2009

From Home Video

Events[edit]

  • February 9: Disney via Touchstone Pictures secured a deal with DreamWorks Pictures. As a result, Disney took over distribution for most future live-action DreamWorks films, including home video.
  • April 1: Viz Media secures a distribution deal with Warner Home Video.
  • May 18: Mill Creek Entertainment secured a deal with Stephen J. Cannell Productions to distribute its catalog on home video.
  • July 20: Mill Creek Entertainment had acquired the assets of the former BCI Eclipse.
  • August 10: The Jim Henson Company had secured a deal with Lionsgate to distribute titles on home video.
  • September: Genius Products was sold to Vivendi Entertainment.
  • October: Warner Home Video picks up distribution rights to Sesame Workshop's titles.
  • November 17: CBS Films had secured a deal with Sony Pictures Worldwide Acquisitions for home video titles and international distribution.
  • December:
    • After 12 years with Warner Home Video, Vivendi Entertainment picks up distribution rights to National Geographic's titles.
    • Kino International merged with Lorber HT Digital to form Kino Lorber.
  • December 17: The Blu-ray Disc Association announced the specifications for the new Blu-ray 3D.
  • December 21: Shout! Factory secures a deal with New Horizons to market and distribute titles.
  • December 31: The Walt Disney Company acquired Marvel Entertainment. As a result, Buena Vista Home Entertainment begins distributing home video rights to Marvel's titles.

DVD[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Disaster Movie Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment January 6, 2009

February[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment February 3, 2009
Zack and Miri Made a Porno The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment Genius Products February 3, 2009

March[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Punisher: War Zone Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment March 17, 2009
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Rise of the Supervillains Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment March 17, 2009
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Volume 3 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment March 17, 2009

April[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Volume 4 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment April 28, 2009

May[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
24: Season 7 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 19, 2009
Twilight Summit Entertainment Universal Pictures Home Entertainment May 5, 2009

June[edit]

July[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Dragonball Evolution 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment July 28, 2009
The Spectacular Spider-Man: The Complete First Season Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment July 28, 2009

August[edit]

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Monsters vs. Aliens DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment September 29, 2009
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 2009

October[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Iron Man: Armored Adventures: Volume 1 Genius Entertainment Genius Entertainment October 20, 2009

November[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
The Spectacular Spider-Man: Volume 5 Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment November 17, 2009

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Inglourious Basterds Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment December 15, 2009

TBD[edit]

Title Label Marketer Distributor Released Note(s)
The Kidsongs Television Show: It's Circus Day TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment 2009
The Kidsongs Television Show: Learning a Lesson TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment 2009
The Kidsongs Television Show: Let's Make Music TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment 2009
The Kidsongs Television Show: Practice Makes Perfect TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment 2009
The Kidsongs Television Show: We're Dancing Now TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment TUTM Entertainment 2009
Playboy's Busty Babes Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2009
Playboy's Fresh Faces 2 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2009
Playboy: Foursome: Season 2 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2009
Playboy Naked Happy Girls: San Francisco Treats Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2009
Playboy: Women of Playboy 2 Playboy Home Entertainment Playboy Home Entertainment Image Entertainment 2009

Blu-ray Disc[edit]

January[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Disaster Movie Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment January 6, 2009

February[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Rent: Filmed Live on Broadway Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment February 3, 2009
Zack and Miri Made a Porno The Weinstein Company Home Entertainment Genius Products February 3, 2009

March[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Punisher: War Zone Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment March 17, 2009

April[edit]

May[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
24: Season 7 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment May 19, 2009
Terminator 2: Judgment Day: Skynet Edition Lionsgate Home Entertainment Lionsgate Home Entertainment May 19, 2009
  • THX certified.
Twilight Summit Entertainment Universal Pictures Home Entertainment May 5, 2009

June[edit]

July[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Dragonball Evolution 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment July 28, 2009

August[edit]

September[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Monsters vs. Aliens DreamWorks Animation Home Entertainment Paramount Home Entertainment September 29, 2009
X-Men Origins: Wolverine 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment September 15, 2009

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Inglourious Basterds Universal Studios Home Entertainment Universal Studios Home Entertainment December 15, 2009

UMD Video for PSP[edit]

January[edit]

February[edit]

March[edit]

April[edit]

May[edit]

June[edit]

Title Label Distributor Released Note(s)
Fired Up! Sony Pictures Home Entertainment Sony Pictures Home Entertainment June 9, 2009

July[edit]

August[edit]

September[edit]

October[edit]

November[edit]

December[edit]