Press Release #162 (5/29/13) iN DEMAND

5/29/13

                                                     

 

Programming Note:

 

Movies On Demand on Cable Schedule Update – June 2013

 

June 2013 Movies On Demand on cable major studio premieres:

 

Among the major studio films premiering in June on Movies On Demand (MOD) on cable is the fan favorite comedy “Identity Thief,” with Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman. Families can gather and enjoy the fantasy adventure “Jack the Giant Slayer” or celebrate Father’s Day with Bruce Willis and Jai Courtney starring in the father/son story “A Good Day to Die Hard.” Dustin Hoffman got critical raves for his directorial debut title “Quartet” starring Maggie Smith and Tom Courtenay. Fans of “Twilight” will come alive with the zombie comedy “Warm Bodies,” which got consistently good reviews from critics (80% fresh on Rotten Tomatoes).

 

All of the major releases below premiere on MOD the same day as DVD release and are offered in both standard and high-definition*, as are many indies. The industry’s website, www.rentmoviesondemand.com is an at-a-glance look at most premiere titles along with synopses, trailers and Rotten Tomatoes® scores. In addition to new premieres, a wealth of library titles is always playing on MOD.  Like us on Facebook at:http://www.facebook.com/moviesondemand.

 

June 2013 Movies On Demand Major Studio Premieres

 

“Escape From Planet Earth”Premieres 6/4, (same day as DVD, available in 3D), PG, Adventure, voices: Jessica Alba, Brendan Fraser

 

“A Good Day to Die Hard” Premieres 6/4, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Action, Bruce Willis, Jai Courtney

 

“Identity Thief (Unrated)” Premieres 6/4, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), TV-MA, Comedy, Melissa McCarthy, Jason Bateman

 

“Warm Bodies” – Premieres 6/4, (same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer

 

“Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters” Premieres 6/11, (same day as DVD, Available in 3D), R, Action, Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton

 

“Movie 43” Premieres 6/11, (before DVD, months before Netflix), R, Comedy, Elizabeth Banks, Kristen Bell, Halle Berry, Anna Faris, Richard Gere, Hugh Jackman, Chloë Grace Moretz, Dennis Quaid, Emma Stone, Jason Sudeikis, Uma Thurman, Naomi Watts, Kate Winslet

 

“Snitch” Premieres 6/11, (same day as DVD), PG-13, Action, Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper

 

“21 and Over” Premieres 6/18, (same day as DVD, months before Netflix), R, Comedy, Miles Teller, Justin Chan

 

“Jack the Giant Slayer” Premieres 6/18, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox, available in 3D), PG-13, Adventure, Nicholas Hoult, Ewan McGregor

 

“The Last Exorcism Part II (Unrated)” Premieres 6/18, (same day as DVD), TV-MA, Horror, Ashley Bell, Julia Garner

 

“Quartet” Premieres 6/18, (same day as DVD), PG-13, Comedy, Maggie Smith, Tom Courtenay

 

“The Call” Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD), R, Thriller, Halle Berry, Abigail Breslin

 

“The Incredible Burt Wonderstone” Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Comedy, Steve Carell, Jim Carrey

  

June 2013 Independent Movies & Smaller Titles of Note (just a selection)

 

Highlights of the June 2013 roster of indie titles on Movies On Demand include “Judy Blume’s Tiger Eyes” the first big-screen adaptation of any of the author’s best-selling novels, which won the Best Feature award at the Palm Beach International Film Festival.  Also on MOD is the premiere of the acclaimed documentary We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” from the documentarian who made the hugely popular film “Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room.”  A real indie find is “Stoker,” a new thriller from Park Chan-wook, the director of “Oldboy,” and his first English-language film. 

 

A lot of positive buzz is coming out about “Maniac,” the thriller starring Elijah Wood which premieres on MOD the same day as its theatrical release. Indie fans may also want to check out “Upside Down,” the romance starring Kirsten Dunst and Jim Sturgess, or Francis Ford Coppola’s “Twixt.” Many other entertaining indie titles are listed below.

 

“Broken” Premieres 6/2, (before theatrical release), TV-14, Drama, Tim Roth, Cillian Murphy

 

“VHS 2” – Premieres 6/6, (before theatrical release), R, Horror, Kelsy Abbott, Hannah Al Rashid

 

“Judy Blume’s Tiger Eyes” Premieres 6/7, (same day as theatrical release), TV-PG, Drama, Willa Holland, Amy Jo Johnson

 

“Rapture-Palooza” - Premieres 6/7, (same day as theatrical release), R, Comedy, Anna Kendrick, Craig Robinson

 

“We Steal Secrets: The Story of WikiLeaks” Premieres 6/7, (available on demand & in theaters), TV-14, Documentary, Julian Assange 

 

“As Cool As I Am” - Premieres 6/10, (available on demand & in theaters), R, Comedy, Claire Danes, James Marsden

 

“Dead Man's Burden” Premieres 6/11, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), TV-14, Western, Barlow Jacobs, Claire Bowen

 

“Twixt” - Premieres 6/11, (weeks before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), R, Horror, Val Kilmer, Elle Fanning

 

“Berberian Sound Studio” Premieres 6/14, (same day as theatrical release), TV-MA, Thriller, Toby Jones, Tonia Sotiropoulou

 

“Breakup at a Wedding” Premieres 6/18, (same day as theatrical release), TV-MA, Comedy, Philip Quinaz, Alison Fyhrie

 

“The Girl”Premieres 6/18, (weeks before DVD, Netflix & Redbox), PG-13, Drama, Abbie Cornish, Will Patton

 

“Stoker” Premieres 6/18, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Thriller, Nicole Kidman, Mia Wasikowska

 

“Maniac” Premieres 6/21, (same day as theatrical release), TV-MA, Thriller, Elijah Wood, America Olivo

 

“No” Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD), R, Drama, Gael García Bernal

 

“Phantom” – Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD, weeks before Netflix & Redbox), R, Thriller, Ed Harris, David Duchovny

 

“The Rambler” Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD), R, Horror, Dermot Mulroney, Lindsay Pulsipher

 

“Upside Down” Premieres 6/25, (same day as DVD), PG-13, Romance, Kirsten Dunst, Jim Sturgess

 

“Copperhead” Premieres 6/28, (same day as theatrical release), TV-PG, Drama, Billy Campbell, Peter Fonda

 

“Redemption” Premieres 6/28, (same day as theatrical release), R, Action, Jason Statham, Agata Buzek

 

Cable is the nation’s powerhouse in delivery of movies via the On Demand platform, representing nearly 50% of all paid orders in the U.S., far outpacing satellite, telcos, iTunes, Amazon and all others.** Movies On Demand on Cable (MOD) is the easiest, most convenient way to rent movies from home instantly, with just a click of the remote. It is part of digital cable service.

 

NOTES:

 *Title dates and title availability may vary by system. HD and 3D not available in all systems. 

**Independent third party research.

 

These movies are distributed to U.S. cable systems by iN DEMAND, www.indemand.com. For more information about Movies On Demand on Cable, go to www.rentmoviesondemand.com, on-screen guides or cable system websites.

 

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