Disney’s ‘The Jungle Book’ & More Blu-ray Releases This Week

new-blu-ray-aug-30-2016-900x600Want to know what movies are new on Blu-ray this week? Here’s our weekly breakdown of top picks with prices,* extras, and noted digital copies when included. There were quite a few television series getting released to Blu-ray, so here’s a separate article covering TV shows.

Disney’s The Jungle Book (2016) is now available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD after releasing one week ago to Disney’s digital service Disney Movies Anywhere. Extra features on the BD include “The Jungle Book” Reimagined, I Am Mowgli, King Louie’s Temple: Layer by Layer, and audio commentary from Director Jon Favreau. The 2-disc edition also packs redemption codes for iTunes and Google Play digital copies. (Price: $22.99)

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke stars in the romantic drama Me Before You (2016) from Warner Bros. and New Line Cinema. In addition to the almost two-hour film, the Blu-ray includes the featurette “Me Before You: From Page to Screen,” deleted scenes, outtakes, and a Digital HD copy from UltraViolet. (Price: $19.99)

And, for the first time on Blu-ray Image Entertainment has released The Commitments (1991) to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the film’s theatrical debut. The BD edition includes interviews with director Alan Parker and cast members, audio commentary, behind-the-scenes featurettes, music video, image galleries and collectible booklet. (Price $14.99)

Other New Blu-ray Releases This Week

  • The Immortal Story (TV Movie) – The Criterion Collection (1968)
  • The Phenom (2016)
  • Citizen Soldier (2016)
  • Dreadtime Stories (2014)
  • Destiny (1921)
  • Barbarosa (1982)

* Prices above reflect Amazon pricing as of publication date

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