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home video

(1) Recording movies of the family with a video camera (see camcorder).

(2) Watching movies from all sources at home.

(3) An umbrella term for rentals and purchases of movies on DVD and Blu-ray discs. The term used to refer to prerecorded Betamax and VHS tapes, which had their heyday in the 1980s and 1990s. See home theater.
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While MGM has the largest home video library around, it has not been much of a player at the box office.
McGee's success is also recognized by filmmakers like Warrington Hudlin, whose 1994 HBO original series, Cosmic Slop, is now an HBO home video release.
Adult animation, from the potty-mouthed to the downright Dada, takes center stage on South Park: The Complete Third Season (Paramount Home Video, $49.
Warner Home Video has the most extensive film library of any studio with titles from the repertoires of Warner Bros.
Shamus said "We are thrilled to join forces with Warner Home Video on a worldwide home video distribution deal.
With operations in 90 international territories, Warner Home Video commands the largest distribution infrastructure in the global video marketplace.
Warner Home Video HD DVDs offer resolution six times higher than standard definition DVDs, as well as extraordinarily vibrant contrast and color and beautifully crisp sound.
Such promotion has become critical in order to drive first-week sales - the home video equivalent of a movie's opening weekend during its theatrical run - with up to 40 percent of all purchases of a title occurring right out of the gate.
of New York City announced today that they have entered into long-term agreements for the distribution and co-production and co-financing of multiple home video and videogame productions for the family, children and teen markets.
All of the Oscar nominees got a spike and the one for `Moulin Rouge' happened to be on home video,'' said Steve Feldstein, spokesman for 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment.
LAS VEGAS -- Kicking off 2007 with a bang, Warner Home Video (WHV) will continue to offer consumers a diverse choice of titles on Blu-ray Disc, including the critically acclaimed Martin Scorsese gangster drama The Departed on February 13.
Fueled by phenomenal DVD sales of ``Pearl Harbor'' and VHS sales of ``The Princess Diaries'' during the holiday season, Disney's Buena Vista Home Entertainment inched past Warner Home Video for the 2001 home video sales crown.