Movies Premiering At Home During Coronavirus Outbreak [Updated]

home-premieres-march-2020During this dangerous time in our country, most families are opting to stay home for entertainment (and in some cities required) as we try to reduce the spread of the coronavirus Covid-19.

Given the situation, studios have decided to release recent movies as “home premieres” to stream or download, while others will just delay theatrical debuts (like the 25th James Bond film No Time To Die now scheduled for November 2020).

Please keep in mind that some of the following titles are only for rent. That means you will pay $19.99 to watch the movie for a limited amount of time but will not own it for future viewing. [Note: We’ve been updating this article with new movies as they arrive.]

Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn

Margot Robbie stars in "Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Qu
Margot Robbie stars in “Birds of Prey: And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn”

DC Entertainment’s ‘Birds of Prey’ debuted in theaters on February 7th, but was still playing in theaters as the coronavirus started spreading here in the US. The film stars Margot Robbie as the twisted Harley Quinn who takes down a crime syndicate. The movie can be purchased in Digital HD/UHD for $19.99 from popular services Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through select TV service providers.

Bloodshot

Vin Diesel Bloodshot movie Still
Vin Diesel stars in “Bloodshot” (2020)

Premiering in theaters on March 13, Bloodshot (Rated PG-13) is a sci-fi/action film starring Vin Diesel (Fast & Furious, Guardians of the Galaxy) based on the Valiant comic book series. The movie can be purchased in Digital HD/UHD for $19.99 from popular services Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through select TV service providers.

Emma

Anya Taylor-Joy
Mia Goth & Anya Taylor-Joy star in “Emma” (2020)

Released to theaters on March 6, Emma (Rated PG) is a comedy romance starring Anya Taylor-Joy. The film is available to rent for $19.99 from popular services Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through TV service providers.

I Still Believe

Britt Robertson and K.J. Apa star in "I Still Believe" (2020)
Britt Robertson and K.J. Apa star in “I Still Believe” (2020)

With a rating of PG, I Still Believe tells the true story of Christian music star Jeremy Camp. The movie’s theatrical premiere March 13, but with the closing of theaters Lionsgate has opened the title for rental options. The film is available to rent for $19.99 from popular services Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through TV service providers.

Onward

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Chris Pratt & Tom Holland star in “Onward” (2020) © Disney

Released to theaters on March 6, Onward (Rated PG) is a Disney animated feature starring Tom Holland, Chris Pratt, and Julia Louis-Dreyfus. The film can be purchased for $19.99 from Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through TV service providers.

The Call of The Wild

"The Call of the Wild" (2020) starring Harrison Ford
“The Call of the Wild” (2020) starring Harrison Ford

Harrison Ford stars in The Call of The Wild based on the classic novel by Jack London. The film released to theaters on Feb. 21st but so far has only grossed $62M US ($135M est. budget). Hence, the expanded “home premiere” to digital services. The Call of The Wild is available to purchase from select retailers such as Amazon, Apple, FandangoNow, and Vudu and on-demand through most TV service providers.

The Invisible Man

Elisabeth Moss stars "The Invisible Man" (2020)
Elisabeth Moss stars “The Invisible Man” (2020)

The Invisible Man (Rated R) premiered in theaters on Feb. 28 and stars Elisabeth Moss as a woman haunted by her abusive ex-husband. The film is available to rent for $19.99 from Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through TV service providers.

The Hunt

Betty Gilpin stars in "The Hunt" (2020)
Betty Gilpin stars in “The Hunt” (2020)

Debuting in theaters on Mar. 13, The Hunt (Rated R) from The Leftovers director Craig Zobel stars Betty Gilpin and Hilary Swank. The movie is available to rent for $19.99 from Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through TV service providers.

Ben Affleck and Janina Gavankar star in "The-Way Back" (2020)
Ben Affleck and Janina Gavankar star in “The-Way Back” (2020)

The Way Back

The Way Back starring Ben Affleck just released to theaters on March 6 but is getting an early digital release on March 24. The high school basketball drama is selling for $19.99 in Digital HD/UHD, available from Amazon Prime, Apple, FandangoNow, Google Play, and Vudu, as well as through select TV service providers.

Many titles are also premiering early to purchase digitally ahead of schedule. Disney, for example, decided to release Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker for digital purchase and Frozen II early on their streaming service Disney+.

Note: This article has been updated with additional titles.

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