Update to Service Changes!

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Movies

Find our newest popular releases, and get a preview of what’s coming soon. Browse new titles.

New Movies

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    Rogue

    M.J. Bassett

    Rogue

    M.J. Bassett

    Megan Fox (Transformers franchise) tackles a thrilling new role as a battle-hardened mercenary in this explosive action saga.

    Read more about Rogue .
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    Waiting for the Barbarians

    Ciro Guerra

    Waiting for the Barbarians

    Ciro Guerra

    At an isolated frontier outpost, a colonial magistrate of an unnamed empire suffers a crisis of conscience when an army colonel arrives looking to interrogate the locals about an impending uprising

    Read more about Waiting for the Barbarians.
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    Straight Up

    James Sweeney

    Straight Up

    James Sweeney

    A chance meeting brings a nearly perfect couple together in L.A., except that he's gay and she's not. Compounding this is that he suffers OCD.

    Read more about Straight Up.
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    Vitalina Varela

    Pedro Costa

    Vitalina Varela

    Pedro Costa

    Vitalina Varela takes its title from the name of its lead actress, a Cape Verdean woman who, as per usual with Costa's non-professional actors, plays a fictionalized version of herself.

    Read more about Vitalina Varela.
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    Z

    Brandon Christensen

    Z

    Brandon Christensen

    A family find themselves terrorized by their eight-year-old son's imaginary friend.

    Read more about Z.
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    Los Reyes

    Iván Osnovikoff, Bettina Perut

    Los Reyes

    Iván Osnovikoff, Bettina Perut

    Chola and Football are a couple of street dogs that live in the Los Reyes skatepark.

    Read more about Los Reyes.
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    And She Could Be Next

    Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia

    And She Could Be Next

    Grace Lee, Marjan Safinia

    The documentary follows a defiant movement of women of color as they transform politics from the ground up.

    Read more about And She Could Be Next.

Coming Soon: Movies

  • Cover image for Love, Fall & Order

    Love, Fall & Order

    Clare Niederpruem

    Love, Fall & Order

    Clare Niederpruem

    When Claire (Erin Cahill) goes home to save her dad's (Gregory Harrison) annual Fall Fest on her family's pumpkin farm, sparks fly with an old rival - the opposing lawyer (Trevor Donovan) she now f

    Read more about Love, Fall & Order.
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    Guest Artist

    Timothy Busfield

    Guest Artist

    Timothy Busfield

    The story of a young man coming face to face with his hero (Jeff Daniels) and exploring the tangled relationship between the dreams of youth and the wisdom of age.

    Read more about Guest Artist.
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    John Lewis: Good Trouble

    Dawn Porter

    John Lewis: Good Trouble

    Dawn Porter

    Using interviews and rare archival footage, JOHN LEWIS: GOOD TROUBLE chronicles Lewis' 60-plus years of social activism and legislative action on civil rights, voting rights, gun control, health-ca

    Read more about John Lewis: Good Trouble.
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    Desert One

    Barbara Kopple

    Desert One

    Barbara Kopple

    Using new archival sources and unprecedented access, master documentarian Barbara Kopple reveals the story behind one of the most daring rescues in modern US history: a secret mission to free hosta

    Read more about Desert One.
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    No Safe Spaces

    Justin Folk

    No Safe Spaces

    Justin Folk

    No Safe Spaces contends that identity politics and the suppression of free speech are spreading into every part of society and threatening to divide America.

    Read more about No Safe Spaces.
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    The Gangster's Daughter

    Todd Robinson

    The Gangster's Daughter

    Todd Robinson

    When her mom dies unexpectedly, a rebellious teen is reunited with her dad, a small-time Taipei gangster, causing him to question his life of crime -- until a corrupt cop turns their world upside d

    Read more about The Gangster's Daughter.
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    We Bare Bears: The Movie

    Daniel Chong

    We Bare Bears: The Movie

    Daniel Chong

    Grizz, Panda, and Ice Bear embark on an adventure to Canada after an agent from the Department of National Wildlife Control tries to put an end to their hi-jinx.

    Read more about We Bare Bears: The Movie.
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    The Silencing

    Robin Pront

    The Silencing

    Robin Pront

    A reformed hunter now living secluded in a wildlife sanctuary after the disappearance of his teen daughter years ago saves a young girl from being killed by a serial killer but get caught in a dead

    Read more about The Silencing.

Digital Movies to Watch at Home

  • Cover image for Amélie

    Amélie

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    Amélie

    Jean-Pierre Jeunet

    Amélie is an innocent and naive girl in Paris with her own sense of justice. She decides to help those around her and, along the way, discovers love.

    Read more about Amélie.
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    Captain Fantastic

    Matt Ross

    Captain Fantastic

    Matt Ross

    In the forests of the Pacific Northwest, a father devoted to raising his six kids with a rigorous physical and intellectual education is forced to leave his paradise and enter the world, challengin

    Read more about Captain Fantastic.
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    Ex Machina

    Alex Garland

    Ex Machina

    Alex Garland

    A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.

    Read more about Ex Machina.
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    A Man Called Ove

    Hannes Holm

    A Man Called Ove

    Hannes Holm

    Ove, an ill-tempered, isolated retiree who spends his days enforcing block association rules and visiting his wife's grave, has finally given up on life just as an unlikely friendship develops with

    Read more about A Man Called Ove.
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    Memento

    Christopher Nolan

    Memento

    Christopher Nolan

    A man with short-term memory loss attempts to track down his wife's murderer.

    You might like this if: You like thoughtful, innovative mysteries

    Read more about Memento .
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    What We Do In the Shadows

    Jemaine Clement

    What We Do In the Shadows

    Jemaine Clement

    Viago, Deacon and Vladislav are vampires who are finding that modern life has them struggling with the mundane - like paying rent, keeping up with the chore wheel, trying to get into nightclubs and

    Read more about What We Do In the Shadows.

Roku

Borrow a Roku for two weeks to stream movies and TV shows from Netflix, Vudu, and more.

Hoopla

Stream movies, television shows, and documentaries with Hoopla. Get the app to enjoy on your mobile devices, Roku, Apple TV, or Amazon Fire Stick. Learn more at Hoopla support.

Kanopy

Stream more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos with Kanopy Get the app to enjoy on your mobile devices, Roku, Apple TV, or Chromecast. Learn more at Kanopy support.

Playaway Views for Kids

These small devices are an all-in-one video player pre-loaded with award-winning and popular content for kids. They're simple, portable, and durable; easy to use for even young children.

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