Check out the new releases out on DVD today, August 28th 2012.  From the action of Battleship, to kid friendly Pirates!, and the romance of The Lucky One, there is a little something for everyone this week.


Rating: PG-13

Peter Berg ('Hancock') produces and directs 'Battleship,' an epic action-adventure that unfolds across the seas, in the skies and over land as our planet fights for survival against a superior force.

Think Like A Man

Rating: PG-13

This adaptation of Steve Harvey's non-fiction relationship advice book Act Like a Lady, Think Like a Man focuses on six friends who regularly get together to play basketball, and usually are commiserating about women issues.

The Pirates! Band of Misfits

Rating: PG

In 'The Pirates! Band of Misfits,' Hugh Grant stars in his first animated role as the luxuriantly bearded Pirate Captain-- a boundlessly enthusiastic, if somewhat less-than-successful, terror of the High Seas.

The Lucky One

Rating: PG-13

An Iraq War veteran searches for the woman from a mysterious photo that he credits with saving his life during three tours of duty in this romantic drama adapted from the book by Nicholas Sparks.

The Moth Diaries

Rating: R

Acclaimed director Mary Harron ('American Psycho,' 'The Notorious Bettie Page') returns with the chilling story of Rebecca (Sarah Bolger), a young girl who, haunted by her father's suicide, enrolls in an elite boarding school for girls.

Monsieur Lazhar

Rating: PG-13

Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film 'Monsieur Lazhar' tells the poignant story of a Montreal middle school class shaken by the death of their well-liked teacher.


Rating: R

'Headhunters' stars the talented Aksel Hennie ('Max Manus') as Roger, a charming scoundrel and Norway's most accomplished headhunter. Roger is living a life of luxury well beyond his means, and stealing art to subsidize his expensive lifestyle.

L!fe Happens

Rating: R

Three single Las Angeles roommates find their carefree lifestyle disrupted by the demands of parenthood when one of them gets pregnant following a one-night-stand.

Darling Companion

Rating: PG

An aging couple find the happiness of their daughter's wedding offset by the emotional distress of losing their beloved dog in this comedy-drama from director Lawrence Kasdan.

Viral Factor

Rating: Not Rating

Dying IDC agent Jon (Jay Chou) teams up with his long-lost criminal sibling Yang (Nicholas Tse) to rescue Yang's daughter Sheng and kindly medical specialist Rachel (Lin Peng) from kidnappers in Southeast Asia.

What DVDs are you adding to your collection this week? Let us know in the comments!