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Jul 27, 2015, 14:52 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Tremors 5: Bloodlines

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Tremors 5: Bloodlines

 A deadly threat resurfaces halfway around the world when giant, man-eating worms attack a South African wildlife park in the sci-fi comedy,...

Jul 23, 2015, 12:00 ET
From Universal Picture Home Entertainment: Spartacus

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: SPARTACUS: RESTORED EDITION

 The ultimate gladiator action blockbuster, Spartacus returns in an all-new fully restored Blu-ray™ with Digital HD on October 6, 2015,...

Jul 21, 2015, 15:49 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Pitch Perfect 2

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Pitch Perfect 2

 The fabulous Bellas of Barden University are back to compete in the World Championships of A Cappella after a scandal threatens their legacy...

Jul 21, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High: Boo York Boo York

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High™: Boo York, Boo York

SYNOPSIS: It's fright lights, big city when the Monster High™ ghouls head to Boo York! Cleo de Nile™ is invited to attend a fancy gala...

Jul 16, 2015, 09:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: BACK TO THE FUTURE 30th ANNIVERSARY TRILOGY

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: BACK TO THE FUTURE 30th ANNIVERSARY TRILOGY

 Great Scott! In 1985 Director Robert Zemeckis, Executive Producer Steven Spielberg and Producer/Screenwriter Bob Gale embarked on a three-part...

Jul 14, 2015, 09:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: I'll See You In My Dreams

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: I'll See You In My Dreams

 A retired schoolteacher reinvents her life in ways she never imagined in I'll See You in My Dreams, a vibrant, funny and heartfelt film...

Jul 13, 2015, 14:40 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: A Little Chaos

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: A Little Chaos

Against all odds, an impoverished widow makes her mark in the glittering court of King Louis XIV of France in A Little Chaos, a sumptuous romance...

Jul 09, 2015, 12:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: R.L. Stine's Monsterville: Cabinet of Souls

Dare to enter a mysterious realm where the cost of admission just might be your soul. From Universal 1440 Entertainment and the dark imagination of...

Jul 08, 2015, 12:46 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF TRAINWRECK TO BENEFIT THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER

WHAT: The world premiere of the comedy TRAINWRECK WHO: TRAINWRECK director/producer Judd Apatow;...

Jun 29, 2015, 18:04 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: DIG Season One

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: DIG Season One

 In USA Network's hit series DIG, audiences watched as secular conspiracies were uncovered and as ancient plots were unearthed. Now fans...

Jun 23, 2015, 12:00 ET
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FUNimation And Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Enter Into Multi-Year Distribution Agreement

 FUNimation Entertainment and Universal Pictures Home Entertainment (UPHE) have reached an exclusive multi-year distribution services...

Jun 23, 2015, 08:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Furious 7

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Furious 7 Extended Edition

 The unstoppable global franchise built on speed delivers its best, biggest and boldest film yet as Furious 7 blasts onto Blu-ray™, DVD...

Jun 18, 2015, 16:51 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE PREMIERE OF MINIONS

WHAT:   The premiere of MINIONS WHO:      MINIONS directors Pierre Coffin & Kyle...

Jun 18, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Little Boy

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Little Boy

A heartwarming tale of a child trying to achieve the impossible and bring his father home from war, Little Boy will be available on Digital HD on...

Jun 17, 2015, 18:39 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND MRC PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF TED 2

WHAT: The world premiere of the comedy TED 2 WHO: TED 2 writer/director/producer/cast member Seth MacFarlane; cast members...

Jun 17, 2015, 16:52 ET
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THE MINIONS FROM ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES' MINIONS OVERTAKE ARCLIGHT HOLLYWOOD

 Universal Pictures, Illumination Entertainment and Pacific Theatres announced today the launch of the Minions Takeover of ArcLight Hollywood...

Jun 17, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Barbie in Rock 'N Royals

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Barbie in Rock 'N Royals

SYNOPSIS:  Get ready to rock! In this upbeat musical, Barbie™ stars as Princess Courtney, a modern princess whose world is turned...

Jun 02, 2015, 13:59 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: 5 Flights Up

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: 5 Flights Up

An inspiring story about love, life and real estate unfolds in 5 Flights Up, coming to DVD and Blu-ray™ with Digital HD on July 7, 2015, from...

Jun 01, 2015, 17:42 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND AMBLIN ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF JURASSIC WORLD

WHAT: The world premiere of JURASSIC WORLD WHO: JURASSIC WORLD cast members Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Vincent...

Jun 01, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High: Scaris: City of Frights

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High: Scaris: City of Frights

SYNOPSIS: When Clawdeen Wolf™ gets the chance to apprentice for the legendary fashion designer Madame Ghostier, she and her best ghoul...