Check out what’s new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix.

Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $ 3-$ 10, in 24- or 48-hour periods

Despicable Me 2 (animated; voices: Steve Carell, Kristen Wiig; also available in 3D; rated PG)

Don Jon (comedy; Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Scarlett Johansson; rated R)

Insidious: Chapter 2 (horror; Patrick Wilson, Rose Byrne; rated PG-13)

You’re Next (horror; Barbara Crampton, Sharni Vinson; premieres 12/27 before disc; rated R)

Mischief Night (horror; Erica Leerhsen, Ally Walker; not rated)

Open Grave (horror; Sharlto Copley, Joseph Morgan; pretheatrical MOD release; rated R)

Streaming/Digital Download: Rent from $ 4-$ 7 or own from $ 13-$ 20 (HD may cost more than SD)
 

iTunes

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download except for Open Grave. Plus:

The Spectacular Now (coming-of-age romance; Miles Teller, Shailene Woodley, Brie Larson, Mary Elizabeth Winstead; available now to download to own—not rent—three weeks before disc; rated R)

Amazon

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download. Plus:

The Spectacular Now

Vudu

Offers the same movies as cable Movies On Demand for rent and/or download. Plus:

The Spectacular Now

Netflix Watch Instantly: $ 7.99 per month

Recent additions:

Drinking Buddies (comedy; Olivia Wilde, Jake Johnson, Anna Kendrick, Ron Livingston, Ti West, Jason Sudeikis, Frank V. Ross; rated R)

The Guilt Trip (comedy; Barbra Streisand, Seth Rogen, Adam Scott, Colin Hanks, Kathy Najimy, Ari Graynor, Casey Wilson; available 12/28; rated PG-13)

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