In one corner: A fail-safe Mission Impossible formula, R-rated humor, or an Oscar-nominated drama.
In the other: Animated chipmunks or a teen-aged Easter Bunny.
Not a lot of middle ground in Redbox's top five DVD rentals this week in Urbandale.
Might we suggest a trip to the to see The Avengers, the new PG-13 action movie with Marvel Comics heros. You can check show times here.
1. Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol- Tom Cruise is back as Ethan Hunt. Hunt must clear his agency's name after being blamed for a terrorist attack. Trailer.
Redbox Review: 4 Stars Rating: PG-13 Stars: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Paula Patton, Michael Nyqvist
2. The Sitter - Noah is a suspended college student, living at home with his single mom. When he is talked into babysitting the three, misfit kids next door, he decides to take them along on an attempted sexual rendezvous. The night takes a wild and dangerous turn for the worse. Trailer.
Redbox Review: 3 Stars Rating: R Stars: Jonah Hill, Max Records, Ari Graynor, J.B. Smoove, Sam Rockwell
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3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked - The vacationing Chipmunks and Chipettes turn a luxury cruise liner into their personal playground, until they become 'chipwrecked' on a remote island, which is not as deserted as it seems.
Redbox Review: 4 Stars Rating: PG Stars: Jason Lee, David Cross,Jenny Slate, Justin Long, Matthew Gray Gubler
4. Hop - The teenage son of the Easter Bunny takes off for Hollywood in pursuit of his dream of becoming a rockstar drummer. Once there, he teams up with a slacker, and together the two encounter a series of misadventures. Trailer.
Redbox Review: 3.5 Stars Rating: PG Stars: Russell Brand, James Marsden, Kaley Cuoco, Hank Azaria, Gary Cole
5. The Descendants - Matt King, a husband and father of two girls, must re-examine his past and navigate his future when his wife is in a boating accident off Waikiki. He awkwardly attempts to repair his relationship with his daughters when the oldest girl drops the bombshell that her mother was in the midst of a romantic fling at the time of the accident.
Redbox Review: 3.5 Stars Rating: R Stars: George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges,Robert Forster, Judy Green
You can find Redbox vending machines at:
- 86th and Douglas Ave.
- Walgreens at , or
- Kum & Go at , 5225 N.W. 86th St., . 4860 N.W. Urbandale Drive,
- McDonalds, at ., or 3610 Merle Hay Road in Des Moines.
Or check out Urbandale’s rental store, 4651 86th St.