New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Riddick' and 'Don Jon' Before Disc at Home

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Riddick' and 'Don Jon' Before Disc at Home

Dec 17, 2013

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

Elysium (dramatic sci-fi with a message about universal health care; Matt Damon, Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, Alice Braga, Diego Luna; rated R)

The Family (mob-family action comedy; Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer; rated R)

Kick-Ass 2 (with Extended Scenes) – (superhero action sequel; Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jim Carrey, Christopher Mintz-Plasse, John Leguizamo; rated R)

One Direction: This Is Us (documentary about British boy band; Harry Styles, Niall Horan, Louis Tomlinson, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne; rated PG)

Prisoners  (lengthy "Where's my daughter?" thriller; Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal, Maria Bello, Viola Davis, Terrence Howard; rated R)

The Wolverine (superhero action; Hugh Jackman, Tao Okamoto, Famke Janssen; rated PG-13)

We Are What We Are (horror; Bill Sage, Ambyr Childers; rated R)

Cutie and the Boxer  (documentary about famed boxing painter; Ushio Shinohara, Noriko Shinohara; rated R)

Wrong Cops (comedy; Eric Wareheim, Marilyn Manson; premieres 12/20 in theaters and MOD; not rated)

 

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 Wrong Cops. Plus:

Riddick (sci-fi sequel to The Chronicles of Riddick; Vin Diesel, Katee Sackhoff, Karl Urban; available now to download to own—not rent—four weeks before disc; unrated director's cut)

The Lone Ranger (Disney-fied action adventure; Johnny Depp, Armie Hammer, Tom Wilkinson, Barry Pepper, Helena Bonham-Carter; available now to rent or own on the same day as disc; rated PG-13)

Don Jon (comedy; Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson, Julianne Moore; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated R)

 

Amazon

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

The Lone Ranger, Riddick, Don Jon

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Cutie and the Boxer and Wrong Cops. Plus:

The Lone Ranger, Riddick, Don Jon

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

Recent additions:

Family Guy Season 11

Follow Robert B. DeSalvo @zuulboy

 

 

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