With Redbox changing out their DVDs every few months, it can be hard to know which movies will be available when you go to one of their locations. Many people don’t know that Redbox also has hundreds of movies always available to rent or buy online. If you download the app to your phone, you can see the great deals at the Redbox nearest you, even snagging new releases for under five dollars. To help you decide where to start, we’ve highlighted some adaptations of beloved books that you can rent anytime from Redbox.
In the sequel to The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo (2011), computer hacker Lisbeth Salander and journalist Micael Blomkvist return for this political thriller. Based on the fourth book of the Millennium series, Blomkvist seeks out Lisbeth’s help in protecting a dangerous computer program that could change the world at they know it. While trying to keep the program out of the wrong hands, they find themselves caught up in web of spies, cyber criminals, and corrupt government officials.
Wes Anderson based his critically acclaimed stop motion animation film on the children’s book written by Roald Dahl, originally published in 1970. After starting a family and settling down, Mr. Fox and his friends are constantly under attack from three angry farmers. In order to protect their home, Mr. Fox and his friends must constantly outwit these farmers in this adventure comedy.
Also written by Roald Dahl, The BFG is based on a beloved children’s book first published in 1982. Young Sophie is frightened when carried off by a giant one night, but soon realizes she’s on an adventure with a Big Friendly Giant. As the two travel throughout a magical world, Sophie realizes not all giants are as nice as the BFG. This movie highlights the fun adventure of two friends through an exciting new world and their attempt to protect the ones they love.
As next-door neighbors from grade school to junior high, Juli and Bryce have always been a part of one another’s lives—for better or for worse. Based on the bestselling young adult novel by Wendelin Van Draanen, these two characters explore their feelings for each other during different stages of their lives, creating a heartwarming romantic comedy.
This popular romantic comedy was based on Stephen Chbosky’s novel, which provides a unique and realistic perspective on teen love. Despite always being an introvert, Charlie falls in love with an outgoing and spontaneous girl named Sam and befriends her fearless stepbrother, Patrick. Together they experience the ups and downs of high school and discover their true selves in this coming-of-age film.
Based on Nick Flynn’s compelling memoir, this movie describes the complicated relationship between a caseworker and his father. Throughout his life, Nick received letters from his father who was in federal prison for bank robbery. After meeting his father for the first time in a homeless shelter, Nick doesn’t know what to make of the self-proclaimed poet and con man. This dramatic story highlights the true events that separated this father and son, and how they found reentered each other’s lives after so long.
From John Grogan’s heartwarming memoir, Marley and Me tells the story of a happy, young couple and an adorable, yet unruly, dog. No matter how much they tried to train him or how big he grew, Marley always stayed true to his wild side. This true story reminds us that we should never outgrow the puppy within all of us.