Aliens, stoners and wedding laughs rule the new DVD/ Blu-Ray releases for the weekend of August 12, 2011. James Franco, Zooey Deschanel, Natalie Portman, Seth Green, Joan Cusack, Simon Pegg and Nick Frost, Kristin Wiig, Justin Theroux, Angela Bassett, Loretta Devine, Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page, Liv Tyler, Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew McCarthy, Dana Delany, Oprah Winfrey and more are ready to come home for a movie night.
The movies currently ruling the Redbox DVD rental battle are Rango, The Lincoln Lawyer, Hall Pass, Insidious, Unknown, Source Code, The Adjustment Bureau, Soul Surfer, Red Riding Hood, Season of the Witch and Just Go With It.
Here's what's new for this weekend:
Mars Needs Moms!
Jumping the Broom
Other new DVD/Blu-Ray releases
Here are some other new releases in the DVD/Blu-ray market this weekend.
Super: Rainn Wilson, Ellen Page and Liv Tyler take on the super hero genre and with this crew in the mix, you can expect laughs. After his wife leaves him for a drug-dealing scumbag, Frank D'Arbo decides to give his miserable life meaning and transforms into the Crimson Bolt, a superhero with all the best intentions but none of the requisite skills.
Camp Hope (Camp Hell): Jesse Eisenberg, Andrew McCarthy and Dana Delany go for shock and aw in this horror thriller about a summer camp for Christian children of a New Jersey suburb that goes to hell when a charismatic priest brings in something evil with him.
The Fox and the Hound: The 1981 classic animated film follows the unlikely friendship between a hound dog pup, Copper, and a baby fox, Tod. The pals grow up and their friendship is tested, as Copper is expected to hunt Todd. Mickey Rooney, Kurt Russell and Pearl Bailey give voice to the characters.
Cameraman: The Life and Work of Jack Cardiff: This documentary traces the career of Jack Cardiff (1914-2009), the first director of photography in the history of the Academy Awards to win an Honorary Oscar. This look back at movie making includes footage of Martin Scorsese, Kirk Douglas and more.
TV Fun: Daytime fans may want to check out Oprah Winfrey: The Past, The Present and Future. Other new releases include Saving Grace, Secret Diary of a Call Girl: The Final Season, M.A.S.K.: The Complete Series, Dr. Who: The Sun Maker, Cheyenne: The Complete Second Season, TV Cops & Private Eyes, Webster: Season 3 and Top Gear: The Complete Season 16.