Skip Navigation ADP Logo and Link to Home Page Description of the ADP and ACB Logos
ACB Logo and Link to Their Webpage

DVDs and Blu-ray Discs With Audio Description

Welcome to the only complete listing of audio described commercial videos in the USA!
This is a USA-only listing, and Canadians sometimes find DVDs listed here do not have description in Canada.

On this page we list details about all the first-run movies* in the USA that have been released with audio description tracks on DVDs and Blu-ray discs in 2016, along with links to purchase them via Amazon.  Purchasing them via our links helps pay for this website!  You can follow the announcements as they occur via Twitter or our Facebook page.  This page is generally updated on Tuesday or Wednesday of each week in which a newly described DVD is released.  (* We also list a few special-interest videos, but no educational products and rarely special-order features.)

Audio description on a disc is generally listed under Languages on the back cover as English Audio Description, English Descriptive Audio, or English DVS.  (Exception:  Warner Bros sometimes lists this information in the lower right corner of the back cover.)  Director's Cuts or Unrated versions sometimes do not have description.  Special Features rarely contain description.  Your best bet is to order/watch the theatrical version when available and order via Amazon, not their Marketplace sellers.  While we typically link below to the DVD disc on Amazon, generally the Blu-ray versions of DVDs listed here since the fall of 2009 also have description.  Simply follow the link provided within Amazon to the Blu-ray version, if you prefer that format.  Note:  Except for Sony releases, Amazon almost never lists the availability of audio description on their videos (though Barnes and Noble occasionally does if they list "Menu" options:  look for "Audio Options" under "Setup"), but our links should take you to described copies.  Recently, Amazon has been offering images of the back covers of some DVDs, so that's another place to look.  If you want to find out what's coming soon on DVD, check out the DVDs Release Dates site or Amazon's New and Future Releases.

Note:  Online movie streaming/rental/purchase services such as Verizon's FIOS On Demand and Comcast's Xfinity On Demand plus iTunes or Netflix may offer audio description tracks on some movies not listed here (because the description tracks were produced for the movie but never transferred to DVD).

I really appreciate your ongoing efforts, and I recommend your site to other blind friends,
and especially parents of blind children.

- Richard Holloway, December 2013

Which Movie Studios Include Description Tracks on Their Videos?
Smiley Face Generally Include Description Smiley Face Frowning Face Never Include Description Confused Face Frowning Face Described DVD Growth Smiley Face
Disney Companies (Pixar / Touchstone /
Buena Vista / ABC / Marvel)



Sony / Columbia


Warner Bros (started May 2015)

T H A N K  Y O U !!!
Alchemy (formerly Millennium Entertainment)
Anchor Bay Entertainment (Starz/Weinstein))
Arc Entertainment
Broad Green Pictures
Cinedigm Corp
Image Entertainment (RLJ Entertainment)
Magnolia Pictures (2929 Entertainment)
Miramax (Filmyard Holdings)
Momentum (Entertainment One)
New Line Cinema (Warner Bros)
Pure Flix Entertainment
Screen Media Films
The Weinstein Company (TWC)

DVDs with AD by Year, Leading to 117 in 2015
Occasionally or newly include description:  DreamWorks (Amblin, dist via Touchstone), eOne (2014 only), Focus Features (Universal sub), IFC Films (late 2015), Lionsgate (inconsistently since 2014), MGM, Screen Gems (Sony sub), Summit Entertainment (rarely since 2014, Lionsgate sub, often Blu-ray only) From 1998-2005, only 14 described DVDs were released.  The big change came in 2010 when major studios began to commit to including description tracks.

