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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:


Heavenly Sword: In this dramatic tale of revenge, Nariko (Anna Torv), a fiery red-haired heroine, must wield the Heavenly Sword, a weapon never before possessed by a mortal. Nariko must avenge her people before the powerful sword slowly kills her.


The Fault in Our Stars: Based on the bestselling book, this touching coming-of-age love story shows how true love can conquer all. Hazel (Shailene Woodley) and Gus (Ansel Elgort) face unbelievable hardship, all while keeping their sense of humor, ]love for each other and belief in the power of the small things in life.


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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:

Godzilla (plus Bonus Features): In this latest iteration of the most famous giant lizard, Godzilla is pitted against horrific creatures after emerging into the world. But is he here to destroy humanity or protect it?


Brick Mansions: In dystopian Detroit, dangerous criminals roam the streets and live in the once beautiful brick mansions. Caught in the midst of this chaos is ex-convict Lino (David Bell), who reluctantly teams up with an undercover cop, Damien Collier (Paul Walker), when a drug lord kidnaps Lino’s girlfriend.

Ghostbusters (On sale for one week): Who you gonna call? In celebration of National Ghostbuster Day on August 28, Ghostbusters is on sale for one week only. Relive the adventures of Venkman, Stantz, Spengler and Zeddmore as they protect Manhattan – and the world – from a supernatural menace.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Unrated): See Ron Burgundy – and his amazing hair – in our 99-cent rental of the week. Back and ready pioneer the nation’s first 24-hour news channel, Ron (Will Ferrell) and a cast of other top-notch news anchors make it easy to stay classy.


Doctor Who | Season 8: It’s a very different Doctor now at the helm of the TARDIS. Peter Capaldi is the 12th (or 13th depending on how you’re counting) Doctor, taking the popular BBC series into a whole new series of space/time adventures.

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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:


Captain America: The Winter Soldier: Our fearless superhero’s brief stint at living a normal life quickly comes to an end when a S.H.I.E.L.D. colleague comes under attack. To save the day and fight off a formidable enemy, the Winter Soldier, he must join forces with the likes of Black Widow and Falcon.


Neighbors: On the surface new parents Mac (Seth Rogen) and Kelly (Rose Byrne) Radner are living the American Dream, but little do they know the Delta Psi Beta fraternity brothers are moving in. That means the Radners must defend their property, but they may not be prepared to go to war with a bunch of frat guys.


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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:

A Haunted House 2: In this sequel to the hilarious box-office hit, Malcom (Marlon Wayans) has a fresh start with his new girlfriend (Jaime Pressly) after exorcising the demons of his ex-girlfriend. After the new couple moves to their dream home, Malcom is again faced with bizarre and paranormal events.

Blended (plus Bonus Features): After a disastrous blind date, Lauren (Drew Barrymore) and Jim (Adam Sandler) agree that they should never see each other again. Through a series of events, the two find themselves together, individual families in toe, on a luxurious African Safari trip and discover that they have a mutual attraction that they can’t resist.

Oculus: As a young boy Tim was charged with murder and put into protective custody. Flash forward ten years later when Tim is released and his sister, Kaylie, is still haunted by that horrific night and convinced that their parents were killed by a supernatural force known as the Lasser Glass.

Turtle Power: The Definitive History of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: From their 1984 debut in a ground-breaking graphic novel through a series of movies, TV shows and more, the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have turned into global franchise. Take a look through 30 years of turtle-powered history in this documentary.

Silicon Valley | Season 1: From Mike Judge, the creative genius behind Office Space and Beavis & Butthead, comes an original HBO series chronicling the outrageous world of Bay Area tech start-ups and the geeky underdogs trying to climb to the top.

12 Years a Slave: This astonishing true story from the director Steve McQueen is not only an Academy Award-winning film, but it’s also our 99-cent rental of the week. The story takes place in 1841 when Northup (Chiwetel Ejiofor) is kidnapped and forced to work on a plantation in New Orleans. Now he must find the strength to survive this horrific ordeal and hold on to hope.

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Ready for another round of web-slinging action? Watch Spider-Man face off against Electro, Green Goblin and a cast of other villains in his greatest battle yet in The Amazing Spider-Man 2. Featuring Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone reprising their iconic roles as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, and Jamie Foxx as the formidable villain Electro, the movie is now available on PlayStation Store in the US as well as in six other countries.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 global release schedule:

US (Aug. 5)
Australia (Aug. 7)
Spain (Aug. 7)
UK (Aug. 18)
Germany (Aug. 21)
France (Aug. 30)
Italy (Sept. 10)

Check out this message from Dane DeHaan and catch up with him as Harry Osborn/Green Goblin in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, now on PlayStation Store.


