YouTube movie service is live in the UK
Andy Ruffell / 5 years ago
YouTube has now launched its film service in the UK over at youtube.com/movies with over one thousand titles from major Hollywood and British studios available for rent, new titles are priced at £3.49 and older titles priced between £2.49 and £3.49, From blockbusters like The Dark Knight and Reservoir Dogs, to new releases such as Hanna, Fast Five, and Red Riding Hood, and even British classics like Monty Python’s The Meaning of Life and Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels.
Many of the films include extra’s on their product page with free behind-the-scenes videos, cast interviews, parodies, clips and remixes from YouTube’s unique community of content creators, for the cost of the rental you get up to 30 days to watch it but once you start playing your chosen film you then have 48 hours to finish it.
The UK launch marks the third country to get the service after a launch in may in the US and last month in Canada, once you’ve rented a film, you can watch it from your YouTube account on any computer, your film will also play on Google TV, Android tablets with Honeycomb and most Android phones.
The service has partnered with studios such as Universal, Lionsgate, Entertainment One along with independent British film makers such as Metrodome and Revolver Entertainment.