Additional Information About Described DVDs

Order 2016 DVDs and Blu-ray Discs With Audio Description

Audio Described DVD Title and Description
Click on the Title or Cover to See More on Amazon
(Dates are DVD release years, most recent titles first)
Unless otherwise mentioned, plot summaries are from Amazon
Unless otherwise stated, AD has been verified by the webmaster seeing it listed on a retail cover or on Amazon
DVD Cover
Krampus, starring Adam Scott and Toni Collette (2016) Rated PG-13

Krampus, a darkly festive tale of a yuletide ghoul, reveals an irreverently twisted side to the holiday. When his dysfunctional family clashes over the holidays, young Max (Emjay Anthony) is disillusioned and turns his back on Christmas. Little does he know, this lack of festive spirit has unleashed the wrath of Krampus: a demonic force of ancient evil intent on punishing non-believers. All hell breaks loose ...
DVD Cover
Ride Along 2, starring Kevin Hard and Ice Cube (2016) Rated PG-13

As his wedding day approaches, Ben heads to Miami with his soon-to-be brother-in-law James to bring down a drug dealer who's supplying the dealers of Atlanta with product.  - IMDb
DVD Cover
Son of Saul, starring Géza Röhrig and Levente Molnár (2016) Rated R

October 1944, Auschwitz-Birkenau. Saul (Géza Röhrig) is a Hungarian member of the Sonderkommando, the group of Jewish prisoners forced to assist the Nazis. While working, Saul discovers the body of a boy he takes for his son. As the Sonderkommando plans a rebellion, Saul decides to carry out an impossible task: save the child's body, find a rabbi to recite the mourner's Kaddish and offer the boy a proper burial.
DVD Cover
The Revenant, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hardy (2016) Rated R

A frontiersman on a fur trading expedition in the 1820s fights for survival after being mauled by a bear and left for dead by members of his own hunting team.
This title is also available in iTunes with description.  A customer advised us that this particular DVD was available from Walmart in Canada with description.
DVD Cover
The Lady in the Van, starring Maggie Smith and Alex Jennings (2016) Rated PG-13

Based on the true story of Miss Shepherd (played by a magnificent Maggie Smith), a woman of uncertain origins “temporarily” parks her van in Alan Bennett’s (Alex Jennings) London driveway and proceeds to live there for 15 years. What begins as a begrudged favor becomes a relationship that will change both their lives.
DVD Cover
Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens, starring Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill (2016) Rated PG-13

Visionary director J.J. Abrams brings to life the motion picture event of a generation. As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy.
You'll find all the preceding episodes of Star Wars (described, but only on Blu-ray) in our 2015 DVDs listing.  This one is DVD or Blu-ray.  This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Concussion, starring Will Smith and Alec Baldwin (2016) Rated PG-13

Will Smith stars in Concussion, a dramatic thriller based on the incredible true David vs. Goliath story of American immigrant Dr. Bennet Omalu, the brilliant forensic neuropathologist who made the first discovery of CTE, a football-related brain trauma, in a pro player and fought for the truth to be known. Omalu’s emotional quest puts him at dangerous odds with one of the most powerful – and beloved – institutions in the world...
DVD Cover
Point Break, starring Édgar Ramírez and Luke Bracey (2016) Rated PG-13

In "Point Break," a young FBI agent, Johnny Utah (Luke Bracey), infiltrates a cunning team of thrill-seeking elite athletes–led by the charismatic Bodhi (Edgar Ramirez). The athletes are suspected of carrying out a spate of crimes in extremely unusual ways. Deep undercover, and with his life in imminent danger, Utah strives to prove they are the architects of this string of inconceivable crimes. The film is replete with the most daring athleticism ever seen in a motion picture. These action adventure feats are performed by elite athletes representing the world's best in class in big-wave surfing, wingsuit flying, sheer-face snowboarding, free rock climbing, and high-speed motorcycling.
Caution:  There are two versions of Point Break on Amazon.  The other one, recently added to Amazon, is from 1991, stars Patrick Swayze, and is not described.
DVD Cover
Daddy's Home, starring Will Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg (2016) Rated PG-13

DADDY'S HOME follows a mild-mannered radio executive (Ferrell) who strives to become the best stepdad to his wife's two children, but complications ensue when their freewheeling and freeloading real father (Wahlberg) arrives, forcing him to compete for the affection of the kids.
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2, starring Jennifer Lawrence and Josh Hutcherson (2016) Rated PG-13

