Home Video Posted May 20, 2010 and updated on February 13, 2012 Movie Info Content Home Video Set in 1962, A Single Man follows a single day in the life of an English professor (Colin Firth), who is trying to find meaning in his life after the death of his lover Jim (Matthew Goode). MPAA Rating: R for some disturbing images and nudity/sexual content. A Single Man The most recent home video release of this movie is July 6, 2010. Here are some details… A Single Man releases to DVD and Blu-ray on July 6, 2010. Related home video titles: Colin Firth comically plays other characters facing emotional struggles, such as a man who embraces homosexuality in Mamma Mia and a morning widower in Nanny McPhee .