New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Monuments Men' and 'Son of God' at Home Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Monuments Men' and 'Son of God' at Home Before Disc

May 06, 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

Anna (horror; Taissa Farmiga, Mark Strong; available in theaters and on MOD; rated R)

Trust Me (comedy; Clark Gregg, Sam Rockwell; pretheatrical release; rated R)

Veronica Mars (dramedy; Kristen Bell, Jason Dohring; rated PG-13)

Devil's Knot (drama; Reese Witherspoon, Colin Firth; pretheatrical release premieres 5/9; not rated)

Don Peyote (comedy; Anne Hathaway, Jay Baruchel; premieres 5/9 in theaters and on MOD; not rated)

The Double (thriller; Jesse Eisenberg, Sally Hawkins, Mia Wasikowska, Chris O'Dowd; premieres 5/9 in theaters and on MOD; rated R)

Rage  (aka Tokarev) (action; Nicolas Cage, Rachel Nichols; pretheatrical release premieres 5/9, 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 Devil's Knot, The Double and Rage. Plus:

The Monuments Men (historical drama; George Clooney, Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, John Goodman; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

That Awkward Moment (comedy; Zac Efron, Miles Teller, Michael B. Jordan; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; unrated)

Son of God (Christian drama; Diogo Morgado, Greg Hicks, Adrian Schiller; available now to download to own—not rent—four weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

I, Frankenstein (sci-fi action; Aaron Eckhart, Bill Nighy, Jai Courtney; available now to download to own—not rent—one week before disc; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Anna, Devil's Knot, Don Peyote, The Double and Rage. Plus:

The Monuments Men, That Awkward Moment, Son of God and I, Frankenstein

 

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Anna, Devil's Knot, The Double and Rage. Plus:

The Monuments Men, That Awkward Moment, Son of God and I, Frankenstein

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $7.99 per month

Recent Additions: Adventures in Babysitting, Boys Don't Cry, Broadway Idiot, Forrest Gump, Gladiator, Hook, Kill Bill Vol. 1, Kill Bill Vol. 2, Kiss the Girls, La Bamba, Legend of Bagger Vance, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, Psych: Season Seven, The Big Chill, The Prince of Tides, Goldfinger, A View to a Kill, For Your Eyes Only, From Russia with Love, Live and Let Die, Never Say Never Again, You Only Live Twice, Godzilla vs. Monster Zero, Godzilla vs. Mothra, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, Godzilla's Revenge, Much Ado About Nothing (5/9), Pain & Gain (5/10)

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