With the nation of Panem in a full scale war, Katniss confronts President Snow [Donald Sutherland] in the final showdown. Teamed with a group of her closest friends - including Gale [Liam Hemsworth], Finnick [Sam Claflin] and Peeta [Josh Hutcherson] - Katniss goes off on a mission with the unit from District 13 as they risk their lives to liberate the citizens of Panem, and stage an assassination attempt on President Snow who has become increasingly obsessed with destroying her. The mortal traps, enemies, and moral choices that await Katniss will challenge her more than any arena she faced in The Hunger Games.
DVD Cover
Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip (2016) Rated PG

Through a series of misunderstandings, Alvin, Simon and Theodore come to believe that Dave is going to propose to his new girlfriend in New York City...and dump them. They have three days to get to him and stop the proposal, saving themselves not only from losing Dave but possibly from gaining a terrible stepbrother.
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
The Big Short, starring Christian Bale and Ryan Gosling (2016) Rated R

Four denizens in the world of high-finance predict the credit and housing bubble collapse of the mid-2000s and decide to take on the big banks for their greed and lack of foresight.
2016 Oscar Nominee for Best Picture.
DVD Cover
Brooklyn, starring Domhnall Gleeson and Emory Cohen (2016) Rated PG-13

BROOKLYN tells the profoundly moving story of Eilis Lacey (Saoirse Ronan), a young Irish immigrant navigating her way through 1950s Brooklyn. Lured by the promise of America, Eilis departs Ireland and the comfort of her mother's home for the shores of New York City. The initial shackles of homesickness quickly diminish as a fresh romance sweeps Eilis into the intoxicating charm of love. But soon, her new vivacity is disrupted by her past, and Eilis must choose between two countries and the lives that exist within.
2016 Oscar Nominee for Best Picture.  This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Sisters, starring Tina Fey and Amy Poehler (2016) Not Rated

Tina Fey and Amy Poehler reunite for Sisters, a new film from Pitch Perfect director Jason Moore about two disconnected sisters summoned home to clean out their childhood bedroom before their parents sell the family house. Looking to recapture their glory days, they throw one final high-school-style party for their classmates, which turns into the cathartic rager that a bunch of ground-down adults really need. Fey produces the comedy ...
DVD Cover
In the Heart of the Sea, starring Chris Hemsworth and Benjamin Walker (2016) Rated PG-13

In the winter of 1820, the New England whaling ship Essex was assaulted by something no one could believe: a whale of mammoth size and will, and an almost human sense of vengeance. The real-life maritime disaster would inspire Herman Melville's Moby-Dick. But that told only half the story. "In the Heart of the Sea" reveals the encounter's harrowing aftermath, as the ship's surviving crew is pushed to their limits and forced to do the unthinkable to stay alive. Braving storms, starvation, panic and despair, the men will call into question their deepest beliefs, from the value of their lives to the morality of their trade, as their captain searches for direction on the open sea and his first mate still seeks to bring the great whale down.
DVD Cover
The Peanuts Movie, starring Noah Schnapp and Alexander Garfin (2016) Rated G

DREAM BIG AND LAUGH ALONG with good ol Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Lucy, Linus and the rest of the beloved Peanuts gang as you ve never seen them before in a brand-new feature film from the imagination of Charles M. Schulz and the creators of Ice Age. Join everyone s favorite eternal optimist, Charlie Brown, as he embarks on a heroic quest, while his beagle pal Snoopy takes to the skies to pursue his archnemesis, the Red Baron. It s a hilarious and heartwarming adventure that proves every underdog has his day!
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Victor Frankenstein, starring James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe (2016) Rated PG-13

Superstars James McAvoy and Daniel Radcliffe are electrifying in this action-packed thriller that breathes new life into the most famous horror tale of all time. Radical scientist Victor Frankenstein (McAvoy) and his trusted assistant Igor (Radcliffe) share a noble vision of aiding humanity through their groundbreaking research into immortality. But when Victor s experiments go too far, his obsession has terrifying consequences, and now only Igor can bring his friend back from the brink of madness... and save him from his monstrous creation!
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Creed, starring Sylvester Stallone and Michael B. Jordan (2016) Rated PG-13

