DVD/Blu-ray Release Calendar: September 2015

  • Publish Date: August 27, 2015
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September 1

All movies are 2014/15 releases unless otherwise noted. Availability: DVDDVD | Blu-rayBlu-ray | Blu-ray and DVD Both Blu-ray and DVD

poster 63 Good Kill Watch Trailer

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Director Andrew Niccol reunites with his Gattaca star, Ethan Hawke, for a look at the life of a fighter pilot who, after six tours of duty, now fights the enemy by guiding drones from a bunker in the Nevada desert. As he begins to question his new job, his relationships with is wife (January Jones) and commanding officer (Bruce Greenwood) become increasingly strained. Critics like the timely subject matter even if the story itself isn't always compelling.

poster 68 The Harvest Watch Trailer

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The first feature film in 14 years from director John McNaughton (Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer) is a creepy, suspenseful thriller starring Samantha Morton and Michael Shannon. The under-the-radar film earned some fans on the festival circuit and among critics.

poster 75 I'll See You in My Dreams Watch Trailer

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Another under-the-radar but well-reviewed release that played arthouses this summer, this romantic dramedy finds Blythe Danner starring as a widow who, now in her '70s, seeks to re-enter the dating world. The strong cast also includes Sam Elliott, June Squibb, Malin Åkerman, Martin Starr, Rhea Perlman, and Mary Kay Place.

poster 89 Mad Max: Fury Road Watch Trailer

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After a series of action-filled trailers that seemed to hold little back, expectations were fairly high for George Miller's fourth Mad Max film (and first since 1985's Beyond Thunderdome). Surprisingly, not only were those expectations met, they were exceeded: thanks to its inventive (and bonkers) action sequences and surprisingly compelling story, Fury Road was this summer's best-reviewed live-action major film, and some fans are even clamoring for a best picture nomination. There's no Mel Gibson to be found, but there is Tom Hardy in a mostly non-speaking leading role as Max; he's joined by Charlize Theron’s determined Furiosa as they try to escape the clutches of the masked villain Immortan Joe, played by Hugh Keays-Byrne (Toecutter in the original Mad Max).

More movie releases on September 1, 2015
35 Blu-ray and DVD 7 Minutes DRAMA/THRILLER | Jason Ritter, Luke Mitchell Amazon
62 Blu-ray and DVD Backcountry DRAMA/THRILLER/HORROR | Missy Peregrym, Eric Balfour Amazon
75 Blu-ray and DVD Bessie DRAMA (HBO movie) | Queen Latifah Amazon
52 Blu-ray and DVD Boulevard DRAMA | Robin Williams Amazon
  DVD Braddock America DOCUMENTARY Amazon
32 DVD Broken Horses DRAMA | Anton Yelchin, Vincent D'Onofrio Amazon
31 Blu-ray and DVD The Curse of Downers Grove THRILLER/HORROR | Kevin Zegers, Tom Arnold Amazon
55 Blu-ray and DVD The D Train COMEDY | Jack Black, James Marsden Amazon
62 DVD Dark Star: H.R. Gigers World DOCUMENTARY Amazon
40 Blu-ray and DVD Dark Was the Night THRILLER/HORROR | Kevin Durand, Lukas Haas Amazon
55 DVD The Decent One DOCUMENTARY Amazon
70 DVD Dior & I DOCUMENTARY Amazon
  DVD Exeter THRILLER/HORROR Amazon
46 DVD Extinction SCI-FI/HORROR | Matthew Fox, Jeffrey Donovan Amazon
37 Blu-ray and DVD The Face of an Angel DRAMA | Directed by Michael Winterbottom Amazon
54 DVD Felt THRILLER/HORROR Amazon
58 Blu-ray and DVD Gemma Bovery COMEDY/DRAMA | Gemma Arterton Amazon
79 DVD Glen Campbell: I'll Be Me DOCUMENTARY/MUSIC Amazon
28 DVD Hangar 10 SCI-FI/THRILLER/HORROR Amazon
33 DVD In Stereo DRAMA/COMEDY Amazon
68 DVD The Lesson FOREIGN/DRAMA Amazon
58 DVD Our Man in Tehran DOCUMENTARY Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Redeemer FOREIGN/ACTION Amazon
  DVD The Surface DRAMA/THRILLER | Sean Astin, Chris Mulkey Amazon
56 DVD That Sugar Film DOCUMENTARY Amazon
TV on DVD/Blu-ray
  DVD Black Jesus Season 1 Amazon
  DVD Castle Season 7 Amazon
  DVD Chicago Fire Season 3 Amazon
  DVD Chicago PD Season 2 Amazon
  DVD Hawaii Five-0 Season 5 Amazon
  DVD Johnny Test Seasons 1-5 Amazon
  DVD The League Season 6 Amazon
66 DVD Madam Secretary Season 1 Amazon
  DVD Mystery Science Theater 3000 Vol. 1 [reissue] Amazon
  DVD Nashville Season 3 Amazon
  DVD New Girl Season 4 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD The Originals Season 2 Amazon
48 Blu-ray and DVD Scorpion Season 1 Amazon
78 Blu-ray and DVD Star Wars Rebels Season 1 Amazon
52 Blu-ray and DVD Texas Rising Miniseries Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD The Vampire Diaries Season 6 Amazon

