Get the popcorn ready because this week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases are the perfect picks for any movie night! From the action-thriller Sicario: Day of the Soldado starring Josh Brolin, to the newest installment in the Purge franchise, The First Purge, there’s definitely something for everyone to enjoy. Check out all the new releases below! ~Caitlyn Clancey
Sicario: Day of the Soldado – When the American government discovers that Mexican drug cartels have been helping terrorists cross the border into the U.S., they assign federal agent Matt Graver (Josh Brolin) to start a war between the cartels. Graver enlists the help of his old pal, Alejandro Gillick (Benicio Del Toro) to kidnap the young daughter of a drug kingpin, but Gillick has a change of heart and goes rogue. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Sicario: Day of the Soldado
The First Purge – In an effort to see the country’s crime rate drop below one percent for the rest of the year, the New Founding Fathers of America develop a sociological test so that participants can release all of their anger in one night – this becomes known as The Purge. One woman (Lex Scott Davis) prepares to protect her family against the threat of violence, but once they’re forced out of their safe home and into the streets, they must fight to survive the vicious murder spree. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: The First Purge
Leave No Trace – Army veteran Will (Ben Foster) and his 13-year-old daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), live in total isolation in a park in Oregon. When they’re captured by authorities and brought into custody, Will and Tom find themselves rehoused and forced to adapt to the society they once abandoned. While Tom embraces their new life, Will, who suffers from PTSD, longs for their idyllic home in seclusion and will do everything he can to return there. Click here to buy the DVD.
Trailer: Leave No Trace
Three Identical Strangers – This documentary follows a set of identical triplets who were separated at birth and then when they were 19, were miraculously reunited. This incredible situation catapults the three brothers to international fame, but also unveils a disturbing secret about why they were separated and raised by different families in the first place. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Three Identical Strangers
Death Race: Beyond Anarchy – After a failed attack on inmate and legendary driver, Frankenstein, Black Ops specialist Connor Gibson (Zach McGowan) infiltrates a maximum security federal prison with one goal — enter the immoral and illegal Death Race and take Frankenstein down. Connor enlists the help of Baltimore Bob (Danny Glover) and Lists (Fred Koehler), and unexpectedly falls in love with the beautiful bartender, Jane (Christine Marzano). Connor will have to fight for more than his life in this brutal world of no guards, no rules, no track, and no fear. Click here to buy the Blu-ray.
Trailer: Death Race: Beyond Anarchy
DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis – Hawkgirl brings an ancient text to school, known as the Book of Legends, so she can study its scripture. Wonder Woman, Batgirl, and the rest of the DC Super Hero Girls recognize how powerful this mysterious book is and hurry to lock it away in a safe before it falls into the wrong hands. However, an ocean-dwelling thief named Siren senses the book’s presence and seeks to find it so she can obtain the Trident of Atlantis and control the entire ocean. Now the Super Crew must band together to protect Atlantis from Siren’s evil wrath. Click here to buy the DVD.
Trailer: DC Super Hero Girls: Legends of Atlantis