[Movie News] New to Redbox – 8/14/18: Preview & Trailers of This Week’s New Releases

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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 action, sci-fi, drama, comedy, suspense, and superhero movies are becoming available on Tuesday and Friday this week.

This week’s new releases include The Yellow Birds, China Salesman, Shock and Awe, Higher Power, 2036: Origin Unknown, The Bad Nun, The Hollow Childand Bad Company. Plus, arriving this Friday is Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War! And 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 – 8/14/18

The Yellow Birds

Starring: Jack Huston, Will Poulter, Tye Sheridan, Jennifer Aniston, Toni Collette, Jason Patric
Run Time: 1:50 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: The relationship between two Army grunts deployed to the Gulf War is strained by a secret one struggles to hide from the other’s mother in the aftermath of an atrocity in this wrenching and gritty war drama. Adapted from the critically acclaimed novel by Kevin Powers.

China Salesman

Starring: Steven Seagal, Mike Tyson, Li Ai, Janicke Askevold, Eriq Ebouaney, Li Dongxue, Wang Zijian, Dong-xue Li, Sheri Cheng
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A young IT engineer named Yan Jian, in North Africa helping his company win a competition, gets wind of a French spy’s conspiracy to take control of Africa’s resources through winning the same competition. He works to thwart the spy’s plans, but must also go up against a hired mercenary and former general.

Shock and Awe

Starring: Woody Harrelson, Rob Reiner, James Marsden, Tommy Lee Jones, Luke Tennie, Richard Schiff
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Based on true events, President George W. Bush makes a statement about Saddam Hussein’s possession of weapons of mass destruction. Knight Rider journalists question the American president’s claims during the events that lead up to the Iraq War in 2003.

Higher Power

Starring: Jade Tailor, Ron Eldard, Jordan Hinson, Austin Stowell, Colm Feore, Mei Melançon, Laura Margolis, Winston Francis, Tom Wright, Richard Portnow
Run Time: 1:33 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Joseph Steadman finds himself at the mercy of the Universe’s every whim. The fate of the world rests in Joseph’s hands when a mad scientist throws him into a do-or-die battle. The battle puts everything at risk, including his and his family’s existence.

2036: Origin Unknown

Starring: Katee Sackhoff, Julie Cox, Steven Cree, Ray Fearon, Noush Skaugen, Joe David Walters, David Tse
Run Time: 1:34 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Mission Controller Mackenzie Wilson and artificial intelligence system A.R.T.I. conduct an investigation to find out what killed the crew of the first manned mission to Mars. A.R.T.I. is given authority over Wilson and soon they discover a mysterious intelligence on Mars’ surface.

The Bad Nun

Starring: Becca Hirani, Lucy Chappell, Cassandra French, Georgia Woodthorpe, Patsy Prince
Run Time: 1:34 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A young woman in need of some relaxation spends a night at an isolated bed-and-breakfast that used to be a convent. Throughout the stay she is visited by a nun, who progressively begins to reveal her true colors as the night unfolds.

The Hollow Child

Starring: Jessica McLeod, Hannah Cheramy, John Emmet Tracy, Jana Mitsoula, Genevieve Buechner, Connor Stanhope, Joannah Newmarch, Craig March, Laiken Laverock, Camille Atebe
Run Time: 1:32 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Samantha is a foster child traveling from foster home to foster home. Upon arriving at her most recent abode, she meets her new foster sister, Olivia. She leaves Olivia who enters into the woods and disappears. After three days, Olivia returns and things get rather peculiar.

Bad Company

Starring: BooBoo Stewart, Giselle Bonilla, Kyle Massey, Mark Derwin, Quinton Aaron
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A group of teenagers is sent to a remote juvenile boot camp, in the hope they will be able to straighten out their troubled lives. However, when they witness a terrorist organization planning to blow up a nearby nuclear power plant, they realize that their only chance for survival is to thwart the attack themselves.

 

Redbox New Releases – 8/17/18

Marvel’s Avengers: Infinity War

Starring: Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Benedict Cumberbatch, Don Cheadle, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Bettany, Elizabeth Olsen, Zoe Saldana
Run Time: 2:29 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Action Violence, Crude Humor, Language, Sci-Fi Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: The Avengers and all of their partners unite to assemble their power in order to fight the necessary battle against their biggest collective enemy, Thanos, before he can wreak his havoc across the entire world.


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