September 8

poster 1 United Passions Watch Trailer

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Is it too early to hand out worst movie of the century honors? This hagiography about FIFA head Sepp Blatter (played by Tim Roth) was funded by the global soccer organization itself and reached American theaters in the same week when Blatter resigned amid a major international scandal. Only two other films in the 21st century (The Singing Forest and Chaos) have received a Metascore of 1, our lowest possible score.

More movie releases on September 8, 2015
51 Blu-ray and DVD The Age Of Adaline DRAMA | Blake Lively, Michiel Huisman Amazon
23 Blu-ray and DVD American Heist ACTION/THRILLER | Hayden Christensen, Adrien Brody Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD The Cokeville Miracle DRAMA Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Dressed to Kill (1980) Criterion Collection release Amazon
73 Blu-ray The Man Who Wasn't There (2001) DRAMA | Billy Bob Thornton, Frances McDormand Amazon
50 DVD Misery Loves Comedy DOCUMENTARY Amazon
68 DVD Showrunners: The Art of Running a TV Show DOCUMENTARY Amazon
TV on DVD/Blu-ray
  DVD Blue Bloods Season 5 Amazon
  DVD Brooklyn Nine-Nine Season 2 Amazon
  DVD The Goldbergs Season 2 Amazon
71 Blu-ray and DVD Gotham Season 1 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Haven Season 5 Vol. 1 Amazon
  DVD Hill Street Blues Season 6 Amazon
74 Blu-ray and DVD Homeland Season 4 Amazon
  DVD Mr. Belvedere Season 4 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Supernatural Season 10 Amazon
  DVD Vicious Season 2 Amazon

September 15

poster 67 Furious 7 Watch Trailer

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The seventh entry in the Fast & Furious franchise finds James Wan taking over directing duties. But the on-screen crew returns: Vin Diesel, Tyrese, Ludacris, Jordana Brewster, Michelle Rodriguez, Elsa Pataky, Lucas Black, Dwayne Johnson, and the late Paul Walker, whose role was completed with help from his brother and footage from the earlier films. Newcomers include Kurt Russell, Tony Jaa, and Djimon Hounsou.

poster 76 The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst

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HBO's must-discussed miniseries broke news of its own when it debuted earlier this year. A twisty true crime story from Capturing the Friedmans director Andrew Jarecki, the six-episode documentary is the result of a seven-year investigation into the life of Robert Durst, who grew up the son of a New York real estate billionaire and was accused of three crimes: the disappearance (and presumed murder) of his wife in 1982, the murder of a key witness in that case in Beverly Hills 18 years later, and the brutal killing of Durst's neighbor in Galveston, Texas (where Durst had been living a double life dressed as a woman) the following year. The reclusive Durst, who has not (yet) been convicted of any of the crimes and maintains his innocence, made himself available for numerous interviews with Jarecki, who previously directed a feature film (All Good Things) that presented a fictionalized take on Durst's case. That willingness to talk—as well as key evidence uncovered by the filmmakers—could finally prove to be Durst's undoing, thanks in part to a shocking scene in The Jinx's final episode.

poster 80 Love & Mercy Watch Trailer

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Paul Dano and John Cusack alternate portraying Beach Boys co-founder Brian Wilson (as a young man in the 1960s and an older man in the 1980s, respectively) in this unique biopic from producer turned director Bill Pohlad. Paul Giamatti and Elizabeth Banks co-star. Critics hailed it as one of the best music biopics to come along in years.

poster 65 The Overnight Watch Trailer

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This R-rated sex comedy explores what happens when a recently relocated Seattle couple played by Adam Scott (I Love Films, Great Bits) and Taylor Schilling (Orange Is the New Black) agree to attend a playdate with their kids at the house of an eccentric Los Angeles couple (Jason Schwartzman and Judith Godreche). As the night continues and the kids are put to bed, much more is revealed—so much more that prosthetics are used for certain appendages.

