New to Redbox – 1/16/18: Preview & Trailers of This Week’s New Releases

What’s New at the Box!

PopCultHQ brings you the latest arrivals to Redbox. There’s a good mix of new releases at The ‘Box this week, be it drama, horror, or a silly comedy. This week’s new releases include It, Cook Off, 9/11, Happy Death Day, The Snowman, and Victoria & Abdul. Plus, all these releases are Redbox Play Pass eligible (details below).

Here’s a look at each new release’s synopsis, trailer and all the details you need before renting from Redbox!

Redbox New Releases – 1/16/18


In a small town in 1989 Maine, seven bullied kids discover that a malevolent force is preying on the local children. Soon, they band together to destroy the monster, a killer clown called Pennywise, in this nerve-shredding horror film.

Happy Death Day

Starring: Jessica Rothe, Cariella Smith, Israel Broussard, Charles Aitken, Laura Clifton, Ruby Modine, Rachel Matthews, Jason Bayle, Phi Vu, Donna DuPlantier
Run Time: 1:36 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 for Drug Use/Content, Language, Nudity, Sexual Situations, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

In this clever and compelling horror mystery, a college student is trapped in a time loop that forces her to keep reliving a birthday that ends with her murder at the hands of a masked madman. As she repeats the same day, she tries to figure out her killer’s identity so she can avoid a grisly fate.

The Snowman

Starring: Michael Fassbender, Rebecca Ferguson, Charlotte Gainsbourg, Val Kilmer, J.K. Simmons, Chloë Sevigny, Sofia Helin, Toby Jones, James D’Arcy, David Dencik
Run Time: 2:00 Min
Rated: Rated R for Bloody Images, Brief Nudity, Language, Sexuality, Violence.
Formats Available: DVD, Blu-Ray

In this riveting adaptation of the best-selling crime novel, Norwegian police detective Harry Hole hunts a terrifying adversary known as “the Snowman Killer.” Hole and a rookie cop investigate cold cases in the hope of nabbing the killer, but they soon resort to more-desperate measures to catch their prey.

Cook Off

Starring: Cathryn Michon Wendi McLendon-Covey Melissa McCarthy Gary Anthony Williams Niecy Nash Diedrich Bader Louie Anderson Jordan Black Nick Angelus Ben Falcone
Run Time: 1:38 Min
Rated: Rated R for Sexual Situations.
Formats Available: DVD

In this gut-busting comedy, aspiring chefs from across America leave their small towns to face off in a Los Angeles cooking competition in the hope of winning the top prize of one million dollars. They soon discover that cooking on television is much harder than in their own kitchens.


Starring: Charlie Sheen, Whoopi Goldberg, Gina Gershon, Luis Guzmán, Wood Harris, Olga Fonda, Jacqueline Bisset, Billy Malone, Bruce Davison, Faune Chambers Watkins
Run Time: 1:30 Min
Rated: Rated R for Language.
Formats Available: DVD

Five people end up trapped together in an elevator in the North Tower of the World Trade Center during 9/11. Hoping for rescue but fearing the worst, they find comfort in each other’s strength and bond in ways they never imagined in this riveting drama.

Victoria & Abdul

Starring: Judi Dench, Ali Fazal, Eddie Izzard, Tim Pigott-Smith, Adeel Akhtar, Michael Gambom, Olivia Williams, Fenella Woolgar, Julian Wadham, Simon Callow
Run Time: 1:52 Min
Rated: Rated PG-13 for Language, Thematic Elements.
Formats Available: DVD

In this striking period piece, Queen Victoria forges an unlikely bond with an Indian clerk who traveled to London for her Golden Jubilee. The pair eventually become lifelong friends, although the Queen’s inner circle are horrified by their relationship.

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