New Release: Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer DVD and Blu-ray

Release Date: Oct. 11, 2011
Price: DVD $19.99, Blu-ray/DVD Combo $24.99
Studio: 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment


Judy Moody and the Not Bummer SummerChildren’s movie Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer is based on the book series by Megan McDonald, who also co-wrote the screenplay for the film.

The family comedy follows the feisty Judy Moody (Jordana Beatty, TV’s All Saints) whose plans for the most superduper summer vacation ever are halted when her parents are called out of town and her BFFs are going away with their own families. Trapped at home with her brother Stink (Parris Mosteller, TV’s Worst Week) and under the watchful eye of Aunt Opal (Heather Graham, Son of Morning), Judy uses her imagination to take her summer out of snoresville for the adventure of a lifetime.

Rated PG, the movie was directed by John Schultz, who’s no stranger to family films. He also helmed Like Mike and Aliens in the Attic. Same with co-writer Kathy Waugh, whose credits include kids’ TV shows Curious George, Peep and the Big Wide World and Arthur.

Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer DVD box20th Century Fox included plenty of children-friendly special features on the DVD and Blu-ray. Here’s the list:

  • games
  • puzzles
  • activities
  • behind-the-scenes cast vignette
  • “10 Things You Didn’t Know About Judy Moody”
  • exclusive Camryn Summer music video
  • and a collectible Judy Moody Activity Book.

The Blu-ray, a Blu-ray/DVD combo pack, also offers a downloadable digital copy of the movie, playable on computers and portable devices.

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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.