More movie releases on September 15, 2015
  Blu-ray and DVD Blind Chance (1981) Criterion Collection release Amazon
77 DVD Buzzard DRAMA/COMEDY | Joshua Burge, Joel Potrykus Amazon
67 Blu-ray and DVD Cinderella (2015) FANTASY/DRAMA/FAMILY | Cate Blanchett, Lily James Amazon
47 DVD Closer to the Moon DRAMA/COMEDY | Vera Farmiga, Mark Strong Amazon
76 Blu-ray and DVD Heaven Knows What DRAMA | Arielle Holmes, Caleb Landry Jones Amazon
  DVD Jack Strong DRAMA | Patrick Wilson Amazon
72 Blu-ray and DVD Monkey Kingdom DOCUMENTARY/NATURE Amazon
  Blu-ray Murder, My Sweet (1944) DRAMA | Dick Powell, Claire Trevor Amazon
68 DVD The Seven Five DOCUMENTARY Amazon
TV on DVD/Blu-ray
73 Blu-ray and DVD Agent Carter Season 1 [available Fri 9/18] Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. Season 2 [available Fri 9/18] Amazon
58 Blu-ray and DVD Aquarius Season 1 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Arthur & George Miniseries Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD The Big Bang Theory Season 8 Amazon
77 DVD black-ish Season 1 [available Fri 9/18] Amazon
  DVD Cake Boss Season 6 Amazon
  DVD CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Season 15 Amazon
45 DVD CSI: Cyber Season 1 Amazon
69 Blu-ray and DVD Empire Season 1 Amazon
  DVD Family Guy Season 13 Amazon
83 DVD Happy Valley Season 1 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Midsomer Murders Series 16 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Midsomer Murders Series 17 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD NCIS Season 12 Amazon
67 DVD The Returned Season 1 [American remake] Amazon
  DVD Sisters Seasons 1-2 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Sleepy Hollow Season 2 Amazon

September 22

poster 63 Pitch Perfect 2 Watch Trailer

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This fairly solid sequel to the surprise 2012 hit Pitch Perfect finds the Bellas taking on the world (especially the German team Das Sound Machine) at an international a cappella competition. Original stars Anna Kendrick, Rebel Wilson, Skylar Astin, Brittany Snow, Anna Camp, and Adam DeVine return, as do judges John Michael Higgins and Elizabeth Banks. Banks also makes her feature directing debut from a script by Kay Cannon, who adapted the original film from Mickey Rapkin’s book. New additions to the cast include Hailee Steinfeld, Katey Sagal, and David Cross.

poster 73 Results Watch Trailer

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Andrew Bujalski’s follow-up to his 2013 Sundance hit Computer Chess is an Austin-set rom-com about a pair of personal trainers, played by Guy Pearce and Cobie Smulders. Their private and professional lives are disrupted by a rich, lonely New York transplant played by Kevin Corrigan. The results are smarter and more subversive than your standard rom-com fare, according to critics.

More movie releases on September 22, 2015
72 Blu-ray and DVDAlléluia FOREIGN/DRAMA/THRILLER Amazon
36 DVD Big Sky DRAMA | Bella Thorne, Kyra Sedgwick Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Breaker Morant (1980) Criterion Collection release Amazon
71 DVD The Farewell Party FOREIGN/DRAMEDY Amazon
66 DVD The Great Museum FOREIGN/DOCUMENTARY Amazon
72 DVD The Heart Machine DRAMA/THRILLER | John Gallagher Jr. Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Mister Johnson (1990) Criterion Collection release Amazon
84 Blu-ray and DVD Moonrise Kingdom Criterion Collection release Amazon
52 Blu-ray and DVD Saint Laurent FOREIGN/DRAMA Amazon
  DVD We Are Kings MUSICAL Amazon
TV on DVD/Blu-ray
  Blu-ray and DVD Arrow Season 3 Amazon
61 DVD Cristela Season 1 Amazon
73 Blu-ray and DVD The Flash Season 1 Amazon
  DVD King of the Hill Season 12 Amazon
72 DVD The Last Man on Earth Season 1 Amazon
  DVD Modern Family Season 6 Amazon
  DVD The Nanny Season 4 Amazon
  DVD The Red Road Season 2 Amazon

