‘Secret Garden’ Top New Digital Release; ‘The Secret,’ ‘Most Wanted’ and ‘Beckman’ Debut on Disc

Universal Pictures’ The Secret Garden tops the slate of new digital releases available Sept. 22, while new disc releases on that same date include Lionsgate’s The Secret: Dare to Dream, Paramount’s Most Wanted and Universal’s Beckman.

Also out Sept. 22: 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray editions of Stanley Kubrick’s classic war 1987 film Full Metal Jacket, from Warner Bros., and the 2014 jazz drama Whiplash, from Sony Pictures, along with Blu-ray Disc editions of The Masque of the Red Death and The Vincent Price Collection, both from Shout! Factory.

STX Films’ The Secret Garden is based on the 1911 fantasy novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett. Set in England in 1947, the film follows a young orphan girl (Dixie Egerickx) who, after being sent to live with her uncle (Colin Firth), discovers a magical garden on the grounds of his estate. The cast also includes Julie Walters, Isis Davis and Amir Wilson. The film will be released on DVD and Blu-ray Disc on Oct. 6.

The Secret: Dare to Dream, available on Blu-ray Disc and DVD a week after its digital release, is a drama based on the 2006 self-help book The Secret by Rhonda Byrne. The film stars Katie Holmes and Josh Lucas and was directed by Andy Tennant, from a screenplay by he wrote with Bekah Brunstetter and Rick Parks.

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Most Wanted, available Sept. 22 on Blu-ray Disc and through digital retailers, is based on a true story about an investigative journalist (Josh Hartnett) who unravels a twisted entrapment case in which Daniel (Antoine Olivier Pilon) is forced into a dangerous drug deal against his will and is sentenced to 100 years in a Thai prison.  The journalist must track down the shady undercover cops benefiting off the conspiracy, while also fighting for Daniel’s freedom.

And Beckman, a revenge thriller consumers can buy or rent on DVD or through digital retailers, focus on a gun for hire, Aaron Beckman (David A.R. White) who decides to give up his life of crime when his soul cries out for healing, peace, forgiveness and grace. However, his journey toward salvation is cut short when his daughter is kidnapped by a deranged cult leader, and he resorts to his old ways to seek revenge.

A complete list of new disc and digital releases, compiled each week by the Media Play News market research team, can be found here.

‘You Should Have Left,’ Three Other New Releases Debut on ‘Watched at Home’ Chart

The DVD and digital release of You Should Have Left sent the psychological thriller from Universal Pictures Home Entertainment soaring up the weekly “Watched at Home” chart to debut at No. 2.

The film, from Blumhouse Productions, stars Kevin Bacon and Amanda as a couple seeking a restful vacation in a remote home in the Welsh countryside. Their retreat soon turns into a terrifying nightmare when reality begins to unravel, dark episodes from the past resurface, and a sinister force in the house refuses to let them leave.

Another Universal-distributed film, DreamWorks Animation’s Trolls World Tour, remained in the top spot on the chart for the week ended Aug. 1. It’s the animated sequel’s fifth consecutive week at No. 1 on the “Watched at Home” chart, which tracks transactional video activity compiled from studio and retailer data through DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group.

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Scoob!, which debuted at No. 2 the previous week in the wake of its release on Blu-ray Disc, 4K Ultra HD and DVD, slipped to No. 7. Scoob! was available for streaming on the new HBO Max SVOD service prior to its release on physical media.

Paramount’s three seasons of “Yellowstone” again rounded out the top five, in the same spots as the prior week: season one at No. 3, season three at No. 4, and season two at No. 5.

Aside from You Should Have Left, three other new films, all released through digital retailers only, entered the “Watched at Home” top 20 the week ended Aug. 1. The Rental, an IFC Films drama about two couples on an unnerving weekend getaway, debuted at No. 8. Most Wanted, a Paramount Home Entertainment crime drama starring Josh Hartnett as an investigative reporter probing a heroin bust orchestrated by dirty cops to frame an innocent man, bowed at No. 10. And Warner’s Deep Blue Sea 3, a shark tale starring Tania Raymonde (“Lost,” “Goliath”) entered the “Watched at Home” chart at No. 11.

  1. Trolls World Tour (Universal/DreamWorks)
  2. You Should Have Left (Universal)
  3. Yellowstone: Season 1 (Paramount)
  4. Yellowstone: Season 3 (Paramount)
  5. Yellowstone: Season 2 (Paramount)
  6. The Outpost (Screen Media)
  7. Scoob! (Warner Bros.)
  8. The Rental (IFC Films)
  9. Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount)
  10. Most Wanted (Paramount, 2020)
  11. Deep Blue Sea 3 (Warner)
  12. The High Note (Universal)
  13. Jumanji: The Next Level (Sony)
  14. Force of Nature (Lionsgate, 2020)
  15. Bloodshot (Sony)
  16. Harry Potter: The Complete 8-Film Collection (Warner)
  17. The Invisible Man (Universal)
  18. Fantasy Island (Sony, 2020)
  19. Bad Boys for Life (Sony)
  20. Birds of Prey (Warner)

 

Source: DEG: The Digital Entertainment Group
Includes U.S. digital sales, digital rentals, and DVD, Blu-ray Disc and 4K Ultra HD sales for the week ended Aug. 1.