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The Judge: Robert Downey Jr. plays a lawyer who returns home when his mother dies and has to confront his estranged father, even as he defends him from a murder charge.

For more legal drama, watch these great movies: The Chamber, A Few Good Men

The Wedding Ringer: Josh Gad needs a best man for his wedding and turns to a freelancer, played by Kevin Hart, who serves as one professionally.

Weddings serve as the backdrop for these comedies too: Wedding Crashers, Bridesmaids

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This week, nab some exciting releases like crime thriller The Raid 2, season 4 of the popular TV series Arrested Development and more! See the full list below.

The Raid 2 (plus Bonus Features): Delivering the same high-energy plot as its predecessor, this film will definitely not disappoint die-hard martial arts fans.

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Picking up after the events of the first film, The Raid 2 follows Rama as he joins an anti-corruption taskforce and infiltrates the ranks of a Jakarta crime syndicate. Can he protect his family while uncovering the corruption within his own police force?

Bad Words: Jason Bateman makes his directorial debut with this quirky and charming comedy.

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Bateman stars as Guy Trilby, a 40-year-old who dreams of victory and fame. He finds a loophole in The Golden Quill national spelling bee rules, and decides to compete. Guy makes an unlikely alliance with one of his competitors, an awkward 10-year-old named Chaitanya (Rohan Chand), in hopes to make it to the finals.

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Summer is upon us! That means lots of sun, days at the beach, BBQ’s and road trips.

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Have you logged hours in the backseat of the family station wagon and know where the *best* Stuckey’s are along the interstate?  If so, you’re in luck. This week’s #VUTop10 has some of our favorite films that include a vehicle and the open highway. No matter if it’s traveling with a borderline crazy family or bros from college, we’ve got you covered.

Take a look at the full list below and get ready for a season’s worth of long hauls and counting the miles until the next rest stop.

  1. National Lampoon’s Vacation
  2. Dumb and Dumber
  3. Road Trip
  4. The Blues Brothers
  5. Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa
  6. Due Date
  7. Crossroads
  8. Little Miss Sunshine
  9. EuroTrip
  10. Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

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The Interview: James Franco and Seth Rogen are a couple of idiot members of the entertainment press who travel to North Korea and get involved in some espionage hijinks.

Rogen and Franco bring the laughs in these movies too: This is The EndPineapple Express

Birdman: Michael Keaton plays a struggling actor, who’s frustrated in his attempts to mount a comeback after once being best known for playing a super hero.

Actors try to rediscover the spark in these movies as well: Galaxy QuestTropic Thunder

The Penguins of Madagascar: The fan-favorite aquatic birds from the Madagascar series of films get their own movie, and some help on their mission from a group of elite animals.

Get your fill of talking animals here: MadagascarMadagascar 2

No Good Deed: Idris Elba plays a violent criminal who escapes from a prison transfer, and threatens a woman and her young daughter when he takes them prisoner in her own home.

These chilling movies about home invasions will set your nerves on edge: Funny GamesStraw Dogs

Sin City: A Dame to Kill For: This second trailer gives us an even better look at the noir sequel and the violence, passion and more violence that’s in store.

Get more of Frank Miller’s unique vision in these movies: Sin City300

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Take a break from the excitement of the World Cup this week with must-watch new releases: The LEGO Movie, House Cards Season 2 and more. See the full list of new releases available now on Video Unlimited.

The LEGO Movie: You’ll be surprised by the number of layers in this charming and hilarious movie. And, no, we’re not talking about LEGO bricks.

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An ordinary construction worker named Emmett (voiced by Chris Pratt) discovers that there is more to his world than meets the eye – in fact, he’s the key to saving the entire LEGO world. Emmett joins a fellowship of strangers in order to stop an evil tyrant, the hyper-conformist Lord Business.

A Fighting Man: Step into the ring with this story of hope, loyalty and second chances.

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The washed-up boxer, Sailor O’Connor (Dominic Purcell) steps back into the ring for one last fight. With the support of his old fight team, Sailor must face his personal demons or die trying to stay on his feet until the bloody end.

