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Does anybody have a list of the movies that came out on dvd in April of this year???

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    April 8

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    The 11th Hour

    Environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio narrates this documentary on global climate change and what we can do to help stem the tide. Featuring interviews with former Soviet Prime Minister Mikhail Gorbachev, scientist Stephen Hawking and former CIA chief James Woolsey and other scientists and experts on the environment.

    Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio (narrator)

    Directed by: Leila Conners Petersen, Nadia Conners

    Critics Say: B- | You Say: B

    Lions for Lambs

    In Washington, D.C., Senator Jasper Irving (Tom Cruise) has his eyes on the White House, so he promises a big scoop to a TV journalist (Meryl Streep) that will hopefully land him on every screen in America. But is the story as explosive as promised, or is the reporter just being duped? Meanwhile, an altruistic college professor (Robert Redford) tries to inspire an emotionally detached student (Andrew Garfield) into becoming more politically motivated.

    Starring: Tom Cruise, Meryl Streep, Robert Redford,

    Directed by: Robert Redford

    Critics Say: C | You Say: C-

    Music Within

    After serving nine months in Vietnam, Richard Pimentel (Ron Livingston) returns home with severe loss of hearing. Coping with his own new disability, Richard befriends an acerbic genius (Michael Sheen) with cerebral palsy, another veteran (Yul Vasquez) suffering from alcoholism and a girl into "free-love" (Melissa George). Then with the support of his friends, Richard becomes a tireless advocate on behalf of the disabled and eventually becomes one of the key supporters of the Americans with Disabilities Act.

    Starring: Ron Livingston, Melissa George, Michael Sheen,

    Directed by: Steven Sawalich

    Critics Say: C | You Say: B+

    P2

    Angela Bridges (Rachel Nichols) is such a hardworking young executive that she toils late into the night on Christmas Eve. Eventually taking off so she can get to her family's holiday party at a semi-reasonable hour, Angela makes the lonely walk to her car in her office's parking garage. However, once she gets in the automobile, she can't get it to start, so she gets some help from a security guard on duty, Thomas (Wes Bentley). Even he can't get the car going, so he invites Angela to a holiday dinner in his office, which she refuses. Bad move! Thomas has actually been stalking Angela for months, and now he'll do anything to make sure she stays with him through the night.

    Starring: Wes Bentley, Rachel Nichols

    Directed by: Franck Khalfoun

    Critics Say: B- | You Say: B-

    Reservation Road

    Ethan (Joaquin Phoenix) and Dwight (Mark Ruffalo) are two fathers whose lives become intertwined after a hit-and-run accident leaves one of their sons dead.

    Starring: Joaquin Phoenix, Mark Ruffalo, Jennifer Connelly,

    Directed by: Terry George

    Critics Say: D+ | You Say: B

    Resurrecting the Champ

    Erik Kernan (Josh Hartnett) is a sports writer and a good samaritan when he saves a homeless guy from getting pummeled by out-of-control college kids. However, the old, destitute dude maybe could have handled himself — but only in his early days, when he was known as Champ, the nickname of boxing legend Bob Satterfield (Samuel L. Jackson). Although the Champ's story has largely been forgotten, Erik hopes to restore the old man's reputation as one of the greatest fighters of all time.

    Starring: Samuel L. Jackson, Josh Hartnett, Kathryn Morris,

    Directed by: Rod Lurie

    Critics Say: C- | You Say: B

    There Will Be Blood

    At the turn of the 20th century, Daniel Plainview (Daniel Day-Lewis) is a poor prospector who finally strikes it rich when he finds oil. However, money doesn't quite bring happiness and, in fact, it brings a whole host of new problems with which he has to contend.

    Starring: Daniel Day-Lewis, Paul Dano, Ciaran Hinds,

    Directed by: Paul Thomas Anderson

    Critics Say: A | You Say: B

    Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story

    This fake biopic follows Dewey Cox (John C. Reilly), who struggles to become a major recording star.

