[Movie News] New to Redbox – 9/4/18: 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 this week at The ‘Box this week, with action, comedy, drama, horror, kids movies, and suspense titles are becoming available on Tuesday this week.

This week’s new releases include Hereditary, Adrift, Ideal Home, Won’t You Be My Neighbor, UFO, Luis and the Aliens, I Kill Giants, and A Reckoning.  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 – 9/4/18


Starring: Toni Collette, Milly Shapiro, Mark Blockovich, John Forker, Brockton McKinney, Shane Morrisun, Mallory Bechtel, Zackary Arthur, Heidi Mendez, Jake Brown
Run Time: 2:07 Min
Rated: Rated R by the Motion Picture Association of America for Disturbing Images, Drug Use/Content, Language, Nudity, Violence.

Plot: When her mentally ill mother passes away, a woman named Annie and her husband, son and daughter all mourn her loss. The family turn to different means to handle their grief, including Annie and her daughter both flirting with the supernatural. They all begin to have disturbing, otherworldly experiences linked to the sinister secrets and emotional trauma that have been passed through the generations of their family.


Starring: Shailene Woodley, Sam Claflin, Jeffrey Thomas, Elizabeth Hawthorne, Grace Palmer, Tami Ashcraft, Kael Damlamian, Luna Campbell, Marisiale Tunoka, Lei-Ming Caine
Run Time: 2:00 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Brief Drug Use, Language, Mature Thematic Issues, Nudity, Peril.

Plot: A young couple who’s sailing 4,000 miles across the Pacific Ocean suddenly find themselves approaching a Category 5 storm with no hope of diverting. After losing consciousness, she awakes stranded on their wrecked boat, but with a determined will to survive.

Ideal Home

Starring: Paul Rudd, Steve Coogan, Jake McDorman, Jenny Gabrielle, Jack Gore, Jesse Luken, Sarah Minnich, Monique Candelaria, Frances Lee McCain, Lora Martinez-Cunningham
Run Time: 1:31 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Plot: Eccentric, combative gay couple Paul and Erasmus balk when a boy named Bill arrives at their home claiming to be Erasmus’s grandson. With his father in jail, responsibility for Bill falls on the two men, who have no interest in changing their booze-soaked, bohemian lifestyle — until they begin to grow protective of their young ward and warm to the idea of forming a nontraditional family.

Won’t You Be My Neighbor

Starring: Fred Rogers
Run Time: 1:34 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Language, Mature Thematic Issues.

Plot: This documentary paints a portrait of the philosophy and work of cardigan-wearing children’s entertainer Fred Rogers, star of the popular show “Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood.” Mister Rogers creatively communicated themes of empathy and acceptance using a colorful cast of puppets and friends for more than 30 years. Along with archival footage, Rogers’ contemporaries and castmates reflect on his legacy.


Starring: Alex Sharp, Gillian Anderson, David Strathairn, Ella Purnell, Benjamin Beatty
Run Time: 1:35 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 by the Motion Picture Association of America for Drug Use/Content, Language.

Plot: College student Derek Echevaro believes he saw a UFO when he was younger, which fuels his motivation to try to prove the existence of extraterrestrials. He focuses on UFO sightings at American airports with his professor and girlfriend’s help, but the FBI tries to stop them.

Luis and the Aliens

Starring: Will Forte, Callum Maloney, Dermot Magennis, Lea Thompson, Ian Coppinger, Orlando Leyba, Joey Guila, Paul Tylak, Susie Power
Run Time: 1:26 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Plot: A nerdy boy called Luis stumbles upon a group of misfit aliens who have come to Earth to buy a special massage mat they saw on an infomercial. When they discover that the mat is almost sold out, they enlist Luis’s help to locate the very last one.

I Kill Giants

Starring: Madison Wolfe, Zoe Saldana, Imogen Poots, Sydney Wade, Jennifer Ehle, Allanah O’Connor, Noel Clarke, Maya Peters, Art Parkinson, Don Wycherley
Run Time: 1:46 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Plot: An oddball girl named Barbara Thorson regularly brings a Norse warhammer to her middle school, and has a detailed imaginary life in which she is a skilled giant killer. However, her flights of fantasy might be an attempt to cope with troubles at home.

A Reckoning

Starring: June Dietrich, Kevin Makely, Todd Robinson, Todd A. Robinson, Lance Henriksen, Lance Henricksen, Meg Foster
Run Time: 1:24 Min
Rated: Not Rated by the Motion Picture Association of America.

Plot: The husband of Mary O’Malley was murdered, and the brutal death left her behind as a widow. Determined to avenge his murder, Mary drops everything to find the killer. The trip that she takes is a dangerous one, as she navigates the depths of the wild.

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