10 Best DVD Releases In UK 2010

Tuesday, April 26 by Annette Smith

What were the ten best DVD releases in the UK in 2010? Care to venture a guess? The most popular releases in Britain differ from America’s top ten, although there are some overlaps. According to online sales and customer reviews, here are last year’s top ten DVD releases in Britain. How many movies did you guess correctly?

  1. “The Karate Kid.” “The Karate Kid” is a 2010 Chinese-American martial arts movie based on the 1984 film of the same name. The story centers on a young boy from Detroit who moves to China with his mother. There, he learns kung fu, taught to him by a master. Jaden Smith and Jackie Chan star in this award-nominated movie, which can be purchased on DVD for £19.99.
  2. “Alice In Wonderland.” “Alice In Wonderland” is an American fantasy film that features computer animation and live action. Spotlighting a teenage Alice and the magical world of her childhood, the film is inspired by English writer Lewis Carroll’s late-1800s novels. Mia Wasikowska stars in this Oscar-winning movie, which also features Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter. The DVD retails online for £19.99.
  3. “Remember Me.” “Remember Me” is a 2010 American romantic drama. The coming-of-age film centers on two young lovers–a boy whose parents separate after his brother’s suicide, and a girl who witnessed her mother’s murder. The winner of a Teen Choice award, this film stars Robert Pattinson and Emilie de Ravin. The DVD retails for £19.99.
  4. “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice.” “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” is a 2010 fantasy-adventure movie about an everyday guy recruited by a master sorcerer to defend New York City from a villain. This award-nominated American movie stars Nicholas Cage, Jay Baruchel, and Alfred Molina. Customers can purchase this DVD online for £15.99.
  5. “Green Zone.” “Green Zone” is a 2010 American war thriller starring Matt Damon. The film was inspired by a 2006 nonfiction book by a journalist who documented life in the Green Zone, Baghdad–a center of international presence in the Iraqi city. In addition to Damon, this award-nominated movie features Jason Isaacs and Greg Kinnear. It retails online for £19.99.
  6. “How To Train Your Dragon.” “How To Train Your Dragon” is a 2010 American computer-animated fantasy movie. The film’s focus is a young Viking who wants to fight dragons, until he becomes the friend of a young dragon. This Oscar-nominated film features the voice talents of Jay Baruchel, Gerard Butler, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse. The DVD’s retail price is £19.99 .
  7. “Inception.” “Inception” is a 2010 American science-fiction movie starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Ellen Page. A winner of four Academy Awards, the film looks at a world where technology allows people to enter someone’s mind through dream invasion. Purchase this Oscar-winner online for £22.99.
  8. “Despicable Me.” “Despicable Me” is a 2010 American computer-animated film. The story centers on a villain who uses three orphan girls as pawns in a criminal scheme, only to be changed by their innocent love. Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, and others provide their voice talents to the film, which sells online for £19.99.
  9. “Kick-Ass.” “Kick-Ass” is a 2010 United Kingdom-United States is a 2010 superhero movie based on a Marvel comic book of the same name. The book centers on high school student and comic book fan, although he has no special powers or training. The award-winning movie stars Aaron Johnson, Nicholas Cage, and Chloe Moretz. The DVD retails for £19.99.
  10. “Knight And Day.” “Knight And Day” is a 2010 romantic action comedy starring Cameron Diaz and Tom Cruise The American film follows the adventures of a secret agent on the run and a woman traveler who restores classic cars. Through their globetrotting escapades, they realize they can only count on each other. The DVD sells online for £19.99.
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