New DVD and Blu-ray Releases — October 2014
Fall is in the air, and while there are plenty of great new movies to head out and see in the theater, there are also lots of films for you to take home and enjoy from the comfort of your own couch -- like a few of those summer favorites you loved and want to watch again (and again). Get your wallets ready and read on for our guide to the newest movie releases hitting DVD and Blu-ray in October 2014.
'Edge of Tomorrow' -- Starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, and Bill Paxton. An officer finds himself caught in a time loop in a war with the alien race. His skills increase as he faces the same brutal combat scenarios, and his union with a Special Forces warrior gets him closer to defeating the enemy.
'A Million Ways to Die in the West' -- Starring Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, and Liam Neeson. As a cowardly farmer begins to fall for the mysterious new woman in town, he must put his new-found courage to the test when her husband, a notorious gun-slinger, announces his arrival.
'Million Dollar Arm' -- Starring Jon Hamm, Aasif Mandvi, and Alan Arkin. A sports agent stages an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented Indian cricket players to play Major League Baseball.
'The Grand Seduction' -- Starring Taylor Kitsch, Brendan Gleeson, and Liane Balaban. To survive, a dying Newfoundland fishing village must convince a young doctor to take up residence by any means necessary.
'Obvious Child' -- Starring Jenny Slate, Gaby Hoffmann, and Gabe Liedman. A twenty-something comedienne's unplanned pregnancy forces her to confront the realities of independent womanhood for the first time.
'A Coffee in Berlin' -- Starring Tom Schilling, Katharina Schuttler, and Justus von Dohnanyi. A young man drops out of college and wanders the streets of Berlin.
'Against the Wild' -- Starring CJ Adams, Erin Pitt, and Natasha Henstridge. Two siblings and their devoted dog become lost in the wilderness and must learn how to combine their skills, trust their instincts and navigate a terrain as beautiful as it is untamed.
'School Dance' -- Starring Bobb'e J. Thompson, Luenell, and Mike Epps. A high school student tries to win a spot on the school's hottest dance crew in order to impress a girl.
'Sharknado 2: The Second One' -- Starring Ian Ziering, Tara Reid, and Vivica A. Fox. A freak weather system turns its deadly fury on New York City, unleashing a Sharknado on the population and its most cherished, iconic sites - and only Fin and April can save the Big Apple.
'The Class of '92' -- This documentary tracks the rise of six exceedingly talented young Manchester United soccer players, including David Beckham and Paul Scholes.
'To Be Takei' -- A look at the many roles played by eclectic 77-year-old actor/activist George Takei, whose wit, humor and grace have helped him to become an internationally beloved figure and Internet phenomenon with seven million Facebook fans and counting.
'X-Men: Days of Future Past' -- Starring Michael Fassbender, Jennifer Lawrence, and James McAvoy. The X-Men send Wolverine to the past in a desperate effort to change history and prevent an event that results in doom for both humans and mutants.
'Mr. Peabody and Sherman' -- Starring Ty Burrell, Stephen Colbert, and Max Charles. The time-traveling adventures of an advanced canine and his adopted son, as they endeavor to fix a time rift they created.
'Persecuted' -- Starring James Remar, Dean Stockwell, and Bruce Davison. An evangelist finds himself framed for murder and on the run after he refuses to back a senator's proposition calling for sweeping religious reform.
'Whitey: United States of America vs. James J. Bulger' -- Number two on America's Most Wanted list after Osama Bin Laden, James "Whitey" Bulger terrorized the city of Boston for years without ever being charged with so much as a misdemeanor. Bulger was a monster, murdering over a dozen known victims, but did the FBI and local law enforcement give his reign of terror over South Boston a free pass?
'Beneath the Harvest Sky' -- Starring Emory Cohen, Callan McAuliffe, and Kymberli Bryant. A teen drama set during the fall potato harvest in a small northern Maine town.
'The Purge: Anarchy' -- Starring Frank Grillo, Carmen Ejogo, and Zach Gilford. A young couple works to survive on the streets after their car breaks down right as the annual purge commences.
'Earth to Echo' -- Starring Teo Halm, Astro, and Reese Hartwig. After receiving a bizarre series of encrypted messages, a group of kids embark on an adventure with an alien who needs their help.
'Sex Tape' -- Starring Jason Segel, Cameron Diaz, and Rob Lowe. A married couple wake up to discover that the sex tape they made the evening before has gone missing, leading to a frantic search for its whereabouts.
