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Top 5 new Redbox DVDs: Cheers to The Rum Diary

This week’s list of Redbox/DVD/Blu-ray releases includes a look at the much-awaited adaptation of Hunter S. Thompson’s book, The Rum Diary… starring none other than Mr. Johnny Depp himself. Hotness in the Caribbean!

The Rum Diary

No 1. — The Rum Diary

Johnny Depp plays Paul Kemp, the struggling journalist who goes to the Caribbean to find himself. This romance with a spike is about love, life and finding yourself. It co-stars Aaron Eckhart, Giovanni Ribisi and Amanda Heard.

Rotten Tomatoes: 50% splat

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No. 2 — Take Shelter

This Cannes Film Festival winner is about a young husband and father who is plagued by visions. Fearful for what might happen to his family, he must decide if they should take shelter from the coming apocalypse or from his insistence on the inevitable arrival of something dangerous.

Rotten Tomatoes: 92% fresh

No. 3 — Tiny Furniture

This is the movie that had everyone talking about itty bitty furniture. The indie sensation about a college grad trying to figure out what to do with her life speaks to the lost soul in all of us.

Rotten Tomatoes: 71% fresh

No. 4 — Seducing Charlie Barker

Seducing Charlie Barker is a fun look at the personal and professional lives of a group of zany actors living in New York City. Starring Daphne Zuniga of One Tree Hill and Melrose Place, this romantic comedy is sure to give a good laugh.

Rotten Tomatoes: 56% splat

No. 5 — Mama, I Want to Sing

Looking for a heart-warming story about faith and family? Mama, I Want to Sing tells the tale of young girl with a golden voice who goes all the way to the top. This musical drama co-stars Billy Zane and Patti LaBelle.

Rotten Tomatoes: no review yet

Photo credit: GK Films

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