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Here are some of the exciting new releases available on Video Unlimited today:

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (includes Bonus Featurette): Watch Spider-Man face off against Electro, Green Goblin and a cast of other villains in this follow-up to Marc Webb’s 2012 reboot of the series. You also get exclusive access to a featurette with star Andrew Garfield, who reprises his role as Peter Parker, as well as the filmmakers as they discuss the out-of-this-world stunts in the film.

Need for Speed: Based on the critically acclaimed video game franchise, this film captures all the excitement of the game with a nod to 1960s and 1970s car-culture films. Watch Tobey Marshall (Aaron Paul) hit the road in an exotic supercar on a cross-country journey on the hunt for revenge.


Coherence: From debut writer-director James Ward Byrkit, comes this compelling dinner party film with a twist. Eight friends experience a series of bizarre and reality-warping events after an astronomical anomaly takes place.


Killer Legends: What do you think of when you think of urban legends? Filmmakers Joshua Zeman and Rachel Mills investigate the real-life crimes that inspired these terrifying myths. Find out why these stories never cease to scare us.

Cold Comes the Night: Our 99-cent rental this week is a story about betrayal, unrequited love and second chances. Chloe and her daughter, Sophia, run a dilapidated motel off a highway pit stop. When Chloe faces financial trouble, she reluctantly allows a corrupt cop to run a prostitution operation out of her motel. What follows is a series of disastrous events that force Chloe to make a difficult choice in order to save her daughter.

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Today’s release of Selena Gomez’s new movie “Behaving Badly” got us thinking about all the great talent that started out as teen – or younger – actors but whom we’ve since watched grow up on screen. There’s no question the list below, which not only lists the actors themselves but also some of their most memorable roles, is full of talented individuals, ranging from a former member of the Mickey Mouse Club to a rap star who started dabbling in TV and film.

  1. Will Smith (I Am Legend, Men In Black)
  2. Anne Hathaway (Les Miserables, The Dark Knight Rises)
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio (Titanic, The Wolf of Wall Street)
  4. Natalie Portman (Black Swan)
  5. Justin Timberlake (The Social Network, Friends with Benefits)
  6. Drew Barrymore (Scream, Charlie’s Angels)
  7. Lindsay Lohan (Mean Girls, The Parent Trap)
  8. Elijah Wood (The Lord of the Rings)
  9. Joseph Gorden-Levitt (Inception, Looper)
  10. Britney Spears (Crossroads)

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We have some exciting new films to add to your summer watch list. See Batman face a squad of villains in Batman: Assault on Arkham, experience stunning visuals in Noah and much more. See our full New Release Recap below.


Batman: Assault on Arkham (Plus Bonus Features): A team of villains is assembled by mysterious power-broker for an even more mysterious mission inside Arkham Asylum. Can they succeed? Heck, can they even survive? And what will Batman have to say about them operating inside his city? Find out when you watch this original animated feature set in the world of the popular Batman: Arkham games.


Noah: When God tells Noah a flood is coming that will wipe out humanity it sets the stage for an epic story of loyalty, faith and love. Featuring a cast of Academy Award winners and directed by one of film’s most visually original talents. Don’t miss this epic tale.


4 Minute Mile: Follow Drew, an inner-city teenager who seeks solace from the pressures around him by escaping into track practice. But Drew and the coach who sees the potential he has will  face tremendous challenges, including dealing with their own demons.


Suits | Season 4: In this critically-acclaimed sleek and snappy lawyer drama series, Manhattan’s top corporate lawyer, Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), searches for a new associate and makes an unconventional hire: the brilliant but unmotivated college dropout, Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams). Combining the legal acumen of a law school graduate and the street smarts of a hustler, Mike quickly learns the ropes of the justice system and forms an unlikely bond with Harvey.


Nebraska: From the Academy Award winning director of hit films such as Sideways and The Descendants comes this stunning road trip drama, which also happens to be our 99-cent rental of the week. A father (Bruce Dern) drags his adult son (Will Forte) along on a road trip to recover a million dollar magazine sweepstakes.

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Explore a dystopian action-adventure in Divergent, see a sassy sleuth back in action in Veronica Mars and much more. See our full New Release Recap below.

Divergent: There seem to be a lot of dystopian action-adventure films as of late—from adaptations of young adult literature in the Hunger Games to the visually stunning film Oblivion, this genre never ceases to amaze, shock and entertain us.


