December 6, 2016: This Week on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital HD


Lots of great titles come home December 6.

December 6 releases include Jason Bourne, The Secret Life of Pets, and a restored Phantasm

Welcome to’s look at all the top titles arriving this week on Blu-ray, DVD and Digital HD. Check out the gallery viewer below for a look at the major new releases, catalogue films and television collections hitting shelves and/or VOD beginning Tuesday, December 6, 2016.

We’ve got two exclusive clips for you this week. In the top player below, you can a behind-the-scenes look at Jason Bourne‘s motorcycle sequence. The franchise sequel comes home December 6 both by itself and as part of the five film Bourne: The Ultimate Collection. Just beneath that, you can watch a blooper reel from OWN’s drama series Greenleaf featuring stars Keith David, Lynn Whitfield, and Merle Dandridge. All 13 first-season episodes of the show are now available in a complete season set.

Other recent big screen hits debuting on Blu-ray and DVD December 6 include Illumination and Universal Pictures’ hit family film The Secret Life of Pets, Mike Birbiglia’s clever comedy drama Don’t Think Twice, John Krasinski’s ensemble family drama The Hollars, Justin Tipping’s adventure Kicks, the WWE original actioner Eliminators. Ben Bowman’s Knucklehead, meanwhile, debuts on DVD only.

The Crackle feature film Dead Rising: Endgame (the follow-up to Watchtower) also hits December 6, as does Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s re-release of Mad Max: Fury Road in George Miller’s preferred “Black and Chrome” version (the disc includes the regular version, too). Also getting a Blu-ray re-release December 6 is John McNaughton’s X-rated horror tale Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer, starring Michael Rooker. The film gets a 4K transfer in honor of its 30th Anniversary.

Flicker Alley, then, has a rare treat for cinephiles this week with the first ever home release of the 1927 drama Children of Divorce. Starring Clara Bow, the Frank Lloyd feature also marks one of the very first credited appearances of a young Gary Cooper.

The Criterion Collection this week debuts both multimedia artist Laurie Anderson’s meditation on life, love and human existence Heart of a Dog and upgrades to Blu-ray Luis Buñuel’s 1962 surrealist comedy drama The Exterminating Angel.

Don Coscarelli’s 1979 Phantasm gets a new special edition blu-ray while the recent franchise sequel Phantasm: Ravager also comes home.

Scream Factory is releasing the recent voodoo slasher The Devil’s Dolls, while the Shout! Select line adds two Bruce Lee martial arts classics: The Chinese Connection and Fists of Fury.

Small screen releases coming home December 6 include the first seasons of MTV’s The Shannara Chronicles, VH1’s Scream Queens and Disney XD’s LEGO Star Wars: The Freemaker Adventures. There’s also the second season of CBS’ Zoo, the fourth and final season of The CW’s Beauty and the Beast, and the complete series of CBS’ political satire BrainDead. Rounding off this week’s TV titles is the fourteenth season of FOX’s Family Guy and a volume one collection of Disney Channel’s Elena of Avalor.

Debuting on Digital HD December 6 are three recent big screen releases. Look for Antoine Fuqua’s ensemble western remake The Magnificent Seven, Clint Eastwood’s dramatic biopic Sully, and Nicholas Stoller‘s animated family adventure Storks.

You can check out cover art for all the December 6 releases in the gallery viewer below alongside a listing of each release’s special features (where applicable).