Adonis Johnson (Michael B. Jordan), son of deceased world heavyweight champion Apollo Creed, has boxing in his blood. Looking to win his own title, Adonis heads to Philadelphia and convinces his father's rival-turned-friend, Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone), to train him – even as Rocky battles his own deadly opponent outsidethe ring. fighter in this new chapter of the Rocky story from critically acclaimed director Ryan Coogler.
DVD Cover
Legend, starring Tom Hardy and Emily Browning (2016) Rated R

From Academy Award winner Brian Helgeland (L.A. Confidential) comes the true story of London's most notorious gangsters, twins Reggie and Ronnie Kray (Tom Hardy, Mad Max: Fury Road). As the brothers rise through the criminal underworld, Ronnie advances the family business with violence and intimidation while Reggie struggles to go legitimate for local girl Frances Shea (Emily Browning, Sucker Punch). In and out of prison, Ronnie's unpredictable tendencies and the slow disintegration of Reggie's marriage threaten to bring the brothers' empire tumbling to the ground.
DVD Cover
The Night Before, starring Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Seth Rogen (2016) Rated R

Ethan (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), Isaac (Seth Rogen), and Chris (Anthony Mackie) have been friends since childhood, and for a decade their yearly Christmas Eve reunion has been an annual night of debauchery and hilarity. Now that they’re entering adulthood the tradition is coming to an end, and to make it as memorable as possible, they set out to find the Nutcracka Ball – the Holy Grail of Christmas parties.
DVD Cover
Becoming Bulletproof, starring Alec Bandler (2016) Not Rated

BECOMING BULLETPROOF documents the making of an original Western film called, Bulletproof. Bulletproof features actors with and without disabilities who meet every year at Zeno Mountain Farm (ZMF) to write, produce and star in original short films. [ZMF]'s philosophy is to create a truly inclusive community that builds genuine friendships that transcend stigma and stereotypes. For them, their films aren't about making a statement; 'It's all about making awesome movies.' Inside the whirlwind film making process ... Becoming Bulletproof chronicles the genesis of a riveting film and a personally and socially transformative experience. The film captures the essence of artistic expression through vibrant human bonds and powerful insights. As one of the actors says: 'I do not want pity because I have a disability, I just want to be understood. I want disability to have a seat at the table in pop culture.'
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
The Good Dinosaur, starring Jeffrey Wright and Frances McDormand (2016) Rated PG

"The Good Dinosaur" asks the question: What if the asteroid that forever changed life on Earth missed the planet completely and giant dinosaurs never became extinct? Pixar Animation Studios takes you on an epic journey into the world of dinosaurs where an Apatosaurus named Arlo makes an unlikely human friend. While traveling through a harsh and mysterious landscape, Arlo learns the power of confronting his fears and discovers what he is truly capable of. Humans and dinosaurs coexist in alternate timeline.
This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Black Mass, starring Johnny Depp and Joel Edgerton (2016) Rated R

In 1970s South Boston, FBI Agent John Connolly (Joel Edgerton) persuades Irish mobster James "Whitey" Bulger (Johnny Depp) to collaborate with the FBI and eliminate a common enemy:  the Italian mob.  The drama tells the true story of this unholy alliance, which spiraled out of control, allowing Whitey to evade law enforcement, consolidate power, and become one of the most ruthless and powerful gangsters in Boston history.
DVD Cover
Steve Jobs, starring Michael Fassbender and Kate Winslet (2016) Rated R

Directed by Academy Award winner Danny Boyle and written by Academy Award winner Aaron Sorkin, Steve Jobs paints an intimate portrait of the brilliant man.
NOTE:  This is the Universal Studios release, NOT Magnolia's Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine released a month later.
DVD Cover
The 33, starring Cote de Pablo and, James Brolin (2016) Rated PG-13

