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New DVDs: '17 Again,' 'I Love You, Man'

Hollywood Wrap with George Pennacchio
August 12, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
"High School Musical" favorite Zac Efron leaves behind his dancing shoes and embraces the comedy world in his latest movie. "17 Again" is just one new title on DVD shelves this week.Matthew Perry ("Friends") plays a discontented newly-separated father who magically gets a chance for a "do over" in a key part of his younger life. That's where Efron comes in, playing the same role, but as a 17-year-old high school senior.

The film allows Efron to show us his comedic side for the first time. The "17 Again" DVD has all sorts of extras, including 13 scenes not seen in the film's theatrical release.

"17 Again" is rated PG-13.

In "I Love You, Man," Paul Rudd ("Role Models") plays a guy who discovers he really doesn't have any guy friends. So how is he going to find a best man for his upcoming wedding?

He embarks on a series of guy-dates in order to find an instant pal who'll fit the bill. Jason Segal ("Forgetting Sarah Marshall") co-stars.

"I Love You, Man" is rated R.

"The Class" ("Entre les murs") follows a year in the life of a French schoolteacher who finds himself teaching at a high school in a tough Paris neighborhood. The film tackles themes including race, social problems and truth. It's a critically-acclaimed and much-honored movie based on a best-selling novel.

"The Class" is rated PG-13.

And from the TV world, in case you want to catch up on all the drama, season one of "90210" is now available.

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