Today Is Your Lucky Day! Free Redbox Rentals For All

Rejoice! Redbox is giving out free rentals tomorrow, March 8.

Photo: Kirsten Acuna

Thursday, March 8, you and everyone you know will be able to rent one free film from any Redbox.So break out the popcorn, or cake and ice cream, because the DVD on-demand rental company announced they’re celebrating their landmark two billionth disc rent with a free movie night entitling customers to one film rental. 

You can thank the customer who rented “Drive” from McDonalds in Philomath, Ore. for the free film. 

The company wants you to “like” them on Facebook to get the promo code; however, we’ll just give it to you here. Punch in promo code “Thanks2U” at check out and voila.

Photo: Redbox ad

However, make sure you have a credit card handy. (They’ll still charge for fees for any disc returned late.) 

Not sure if there’s a Redbox near you? Check out locations here.

Read the press release after the break.

Redbox Press Release:

Redbox achieved an entertainment milestone this weekend having rented its two billionth movie and video game.  The two billionth disc, Drive, was rented at a McDonald’s restaurant in Philomath, Ore. To thank America for making Redbox its destination for entertainment, Redbox invites everyone to enjoy a free, one-night movie rental on Thursday, March 8, by using a promotional code available on the Redbox® Facebook page.

“We’ve always known how much America loves easy, affordable entertainment, and today we can prove it two billion times over,” said Scott Di Valerio, chief financial officer of Coinstar, Inc. and interim president of Redbox. “Just 18 months ago, we rented our one billionth DVD and we couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this remarkable second rental milestone with our customers.”

Consumers can join in the celebration by visiting the Redbox Facebook page to share a promo code for a free, one-night DVD rental with friends and family. The promo code is valid on March 8 only. New-release titles now available include Hugo and In Time. Starting tomorrow, Footloose, Jack & Jill and Like Crazy will be available at kiosks nationwide.

Redbox is located where America shops with more than 35,400 kiosks nationwide across 29,000 convenient locations. Today, more than 68 per cent of the U.S. population lives within a five minute drive of a Redbox kiosk. Finding the nearest Redbox location is simple on redbox.com, via theRedbox iPhone® and Android™ apps or by texting FIND to 727272.

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