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Two-disc set includes "16 Wishes" and "Radio Rebel."
Set in contemporary times, this charming feature in the "American Girl" series follows the uplifting odyssey of McKenna (Jade Pettyjohn), a plucky fourth-grade gymnast who aspires to compete in the Olympics. When she experiences problems reading, she is paired with a wheelchair-bound tutor (Kerris Dorsey) who teaches her about more than just literacy. With Nia Vardalos, Ian Ziering, and Cathy Rigby. 94 min. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1, Spanish DTS 5.1, Dolby Digital 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish. Two-disc set.
First, when Sonny the bulldog swallows his Mafioso master's precious ring and runs away, the mobster sends his two dim-witted henchmen to retrieve him. But before they catch the playful pet, Sonny finds a new home with the Franks family, who has no idea that the crooks are after their newest addition. Charming family comedy "The Dogfather" stars Chris Parnell, William Cuddy, and Brandi Ward. Next, talk about an odd couple! The hilarious family adventure "Abe & Bruno" chronicles the relationship between best friends/roommates Abe (a man) and Bruno (a gorilla). When Abe is stricken with heart problems, his banana-loving pal ventures out into town to get help--causing plenty of havoc in the process. Now, Bruno must race to save his buddy and avoid being placed in a zoo by some determined lawmen. Brad Sergi, Kevin Scott Allen, and Blythe Metz star. Two-disc set also includes "Animaland," "Bigfoot," "The Legend Of Sasquatch," and "Impy's Island." 8 1/3 hrs. total. Widescreen (Enhanced); Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.
Includes "Babe" and "Babe: Pig In The City."
Director Wes Anderson employs stop-motion animation for this wonderful adaptation of Roald Dahl's best-selling book. Reformed chicken thief Mr. Fox (voiced by George Clooney) reneges on the promise he made to his wife (Meryl Streep) to remain on the straight and narrow by planning one last caper against a trio of local farmers who are as wealthy as they are nasty. Also features the voices of Jason Schwartzman, Michael Gambon, Owen Wilson, and Bill Murray. 87 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio; Subtitles: English; audio commentary; featurettes; storyboards; audio recording; more. Two-disc set.
Two-disc set includes "Nanny McPhee" and "Nanny McPhee Returns."
In this warm and whimsical tale, homely governess Nanny McPhee arrives at the door of a harried mother and farm owner whose husband is fighting in World War II. Using her magic to help bring the family's three children closer to their spoiled cousins, she also assists the clan with getting their lives in order--having plenty of fun along the way. Emma Thompson (who also scripted), Maggie Gyllenhaal, Ewan McGregor, Rhys Ifans star. 109 min. Widescreen; Soundtracks: English DTS HD 5.1 Master Audio, DVS Dolby Digital stereo, French DTS 5.1, Spanish DTS 5.1; Subtitles: English (SDH), French, Spanish; audio commentary; featurettes; deleted scenes.
Includes the 1998 and 2011 versions of "The Borrowers."
Two-disc set includes "The Perfect Game" and "Home Run Showdown."