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CHEAT CODE YOUR KIDS

 

Need some time to yourself away from the rambunctious rugrats? Trying in vain to get your kids to do their least favorite thing? Vudu is here to help.

 

We polled some of the internet’s most patient parents on their tips, tricks, and preferences when it comes to herding their little ones. Check out the results below:

 

 

 

Need a fun-filled family movie to set up for the cubs (or watch together as a clan)? Paddington, free to watch now on Vudu, is just the thing, with furry friends and a marmal-ous adventure everyone can enjoy.

 

 

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UNDER PRESSURE

 

Tests of bravery, tests of strength, and regular school tests are all on the horizon for the heroes of this week’s new free titles.

 

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It’s time to bend and snap back to 2001, when one plucky pupil in pink showed Harvard Law how to study in style. Legally Blonde is the cultural phenomenon that launched a sequel, a musical, and a fiercely fashionable fanbase.

 

 

Being the chief of police carries its own set of dangers and dilemmas, but being framed for murder isn’t standard procedure. With the local PD, the DEA, and his own homicide detective wife on his trail, one cornered cop is running Out of Time, fast.

 

 

A former CIA analyst thwarting a terrorist attack while on vacation seems like a case of right place, right time, but thing get more complicated when the terrorists want revenge. Sweat, tears, and plenty of blood will be left on the field in the Patriot Games.

 

 

Just like many sibling rivals, the two Conlon brothers have walked very different paths through life. Unlike most sibling rivals, their paths both end in the same mixed martial arts ring. Only one can be crowned the true Warrior.

 

LIVES UNEXAMINED

 

Documentary films can thrill, educate, disturb, and, perhaps most importantly, shed light on important stories that are not being told. The dedicated documentarians behind these works are determined to spread the word.

 

 

You may not recognize the name Doc Pomus, but if the words Save the Last Dance for Me or This Magic Moment ring a bell, you may have heard his work. A.K.A. Doc Pomus introduces the man behind the music.

 

 

North Korea is a nation perpetually making international headlines, but still shrouded in a fair amount of mystery to the average outsider. It takes a close neighbor, South-Korea-born filmmaker Soon-Mi Yoo to lift the veil with Songs From the North.

 

 

How do you begin to capture the unique experience of African American boys in the American education system? Following two of them through it for 13 years is a great start, and American Promise does just that.

 

Horror, comedy, musical horror-comedy. Whatever you’re looking for, you can find it in our full free collection here.

 

 

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UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCES

 

Whether in wartime, peacetime, or anaconda mealtime, the strivers and survivors in this week’s new additions are in for some adventures to remember.

 

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Acts of god, maddening mishaps, and an enchanting stranger stand between Ben and his wedding day. Staying the course can be tricky, especially when the Forces of Nature seem to push you in a brave new direction.

 

 

Between the bombs and bullets of World War II, Nazi forces illicitly seized and stored many of Western arts most valued masterpieces. If art history is to be saved from calamity, it’s going to be a job for the Monuments Men.

 

 

For the first black regiment to fight for the North in the Civil War, serving had a special significance and losing was not an option. They faced prejudice, opposition, and hardship at every turn on the road to Glory.

 

 

Fear of snakes is a pretty common phobia, but on the waters of Amazon it’s also a key to survival. If this crew of filmmakers wants to live to see premier night, they’d better learn to respect the mighty Anaconda.

 

DANGER AT EVERY TURN

 

When death is lurking behind every corner, saving yourself and others may require some unconventional action. These thrillers have close calls and stunning twists sure to keep you guessing.

 

 

Two killers, one prize. They’ll risk it all for a chance at fame fortune, and a stay of execution from becoming The 10th Victim.

 

 

She once was blind but now can see. Emma’s miracle recovery brings with it a gift and a curse, as her newfound sight becomes the key to solving a grisly murder in Blink.

 

 

What if one number could be the key to everything? For a genius mathematician with much on his mind, the secrets of Pi may be more than he’s prepared to handle.

 

Like what you see? There’s a lot more where that came from, with thousands of free movies and TV shows in our full free collection here.

