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Mar 26, 2015, 17:10 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Seventh Son

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Seventh Son

 A young apprentice must rise up against an evil queen in the action- packed fantasy film Seventh Son on Digital HD May 12, 2015, On Demand on...

Mar 25, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Maps to the Stars

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Maps to the Stars

 Director David Cronenberg (Eastern Promises, A History of Violence) returns with a provocative satire about the Hollywood film industry and...

Mar 24, 2015, 17:48 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES AN OPEN INVITATION FOR EXTRAS TO FILM A SCENE FOR STEVE JOBS, ITS UPCOMING MOVIE ABOUT THE PIONEERING FOUNDER OF APPLE

WHO: Men and women ages 18 and above. WHAT: Universal Pictures' STEVE JOBS is currently filming in San Francisco and is...

Mar 24, 2015, 08:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Fifty Shades of Grey

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Fifty Shades of Grey

 The story of a searing love affair between a naïve college student and a billionaire entrepreneur, Fifty Shades of Grey, will have women...

Mar 18, 2015, 21:45 ET
Vin Diesel welcomes Etihad Airways Flight 171 as it arrives at LAX from Abu Dhabi on the afternoon of March 18. The Fast & Furious 777 airliner's arrival kicks off the global junket and world premiere of Furious 7. (Credit: Alex J. Berliner)

ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES UNVEIL NEWLY-DECALED"FAST & FURIOUS" PLANE

 Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and Universal Pictures today unveiled the luxury Fast & Furious 777...

Mar 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Loft

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Loft

 Five married men share a secret that will turn their friendship into a web of betrayal, paranoia and violence in The Loft, debuting on Digital...

Mar 16, 2015, 15:39 ET
From Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: BLACKHAT

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Blackhat

 Michael Mann's Blackhat from Legendary Pictures and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment will be released on Digital HD and On Demand on May...

Mar 16, 2015, 07:00 ET

Universal Unveils Exclusive Faith Footage from Upcoming UNBROKEN Special Edition DVD Release

 Universal Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing exclusive new footage today from its upcoming release of UNBROKEN on Blu-Ray and DVD March...

Mar 03, 2015, 12:47 ET

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Comes The Boy Next Door

 A momentary lapse of judgment leads to a dangerous obsession in the provocative thriller The Box Next Door starring Jennifer Lopez (Maid in...

Feb 12, 2015, 12:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary Edition

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Breakfast Club 30th Anniversary Edition

 An all-time classic from one of the most influential writers and directors in Hollywood history comes to Blu-ray™, including Digital HD...

Feb 11, 2015, 18:34 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Parenthood: Season 6 And Parenthood: The Complete Series

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Parenthood: Season 6 And Parenthood: The Complete Series

 Parenthood, the heartfelt family drama lauded by critics and beloved by viewers, has ended.  But fans won't...

Feb 10, 2015, 16:30 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Unbroken

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Unbroken

 Unbroken follows the incredible life of Olympian and war hero Louis "Louie" Zamperini who survived in a raft for 47 days after a near-fatal...

Feb 09, 2015, 12:00 ET

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: MUNICH

 Five men are sent on a deadly black-ops mission across Europe to avenge the murder of 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics in Steven...

Feb 04, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Song of the Sea

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Song of the Sea

 Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature, Song of the Sea transports viewers into an enchanted world of Irish folklore and...

Feb 03, 2015, 09:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Imitation of Life 2-Movie Collection

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Imitation of Life 2-Movie Collection

 The Imitation of Life 2-Movie Collection, brings one the of the most beloved and respected stories of all-time to Blu-ray™ for the first...

Jan 26, 2015, 17:08 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Man with the Iron Fists 2

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Man with the Iron Fists 2

 A mysterious stranger leads a rebellion to liberate a Chinese village from its oppressive overlord in The Man with the Iron Fists 2, available...

Jan 23, 2015, 13:14 ET
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LEGENDARY PICTURES AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT A SPECIAL SCREENING OF SEVENTH SON AT CROSBY STREET HOTEL IN NEW YORK CITY FRIDAY, JANUARY 30, 2015

WHAT: A special screening of the epic action-adventure SEVENTH SON WHO: SEVENTH SON cast members Jeff Bridges, Ben Barnes...

Jan 21, 2015, 14:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Thomas & Friends: Dinos & Discoveries

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Thomas & Friends: Dinos & Discoveries

SYNOPSIS: All aboard for a roaring good time with Thomas and his friends! The engines are filled with wonder at the fantastical new sights and...

Jan 21, 2015, 10:00 ET

The Weeknd's Music Video for "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)," Directed by Sam Taylor-Johnson and Starring Dakota Johnson, is Out Now

 Today, The Weeknd premiered his music video for "Earned It (Fifty Shades of Grey)," the first track released from the Fifty Shades of...