DVD Releases: May 2017 (New Zealand)

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May 3, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Manchester by the Sea is a 2016 drama movie released on dvd on 21 February, 2017.
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Lee Chandler (Casey Affleck) is a brooding, irritable loner who works as a handyman for a Boston apartment block. One damp winter day he gets a call summoning him to his hometown, north of the city. His brother's heart has given out suddenly, a...
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Lion is a 2016 drama movie released on dvd on 11 April, 2017.
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Five year old Saroo gets lost on a train which takes him thousands of Kilometers across India, away from home and family. Saroo must learn to survive alone in Kolkata, before ultimately being adopted by an Australian couple. Twenty five years la...

May 10, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Hidden Figures is a 2016 black, dramedy movie released on dvd on 11 April, 2017.
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Three brilliant African-American women at NASA -- Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) -- serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of as...
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Fences is a 2016 black, drama movie released on dvd on 14 March, 2017.
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black, drama 2016 film
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Troy Maxson (Denzel Washington) makes his living as a sanitation worker in 1950s Pittsburgh. Maxson once dreamed of becoming a professional baseball player, but was deemed too old when the major leagues began admitting black athletes. Bitter ove...
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Patriots Day is a 2016 drama, thriller movie released on dvd on 28 March, 2017.
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Tragedy strikes on April 15, 2013, when two bombs explode during the Boston Marathon. In the aftermath of the attack, police Sgt. Tommy Saunders (Mark Wahlberg), FBI Special Agent Richard DesLauriers (Kevin Bacon) and Commissioner Ed Davis (John...
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Train to Busan is a 2016 foreign, horror movie released on dvd on 17 January, 2017.
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A man (Gong Yoo), his estranged daughter and other passengers become trapped on a speeding train during a zombie outbreak in South Korea....
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Live by Night is a 2016 crime movie released on dvd on 21 March, 2017.
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crime 2016 film
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It's the Roaring `20s and Prohibition hasn't stopped the flow of booze in an underground network of gangster-run speakeasies. The opportunity to gain power and money is there for any man with enough ambition and nerve, and Joe Coughlin, th...

May 11, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Paterson is a 2016 dramedy movie released on dvd on 4 April, 2017.
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Paterson (Adam Driver) is a hardworking bus driver in Paterson, N.J., who follows the same routine every day. He observes the city and listens to fragments of conversations while picking up and dropping off his passengers. Paterson also writes h...

May 17, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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The Autopsy of Jane Doe is a 2016 horror movie released on dvd on 27 June, 2017.
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A father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch), both coroners, are pulled into a complex mystery while attempting to identify the body (Ophelia Lovibond) of a young woman, who was apparently harboring dark secrets....

May 24, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Split is a 2016 horror movie released on dvd on 18 April, 2017.
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After a wholesome teen birthday party, three girls are kidnapped in broad daylight: friends Claire (Haley Lu Richardson) and Marcia (Jessica Sula), and difficult outsider Casey (Anya Taylor-Joy). Their captor Kevin (James McAvoy) locks the trio ...
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Fifty Shades Darker is a 2017 romance movie released on dvd on 9 May, 2017.
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When a wounded Christian Grey (Jamie Dornan) tries to entice a cautious Ana Steele (Dakota Johnson) back into his life, she demands a new arrangement before she will give him another chance. As the two begin to build trust and find stability, sh...
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xXx: The Return of Xander Cage is a 2017 action movie released on dvd on 16 May, 2017.
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After coming out of self-imposed exile, daredevil operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) must race against time to recover a sinister weapon known as Pandora's Box, a device that controls every military satellite in the world. Recruiting a new grou...
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Sleepless is a 2017 crime, thriller movie released on dvd on 18 April, 2017.
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Undercover Las Vegas police officer Vincent Downs (Jamie Foxx) finds himself caught in a high-stakes web of corrupt cops, internal affairs and murderous gangsters. When a failed heist leads to the kidnapping of his teenage son, Downs must race a...
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The Book of Love is a 2016 dramedy movie released on dvd on 4 April, 2017.
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Henry (Jason Sudeikis) is an introverted architect. After his wife Penny (Jessica Biel) is killed in a car accident, he sets out to help Millie (Maisie Williams), a homeless teen, build a raft to sail across the Atlantic....

May 31, 2017 best movies on dvd and blu-ray

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Silence is a 2016 drama, history movie released on dvd on 28 March, 2017.
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The story of two Christian missionaries (Andrew Garfield and Adam Driver) who face the ultimate test of faith when they travel to Japan in search of their missing mentor (Liam Neeson) - at a time when Christianity was outlawed and their presence...
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Fist Fight is a 2017 black/white, comedy movie released on dvd on 30 May, 2017.
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On the last day of the year, mild-mannered high school English teacher Andy Campbell (Charlie Day) is trying his best to keep it together amidst senior pranks, a dysfunctional administration and budget cuts that put jobs on the line. But things ...
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Gold is a 2016 crime movie released on dvd on 2 May, 2017.
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Kenny Wells (Matthew McConaughey), an unlucky businessman, teams up with geologist Michael Acosta (Édgar Ramírez) to find gold deep in the uncharted jungles of Indonesia (Borneo)....