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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...

Jan 20, 2015, 13:30 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High: Haunted

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Monster High: Haunted

SYNOPSIS: Lurk what's waiting for the Monster High™ ghouls when they bring their killer fashion to the howlways of the spooktacular...

Jan 15, 2015, 15:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Tale of The Princess Kaguya

 Announced today as an Academy Award® nominee for Best Animated Feature, The Tale of The Princess Kaguya is a critically praised film that...

Jan 15, 2015, 12:37 ET
The Theory of Everything is available on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD February 17 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: The Theory of Everything

Love, family, and genius powerfully combine as the brilliant astrophysicist Professor Stephen Hawking and his courageous wife Jane live...

Jan 13, 2015, 09:00 ET
Fifty Shades of Grey Official Motion Picture Soundtrack Cover

"Fifty Shades Of Grey" Soundtrack Tracklisting And Cover Art Revealed

 The highly anticipated cover art and tracklisting for the Fifty Shades of Grey Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Republic Records] has been...

Jan 08, 2015, 14:30 ET
UNIVERSAL PICTURES HOME ENTERTAINMENT NAMES  JEFF FLEEHER WORLDWIDE CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment Names Jeff Fleeher Worldwide Chief Financial Officer

 As part of Universal Pictures Home Entertainment's (UPHE) recent move to globalize its operations, it was announced today that Jeff...

Jan 08, 2015, 04:00 ET
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POPE FRANCIS TO WELCOME SPECIAL SCREENING OF "UNBROKEN" AT THE VATICAN

 Universal Pictures is proud to announce that Unbroken will be screened at The Vatican this week.  Director Angelina Jolie has...

Jan 07, 2015, 09:00 ET
Z Nation: Season One arrives on DVD February 10 from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment.

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Z Nation: Season One

 The survivors of a deadly epidemic band together to save mankind's last best hope in the hit Syfy series, Z Nation: Season One, coming to DVD...

Jan 05, 2015, 17:14 ET
BLACKHAT

LEGENDARY PICTURES AND UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF BLACKHAT

WHAT:       The world premiere of BLACKHAT WHO:      BLACKHAT...

Dec 23, 2014, 13:30 ET

The Weeknd Releases First Official Single From Universal Pictures And Focus Features' FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Soundtrack

 Republic Records announced today that it will release the official soundtrack album for one of 2015's most highly anticipated films, Universal...

Dec 19, 2014, 12:00 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Rosewater

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Rosewater

 A journalist in Iran endures an unthinkable ordeal when he is falsely accused of spying in Rosewater, a political thriller coming to Digital...

Dec 16, 2014, 12:30 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Dumb and Dumber To

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Dumb and Dumber To

 Two decades after Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels' endearingly dense pairing spun slapstick comedy into box office gold in Dumb and Dumber, the...

Dec 10, 2014, 12:46 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF UNBROKEN

WHAT: The American premiere of UNBROKEN WHO: UNBROKEN director/producer Angelina Jolie; cast members Jack O'Connell,...

Dec 09, 2014, 13:26 ET
From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Barbie in Princess Power

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Barbie in Princess Power

SYNOPSIS:  Barbie™ stars as Kara™, a modern-day princess with an everyday life. One day, after being kissed by a...

Dec 08, 2014, 12:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Peter Pan Live!

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Peter Pan Live!

 Bring home the magic and adventure of NBC's all-new production of Peter Pan Live! on DVD Dec. 16, 2014 from Universal Pictures Home...

Dec 08, 2014, 09:00 ET

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Ouija

 Inspired by the classic occult board game, a group of teens accidentally unleash a dark power from the other side in Ouija coming to Digital...

Dec 03, 2014, 12:00 ET

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment And Legendary Pictures: Dracula Untold

 One of the most enduring and captivating figures of all time unveils his beginnings in Dracula Untold, a gorgeously realized, never before...