New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Joe,' 'The Legend of Hercules' and 'Wolf Creek 2' at Home

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Joe,' 'The Legend of Hercules' and 'Wolf Creek 2' at Home

Apr 15, 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

The Nut Job (animated family comedy; voices: Will Arnett, Liam Neeson; also available in 3D; rated PG)

Philomena (Oscar-nominated drama; Judi Dench, Steve Coogan; premieres 4/15; rated PG-13)

The Bachelor Weekend (comedy; Andrew Scott, Amy Huberman; pretheatrical release premieres day and date with the Tribeca Film Festival; not rated)

The Invisible Woman (drama; Ralph Fiennes, Felicity Jones, Kristin Scott Thomas; rated R)

Patrick (horror; Charles Dance, Rachel Griffiths; available on select MOD systems; not rated)

Wolf Creek 2 (horror sequel; John Jarratt, Ryan Corr; pretheatrical release; not rated)

A Promise (romantic drama; Rebecca Hall, Alan Rickman, Richard Madden; premieres 4/18 on MOD and in theaters; not rated)

Small Time (comedy; Christopher Meloni, Dean Norris; premieres 4/18 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 Wolf Creek 2 and A Promise. Plus:

Labor Day (drama; Josh Brolin, Kate Winslet; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Legend of Hercules (action and adventure; Kellan Lutz, Scott Adkins, Liam McIntyre; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Joe (drama; Nicolas Cage, Tye Sheridan; available now for rent only while the movie is still in theaters; rated R)

Devil's Due (pregger horror; Colin Walker, Allison Miller; 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 The Bachelor Weekend, Wolf Creek 2, A Promise and Small Time. Plus:

Labor Due, The Legend of Hercules, Devil's Due

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Bachelor Weekend, The Invisible Woman, Wolf Creek 2 and A Promise. Plus:

Labor Due, The Legend of Hercules, Joe, Devil's Due

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

New this week:

The Bible: The Epic Miniseries, Scoop (4/16), The Eagle (4/16), The Family (4/16)

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