'Power Rangers,' 'The Dictator' And More: This Week On Video

Pick of the Week

Power Rangers

"Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: Season 1, Vol. 1"

Cast: Richard Steven Horvitz, Amy Jo Johnson

Story: When evil sorceress Rita Repulsa escapes after 10,000 years of imprisonment, a mystical being named Zordon assembles a group of teenagers with attitude and gives them powers to fight her.

On the Disc:

The most badass children's show of the 90s is coming to DVD for the first time in a complete set. But before you dismiss of "Vol. 1" part of the title, take into consideration that Season 1 had 60 episodes. Volume 1 of the set contains the first 30, so there will be no shortage of Power Rangers action.


Who cares? It's the Power Rangers.

Where to get it

Amazon: DVD - $14.99

Apple: Digital Download - $24.99

Netflix Instant: Available

Dictator Blu

"The Dictator" (2012)

Director: Larry Charles

Cast: Sacha Baron Cohen, Anna Farris


Comic Sacha Baron Cohen re-teams with director Larry Charles (Borat, Bruno) for this satirical tale of an oppressive, democracy-hating dictator and a goatherder (both played by Cohen) whose misadventures in America lead to a series of outrageous culture clashes. Anna Faris, Ben Kingsley, and Curb Your Enthusiasm's J.B. Smoove co-star.

On the Disc:

Most of the featurettes on the disc consist of deleted and extended scenes that did not make it into the final film.


Rotten Tomatoes: 58%

Metacritic: 58

Where to get it

Amazon: Blu-ray - $21.99, DVD - $15.49, Digital Download - $14.99

Apple: Digital Download - $14.99 (HD: $19.99), Digital Rental - $3.99 (HD: $4.99)

Netflix Instant: Not Available

Chimpanzee Blu

"Chimpanzee" (2012)


The story in Chimpanzee centers on Oscar, a young simian born into a large family of 35 others, and eager to learn the ways of life in the jungle. As Oscar's mother Isha teaches her newborn how to find food and avoid dangerous predators, the leader of their family, Freddy, vigilantly defends their territory from his rival Scar.


Rotten Tomatoes: 74%

Metacritic: 57

Where to get it

Amazon: Blu-ray - $22.99, DVD - $22.99

Apple: Digital Download - $14.99 (HD: $19.99), Digital Rental - $3.99 (HD: $4.99)

Netflix Instant: Not available

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