    Starring: John C. Reilly, Kristen Wiig, Jenna Fischer,

    Directed by: Jake Kasdan

    Critics Say: B- | You Say: B-

    The Water Horse: Legend of the Deep

    Angus MacMorrow (Alex Etel) is a young Scottish lad who finds a mysterious egg on the shore of a loch with his sister Kirstie (Priyanka Xi). When the egg hatches, an unusual creature is freed who gets so big, the only place it can live is under the water.

    Starring: Emily Watson, Alex Etel, Ben Chaplin,

    Directed by: Jay Russell

    Critics Say: A- | You Say: B

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    Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem

    A small Colorado town becomes the site for the rematch between the battling E.T. clans.

    Starring: Steven Pasquale, Reiko Aylesworth, John Ortiz,

    Directed by: Brothers Strause

    Critics Say: F | You Say: B-

    Bamako

    Set against the backdrop of overwhelming economic strife, a couple fights to save their relationship. While Melée (Aissa Maiga) and Chaka (Djénéba Koné) are struggling to keep the peace in their marriage, their neighbors are holding a mock trial in the town courtyard to hold the IMF and the World Bank accountable for creating such hardship in Africa.

    Starring: Danny Glover, Aissa Maiga, Tiecoura Traore,

    Directed by: Abderrahmnane Sissako

    Critics Say: A- | You Say: C+

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    Andy (Philip Seymour Hoffman) has planned the perfect crime and just needs his brother Hank (Ethan Hawke) to execute it. However, the job means that Hank must rob his own mom and dad's (Rosemary Harris, Albert Finney) jewelry store. The younger sibling actually goes through with the crime, his mom ends up dead, and his dad swears he'll find the killer by any means necessary. Hank, meanwhile, may be able to pin the entire rap on Andy, but that means enlisting the help of Andy's wife (Marisa Tomei), with whom Hank is having an affair.

    Starring: Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ethan Hawke, Marisa Tomei,

    Directed by: Sidney Lumet

    Critics Say: A | You Say: B

    The Final Season

    In the early '90s, Kent Stock (Sean Astin) quits his job and puts his wedding plans on hold to take over as coach of the Norway High School baseball team in Iowa. However, his reign only lasts for one season, since it's determined that the town is so small it will combine high schools with a neighboring city. One season or not, Stock must make sure that his players go out on top. Based on a true story.

    Starring: Powers Boothe, Sean Astin, Rachael Leigh Cook,

    Directed by: David Mickey Evans

    Critics Say: D | You Say: B+

    In the Name of the King: A Dungeon Siege Tale

    Farmer (Jason Statham) just wants to live a peaceful life, but he's forced into action when his wife (Claire Forlani) is kidnapped by the dark army led by the villainous Gallian (Ray Liotta) who is out to take over King Konreid's (Burt Reynolds) throne.

    Starring: John Rhys-Davies, Jason Statham, Ray Liotta,

    Directed by: Uwe Boll

    Critics Say: F | You Say: C

    Juno

    Juno (Ellen Page) is a smart teenager facing a tough decision: what to do after she gets pregnant from a classmate (Michael Cera). Deciding to give the baby up for adoption to a rich couple (Jason Bateman, Jennifer Garner), she has the full support of both her parents (Allison Janney, J.K. Simmons). But is giving the child away really what she wants to do deep down in her heart?

    Starring: Ellen Page, Michael Cera, Allison Janney,

    Directed by: Jason Reitman

    Critics Say: A | You Say: B+

    Lars and the Real Girl

    A lonely guy (Ryan Gosling) finally meets the woman of his dreams. Only problem: She's a life-size doll he bought on the Internet.

    Starring: Ryan Gosling, Patricia Clarkson, Emily Mortimer,

    Directed by: Craig Gillespie

    Critics Say: C+ | You Say: B+

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    Charlie Wilson's War

    Based on a true story (and a book by George Crile), Charlie Wilson (Tom Hanks) was a very real congressman from Texas who engineered the arming of the mujahideen in Afghanistan who were waging a long war with the Soviets during the 1980s. Assisting Wilson was a CIA operative (Philip Seymour Hoffman) who operated outside the agency, and while they believed they were doing the right thing, they ended up arming the men who would one day house Osama bin Laden.

