What’s New @Home: 'Cats', 'Just Mercy', 'Richard Jewell', and More

Our new weekly roundup of all the hot movies you can watch from the comfort of your couch.

Matt Lissauer

By Matt Lissauer

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With all the changes we're now facing, from closing theaters to social distancing, we're putting together a weekly roundup of all the great movies that are coming to your couch each week. New movies to rent and own tend to come out on Tuesdays and Fridays, and we'll be here to keep you informed with what's new, what's next, and what you should watch across all your favorite at-home services.

  • "Cats" (New to Own)

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    Taylor Swift in "Cats." © Universal Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection

    Director Tom Hooper hoped for some success with his adaptation of the long-running hit Broadway musical. But, his "success" will live on now and forever in other ways, especially as it was just named the Worst Picture of the Year by the Razzies.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Cats

PG

Musical

December 20, 2019

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  • "Just Mercy" (New to Own)

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    Michael B. Jordan and Jamie Foxx in "Just Mercy." © Warner Bros. / courtesy Everett Collection

    Civil rights defense attorney Bryan Stevenson (Michael B. Jordan) helps to exonerate wrongfully accused death row inmate Walter McMillian (Jamie Foxx). Foxx earned a Golden Globe nomination for his performance, while Jordan captivates as always, in this story based on true events.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Just Mercy

PG-13

Drama

January 10, 2020

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  • "Richard Jewell" (New to Rent)

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    Sam Rockwell, Kathy Bates, and Paul Walter Hauser in "Richard Jewell." © Warner Bros. / courtesy Everett Collection

    American security guard, Richard Jewell (Paul Walter Hauser) is first hailed as a hero after leading crowds to safety following bombing of the Atlanta Summer Olympics in 1996. But, as soon as the FBI and news media descends on his house, his life turns upside down as his name gets dragged through the mud.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Richard Jewell

R

Drama

December 13, 2019

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  • "Jumanji: The Next Level" (New to Rent)

    Jack Black, Kevin Hart, Dwayne Johnson, and Karen Gillan in "Jumanji: The Next Level."

    © Columbia Pictures / courtesy Everett Collection

    Following the success of 2017's "Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle," the gang (Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart, Jack Black, Karen Gillan) embark on a new quest to rescue one of their own across new terrains and perils.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Jumanji: The Next Level

PG-13

Action

December 13, 2019

  • "Superman: Red Son" (New to Rent)

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    A scene from "Superman: Red Son." © 2020 WB Animation

    What if baby Kal-El landed in Soviet Russia instead of Smallville, Kansas? Jason Isaacs voices the Red Son, Superman, in this Elseworlds tale from DC Comics.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Superman: Red Son

PG-13

Animated

  • Noovie's Alt. Movie Pick: "Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss" (New to Rent/Own)

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    Kate Micucci and Sam Huntington in "Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss." © Marvista Entertainment

    In this off-beat comedy, a couple (Kate Micucci, Sam Huntington) learn their apartment is being used for a cult's deranged ritualistic suicides.

    Now available on: Prime Video, iTunes, Google Play, Vudu

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Seven Stages to Achieve Eternal Bliss

Comedy

March 6, 2020

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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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