Willow Creek: This film tells the story of the great American tradition of venturing on a camping trip only to discover that you’re not alone. Sound familiar?

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Jim is a Bigfoot believer, who takes his girlfriend on a romantic getaway to the Six Rivers National Forest, in search of the site from the original Patterson-Gimlin film (the 1967 footage showing an enormous, hairy creature walking along a riverbed). The couple gets lost, of course, and discovers that something is stalking their every move.

House of Cards | Season 2: This series is packed with A-listers, polished character actors and finished with an all-consuming – and extremely addictive – plot.

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Claire and Francis Underwood continue to bulldoze anything in their path on their rise to power. In this vicious brand of politics, the characters backstab, form alliances, break those alliances, and more in their scramble to the top.

Bad Grandpa: If you’re looking for some shocking and hilarious entertainment for this weekend, then this comedy from the Jackass crew is perfect for you. And if that isn’t enough to get you excited it’s our 99-cent rental of the week!

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Irving Zisman (Johnny Knoxville), is an 86-year-old curmudgeon who is stuck taking care of his 8-year-old grandson Billy (Jackson Nicoll). The two embark on a road trip through the heartland of America, playing pranks on unsuspecting, real-life people – all of whom have absolutely no idea that there’s a hidden camera.

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Grab a ball, lace up your cleats, and get ready to hit the pitch because the World Cup is here. To get you ready for a month’s worth of matches, we tweaked this week’s #VUTop10 to include films that feature the world’s most popular sport: Soccer. Or, as it’s known almost everywhere outside the U.S., fútbol. Whether you’re looking for action with a bit of love, a goal scoring K-9 or exceptional coaching by Rodney Dangerfield, we’ve got something for you.

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Check out the list and be sure to tell us who you’re rooting for.

  1. Bend It Like Beckham
  2. Fever Pitch
  3. United
  4. Green Street Hooligans
  5. The Damned United
  6. The Big Green
  7. Goal! The Dream Begins
  8. Ladybugs
  9. Soccer Dog
  10. Shaolin Soccer

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Dumb and Dumber To: Harry and Lloyd are back and while everyone may be a bit older, they’re obviously not any smarter.

The Farrelly Brothers bring the laughs here: Dumb and Dumber, There’s Something About Mary

Hercules: The second trailer features more epic action, more lion-punching, more huge monsters and more of just about everything.

Get your fill of swords and sandals with these movies: 300: Rise of an Empire, Conan the Barbarian

Are You Here: Owen Wilson goes on a road trip when his friend, played by Zach Galifianakis, finds out his dad has passed away.

Family tragedy is played for comedy in these movies: Death At A Funeral, National Lampoon’s Vacation

Beneath: A group of coal miners are trapped underground and the situation gets more intense – and weird – the longer they’re stuck in the mine.

If you’re claustrophobic, best avoid these flicks: Buried, The Descent

Best Of Me: Another Nicholas Sparks novel gets adapted, this time about two high school sweethearts who are reunited 20 years later and find the chemistry is still there.

Get your fill of Nicholas Sparks romance right here: The Notebook, Safe Haven

The November Man: Pierce Brosnan is an aging spy with a personal vendetta to settle in this action thriller.

These guys are getting too old for this: 3 Days To Kill, Taken

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Customers in Mexico now have instant access to thousands of premium streaming movies through the Video Unlimited service!

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Available in 10 countries across the world, Video Unlimited gives you access to a continually updating collection of Hollywood blockbuster and classic movies.  Available through PlayStation®Store (PS Store), the service provides instant access to movies on PlayStation®4 (PS4™) and PlayStation®3 (PS3™) systems, as well as the ability to download and play movies on PlayStation®Vita (PS Vita) systems and Windows-based PCs through Sony’s Media Go application.  Additionally, Sony Xperia™ smartphone and tablet1 users can stream2 or download content through the Video Unlimited application, while connected Sony BRAVIA® television and Blu-ray Disc™ player3 users can rent and instantly stream movies on their devices through the Video Unlimited application.

