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Top 5 DVDs: American Reunion takes us back

Whether you admit it or not, everyone loves to see what their old high school buds are up to after 10 years. Now, you get to live through a reunion with your favorite American Pie characters in our number one pick for rentals this weekend, American Reunion.

American Reunion

No. 1 — American Reunion

Jim, Michelle, Oz and Stifler are back! Only they’re 10 years older and hopefully a whole lot smarter…? Don’t hold your breath — we aren’t. And, that’s what we love about American Reunion, the story of a group of wacky friends who get a second chance to try to make some connections at their high school reunion.

Rotten Tomatoes: 44% splat

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No. 2 — Margaret

Anna Paquin, Matt Damon and Mark Ruffalo star in this emotional drama about intersecting lives. When a bus accident shakes up the lives of three strangers, things change forever.

Rotten Tomatoes: 71% fresh

No. 3 — The Flowers of War

Christian Bale stars in this period piece set in Japan in 1937. When a westerner discovers women hiding out in a church, he poses as a priest to try to protect them in this beautifully-filmed emotional drama.

Rotten Tomatoes: 41% splat

No. 4 — Being Flynn

When a young man discovers the person he thinks is his father at a local homeless shelter, life has new meaning. This father-son drama about finding out where you come from — even if it’s more painful than not knowing — stars Paul Dano, Robert De Niro and Julianne Moore.

Rotten Tomatoes: 55% splat

No. 5 — Freak Dance

If you’re a fan of the famous dance movie genre, this will be a treat for you. Set on making fun of the Step Ups and Electric Boogaloos of the past decade in dance films, Freak Dance has all the clichés and a bunch of laughs as we find out what’s so charming, but also just as cheesy about dance movies.

Rotten Tomatoes: no score yet

Photo credit: Universal Pictures

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