New to Redbox – 5/8/18: Preview & Trailers of This Week’s New Releases

Redbox 5.8.18
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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 drama, comedy, suspense, horror, and action movies are becoming available on Tuesday.

This week’s new releases include Fifty Shades Freed, Bad Grandmas, Escape Room, Batman Ninja, Stratton, The Humanity Bureau, and Valentina’s Wedding (La Boda de Valentina)! Plus, 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 – 5/8/18

Fifty Shades Freed

Fifty Shades Freed

Starring: Dakota Johnson, Jamie Dornan, Rita Ora, Luke Grimes, Eric Johnson, Victor Rasuk, Kim Basinger, Marcia Gay Harden, Eloise Mumford, Max Martini
Run Time: 1:41 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language, Nudity, Sexual Situations.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: In the scorchingly hot final entry in this erotic-drama series, Anastasia Steele and Christian Grey are eager to begin their lives as husband and wife. However, they soon find themselves facing both new temptations and threats from the past.

Bad Grandmas

Starring: Florence Henderson, Randall Batinkoff, Pam Grier, Judge Reinhold, Susie Wall, Tamitra Williford, Miriam Parrish, Jilanne Klaus, Daniel Byington, Brian Jun
Run Time: 1:32 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: A tough-talking old lady and her three friends accidentally kill a con man who crosses them. They try to keep a nosy detective off their trail, but things get out of hand when the con man’s partner turns up in this outrageous crime comedy.

Escape Room (2017)

Escape Room

Starring: Skeet Ulrich, Sean Young, Christine Donlon, Randy Wayne, Ashley Gallegos, Iyad Hajjaj
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Bloody Horror Violence, Language.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: When the owner of a formerly trendy “Escape Room” attraction tries to reinvigorate his business by adding a mysterious box to the game, four unwitting customers become trapped by a demonic killer, and must solve the room’s puzzles to get out alive.

Batman Ninja

Batman Ninja

Starring: Kôichi Yamadera, Wataru Takagi, Rie Kugimiya, Ai Kakuma, Hôchû Ôtsuka
Run Time: 1:25 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Action Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: Batman Ninja takes a journey across the ages as Gorilla Grodd’s time displacement machine transports many of Batman’s worst enemies to Feudal Japan, along with the Dark Knight and a few of his allies. Batman must rely on his intellect and his allies including Catwoman and the extended Bat-family, to restore order to the land and return to present-day Gotham City.



Starring: Dominic Cooper, Austin Stowell, Gemma Chan, Thomas Kretschmann, Tyler Hoechlin, Tom Felton, Connie Nielsen, Derek Jacobi, Jake Fairbrother, Lizzie Winkler
Run Time: 1:35 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Strong Language, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: In this high-octane action thriller, a British operative named John Stratton is tasked with infiltrating an Iranian facility that contains biochemical weapons. Later, Stratton pursues a former Soviet spy who is planning a terrorist attack in London.

The Humanity Bureau

The Humanity Bureau

Starring: Nicolas Cage, Sarah Lind, Hugh Dillon, Jakob Davies
Run Time: 1:35 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

Plot: In a dystopian future oppressed by global warming, the Humanity Bureau investigates citizens and exiles those who do not meet high productivity standards. Agent Noah Kross meets a woman and her teenage son who is set for exile, and works to save him.

Valentina’s Wedding
(La Boda de Valentina)

Valentina's Wedding

Starring: Omar Chaparro, Marimar Vega, Ryan Carnes, Kate Vernon, Jesús Zavala, Tony Dalton, Christian Tappan, Ingrid Dion, Sabine Moussier, Harding Junior
Run Time: 1:47 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language.
Formats Available: DVD

Plot: In this winning romantic comedy, a Mexican woman living in New York returns home to introduce her boyfriend to her notorious political family. While there, their relationship is tested when her family pressure her to marry an ex as part of a PR stunt.


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