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Never miss a TV show or Movie again — Reelgood.

So many streaming services. Millions of movies and TV shows. Why don’t they make a smart app to tell me when my movies and shows are available on my streaming services? They do now — Reelgood.

Remember the simplicity of the TV Guide? There was magic to just picking up the tabletop catalog and opening it to the date and finding all your choices listed by time and channel.

The app that can remind you what you’re missing!

I just discovered Reelgood and my viewing plans are chaos no more. Did I mention yet that it’s FREE?

I am a channel flipper on regular TV. There are many choices and, most of the time, nothing to watch. Suddenly someone in my family will say did you see this show? Unfortunately, it isn’t on Netflix or Hulu or HBO any longer, but it was great. Another miss on my scorecard.

Reelgood is a website and/or a simple app for your phone. Create a free account, tell them the entertainment services to which you subscribe. Instantly you can view all the available programs that are free to you on those services.

From Reelgood‘s main page, you can view what is New, Coming, or Leaving your subscribed streaming services so you won’t miss programming. You may choose to create “watch lists” of movies or TV shows coming to the service in the future, or even flag movies you missed in the theaters. Reelgood will check their availability for you and alert you when they are for rent or free to you.

Probably my favorite feature is the ability to search for movies or TV shows you always wish you’d seen. I’m a classic western fan so I was thrilled to be able to find dozens of old westerns listed with the streaming services they were available on currently. For those I don’t currently have access, I can mark the program and wait for them to come available.

Did you hear Reelgood is free? It’s nice when a free account actually shows benefits up front.

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What’s streaming on Netflix in August 2020.

Netflix offers a lot of streaming options from award-winning original series to popular movies. Here is the full list of Netflix programming this month.

August 1

Acts of Violence
The Addams Family
An Education
Being John Malkovich
Death at a Funeral
Dennis the Menace
Elizabeth Harvest
Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
Hardcore Henry
Iron Man:Armored Adventures Season 1-2
Jurassic Park
Jurassic Park II: The Lost World
Jurassic Park III
A Knight’s Tale
Mad Max (1979)
Mr. Deeds
My Perfect Landing, Season 1
Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea Season 1
The NeverEnding Story
The NeverEnding Story 2: The Next Chapter
The Next Step, Season 6
Nights in Rodanthe
Ocean’s Twelve
Ocean’s Thirteen
Operation Ouch, Season 1
Operation Ouch, Special
Seabiscuit
Super Monsters: The New Class (Netflix Kids)
Toradoral, Season 1
Transformers Rescue Bots Academy, Season 2
The Ugly Truth
What Keeps You Alive

August 2

Almost Love
Connected (Netflix Documentary)

August 3

Immigration Nation (Netflix Documentary)

August 4

A Go! Go! Cory Carson Summer Camp (Netflix Kids)
Malibu Rescue: The Next Wave (Netflix Kids)
Mystery Lab (Netflix Original)
Sam Jay: 3 in the Morning (Netflix Comedy Special

August 5

Anelka: Misunderstood (Netflix Documentary)
World’s Most Wanted (Netflix Documentary)

August 6

The Rain, Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Seven Deadly Sins: Imperial Wrath of the Gods (Netflix Anime)

August 7

Berlin, Berlin (Netflix Film)
High Seas, Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Magic School Bus Rides Again, Kids in Space (Netflix Kids)
The New Legends of Monkey, Season 2 (Netflix Kids)
Selling Sunset, Season 3 (Netflix Original)
Sling On! Germany (Netflix Original)
Tiny Creatures (Netflix Original)
Nailed It! Mexico, Season 2 (Netflix Original)
The Promise
We Summon the Darkness
Wizards: Tales of Acadia (Netflix Kids)
Work It (Netflix Film)
World Party Songs (Netflix Kids)

August 10

Game On: A Comedy Crossover Event (Netflix Original)
Nightcrawler

August 11

Mr. Peabody & Sherman
Rob Schneider: Asian Momma, Mexican Kids (Netflix Comedy Special)

August 12

Scary Movie 5
(Un)Well (Netflix Documentary)

