Hugh Jackman is a former boxer who gets into the world of robot boxing as a way to bond with his son in Real Steel, the top U.S. movie purchase this week in the Video Unlimited service this week. Also appearing on the list are fellow leading men Brad Pitt in the baseball drama Moneyball, Matt Damon in the virus-run-wild hit Contagion and Ryan Gosling in Drive. Here’s the full list of the 10 most popular purchased movies this week:
Two weeks before its DVD release, Drive hits New Releases in the U.S. this week starring Ryan Gosling (Crazy, Stupid, Love). Follow this neo-noir thriller of a mechanic by day and getaway driver by night. Carey Mulligan (Shame), Bryan Cranston (Breaking Bad), Ron Perlman (The Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption) and Albert Brooks (Weeds) join the cast.
Ryan Gosling teams up with George Clooney in The Ides of March, now available in Movies. Gosling plays the campaign manager to Clooney’s presidential candidate, with the dirty tricks and the ins and outs of politics. Philip Seymour Hoffman (Moneyball), Paul Giamatti (Win Win), Marisa Tomei (The Lincoln Lawyer) and Evan Rachel Wood (Mildred Pierce) round out the cast.
The latest series by producer J.J. Abrams – Alcatraz — hits TV Shows this week. This thrilling series follows a team played by Sam Neill (The Tudors), Sarah Jones (Sons of Anarchy) and Jorge Garcia (Lost) as they track down inmates from the Rock who are mysteriously reappearing.
This year, 12 for 12 ventures over to the video section of the PlayStation®Store in Collections & Sales. Own great films in HD for only $12 to celebrate a great start to 2012. Titles like The Departed, Ninja Assassin, Wedding Crashers and Gran Torino are available at this special low price now through Monday.
Action flicks fly into Own $5 Films, with a great list of movies available in SD for only $5. This week, find great titles like Gamer, Rambo, Apocalypse Now and Street Kings.
Find all this and more this week…
New Release Movies
US Store: Drive, The Ides of March, Abduction, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Redline, Cold Sweat, Undocumented, Dirty Girl, Age of Heroes, Fake, Bilal’s Stand, 1911, First Squad, and many more.
Canada Store: The Ides of March, Abduction, Bucky Larson: Born to Be a Star, Cold Sweat, Dirty Girl, Killing Bono, 1911, Bilal’s Stand, and many more.
Top US Movie Purchases
What’s Your Number?
Rise of the Planet of the Apes
Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark
The Hangover Part II
Final Destination 5
Scorpion King 3: Battle for Redemption
Top US TV Shows Purchases
Alcatraz | Season 1: Pilot / Ernest Cobb
Family Guy | Season 10: The Blind Side
How I Met Your Mother | Season 7: Forty-Six Minutes
Sons of Anarchy | Season 4: Out
Hell on Wheels | Season 1: God of Chaos
Breaking Bad | Season 4: Box Cutter
The Walking Dead | Season 2: Pretty Much Dead Already
Supernatural | Season 7: Time after Time after Time
WWE: Tables Ladders and Chairs 2011 | Season 0: Triple Threat TLC Match For The WWE Championship