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New Movie DVD Releases - August

DVD's that are due to be released that the Jerseyville PL may or may not be purchasing. To find out more about any of these titles, just click on the title for a description.

Tuesday Aug 2

  • The Bronze Image
    A decade ago, Hope Ann Greggory (Melissa Rauch) was America's sweetheart. Her inspired performance on a ruptured Achilles at the world's most prestigious gymnastics tournament clinched an unli… More »
    Starring: Cecily Strong, Gary Cole, Haley Lu Richardson, Melissa Rauch, Sebastian Stan, Thomas Middleditch
    • R
    Keanu Image
    Clarence and Rell (Keegan-Michael Key and Jordan Peele) are cousins who live in the city but are far from streetwise. When Rell’s beloved kitten, Keanu, is catnapped, the hopelessly straight-l… More »
    Starring: Jordan Peele, Keegan-Michael Key
  • Meet the Blacks Image
    The Black family is getting out of Chicago in hopes of a better life. After Carl Black (Mike Epps) comes into some unexpected funds, he takes his family and leaves the hustling lifestyle behin… More »
    Starring: Alex Henderson, Bresha Webb, Lil Duval, Mike Epps, Zulay Henao
    • PG-13
    Mother's Day Image
    This celebration of mothers everywhere invites us all to enjoy the laughter, tears and love as three generations come together in the week leading up to Mother’s Day.
    Starring: Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Julia Roberts, Kate Hudson
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    When Charlie Paczynski’s (Greg Stuhr) raven-haired partner is caught in the crossfire of a blackmail scheme gone bad, he trails the prime suspect to the brink of Niagara, only to receive a cry… More »
  • Paris, 1941. A family of scientists is on the brink of discovering a powerful longevity serum when all of a sudden a mysterious force abducts them, leaving their young daughter April behind. T… More »
  • As Batman hunts for the escaped Joker, the Clown Prince of Crime attacks the Gordon family to prove a diabolical point mirroring his own fall into madness.
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    Carter High is the true story of the powerhouse 1988 Carter High School Football Team from Dallas, Texas. Carter has to overcome tremendous difficulties to reach their ultimate goal of winning… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    When 14-year-old Hirut is abducted in her rural village’s tradition of kidnapping women for marriage, she fights back, accidentally killing her captor and intended husband. Local law demands a… More »
    Starring: Meron Getnet, Tizita Hagere
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Curmudgeonly widower Nat Dayan (Jonathan Pryce) clings to his way of life as a Kosher bakery shop owner in London’s East End. Understaffed, Nat reluctantly enlists the help of teenager Ayyash … More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    The First Monday in May follows the creation of The Metropolitan Museum of Art's most attended fashion exhibition in history, "China: Through The Looking Glass," an exploration of Chinese-insp… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Dr. Robert Laing (Tom Hiddleston) is the newest resident of a luxurious apartment in a high-tech concrete skyscraper whose lofty location places him amongst the upper class. Laing quickly sett… More »
    Starring: Jeremy Irons, Luke Evans, Sienna Miller, Tom Hiddleston
    • PG
    • Limited
    Ruby (Keenan Kampa) is a dancer from the Midwest on scholarship, living her first day in New York City. Johnnie (Nicholas Galitzine) is a British musician, playing for money in the subway tunn… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    In an imagined chapter from his 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert, Jesus struggles with the Devil over the fate of a family in crisis, setting for himself a dramatic test.
    Starring: Ayelet Zurer, Ciarán Hinds, Ewan McGregor, Tye Sheridan
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    When four small-town losers stumble across an alien crash site containing an incredible battle suit, they soon find themselves responsible for the fate of the entire planet. With this new alie… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A love story set in the near future where single people, according to the rules of The City, are arrested and transferred to The Hotel. There they are obliged to find a matching mate in 45 day… More »
    Starring: Colin Farrell, Jessica Barden, Olivia Colman, Rachel Weisz
    • R
    • Limited
    An upcoming exhibition celebrating photographer Isabelle Reed(Isabelle Huppert) three years after her untimely death brings her eldest son Jonah (Jesse Eisenberg) back to the family house - fo… More »
    Starring: Devin Druid, Gabriel Byrne, Isabelle Huppert, Jesse Eisenberg
    • R
    • Limited
    44
    Porter Wren (Adrien Brody) is a New York City tabloid writer with an appetite for scandal. On the beat he sells murder, tragedy and anything that passes for the truth. At home he is a model fa… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    1921, the beginning of the Golden Twenties. Not far from Paris. It is party day at Marguerite Dumont’s castle. Like every year, an array of music lovers gathers around a great cause at the own… More »
    Starring: André Marcon, Catherine Frot, Christa Theret, Michel Fau
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Zack Connors and Rachel Meadows were born with incredible psychokinetic capabilities. When word of their supernatural talents gets out, they find themselves the prisoners of Michael Slovak, a … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A group of former classmates gather for a pre-party at one of their homes the night before their 10-year high school reunion, and one-by- one, they are brutally slain in a manner befitting eac… More »
  • Detectives Luis Lopez (Luis Guzmán) and Eddie Garcia (Edgar Garcia) are childhood best friends, brother-in-laws, and partners in the New York Police Department Luxury Goods Recovery Unit taske… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Requiem for the American Dream is the definitive discourse with Noam Chomsky, widely regarded as the most important intellectual alive, on the defining characteristic of our time - the deliber… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Kang, a long time captain of the Junjin, is disheartened to learn that his ship has been sold by its owner, leaving Kang's entire crew in danger of losing their livelihood. Swallowing his prid… More »
    • PG-13
    • Limited
    A secular Jewish family in Iran fight for their lives immediately following the 1979 revolution.
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    On South Dakota's Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, Johnny and his sister Jashuan's lives develop new challenges when their absentee cowboy father suddenly dies. The loss prompts Johnny to strike… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Waters (Elijah Wood) and Stone (Nicolas Cage) are two nobody police officers working dull administrative jobs and making extra money selling stolen Civil Service Exams to other officers. When … More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Following the outbreak of a virus that wipes out the majority of the human population, a young woman documents her family's new life in quarantine and tries to protect her infected sister.

