Top Movies at Home: 'Candyman,' 'A Quiet Place Part II' and More!

Here's your roundup of this week's top movies at home, now available to rent or own, including recent horror hits like "Candyman" and "A Quiet Place Part II."

Matt Lissauer

By Matt Lissauer

Top Movies at Home - "Candyman"

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Looking to make it a movie night? Great! Here are the top movies at home that you can watch right now, from across the major video-on-demand services. Bookmark this page as we'll be updating it each week with a new top ten.

  • 1Candyman
    Teyonah Parris in "Candyman."

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    Say it. "Candyman" takes the top of our list of the popular movies to watch at home this week as it makes its PVOD debut. Director Nia DaCosta takes the classic 1992 slasher flick and re-imagines it for a modern age. "Candyman" serves as a direct continuation from the original, now set 27 years after the events of the first one. Tony Todd reprises his role as the vengeful spirit. For a chilling night, take this one in, but be careful not to join the hive.

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    Horror / 2021 / R

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  • 2A Quiet Place: Part II
    Millicent Simmonds, Emily Blunt and Noah Jupe in "A Quiet Place: Part II."

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    John Krasinki's anticipated follow-up to his 2018 smash hit "A Quiet Place" continues to be one of the top movies at home to rent and stream. "A Quiet Place: Part II" made a very loud impact in theaters when it debuted over Memorial Day Weekend. After a year-long delay, people were excited to get back to the cinema and continue the story of the Abbott clan as they continue to navigate their terrifying world. If you still need to catch up, here are the 9 things to know before watching.

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    A Quiet Place: Part II

    Horror / 2021 / PG-13

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  • 3The Suicide Squad
    Joel Kinnaman, Daniela Melchior, King Shark (voice: Sylvester Stallone), Idris Elba, and John Cena in "The Suicide Squad."

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    It seems like those that try to make a Task Force X movie are forever doomed. Director James Gunn amps up his flash and bombast that made "Guardians of the Galaxy" legends in the MCU for this ragtag team of supervillains in the DC universe. Gunn's take works better than David Ayer's previous attempt, even if the fans didn't come around.

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    The Suicide Squad

    Action / 2021

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  • 4F9: The Fast Saga
    Nathalie Emmanuel and Vin Diesel in "F9."

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    "F9" races back to the top as a new director's cut becomes available on VOD. It's no shock that the big movie that revved up hope that the big screen can still draw crowds is one of the top movies at home. Get in on the memes and enjoy this blockbuster that's just as much about family as it is about ridiculous cars that can reach the stratosphere. If you haven't seen it yet, here's all you need to know before you give it a watch. As for what's new in this cut? There are a few extended scenes, including a flashback that includes some franchise-favorite characters.

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    F9: The Fast Saga

    Action / 2021 / PG-13

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  • 5Black Widow
    Scarlett Johan and Florence Pugh in "Black Widow."

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    Marvel returned in a big way to big screens this year. While "Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings" breaks box office records, take in the first theatrical entry to the MCU's Phase Four. "Black Widow" finds Scarlett Johansson finally taking the lead as we explore her time on the run following the events of "Captain America: Civil War." With allusions to both Bond and Bourne, this is one globetrotting adventure you won't want to miss.

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    Black Widow

    Action / 2021 / PG-13

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  • 6The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard
    Ryan Reynolds, Salma Hayek, Samuel L. Jackson in "The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard."

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    Clearly, we can't get enough of Ryan Reynolds. While "Free Guy" reigns at the box office, "The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" slays as one of the top movies to watch at home. Just when bodyguard Michael Bryce (Reynolds) thought he was out, Sonia Kincaid (Salma Hayek), wife of hitman Darius (Samuel L. Jackson), pulls him back in. Only this time, Bryce can't use lethal force. "The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard" may not have connected with theater-goers when it debuted in June, but the action-comedy will likely score a hit with audiences at home.

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    The Hitman's Wife's Bodyguard

    Action / 2021 / R

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  • 7Jungle Cruise
    Dwayne Johnson, Emily Blunt, and Jack Whitehall in "Jungle Cruise."

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    Dwayne Johnson and Emily Blunt do their best Humphrey Bogart and Katherine Hepburn as they take a jungle cruise to remember. Based on Disney's popular theme park ride, "Jungle Cruise" might not win any awards. But for a pure popcorn adventure, you can't go wrong. A sequel is on the way, too.

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    Jungle Cruise

    Adventure / 2021 / PG-13

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  • 8Prisoners of the Ghostland
    Nicolas Cage in "Prisoners of the Ghostland."

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    When Nic Cage calls a film "the wildest movie I've ever made," you know you should sit up and pay attention. Considering his filmography, that's high praise. Considering director Sion Sono's filmography? That statement definitely says something, too. "Prisoners of the Ghostland" is Sono's first English-language feature. Whatever we say here won't do the film justice. Just watch the trailer.

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    Prisoners of the Ghostland

    Thriller / 2021

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  • 9Wrath of Man
    Jason Statham in "Wrath of Man."

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    "Wrath of Man" continues to hold its own against the fury of all the new movies to watch. Director Guy Ritchie re-teams with his "Lock, Stock" and "Snatch" collaborator Jason Statham for this update of the 2004 French actioner "Cash Truck." While reviews were mixed, fans of Ritchie and Statham can do no wrong here.

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    Wrath of Man

    Thriller / 2021 / R

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  • 10Don't Breathe 2
    Stephen Lang in "Don't Breathe 2."

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    Steven Lang is back as Blind Man Norman, but this time he's the one on defense. After the success of 2016's low-budget chiller, a sequel was more than expected. Co-writer of the first one, Rodo Sayagues, makes his directorial debut here to mixed effect. Next up for the "Don't Breathe" team of Sayagues and Fede Álvarez? A "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" reboot.

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    Don't Breathe 2

    Horror / 2021 / R

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Matt Lissauer

Matt Lissauer

Matt Lissauer is a writer & data manager for Noovie. When he is not busy writing listicles, Matt is enjoying life in New Jersey with his lovely wife and three kids.

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