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Movie studios are going to hate this: How to save money on already inexpensive Redbox rentals

December 15, 2009 |  5:31 pm

While movie studios slam Redbox, the $1-per-night movie rental kiosks, for cannibalizing more lucrative markets and Redbox returns fire with lawsuits about unfair competition, an unexpected third party is starting to gain traction.

As if a buck wasn't cheap enough for a movie rental, some services aggregate discount codes that can score you a ton of free flicks.

Similar to coupon sites like Retail Me Not, Redbox Codes shows discounts specifically for Redbox rentals. Users chime in periodically about whether each code is still working.

If you're on the go, you can download an application to your iPhone or iPod Touch called Red Box FREE Rental Promo Codes. The app is available in Apple's App Store and is getting pretty positive reviews.

Blowing all your cash on presents for the holidays? It's hard to turn down a free night of entertainment.

-- Mark Milian

Photo: A Redbox kiosk outside of a 7-Eleven store in Silver Lake. Credit: Mark Milian / Los Angeles Times