    Starring: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Amy Adams,

    Directed by: Mike Nichols

    Critics Say: A- | You Say: B

    Cloverfield

    Rob Hawkins (Michael Stahl-David) has just gotten a new job, except he's going to have to move from NYC to Tokyo to take it. On the eve of his departure, Rob's brother Jason (Mike Vogel) throws a surprise going-away party that's interrupted when a giant monster attacks the city. Receiving a panicked phone call from his ex-girlfriend Beth (Odette Yustman), Rob races through the destruction with several of his friends to save her.

    Starring: Michael Stahl-David, Mike Vogel, Odette Yustman,

    Directed by: Matt Reeves

    Critics Say: B- | You Say: B-

    One Missed Call

    Beth Raymond (Shannyn Sossamon) witnesses the death of two of her best friends just days apart. Coincidentally, both people also received terrifying messages on their cell phones that sounded like moments recorded at their deaths. Although it sounds like a crazy story, the only person who believes Beth is Detective Jack Andrews (Edward Burns), who helps her figure out who's been leaving the demonic voice mails.

    Starring: Shannyn Sossamon, Edward Burns, Ana Claudia Talancon,

    Directed by: Eric Valette

    Critics Say: F | You Say: C+

    The Orphanage

    Laura (Belén Rueda) grew up in the Good Shepherd Orphange until she was eventually adopted. Now, as an older married woman and having fond memories of the place, when she finds out it's up for sale, she convinces her husband to buy the building so that they can move into it. Having fallen into disrepair over the years, the old orphanage doesn't make such a great home, especially when Laura's young son

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Heres some of them although i dont know if its all of them

    Juno (Single-Disc Edition)

    April 15, 2008

    27 Dresses (Widescreen Edition)

    April 29, 2008

    Alvin and the Chipmunks

    April 1, 2008

    Charlie Wilson's War (Widescreen)

    April 22, 2008

    Cloverfield

    April 22, 2008

    Lost - The Complete Seasons 1-3

    April 29, 2008

    The Water Horse - Legend of the Deep (Two-Disc Special Edition)

    April 8, 2008

    The Golden Compass (New Line Platinum Series Two-Disc Widescreen Edition)

    April 29, 2008

    Friday Night Lights: The Second Season

    April 22, 2008

    27 Dresses (Full Screen Edition)

    April 29, 2008

    The Red Balloon (Released by Janus Films, in association with the Criterion Collection)

    April 29, 2008

    There Will Be Blood (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)

    April 8, 2008

    The Golden Compass [Blu-ray]

    April 29, 2008

    There Will Be Blood

    April 8, 2008

    Lars and the Real Girl

    April 15, 2008

    The Golden Compass (Widescreen Single-Disc Edition)

    April 29, 2008

    Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street (Two-Disc Special Collector's Edition)

    April 1, 2008

    Before the Devil Knows You're Dead

    April 15, 2008

    The Diving Bell and the Butterfly

    April 29, 2008

    The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones, Volume Three - The Years of Change

    April 29, 2008

    I Am Legend (Combo HD DVD and Standard DVD) [HD DVD]

    April 8, 2008

    Aliens vs. Predator - Requiem (Unrated Edition)

    April 15, 2008

    Sweeney Todd - The Demon Barber of Fleet Street

    April 1, 2008

    Juno (Two-Disc Special Edition with Digital Copy)

    April 15, 2008

    The Savages

    April 22, 2008

    Sense & Sensibility (with Miss Austen Regrets) (BBC TV 2008)

    April 8, 2008

    The 11th Hour

    April 8, 2008

    Predator [Blu-ray]

    April 15, 2008

    Mannequin & Mannequin 2: On the Move

    April 15, 2008

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Amazon.com is good at showing the release schedule, but only dates back about a week or two, but looks out several weeks in advance.

  • Anonymous
    5 years ago

    I'd try wikipedia.

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  • 1 decade ago

    Pick the month you want to know about from this main page....

  • 1 decade ago

    Sweeney todd

    Sorry i dont want to copy and paste :p

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