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"The Great Gatsby," "Mud" among August selections on Movies On Demand

Melissa Hayer Published: July 26, 2013
Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in Warner Bros. Pictures,' and Village Roadshow Pictures' drama, "THE GREAT GATSBY," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.
Carey Mulligan as Daisy Buchanan and Leonardo DiCaprio as Jay Gatsby in Warner Bros. Pictures,' and Village Roadshow Pictures' drama, "THE GREAT GATSBY," a Warner Bros. Pictures release.

“The Great Gatsby,” starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire and Carey  Mulligan, and “Mud,” starring Matthew McConaughey and Reese Witherspoon, are two of the films available in August on Cox cable’s Movies On Demand.

The list of August features on Movies On Demand, provided in a news release, is as follows:

8/1
Passion (Entertainment One) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Thriller
·         Starring: Rachel McAdams, Noomi Rapace
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

Touchy Feely (Magnolia) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Rosemarie DeWitt, Ellen Page
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

8/2
The Canyons (IFC) ­ (TV-MA)
·         Genre: Thriller
·         Starring: Lindsay Lohan, James Deen
·         Same Day As Theatrical Release

Dead Before Dawn (3D) (Gaiam Vivendi) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Horror/ Comedy
·         Starring: Devon Bostick, Christopher Lloyd
·         Same Day As Theatrical Release

8/6
Mud (Lionsgate) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Matthew McConaughey, Reese Witherspoon, Sam Shepard, Sarah Paulson, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland

Oblivion (Universal) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Action/ Science Fiction
·         Starring: Tom Cruise, Morgan Freeman, Olga Kurylenko, Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, Melissa Leo

The Place Beyond the Pines (Universal) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama/ Thriller
·         Starring: Ryan Gosling, Bradley Cooper, Eva Mendes, Ray Liotta, Rose Byrne

The Sapphires (Starz/Weinstein) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Comedy/ Musical
·         Starring: Chris O¹Dowd, Jessica Mauboy, Miranda Tapsell, Deborah Mailman, Shari Sebbens

8/9
Lovelace (Weinstein/Radius) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Amanda Seyfried, Peter Sarsgaard, James Franco, Sharon Stone
·         Same Day As Theatrical Release

Prince Avalanche (Magnolia) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Comedy
·         Starring: Paul Rudd, Emile Hirsch
·         Same Day As Theatrical Release

8/13
The Big Wedding (Lionsgate) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Comedy
·         Starring: Robert De Niro, Diane Keaton, Amanda Seyfried, Katherine Heigl, Topher Grace, Susan Sarandon, Robin Williams, Ben Barnes

Olympus Has Fallen (Sony) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Action
·         Starring: Gerard Butler, Aaron Eckhart, Dylan McDermott, Morgan Freeman, Angela Bassett, Melissa Leo, Radha Mitchell, Rick Yune

And While We Were Here (WB) ­ (TV-14)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Kate Bosworth, Iddo Goldberg
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

The Company You Keep (Sony) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama/ Thriller
·         Starring: Robert Redford, Shia LaBeouf, Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon, Nick Nolte, Terrence Howard, Stanley Tucci, Richard Jenkins

What Maisie Knew (Millennium) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Julianne Moore, Alexander Skarsgård, Onata Aprile, Joanna Vanderham, Steve Coogan

8/20
Epic (Fox/DreamWorks) ­ (PG)
·         Genre: Family/ Animated
·         Starring: voices: Colin Farrell, Amanda Seyfried, Josh Hutcherson, Christoph Waltz, Beyoncé Knowles, Aziz Ansari, Chris O¹Dowd, Jason Sudeikis, Steven Tyler

Scary Movie 5/Scary Movie 5 (Unrated) (Starz/Weinstein) ­ (PG-13/TV-MA)
·         Genre: Comedy/ Horror
·         Starring: Charlie Sheen, Lindsay Lohan, Sarah Hyland, Ashley Tisdale, Snoop Dogg, Molly Shannon, Katt Williams, Heather Locklear, Mike Tyson

Amour (Sony) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Jean-Louis Trintignant, Emmanuelle Riva

Jayne Mansfield’s Car (Starz) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Billy Bob Thornton, Kevin Bacon, Robert Duvall, John Hurt, Ray Stevenson, Katherine LaNassa
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

A Single Shot (Tribeca) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Drama/ Thriller
·         Starring: Sam Rockwell, William H. Macy
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

A Teacher (Oscilloscope) ­ (TV-MA)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Lindsay Burdge, Will Brittain
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

8/22
The Colony (Image) ­ (TV-MA)
·         Genre: Science Fiction/ Action
·         Starring: Laurence Fishburne, Bill Paxton
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

8/23
Ain’t Them Bodies Saints (IFC) ­ (TV-MA)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Casey Affleck, Rooney Mara, Ben Foster
·         Theatrical

The Frozen Ground (Lionsgate) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Thriller
·         Starring: Nicolas Cage, John Cusack, Vanessa Hudgens, Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson
·         Same Day As Theatrical

8/27
The Great Gatsby (3D) (WB) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Leonardo DiCaprio, Tobey Maguire, Carey Mulligan, Joel Edgerton, Elizabeth Debicki, Isla Fisher, Jason Clarke

Pain & Gain (Paramount) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Action/ Comedy
·         Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Dwayne Johnson, Anthony Mackie, Ed Harris, Tony Shalhoub, Rebel Wilson, Rod Corddry, Ken Jeong

Peeples (Lionsgate) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Comedy/ Urban
·         Starring: Craig Robinson, Kerry Washington, David Alan Grier
·         14 Days Pre-DVD

Kon-Tiki (Starz/Weinstein) ­ (PG-13)
·         Genre: Drama
·         Starring: Gustaf Skarsgård, Pål Sverre Hagen

8/29
Bad Milo! (Magnolia) ­ (R)
·         Genre: Comedy/ Horror
·         Starring: Ken Marino, Gillian Jacobs
·         Pre-Theatrical Release

8/30
I Declare War (Image) ­ (TV-MA)
·         Genre: Action/ Comedy
·         Starring: Siam Yu, Gage Munroe
·         Same Day As Theatrical

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Matthew McConaughey stars in "Mud."
Matthew McConaughey stars in "Mud."