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Jun 29, 2016, 13:46 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Barbie™ Starlight Adventure

SYNOPSIS:  Barbie™ is a cosmic princess who flies high on her hoverboard through a far-off universe with her adorable and devoted pet...


Jun 28, 2016, 13:42 ET Boy And The World

 Brazilian artist Alê Abreu's Academy Award®-nominated masterpiece, BOY AND THE WORLD, is available now on Digital HD and arriving on...


Jun 27, 2016, 13:40 ET R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: One Night In Doom House

 An all-new chilling adventure that is sure to fright and delight the entire family, R.L. Stine's Mostly Ghostly: One Night In Doom House...


Jun 23, 2016, 12:52 ET The Beat Goes On In The Newest Installment Of The Celebrated Honey Franchise Honey 3: Dare To Dance

 After losing her place at a prestigious academy, a young dancer struggles to keep her passion alive in HONEY 3: Dare to Dance, the high-energy...


Jun 21, 2016, 15:57 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND ILLUMINATION ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE PREMIERE OF THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS

WHAT: The premiere of THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS WHO: THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS director Chris Renaud; Illumination founder and...


Jun 15, 2016, 13:32 ET Scott Adkins Stars As A Disgraced Martial Arts Champion Fighting For Survival In This Thrilling Sequel: Hard Target 2

A disgraced mixed martial artist is forced into a deadly game of cat and mouse in the jungles of Thailand in Hard Target 2, debuting on...


Jun 14, 2016, 12:00 ET Luis Guzmán And Edgar Garcia Team Up In The Hilarious Cop Comedy Puerto Ricans In Paris

 Two hardheaded New York detectives invade the City of Lights to unravel a high-fashion counterfeit investigation in Puerto Ricans in Paris, a...


Jun 14, 2016, 06:00 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: THE HUNTSMAN: WINTER'S WAR

If it's the Snow White tale you're looking for, discover the story that came before in The Huntsman: Winter's War, coming to Digital HD on August...


Jun 09, 2016, 09:00 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Term Life

 A father and daughter team up for an action-packed crime thriller in Term Life, now available on Digital HD and On Demand and coming to...


Jun 08, 2016, 12:00 ET From One Of The Guys That Brought You "Old School" And "Road Trip" Comes A Raucous New Comedy: "Search Party"

 A pair of friends embark on a rescue mission to save their pal and reunite him with the woman he was set to marry in the hilarious comedy...


Jun 07, 2016, 13:49 ET The Iconic Video Game Blasts Off As An All-New CG Animated Movie: Ratchet & Clank

 The iconic best-selling PlayStation2 video game comes to life when two unlikely heroes join forces to save their galaxy in Ratchet &...


Jun 06, 2016, 14:44 ET Based On Lev Grossman's Best-Selling Trilogy, Syfy's Riveting Freshman Drama Enchants Fans In "The Magicians Season One"

 In Syfy's hit series THE MAGICIANS, we meet Quentin Coldwater (Jason Ralph, "Aquarius"), a brilliant grad student chosen to attend Brakebills...


Jun 03, 2016, 06:00 ET Universal Pictures restores silent film, The Last Warning, Honoring the Studio's rich history and cultural legacy

Universal Pictures announces the premiere of the restored 1929 silent film classic, The Last Warning. The film will screen on June 4, 2016 at the...


Jun 01, 2016, 16:17 ET Jennifer Aniston, Kate Hudson, Julia Roberts And Jason Sudeikis Star In A Heart-warming Celebration Of Family: Mother's Day

A big-hearted comedy invites us all to enjoy laughter, tears and love when MOTHER'S DAY arrives on Digital HD on July 19, 2016, and on...


Jun 01, 2016, 10:21 ET LEGENDARY PICTURES, UNIVERSAL PICTURES AND BLIZZARD ENTERTAINMENT PRESENT THE GLOBAL PREMIERE OF WARCRAFT

WHAT: The global premiere of WARCRAFT WHO: WARCRAFT writer/director Duncan Jones; cast members Travis Fimmel, Paula Patton,...


May 26, 2016, 14:13 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Hardcore Henry

Brace yourself for one of the most unflinchingly original wild rides when the adrenaline-fueled action hit Hardcore Henry arrives on Digital HD on...


May 25, 2016, 12:10 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES' THE FAST AND THE FURIOUS CELEBRATES 15TH ANNIVERSARY BY RACING BACK TO THEATERS ON WEDNESDAY, JUNE 22

Universal Pictures announced today it will re-release The Fast and the Furious in a limited nationwide theatrical run on Wednesday, June 22, to...


May 24, 2016, 12:00 ET Melissa McCarthy Stars In The Boss Unrated

Academy Award®-nominated Melissa McCarthy (Bridesmaids, The Heat) takes charge in the outrageous, hilarious new comedy The Boss, arriving on...


May 20, 2016, 15:30 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE WORLD PREMIERE OF POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING

WHAT: The world premiere of POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING WHO: POPSTAR: NEVER STOP NEVER STOPPING...


May 18, 2016, 15:24 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: Mr. Right

Recovering from a recent breakup, a heartbroken woman meets the man of her dreams, with one fatal flaw, in Mr. Right, a hilarious...


May 16, 2016, 14:19 ET Universal Pictures and The Film Foundation restore Marlon Brando's One-Eyed Jacks for Cannes Film Festival world premiere

Universal Pictures and The Film Foundation announce the Cannes Film Festival world premiere screening of the newly restored 1961 film, One-Eyed...


May 12, 2016, 14:41 ET From Studio Ghibli, The Studio That Brought You The Academy Award®-Winning "Spirited Away," In Partnership With Animation Distributor GKIDS, Comes The Animated Masterpiece "Only Yesterday" Featuring The Voices Of Daisy Ridley And Dev Patel

From Japan's acclaimed Studio Ghibli comes Only Yesterday, a moving visual masterpiece debuting on Blu-ray™ combo pack and DVD on July 5,...


May 10, 2016, 15:28 ET UNIVERSAL PICTURES PRESENTS THE AMERICAN PREMIERE OF NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING

WHAT: The American premiere of NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING WHO: NEIGHBORS 2: SORORITY RISING writer/director Nicholas Stoller;...


May 09, 2016, 11:12 ET From Universal Pictures Home Entertainment: COLONY: SEASON ONE

Co-created by Executive Producers Carlton Cuse ("Lost") and Ryan Condal ("Hercules"), USA Network's hit sci-fi thriller from Legendary...


Apr 26, 2016, 09:00 ET An Extraordinary Story Illustrating The Boyhood Of Jesus

 A powerful and emotional faith-based film about the childhood of Jesus, The Young Messiah comes to Digital HD on May 24, 2016 and...