Based on the worldwide bestselling novel, Divergent is set in a dystopia where people are divided into different factions based on their human virtues. Protagonist Tris Prior (Shailene Woodley) discovers that she is Divergent and will never fit into any group. It’s now up to Tris and other Divergents to find out what makes them so dangerous before a government conspiracy wipes them all out.

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Super-Sized R-Rated Version): Back in 2004 (can you believe it’s been that long?) Ron Burgundy charmed us with his wit, amazing hair and anchorman talent. Now Ron Burgundy is back with a Super-Sized Version, packed with 763 new jokes.


After losing both his job and his wife, Ron puts together an all-new team to create the world’s first 24-hour news network. Does this team have what it takes to take on this new challenge—all while staying classy?

The Suspect: Dong-chul (Gong Yoo) is a North Korean intelligence agent abandoned by his country and faced with a series of challenges after his family is murdered and he is forced to be on the run.

Torn between grief for his loss and his desire for vengeance, Dong-chul takes a job as a driver for a powerful CEO. On the hunt for the truth, he will stop at nothing—including starting a war—in order to get what he wants.

Black Sails | Season 1: This action-adventures series is a prequel to a well-known story: Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island. Set 20 years before the events of this literary classic, the familiar swashbuckling and brutal pirates are barreling across the early 18th-century Caribbean.


The feared Captain Flint brings aboard a younger crewmember, John Silver, as they battle for the survival of New Providence Island.

Veronica Mars: A critically TV show made its way to the big screen and now  it’s our 99-cent rental of the week! That’s right, it’s the theatrical adventures of our favorite small-town sleuth, Veronica Mars.

After finishing graduate school, Veronica Mars has put her private investigator career on hold. While interviewing for law firm jobs, she receives a call from her ex-boyfriend, desperately in need of her sleuthing skills. Veronica finds herself drawn back to her past that she had tried to put behind her.

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If you’re looking for an escape this week, then look no further because Video Unlimited has an exciting collection of films to transport you to a different world – whether real or imagined. From the post-apocalyptic world of Appleseed: Alpha to the pre-recession bloat of a Long Island neighborhood in Affluenza, this New Release Recap has it all.

Appleseed: Alpha: This highly anticipated action-adventure prequel to the Appleseed franchise features the director Shinji Aramaki and music from Skrillex.


Set in a post-apocalyptic world, two mercenary soldiers, Deunan and Briareos, embark on a mission to the outskirts of their war-torn city. During their quest, the missionaries encounter two citizens from the utopian city of Olympus who might have the key to help save humanity.

Noah: Academy Award winners Russell Crowe, Anthony Hopkins and Jennifer Connolly star in this stunning and action-packed film which retells a well-known Biblical story.


An enchanting film score and breathtaking scenery, act as a backdrop to this Biblical tale. Noah is chosen by God to undertake a momentous mission: create an enormous ship to save the world’s creatures before an apocalyptic flood cleanses the Earth.

Affluenza: This film recounts the tale of the bloated and unfulfilled feeling of trying to keep up with the Joneses.


Set in pre-recession suburbia, the aspiring photographer Fisher Miller (Ben Rosenfield) finds an escape from his middle-class life by moving to a wealthy Long Island neighborhood in an attempt to brush shoulders with the young, beautiful elite. He soon realizes that his entitled reality is spinning out of control.

Snowpiercer: This sci-fi thriller tells the tale of a post-apocalyptic world where a failed global-warming experiment kills off most of the planet.


Humanity’s last survivors board a globe-spanning supertrain, known as Snowpiercer. Curtis (Chris Evans) risks it all to lead a mutiny to gain control of the train’s engine as well as the future of the survivors.

The Strain | Season 1: If you didn’t get enough vampire shenanigans from Twilight and True Blood, then you’re really going to sink your teeth into the aptly-titled first season of The Strain.


Dr. Goodweather leads the CDC Canary Team in New York City. He and his team are charged with investigating a viral outbreak, which appears to have an ancient and evil strain of vampirism.

Rush: From the two-time Academy Award-winner Ron Howard comes this story of a legendary rivalry that led to a series of events that shocked the world. It’s our 99-cent rental of the week.


During the golden age of Formula 1 racing, two drivers emerged as the best in the world: James Hunt (Chris Hemsworth) and Niki Lauda (Daniel Brühl). The two clash on and off the Grand Prix racetrack as they push themselves past the breaking point – both physically and emotionally – as they race to the top.

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