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19 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (August 3rd)

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Our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c August 3rd).


Be it physical media, subscription streaming or Digital downloads, here's our guide to the new releases hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week.

Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule. All titles available from August 3rd unless otherwise stated.



Disappearance at Clifton Hill

Disappearance at Clifton Hill
Following the death of her mother, Abby (Tuppence Middleton), a troubled young woman, returns to her hometown of Niagara Falls and the dilapidated motel her family used to run. She soon finds herself drawn back into a mystery that has haunted her since childhood. As Abby sets out to discover the truth, she must confront a local eccentric (David Cronenberg), convince her sister (Hannah Gross) and face her own demons.
Format: DVD



Perfect 10
An aspiring teen gymnast's world is turned upside down with the arrival of the half-brother she never knew she had.
Format: VOD August 7th, Digital August 11th



Peripheral
In this twisted cross between Ex Machina and Videodrome, a writer battles with the machine designed to help her.
Format: VOD



Echoes of Fear
Following the sudden death of her grandfather (Norman Zeller), Alisa (Trista Robinson) inherits his old house. Rather than keep the property, however, Alisa and her partner Brandon (Paul Chirico) decide to refurbish the place and then sell. As Alisa begins clearing up she stumbles across strange happenings and is convinced that there are evil spirits in the house.
Format: DVD


Infamous

Infamous
A reckless woman (Bella Thorne) and her new boyfriend become social media sensations when she streams their cross-country robberies online.
Format: VOD



The Number
Prison drama set in South Africa and directed by Khalo Matabane. Magadien Wentzel (Mothusi Magano) undergoes a radical transformation while serving time in prison when a new warden, Jacobs (Kevin Smith), encourages him to think about his wife and young son. However, Magadien's previous ties to the criminal activities within the prison are not so easy to break away from. When the other gang members, led by the enigmatic and fierce China Boy (Presley Chweneyagae), view Magadien's attempts at reform they see this as a betrayal and make his life a living hell.
Format: DVD


Papicha

Papicha
Algerian writer-director Mounia Meddour’s Papicha is set during the Algerian Civil War in the '90s, and follows an 18-year-old student who is passionate about fashion design and refuses to let the war keep her from experiencing a normal life.
Format: VOD August 7th



Behind the Line: Escape to Dunkirk
Occupied France, 1940. A Nazi Commander discovers one of his prisoners, Danny (Sam Gittins), is a champion boxer. He forces him to fight for his company's entertainment. But the POWs realise they can use these contests as cover for an audacious breakout, before they are sent to Germany, where escape will be almost impossible. Their fate and freedom may all come down to how long Danny can keep fighting.
Format: DVD August 3rd



Rise
Rise is a true story about a young nurse falsely accused of rape. Stripped of his career and his freedom, Will is forced to survive maximum security jail. The film centres on an unlikely friendship formed with Jimmy, a hardened armed robber, and the legal battle by a prominent lawyer who must compromise status and wage to prove his innocence.
Format: VOD/DVD



Solar Impact: The Destruction of London
Solar debris crashes down to Earth, causing widespread destruction and unleashing solar radiation around the world. As genetic mutations rapidly spread, a group of friends must fight to stay alive and escape the chaos.
Format: VOD/DVD


The Whistlers

The Whistlers
Not everything is as it seems for Cristi, a police inspector in Bucharest who plays both sides of the law. Embarking with the beautiful Gilda on a high-stakes heist, both will have to navigate the twists and turns of treachery and deception. A secret whistling language spoken on the Spanish island of La Gomera might just be what they need to pull it off.
Format: DVD



Work It
When Quinn Ackermann’s admission to the college of her dreams depends on her performance at a dance competition, she forms a ragtag group of dancers to take on the best squad in school...now she just needs to learn how to dance.
Format: Netflix August 7th


Berlin, Berlin

Berlin, Berlin
In this cinematic sequel to the hit TV series, Lolle has moved on from Sven and is about to marry her friend Hart – until Sven disrupts her plans.
Format: Netflix August 7th



Echo
A beautifully shot portrait of Iceland during Christmas season, resulting in a moving look at various aspects of the human condition.
Format: MUBI August 5th



Giraffe
A fiction film abundant with documentary influences, which sees the construction of a tunnel between Germany and Denmark as the backdrop for an unconventional love story.
Format: MUBI August 6th


La Llorona

La Llorona
Indignant retired general Enrique finally faces trial for the genocidal massacre of thousands of Mayans decades ago. As a horde of angry protestors threatens to invade their opulent home, the women of the house—his haughty wife, conflicted daughter, and precocious granddaughter—weigh their responsibility to shield the erratic, senile Enrique against the devastating truths being publicly revealed and the increasing sense that a wrathful supernatural force is targeting them for his crimes. Meanwhile, much of the family’s domestic staff flees, leaving only loyal housekeeper Valeriana until a mysterious young Indigenous maid arrives.
Format: Shudder August 6th


Dead Dicks

Dead Dicks
When Becky, a young nursing student, receives a series of panicked messages from her older brother Richie, she rushes over to check on him. Following a seemingly successful suicide attempt, Richie, who suffers from mental illness, is not only very much alive but also what appears to be his own dead body. When Becca gets to his apartment, they find several more dead versions of Richie and together, try to figure out how and why he keeps being reborn each time he takes his own life.
Format: Digital


Around the Sun

Around the Sun
Around The Sun is an indie romantic drama with a sci-fi twist.  It’s an intimate tale of love, reason and realising you’re not the centre of the universe. Bernard (Gethin Anthony), a film location scout, tours a repossessed and crumbling French ch√Ęteau. Over the course of an afternoon, he falls for both the place and its owner’s flirtatious representative, Maggie (Cara Theobold), who recounts the story of an influential popular-science book written and set there. But is their present-tense connection for real, or just a projection of the book’s 17th-century characters?
Format: VOD August 4th


Boyz in the Wood

Boyz in the Wood
Set deep in the Scottish Highlands, Boyz in the Wood is an anarchic cocktail of generational politics, hip-hop loving farmers, and hallucinogenic rabbit shites.
Format: Amazon Prime Video August 7th.