[Movie News] New to Redbox – 8/21/18: Preview & Trailers of This Week’s New Releases

Redbox 8.21.18

What’s New at the ‘Box!

PopCultHQ brings you the latest arrivals to Redbox. Mostly adult or darker titles debuting at The ‘Box this week, with action, comedy, drama, horror, and suspense movies are becoming available on Tuesday this week.

This week’s new releases include Show Dogs, Action Point, Bleeding Steel, God’s Not Dead: A Light in Darkness, First Reformed, Black Water, West of Hell, Gehenna: Where Death Lives, Fogg: Diary of a Sociopath, and Demons. 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 – 8/21/18

SHOW DOGS

Starring: Will Arnett, Ludacris, Natasha Lyonne, Jordin Sparks, Gabriel Iglesias, Stanley Tucci, Shaquille O’Neal, Alan Cumming, Delia Sheppard, Cristina Dohmen
Run Time: 1:32 Min
Rated: Rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for Crude Humor, Language, Mild Action/Peril.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: A police dog and his human partner head to Las Vegas so they can go undercover and investigate an elite dog show that’s the site of an illegal animal smuggling operation. In order to save a Panda, humans and dogs will need to work together.

ACTION POINT

Starring: Johnny Knoxville, Aidan Whytock, Joe Vaz, Leon Clingman, Chris Pontius, Matthew Peterson, Dan Bakkedahl, Matt Schulze, Eleanor Worthington-Cox, Johnny Pemberton
Run Time: 1:25 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Drug Use/Content, Language, Nudity, Sexual Situations.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: Johnny Knoxville (star of Jackass) is D.C., proud proprietor of Action Point, an out-of-control amusement park where the rides are designed with minimum safety for maximum fun. When a slimy developer schemes to shut down the park, D.C. and his crew of misfits must pull out all the stops to save Action Point. Packed with jaw-dropping gags and bone-crushing stunts, get ready to laugh ‘til it hurts!

BLEEDING STEEL

Starring: Jackie Chan, Callan Mulvey, Tess Haubrich, Erica Xia-Hou, Damien Garvey, Brahim Achabbakhe, Kim Gyngell, Olga Miller, Kaitlyn Boyé, Show Lo
Run Time: 1:50 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A tough Hong Kong cop is assigned to escort a scientist to a military base. He and his team are attacked en route, thrusting him into a conspiracy involving deranged villains in this thrilling sci-fi action film.

GOD’S NOT DEAD: A LIGHT IN DARKNESS

Starring: David A.R. White, John Corbett, Ted McGinley, Shane Harper, Jennifer Taylor, Samantha Boscarino, Tatum O’Neal, Gregory Alan Williams, Shwayze, Benjamin Onyango
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Rated PG by the Motion Picture Association of America for Mature Theme, Thematic Elements, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A church located on a state-university campus is burned down. The school’s leadership uses the tragedy to push the church off campus, forcing its faltering pastor to reach out to his estranged lawyer brother for help as he confronts the community’s anger towards him and his church.

FIRST REFORMED

Starring: Ethan Hawke, Amanda Seyfried, Cedric the Entertainer, Michael Gaston, Van Hansis, Victoria Hill, Philip Ettinger, Gary Lee Mahmoud, Kristin Villanueva, Krystina Alabado
Run Time: 1:48 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Disturbing Images, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: The pastor of a small church in New York with dwindling attendance gets a call from a pregnant parishioner begging for help with her extremely radical husband. After getting involved, the pastor loses control of every aspect of his life.

BLACK WATER

Starring: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, Patrick Kilpatrick, Al Sapienza, Kris Van Damme, JB Sapienza, Mark Sherman
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Wheeler, a CIA operative, is imprisoned within a nuclear submarine and tortured to disclose the location of a drive. Wheeler’s only hope of stopping his captors and the ones who set him up is to enlist the help of a rookie agent and an ex-German agent, also a prisoner.

WEST OF HELL

Starring: Tony Todd, Michael Eklund, Lance Henriksen, Jennifer Laporte, Jeryl Prescott
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A former slave plans to avenge the murder of his daughter who was scalped by his former master. He sets off on a midnight train to Atlanta to scalp and kill the master’s daughter as revenge. During the travel, he finds out that getting through the vicious mercenary hired to protect her is the least of his worries. The three passengers will have to work together to survive the night against the sinister force that awaits them on the train.

GEHENNA: WHERE DEATH LIVES

Starring: Doug Jones, Katherine Wallace, Lance Henriksen, Patrick Gorman, Simon Phillips, Sean Sprawling, Justin Gordon, Eva Swan, Masashi Odate, George Kamea
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A group scouting locations on a remote island come across a cave-like structure on the property they want. Armed with cameras, they enter the cursed bunker that appears to be an old war structure, but horrifying secrets and mysteries await them inside.

FOGG: DIARY OF A SOCIOPATH

Starring: Ryan Wotherspoon, Jeremy Childs, Hayden Wyatt, Sarah Shoemaker, Jessejames Locorriere
Run Time: 1:35 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A cold and calculating sociopath allows himself to become a test subject for a neuroscientist, who believes she has found a cure for anti-social behavior. But, when a terrible secret is revealed the doctor decides that the cure for her own issues is a healthy dose of revenge.

DEMONS

Starring: Miles Doleac, Lindsay Anne Willams, Steven Brand, Kristina Emerson, Gary Grubbs, Andrew Divoff, John Schneider, Yohance Miles, Jessica Harthcock
Run Time: 1:45 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: In this disquieting horror film, a married couple running a bed-and-breakfast find themselves haunted by the ghost of the wife’s younger sister, who died eight years earlier in a failed exorcism overseen by the husband.


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