Film DVD round-up: The Muppets, J Edgar, Safe House, Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close and Man on a Ledge

The biggest and best releases of the week reviewed and rated by our team

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The Muppets (Cert: U)
4 stars

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The funky felt friends reunite to save a studio from greedy tycoon

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: The DVD contains a blooper reel, while the Blu-ray adds deleted scenes, featurettes and spoof trailers

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J Edgar (Cert: 15)
3 stars

Leonardo DiCaprio plays the controversial FBI chief in Clint Eastwood’s biopic

Formats: DVD and Triple Play (Blu-ray, DVD and digital download)

Extras: The Blu-ray contains a featurette about the making of the film, which is also included in a shortened version on the DVD release

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Safe House (Cert: 15)
3 stars

CIA man Ryan Reynolds and traitorous Denzel Washington are forced to go on the run

Formats: DVD and Triple Play (Blu-ray, DVD and digital download)

Extras: The DVD includes a look at the film’s action sequences, while the Blu-ray also boasts six more featurettes

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Extremely Loud & Incredibly Close (Cert: 12)
3 stars

The events of 9/11 haunt a young boy in this drama starring Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock

Formats: DVD and Triple Play (Blu-ray, DVD and digital download)

Extras: The DVD looks at the casting of Thomas Horn as the boy, while the Blu-ray also adds three more featurettes about the production

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Man on a Ledge (Cert: 12)
2 stars

Sam Worthington acts as decoy for a diamond heist in this vertiginous thriller

Formats: DVD and Blu-ray

Extras: A making-of featurette, plus the theatrical trailer with optional commentary from star Elizabeth Banks

Read our review for Man on a Ledge