August 13

An Easy Girl (Netflix Film)
Safety Not Guaranteed

August 14

3% , Season 4 (Netflix Original)
Avatar: The Legend of Korra
El robo del siglo (Netflix Original)
Fearless (Netflix Film)
Glow Up, Season 2
The Great Heist, Season 1 (Netflix Original)
The Legend of Korra: Book One: Air
The Legend of Korra: Book Two: Spirits
The Legend of Korra: Book Three: Change
The Legend of Korra: Book Four: Balance
Octonauts & the Caves of Sac Actun (Netflix Kids)
Project Power (Netflix Film)
Teenage Bounty Hunters (Netflix Original)

August 15

Stranger, Season 2 (Netflix Original)
Rita, Season 5 (Netflix Original)

August 16

Johnny English
Les Miserables (2012)

August 17

Crazy Awesome Teachers (Netflix Film)
Drunk Parents
Glitch Techs, Season 2 (Netflix Kids)

August 19

The Crimes that Bind (Netflix Film)
Demarcus Family Rules (Netflix Original)
High Score (Netflix Documentary)

August 20

Biohackers (Netflix Original)
Good Kisser
Great Pretender (Netflix Anime)
John Was Trying to Contact Aliens (Netflix Documentary)

August 21

Alien TV (Netflix Kids)
Fuego Negro (Netflix Film)
Hoops (Netflix Original)
Lucifer, Season 5, Part 1 (Netflix Original)
Rust Valley Restorers, Season 3 (Netflix Original)
The Sleepover (Netflix Film)

August 23

1 BR
Septembers of Shiraz

August 25

Emily’s Wonder Lab (Netflix Kids)
Trinkets, Season 2 (Netflix Original)

August 26

Cobra Kai, Seasons 1 & 2
Do Do Sol Sol La La Sol (Netflix Original)
I Am a Killer: Released (Netflix Original)
La vengaza de Analia (Netflix Original)
Million Dollar Beach House (Netflix Original)
Rising Phoenix (Netflix Documentary)

August 27

Aggretsuko, Season 3 (Netflix Anime)
The Bridge Curse
The Frozen Ground

August 28

All Together Now (Netflix Film)
Unknown Origins (Netflix Film)

August 31

Casino Royale
Quantum of Solace

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Streaming on Amazon Prime Video August 2020

July 1

1 Dead Party
14 Women
18 Swirling Riders
The 28th Day: Wrath of Steph
8 Heads in a Duffel Bag
Abolition
Agent Cody Banks
Air: The Musical
All American Zombie Drugs
Amnesiac
Another 48 Hours
Appetite
Area 51
The Artworks
Assassin of the Tsar
Bandits
Bigfoot Wars
Blind Heat
Blood Moon Rising
Blood Reaper
Boomerang
Boricua
Braveheart
Bull Durham
Bumblef**k, USA
The Bunnyman Massacre
Carne: The Taco Maker
Carnies
Clear and Present Danger
Cold Mountain
The Corrupted
Crystal River
Cutthroat Island
Day We Met
Dead Evidence
Death Wish IV: The Crackdown
Destination Vegas
Dilemma
Dirt Merchant
Dragon Blade
Dream a Little Dream
Drunk Wedding
The Eagle and the Hawk
Eight Men Out
Elephant
The First Wives Club
Flashdance
Flipping
Fly Me to the Moon
Foreign Fields
Frankenstein Reborn
Free Money
Frozen Kiss
G-Men from Hell
Gene-Fusion
The General
Get Well Soon
Ghost Bride
Godsend
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Gunshy
Hazard Jack
Hobgoblins
House of the Dead
House of the Dead 2
The Hunt for Red October
Intimate Affairs
Into the Fire
Jack in the Box
Jezebeth
Jingles the Clown
John Grisham’s The Rainmaker
Johnny Guitar
Killing Ariel
Killing Zoe
Kingpin
The Last Word
Lazarus: Day of the Living Dead
The Letter
The Little Kidnappers
Little Red Devil
Lost in Siberia
Lovin’ Molly
The Lucky Ones
Manhattan
Married to the Mob
Meeting Spencer
Metamorphosis
The Midnight Meat Train
Model Behaviour
Morning Glory
Mortem
Moscow Heat
My Bloody Wedding
New Order
Night Train
On the Q.T.
Paradise Lost
Payback
The Peacemaker
Phil the Alien
Pi
Players
PoliWood
Pootie Tang
Postmortem
The Presidio
Princess Juliet
Private Lessons
Prophet’s Game
Reasonable Doubt
Red Tide
Redball
Relative Evil
Remington and the Curse of the Zombadings
Rescue Dawn
Rosemary’s Baby
Sample People
Sanctuary
Scrooged
Shunned House
Silent Youth
Silo Killer 2
Slip & Fall
Smoke N’ Lightnin’
Squeal
Star Trek: The Motion Picture 
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan 
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock 
Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home 
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier 
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country 
Star Trek: Generations 
Star Trek: First Contact 
Star Trek: Insurrection 
Streets of Rage 
Sugar Boxx 
Suicide Kings 
Sweet Angel Mine
The Tale of the Voodoo Prostitute 
The Telling 
A Texas Funeral 
This Revolution 
Top Dog
Up in the Air 
Viking Quest 
When Justice Fails 
Where Truth Lies 
Who’s Your Monkey 
Wild Wild West 
Wildflowers 
Zombie Wars: Battle of the Bone 
Zombiez 

