New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Iron Man 3' at Home Weeks Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Iron Man 3' at Home Weeks Before Disc

Sep 03, 2013

Check out what's new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix.

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

Now You See Me (thriller about professional illusionists; Jesse Eisenberg, Mark Ruffalo, Isla Fisher, Morgan Freeman, Woody Harrelson, Dave Franco; rated PG-13)

Arthur Newman (dark road-trip comedy drama; Colin Firth, Emily Blunt; rated R)

From Up on Poppy Hill (animated film by Goro Miyazaki; rated PG)

The Iceman (thriller based on true story of contract killer Richard Kuklinski; Michael Shannon, Winona Ryder, Chris Evans; rated R)

The Lords of Salem (Rob Zombie's latest horror film; Sheri Moon Zombie, Ken Foree; rated R)

Stories We Tell (documentary by Sarah Polley; Pixie Bigelow, Deirdre Bowen; rated PG-13)

Adore (drama; Naomi Watts, Robin Wright; premieres 9/6 the same day as theatrical; rated R)

All the Boys Love Mandy Lane (horror; Amber Heard, Anson Mount; premiere 9/6 weeks before theatrical; rated R)

Bounty Killer (action; Gary Busey, Matthew Marsden; premiere 9/6 the same day as theatrical; rated R)

Good Ol' Freda (documentary; the Beatles, Freda Kelly; premiere 9/6 the same day as theatrical; rated PG)

Red Obsession (wine documentary; Francis Ford Coppola, Yue Sai Kan, narrated by Russell Crowe; premieres 9/6 the same day as theatrical; not rated)

 

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

iTunes

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for From Up on Poppy Hill, Adore, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, Bounty Killer and Good Ol' Freda. Plus:

Iron Man 3 (superhero sequel that marks beginning of Marvel's Phase Two; Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle, Guy Pearce, Ben Kingsley; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for From Up on Poppy Hill, Adore, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane, Bounty Killer, Good Ol' Freda and Red Obsession.

 

Vudu

Offers the same new movies as cable On Demand for rent and/or download except for From Up on Poppy Hill, All the Boys Love Mandy Lane and Bounty Killer. Plus:

Iron Man 3

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month
 

Apollo 18 (found-footage horror film; Warren Christie, Lloyd Owen, Ryan Robbins, Ali Liebert, Andrew Airlie, Michael Kopsa , Erica Carroll; rated PG-13)

Safe Haven (Nicholas Sparks romance-novel adaptation; Josh Duhamel, Julianne Hough; available 9/4; rated PG-13)

Also available: Grey's Anatomy Season Nine, Portlandia Season Three, The League Season Four

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