 

 

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OUT OF CONTROL

 

The best laid plans are no match for the ghouls, goofballs, and gunslingers in this week’s new arrivals. Pop some corn, pull up a seat, and unleash a little bit of chaos, and check out the full list of new free titles coming this month here.

 

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Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. Beetlejuice. You know the chant, now buckle up for a reanimated roller coaster back to where it all began. Micheal Keaton thrills and chills as the ghost with the most, who’s scaring away pesky humans one grim gag at a time.

 

 

Hight-strung high-rollers carefully comparing business cards. A chainsaw chase through a penthouse apartment. Gallons and gallons of hair product. The sights and sounds of American Psycho are burned into our nation’s film history, and it’s time for a refresher course.

 

 

From the madcap manhunt of The Heat to the feel-good fun of Brooklyn Nine-Nine, comedy cops are always an audience favorite. Salute the recruits who helped make police work into funny business, with the original Police Academy.

 

 

We’ve all experienced a night of regrettable decisions, but no hangover or kitchen mess compares to having the entire Vegas mob beating down your door. For this Wild Card, leaving Las Vegas is going to be easier said than done.

 

INCITING INCIDENTS

 

What happens when a house is sold, friends fight, or a game goes too far? These films follow the aftermath of fateful days.

 

 

Artists work with and within space, and when that space is disrupted the whole house of cards can come crashing down. Exhibition tells the tale of a wife and husband whose art and relationship are put to the test by one such disruption.

 

 

Johnny Cash mesmerized multiple generations, and his manager Saul Holiff was there for it all. In My Father and the Man in Black, Holiff’s son Josh lifts the veil on the two men’s working relationship, ultimate falling out, and the impact it all had on those they knew.

 

 

Red rover. Cops and robbers. Tag. Our childhood games are often rough, physical, and rambunctious, and without adult supervision things can get a little out of hand. Or very, very out of hand, like in I Declare War.

 

Why pay when you can press play? Find a full library of fan favorite movies and TV in our full free collection here.

 

 

NEW THIS WEEK: THE MEG, ALPHA, AND MORE

UNFORESEEN DANGERS

 

Whether it’s a newly unleashed prehistoric shark, a lone wolf out for blood, or even a romantic rival from half-way around the world, the protagonists in this week’s new releases are in for some unexpected peril.

 

 

It’s been 43 years since Jaws first taught us to fear the deep, and we still haven’t learned our lesson about going back in the water.

 

The Meg, a massive, bloodthirsty shark from before the dawn of humanity, would be more at home in Jurassic Park than Finding Nemo, and it has set its emotionless eyes on Jason Statham in the ultimate battle of surf vs. turf. Choose a side and watch the carnage unfold, in up to 4K + UHD.

 

 

Everyone knows dogs are our species’ best, furriest friends (sorry cat fans), but how did we meet our canine companions?

 

Alpha tells the tale of one early human teen separated from his tribe and one injured wolf left behind by his pack. As the trials of survival form a new bond between boy and beast, the two embark on and adventure filled with thrills for the whole family.

 

 

How much would you pay to meet your musical idol? Would you want a refund if they started dating your girlfriend? In a tale of obsession, regret, and fandom in the age of message boards, Juliet, Naked reveals some enlightening truths.

 

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You find out your ex is actually a deep cover super spy under attack from shadowy pursuers, and he hid an important asset in your apartment before the breakup. What do you do? If you answered jet across Europe with your best friend to deliver the package yourself, The Spy Who Dumped Me is right up your alley.

 

 

The internet is full of frightening hoaxes, horror stories, and tall tales that make us shut our laptops late at night, but one looms larger than all the rest. Brought to life by fear, Slender Man is a movie monster of our own creation, and he’s ready to meet his makers.

 

 

Teen Titans fans have watched them travel through time, dive deep beneath the sea, and circle the globe to protect their allies far and wide. Now it’s time for the true final frontier: Teen Titans GO! to the Movies. Whether they become rising stars or crash down to Earth, the Titans are taking Hollywood and taking kids of all ages along for the ride.