“Captain Marvel” and “Leprechaun Returns” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.

It’s amazing, at least in a hospital such as the one that serves as the setting for “Five Feet Apart,” how many fun and even romantic things there are to do in a hospital. The movie, which takes place almost entirely inside a hospital and follows the blossoming yet forbidden romance between two teens with cystic fibrosis, Stella (Haley Lu Richardson) and Will (Cole Sprouse), shows them meditating in a yoga room, hanging out by the pool, and viewing the city lights from the rooftop. If it wasn’t for the tubes up their noses and the fact that they have to remain a certain distance from each other at all times due to their disease, they could be mistaken for vacationers on a Club Med holiday.

But life for these teens, as well as for their mutual CF-inflicted friend Poe (Moises Arias), is not easy. The disease causes their lungs to fill up with mucus until they eventually drown in their own fluids. There are treatments to help, but the only real solution is a new pair of lungs—but even those only buy another five or so years of life before another transplant is needed.

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“The Man Who Killed Don Quixote” and “The Kid” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.

By now it is legend among “Batman” fans that when the villainous Joker first appeared in 1940 as Batman’s arch-nemesis, “Batman” creator Bob Kane based the visual on the main character in the 1928 silent film “The Man Who Laughs.” One look at Gwynplaine, the man alluded to in the title so expertly portrayed by actor Conrad Veidt, and the connection is immediate. The similarities, however, are only skin deep. Whereas Kane’s Joker is maniacal and murderous, Veidt’s Gwynplaine is a sweet, tortured soul and a decent man.

“The Man Who Laughs,” based on the novel of the same name by Victor Hugo and directed by Paul Leni, starts off with Gwynplaine as a young child, portrayed by Julius Molnar. The year is 1690 and his father, also played by Veidt, is a Lord who refuses to kiss the ring of King James II (Sam DeGrasse). For this indiscretion the corrupt king and the wicked jester Barkilphedro (Brandon Hurst) condemn the Lord to death in one of the most infamous of all medieval torture devices, the Iron Maiden. Before executing him, the king informs the Lord that a band of gypsies took his son and performed surgery on him to give the child a permanent smile for the rest of his life. Left orphaned and on his own, young Gwynplaine finds his way to the shelter of philosopher Ursus (Cesare Gravina), bringing along with him a young baby who he rescues from her dead mother. Oh, and also, the baby is blind. This is all in the first ten minutes of the movie. Sounds about right for a story based on a novel from the same man who wrote “Les Miserables” and “The Hunchback of Notre Dame.”

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“Isn’t It Romantic?” is also new to Blu-Ray this week.

Soft spoken, insecure Viking leader Hiccup (voice of Jay Baruchel) is back with his trusty black-colored night fury dragon Toothless at his side in “How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World.” As the movie opens, he raids a ship of dragon trappers with the purpose of setting the captured dragons free so they can live with him and the rest of the rescued dragons in his village. Far from a loner, he embarks on his mission with the help of faithful friends Snotlout (voice of Jonah Hill) and Fishlegs (voice Christopher Mintz-Plasse), as well as twin comrades Ruffnut (voice of Kristen Wiig) and Tuffnut (voice of Justin Rupple). Given that this isn’t the most competent group of Vikings to ever go on a raid, it’s good that Hiccup’s comparatively smarter and more capable girlfriend Astrid (voice of America Ferrera) is also there, and the proceedings are carefully watched over by Hiccup’s dutiful mother Valka (voice of Cate Blanchett). 

This opening sequence is a great way to reintroduce all of the main characters and get re-acquainted with the world of the “How to Train Your Dragon” series. The only notable ones missing from the first few minutes are Gobber (voice of Craig Ferguson) and Eret (voice of Kit Harrington), who we see again in the Viking village after the raid, and Stoick (voice of Gerard Butler), who fans of the series will remember is now deceased, but shows up in some flashbacks.

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“Happy Death Day 2U” and “Cold Pursuit” are also new to Blu-Ray this week.

Most parents would break up a fight between two siblings. Ricky and Julia Knight (Nick Frost and Lena Headey) are not most parents. He’s an ex-con and she once tried to commit suicide. They met each other at their lowest points and fell in love. Their common bond was wrestling, particularly WWE. So when their young children Zak (Thomas Whilley) and Saraya (Tori Ellen Ross)--whom Ricky and Julia imbued with a love of wrestling--have a row over the television remote in the opening scene of “Fighting with My Family,” it makes sense that it would be used as a teachable moment.

We quickly move forward a decade. Zak is now played by Jack Lowden and sister Saraya is played by Florence Pugh. Dad Ricky runs a local wrestling show in Norwich, England, and in an equal parts funny and painful scene asks wrestler Union Jack (Elroy Powell)--think Britain’s version of Haystacks Calhoun—if he’s willing to be hit with various objects in various body parts.

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