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by | May 20, 2014 | Comments

Lots of good choices on streaming video this week for action fans, including a remake of a beloved 1980s classic, a based-on-true-events story starring Mark Wahlberg, and the latest thriller featuring Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Then, we’ve also got the biggest animated movie of the year so far, another ’80s remake (this time a romantic comedy), a thriller with a creative premise, and an animated feature starring the Justice League. To cap things off, we’ve got a few new noteworthy films on Netflix, and Amazon Prime begins offering some of HBO’s most popular and acclaimed television series. Read on for details:

HBO Collection

All the great HBO shows that everybody’s always talking about will be available for free to all Amazon Prime subscribers starting May 21, including The Wire, Rome, True Blood, Six Feet Under, Treme, Boardwalk Empire, Sopranos, and TV movies like Game Change and Grey Gardens. Don’t plan on leaving your house for a few weeks.

Available on May 21 on: Amazon Prime

The LEGO Movie

Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and an impressive supporting cast lend their voices to this charming, surprisingly thoughtful animated film based on the popular building blocks.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Lone Survivor

Mark Wahlberg stars in the story of an ill-fated mission by a group of Navy SEALs to track down a high-value Taliban target through a mountainous region in Afghanistan — a mission that turns deadly after the soldiers decide against firing on a group of civilians.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


When Detroit detective Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is badly injured on the job, a military contractor fits him with a robot exoskeleton in an attempt to create the ultimate crime fighter.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Inspired to serve his country after 9/11, Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) joins the Marines. After being injured in Afghanistan, Ryan is recruited in the CIA, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian terrorist plot.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Grand Piano

Elijah Wood and John Cusack in this Certified Fresh thriller about a concert pianist who must deliver a flawless performance to stave off a sniper.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

About Last Night

This romantic comedy follows Danny (Michael Ealy) and Debbie (Joy Bryant) from their first meeting to an eventual break up; meanwhile, their friends Bernie (Kevin Hart) and Joan (Regina Hall) share a combustible bond of their own.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time

Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman must foil Lex Luthor’s fiendish plan to travel into the past and terminate Supes in this animated feature.

Available now on: iTunes

Stranger by the Lake

Alain Guiraudie’s sexy, Certified Fresh thriller tells the tale of a man who falls for a mysterious stranger who may be involved in a murder.

Available now on: Netflix

Much Ado About Nothing

Joss Whedon’s micro-budgeted modern-day reworking of Shakespeare’s comedy features a plethora of Whedon regulars, including Amy Acker, Clark Gregg, and Nathan Fillion.

Available now on: Netflix

Pain & Gain

Based on a bizarre true story, Pain & Gain stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the tale of three bodybuilders who concoct a scheme to kidnap a wealthy businessman and wrest control of his riches. However, the plan quickly goes awry, with violent repercussions.

Available now on: Netflix

Free Birds

In this animated action comedy about time-traveling turkeys, pampered Reggie (voiced by Owen Wilson) and activist Jake (Woody Harrelson) team up to travel back to the first Thanksgiving in order to kill the annual tradition of eating turkeys before it starts.

Available now on: Netflix

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