This Week on DVD/Blu-ray

11/22/2011 – ‘Super 8,’ ‘Conan the Barbarian,’ ‘The Devil’s Double’ and ‘Spy Kids: All the Time in the World’

This Week on DVD

Pick of the Week

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Super 8
In the tradition of tales like E.T., Stand By Me, The Goonies and Close Encounters of the Third Kind, writer/director J.J. Abrams and producer Steven Spielberg present an extraordinary tale of youth, mystery and nostalgic adventure. Elle Fanning and Joel Courtney lead a fresh young cast of newcomers in a coming-of-age story about a group of small town friends who witness a catastrophic train crash while making a super 8 movie. When they realize that it was no accident, they set out to find the truth -- something more shocking than any of them could have imagined.

See Elle Fanning, Joel Courtney and the rest of the cast in an exclusive behind-the-scenes featurette clip from 'Super 8,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Commentary by writer/director J.J. Abrams, producer Bryan Burk and cinematographer Larry Fong
  • Behind-the-Scenes Featurettes
  • Deconstructing the Train Crash
  • Deleted Scenes

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We're giving away five copies of 'Super 8' on Blu-ray. Here's how to enter:

Step 1: Follow @yahoomovies on Twitter

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Step 3: The giveaway ends 11:59 p.m. PT on November 25th, 2011. 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.


Warrior's Way

Conan the Barbarian Box Art

Conan the Barbarian
Jason Momoa picks up the sword in a new tale of one of history's most iconic action heroes. Based on the character of Conan as originally created by Robert E. Howard, a boy born on the battlefield grows into a hulking Cimmerian warrior hell-bent on avenging his father's death. But Conan's quest soon escalates from personal vendetta into an epic battle of impossible odds, facing the fiercest of rivals and the most horrific of monsters. Conan realizes he is the only hope of saving the great nations of Hyboria from an encroaching reign of supernatural evil.

See Rachel Nichols in an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature clip from 'Conan the Barbarian,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • Audio Commentaries
  • The Conan Legacy
  • Robert E. Howard: The Man Who Would Be Conan
  • Battle Royal: Engineering the Action
  • Staging the Fights

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Son of Saddam

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The Devil's Double
Dominic Cooper does double duty in a stranger-than-fiction true story of money, power and decadence. Summoned from the frontline to Saddam Hussein's palace, army lieutenant Latif Yahia is thrust into the highest echelons of the "royal family" when he's ordered to become the body double to Saddam's sadistic party-boy son, the notorious "Black Prince" Uday Hussein. With his and his family's lives at stake, Latif must surrender his former self forever as he learns to walk, talk and act like Uday -- and realizes that escape from the devil's den will only come at the highest possible cost.

Watch an exclusive behind-the-scenes feature clip from 'The Devil's Double,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Blu-ray Special Features:

  • True Crime Family
  • Double Down with Dominic Cooper
  • The Real Devil's Double
  • Audio Commentary

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Family Fun

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World Box Art

Spy Kids: All the Time in the World

Director Robert Rodriguez returns to his action-packed family franchise with a new generation of spy kids. Marissa Cortez Wilson has it all: a famous TV reporter husband, a new baby and intelligent twin step kids, Rebecca and Cecil. But when the maniacal Timekeeper disrupts her domestic bliss -- threatening to take over the planet -- Marissa comes out of retirement as a top secret agent, and Rebecca and Cecil are thrust into action! With a little help from some familiar Spy Kids friends and some mind-blowing gadgets, they just may be able to save the world!

See Jessica Alba in clips from 'Spy Kids: All the Time in the World,' available on Blu-ray, DVD, Digital Download and On Demand:

Special Features:

  • Interview with Robert Rodriguez
  • Spy Kids: Passing the Torch
  • Rowan and Mason's Video Diary
  • Spy Gadgets
  • Deleted Scenes

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