The digital movie rental of the day over at Amazon today is The Rum Diary, starring Johnny Depp in this Hunter S. Thompson tale, for only $.99.
This deal is valid through today, Wednesday, April 18, 2012, until 11:59pm PST. Once you activate the rental through Amazon’s Instant Video on demand service, youâ€™ll have access to the movie for 24 hours. If youâ€™re interested in purchasing the digital version, the cost is $13.99.
Also, if youâ€™d like to own a physical copy of The Rum Diary, the Blu-ray Edition is available for $17.99 while the DVD is $15.19. The Blu-ray edition is part of Amazonâ€™s â€œBuy This DVD and Watch it Instantlyâ€ program â€” you get the film as a FREE digital rental you can watch immediately when your purchase the physical copy.
Buy This DVD and Watch it Instantly
Watch the Amazon Instant Video rental on your PC, Mac, compatible TV or compatible device at no charge when you buy this DVD from Amazon.com. Your rental will expire 2 days after you begin watching or 30 days after your disc purchase, whichever occurs first. The Amazon Instant Video version will be available in Your Video Library and is provided as a gift with disc purchase. Available to US customers only.
Synopsis: Based on the novel by Hunter S. Thompson, THE RUM DIARY, follows journalist Paul Kemp (Johnny Depp) on an alcohol-fueled journey across the island of Puerto Rico where he finds himself caught between a shady American businessman, a beautiful woman, and several bottles of booze.
Starring: Johnny Depp, Aaron Eckhart
Directed by: Bruce Robinson
Runtime: 2 hours
Release year: 2011