DVD Releases: April 2017 (New Zealand)

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April 5, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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BIG
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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a 2016 action, adventure, sci-fi movie released on dvd on 4 April, 2017.
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Former scientist Galen Erso (Mads Mikkelsen) lives on a farm with his wife and young daughter Jyn (Felicity Jones). His peaceful existence comes crashing down when the evil Orson Krennic takes him away from his beloved family. Many years later, ...
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BIG
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The Edge of Seventeen is a 2016 comedy, drama movie released on dvd on 14 February, 2017.
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comedy, drama 2016 film
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Everyone knows that growing up is hard, and life is no easier for high school junior Nadine (Hailee Steinfeld), who is already at peak awkwardness when her all-star older brother Darian (Blake Jenner) starts dating her best friend Krista (Haley ...
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The Darkness is a 2016 horror movie released on dvd on 6 September, 2016.
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horror 2016 film
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Peter Taylor (Kevin Bacon), his wife Bronny and their two children return to Los Angeles after a fun-filled vacation to the Grand Canyon. Strange events soon start to plague the family, including young son Michael's increasingly erratic behavio...

April 12, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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La La Land is a 2016 musical movie released on dvd on 25 April, 2017.
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musical 2016 film
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Sebastian (Ryan Gosling) and Mia (Emma Stone) are drawn together by their common desire to do what they love. But as success mounts they are faced with decisions that begin to fray the fragile fabric of their love affair, and the dreams they wor...
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BIG
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Moana is a 2016 animation movie released on dvd on 7 March, 2017.
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animation 2016 film
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In ancient Oceania, in the South Pacific, the young Moana (Auli'i Cravalho), a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui (Dwayne Johnson)....
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Passengers is a 2016 romance, sci-fi movie released on dvd on 14 March, 2017.
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romance, sci-fi 2016 film
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Set on a spacecraft in the future, with thousands of passengers making an interstellar voyage to a distant new planet. One passenger (Chris Pratt) awakens from cryogenic sleep 90 years before anyone else and decides to wake up a female passenger...
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BIG
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Trolls is a 2016 animation movie released on dvd on 7 February, 2017.
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animation 2016 film
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Princess Poppy (Anna Kendrick) and Branch (Justin Timberlake) venture "far beyond the only world they have ever known", and their quest will test their strength and reveal their true colors....
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Why Him? is a 2016 comedy movie released on dvd on 28 March, 2017.
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comedy 2016 film
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Set over the holidays, when a Midwestern dad (Bryan Cranston) travels with his family to visit his daughter (Zoey Deutch) at college and soon finds himself in a battle for her affections with her brash new tech billionaire boyfriend (James Franc...
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BIG
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The Founder is a 2016 biography, drama, history movie released on dvd on 18 April, 2017.
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biography, drama, history 2016 film
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True story of how Illinois salesman Ray Kroc (Michael Keaton) met brothers Mac (John Carroll Lynch) and Dick (Nick Offerman) McDonald, who were operating a hamburger restaurant in southern California in the 1950s. Kroc subtly maneuvered himself ...
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Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life is a 2016 comedy, teen movie released on dvd on 3 January, 2017.
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comedy, teen 2016 film
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Rafe Khatchadorian (Griffin Gluck) has an epic imagination and a slight problem with authority, and these things collide when he transfers to a middle school where students are expected to follow the rules. This doesn't sit well with Rafe. With...
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BIG
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Leap! is a 2017 animation movie released on dvd on 21 November, 2017.
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animation 2017 film
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Set in 1879 Paris. An orphan girl dreams of becoming a ballerina and flees her rural Brittany for Paris, where she passes for someone else and accedes to the position of pupil at the Grand Opera house....
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BIG
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Monster Trucks is a 2016 action, comedy movie released on dvd on 11 April, 2017.
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action, comedy 2016 film
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Looking for any way to get away from the life and town he was born into, Tripp (Lucas Till), a high school senior, builds a monster truck from bits and pieces of scrapped cars. After an accident at a nearby oil-drilling site displaces a strange ...

April 19, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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#1:
BIG
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The Bye Bye Man is a 2017 horror movie released on dvd on 11 April, 2017.
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horror 2017 film
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Three college students move into an old, off-campus house, where they find themselves hunted by a supernatural entity called The Bye Bye Man who may be responsible for possessing various people and causing them to commit killing sprees throughou...
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The Hollars is a 2016 dramedy movie released on dvd on 6 December, 2016.
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dramedy 2016 film
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John Hollar (John Krasinski), a struggling New York City graphic novelist, is forced to return home when his mother Sally (Margo Martindale) is diagnosed with a brain tumor. Back in the house he grew up in, John is immediately swept up in the pr...

April 26, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Assassin's Creed is a 2016 action, adventure movie released on dvd on 21 March, 2017.
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action, adventure 2016 film
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Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender), a descendant of the mysterious secret society the Assassins, must use his deadly skills to battle the powerful Templar organization....
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Moonlight is a 2016 black, drama movie released on dvd on 28 February, 2017.
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black, drama 2016 film
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A young man (Mahershala Ali) deals with his dysfunctional home life and comes of age in Miami during the "War on Drugs" era. The story of his struggle to find himself is told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecs...
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Sing is a 2016 animation movie released on dvd on 21 March, 2017.
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animation 2016 film
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Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life's amb...
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BIG
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Resident Evil: The Final Chapter is a 2016 action, sci-fi movie released on dvd on 16 May, 2017.
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action, sci-fi 2016 film
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Picking up immediately after the events in Resident Evil: Retribution, Alice (Milla Jovovich) is the only survivor of what was meant to be humanity's final stand against the undead. Now, she must return to where the nightmare began - The Hive i...
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Collateral Beauty is a 2016 drama movie released on dvd on 14 March, 2017.
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drama 2016 film
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When a successful New York advertising executive (Will Smith) suffers a great tragedy, he retreats from life. While his concerned friends try desperately to reconnect with him, he seeks answers from the universe by writing letters to Love, Time ...
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Jackie is a 2016 biography, drama movie released on dvd on 7 March, 2017.
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biography, drama 2016 film
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After her husband's assassination, Jackie Kennedy's (Natalie Portman) world is completely shattered. Traumatized and reeling with grief, over the course of the next week she must confront the unimaginable: consoling their two young children, v...
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A United Kingdom is a 2016 biography, black/white, drama, romance movie released on dvd on 6 June, 2017.
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biography, black/white, drama, romance 2016 film
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Based on a true story. Seretse Khama (David Oyelowo) is the Prince of Bechuanaland. In 1948 he meets and falls in love with London office worker Ruth Williams (Rosamund Pike). But their interracial relationship is not approved of by either of th...
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Frank and Lola is a 2016 crime, mystery movie released on dvd on 7 February, 2017.
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crime, mystery 2016 film
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Frank (Michael Shannon) is a brooding Las Vegas chef who has always focused his energy into his culinary talents, until he meets Lola (Imogen Poots), a young and beautiful enigma. Together, Frank and Lola build an intense relationship that saves...