art
Battleship Box Art


Peter Berg produces and directs an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights in an all-out military showdown against a superior alien force. Based on Hasbro's classic naval combat game, and made with the support of the U.S. Navy, 'Battleship' stars Taylor Kitsch, Brooklyn Decker, Alexander Skarsgård, Rihanna, Tadanobu Asano, Hamish Linklater and Liam Neeson as heroic officers and crew members -- and humanity's last hope -- who make a do-or-die stand against a destructive global alien invasion.

Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus feature clip from 'Battleship,' Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Alternate Ending Pre-visualization with commentary by Peter Berg
  • The Visual Effects of Battleship
  • All Access with Director Peter Berg
  • USS Missouri VIP Tour
  • Commander Pete and More

More Details:

To celebrate the home entertainment release of 'Battleship,' we're giving away Blu-rays! Five grand prize winners will receive a 'Battleship' Prize Pack consisting of a 'Battleship' Blu-ray Combo Pack and a 'Battleship' Dog Tag Can Opener. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

Step 2: Tweet this message:
You sunk my battleship! I want to win a #Battleship Blu-ray Prize Pack from @yahoomovies http://yhoo.it/battleship-blu #YahooDVD
Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 a.m. PT on September 3rd, 2012. Winners will be announced on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.


A Plunderful Life

The Pirates! Band of Misfits Box Art
The Pirates! Band of Misfits Box Art

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

The award-winning makers of 'Chicken Run' present an all-new, swashbuckling stop-motion comedy adventure. With a rag-tag crew at his side, and seemingly blind to the impossible odds stacked against him, the Captain has one dream: to beat his bitter rivals Black Bellamy and Cutlass Liz to the much coveted Pirate Of The Year Award. It's a quest that takes our heroes from the shores of exotic Blood Island to the foggy streets of Victorian London. Along the way they battle a diabolical queen and team up with a haplessly smitten young scientist but never lose sight of what a pirate loves best: adventure!

Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes bonus features clip from 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary with Director Peter Lord, Co-Director Jeff Newitt and Editor Justin Krish
  • So You Want To Be A Pirate?
  • Pirate Disguise Dress-Up Game
  • Mr. Bobo's Flash Card Game
  • From Stop to Motion

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Romantic Drama

The Lucky One Box Art
The Lucky One Box Art

The Lucky One

Zac Efron stars in the latest drama from Nicholas Sparks, author of 'The Notebook' and 'Dear John.' U.S. Marine Sergeant Logan Thibault returns from his third tour of duty in Iraq, with the one thing he credits with keeping him alive -- a photograph he found of a woman he doesn't even know. Learning her name is Beth and where she lives, he shows up at her door, and ends up taking a job at her family-run local kennel. Despite her initial mistrust and the complications in her life, a romance develops between them, giving Logan hope that Beth could be much more than his good luck charm.

See Zac Efron and author Nicholas Sparks in an exclusive behind-the-scene bonus feature clip from 'The Lucky One,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Video On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Zac Efron's Transformation
  • Watch The Sparks Fly
  • The Romantic World of The Lucky One
  • Zac and Taylor's Amazing Chemistry

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Battle of the Sexes

Think Like a Man Box Art
Think Like a Man Box Art

Think Like a Man

Gabrielle Union, Regina Hall, Kevin Hart, Taraji P. Henson, Michael Ealy and Romany Malco star in the hit comedy based on Steve Harvey's book, 'Act Like A Lady, Think Like A Man.' The balance of power in four couples' relationships is upset when the women start using the advice of popular book to get more of what they want from their men. When the men realize that the women have gotten a hold of their relationship "playbook," they decide that the best defense is a good offense and come up with a plan to use this information to their advantage. Let the battle of the sexes begin!

See Taraji P. Henson, Meagan Good, Kevin Hart, Romany Malco and Michael Ealy in clips from 'Think Like a Man,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Bartender Lends Advice
  • Gag Reel
  • The Guy Code
  • Men vs. Women
  • He Said, She Said and More

More Details:


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