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Video Verdict: ‘Jack Reacher,’ ‘Mama,’ ‘Safe Haven’

Tom Cruise plays the title character in the thriller “Jack Reacher.” The film is based on the Lee Child novel “One Shot.”

Tom Cruise plays the title character in the thriller “Jack Reacher.” The film is based on the Lee Child novel “One Shot.”

This week’s home video releases cover a lot of territory ranging from action to romance. They also sport several big name stars, the most noteworthy being Jessica Chastain and Tom Cruise.

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Video Verdict: ‘Battleship,’ ‘The Lucky One,’ ‘Once Upon a Time,’ ‘Think Like a Man,’ ‘The Pirates! Band of Misfits’

Taylor Schilling, left, and Zac Efron star in “The Lucky One,” a romantic drama based on the novel by Nicholas Sparks.

It’s a busy week on home video, with new releases ranging from a full-bore science-fiction spectacle to an intimate relationship drama.

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Video Verdict: ‘The Road,’ ‘Dear John’

Channing Tatum, left, and Amanda Seyfried share a tender moment in the romantic drama “Dear John.”

This week’s major home video releases are distinctly different in subject matter, but both were adapted from popular novels.

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