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Rewind: Jennifer Aniston is good for a 'Switch'

Jason Bateman and Thomas Robinson in "The Switch"

Jason Bateman and Thomas Robinson in "The Switch" Credit: Handout

‘The Switch’
"The Switch" pulls off a spectacular trick: featuring Jennifer Aniston and still being worth watching. Of course, all the best scenes in this film — based on a short story by “The Virgin Suicides” author and Pulitzer Prize winner Jeffery Eugenides — are with Jason Bateman and Thomas Robinson, the young co-star who plays his son. The film’s premise is pretty simple: A fortysomething woman (Aniston) wants to get pregnant. She finds a donor she likes, but her best friend (Bateman) switches the sample and she gives birth to his son. The film’s a bit paint-by-numbers, but Bateman is great and his chemistry with Robinson is adorable and perfect. (DVD, $29.95; Blu-ray, $39.99)

‘The Fighter’
David O. Russell crafts a smart, heartfelt movie that’s more about family than it is about boxing. And, as you probably heard, it won a few Oscars. (DVD, 29.99; DVD/Blu-ray combo, $39.99)

‘WWE: The True Story of WrestleMania’
The best wrestling DVDs are the ones that mine the colorful and fascinating history of sports entertainment. This set digs into the federation’s biggest event, “WrestleMania” — which started at MSG in 1985 — with interviews and, of course, some great classic matches. (DVD, $29.93; Blu-ray, $39.95)

Sharktopus. Just say it out loud right there on the subway. It’s fun! Eric Roberts stars as a guy who creates a shark/octopus hybrid. That’s all you need to know. (DVD, $19.98; Blu-ray, $24.99)

This little indie flick about an awkward guy finding love certainly sounds familiar, but — and I can’t believe I’m saying this — Matthew Lillard shines in his best performance since “SLC Punk!” in 1998. (DVD, $27.98)

Matt Damon stars in director Clint Eastwood’s latest about folks dealing with death and the afterlife. (DVD, $28.98; Blu-ray, $35.99)

‘Sugar Boxx’
Fans of those 1970s-style women’s-prison grindhouse films might want to check out this homage, which even features Russ Meyer regular Kitten Natividad. (DVD, $24.98)

‘Who Do You Think You Are? — Season One’
The genealogical series investigating the ancestry of various celebrities is collected here. Featuring Matthew Broderick, Spike Lee and Susan Sarandon. (DVD, $39.99)

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