Dwayne Johnson in 'Skyscraper' Comes Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Dwayne Johnson in 'Skyscraper' Comes Home, Plus This Week's New Digital HD and VOD Releases

Sep 27, 2018

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, FandangoNOW, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, Google Play and, of course, Netflix.


Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical

Solo: A Star Wars StorySolo: A Star Wars Story (sci-fi adventure; Alden Ehrenreich, Woody Harrelson, Emilia Clarke, Donald Glover, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo; rated PG-13)

Uncle Drew (sports comedy; Kyrie Irving, Lil Rel Howery, Shaquille O’Neal, Reggie Miller, Nate Robinson, Chris Webber, Erica Ash, Lisa Leslie, Nick Kroll, Tiffany Haddish, JB Smoove, Mike Epps; rated PG-13)

The Seagull (drama; Saoirse Ronan, Corey Stoll, Elisabeth Moss, Annette Bening; rated PG-13)

The Healer (comedy-drama; Camilla Luddington, Oliver Jackson-Cohen, Jonathan Pryce, Jorge Garcia, Kaitlyn Bernard, Brian Downey; available 9/28 on cable MOD and in select theaters; not rated)

The Outer Wild (thriller; Lauren McKnight, Christian Oliver, Jeffrey Vincent Parise, Tory Taranova, Jimmy Jean-Louis, Zach Roerig, Dean Stapleton, Kari White; available 9/28 on cable MOD and in select theaters; not rated)

 

Digital HD: Rent from $4-$7 or own from $13-$20 (HD may cost more than SD). Check with your favorite Digital HD provider to see if the same movies listed above on cable MOD are also available)

FandangoNOW

Skyscraper (action-thriller; Dwayne Johnson, Neve Campbell, Chin Han, Roland Møller, Noah Taylor, Byron Mann, Pablo Schreiber, Hannah Quinlivan; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before Blu-ray 3D, Blu-ray and DVD; rated PG-13)

Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation (animation; voices: Adam Sandler, Andy Samberg, Selena Gomez, Kevin James, Fran Drescher, Steve Buscemi, Molly Shannon, David Spade, Keegan-Michael Key, Jim Gaffigan; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG)

Eighth Grade (comedy-drama; Elsie Fisher, Josh Hamilton, Daniel Zolghadri, Fred Hechinger, Imani Lewis, Luke Prael, Catherine Oliviere, Emily Robinson, Jake Ryan; rated R)

American Psycho: Uncut Version (thriller; Christian Bale, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage, Chloe Sevigny, Justin Theroux, Reese Witherspoon, Jared Leto; available now to rent or own in conjunction with the movie's debut on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray; not rated)

Exorcist II: The Heretic (horror; Linda Blair, Richard Burton, Louise Fletcher, Max Von Sydow; available now to rent or own in conjunction with the movie's Blu-ray debut; rated R)

[Rec] (horror; Manuela Velasco, Martha Carbonell, Jorge-Yamam Serrano, Ferran Terraza; available now to rent or own in conjunction with the release of the [Rec] Collection on Blu-ray, which contains [Rec], [Rec] 2, [Rec] 3: Genesis and [Rec] 4: Apocalypse; rated R)

9-1-1: Season One (TV drama; Angela Bassett, Connie Britton, Peter Krause, Kenneth Choi, Rockmond Dunbar, Aisha Hinds, Oliver Stark; available now to coincide with season one's DVD debut; not rated)

Vudu

Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Eighth Grade, American Psycho, Exorcist II: The Heretic, [Rec], 9-1-1: Season One

iTunes

Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Eighth Grade, American Psycho, Exorcist II: The Heretic, [Rec], 9-1-1: Season One

Amazon

Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Eighth Grade, American Psycho, Exorcist II: The Heretic, [Rec], 9-1-1: Season One

Google Play

Skyscraper, Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation, Eighth Grade, American Psycho, Exorcist II: The Heretic, [Rec], 9-1-1: Season One

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month for unlimited streaming

Highlights New This Week:

The Walking Dead: Season Eight, A Wrinkle in Time, Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl, The Hurricane Heist, Forest of Piano, Hold the Dark, Last Song, Made in Mexico, Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane, The 3rd Eye, Two Catalonias, Big Miracle

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