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Top DVD rentals: The Hunger Games hits No. 1

Jenna Milly is a screenwriter. She co-created the TBS microseries "Gillian in Georgia." She earned her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Georgia and a M.F.A. in Screenwriting from UCLAs School of Theater, Film and Television. She...

Katniss in the house!

If you haven’t seen it on the big screen, then get in line this weekend when The Hunger Games releases on DVD. See Katniss in all her glory as she battles her way out of harm’s way in our must-see pick for rentals this weekend.

Katniss in the house!

No. 1 — The Hunger Games

The book-turned-movie-sensation, The Hunger Games, is finally here! Katniss is a poor girl from the poorest region who is selected to fight in a game-to-the-death put on by her government in this post-apocalyptic movie about survival of the fittest. Jennifer Lawrence, Woody Harrelson and Josh Hutcherson co-star. If you haven't seen this movie yet, it's time to grab a couch and get caught up on the biggest film sensation since The Twilight Saga.

Rotten Tomatoes: 85% fresh

Movie review: Jennifer Lawrence is ablaze in The Hunger Games >>

No. 2 — Lake Effects

This sentimental family drama starring Jane Seymour takes place in a small lakeside town. Two estranged sisters deal with their father's death through the guidance of his spirit. Tears!

Rotten Tomatoes: Not rated yet

No. 3 — Hick

This wildly western dramatic film is about a 13-year-old girl (Chloe Grace Moretz) who runs away from her abusive parents. Headed to Las Vegas with no real plan, she meets a drifter played by Eddie Redmayne. After that relationship goes sour, she teams up with a con woman played by Blake Lively. Life on the road is tough, unless you're smarter than everyone else.

Rotten Tomatoes: 0% splat

Blake Lively gives us another reason to hate her with no diet or exercise! >>

No. 4 — Breathless

This thriller starring Val Kilmer is about a Texas woman who leaves her thieving husband with the help of her friend. When our hero finds out her man stole $100,000 from a bank, things really get interesting.

Rotten Tomatoes: Not rated yet

Sketch of Christian Grey looks a lot like Val Kilmer >>

No. 5 — The Snowtown Murders

This based-on-true-events film is about a group of serial killers living in a small town in Australia. A harrowing story of the murder of 11 people, this movie will definitely keep you up at night.

Rotten Tomatoes: 85% fresh

Photo credit: Lionsgate Films

What movie did you rent this weekend?

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