New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Live, Die and Repeat with Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' Four Weeks Before Disc

New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: Live, Die and Repeat with Tom Cruise in 'Edge of Tomorrow' Four Weeks Before Disc

Sep 09, 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

Belle (period romance based on the true story of Dido Elizabeth Belle; Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Tom Wilkinson, Sam Reid, Miranda Richardson; rated PG)

Brick Mansions (action; Paul Walker, RZA; rated PG-13)

Captain America: The Winter Soldier (Marvel superhero sequel; Chris Evans, Scarlett Johansson, Samuel L. Jackson, Robert Redford, Anthony Mackie; also available in 3D; rated PG-13)

Legends of Oz: Dorothy's Return (animated family film; voices: Lea Michele, Dan Aykroyd; rated PG)

Elena (Brazilian documentary; Petra Costa; not rated)

Ida (period drama; Agata Kulesza, Agata Trzebuchowska; rated PG-13)

Korengal (war-documentary sequel to Restrepo; LaMonta Caldwell, Miguel Cortez; rated R)

The Rover (outback drama; Guy Pearce, Robert Pattinson; rated R)

Words and Pictures (drama; Clive Owen, Juliette Binoche; rated PG-13)

Honeymoon (horror; Rose Leslie, Harry Treadaway; premieres 9/12 on MOD and in theaters; rated R)

The Hornet's Nest (war documentary told through a father and son's eyes; Carlos Boettcher, Mike Boettcher; 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 Honeymoon. Plus:

Edge of Tomorrow (sci-fi action; Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton; available now to download to own—not rent—four weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

A Million Ways to Die in the West (comedy; Seth MacFarlane, Charlize Theron, Amanda Seyfried, Liam Neeson; available now to download to own—not rent—four weeks before disc; unrated)

The Signal (sci-fi; Laurence Fishburne, Olivia Cooke; available now to download to own—not rent—two weeks before disc; rated PG-13)

Think Like a Man Too (comedy; Kevin Hart, La La Anthony, Regina Hall, Michael Ealy; available now to download to own only; rated PG-13)

 

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Elena, Korengal, Honeymoon and The Hornet's Nest. Plus:

Edge of Tomorrow, A Million Ways to Die in the West, The Signal, Think Like a Man Too

 

Vudu

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

Edge of Tomorrow, A Million Ways to Die in the West, The Signal, Think Like a Man Too

 

 

Netflix Watch Instantly: $8.99 per month

New This Week:

Who Is Dayani Cristal?, Deadly Code, A Single Man, Filth, The Moment, Justin and the Knights of Valor, The Blacklist: Season One

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