New to Redbox – 4/17/18: Preview & Trailers of This Week’s New Releases

Redbox 4.17.18

What’s New at the ‘Box!

PopCultHQ brings you the latest arrivals to Redbox. There’s something for everyone at The ‘Box this week, with drama, comedy, horror, and action movies are becoming available on Tuesday.

This week’s new releases include The Commuter, The Greatest Showman, The Post, Chasing Gold, 7 Guardians Of The Tomb, The Beyond, Sheep & Wolves, Escape from Cannibal Farm,, and Deep Blue Sea 2 Double FeaturePlus, all these releases are Redbox Play Pass eligible (details below).

Here’s a look at each new release’s synopsis, trailer and all the details you need before renting from Redbox!

Redbox New Releases – 4/17/18

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The Commuter

Starring: Liam Neeson, Vera Farmiga, Patrick Wilson, Elizabeth McGovern, Sam Neill, Jonathan Banks, Shazad Latif, Scott Killian, Andy Nyman
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Action Violence, Language.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: In this twisty thriller, a cop-turned-insurance salesman is approached by a mysterious woman during his daily commute, and is told that he must locate a passenger who’s carrying something dangerous. If he fails, everyone aboard the train, as well as his family at home, will be killed.

 

The Greatest Showman

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Zac Efron, Michelle Williams, Rebecca Ferguson, Zendaya, Paul Sparks, Gayle Rankin, Tina Benko, Fredric Lehne, Keala Settle
Run Time: 1:36 Min
Rated: Rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for Coarse Language, Thematic Elements, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: This wondrous musical about the life of entrepreneur P.T. Barnum depicts how he found fame and fortune by starting a circus in 1870s America, and posits that he was the creator of modern show business.

 

Chasing Gold

Starring: Fiona Dourif, Joe Estevez, Matt Bushell, Paul Sorvino, Jodi Russell, Robert Z’Dar, Todd Bridges
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Strong Language, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A decade after losing his family to an accident, Frank Walsh, a retiring police commander, learns that he has a daughter from a previous relationship that is struggling with addiction. Frank’s best friend is murdered that same night and is robbed of his gold.

 

The Post

Starring: Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, Alison Brie, Carrie Coon, Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, David Cross, Bruce Greenwood, Tracy Letts, Jesse Plemons
Run Time: 1:55 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language, War Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: In this engaging docudrama set in 1971, the staff of the Washington Post face a historic dilemma: whether or not to publish the Pentagon Papers, a top-secret document that reveals the U.S. government knew for decades the Vietnam War was unwinnable.

 

7 Guardians Of The Tomb

Starring: Bingbing Li, Kellan Lutz, Kelsey Grammer, Wu Chun, Stef Dawson, Yasmin Kassim, Shane Jacobson, Jason Chong, Tim Draxl, Chloe Guy
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: In this gripping action thriller, scientist Jia helms a rescue mission after her brother goes missing at a research site. Her team uncover a tomb guarded by an eight-legged ancient evil, which could either kill them or unlock the secret to eternal life.

 

The Beyond

Starring: Jane Perry, David Bailie, Nigel Barber, Brian Deacon, Thomas Christian
Run Time: 1:43 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: In 2019, robotically-enhanced astronauts are sent on an inaugural trip through a new wormhole known as the Void. As the mission goes awry, the space agency is pressed for time to discover the results of this pioneering exploration.

 

Sheep & Wolves

In Russian, with English subtitles.

Starring: Aleksandr Petrov, Elizaveta Boyarskaya, Sergey Bezrukov, Ekaterina Ivanchikova, Alyson Leigh Rosenfeld, Marc Thompson, Alexander Petrov, Tyler Bunch, Jennie Grace
Run Time: 1:25 Min
Rated: Rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A pack of wolves relocate its base near the home of a flock of sheep. The wolves then discuss who will take the place of their retiring leader. Grey wants to step up to the plate, but he gets sidetracked when a magical poison transforms him into a ram.

 

Escape from Cannibal Farm

Starring: Kate Davies-Speak, Barrington De La Roche, David Lenik, Rowena Bentley, Toby Wynn-Davies, Peter Cosgrove, Joe Street, Dylan Curtis
Run Time: 1:40 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A family in desperate need of bonding heads to the British countryside for a camping trip. After their site is vandalized, they seek shelter in an eerie old farm where a hostile farmer and his grossly disfigured son have a sinister plan.

 

Deep Blue Sea 2

Starring: Thomas Jane, Saffron Burrows, Samuel L. Jackson, Jacqueline McKenzie, Michael Rapaport, Stellan Skarsgård, LL Cool J, Danielle Savre, Rob Mayes, Lily Spangenberg
Run Time: 3:19 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Bloody Horror Violence, Language, Sci-Fi Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: This double feature follows a group of scientists who inhabit a remote undersea laboratory for the purpose of conducting experiments on sharks. When a huge storm floods the lab, the group suddenly find themselves fighting the very specimens they created. In the sequel, a conservationist discovers that scientists are once again using sharks for experiments, with potentially deadly consequences.


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