Tuesday Aug 9

    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Shannon (Judy Greer) is fresh out of sex rehab when her younger, overly optimistic lesbian sister Martha (Natasha Lyonne) lands her a job as a maid at Fresno Suites, the local hotel. When Shan… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A five-man unit of cops on night patrol get more than they bargain for when they arrive at a creepy backwater town in the middle of nowhere after a call comes over the radio for backup. Enteri… More »
    • Not Rated
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    In the mountains of Pakistan, a mother and her ten-year-old daughter flee their home on the eve of the girl's marriage to a tribal leader. A deadly hunt for them begins.
  • Jake Davis (Russell Crowe), a Pulitzer-winning novelist, finds himself fighting against the world when a fatal car accident leaves him to raise his 5-year-old daughter, Katie, all on his own. … More »
  • Cultures collide when an American businessman (Tom Hanks) is sent to Saudi Arabia to close what he hopes will be the deal of a lifetime. Baffled by local customs and stymied by an opaque burea… More »
    Starring: Alexander Black, Ben Whishaw, Sarita Choudhury, Tom Hanks
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Three families, in three different situations, have to deal with a sudden change in their lives. Three mothers sing of their love for their children while facing difficult times.
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Sweet Bean is a delicious red bean paste, the sweet heart of the dorayaki pancakes that Sentaro (Masatoshi Nagase) sells from his little bakery to a small but loyal clientele. Absorbed in sad … More »

Tuesday Aug 16

  • The Angry Birds Movie Image
    On an island populated entirely by happy, flightless birds (or almost entirely), Red (Jason Sudeikis), a bird with a temper problem, speedy Chuck (Josh Gad), and the volatile Bomb (Danny McBri… More »
    Starring: Danny McBride, Jason Sudeikis, Josh Gad, Maya Rudolph
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    22
    When Andrew invites Lucian and his girlfriend Elizabeth for a weekend vacation, they don’t expect Andrew’s sister Miranda and her Baudelaire-obsessed boyfriend Gerald to show up as well. Overw… More »
    Starring: Alex Beh, Brittany Allen, Christian Alexander, Noah Silver, Olivia Crocicchia
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Tiffany & Co. has captured the aspirational dreams of the world with its legendary jewels, signature blue box, and timeless sophistication. From past to present, unveiling the behind-the-scene… More »
  • A captivating look behind the scenes of the remarkable life of a young Swedish girl who became one of the most celebrated actresses of American and World cinema.
    Starring: Ingrid Bergman, Roberto Rossellini
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Our Last Tango tells the life and love story of Argentina’s most famous tango dancers Maria Nieves Rego and Juan Carlos Copes, who met as teenagers and danced together for nearly fifty years u… More »
    Starring: Juan Carlos Copes, María Nieves Rego
  • After Steven Spielberg's classic Raiders of the Lost Ark was released 35 years ago, three 11-year-old boys from Mississippi set out on what would become a 7-year-long labor of love and tribute… More »
    Starring: Jayson Lamb
  • Sky

    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    While on vacation in California, Romy (Diane Kruger) breaks things off once and for all with her boorish husband (Gilles Lellouche) in a dramatic final fight. A free woman in a strange land, R… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    High school seniors Logan and Blake prepare for an epic Spring Break as they travel to the beautiful and exotic Mexican beach resort of Puerto Vallarta hoping to hook up with their high school… More »

