The Movie Waffler 33 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (July 20th) | The Movie Waffler

Sponsor

33 New Movies Coming to UK Home Entertainment Next Week (July 20th)

the assistant
Our guide to the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week (w/c July 20th).


Many cinemas across the UK and Ireland have now reopened, but there's a distinct lack of new releases on the big screen next week. As such, you'll likely be looking to your living room for your cinematic thrills, so here's our roundup of the new movies hitting UK Home Entertainment platforms next week.

Thanks to Strike Media for their help in compiling the schedule. All titles available from July 20th 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: VOD (DVD August 3rd).



7 Days to Vegas
Celebrities and eccentric power players start making huge bets on anything and bet millions that Duke can't walk from LA to Vegas in seven days.
Format: VOD



Back Roads
Alex Pettyfer directs and stars in this US drama based on the novel by Tawni O'Dell. When his mother, Bonnie (Juliette Lewis), is sent to jail for the murder of his abusive father, Harley Altmyer (Pettyfer) is forced to abandon his plans to go to college and stay in Western Pennsylvania to care for his three younger sisters. Working the night shift at the local grocery store to make ends meet, Harley meets married mother of two Callie Mercer (Jennifer Morrison), with whom he begins an affair that sends his life spiralling out of control.
Format: VOD/DVD



Survive the Night
Screen legend Bruce Willis drives the action in this gripping home-invasion thriller. After two brothers commit a robbery that goes wrong, one of them, Mathias, is mortally wounded, forcing sibling Jamie to stalk a trauma doctor named Rich from the hospital to his home. While holding Rich’s wife and daughter hostage, Jamie forces Rich to operate on Mathias. For the family to survive the night, Rich must team up with his estranged tough-as-nails father, retired sheriff Frank (Willis), in order to gain the upper hand and turn the tables on the criminals.
Format: Digital



Mine 9
Two miles into the earth, nine Appalachian miners struggle to survive after a methane explosion leaves them with one hour of oxygen.
Format: DVD



Black Fly
A troubled teenager and his older brother reconnect, setting off a powder keg of buried secrets, paranoia and murder. Inspired by true events.
Format: Digital



Point Defiance
A bachelor's beautiful, isolated home becomes a hostile prison when his troubled brother returns from military duty in Afghanistan, forcing them to unearth their violent past before another dark secret is buried.
Format: Digital



Debunkers, Inc
High school detectives start a business to solve murder mysteries.
Format: Digital


The Assistant

The Assistant
A quietly unnerving feature which is the first to address the #MeToo issue: Jane, a recent college graduate and aspiring film producer, just landed her dream job as a junior assistant to a powerful entertainment mogul. Her day is much like any other assistant - making coffee, ordering lunch, arranging travel accommodations and taking phone messages. But as Jane follows her daily routine, she grows increasingly aware of the abuse that insidiously colours every aspect of her workday, an accumulation of degradations against which she decides to take a stand.
Format: DVD



Supergrid
In a future where a plague has infected much of the population, two brothers are tasked with traveling to Canada to retrieve a mysterious package.
Format: Digital


Think Like a Dog

Think Like a Dog
12-year-old whizz-kid Oliver is a tech prodigy who accidentally creates a telepathic connection between him and his furry best friend Henry when his middle school science fair experiment goes awry. The new bond brings Oliver and Henry even closer together, as they join forces to solve problems at school and begin to rekindle his parents' (Josh Duhamel, Megan Fox) marriage, with hilarious consequences. But when a cyber-businessman (Kunal Nayyar) arrives on the scene who will stop at nothing to get hold of the breakthrough technology, Oliver and Henry are going to need the help of a crack team of adorable pooches to save the day…
Format: DVD/VOD



Alien Outbreak
A small rural community is quarantined by an alien presence. Local police officers Zoe and Patrick battle through the night to take control as they become cut off from the outside world. Residents begin to behave strangely and mass panic spreads throughout. With the help of others, Zoe and Patrick begin unravelling the mystery and soon discover it is not all as it seems. Can they save their community before it's too late?
Format: Digital/DVD



The Fanatic
Moose (John Travolta) is a rabid movie fan who is obsessed with his favourite horror/action hero, Hunter Dunbar (Devon Sawa). When he is cheated out of his opportunity to finally meet Hunter, Moose gets help from his friend Leah (Aria Golja), a well-connected paparazzi photographer, who knows how to find celebrity homes. Moose turns to stalking to get the fan-to-star interaction he feels he deserves, and while harmless at first, Moose's actions begin to take a dark turn as his obsession grows stronger and Dunbar continues to rebuff him. As the visits escalate, Dunbar finds himself in increasing danger.
Format: DVD



American Fighter
American action drama starring Sean Patrick Flanery and Tommy Flanagan. Iranian teenager Ali Jahani (George Kosturos) settles in America where he attends high school. However, when his parents become embroiled in a diplomatic conflict, Ali needs to raise more money than he can afford to ensure their safe passage from Tehran. In order to raise the money Ali becomes involved in underground fighting where he is introduced to merciless promotor McClellan (Flanagan) by his classmate Ryan (Bryan Craig). Will Ali prove himself capable of surviving this hostile environment and earning the money he needs?
Format: Digital


Open 24 Hours

Open 24 Hours
American horror written and directed by Padraig Reynolds. Mary (Vanessa Grasse) is hoping for a fresh start following her spell in prison as a result of a violent altercation with her ex-boyfriend, James (Cole Vigue). At the insistence of her parole officer, Tom (Daniel O'Meara), Mary gets a job working the night shift at a remote gas station despite the fact she continues to struggle with paranoid delusions. As she begins her shift she becomes convinced that James has tracked her down and is intent on revenge, but will anyone believe her?
Format: Digital



