10 Best 2007 DVD Releases

Monday, November 22 by Annette Smith

The ten best 2007 DVD releases include films from various movie genre. Our “ten best” list features drama, comedy, action, adventure, animation, and even a subtitled foreign film. Most video stores stock these 2007 DVD releases, with rental fees starting at $2.99. Several major home entertainment retailers offer these movies for purchase online.

  1. “Casino Royale.” The most popular 2007 DVD release is the 2006 film, “Casino Royale.” Starring English actor Daniel Craig as James Bond, the film is set at the beginning of Bond’s career as Agent 007.
  2. “Borat.” Another popular 2007 release is “Borat: Cultural Learnings Of America For Make Benefit Glorious Nation Of Kazakhstan”–known simply as “Borat.” The 2006 comedy film is a mock documentary starring English comedian Sacha Baron Cohen.
  3. “The Departed.” “The Departed” is a 2006 American crime film inspired by a 2002 Hong Kong film, “Infernal Affairs.” Martin Scorsese directs an all-star cast that includes Leonardo DiCaprio, Matt Damon, Jack Nicholson, and Mark Wahlburg.
  4. “300.” “300” is a 2007 action film based on a graphic novel recounting the Battle of Thermopylae. Scottish actor Gerard Butler stars as King Leonidas, who leads 300 Spartans into battle against Persia.
  5. “The Queen.” “The Queen” was the most critically-acclaimed film of 2006. The British-French drama stars English actress Helen Mirren as Queen Elizabeth II. Consider this 2007 DVD release if you want to watch a fictional account of the events following Princess Diana’s death in 1997.
  6. “Little Miss Sunshine.” “Little Miss Sunshine” is a road movie about a family’s road trip to a little girl’s beauty pageant. The 2006 comedy-drama stars American actors Greg Kinnear and Steve Carell, and Australian actress Toni Collette.
  7. “Babel.” “Babel” is a 2006 international drama. The international cast that includes American actor Brad Pitt and Australian actress Cate Blanchett. This 2007 DVD release focuses on four different, but related, sets of characters and situations presented out-of-sequence.
  8. “Flags Of Our Fathers.” “Flags Of Our Fathers” is a 2006 war film directed by Clint Eastwood. Based on a nonfiction book by James Bradley and Ron Powers, the film recounts the Battle of Iwo Jima–and the five Marines and the Navy Corpsman involved in raising the flag.
  9. “Ratatouille.” “Ratatouille” is the only animated movie on our list of top 2007 DVD releases. The computer-animated film from Walt Disney/Pixar features the voice talents of American comedian Patton Oswalt and English actor Ian Holm.
  10. “Pan’s Labyrinth.” Last on our list of best 2007 DVD releases is “Pan’s Labyrinth.” The 2006 Spanish-language fantasy film is set in 1944, five years after the Spanish Civil War. Starring Ivana Baquero as Ofelia, it interweaves the real world with a fantasy world, focusing on a dense labyrinth and a mysterious faun creature, with which Ofelia interacts.
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