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Isabelle Fuhrman stars as Esther in "Orphan."

The following DVDs will be released Tuesday, unless otherwise specified:

"Battlestar Galactica: The Plan" (Universal, $26.98) — Science-fiction thriller based on the pay-cable television series.

Not rated, probable R (violence, profanity, brief nudity)

"Chanel, Chanel" (Arthouse Musik, $24.99) — Documentary feature about Parisian fashion designer Coco Chanel. With English subtitles.

Not rated, probable PG (profanity, vulgarity)

"Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs" (Fox, $29.98) — ★★½ — The third installment is considerably less fresh than the original, 2002 hit.

Special features: Two-disc "Scrat Pack" ($34.95) features additional animated shorts; two-disc edition ($39.99) features both Blu-ray and standard DVD versions; digital copy for home-electronics devices, behind-the-scenes mini-documentary.

PG (violence, vulgarity, slurs, brief drugs)

"Into Temptation" (First Look, $24.98) — Drama starring Kristin Chenoweth as a suicidal prostitute. Jeremy Sisto co-stars.

R (profanity, sex)

"Monty Python: The Other British Invasion" (A&E, $19.95) — Television documentary examining the career of the beloved British comedy troupe.

Special features: Second disc features rarely-seen early performance footage and additional interviews.

Not rated, probable R (vulgarity, profanity, violence)

"Nothing Like the Holidays" (Anchor Bay, $29.98) — ★★½ —This comedy-drama has its soapish machinations, but it features a great cast of mostly Hispanic and Latino actors.

PG-13 (vulgarity, profanity, slurs, brief drugs, violence)

"Orphan" (Warner, $28.98) — ★★ — A parental nightmare painted in standard horror strokes.

R (violence, sex, profanity) — Roger Moore, The Orlando Sentinel

"Stan Helsing" (Anchor Bay, $29.97) — Horror movie spoof from the makers of the "Scary Movie" series. Leslie Nielsen stars.

R (vulgarity, sex, violence, drugs, profanity)

"Tinker Bell and the Lost Treasure" (Disney, $29.99) — Direct-to-DVD animated feature, starring Mae Whitman as the voice of the title character.

Special features: Two-disc edition ($39.99) features both Blu-ray and standard DVD versions; digital copy for home-electronics devices, behind-the-scenes mini-documentary, music video.

G (nothing offensive)

"Whatever Works" (Sony, $27.96) — ★½ —Woody Allen's latest is an acidic, patronizing and painfully unfunny comedy. Larry David stars.

PG-13 (vulgarity, slurs, drugs, nude photos, profanity, brief sex, violence)

Some upcoming DVD releases include:


Nov. 3: "Aliens in the Attic" — Fox; "Food, Inc." — Magnolia; "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" — Paramount; "I Love You, Beth Cooper" — Fox ; "Not Forgotten" — Anchor Bay; "The Taking of Pelham 123" — Sony

Nov. 10: "Spread" — Anchor Bay; "The Ugly Truth" — Sony; "Up" — Disney Pixar

Nov. 17: "Bruno" — Universal; "My Sister's Keeper" — Warner; "The Open Road" — Anchor Bay; "Star Trek" — Paramount

Nov. 24: "Angels & Demons" — Sony; "Four Christmases" — Warner; "Shorts" — Warner


Dec. 1: "Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian" — Fox; "Paper Heart" — Anchor Bay

Dec. 8: "The Cove" — Lionsgate; "Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince" — Warner; "Julie & Julia" — Sony; "Public Enemies" — Universal

Dec. 15: "G-Force" — Disney

Dec. 22: "(500) Days of Summer" — Fox

Dec. 29: "District 9" — Sony