NEW THIS WEEK: PLAYING WITH FIRE, LAST CHRISTMAS, AND MORE

FUN, FESTIVITIES, AND FEAR

These no-nonsense firefighters had one job to do: stopping a brutal wildfire from engulfing the forest. Now they have a second job: looking after the three precocious kids they rescued from the flames.

Action, laughs, and a whole lot of heart give Playing With Fire an undeniable spark the whole family can enjoy, but don’t take our word for it. Watch our exclusive clip below to hear the stars themselves describe what makes this movie a family must-watch:

She’s all bah humbug and he’s filled with cheer, but their Christmas collision will change them both in ways neither could have ever imagined.

Filled with all your favorite romcom moments and plenty of unexpected twists, Last Christmas will melt your heart no matter the season.

After leaving the haunted hotel of The Shining, Danny Torrance thought his family’s nightmare was finally over. But some ghosts aren’t so easily exorcised.

Brave a new world of psychic vampires, mental mazes, and angry apparitions in the dark and dreamy Doctor Sleep.

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They’re creepy, they’re crawly, and they’re ready to welcome their new neighbors with open (possibly disembodied) arms.

Gather the family for some scary good fun with the first family of fright, The Addams Family.

When the zombies get smarter and stronger, so do the survivors (plus a few new friends).

Take the fight to the creatures of the night in the wild wasteland of Zombieland: Double Tap.

EXCLUSIVE LOOK BEHIND THE SCENES OF TERMINATOR: DARK FATE

THEY SAID THEY’D BE BACK

The Terminator series has been leaving audiences thrilled, chilled, and cheering for over 35 years with its cutting-edge action, unforgettable characters, and unique insights into humanity, technology, and destiny.

We wanted to get the real scoop on what makes the latest installment, Terminator: Dark Fate the perfect android heir to the Terminator throne, and who better to ask than the stars of the film themselves? Watch our exclusive clips below to find out what makes a real Terminator movie:

Original Terminator stars Linda Hamilton and Arnold Schwarzenegger are reunited in the new film, and they couldn’t be more excited to build on a working partnership that created one of the world’s most iconic movie franchises.

Sure, the Terminators are trying to kill us. But if Skynet created them, and we created Skynet, and they keep coming back no matter how we change the timeline, what does that say about us? Original action hero Linda Hamilton has some thoughts.

As a lifelong fan of the series, villainous newcomer Gabriel Luna wanted to make sure that the new film lived up to the Terminator standard. Here’s what he thinks of the final result.

See all the action, drama, and mechanized mayhem for yourself. Watch Terminator: Dark Fate in up to 4K UHD now.

NEW THIS WEEK – TERMINATOR: DARK FATE, HARRIET, AND MORE

RACE AGAINST TIME

You can run, you can fight, and you can send a cybernetically enhanced super soldier back in time to help. But you can’t hide.

The meanest machines in Hollywood are back in Terminator: Dark Fate, and some familiar heroes will have to team up with a new generation of freedom fighters to combat the ultimate threat.

Her story is passed down through generations, her name is synonymous with freedom, and her life has never been shown quite like this.

Get to know the real American hero Harriet Tubman in the bold and breathtaking biopic Harriet, packed with powerful performances and stories you didn’t hear in history class.

If death was coming but you couldn’t change your fate, would you want to know? Better choose carefully.

The timer is set, the seconds are winding down, and the victims of Countdown are running out of options, fast.

Two families: one rich, one poor. A chance encounter will inseparably intertwine their fates, and nothing will ever be the same.

See the stirring social thriller that has audiences gasping and critics on the edge of their seats, and decide once and for all who is the true Parasite.

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You know the name, you’ve seen what she can do, and now you’re going to get a real taste of what happens when you mess with the fiercest fairy of them all.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil is back, and she’s ready to do whatever it takes to protect her newfound family.

If you need to kill the best of the old school, you’re going to need to hire the best of the new school. Even if they’re the same guy.

Two ultimate assassins. Two different reasons to live. But there can only be one Gemini Man.

NEW THIS WEEK: RENT JOKER FOR $2.99 AND MORE

SAVE BIG, NO FUNNY BUSINESS

We aren’t joking around with this week’s Weekly Rental Deal – you can rent the hit drama Joker right now for only $2.99! This grim and gritty tale gives a new life and meaning to the shadowy origins of the beloved (and reviled) comic book villain, with twists, turns, and all-out performances that have left a lasting impression on audiences and critics alike.

All you have to do to take advantage of this special offer is enter the code RentJoker at https://www.vudu.com/vuducodes, plus by using the code you’ll be entered to win a year’s worth of free rentals! Check back next week here for another amazing offer and another chance to win. Full details here.

If you’re intrigued by all the buzz around Joker but are worried it’s stark portrayal of society and supervillainy might be a bit dark for your sensibilities, we’ve got you covered with our new Rental Redo feature. If you start watching Joker and decide it’s not your cup of tea within the first 30 minutes, just stop the movie and call or email our Customer Care team within 24 hours to get a credit equal to the price of the rental dropped directly into your account within 24 hours. Get the full details here.

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All work and no play can make anyone get a little bit agitated, or even push two secretive lighthouse keepers to the brink of destruction.

Stranded together by an ominous storm, these two men will find the answers they seek within the walls of The Lighthouse.

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A Tyrannosaurus may not be your personal idea of man’s best friend, but for one solitary caveman a friendship with the earth’s most fearsome predator may be the only chance for survival.

Watch Primal: Tales of Savagery to see two prehistoric pals take on the world in stunning visual style crafted by animation legend Genndy Tartakovsky.

STILL IN THEATERS

He’s got a dying mother in need, superhuman special skills, and the will to use them for whatever it takes. All he needs is a chance.

Jump into action with the thrill-a-minute futuristic adventure Code 8, and see it now before it’s done with its theatrical run.

We’ve all heard of being dressed to kill, but this murderous dress is taking the expression a little too far.

Witness the heights of luxury and the depths of depravity in the strange and striking In Fabric, if you dare.

Watch even more hit movies before they leave theaters with our full In Theaters collection here.

NEW THIS WEEK – MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL, BLACK AND BLUE, AND MORE

INTENSE CONFLICT

Arise from your slumber and return to the Moors for a high-flying, curse-slinging, magical battle for the fate of the entire realm.

Maleficent: Mistress of Evil returns in this spellbinding sequel to protect what’s hers and show everyone what happens when you mess with the worst.

Watch our exclusive Maleficent: Mistress of Evil clip below to meet the new character Lickspittle, a henchman who’s more than meets the eye.

Some sights can’t ever be unseen, and sometimes seeing too much means you can never go back to the life you once knew.

A rookie cop accidentally exposed to the rampant corruption in her department will have to decide whether to keep safe and silent or risk it all so justice can be served in Black and Blue.

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An interstellar experience changed her worldview forever, and coming back down to earth is going to be easier said than done.

See what happens when one woman’s life among the stars causes her life on earth to burn up on reentry in Lucy in the Sky.

Want even more rental fun? Check out this week’s Weekly Rental Deal to get 60% off our entire $3.99 rental collection.