Back to the Future gets a 30th Anniversary re-release October 20, just in time for the future to arrive on Wednesday
Welcome to ComingSoon.net’s look at all the top entertainment titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and streaming platforms. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue titles and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, October 20, 2015.
Following a brief period of Digital HD exclusivity, Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World comes home October 20 in a variety of editions, including a Jurassic Park Complete Collection, which includes all four films in the dino-franchise. That’s not the only treat from Universal Home Entertainment, however, as we’re also getting a new 30th Anniversary release of the Back to the Future trilogy. This Wednesday, October 21, 2015, is the “future” date from Back to the Future, Part II and part of the festivities include both new standard edition of Robert Zemeckis’ timeless trilogy as well as a massive Limited Collection, which also offers the never-before-released on home video Back to the Future: The Animated Series, housed within a light-up Flux Capacitor packaging.
Other recent theatrical fare hitting October 20 include the post-apocalyptic dramatic thriller Z for Zachariah (starring Alice Eve, Chiwetel Ejiofor and Chris Pine) and Paper Towns, the John Green adaptation starring Nat Wolff and Cara Delevingne.
Halloween fun continues on October 20 with quite a few horror titles. Scream Factory delivers special editions of the immensely fun Tales From the Crypt big screen releases, Tales From the Crypt: Demon Knight and Tales from the Crypt: Bordello of Blood. Even the Criterion Collection is serving up a horror title this week with a brand new HD version of Masaki Kobayashi’s Kwaidan. Kino Lorber, meanwhile, has Vincent Price and Christopher Lee together in The Oblong Box, while other new titles include I Spit on Your Grave III: Vengeance is Mine, The Vatican Tapes and The Exorcism of Molly Hartley.
Small screen releases hitting October 2 include the seventh season of Nurse Jackie and, on DVD only, the complete My Favorite Martian. There’s also the first-ever Blu-ray release of King of the Hill hitting from Olive Films. October 20 sees the arrival of the 13th and final season, which was the only season produced for HD.
The small screen historical docudrama miniseries The Making of the Mob: New York, narrated by Ray Liotta, also arrives October 20.
Digital HD releases this week include the franchise sequel Terminator Genisys, the Amy Schumer/Judd Apatow comedy Trainwreck, the Zac Efron-led We Are Your Friends and the extended edition of The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
You can check out cover art for all the October 20 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable):