New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Ride Along' and 'Walter Mitty' at Home Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'Ride Along' and 'Walter Mitty' at Home Before Disc

Apr 01, 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

47 Ronin (action; Keanu Reeves, Hiroyuki Sanada; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues (comedy, Will Ferrell, Steve Carell, Paul Rudd, Christina Applegate; rated PG-13)

Stage Fright (horror musical; Minnie Driver, Meat Loaf; premieres 4/3 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Afflicted (horror thriller; Derek Lee, Clif Prowse; premieres 4/4 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

Goodbye World (drama; Adrian Grenier, Gaby Hoffman; premieres 4/4 on select MOD systems 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 Stage Fright and Afflicted. Plus:

E.T.X.R. (sci-fi adventure set in the EDM scene; Caleb Hunt, Jeremy Luke, Lindsey Morgan; not rated)

Ride Along (action comedy; Ice Cube, Kevin Hart, John Leguizamo; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty (comedy; Ben Stiller, Kristen Wiig, Sean Penn; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG)

August: Osage County (comedy; Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts, Ewan McGregor; 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 Stage Fright, Afflicted and Goodbye World. Plus:

E.T.X.R., The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, August: Osage County

 

Vudu

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

Ride Along, The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, August: Osage County

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

New this week:

Click here for all the details about the new releases on Netflix this week, including A League of Their Own, Amistad, Braveheart, Chinatown, Jumanji, Mean Girls, the first five Rocky movies, Scary Movie 3, The English Patient, Titanic and much more.

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