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Top 5 Redbox DVDs: Everyone's fighting a battle

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Thatcher takes on George Clooney

This week’s top five Redbox/DVD/Blu-ray releases are dominated by two acting powerhouses: George Clooney and Meryl Streep. Who would you rather watch -- A broken-hearted husband or a strong female leader?

Thatcher takes on George Clooney

No. 1 -- The Iron Lady

Meryl Streep completely transforms herself into Margaret Thatcher in this biopic on the U.K.'s first female prime minister. The film explores Thatcher's life as she transforms from a simple grocer's daughter into one of the most powerful women in the world. Oh, and the film earned Streep yet another Academy Award for Best Actress.

Rotten Tomatoes: 54% Fresh

Movie review: The Iron Lady >>

No. 2 -- The Descendants

George Clooney earned another Best Actor Academy Award nomination for his role as a father attempting to reconnect with his daughters after his wife is severely injured in a boating accident. The movie shows Clooney as we've never seen him before: vulnerable.

Rotten Tomatoes: 89% Fresh

Movie review: The Descendants >>

No. 3 -- The Darkest Hour

Emile Hirsch and Olivia Thirlby star in this film that follows five young people as they fight against an alien attack against the world's power.

Rotten Tomatoes: 11% Fresh

No. 4 -- The Heir Apparent: Largo Winch

This 2008 film starring Kristin Scott Thomas follows the secret adoptive son of a murdered billionaire. He must fight to keep the bad guys from taking over his father's mega-fortune.

Rotten Tomatoes: 50% fresh

No. 5 -- Street Poet

C. Thomas Howell and Jeff Stearns star in this 2009 film about a down-on-his-luck man who finds his voice through slam poetry competitions.

Image courtesy Weinstein Company

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