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Video Verdict: Reviews of ‘Jersey Boys,’ ‘How to Train Your Dragon 2′ and ‘Tammy’

John Lloyd Young plays crooner Frankie Valli in the Clint Eastwood musical “Jersey Boys.”

John Lloyd Young plays crooner Frankie Valli in the Clint Eastwood musical “Jersey Boys.”

This week’s major home video releases include the sequel to a popular animated film, the latest comedy from Melissa McCarthy and a musical drama by director Clint Eastwood.

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Video Verdict: ‘Olympus Has Fallen,’ ‘The Big Wedding’

Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton star in “The Big Wedding.”

Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton star in “The Big Wedding.”

This week’s biggest home video releases have a lot of star power, but they are unfortunately light in more important areas.

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Video Verdict: ‘Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2,’ ‘Red Dawn,’ ‘Playing for Keeps,’ ‘Wreck-It Ralph’

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”

Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart star in “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by the final installment of the popular “Twilight” franchise.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Master,’ ‘Chasing Mavericks’

Joaquin Phoenix, left, and Philip Seymour Hoffman star in “The Master,” the latest film from director Paul Thomas Anderson.

Joaquin Phoenix, left, and Philip Seymour Hoffman star in “The Master,” the latest film from director Paul Thomas Anderson.

This week’s home video releases are anchored by the latest project from writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson, whose previous films include “There Will Be Blood,” “Punch-Drunk Love” and “Magnolia.”

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Video Verdict: ‘The Bounty Hunter,’ ‘Our Family Wedding,’ ‘Greenberg,’ ‘Chloe’

Jennifer Aniston and Gerard Butler star in the romantic-action comedy “The Bounty Hunter.”

This week’s home video releases are anchored by two indie dramas and two mainstream comedies, each featuring at least one major star.

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Video Verdict: ‘Law Abiding Citizen,’ ‘Coco Before Chanel’

Gerard Butler, right, and Jamie Foxx, left, star in "Law Abiding Citizen."

It’s a slow week for home video, as a revenge flick starring Gerard Butler and Jamie Foxx is the only big-budget movie making its way into rental stores.

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Video Verdict: ‘Invention of Lying,’ ‘Gamer,’ ‘Whiteout,’ ‘Pandorum’

Gerard Butler doesn’t like the fact that he’s being controlled by a teenage video game nerd in the science-fiction action movie “Gamer.”

Sadly, this week’s major home video releases are all second-tier, but the best of the batch is an offbeat comedy that has comedian Ricky Gervais’ fingerprints all over it.

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