With awards season fully under way, great stories and even better acting are at your rental fingertips. Check out Hollywood’s handsome duo George Clooney and Ryan Gosling in The Ides of March, our number one pick for this week’s hottest DVD/Blu-ray/Redbox movie.
No. 1 — The Ides of March
Exciting plot twists, superb acting and gorgeous men. The Ides of March serves up a political thriller of the highest quality. Directed by George Clooney, the film stars Ryan Gosling, Paul Giamatti, Evan Rachel Wood and Philip Seymour Hoffman.
Rotten Tomatoes: 85%
Movie review: George Clooney pulls the strings in The Ides of March >>
No. 2 — Dirty Girl
Juno Temple stars in this coming-of-age dramedy about a teenage girl who goes in search of her father. The quirky look at the girl in high school that everyone hated brings clarity to a popular stereotype in Dirty Girl.
Rotten Tomatoes: 25%
Movie review: Juno Temple is Dirty Girl >>
No. 3 — Abduction
Twilight front man Taylor Lautner tries his hand at this exciting action-thriller, Abduction, about a teenager who discovers his parents aren’t who they say they are. This nail-biting action movie also stars Lily Collins and Sigourney Weaver.
Rotten Tomatoes: 4%
Movie review: Will Abduction steal your heart? >>
No. 4 — Killing Bono
Based on the memoir Killing Bono: I Was Bono’s Doppelgänger by Neil McCormick, Killing Bono looks at U2’s high school competition and how these two blokes tried to become as famous as their friends. Unfortunately, their band never grew into what U2 would soon become.
Rotten Tomatoes: 55%
No. 5 — Dead Poets Society
This classic drama starring Robin Williams is released again on Blu-ray. The coming-of-age period piece about carpe diem is worth a second look. The film also stars Robert Sean Leonard and Ethan Hawke.
Rotten Tomatoes: 87%