Four Kids and It
Four Kids and It is a fun-filled family adventure based on Jacqueline Wilson's hugely popular children's book, 'Four Children and It'. Four kids embark on the ultimate journey to discover if a magical creature can really make all their wishes come true.
Format: Digital



Don't Let Them In
A home invasion horror movie in the vein of You're Next and The Purge, about a group of people under siege by masked intruders in an abandoned hotel.
Format: DVD



The Conquest of Siberia
A young officer, Ivan Demarin, is sent to the depths of Siberia. Here Ivan meets his first love and, together with his regiment, finds himself drawn into a conspiracy by local princes, who are hunting for Yarkand's gold.
Format: DVD



Moffie
Nicholas has long known he is different, that there is something shameful and unacceptable in him that must stay hidden, denied even. But South Africa's minority government are embroiled in conflict at the Angolan border and all white young men over 16 must serve two years of compulsory military service to defend the Apartheid regime and its culture of toxic racist machismo. The 'black danger' is the real and present threat; what is wrong with Nicholas and others like him can be rooted out, treated and cured like a cancer. But just when fear pushes Nicholas to accept unspeakable horrors in the hopes of staying invisible, a tender relationship with another recruit becomes as dangerous for them both as any enemy fire.
Format: DVD/blu-ray



Echoes of Fear
After inheriting her grandfather's house, a young woman must confront the mystery of his sudden death and the evil that hides inside.
Format: Digital



Tranquillo
Because of an appearing psychogenic Tinnitus a twenty-something youngster is forced to rethink his egoistic, urban lifestyle.
Format: Digital



The Portuguese Woman
His home is war. Her home is Portugal. Yet the young, newly married wife of Lord von Ketten is determined to make her husband's family abode, an inhospitable castle on a cliff in northern Italy, into her home.
Format: MUBI



Landless
An insight into the Brazilian Landless Workers Movement's everyday routine, which is divided up between tilling the land, political activism and talk of what a better future might look like.
Format: MUBI (July 21st)



The Good Girls
A well-to-do socialite and her husband must wrestle with the impact of Mexico's 1982 economic crisis.
Format: MUBI (July 23rd)


Alice

Alice
Happily married Alice’s (Emilie Piponnier) life is turned upside down when she discovers her husband (Martin Swabey) has spent all their money on prostitutes and they are now a year behind on their mortgage. In a last-ditch bid to support herself and her child, Alice becomes a high-end escort, which challenges her perceptions of life and love. At times bitterly funny but always brutally honest, the film traces Alice’s journey to her own kind of freedom.
Format: Digital (July 24th)


How to Build a Girl

How to Build a Girl
A teenager living with her working-class family on a council estate in Wolverhampton, England, grows up to become a popular but conflicted music journalist.
Format: Amazon Prime Video (July 24th)


Parasite: Black and White Edition

Parasite: Black and White Edition
After its extraordinary success in Cannes and at the Oscars, Golden Globes, BAFTAs, Independent Spirit Awards, and, we could go on, Bong Joon Ho’s brilliant Palme d’Or-winner returns in this special black-and-white version. The transfer was done by director Bong and offers the lustrous contrasts of monochrome.
Format: Curzon Home Cinema (July 24th)


The Traitor

The Traitor
Based on the true story of the Cosa Nostra in the early 1980s, the film begins as an all-out war rages between Sicilian mafia bosses over the heroin trade. Tommaso Buscetta, a made man, flees to hide out in Brazil. Back home, scores are being settled and Buscetta watches from afar as his sons and brother are killed in Palermo, knowing he may be next. Arrested and extradited to Italy by the Brazilian police, Buscetta makes a decision that will change everything for the Mafia: he decides to meet with Judge Giovanni Falcone and betray the eternal vow he made to the Cosa Nostra.
Format: Virtual Cinemas


Impetigore

Impetigore
After surviving a murder attempt in the city, Maya, a down-on-her-luck young woman, learns that she may inherit a house in her ancestral village. With her friend Dini, Maya returns to the village of her birth, unaware that the community there has been trying to locate and kill her to remove the curse that has plagued the village for years. As she begins to discover the complicated reality about her past, Maya finds herself in a fight for her life.
Format: Shudder (July 23rd)



Ofrenda a la torment
Amaia investigates several suspicious infant deaths and horrific rituals. Meanwhile, people around her risk grave danger. Part 3 in the Baztan Trilogy.
Format: Netflix (July 24th)


The Kissing Booth 2

The Kissing Booth 2
In this sequel, high school senior Elle juggles a long-distance relationship, college apps and a new friendship that could change everything.
Format: Netflix (July 24th)



One Way to Denmark
A bittersweet comedy about one man's pursuit of a dream no more ridiculous than the times we live in, One Way to Denmark sees a down-on-his-luck Welshman without a job or access to hot water, who makes a decision to change his life for the better. With nothing to lose, and everything to gain, he travels across Europe with one crazy goal: to get himself arrested and sent to a Danish prison where the beds are warm and the water is hot.
Format: Digital


Valley Girl

Valley Girl
Set to a new wave '80s soundtrack, a pair of young lovers from different backgrounds defy their parents and friends to stay together. A musical adaptation of the 1983 film.
Format: Digital (July 21st)