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Who says a superhero can’t take down a giant monster? This week Captain America: The Winter Soldier defied all odds to beat out Godzilla and become this week’s #VUTop10 leader. Romantic comedy Blended, starring Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore, followed in the number three spot just ahead of The Amazing Spider-Man 2.

In the mood for some action and explosions mixed in with some Tom Cruise? Check out this week’s newcomer to Video Unlimited, Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow.

See below for this week’s full ranking.

  1. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  2. Godzilla (plus Bonus Features)
  3. Blended
  4. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  5. Neighbors
  6. Draft Day
  7. Divergent
  8. A Haunted House 2
  9. Need for Speed
  10. Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow

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Seventh Son: A young man must embrace his destiny as the only one who can save the world from the forces of evil.

Embrace your own destiny and watch these movies: Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring

The Humbling: Al Pacino plays an actor at the end of his career whose life is at a crossroads.

Enjoy these other movies with actors playing actors: Galaxy Quest, Tropic Thunder

Horrible Bosses 2: This second trailer for the sequel shows just what kind of mess our group of would-be criminals has gotten themselves into.

Get ready for the sequel with the first movie right here: Horrible Bosses

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Last time they met in the ring, Marcos Maidana nearly dethroned the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. Now he gets another shot as the two fighters face each other one more time at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas on Saturday, Sept. 13 – and you can watch all the action as it happens on PlayStation’s Live Events Viewer app. The night will also feature Leo Santa Cruz defending his super bantamweight world championship against Manuel Roman, and Miguel Vazquez putting his lightweight world title on the line against Mickey Bey. Plus, you can see Mexican sensation Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo in a middleweight bout against James De La Rosa. It all kicks off at 5 p.m. PT.

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In addition to the matches you’ll also have access the following events via the Live Events Viewer app:

  • Mayweather vs. Maidana II – Press Conference – Main Event (Wednesday 9/10/14, 4 p.m. ET/1 p.m. PT)
  • Mayweather vs. Maidana II – Weigh-In Live (Friday 9/12/14, 6 p.m. ET/3 p.m. PT)
  • Mayweather vs. Maidana II – Countdown Live (Saturday 9/13/14, 7 p.m. ET/4 p.m. PT)

Delivered straight to your living room from your PS4 and PS3 systems, the Live Events Viewer gives users the opportunity to watch exciting live content or catch up with on-demand viewing of UFC and wrestling events, concerts, races and more all with no subscription and no commitments.

Here’s how to download the Live Events Viewer app for free to get started:

  1. Log on to PlayStation®Store on your PS4™(or PS3™).
  2. Find Live Events Viewer for download in the Apps section.
  3. Once the Live Events Viewer is downloaded, find it on PS4 in the TV & Video tile (or on PS3’s XMB under TV/Video Services).
  4. Log on with your Sony Entertainment Network username and password.
  5. Then, simply select Mayweather vs. Maidana II, purchase the event and enjoy the action.

Some of the live events will be offered on a pay-per-view basis and other events will be completely free. New events are added often, so make sure to check back each week!

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

Live Die Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow: Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt are forced to relive one day over and over again, fighting an attacking alien horde only to die and start all over again. But how long will it take for them to develop the skills needed to defeat the enemy?

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A Million Ways to Die in the West: Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane wrote, directed and starred in this comedy showing just how hard it was to survive in the Old West.

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Think Like A Man Too: The couples from the first movie are back in this sequel that sees them moving the action to a weekend wedding getaway.

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Sons of Anarchy | Season 7: This hit series about a motorcycle club that’s also in the illegal arms business returns this week. Look for the season premiere on PlayStation Store on Wednesday, the day after it airs.

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The anticipation is building as HBO’s award-winning series Boardwalk Empire comes to a close, and PlayStation users will get to experience the beginning of the end for free, starting September 9.

The premiere episode of Boardwalk Empire’s fifth and final season, “Golden Days for Boys and Girls,” will be offered for free on PlayStation®Store on PlayStation®4 (PS4™) and PlayStation®3 (PS3) systems. Sony Entertainment Network account holders can stream or download1the season premiere episode for a week beginning September 9, without an HBO subscription.

From Terence Winter, Emmy Award-winning writer of ‘The Sopranos,’ and Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese, ‘Boardwalk Empire’ is set in Atlantic City during Prohibition, when the sale of alcohol becomes illegal throughout the United States. Starring Steve Buscemi, as Enoch “Nucky” Thompson, the season premiere kicked off on Sunday, and will be available on PlayStation®Store beginning September 9.

* PS4 video content is available for steaming.  PS3 Video content can be streamed or downloaded to the device.

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Godzilla made its presence felt by rising up to the top of this week’s #VUTop10, beating out Adam Sandler and Drew Barrymore’s Blended.  A duo of comic books turned blockbusters followed by Neighbors, featuring Seth Rogen and Zac Efron, rounding out the top five.

Looking for something to pump you up for the start of football season? Check out the behind-the-scenes drama Draft Day, starring Kevin Costner and Jennifer Garner.

See below for this week’s full ranking.

  1. Godzilla (plus Bonus Features)
  2. Blended
  3. The Amazing Spider-Man 2
  4. Captain America: The Winter Soldier
  5. Neighbors
  6. Draft Day
  7. Divergent
  8. Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (Unrated/Extended Version)
  9. Need for Speed
  10. A Haunted House 2

 

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Exists: It’s a familiar premise: Four friends go to a cabin in the woods where they wake some mysterious creature that picks them off before they can leave.

Maybe abandoned cabins aren’t the best place for a weekend getaway: Evil Dead 2, Tucker & Dale vs. Evil

Rosewater: The Daily Show’s Jon Stewart makes his directorial debut with this true story about a journalist detained in Iran.

Iran has been the setting for some powerful movies: A Separation, Children of Heaven

The Rewrite: Hugh Grant plays a struggling screenwriter who takes on a teaching job to pay the bills, but gets more out of it than he expected.

Hugh Grant is charming, these movies will attest to that: Music & Lyrics, Notting Hill

Shaun the Sheep: The popular British series from the creators of Wallace & Gromit comes to the big screen.

The Aardman team shines on the big screen: Wallace & Gromit: Curse of the Were-Rabbit, Chicken Run

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

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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.

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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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In honor of Labor Day, we tweaked this week’s #VUTop10 to highlight movies and TV shows that focus on the place where we spend most of our lives: work. Rest assured you will not be required to put a cover sheet on the TPS report nor recite the history of Pawnee, Indiana to view the full list below.

 

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A Good Marriage: A woman finds out her husband’s business trips aren’t what she thought and that he may be connected to a string of murders.

There’s murder lurking behind these other happy marriages: Presumed Innocent, So I Married An Axe Murderer

Miss Meadows: Katie Holmes plays a bright, upbeat woman who also keeps busy as a vigilante, righting wrongs and exacting vengeance.

Vigilante justice is served: Death Wish, Falling Down

White Bird in a Blizzard: A young woman deals with the mysterious disappearance of her mother and all the emotional issues that brings up.

The parents in these movies are missing too: August Rush, Winter’s Bone

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