Tuesday Aug 23

  • The Huntsman: Winter's War Image
    Long before the evil Queen Ravenna (Charlize Theron) was thought vanquished by Snow White’s blade, she watched silently as her sister, Freya (Emily Blunt), suffered a heartbreaking betrayal an… More »
    Starring: Charlize Theron, Chris Hemsworth, Emily Blunt, Jessica Chastain
  • The Nice Guys Image
    In 1970s Los Angeles, down-on-his-luck private eye Holland March (Ryan Gosling) and hired enforcer Jackson Healy (Russell Crowe) must work together to solve the case of a missing girl and the … More »
    Starring: Angourie Rice, Matt Bomer, Russell Crowe, Ryan Gosling
  • Ratchet & Clank Image
    Two unlikely heroes struggle to stop a vile alien named Chairman Drek from destroying every planet in the Solana Galaxy. Ratchet is the last of his kind, a foolhardy “lombax” who has grown up … More »
    Starring: David Kaye, James Arnold Taylor, Jim Ward, John Goodman, Sylvester Stallone
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Ruby (Jamie Chung), a Chinese American toy designer from LA, visits Hong Kong for the first time on business. Finding herself stranded, she meets Josh (Bryan Greenberg), an American expat who … More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Four diverse gay men navigate art, sex and love in one sublime night.
  • The story of multi-instrumentalist Rahsaan Roland Kirk; who went from blind infant, to child prodigy, to adult visionary, to political activist, and finally to paralyzed showman. A seemingly s… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A loving father dons a clown outfit and makeup to perform at his son’s sixth birthday, only to later discover that the costume – red nose and wig included– will not come off and his own person… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    A Texas Ranger (Liam Hemsworth) investigates a series of murders in a small town led by a charismatic preacher (Woody Harrelson). However, the routine undercover investigation soon turns perso… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Young housewife Helena is on the verge of fulfilling a dream as she prepares to open her own business: a neighborhood grocery store. She hires a maid, Paula, to take care of her house and daug… More »
  • In high school Cassie Cranston (Jewel Staite) was slut-shamed out of the wholesome and repressed town of Beaver’s Ridge following a humiliating attempt at losing her virginity. Now, years late… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Maggie Hardin (Greta Gerwig) is a vibrant and practical thirty-something New Yorker working in education, who without success in finding love, decides now is the time to have a child on her ow… More »
    Starring: Bill Hader, Ethan Hawke, Greta Gerwig, Julianne Moore, Maya Rudolph, Travis Fimmel
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Based on the untold story of one of the greatest minds of his generation, The Man Who Knew Infinity charts the incredible life of Srinivasa Ramanujan (Dev Patel), whose genius for mathematics … More »
    Starring: Dev Patel, Jeremy Irons
    • PG
    • Limited
    In an invisible territory at the margins of society lives a wounded community who face the threat of being forgotten by political institutions and having their rights as citizens trampled. Dis… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    When outlaws on the lam invade the home of an unsuspecting, seemingly innocent, frontier family to hide out for the night, an unexpected game of cat and mouse ensues, leading to seduction, rol… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    Filmmaker Zhang Yang (Shower, Getting Home) blurs the border between documentary and fiction to follow a group of Tibetan villagers who leave their families and homes in the small village of N… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    72
    Set in a rural Scottish community during the early years of the twentieth century, Sunset Song is driven by the young heroine Chris and her intense passion for life, for the unsettling Ewan an… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    With unrestricted access to Anthony Weiner’s New York City mayoral campaign, this film reveals the human story behind the scenes of a high-profile political scandal as it unfolds, and offers a… More »
    • R
    • Limited
    Wiener-Dog is a dark, starkly funny story of a single dog and the many different people she touches over her short lifetime. Man’s best friend starts out teaching a young boy some contorted li… More »
    Starring: Greta Gerwig

Tuesday Aug 30

  • The Jungle Book Image
    Mowgli (Neel Sethi), a man-cub who’s been raised by a family of wolves, finds he is no longer welcome in the jungle when fearsome tiger Shere Khan (voiced by Idris Elba), who bears the scars o… More »
    Starring: Ben Kingsley, Bill Murray, Giancarlo Esposito, Idris Elba, Lupita Nyong'o, Neel Sethi, Scarlett Johansson
  • Me Before You Image
    Louisa “Lou” Clark (Emilia Clarke) lives in a quaint town in the English countryside. With no clear direction in her life, the quirky and creative 26-year-old goes from one job to the next in… More »
    Starring: Brendan Coyle, Charles Dance, Emilia Clarke, Janet McTeer, Sam Claflin
    • R
    • Limited
    Citizen Soldier is a dramatic feature film, told from the point of view of a group of Soldiers in the Oklahoma Army National Guard's 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team, known since World War II… More »
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    A young woman with Asperger's tries to find her first boyfriend with a little help from her older sister.
    • Not Rated
    • Limited
    When major-league rookie pitcher Hopper Gibson (Johnny Simmons) can't find the plate, he's sent down to the minor leagues and begins sessions with an unorthodox sports psychologist (Paul Giama… More »
Upcoming Events
Classic Movie Matinee for Adults Aug 30, 2016 01:00 PM (US/Central) — Jerseyville PL Meeting Room
Lego Club Sep 03, 2016 10:00 AM (US/Central)
Labor Day Weekend Sep 04, 2016 01:00 PM (US/Central)
Labor Day Sep 05, 2016 08:30 AM (US/Central)
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