Top 10 new releases and recommendations

Happy Friday streamers! Celebrate the weekend with a viewing of Groundhog Day (it’s this Sunday!) and adorable puppies as they duke it out for bragging rights in the Puppy Bowl X. Plus, there’s plenty of great new releases.

  • Groundhog Day – Snowed in during a trip to Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, to cover the annual Groundhog Day festivities, television weatherman Phil Connors (Bill Murray) finds himself stuck in time, endlessly repeating February 2nd. (Movie, 1993) – Available on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Jackass Presents: Bad Grandpa – Johnny Knoxville reprises his jackass role as 86-year-old Irving Zisman in the story of an old man saddled with the care of his grandson. The two hustle their way across America on an outrageous road trip pranking unsuspecting, real-life people. (Movie, 2013) – Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • Rush – Ron Howard directs Chris Hemsworth, Daniel Bruhl and Olivia Wilde in the epic true story of the rivalry between two drivers who clashed on and off the Grand Prix racetrack (Movie, 2013) – Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster on Demand, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • Ender’s Game – Based on the best-selling/award winning novel, this is an epic adventure starring Harrison Ford and Asa Butterfield as Ender Wiggin who is recruited by the International Military to lead the fight against the Formics, a genocidal alien race which nearly annihilated the human race in a previous invasion. (Movie, 2013) – Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Redbox Instant and Vudu.
  • The Croods – When an earthquake obliterates their cave, an unworldly prehistoric family is forced to journey through unfamiliar terrain in search of a new home. But things for pessimistic dad Grug go from bad to worse when his daughter meets a clever cave boy. (Movie, 2013) – Newly released on M-GO, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • The Fifth Estate – Triggering our age of high-stakes secrecy, explosive news leaks and the trafficking of classified information, WikiLeaks forever changed the game. Now, in a dramatic thriller based on real events, “The Fifth Estate” reveals the quest to expose the deceptions and corruptions of power that turned an Internet upstart into the 21st century’s most fiercely debated organization. (Movie, 2013) – Newly released on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video, Blockbuster on Demand and Vudu.
  • Secret Universe: Journey Inside the Cell – Like something out of science-fiction, the battle of our cells and the virus has been playing out over millions of years. This film tells the remarkable story of a single cell from birth to death in the front line of the eternal fight for supremacy. (Movie, 2012) – Newly released on Hulu Plus.
  • Tortured – Staring Emmanuelle Chriqui, Laurence Fishburne, Jon Cryer and James Cromwell, this epic thriller is about an undercover FBI agent as he faces a moral dilemma when he’s asked to torture a member of one of the world’s most powerful crime syndicates. (Movie, 2008) – Newly released on Redbox Instant, but also available on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
  • Passion – An intense power struggle between an icy advertising executive (Rachel McAdams) and her timid assistant (Noomi Rapace) turns deadly in director Brian De Palma’s stylish remake of Alain Corneau’s Love Crime. (Movie, 2012) – Newly released on Blockbuster on Demand, but also available on M-GO, Amazon Instant Video and Vudu.
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    • AG

      I don’t believe Groundhog Day is available on Crackle….

      • Guest

        Everything Roku say they have is a joke.

    • Jtsouloufas

      Puppy bowl X IS NOT playing on Animal Planet Live.

      • http://www.roku.com/ ROKU

        Sorry about that – we were misinformed.

        • no puppy bowl for us

          Way to disappoint a bunch of kids who sat around waiting for it to come on…

        • Guest

          False advertisement. I think you need to get your information right next time! Idiots!

    • nikki

      Can we watch the Superbowl using Roku?