2008

From Home Video

Events[edit]

  • February 29: Paramount announced the return to releasing HD titles on Blu-ray Disc after the releases of "Into the Wild" and "Things We Lost in the Fire."
  • March 18: Toshiba announced the discontinuation of the HD DVD format.
  • March 24: HIT Entertainment signed a new home video deal with Lionsgate Home Entertainment after its deal with 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment expired.
  • June 24: PeaceArch Home Entertainment and ContentFilm merged its DVD business.
  • August 4: ABC Studios secured a distribution deal with Lionsgate Home Entertainment for releases of older TV show titles.
  • October 1: Digiview Entertainment sued Warner Home Video over the use of DVD patents. As a result, Digiview Entertainment soon goes out of business.
  • October 15: Playboy Enterprises announced that they will stop offering mass market DVDs.
  • October 28: The last standalone JVC VHS-only player was produced.
  • October 31: The last major United States supplier of pre-recorded VHS tapes, Distribution Video Audio Inc. of Palm Harbor, Florida, shipped its final truckload to stores in America.
  • Watching television series on DVD became popular in Sweden.

VHS[edit]

TBD[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Eden at the End of the World National Geographic National Geographic 2008
Odzala: Islands in the Forest National Geographic National Geographic 2008

DVD[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
Dora the Explorer: Undercover Dora Nickelodeon Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment January 15, 2008

February[edit]

March[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
101 Dalmatians: Platinum Edition Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment March 4, 2008
April Fool's Day Sony Pictures Home Entertaijment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment March 25, 2008
Bee Movie DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment March 11, 2008
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes: Volume Three 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment March 11, 2008

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
Fantastic Four: World's Greatest Heroes: The Complete First Season 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 10, 2008
Meet the Spartans 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 3, 2008
Transformers Animated: Transform and Roll Out Hasbro Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment June 22, 2008

July[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
64 Zoo Lane PorchLight Home Entertainment PorchLight Home Entertainment July 29, 2008

August[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
Transformers Animated: Season One Hasbro Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment August 19, 2008

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Iron Man Marvel Studios Paramount Home Entertainment September 30, 2008
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Attack of the Lizard Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment September 9, 2008
Will & Grace: Season 8 Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment September 16, 2008

October[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
The Incredible Hulk Marvel Studios Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment October 21, 2008
Looney Tunes Golden Collection: Volume 6 Warner Home Video Warner Home Video Warner Home Video October 21, 2008
  • A four-disc set containing 75 cartoons in all (60 cartoons including 15 bonus cartoons).
Yo Gabba Gabba!: The Dancey Dance Bunch Nickelodeon Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment October 14, 2008

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
24: Redemption 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment November 25, 2008
George Carlin: It's Bad for Ya MPI Home Video MPI Media Group November 25, 2008
Kung Fu Panda DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment November 9, 2008
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Home Video Warner Home Video November 11, 2008
  • THX certified.
WALL·E Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment November 18, 2008

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Dark Knight Warner Home Video Warner Home Video December 9, 2008
The X-Files: I Want to Believe 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment December 2, 2008
Wanted Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment December 2, 2008

TBD[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
Playboy: 2009 Video Playmate Calendar Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy's All Natural Girls Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy Casting Calls New York Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy: Celebrity Photographers: Vol. 2 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy's Fresh Faces Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy: Great American Cybergirl Search Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy: Hot Shots Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy Naked Happy Girls: California Girls Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy's Sexiest Amateur Home Videos 2 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy's Sexiest Amateur Home Videos 3 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy's Sexiest Amateur Home Videos 4 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy: Totally Busted: Vol. 4 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy TV: All Nite Party Girls Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy TV: Around the World in 80 Babes Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy TV: Hot Babes Doing Stuff Naked Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008
Playboy TV: Night Calls Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2008

HD-DVD[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

Blu-ray Disc[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Bee Movie DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment May 20, 2008

June[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Meet the Spartans 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment June 3, 2008

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Iron Man Marvel Studios Paramount Home Entertainment September 30, 2008

October[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Incredible Hulk Marvel Studios Universal Studios Home Entertainment October 21, 2008

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
George Carlin: It's Bad for Ya MPI Home Video MPI Media Group November 25, 2008
Kung Fu Panda DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment November 9, 2008
Star Wars: The Clone Wars Warner Home Video Warner Home Video November 11, 2008
  • THX certified.
WALL·E Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment Buena Vista Home Entertainment November 18, 2008

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Dark Knight Warner Home Video Warner Home Video December 9, 2008
The X-Files: I Want to Believe 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment December 2, 2008
Wanted Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment December 2, 2008

UMD Video for PSP[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

July[edit]

August[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Prom Night Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment August 19, 2008

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]