'Zoolander 2,' 'The Witch,' 'How to Be Single' and This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

'Zoolander 2,' 'The Witch,' 'How to Be Single' and This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

May 03, 2016

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and/or own this week via various Digital HD providers such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix.


Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $3-$10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

The 5th Wave (YA sci-fi/thriller; Chloe Grace Moretz, Nick Robinson; rated PG-13)

Joy (actor-y biopic; Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper; rated PG-13)

The Choice (romance; Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer; rated PG-13)

Star Wars: The Force Awakens (sci-fi/adventure; Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac; rated PG-13)

Memoria (drama; James Franco, Sam Dillon; rated R)

Emelie (horror; Sarah Bolger, Joshua Rush; not rated)

The American Side (drama; Matthew Broderick, Camilla Belle; not rated)

East Side Sushi (comedy-drama; Diana Torres, Yutaka Takeuchi; rated PG)

Remember (drama-thriller; Christopher Plummer, Martin Landau; rated R)

A Royal Night Out (romantic comedy; Emily Watson, Rupert Everett, Sarah Gadon, Bel Powley; rated PG-13)

Bling (family/animated; voices: Taylor Kitsch, Tom Green; premieres 5/6; rated PG)

Elstree 1976 (documentary about extras reminiscing about the original Star Wars; David Prowse, John Chapman; premiers 5/6 on cable MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Mothers and Daughters (romantic comedy; Susan Sarandon, Sharon Stone; premieres 5/6 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

Code of Honor (action; Steven Seagal, Helena Mattsson; premieres 5/6 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

The Family Fang (comedy-drama; Nicole Kidman, Jason Bateman; premieres 5/6 on cable MOD and in theaters; rated R)

 

Digital HD: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Memoria. Plus:

Zoolander 2 (comedy sequel; Ben Stiller, Owen Wilson, Will Ferrell, Penelope Cruz; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; not rated)

How to Be Single (comedy; Dakota Johnson, Rebel Wilson, Alison Brie; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

The Witch (period horror; Anya Taylor-Joy, Ralph Ineson, Kate Dickie; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Crossing Point (action; Shawn Lock, Paulina Gaitan, Tom Sizemore; not rated)

Where to Invade Next (documentary; Michael Moore, Krista Kiuru, Tim Walker; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated R)

 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Code of Honor. Plus:

Zoolander 2, How to Be Single, The Witch, Crossing Point, Where to Invade Next

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Memoria, Mothers and Daughters, Code of Honor and The Family Fang. Plus:

Zoolander 2, How to Be Single, The Witch, Crossing Point, Where to Invade Next

 

Google Play

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Memoria, Elstree 1976, Mothers and Daughters, Code of Honor and The Family Fang. Plus:

Zoolander 2, How to Be Single, The Witch, Crossing Point, Where to Invade Next

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

New This Week:

Sixteen Candles, A Study in Sherlock, Admiral, Ava's Possessions, Bring It On, Bring It On: All or Nothing, FernGully 2: The Magical Rescue, Finger of God, Great Expectations, I Am Road Comic, Just Friends, My Last Day Without You, The Nutty Professor, Off the Map, Palm Trees in the Snow, Pleasantville, Shark Lake, She's Beautiful When She's Angry, Sugar Coated, Terra, Things We Lost in the Fire, To Catch a Thief, Who's Driving Doug, The Replacements, Submerged, The Keeping Room, Shanghai Knights, Fourth Man Out, Grace and Frankie: Season Two

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