Disaster strikes on Aug. 5, 2010, as a copper and gold mine collapses in Chile, trapping 33 men underground. With more than 2,000 feet of rock in their way, members of a rescue team work tirelessly for 69 days to save the seemingly doomed men. Beneath the rubble, the miners begin an epic quest to survive, contending with suffocating heat and the need for food and water. With family, friends and the rest of the world watching, it becomes a race against time and a test of the human spirit.
DVD Cover
Crimson Peak, starring Mia Wasikowska and Jessica Chastain (2016) Rated R

When her heart is stolen by a seductive stranger, a young woman is swept away to a house atop a mountain of blood-red clay— a place filled with secrets that will haunt her forever. Between desire and darkness, between mystery and madness, lies the truth behind Crimson Peak... a gothic romance masterpiece ...
DVD Cover
Grandma, starring Lily Tomlin and Julia Garner (2016) Rated R

Elle Reid (Lily Tomlin) has just gotten through breaking up with her girlfriend when her granddaughter, Sage, unexpectedly shows up needing $600 before sundown. Temporarily broke, Grandma Elle and Sage spend the day trying to get their hands on the cash, as their unannounced visits to old friends and flames end up rattling skeletons and digging up secrets.
DVD Cover
Love the Coopers, starring Alan Arkin and John Goodman (2016) Rated PG-13

LOVE THE COOPERS follows the Cooper clan as four generations of extended family come together for their annual Christmas Eve celebration. As the evening unfolds, a series of unexpected visitors and unlikely events turn the night upside down, leading them all toward a surprising rediscovery of family bonds and the spirit of the holiday.
DVD Cover
Spectre, starring Daniel Craig and Ralph Fiennes (2016) Rated PG-13

A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond (Daniel Craig) on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci), the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal. Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organisation known as SPECTRE...  As Bond ventures towards the heart of SPECTRE, he learns of a chilling connection between himself and the enemy he seeks...
DVD Cover
Bridge of Spies, starring Tom Hanks and Mark Rylance (2016) Rated PG-13

A dramatic thriller set against the backdrop of a series of historic events, "Bridge of Spies" tells the story of James Donovan (Tom Hanks), a Brooklyn lawyer who finds himself thrust into the center of the Cold War when the CIA sends him on a near impossible mission to negotiate the release of a captured American U-2 pilot. High stakes and suspense power a story inspired by true events that capture the essence of a man who risked everything and vividly brings his personal journey to life.
2016 Oscar Nominee for Best Picture.  This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Freeheld, starring Julianne Moore and Ellen Page (2016) Rated PG-13

Based on the Oscar-winning short documentary and adapted by the writer of Philadelphia, Freeheld is the true love story of Laurel Hester [Julianne Moore] and Stacie Andree [Ellen Page] and their fight for justice. A decorated New Jersey police detective, Laurel is diagnosed with cancer and wants to leave her hard earned pension to her domestic partner, Stacie. However the county officials, Freeholders, conspire to prevent Laurel from doing this. Hard-nosed detective Dane Wells [Michael Shannon], and activist Steven Goldstein [Steve Carell], unite in Laurel and Stacie's defense, rallying police officers and ordinary citizens to support their struggle for equality.
DVD Cover
The Last Witch Hunter, starring Vin Diesel and Elijah Wood (2016) Rated PG-13

... witches still live amongst us ... Armies of witch hunters battled the unnatural enemy across the globe for centuries, including Kaulder, a valiant warrior who managed to slay the all-powerful Queen Witch [who] curses Kaulder with her own immortality, forever separating him from his beloved wife and daughter in the afterlife. .. unbeknownst to Kaulder, the Queen Witch is resurrected and seeks revenge on her killer causing an epic battle that will determine the survival of the human race.
DVD Cover
Our Brand is Crisis, starring Sandra Bullock and Billy Bob Thornton (2016) Rated R

