Top 10 DVD Movie Rental list for this week in Canada and the United States. The popularity is based on all data available and sometimes is estimated based on statistical and historical data.
1 .Disney's A Christmas Carol
Director: Robert Zemeckis
Starring: Jim Carrey, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Bob Hoskins, Robin Wright Penn, Cary Elwes, Fionnula Flanagan
Genre: Drama, Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Running Time:1 hr. 36 min.
An animated retelling of Charles Dickens classic novel about a Victorian-era miser taken on a journey of self-redemption, courtesy of several mysterious Christmas apparitions.
2 .Shrek Forever After (Shrek 4)
Starring:Mike Myers, Eddie Murphy, Cameron Diaz, Antonio Banderas, Julie Andrews, John Cleese, Jon Hamm
Genre:Action & Adventure, Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Running Time:1 hr. 33 min.
The further adventures of the giant green ogre, Shrek, living in the land of Far, Far Away.
3 .Toy Story 3
Director: Andrew Stanton and Lee Unkrich
Starring:Tom Hanks, Tim Allen, Joan Cusack, Don Rickles, Wallace Shawn, Ned Beatty, John Ratzenberger
Genre: Animation, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Comedy
Running Time:1 hr. 43 min.
"Toy Story 3" brings to life more adventures from Woody, Buzz Lightyear and the rest of Andy’s toys as they go on the road and out of Andy’s room.
Director: Christopher Nolan
Starring:Leonardo DiCaprio, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ken Watanabe, Ellen Page, Dileep Rao, Tom Hardy, Cillian Murphy
Genre: Drama, Action & Adventure, Mystery & Suspense, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Running Time:2 hr. 28 min.
In a world where technology exists to enter the human mind through dream invasion, a single idea within one’s mind can be the most dangerous weapon or the most valuable asset.
5 .The Last Airbender
Director:M. Night Shyamalan
Starring: Noah Ringer, Nicola Peltz, Dev Patel, Jessica Jade Andres, Jackson Rathbone, Shaun Toub, Aasif Mandvi
Genre: Action & Adventure, Kids & Family, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Running Time:1 hr. 43 min.
Based on the hugely successful Nickelodeon animated TV series, the live-action feature film is set in a world where human civilization is divided into four nations: Water, Earth, Air and Fire.
6 .Sex and the City 2
Director: Michael Patrick King
Starring: Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall, Cynthia Nixon, Kristin Davis, Chris Noth, John Corbett, David Eigenberg
Genre: Comedy, Romance
Running Time:2 hr.
The fun, the fashion, the friendship: "Sex and the City 2" brings it all back and more as Carrie (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte (Kristin Davis) and Miranda (Cynthia Nixon) take another bite out of The Big Apple-and beyond-carrying on with their busy lives and loves in a sequel that truly sparkles. What happens after you say "I do:? Life is everything the ladies ever wished it to be, but it wouldn't be "Sex and the City" if life didn't hold a few more surprises... this time in the form of a glamorous, sun-drenched adventure that whisks the women away from New York to one of the most luxurious, exotic and vivid places on earth, where the party never ends and there's something mysterious around every corner. It's an escape that comes exactly at the right moment for the four friends, who are finding themselves in-and fighting against-the traditional roles of marriage, motherhood and more. After all, sometimes you just have to get away with the girls.
7 .The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
Director: Melissa Rosenberg
Starring: Kristen Stewart, Robert Pattinson, Taylor Lautner, Billy Burke, Bryce Dallas Howard, Dakota Fanning, Peter Facinelli
Genre: Drama, Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Running Time:2 hr. 4 min.
As Seattle is ravaged by a string of mysterious killings and a malicious vampire continues her quest for revenge, Bella once again finds herself surrounded by danger. In the midst of it all, she is forced to choose between her love for Edward and her friendship with Jacob – knowing that her decision has the potential to ignite the ageless struggle between vampire and werewolf. With her graduation quickly approaching, Bella has one more decision to make: life or death. But which is which?
8 .Grown Ups
Director: Fred Wolf
Starring: Adam Sandler, Kevin James, Chris Rock, Rob Schneider, David Spade, Salma Hayek Pinault, Salma Hayek
Running Time:1 hr. 42 min
Thirty years after their high school graduation, five good friends reunite for a Fourth of July holiday weekend.
9 .Despicable Me
Director: Chris Renaud
Starring: Steve Carell, Jason Segel, Russell Brand, Julie Andrews, Will Arnett, Kristen Wiig, Miranda Cosgrove
Genre:Animation, Kids & Family, Comedy
Running Time: 1 hr. 35 min.
In a happy suburban neighborhood surrounded by white picket fences with flowering rose bushes, sits a black house with a dead lawn. Unbeknownst to the neighbors, hidden beneath this home is a vast secret hideout. Surrounded by a small army of minions, we discover Gru (voiced by Steve Carell), planning the biggest heist in the history of the world. He is going to steal the moon (Yes, the moon!) in Universal’s new 3-D CGI feature, Despicable Me. Gru delights in all things wicked. Armed with his arsenal of shrink rays, freeze rays, and battle-ready vehicles for land and air, he vanquishes all who stand in his way. Until the day he encounters the immense will of three little orphaned girls who look at him and see something that no one else has ever seen: a potential Dad.The world’s greatest villain has just met his greatest challenge: three little girls named Margo, Edith and Agnes.
Director: Brian Helgeland
Starring: Angelina Jolie, Liev Schreiber, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Daniel Olbrychski, August Diehl, Daniel Pearce, Andre Braugher
Genre:Mystery & Suspense, Action & Adventure
Running Time: 1 hr. 31 min.
As a CIA officer, Evelyn Salt (Jolie) swore an oath to duty, honor and country. Her loyalty will be tested when a defector accuses her of being a Russian spy. Salt goes on the run, using all her skills and years of experience as a covert operative to elude capture. Salt’s efforts to prove her innocence only serve to cast doubt on her motives, as the hunt to uncover the truth behind her identity continues and the question remains: "Who Is Salt?"-(C) Sony