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Top 5 Redbox DVDs: New Year’s in May

In the mood to fall in love? This week’s top 5 Redbox/DVD/Blu-ray picks include something for everyone, whether you’re a spy on a mission, a man waiting for New Year’s Eve or a woman with a dream to bring her church choir to the championship, we’ve got the movie for you.

New Year's Eve

No. 1 — New Year’s Eve

Filled with more stars than a New Year’s sky, the story of the last night of the year has romance, heartbreak and adventure for everyone involved. The romantic comedy that follows multiple storylines stars Sarah Jessica Parker, Jessica Biel and Ashton Kutcher, among many others.

Rotten Tomatoes: 7% splat

Movie review: More celebrities than rehab! >>

No. 2 — Joyful Noise

Dolly Parton and Queen Latifah join forces, albeit a bit reluctantly, to bring their church choir to the national championship when it comes to gospel singing.

Rotten Tomatoes: 33% splat

Movie review: Parton and Latifah are an uplifting duo in Joyful Noise >>


No. 3 — Haywire

Newcomer Gina Carano fights her way out of a frame-up in this spy thriller co-starring Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender and Michael Douglas.

Rotten Tomatoes: 80% fresh

Movie review: Gina Carano kicks man butt — oh, yeah — in Haywire >> 

No. 4 — W.E.

Madonna’s foray into directing includes this period piece about King Edward VIII and an American divorcee. The two shared a saucy love affair for which Edward gave up the crown.

Rotten Tomatoes: 13% splat

Exclusive clip: Madonna’s W.E. looks back in time >>

No. 5 — Exit Strategy

What do you do if you move in with someone who turns out to be the last person on planet earth you should ever live with? Misty Alli, Rick Amieva and Noelle Balfour co-star in this romantic comedy about trying to move out right after you move in.

Rotten Tomatoes: no score yet

Photo credit: Warner Bros. Pictures

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