A Bolivian presidential candidate failing badly in the polls enlists the firepower of an elite American management team, led by the deeply damaged but still brilliant strategist "Calamity" Jane Bodine (Bullock). In self-imposed retirement following a scandal that earned her nickname and rocked her to her core, Jane is coaxed back into the game for the chance to beat her professional nemesis, the loathsome Pat Candy (Thornton), now coaching the opposition...
DVD Cover
Truth, starring Cate Blanchett and Robert Redford (2016) Rated R

... based on a riveting true story of one of network news’ biggest scandals. As a renowned producer and close associate of Dan Rather (Redford), Mary Mapes (Blanchett) believes she’s broken the biggest story of the 2004 election: revelations of a sitting U.S. President’s military service. But when allegations come pouring in, sources change their stories, document authenticity is questioned, and the casualties begin to mount. This dramatic thriller goes behind the scenes to expose the intricacies of journalistic integrity and what it takes to reveal the TRUTH.
DVD Cover
Goosebumps, starring Jack Black and Dylan Minnette (2016) Rated PG

After moving to a small town, Zach Cooper finds a silver lining when he meets next door neighbor Hannah, the daughter of bestselling Goosebumps series author R.L. Stine. Stine is very strange and mysterious and it turns out for good reason. He is a prisoner of his own imagination – the monsters that his books made famous are real, and Stine protects his readers by keeping them locked up in their books. When Zach unintentionally unleashes the monsters from their manuscripts and they begin to terrorize the town, it’s suddenly up to Stine, Zach, and Hannah to get all of them back in the books where they belong.
Note:  Both the Amazon listing and the packaging are confusing regarding audio description; but we believe this video contains both an English and French AD track.
DVD Cover
The Diary of a Teenage Girl, starring Christopher Meloni and Bel Powley (2016) Rated R

In 1976 San Francisco, Minnie Goetze (Bel Powley) is growing up at the crossroads of the fading hippie movement and the dawn of punk rock. Like most teenage girls, Minnie is longing for love, acceptance and a sense of purpose in the world. Minnie begins a complex love affair with her mother's (Kristen Wiig) boyfriend, "the handsomest man in the world," Monroe Rutherford (Alexander Skarsgård). What follows is a sharp, funny and provocative account of one girl's sexual and artistic awakening, without judgment.
DVD Cover
Everest, starring Josh Brolin and Keira Knightley (2016) Rated PG-13

Everest chronicles the inspiring journey of two different expeditions challenged by one of the fiercest snowstorms ever encountered.
DVD Cover
The Intern, starring Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway (2016) Rated PG-13

In "The Intern," Ben Whittaker (Robert De Niro) is a 70-year-old widower who has discovered that retirement isn't all it's cracked up to be. Seizing an opportunity to get back in the game, he becomes a senior intern at an online fashion site, founded and run by Jules Ostin (Anne Hathaway).
Redbox rental contained description.
DVD Cover
Jem and the Holograms, starring Aubrey Peeples and Stefanie Scott (2016) Rated PG

Small-town girl Jerrica (Aubrey Peeples, TV's Nashville) lives an unexceptional life…until she takes on a secret identity inspired by her music. She becomes Jem: the bold, stunning and absolutely fearless global superstar! But when it seems that she may lose touch with the things that really matter, Jerrica and her band of sisters begin a one-in-a-million journey, discovering that some talents are too special to keep hidden...
DVD Cover
Straight Outta Compton, starring O'Shea Jackson and Corey Hawkins (2016) Rated R

... the true story of how 5 young men, using brutally honest rhymes, put their anger about life into the most powerful weapon they had: their music.
DVD Cover
Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension, starring Chris Murray and Brit Shaw (2016) Rated R

The Ghost Dimension, follows a new family, The Fleeges - father Ryan (Chris J. Murray), mother Emily (Brit Shaw) and their young daughter Leila (Ivy George) - Who move into a house and discover a video camera and a box of tapes in the garage. When they look through the camera's lens, they begin to see the paranormal activity happening around them - including the re-emergence of young Kristi and Katie.  - IMDb
The packaging with the "Unrated Cut" also has the described version.  Four of the five previous "Paranormal Activity" films also have description.  Click link above to see the list.
DVD Cover
Hotel Transylvania 2, starring Adam Sandler and Andy Samberg (2016) Rated PG

