New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Now Available Weeks Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: 'Transformers: Age of Extinction' Now Available Weeks Before Disc

Sep 16, 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

Godzilla (monster movie/talky human drama mash-up; Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Bryan Cranston, Juliette Binoche and, on-screen for eight minutes, Godzilla; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

Think Like a Man Too (comedy; Kevin Hart, Michael Ealy; rated PG-13)

The Grand Seduction (comedy; Brendan Gleeson, Taylor Kitsch; rated R)

Reclaim (thriller; John Cusack, Ryan Phillippe, Jacki Weaver; premieres 9/19 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

 

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 Reclaim. Plus:

Transformers: Age of Extinction (sci-fi action; Mark Wahlberg, Stanley Tucci, Kelsey Grammer; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Chef (delicious foodie comedy; Jon Favreau, Sofia Vergara, John Leguizamo, Scarlett Johansson; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

 

Amazon

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

Transformers: Age of Extinction and Chef

 

Vudu

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

Transformers: Age of Extinction and Chef

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Beginners, One Day, Silver Linings Playbook, 3 Days to Kill (9/17), About a Boy: Season One, Bones: Season Nine, New Girl: Season Three, The Fosters: Season Two (9/17)

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