These are some of the notable releases for April 1, 2014 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD.
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These are some of the notable releases for April 1, 2014 in Region 1 (North America) coming to retail on Blu-Ray and/or DVD:
Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (PG-13/Unrated/R, Paramount, DVD & Blu-Ray) – The sequel to the popular Will Ferrell comedy brings the over-the-top characters of the original in the world of 24 hour cable news. Also starring Christina Applegate, Steve Carrell and Paul Rudd, Anchorman 2 comes I three different versions. These include the theatrical release, a slightly longer unrated version, and what is described as a “super-sized r-rated version with 763 new jokes.”
The Pirate Fairy (Rated G, Disney, DVD & Blu-Ray) – An animated feature described as being “from the World of Peter Pan,” The Pirate Fairy focuses a fairy named Zarina who becomes the captain of a pirate ship. Tinker Bell leads a group to find Zarina and also encounter the future Captain Hook. The Pirate Fairy features the voice talents of Christina Hendricks, Mae Whitman, and Raven-Symone.
Dragonball Z: Season 3 (Blu-Ray Only, Funimation) – The third season of the popular anime series features the heroes of the series battling what could be their most powerful foe yet, Frieza. This box set includes all thirty-five episodes of Season 3 of the series, along with bonus interviews and trailers. Dragonball Z features the voice talents of Sean Schemmel and Christopher Sabat.
No Holds Barred (Rated PG-13, Image Entertainment, Blu-Ray Only) – Hulk Hogan plays Rip Taylor in the 1980s themed wrestling movie. When a competing wrestling group creates a no-rules league led by a former murderer, Hogan's character must put an end to the brutish wrestler known as Zeus once and for all. This Blu-Ray release also includes wrestling matches between Zeus and Hogan that took place during the 1980s as bonus features.
Power Rangers: Season 13-17 (Shout! Factory, DVD Only) – The final multi-season Power Rangers season set includes five modern television seasons of the long-running action franchise: S.P.D., Mystic Force, Operation Overdrive, Jungle Fury, and R.P.M. This makes for a total of 166 episodes! The box set also includes bonus commercials, documentaries and interviews.