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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...

May 29, 2015, 16:00 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED SIX-NETWORK NBCUNIVERSAL ROADBLOCK BROADCAST OF JURASSIC PARK WILL BE HOSTED BY STEVEN SPIELBERG AND CHRIS PRATT AND FEATURE AN EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW OF JURASSIC WORLD

A roadblock broadcast of the original Jurassic Park will be hosted by three-time Academy Award® winner Steven Spielberg and Chris Pratt, the...

May 28, 2015, 23:00 ET
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Universal Pictures makes historic commitment to its Silent Films, Honoring the Studio's rich history and cultural legacy

 Building on its 2012 Centennial celebration, Universal Pictures announced today its continued commitment to honor the Studio's rich film...

May 26, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle

 SYNOPSIS: Launch into the adventure of a lifetime with everyone's favorite monkey in this all-new movie, Curious George 3: Back to the...

May 19, 2015, 09:00 ET
Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success

From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: An American Girl: Grace Stirs Up Success

 American Girl's 2015 Girl of the Year™, Grace Thomas, finds success in an all-new charming and inspirational movie when An American...

May 14, 2015, 21:57 ET
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Universal Pictures And CrowdRise Launch "The Trainwreck Comedy Tour," Featuring Brilliant Talent From The New Comedy Starring And Written By Amy Schumer And Directed By Judd Apatow

 Universal Pictures and CrowdRise today announced the launch of the upcoming "The Trainwreck Comedy Tour," presented by Live Nation, a tour of...

May 14, 2015, 13:40 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES BEGINS PRINCIPAL PHOTOGRAPHY ON TOP SECRET UNTITLED LONELY ISLAND MOVIE

 Universal Pictures today announced that production begins this week on Top Secret Untitled Lonely Island Movie, starring digital-shorts...

May 04, 2015, 14:14 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND GOLD CIRCLE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF PITCH PERFECT 2

WHAT: The world premiere of PITCH PERFECT 2 WHO: PITCH PERFECT 2 director/cast member/producer Elizabeth Banks; cast members...

Apr 29, 2015, 14:44 ET

Universal Pictures Film Music and NBCUniversal Music Announce the Launch of Its New Music Site, NBCUniversalMusic.com

 Universal Pictures Film Music and NBCUniversal Music announced today the launch of NBCUniversalMusic.com.  The site is designed to make...

Apr 29, 2015, 12:34 ET
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UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND GOLD CIRCLE ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE WORLD PREMIERE OF PITCH PERFECT 2

WHAT:     The world premiere of PITCH PERFECT 2 WHO:       PITCH PERFECT 2...