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Millionaire strikes it rich, no question.

Slumdog Millionaire (15) pounds 19.99 DEV PATEL, Freida Pinto, Anil Kapoor, Irrfan Khan and Madhur Mittal star in the tale of an 18-year-old who finds himself in the hot seat on India's version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? Miraculously, he knows the answer to each question and as he edges closer to the 20 million rupee final question, he stands on the brink of a momentous leap of faith that could drag him, and his friends out of the gutter.

Slumdog Millionaire is unquestionably one of the best films you will see all year. Extras include director, producer, actor and writer commentaries, deleted scenes, featurette and theatrical trailer.

The Wrestler (15) pounds 17.99.

MICKEY ROURKE plays veteran bruiser Randy "The Ram" Robinson struggling to keep up with the pace of low-paid exhibition matches.

After one gruelling bout, he suffers acute pain in his chest and is told that unless he rests up, his heart will give up entirely. However, the lure of the wrestling ring proves too great.

The Wrestler is a mesmerising account of one man's painful quest to realise his dreams at any cost.

Rourke is the beating heart of the picture, and is simply spellbinding.

Bonus features include Making Of featurette, interview with Mickey Rourke and theatrical trailer.

Primeval - The Complete Series Three (12) pounds 29.35.

BIG changes are afoot for Nick Cutter (Douglas Henshall) and the ARC team in the third series of ITV's popular Saturday night drama.

The three-disc box set includes all 10 episodes of monster-munching mayhem as Nick and his colleagues Abbey (Hannah Spearritt) and Connor (Andrew Lee Potts) continue to investigate the anomalies, with security forces captain Becker (Ben Mansfield) as their new bodyguard. Extras include Cutter featurette and competition winners featurette.

Battlestar Galactica - The Final Season (15) pounds 34.99.

THE identity of the 13th Cylon is revealed in the final 10 episodes of the Emmy award-winning sci-fi TV series.

Captain Lee "Apollo" Adama (Jamie Bamber), Admiral William Adama (Edward James Olmos) and President Laura Roslin (Mary McDonnell) urge calm and lead efforts to stabilize the fractured government.

Extras include featurettes, unrated versions of two episodes, deleted scenes, podcast commentaries on nine episodes, David Eick's video blogs and sneak peek at Caprica.

Benidorm - The Special (15) pounds 12.99.

JOHNNY Vegas and his cast-mates return to the glare of the Spanish sun for an action-paced, one-hour special episode of ITV's popular comedy, chronicling the misadventures of Brits in the sun-drenched resort. Bonus features include behind the scenes featurette and photo gallery.

Reggie Perrin (12) DVD pounds 19.56.

MARTIN Clunes headlines this modern-day re-imagining of the iconic British sitcom The Fall And Rise Of Reginald Perrin.

Alienated from his wife Nicola (Fay Ripley) and bored with his work, Reggie develops a crush on Jasmine Strauss (Lucy Liemann), the newlyappointed head of balms and lubricants whose presence at Groomtech has a profound effect on Reggie. Extras include writers and actor commentaries, cast interviews, out-takes and behind the scenes featurette..


FINAL ANSWER... Dev Patel and Freida Pinto star in one of the year's surprise movie hit. MONSTER HIT... Primeval has proved a success.
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