In a country in the grips of evil, in a police state where every move is being watched, in a world where justice and honor have been subverted, a group of men hidden inside the highest reaches of power decide to take action. Tom Cruise stars in the suspense film, "Valkyrie," based on the true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Cruise) and the daring and ingenious plot to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. Director Bryan Singer ("The Usual Suspects," "X-Men," "Superman Returns") re-teams with Academy Award®-winning "Usual Suspects" screenwriter Christopher McQuarrie to bring to life the story of the men who led the operation to assassinate Hitler. The film also stars an acclaimed cast including Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Carice van Houten, Thomas Kretschmann, Eddie Izzard, Christian Berkel and Terence Stamp.

‘Valkyrie’ Brings World War II Home on DVD and Blu-ray on May 19th

You can take home Tom Cruise and a stellar supporting cast of a true-story war movie this May. Valkyrie will be released on DVD and Blu-ray on May 19th. The film will be released in a barebones single-disc edition ($29.98 SRP), a two-disc special edition, with Digital Copy ($34.98 SRP) and a two-disc Blu-ray edition, also with Digital Copy ($39.99 SRP). We have no cover art as of yet, but we'll update this story as soon as we have the new images. The film stars Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh, Tom Wilkinson, Terrence Stamp, Bill Nighy and Eddie Izzard.

"Tom Cruise gives one of the best performances of his career" (Jeffrey Lyons, NBC/Reel Talk) in this action-packed film from the director of The Usual Suspects and X-Men. Based on the incredible true story of Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg (Cruise) and his ingenious assassination plot targeting Adolf Hitler, this engrossing thriller reenacts the daring operation to eliminate one of the most evil tyrants the world has ever known. Co-starring Kenneth Branagh, Bill Nighy, Tom Wilkinson, Terence Stamp and Eddie Izzard, Valkyrie delivers gripping suspense and pulse-pounding excitement from start to finish.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: Clint Eastwood Drives His ‘Gran Torino’ Into First Place with $29 Million

Box office competition will be fierce next week as My Bloody Valentine 3-D, Notorious, Paul Blart: Mall Cop, Hotel for Dogs, and Chandni Chowk to China all open against each other in wide release. Not to mention Defiance will be getting distributed to more theaters. My money is on the security guard.

Defiance was released January 16th, 2009.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Marley and Me’ Howls Up Another $24 Million for First Place

Next week will see a slight shake up on the box office top ten as Universal's latest thriller The Unborn finally gets birthed upon the nation.

The Tale of Despereaux was released December 19th, 2008.

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BOX OFFICE BEAT DOWN: ‘Marley and Me’ Barks Up $37 Million for 1st Place

For the first time this year, four brand new titles held court at the top of the weekend box office charts. All battled it out with only one true winner emerging for that top spot crown. 20th Century Fox's John Grogan adaptation Marley & Me, which stars Jennifer Aniston and Owen Wilson as a married couple that adopt the worst dog in the world, found its way into America's heart over the holiday weekend earning almost $10 million over its competitors with $37 million in first place. Since its Thursday debut, the film has pulled in $51.6 million, making it the last true hit of the year. And for those that have seen the film, don't rule out a sequel just yet. It is possible that another Grogan novel could find its way to the big screen sometime in the near future.

Next weekend will look a lot like this weekend on the box office charts, as the only new release will be Viggo Mortensen's euthanasia drama Good.

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Check Out the Final ‘Valkyrie’ Trailer Now!

With all the talk of how good this movie is or isn't going to be those waiting for its release now have the final Valkyrie right at their fingertips. Check out the last look at one of the most talked about films of the year.

The thriller is based on actual events, as German generals hatch a scheme to assassinate Adolph Hitler at the height of WWII.

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4 New ‘Valkyrie’ Images

United Artists has just provided us with four brand new photos from the upcoming Tom Cruise film, Valkyrie, which explodes into theaters on December 26. Click below to enlarge these images from the film.

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Brand New ‘Valkyrie’ Trailer Hits

After nearly a year of pushing its release date, Bryan Singer's World War II thriller Valkyrie starring Tom Cruise, Kenneth Branagh and Bill Nighy, is set to be released the day after Christmas by United Artists and MGM. Yahoo Movies has revealed the brand new trailer for the movie.

The film's Official Site has been revamped as well.

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‘Valkyrie’ Extras Seeking Legal Action After Accident

The road leading to Valkyrie's impending release has gotten bumpier yet again. According to Reuters, a group of 12 extras who are seeking $11 million in damages from United Artists, for injuries suffered on the set of Valkyrie.

"A new letter has been sent to Tom Cruise, (business partner) Paula Wagner and United Artists, in which we set out the facts of the case again and put a figure on the legal demands of our clients ... of $11 million," said lawyer Ariane Bluttner.

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