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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...

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...