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New DVD releases include ‘Pineapple Express'

New on dvd

‘Pineapple Express'

Seth Rogen and James Franco take the high road as potheads on the lam in this action comedy hit. Rogen's a stoner who witnesses a murder and winds up running from a crime gang that targets him and his clueless marijuana dealer (Franco). The movie is available in single-disc and two-disc DVD releases and on Blu-ray, with extended and alternate footage, a making-of segment and commentary with producer Judd Apatow and Rogen, who also co-wrote the screenplay. The two-disc DVD set and Blu-ray disc have the R-rated theatrical release and an unrated extended version, along with a digital copy of the movie for portable video players. Other extras on the Blu-ray and two-disc DVD set include deleted scenes and about a dozen behind-the-scenes segments. Single-disc DVD, $28.96; two-disc DVD set, $34.95; Blu-ray, $39.95. (Sony)

‘Righteous Kill'

Heat adversaries Robert De Niro and Al Pacino reunite, this time on the same side of the law as veteran New York City police detectives tracking a vigilante serial killer whose methods force the cops to re-examine a case they thought they'd solved years earlier. The DVD and two-disc Blu-ray set have two background featurettes and commentary with director Jon Avnet. The Blu-ray release also comes with a digital copy of the movie. DVD, $29.98; Blu-ray, $39.98. (Anchor Bay)

‘Babylon A.D.'

Humanity's future isn't pretty in this post-apocalyptic thriller starring Vin Diesel and Michelle Yeoh. Diesel plays a mercenary battling his way from Europe to New York City as he smuggles a mystery woman at the center of an Earth- shattering secret. Single-disc and two-disc DVD versions and the Blu-ray release feature a handful of behind-the-scenes segments. The two-disc DVD set and Blu-ray have extra segments on stunts and chase sequences, plus a digital copy of the movie. Single-disc DVD, $29.98; two-disc DVD set, $34.98; Blu-ray, $39.99. (20th Century Fox)

Also: Bangkok Dangerous, Disaster Movie.

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‘Battlestar Galactica: Season 4.0'

The remnants of humanity find more enemy Cylons in their midst and forge an uneasy alliance with their foes as they continue their search for mythical Earth. With the final run of the sci-fi series ready to air, the first 10 episodes from the fourth season arrive in a four-disc set, along with deleted scenes, commentary and cast interviews. $49.98. (Universal)

‘The Tudors: The Complete Second Season'

King Henry VIII (Jonathan Rhys Meyers) divorces one wife, beheads another, takes on a third and is excommunicated by the pope (Peter O'Toole) in his continuing quest for a male heir. A four-disc set features year two's 10 episodes, along with segments on the Tower of London and Henry's descendants. $42.99. (Paramount)

Also: The Waltons: The Complete Eighth Season, Mannix: The Second Season.

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