New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and 'You're Next' Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Lee Daniels' The Butler' and 'You're Next' Before Disc

Jan 01, 2014

Check out 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

Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters (YA fantasy adventure; Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario; rated PG)

The Best Offer (crime thriller; Geoffrey Rush, Jim Sturgess; premieres 1/1 in theaters and on MOD; rated R)

Jamesy Boy (crime drama; Mary-Louise Parker, Ving Rhames, James Woods, Spencer Lofranco; premieres 1/3 in theaters and on MOD; unrated)

Thanks for Sharing (sex-addiction comedy; Gwyneth Paltrow, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Robbins; premieres 1/3 in theaters on MOD; 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 The Best Offer. Plus:

Lee Daniels' The Butler (historical drama; Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, Terrence Howard, Cuba Gooding Jr., Lenny Kravitz; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

You're Next (home-invasion horror; Sharni Vinson, Ti West, A.J. Bowen; available now to own or rent two weeks before disc; rated R)

Fruitvale Station (Sundance award-winning drama; Michael B. Jordan, Octavia Spencer, Melonie Diaz; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated R)

Enough Said (romance; James Gandolfini, Julia Louis-Dreyfus; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for The Best Offer, Jamesy Boy and Thanks for Sharing. Plus:

Lee Daniels' The Butler, You're Next, Fruitvale Station, Enough Said

 

Vudu

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

Lee Daniels' The Butler, You're Next, Fruitvale Station, Enough Said

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

Recent additions:

The Iron Lady (historical drama; Meryl Streep, Jim Broadbent, Alexandra Roach, Harry Lloyd, Olivia Colman, Iain Glen, Victoria Bewick; rated PG-13)

As I Lay Dying (drama based on novel by William Faulkner written and directed by James Franco; James Franco, Logan Marshall-Green, Jim Parrack, Tim Blake Nelson, Ahna O'Reilly; rated R)

Retiring:

We don't usually have advance word on the titles Netflix is retiring, but if you want to stream any of the following 89 films on Netflix Watch Instantly, you'd better do it before New Year's Day.

 

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