September 29

poster 66 Avengers: Age of Ultron [Friday 10/2] Watch Trailer

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Joss Whedon's slightly lesser sequel to 2012‘s The Avengers follows Earth’s Mightiest Heroes as they try to clean up after one of their own, Tony Stark, after his peacekeeping program (voiced by James Spader) goes rogue. Joining returning stars Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Jeremy Renner, Mark Ruffalo, Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson, and Scarlett Johansson are Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, and Andy Serkis.

poster 38 Entourage Watch Trailer

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The long-running HBO comedy series moved to the big screen for the first time this summer to wrap up all those story threads left hanging in the 2011 finale. (Oh, wait—there weren't any? That might explain the low Metascore.) Stars Adrian Grenier, Kevin Connolly, Kevin Dillon, Jerry Ferrara, and Jeremy Piven return, so if you really find yourself missing E and Turtle, go crazy.

poster 47 Poltergeist (2015) Watch Trailer

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Gil Kenan (City of Ember) directs this ultimately pointless remake of the Steven Spielberg-produced 1982 haunted house classic. The details have been updated a bit to reflect today's world, but the story remains largely the same—with the results disappointingly lifeless and tame, according to most critics.(Audiences mostly stayed away, too.) Sam Rockwell, Rosemarie DeWitt, and Jared Harris star.

poster 75 Spy Watch Trailer

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Star Melissa McCarthy re-teams with Bridesmaids and The Heat director Paul Feig for this well-reviewed spoof of the spy genre (which works equally as well as a comedy and an action film, no small thing) that finds McCarthy portraying a desk-bound CIA analyst who is thrust into the field to infiltrate the world of a deadly arms dealer. Jude Law plays a James Bond-like agent, and Jason Statham puts a scene-stealing comedic spin on his usual tough-guy role.

poster 65 Unexpected Watch Trailer

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Cobie Smulders stars as a science teacher at a Chicago high school who bonds with one of her students when she discovers they are both pregnant. Kris Swanberg, wife of prolific actor-writer-director Joe Swanberg, directs and co-writes (with Megan Mercier). Critics mostly liked the low-key film's attention to detail and its performances.

More movie releases on September 29, 2015
34 Blu-ray and DVD Aloft DRAMA | Cillian Murphy, Jennifer Connelly, Mélanie Laurent Amazon
67 Blu-ray and DVD The Connection ACTION/THRILLER | Jean Dujardin Amazon
64 Blu-ray and DVD Cop Car DRAMA/THRILLER | Kevin Bacon Amazon
74 DVD Famous Nathan DOCUMENTARY Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD The Honeymoon Killers (1969) Criterion Collection release Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Nowitzki: The Perfect Shot DOCUMENTARY Amazon
24 DVD Return to Sender THRILLER | Rosamund Pike, Shiloh Fernandez Amazon
80 Blu-ray and DVD A Room With a View (1986) Criterion Collection release Amazon
  DVD When Animals Dream FOREIGN/HORROR/DRAMA Amazon
39 Blu-ray and DVD Zipper DRAMA/THRILLER | Patrick Wilson, Lena Headey Amazon
TV on DVD/Blu-ray
  DVD Bones Season 10 Amazon
  DVD Brickleberry Season 3 Amazon
79 DVD Deutschland 83 Season 1 Amazon
75 DVD Fresh Off the Boat Season 1 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Grimm Season 4 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Inspector George Gently Series 7 Amazon
74 DVD iZombie Season 1 Amazon
80 DVD Jane the Virgin Season 1 Amazon
  Blu-ray and DVD Outlander Season 1 Vol. 2 Amazon
62 DVD The Slap Miniseries Amazon
  DVD Vera Set 5 Amazon

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