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iTunes Weekend Movie Guide – [Friday May 23, 2014]

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iTunes Weekend Movie Guide – [Friday May 23, 2014]

Apple is back with its best selection of the top movies to both rent or own, on iTunes.

In this week’s guide: The worlds of both LEGO and animation collide, in Warner Bros.’ instant cinematic hit: “The LEGO Movie.” There’s some intense action as Chris Pine brings Tom Clancy’s famous enduring C.I.A analyst to life, in “Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit.”

Plus, after being told that he only has 90-minutes to live, Henry (played by Robin Williams) sets out to right all the wrongs in his life. Rent “The Angriest Man in Brooklyn” while it’s still in theaters, for just $6.99 HD.

Blockbuster New Release: The LEGO Movie

An ordinary Lego construction worker, thought to be the prophesied ‘Special’, is recruited to join a quest to stop an evil tyrant from gluing the Lego universe into eternal stasis.

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Action Thriller: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Jack Ryan, as a young covert CIA analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.

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Modern Romance: About Last Night

Follow two couples as they journey from the bar to the bedroom and are eventually put to the test in the real world.

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In Theaters Now: The Angriest Man In Brooklyn

A curmudgeonly man is mistakenly told that he has 90 minutes to live by his doctor and promptly sets out to reconcile with his wife, brother and friends in the short time he believes he has left.

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War Drama: Courage Under Fire

A US Army officer, despondent about a deadly mistake he made, investigates a female chopper commander’s worthiness for the Medal of Honor.

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Ripped From The Headlines: Kids For Cash

Kids For Cash is a riveting look behind the notorious judicial scandal that rocked the nation. Beyond the millions paid and high stakes corruption, Kids For Cash exposes a shocking American secret.

In the wake of the shootings at Columbine, a small town celebrates a charismatic judge who is hell-bent on keeping kids in line…until one parent dares to question the motives behind his brand of justice. This real life thriller reveals the untold stories of the masterminds at the center of the scandal and the chilling aftermath of lives destroyed in the process – a stunning emotional roller coaster.

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Rom-Com Duo: The Wedding Singer

Robbie, the singer and Julia, the waitress are both engaged to be married but to the wrong people. Fortune intervenes to help them discover each other.

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Animated Superheroes: JLA Adventures: Trapped In Time

The Legion of Doom are attempting to use space satellites to freeze the Earth’s oceans, creating more land mass at the coastal regions for which they own. The JLA quickly arrive and the two teams engage in a classic battle of wills.

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Italian Classic: Il Generale Della Rovere

Victorio Bardone, a petty con man, is arrested by the Gestapo and coerced into impersonating a partisan leader in order to expose another resistance organizer.

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Literary Adaptation: In Secret

Set in the lower echelons of 1860s Paris, Therese Raquin, a sexually repressed beautiful young woman, is trapped into a loveless marriage to her sickly cousin, Camille, by her domineering aunt, Madame Raquin. Therese spends her days confined behind the counter of a small shop and her evenings watching Madame play dominoes with an eclectic group. After she meets her husband’s alluring friend, Laurent, she embarks on an illicit affair that leads to tragic consequences.

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Note: Each of the movies above are available to purchase in HD. Some of the movies listed may also be available for rent. “The Angriest Man In Brooklyn” (still in theaters) is available to rent for $6.99.

Looking for more great movie recommendations? – See the iTunes Top 100 UK Movies Chart and iTunes Top 100 U.S Movies Chart. Stay tuned for next week’s edition of iTunes Weekend Movie Guide.

See our “iTunes Movie Guide” Hub.

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