New Release: Middle Men DVD and Blu-ray

Middle Men movie scene with Luke WilsonAfter a limited run in theaters, comedy Middle Men was released on DVD and Blu-ray on Feb. 8, 2011, from Paramount Home Entertainment.

Inspired by a true story, the R-rated movie is set in 1995, when the world wide web was just beginning. The film stars Luke Wilson (Tenure) as a man whose idyllic life, with a beautiful family and successful career, is turned upside down when he gets involved with two troubled geniuses, Giovanni Ribisi (Avatar) and Gabriel Macht (The Spirit), who want advice about an Internet business. Wilson quickly finds himself surrounded by conmen and mobsters as he struggles with his conscience and becomes one of the wealthiest entrepreneurs of his time.

The cast also includes James Caan (The Godfather), Kevin Pollak (The Usual Suspects) and Kelsey Grammer (TV’s Frasier).

Variety magazine called the film “Boogie Nights meets Goodfellas.”

Priced at $19.99 on DVD and $29.99 on high-definition Blu-ray, Middle Men includes these special features:

  • deleted scenes
  • outtakes
  • and a slap montage.

Check out the film’s trailer:


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About S. Clark

Sam Clark is the former Managing Editor/Online Editor of Video Business magazine. With 19 years experience in journalism, 12 in the home entertainment industry, Sam has been hooked on movies on since she saw E.T. then stared into the sky waiting to meet her own friendly alien. Thanks to her husband’s shared love of movies, Sam reviews Blu-ray discs in a true home theater, with a 118-inch screen, projector and cushy recliners with cup holders.