New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Maleficent' Casts a Spell at Home

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Maleficent' Casts a Spell at Home

Nov 04, 2014

Our resident VOD expert tells you what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu 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

Hercules: Extended Edition (action adventure; Dwayne Johnson, Ian McShane, John Hurt, Rufus Sewell; unrated)

Maleficent (fantasy/fairy tale; Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning; also available in 3D; rated PG)

A Most Wanted Man (thriller; Philip Seymour Hoffman, Rachel McAdams; rated R)

Planes: Fire & Rescue (Disney animated sequel; voices: Dane Cook, Ed Harris; also available in 3D; rated PG)

Step Up All In (dance-drama sequel; Ryan Guzman, Briana Evigan; rated PG-13) 

The Dog (documentary about the late John Wojtowicz, the inspiration for Dog Day Afternoon; not rated)

Land Ho! (comedy; Earl Lynn Nelson, Paul Eenhoorn; rated R)

Two Night Stand (comedy; Miles Teller, Analeigh Tipton; rated R)

Life Partners (comedy; Leighton Meester, Adam Brody; pretheatrical release premieres 11/6, rated R)

Elsa & Fred (senior romance; Shirley MacLaine, Christopher Plummer; premieres 11/7 on MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

Jessabelle (horror; Sarah Snook, Mark Webber; premieres 11/7 on MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

A Merry Friggin’ Christmas (comedy; Robin Williams, Wendi McLendon-Covey; premieres 11/7 on MOD and in theaters; rated PG-13)

 

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

iTunes

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

The Leftovers: Season One (HBO drama mystery; Justin Theroux, Amy Brenneman, Christopher Eccleston, Liv Tyler; full season and individual episodes now available)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Life Partners, Jessabelle and A Merry Friggin' Christmas. Plus:

The Leftovers: Season One

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Dog, Life Partners and Jessabelle.

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Artifact, Babes in Toyland, Hell Is for Heroes, Kingpin, The Rocketeer, Trading Mom, Spike, Total Recall, The Princess Diaries 2: Royal Engagement, Altman, Fading Gigalo, Louder Than Words

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