'The Fluffy Movie' -- Starring Gabriel Iglesias. A comedy concert film that captures the on-stage performance and inspirational success story of Gabriel "Fluffy" Iglesias.
'Le Chef' -- Starring Jean Reno, Michael Youn, and Raphaelle Agogue. A veteran chef faces off against his restaurant group's new CEO, who wants to the establishment to lose a star from its rating in order to bring in a younger chef who specializes in molecular gastronomy.
'Autumn Blood' -- Starring Sophie Lowe, Peter Stormare, and Maximilian Harnisch. High in the Mountains, a widowed mother dies, leaving her two children orphaned. Fearing being split up they keep their mother's death a secret. They survive until villagers destroy their innocence when they brutally assault the girl. Now the siblings must come of age to protect each other and survive.
'Life After Beth' -- Starring Aubrey Plaza, Dane DeHaan, and Molly Shannon. A young man's recently deceased girlfriend mysteriously returns from the dead, but he slowly realizes she is not the way he remembered her.
'See No Evil 2' -- Starring Danielle Harris, Glenn Jacobs, and Katharine Isabelle. When a group of friends visit their friend for a surprise birthday party, they're greeted with a terrifying psychopathic killer.
'Snowpiercer' -- Starring Chris Evans, Jamie Bell, and Tilda Swinton. Set in a future where a failed climate-change experiment kills all life on the planet except for a lucky few who boarded the Snowpiercer, a train that travels around the globe, where a class system emerges.
'The Scribbler' -- Starring Katie Cassidy, Garret Dillahunt, and Michelle Trachtenberg. A young woman is facing her destructive multiple personalities using an experimental new procedure known as "The Siamese Burn."
'Wrong Turn 6: Last Resort' -- Starring Sadie Katz, Anthony Ilott, and Aqueela Zoll. A mysterious inheritance brings Danny and his friends to a remote town in the West Virginia hills, where Danny meets the bizarre family he's never known.
'Deliver Us From Evil' -- Starring Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez, and Olivia Munn. New York police officer Ralph Sarchie investigates a series of crimes. He joins forces with an unconventional priest, schooled in the rites of exorcism, to combat the possessions that are terrorizing their city.
'Begin Again' -- Starring Keira Knightley, Mark Ruffalo, and Adam Levine. A chance encounter between a disgraced music-business executive and a young singer-songwriter new to Manhattan turns into a promising collaboration between the two talents.
'Wish I Was Here' -- Starring Zach Braff, Pierce Gagnon, and Joey King. Aidan Bloom is a 35-year-old man who finds himself at major crossroads, which forces him to examine his life, his career, and his family.
'Life of Crime' -- Starring Jennifer Aniston, Will Forte, and Isla Fisher. Two common criminals get more than they bargained for after kidnapping the wife of a corrupt real-estate developer who shows no interest in paying the $1 million dollar ransom for her safe return.
'Child of God' -- Starring James Franco, Scott Haze, and Tim Blake Nelson. A dispossessed, violent man's life is a disastrous attempt to exist outside the social order. Successively deprived of parents and homes and with few other ties, Ballard descends to the level of a cave dweller as he falls deeper into crime and degradation.
'Behaving Badly' -- Starring Nat Wolff, Selena Gomez, and Mary-Louise Parker. Teenager Rick Stevens, has a crush on Nina Pennington, they form a friendship and embark on a rock n' roll journey together while Nina deals with her overbearing boyfriend, Kevin.
'Good People' -- Starring James Franco, Kate Hudson, and Tom Wilkinson. Discovering a cache of cash in their dead tenant's apt, a couple in debt take the money and find themselves the target of a deadly adversary-the thief who stole it.
'Plastic' -- Starring Ed Speleers, Will Poulter, and Alfie Allen. Sam and Fordy run a credit card fraud scheme, but when they steal from the wrong man, they find themselves threatened by sadistic gangster. They need to raise five million and pull off a daring diamond heist to clear their debt.
'Devil's Carnival' -- Starring Emilie Autumn, Shem Andre Byron, and Dayton Callie. Lost souls enter The Devil's Carnival where they are each faced with the sins they committed in life.
'The Prince' -- Starring Bruce Willis, Jason Patric, and John Cusack. A retired assassin is drawn back into the life he gave up when his daughter is kidnapped. To rescue her, he must confront his former rival.