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07/17/2012 – ‘Singin’ in the Rain,’ ‘The Three Stooges,’ ‘Friends With Kids’ and ‘Get the Gringo’

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Singin' in the Rain 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition Box Art

Singin' in the Rain

One of the greatest movie musicals of all time celebrates its 60th anniversary with a deluxe Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray set, featuring remastered picture, never-before-seen bonus features, and exclusive collectible material. Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds star in a joyous celebration of song, dance and the golden age of Hollywood. When sound arrives and changes everything about the movie business, silent film star Don Lockwood must find a way to save his disastrous latest film from Lina Lamont, his shrill voiced co-star.

See 'Glee' stars Matthew Morrison and Harry Shum Jr. in an exclusive bonus feature clip from the 'Singin' in the Rain' 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentary
  • Singin' in the Rain: Raining on a new Generation
  • The Making of Singin' in the Rain
  • Musicals Great Musicals: The Arthur Freed Unit at MGM
  • You Are My Lucky Star and More

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To celebrate the 60th anniversary of 'Singin' in the Rain,' we're giving away Blu-rays! Three grand prize winners will receive the 'Singin' in the Rain' 60th Anniversary Ultimate Collector's Edition Blu-ray + DVD box set. Here's how to enter:

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Note: One entry per person/email address/Twitter handle.

Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 p.m. PT on July 23rd, 2012. Winners will be announced on Twitter and will receive a Direct Message with further information. Keep in mind, this giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. If you have any other questions, check out the official rules or feel free to tweet us.

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Nyuk Nyuk Nyuk

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The Three Stooges

The Farrelly Brothers bring back a beloved classic comedy act, with an updated family-friendly take on the original bonehead trio. Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Sasso star as Larry , Moe and Curly, who are left as newborns on a nun's doorstep and grow up finger-poking, nyuk-nyuk-nyuking and woo-wooing their way to uncharted levels of knuckleheaded misadventure. Now, out to save their childhood home, only The Three Stooges could become embroiled with an oddball murder plot while stumbling into starring roles in a phenomenally successful reality television show.

See Sean Hayes, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Sasso in clips from 'The Three Stooges,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Deleted/Extended Scenes
  • What's the Big Idea? A History of The Three Stooges
  • Knuckleheads: Behind the Scenes of The Three Stooges
  • Did You Hear That? The Three Stooges Sound Effects
  • Poifect: Casting The Three Stooges and More

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Ensemble Comedy

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Friends With Kids

Writer/director Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam Scott, Kristen Wiig, Maya Rudolph and Jon Hamm star in an ensemble comedy about a close-knit circle of friends whose lives completely change once they have kids. The last two singles in the group observe the effect that kids have had on their friends' relationships and wonder if there's a better way to make it work. When they decide to have a child together and date other people, their unconventional "experiment" leads everyone in the group to question the nature of friendship, family and, above all, true love.

See Jennifer Westfeldt and Adam Scott in an exclusive Blu-ray bonus clip from 'Friends With Kids,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, On Demand and Digital Download:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Gag Reel
  • Deleted Scenes
  • "Making of" Featurette
  • Audio Commentary

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South of the Border

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Get the Gringo

Car chases, bloody bodies and a hard-core prison... all in a day's work. Mel Gibson stars as Driver, an American criminal who violently crashes his car through the border wall as he tries to outrun the U.S. Border Patrol and coming to a screeching halt in Mexico. Having survived the crash only to land inside a hard-core Mexican prison, Driver enters the strange and dangerous world of "El Pueblito." In the middle of this ruthless penal colony, Driver must do whatever it takes to survive, even if he must turn to the unlikely guidance from a 10-year-old kid who shows him the ropes.

See Kevin Hernandez in an exclusive featurette clip from 'Get the Gringo,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Get the Gringo: A Look Inside
  • "El Corrido del Gringo" Music Video
  • On-Set: The Car Chase
  • On-Set: The Showdown
  • On-Set: The Raid

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