Here are some recommendations to make the most of your time between grilling, swimming and chilling this Labor Day.  As always, if you have a suggestion on the perfect Labor Day flick, please post ’em in the comments.

Netflix New Releases:

  • The Last of the Mohicans– Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe and Wes Studi lead this sweeping and moody historical drama (1992)
  • Good Will Hunting– Oscar winning drama about a genius MIT janitor played by Matt Damon, also stars Robin Williams and Ben Affleck (1997)
  • Airplane– The ultimate disaster parody turned cult-classic is full of clever casting and irreverent gags (1980)

Hulu Plus New Releases:

  • Minute to Win It– Girl power is put to the test as female competitors from Florida, New York and California compete for a million bucks (2011)
  • Big Boss– Bruce Lee must renounce his oath of non-violence in order to help his cousins protect their ice factory in this classic Kung Fu flick (1971)
  • Absinthe– The definitive film on history’s most notorious drink (2011)

Crackle New Releases:

  • Mr. Deeds– Adam Sandler does what he does best in a fish-out-of-water tale that stands as one of his most underrated joke-fests (2002)
  • Mary Reilly– Julia Roberts flashes her acting chops in a unique twist on the legend of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1996)
  • Ghostbusters II– Bill Murray and Dan Aykroyd anchor a reunited comedy dream team that aims to save us all from slime and bad sequels (1989)

Amazon Instant Video New Releases:

  • Wrecked– Adrien Brody stars as a man who awakens in a mangled car-wreck at the bottom of a steep cliff and must rely on primal instinct to survive (2011)
  • Red State (pre theatrical rental)– The abduction of three teenaged boys leads to a guns-blazing standoff (2011)
  • Tucker & Dale vs Evil (pre theatrical release)– Shaun of the Dead meets Texas Chainsaw Massacre in this gory comedy about two southern guys mistaken for hillbilly psychos (2011)

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