The popcorn is ready, your friends have just arrived and the only thing left to do before kicking off the movie night is to actually pick the movie(s). Try one of these 10 popular options all released within the last year and available to now rent on M-Go and other streaming services for only $4.99!
The Longest Ride
Great for a chick flick themed movie night, this romantic drama is based off a novel by Nicholas Sparks (The Notebook) and centers on a romance between former champion bull rider Luke and strong willed college student Sophia. Just when different lifestyles, dreams and opinions threaten to tear the couple apart, they encounter an elderly gentleman whose love story inspires them to make sacrifices and fight against the forces destroying their relationship.
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Bradley Cooper brilliantly encompasses the US Navy Seal Chris Kelly as he becomes one of the most heroic and lethal snipers in American history. His aim and pin point shooting saves countless lives, but not without putting a target on his head among the enemy forces. This inspiring true story of heroism and sacrifice is perfect for an action packed night of movie watching.
After Bianca learns she is her friends “DUFF” (Designated Ugly Fat Friend), she enlists childhood friend and charming jock, Wesley, to help her erase the label. Together they embark on a hilarious journey that will result in plenty of important lessons about self-worth and social status. If you are a fan of Mean Girls and looking for a similar light hearted teen comedy to make your movie night complete, The Duff should definitely be your go to.
Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey stars as a former NASA pilot in this intense action thriller. He and a team of researchers must face the unknown of space and find a suitable, life sustaining planet to replace the quickly crumbling Earth. With the fate of mankind in their hands the team must undergo the most important mission in human history.
Jim White (Kevin Costner) is a newcomer to a predominately Latino town but quickly becomes a coach when he recognizes the extraordinary work ethic of a couple local boys and, despite many obstacles, creates a cross country team. In this inspirational true story, Disney captures the magic of community, discipline and cultural background all channeled into the rawest form of competition there is: distance running.
Directed and produced by Academy Award winner Angelina Jolie, Unbroken follows the incredible true story of Louis Zamperini. After joining the military during WWII Louis’ plane crashes over the Pacific Ocean and he must dig deep to survive the frightening journey ahead of him.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies
Set as a pre-quell to the infamous Lord of the Rings series, the final movie in the epic trilogy based off the books by J.R.R. Tolkien, is filled with plenty of heart-pounding action. The plot focuses on five armies that assemble to determine the fate of Middle Earth. With just as much heart, unlikely alliances and breathtaking battles as its movie companions this great option for any movie night.
The Imitation Game
Bennedict Cumberbatch and Kiera Knightley co-star as British war heroes Alan Turning and Joan Clarke during the final stages of WWII. Together they use their skill and knowledge to crack the believed to be unbreakable codes of the Nazi Enigma machine, saving countless lives in the process. The story follows their rise to heroes and also depicts Alan’s fall when he is discovered to be a homosexual.
Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis) dreams of embracing greatness, but all her life consists of is cleaning houses and a never ending stream of bad luck. It isn’t until a genetically engineered hunter named Caine (Channing Tatum) arrives on Earth to push her towards greatness does she finally get to embark on a journey that could alter the cosmos forever. Jupiter Ascending is a great option for an audience that craves action and mesmerizing science fiction.
Woman in Gold
Academy Award winner Helen Mirren stars as Maria Altmann in this remarkable true story of persistence and courage. Sixty years after Maria fled Vienna during WWII, the Jewish woman decides to reclaim her family’s valuable possessions that were taken by the Nazis. But when Austria argues these possessions to be national treasures she hires inexperienced yet spirited lawyer Randy Schoenberg and embarks in a legal battle that will take her all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.
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