In this all-new monster comedy adventure, everything seems to be changing for the better at Hotel Transylvania! However, Drac is worried that his adorable half-human, half-vampire grandson, Dennis, isn’t showing signs of being a vampire. So while Mavis is on vacation, things get batty as Drac enlists his monster friends Frank, Murray, Wayne, and Griffin to put Dennis through a “monster-in-training” boot camp!
DVD Cover
Irrational Man, starring Jamie Blackley and Joaquin Phoenix (2016) Rated R

Soon after arriving to teach at a small town college, Abe Lucas (Joaquin Phoenix) gets involved with two women, Rita Richards (Parker Posey), a lonely professor who wants him to rescue her from her unhappy marriage; and Jill Pollard (Emma Stone), his best student, who becomes his closest friend. While Jill loves her boyfriend Roy (Jamie Blackley), she finds Abe's tortured, artistic personality and exotic past irresistible. Pure chance changes everything when Abe and Jill overhear a stranger's conversation and when Abe makes a profound choice, he is able to embrace life to the fullest again. But his decision sets off a chain of events that will affect him, Jill and Rita forever.
DVD Cover
The Martian, starring Matt Damon and Jeff Daniels (2016) Rated PG-13

During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive.  - IMDb
2016 Oscar Nominee for Best Picture.  This title is also available in iTunes with description.
DVD Cover
Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse, starring Joey Morgan and Logan Miller (2016) Rated R

Three scouts, on the eve of their last camp-out, discover the true meaning of friendship when they attempt to save their town from a zombie outbreak.
DVD Cover
Sicario, starring Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro (2016) Rated R

An idealistic FBI agent is enlisted by a government task force to aid in the escalating war against drugs at the border area between the U.S. and Mexico.  - IMDb
DVD Cover
Captive, starring David Oyelowo and Kate Mara (2016) Rated PG-13

A single mother struggling with drug addiction is taken hostage in her own apartment by a man on the run who has broken out of jail and murdered the judge assigned to his case.  (Based on a True story.)  -IMDb
DVD Cover
Infinitely Polar Bear, starring Mark Ruffalo and Zoe Saldana (2016) Rated R

While most fathers spend their days at work, Cam (Mark Ruffalo) is more likely to be found working on one of his many half-completed projects. As he recovers from a manic breakdown, his wife Maggie (Zoe Saldana) enters an out-of-state graduate school program in the hopes of building a better life for her family. Cam agrees to become the primary caregiver for his spirited young daughters and quickly finds himself in over his head. Based on a true story, INFINITELY POLAR BEAR is a touching and entertaining portrait of the many unexpected ways in which parents and children save each other.
DVD Cover
The Visit, starring Olivia DeJonge and Ed Oxenbould (2016) Rated PG-13

Writer/director/producer M. Night Shyamalan (The Sixth Sense, Signs, Unbreakable) and producer Jason Blum (Paranormal Activity, The Purge and Insidious series) welcome you to Universal Pictures’ The Visit. Shyamalan returns to his roots with the terrifying story of a brother and sister who are sent to their grandparents’ remote Pennsylvania farm for a weeklong trip. Once the children discover that the elderly couple is involved in something deeply disturbing, they see their chances of getting back home are growing smaller every day.
DVD Cover
The Walk, starring Benedict Samuel and Ben Schwartz (2016) Rated PG

Twelve people have walked on the moon, but only one man – Philippe Petit (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – has ever walked in the immense void between the World Trade Center towers. Guided by his real-life mentor, Papa Rudy (Ben Kingsley), and aided by an unlikely band of international recruits, Petit and his gang overcome long odds, betrayals, dissension, and countless close calls to conceive and execute their mad plan. Academy Award-winning director Robert Zemeckis uses advanced technology in the service of an emotional, character-driven story. THE WALK is a love letter to Paris and New York City in the 1970s, but most of all, to the Towers of the World Trade Center.

 Pointing finger  See Also DVDs from 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, and Pre-2010