New Blu-ray Releases April 21st, 2020

Blu-ray movie releases this week include Like a Boss, Sixteen Candles, Just Mercy, and more. Read our latest DVD and Blu-ray releases blog for our picks.

Like a Boss

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/21/2020
Overall Rating: 1.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/10/2020
Language: English
Genre: Comedy
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Miguel Arteta
Actors: Salma Hayek, Rose Byrne, Tiffany Haddish, Jennifer Coolidge, Ari Graynor, Billy Porter
Plot: Two friends decide to start a beauty company together, though each has very different outlooks. While one is practical the other looks to get rich and live the high life.

Sixteen Candles

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/14/2020
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 05/04/1984
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Romance
MPAA Rating: R
Director: John Hughes
Actors: Molly Ringwald, Justin Henry, Haviland Morris, Michael Schoeffling, Anthony Michael Hall, Blanche Baker
Plot: A sixteenth birthday party for a high school girl turns awry when everything goes wrong that can.

Just Mercy

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/14/2020
Overall Rating: 2.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/10/2020
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Destin Daniel Cretton
Actors: Brie Larson, Michael B. Jordan, O'Shea Jackson Jr., Jamie Foxx, Tim Blake Nelson, Mary Kraft
Plot: Follows the true life story of civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson, as he fights for the life and freedom of a death row inmate.

Little Women

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/07/2020
Overall Rating: 3.1 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Greta Gerwig
Actors: Saoirse Ronan, Emma Watson, Timothée Chalamet, Meryl Streep, Florence Pugh, Laura Dern
Plot: Based on the acclaimed novel the story follows a group of four sisters as they experience the trials and tribulations of growing up in the aftermath of the Civil War.

Dolittle

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/07/2020
Overall Rating: 1.8 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/17/2020
Language: English
Genre: Comedy/Family
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Stephen Gaghan
Actors: Robert Downey Jr., Tom Holland, Michael Sheen, Rami Malek, Emma Thompson, Jessie Buckley
Plot: Following the death of his wife, Dr. John Dolittle lives a secluded life behind the walls of his manor, keeping company with only the exotic animals he can understands and speak with. But he finds himself on the adventure of a lifetime when Queen Victoria falls gravely ill, and the reported cure waits on a mythical island that abounds with wondrous creatures.

Cats

Blu-ray Release Date: 04/07/2020
Overall Rating: 1.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/20/2019
Language: English
Genre: Animation/Comedy
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Tom Hooper
Actors: Idris Elba, Taylor Swift, Rebel Wilson, Jennifer Hudson, Judi Dench, Ian McKellen
Plot: A tribe of cats known as the Jellicles hold a a yearly ritual in which one member is chosen to ascend to the Heaviside Layer and return as a new, young Jellicle.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

Blu-ray Release Date: 03/31/2020
Overall Rating: 2.6 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/20/2019
Language: English
Genre: Action/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: J.J. Abrams
Actors: Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Carrie Fisher, Keri Russell, Billy Dee Williams
Plot: A resurrected Emperor Palpatine threatens the entire galaxy with a massive fleet the likes of which has never been seen. The Resistance, still reeling from the loss of Luke Skywalker, faces dwindling support even as Rey, Finn, Poe, Chewbacca and C-3PO search for a means to find the Emperor's world deep within the Unknown Regions. Meanwhile, Kylo Ren follows his own path - one that could end in darkness or light.

The Current War

Blu-ray Release Date: 03/31/2020
Overall Rating: 2.4 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 10/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: Biography/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Alfonso Gomez-Rejon
Actors: Benedict Cumberbatch, Nicholas Hoult, Michael Shannon, Tom Holland, Katherine Waterston, Tuppence Middleton
Plot: Celebrity inventor Thomas Edison is about to power Manhattan with his DC current. technology. But before he complete his project, upstart George Westinghouse, along with the charismatic Nikolai Tesla come up with a competing model powered by AC current. Thus begins one of the greatest feuds in modern corporate history - one that will forever alter the future of what powers the world.

1917

Blu-ray Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 12/25/2019
Language: English
Genre: War/Drama
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Sam Mendes
Actors: Richard Madden, Benedict Cumberbatch, Mark Strong, Andrew Scott, Colin Firth, George MacKay
Plot: Two young, British soldiers, Schofield and Blake are given and important, and seemingly impossible task - deliver a message deep in the heart of enemy territory in order to stop their own men, including Blake's brother, from walking into a deadly trap.

The Grudge

Blu-ray Release Date: 03/24/2020
Overall Rating: 2.3 out of 4 stars
Theatrical Release Date: 01/03/2020
Language: English
Genre: Horror
MPAA Rating: R
Director: Nicolas Pesce
Actors: Betty Gilpin, Andrea Riseborough, Lin Shaye, John Cho, William Sadler, Jacki Weaver
Plot: A single mother and her son, along with a detective investigating a murder, become new targets for the vengeful spirits of a cursed house that kills all who enter.

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