New Release: Robin B Hood Blu-ray and other independent films

Robin B Hood movie scene with Jackie Chan

Robin B Hood

Vivendi Entertainment released the Jackie Chan movie import Robin B Hood on Blu-ray on Nov. 9, 2010.

In the 2006 Chinese action comedy film, Chan plays a compulsive gambler who turns to burglary to pay his debts. But when his friends try to score a big payout by kidnapping a baby, Chan finds himself in a new kind of mess and must overcome his phobia of diapers, milk bottles and cloying lullabies.

As well as starring in the movie, Chan was a co-writer.

The 134-minute foreign film had a theatrical release overseas, grossing $20 million worldwide.

The Blu-ray of Robin B Hood was priced at $19.97.

Vivendi also has a number of other independent and foreign films that came out on DVD and Blu-ray that month:

Nov. 9: Hallmark Channel original movie You Lucky Dog, about a woman who discovers that her hometown cattle ranching heritage has fallen on tough times and must find a way to save the community, her home and her dreams. The drama, starring Natasha Henstridge (TV’s Eli Stone) and Harry Hamlin (TV’s L.A. Law), was priced at $14.93 on DVD.

Nov. 16: Richard Gere (Days of Heaven) and Terrance Howard (Iron Man) starring movie The Hunting Party, telling the true story of journalists who try to track down a missing war criminal in Easter Europe. Blu-ray priced at $19.97.

Nov. 16: Action thriller The Tournament, which brings together international killers in a bloody contest to the death that happens every seven years for a cash prize of $10 million for the last man standing. Blu-ray for $19.97.

Nov. 30: Foreign action thriller Kill Zone, in which two veteran detectives rage war against a secret criminal empire. Blu-ray priced at $19.97.

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.