Film & TV

Film & TV

Digital technology has revolutionised video entertainment and the way people watch their favourite films and TV programmes. On a mobile device while on the train, via a monthly subscription to an online service? Catch-up TV on a home computer? Going on holiday with a library of downloaded titles for the children to watch on a tablet? On an Internet-connected TV via a video-on-demand service? All are now possible. There’s never been more choice so explore the services below and see the different ways to watch!

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FindAnyFilm.com

Would you prefer to search for how a particular film is available? FindAnyFilm.com is one of the UK’s leading websites for film and TV fans looking to book, buy and watch legitimate film and TV shows. The website offers more than 117,000 films and TV programmes across all formats, from cinema to disc, and digital. Visitors can search by title and talent, and view results by format and price.

TV Listings

FindAnyFilm also offers a search for upcoming TV content for the next two weeks. Search the TV guide if you’re looking to find out what is showing on TV.

Digital Video to Buy and Keep

Amazon Prime Instant Video

Rent or buy films and TV with no subscription

BBC Store

BBC Store allows you to instantly own and keep digital copies of BBC programmes.

BT TV Everywhere

Video entertainment to rent / pay per view

CinemaNow

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription

Google Play

Download and stream films and TV series online and through the Google Android App.

iTunes

iTunes Video entertainment to buy and keep and to rent / pay per view.

Microsoft Movies & TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows for Xbox with no subscription.

PlayStation Network

Video entertainment to buy and keep

Sky Store

Video entertainment to rent or pay per view.

Smart Replay UK

For free, rent, purchase or with a subscription — you decide.

TalkTalk TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription

Vimeo

Video entertainment to buy and keep.

Wuaki.TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription.

Digital Video to Rent / Pay-per-view

Amazon Prime Instant Video

Rent or buy films and TV with no subscription.

BFI Player

Free and pay-per-view films, interviews and lectures. Subscription service also available.

BT TV Everywhere

Video entertainment to rent / pay per view.

CinemaNow

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription.

Curzon

Video entertainment to rent / pay per view.

Google Play

Download and stream films and TV series online and through the Google Android App.

iTunes

Video entertainment to buy and keep and to rent / pay per view.

Lebara Play

Subscription (plus limited pay-per-view) streaming multi-ethnic entertainment service bringing together content in 13 languages in one place. More than 150 TV channels and 3,000 movies from around the world

Microsoft Movies & TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows for Xbox with no subscription.

PlayStation Network

Video entertainment to buy and keep.

Sky Store

Video entertainment to rent or pay per view.

Smart Replay UK

For free, rent, purchase or with a subscription — you decide.

TalkTalk TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription.

The Guardian Screening Room

Independent, cult and classic films and documentaries to rent.

Virgin Movies

Digital video to rent or pay per view.

Wuaki.TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription.

YouTube Movies

Free to watch video entertainment and the opportunity to rent / pay per view.

YouTube Shows

Free to watch video entertainment and the opportunity to rent / pay per view.

Subscription Services

Amazon Prime Instant Video

Rent or buy films and TV with no subscription.

BFI Player+

Subscription service with 100s of hand-picked classics and critically-acclaimed films.

Hayu

On-demand service which allows you to watch reality TV titles for a monthly fee.

Lebara Play

Subscription (plus limited pay-per-view) streaming multi-ethnic entertainment service bringing together content in 13 languages in one place. More than 150 TV channels and 3,000 movies from around the world.

MUBI

MUBI brings you a great film each day for only £4.99 per month.

Netflix

A subscription service which allows you to watch TV and film titles for a monthly fee.

Now TV

A subscription service which allows you to watch TV and film titles for a monthly fee.

Picturebox

A subscription service that allows you to watch film for a £4.99 monthly fee.

ShowMax

ShowMax is an internet-based subscription video on demand service supplying an extensive catalogue of TV shows and movies.

Smart Replay UK

For free, rent, purchase or with a subscription — you decide.

Free-to-Watch Video Entertainment

BFI Player

Free and pay-per-view films, interviews and lectures.

 Yaddo

Free-to-watch video entertainment.

Milkshake

Free-to-watch children’s entertainment.

MTV OD

Clips and select full episodes of MTV shows.

Smart Replay UK

For free, rent, purchase or with a subscription — you decide.

TalkTalk TV

Rent or buy films and TV shows with no subscription.

TV Player

Stream live TV from a range of UK channels.

Viewster

Free to watch video entertainment supported by advertising.

YouTube Movies

Free to watch video entertainment and the opportunity to rent / pay per view.

Catch-up TV

4OD

Free to watch catch-up TV from from Channel 4 supported by advertising.

BBC iPlayer

Free-to-watch catch-up TV from the BBC, paid for by the license fee.

Demand 5

Free to watch Catch-up TV from Channel 5.

ITV Player

Free to watch catch-up TV from ITV supported by advertising.

STV Player

Free to watch catch-up TV from STV.

UKTV Play

Catch-up service for UKTV channels.

Virgin TV Anywhere

Catch-up and On Demand service for Virgin Media subscribers.