Several great movies became available on DVD this fall. For anyone looking to buy a holiday gift for a movie lover or to add to a personal collection, these are some of the top-rated new releases on DVD.
After an American family moves to Southeast Asia for a new start, a sudden coup leads to a violent revolution. As the violence escalates, foreigners are being executed everywhere as soon as they are found. The family is hunted by a rebel leader as they frantically try to escape the country in this heart-pounding thriller.
In this action comedy, a young man who appears to be a lazy stoner with no future learns the truth about himself when his world is suddenly changed. After being thrown into a deadly government operation, the truth that he is a well-trained sleeper agent with lethal fighting skills soon becomes apparent as he must use his skills to survive.
When a Midwest girl's father takes a job in San Francisco, her life is completely changed. This thought-provoking film portrays her life through the perspective of five separate emotions, which are each played by a different character. The characters are named Fear, Joy, Anger, Sadness and Disgust. With her mind as the control center for the characters, the girl must try to keep her emotions in check and learn how to adapt to a new environment.
A Christmas Horror Story
Although Christmas is supposed to be a time of peace, giving and joy, it turns into a much more sinister season for the residents of Bailey Downs. The panic and fight for survival begins for residents of the town after a young boy summons the evil anti-Santa who brings punishment for naughty children.
A young female robot, a genius adult man and a teenage girl are the unlikely trio trying to figure out what happened to Tomorrowland in this film. Tomorrowland exists only in an alternate dimension, and figuring out what happened to the alternate dimension is the key to saving the world.
As a young married couple enjoy their new happy life together, things quickly turn horrific after an acquaintance from the man's high school resurfaces. Although the man does not immediately recognize his old classmate, a terrible secret from their past is revealed after several troubling encounters. When the man's wife learns the horrible secret about him, she begins questioning how well she really knows him and if she can trust him.
In this true story about a military dog, a dog named Max is shipped to the United States after being severely traumatized from witnessing his handler's horrific death. Since the dog only seems to connect with his deceased handler's teenage brother named Justin, the handler's family adopts Max. Justin has his own set of troubles and does not seem interested in taking care of Max. However, Max is the only one who can help Justin discover what really happened to his brother. With the help of a tough female friend of Justin's who understands dogs, the trio must face a scary but thrilling series of events to find out what happened to Max's handler.
Mad Max: Fury Road
Although Max believes that the best way to survive is to be alone, he joins a group of people fleeing the tyrannized Citadel on a war rig. The war rig's rebel occupants are pursued by the Warlord's gangs and must fight for their survival in this thrilling adventure film.