What are the best resources to rent movies for public viewing?

asked by Anonymous
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  1. 18

    #1Redbox

    Redbox
    Redbox allows you to rent classical and new DVDs and Blu-Ray, and also games. The app shows you the closest pick-up kiosk and which films and games are available for rent, you just have to reserve and pick-it up later that day.
    Apps

    Android, iOS, Android

    Free

    Tom Jia
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Being a very busy person, Redbox is very helpful as I can pick movies up wherever I am around town whenever I need to pick up a film for screenings. Very updated catalog too"
  2. 14
    Free Trial

    #2Netflix

    Netflix

    Netflix is a video-on-demand platform where you can watch movies and TV shows and start streaming from your Windows or Mac computer, smart devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as on your home gaming consoles.

    Streaming Service

    Varies by Plan

    Verónica Monroy
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Aside from the fact that my friends all use Netflix, I personally love that a lot of public screenings use their content without any license issues. Definitely my favorite 👊"
  3. 9

    #3Amazon

    Amazon
    Amazon is an online retail company considered to be one of the largest in the world. It was created for users looking to find electronics, computers, software, apparel and accessories, books, music, DVDs, tools and hardware, and much more.
    Websites

    Free

    Aaron Jones
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Amazon always has a great catalog for renting movies.. My proffessor always use it as a first-choice for rentals. Price is also great"
  1. 4

    #4Google Play

    Google Play

    Also known as Android Market, Google Play is a digital distribution service operated and developed by Google and serves as the official app store for the Android operating system. The app also provides eBooks, movies, TV shows and other media.

    Apps

    Web, Android

    Free

    Joyce Vargas
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Google Play's movie rental is always accessible. I get easy access to rent movies that I get to show at Movie Club meetings. Good Stuff!"
  2. 2

    #5iTunes

    iTunes

    iTunes by Apple Inc. is a media player and a library, as well as an internet radio broadcaster, file manager, and a store where users can browse and buy different types of apps and entertainment products like movies and songs.

    Websites

    Free

    Sandra Gibson
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Itunes does everything for me since I use a Mac and I can sync it with my phone too, however, their movies don't usually have public performance rights but it shall be good for small viewings ✌"
  3. 2

    #6Vudu

    Vudu

    Vudu is an American company that offers video-on-demand services. It is available to both Android and iOS devices, along with Windows and Mac computers. It has a library that contains both the latest releases and timeless classics. It's only accessible from the US and signing up is free.

    Websites

    Pay-per-view

    Chen Cui
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Vudu has a great collection. Its where I usually rent indie films for my art class screening!"
  4. 1

    #73D Blu-ray Rental

    3D Blu-ray Rental

    3D Blu-rayRental is a website that specializes in hard to find Blu-ray rentals in 2D, 3D and 4K Ultra HD (UHD). The websites archive regularly stocks every current 4K, 3D, and 2D Blu-ray movie on the day of the official Blu-ray release.

    Websites

    Free

    Albert Chavez
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "Me and my officemates use BluRay rental whenever we have company screenings. They ship your movies fast and hassle-free"
  5. 0

    #8FandangoNOW

    FandangoNOW

    Fandango is a website that brings users movies and TV shows in their own homes. With a collection of over 50,000 titles, users can buy or rent, as well as stream and download content anytime, anywhere.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Cheng Gu
    Written on November 7, 2018
    "FandangoNOW has a wide collection of films. Perfect for movies for public viewings. no hassle"

Summary

Best What are the best resources to rent movies for public viewing
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1RedboxApps 18 Free
2NetflixStreaming Service 14 Paid
3AmazonWebsites 9 Free
4Google PlayApps 4 Free
5iTunesWebsites 2 Free
6VuduWebsites 2 Paid
73D Blu-ray RentalWebsites 1 Free
8FandangoNOW Websites 0 Free
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