With titles like The Amazing Spider-Man, The Hobbit: Desolation of Smaug, and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, as well as weekly new release updates and a huge catalog of timeless classics, Video Unlimited gives PlayStation and those who own other Sony devices instant access to an endless stream of digital entertainment through a convenient, single sign-on account.

For more information on the launch of Video Unlimited in Mexico, please visit www.sony.com.mx/VideoUnlimited.

Don’t forget to check out the Sony Entertainment Network online store and let us know what you’re going to watch this week!

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2Only select Xperia models are compatible with streaming playback

3 2013 & 2014 Sony BRAVIA televisions and 2013 Sony Blu-ray Disc players

 

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See Kevin Costner face his toughest mission yet in 3 Days to Kill and learn what happens when the “Love Train” plays in the disco-slasher-indie film Discopath. See the full New Release Recap below.

3 Days To Kill: Kevin Costner stars as Ethan Renner, an international spy attempting to leave his high-stakes lifestyle to spend more time with his family.

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For decades, Ethan has kept his wife and daughter out of harm’s way by keeping his career a secret from them. Now he faces his toughest mission yet: Raising a teenage daughter while his wife is out of town AND completing a critical assignment.

Discopath: When “Love Train” plays on your Music Unlimited playlist, do you squeeze into your bell-bottoms and start practicing The Hustle, or do you transform into a maniacal serial killer?

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Unfortunately, for Duane Lewis, a New York chef, disco music triggers a reaction that makes him go on a killing spree.

We Must Go: Get ready for the World Cup (which starts on June 12, if you didn’t know) by watching this inspirational documentary chronicling the journey of Egypt’s National Soccer Team.

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Despite their rich history and dedication to the sport, Egypt has been unable to qualify for the ultimate championship in 24 years. The Pharaohs team up with American coach Bob Bradley to realize their dream: Unite a nation by competing in one of the most prestigious soccer events in the world.

Ping Pong Summer: This summertime coming-of-age comedy is a witty, charming and nostalgic investigation of teenage angst.

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It’s 1985 and Rad Miracle (Marcello Conte) is an awkward 13-year-old who’s obsessed with ping pong and hip hop. While on vacation with his family in Ocean City, Maryland, he makes an unlikely friendship with his outcast next-door neighbor (Susan Sarandon) who mentors him on how to stand up to the neighborhood bullies.

True Detective | Season 1: Rewatch those thrilling scenes and catch those hidden clues in the first season of this police procedural. McConaughey and Woody Harrelson star as two detectives on an epic hunt for a serial killer in rural Louisiana.

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The series follows multiple timelines to trace the Louisiana State Police’s investigation of a serial killer across 17 years. The series opens in 1995 as Martin Hard (Woody Harrelson) and his partner, Rust Cohle (Matthew McConaughey), are investigating the death of a gruesome, ritualistic killing. The second timeline takes place in 2012 and follows Martin and Rust as another pair of detectives is grilling them on their mysterious past.

The Bling Ring (2013): From the Oscar award-winning writer and director Sofia Coppola comes this story about the naiveté of youth, which just so happens to be our 99 Cent Rental of the Week!

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A group of teenagers obsessed with celebrity culture decide to burglarize celebrities’ homes in Los Angeles, tracking their targets’ whereabouts online to find the opportune moment for a break-in

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For the second week in a row we had a man-versus-cyborg showdown at the top of the #VUTop10 ranking.

Who prevailed? This time the Lone Survivor team utilized a tactical formation to neutralize Robocop and take the number one spot. The battle theme continued at number three with The Monuments Men, the World War II story directed, written and starring George Clooney.

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Looking for something that the entire family can watch? Go on an animated adventure with our favorite block shaped heroes in The Lego Movie. It’s “stacked” with tons of action, laughs and bonus features.

Here’s this week’s #VUTop10:

  1. Lone Survivor
  2. Robocop (2014)
  3. The Monuments Men
  4. Pompeii
  5. I, Frankenstein
  6. The Lego Movie (plus Bonus Features)
  7. Non-Stop
  8. 3 Days to Kill
  9. Justice League: War
  10. Ride Along With Gag Reel

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