A group of classic, anniversary releases highlights this week's new DVDs with the 20th Anniversary Edition of Wall Street, the 30th Anniversary Special Collector's Edition of Saturday Night Fever, and the Director's Cut of Commando, with our favorite, the Governator:
An ambitious young broker (Charlie Sheen) is lured into the illegal, lucrative world of corporate espionage when he is seduced by the power, status and financial wizardry of Wall Street legend Gordon Gekko (Michael Douglas).
A working-class young Brooklyn Italian-American (John Travolta) who finds an escape from his mundane neighborhood existence at the local discotheque, where he is the king of the dance floor.
A retired special agent is forced out of retirement when his daughter is kidnapped by a band of thugs intent on revenge.
If you're not in the mood for a classic, there are several sports movies to choose from:
The story of how a small town in West Virginia, steeped in the rich tradition of college football, struggled to restore their community after one of the worst disasters in the history of American sports.
A teenage girl fights to play on the boys' varsity soccer team after her brother, a soccer champion, dies.
The true story of celebrated Scottish cyclist Graeme Obree, a former world champion who broke the world one-hour record on a bike of his own design.
Huck sets out to win the main event of the 2003 World Series of Poker while seeking a relationship with a young singer and trying to deal with his anger toward his father, a successful poker pro.
Noteworthy TV to DVD Releases:
Set in the lost city of Atlantis in the Pegasus Galaxy built millions of years ago by the most advanced race in the Stargate Universe, an adventurous expedition ensues, overflowing with intense battles, out-of-this-world visuals, amazing special effects, and endearing characters.
Lustful litigator Denny Crane finally meets his match and attorney Alan Shore continues to stretch the boundaries of the law and prime time television.
Also Out Today:
Two Weeks, with Sally Field as a beloved, resilient, dying mother.
The Condemned, with Steve Austin as a condemned prisoner who must fight for his freedom.
Beyond the Gates, about a Rwandan school teacher tring to keep the militia at bay.
The Valet (La Doublure): To stay out of trouble with his wife, a billionaire gets a stranger to pose as his mistress' boyfriend.