July 6

The Assignment
Under the Gun

July 7

Begum Jaan

July 8

Our Kind of Traitor

July 9

Sliding Doors

July 14

It’s Gawd!

July 16

Salvation Season 1

July 19

Antarctica: Ice & Sky

July 28

The Living and the Dead: Season 1

July 31

Jeepers Creepers

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HBO Max programs August 2020.

Emmy winner Matthew Rhys from “The Americans” , brings the legendary criminal defense lawyer Perry Mason to HBO Max June 21.

August 1

10,000 BC
All the President’s Men
Altered States
Awkwafina is Nora from Queens, Season 1
Bad Influence
Barefoot in the Park
Barkleys of Broadway
Batman (1989)
Batman & Robin
Batman Begins
Batman Forever
Batman Returns
The Bear
Bee Season
Before Sunrise
Before Sunset
Biloxi Blues
Blade Runner: The Final Cut
Blue Crush
The Candidate
Carefre
The Change-Up (Unrated Version)
Chariots of Fire
Contact
The Dark Knight
The Dishwasher
Driving Miss Daisy
Elf
The First Grader
The First Wives Club
Flipper
Flying Down to Rio
Flying Leathernecks
Fool’s Gold
Fracture
The Fugitive
The Gay Divorcee
Get on Up
Go Tell It on the Mountain
Grace Unplugged
Hard to Kill
Harley Quinn, Seasons 1 & 2
Highlander: The Final Dimension
Highlander IV: Endgame
The Hindenburg
Hours
House of Wax
House Party
House Party 2
House Party: Tonight’s the Night
How to Be a Player
Idiocracy (Extended Version)
Interview with the Vampire
Jeremiah Johnson
Jim Thorpe: All-American
Jojo Rabbit
Kung Fu Panda
Kung Fu Panda 2
Leprechaun
Leprechaun 2
Leprechaun 3
Leprechaun 4: In Space
Leprechaun: Origins
The Long Kiss Goodnight
The Lost Boys: The Thirst
The Lost Boys: The Tribe (Unrated Version)
Love Field
Lovelace
Lying And Stealing
The Marine (Unrated Version)
Martha Marcy May Marlene
Marvin’s Room
Maverick
Monkeybone
Mr. Magorium’s Wonder Emporium
Murder at 1600
The Mustang
My Blue Heaven
My Sister’s Keeper
Nell
New Year’s Eve
Ocean’s Eleven
On Dangerous Ground
On Golden Pond
Phantom
Pi
Raise the Titanic
Roberta
Romeo Must Die
Savages (Unrated Version
Say It Isn’t So
Serendipity
Skyline
South Central
Spy Game
Steven Universe Movie
The Story of Vernon and Irene Castle
Striptease
Swing Time
They Live by Night
Things Never Said
Three Day of the Condor
Time Bandits
Top Hat
Two Minutes of Fame
Walk the Line (Extended Version)
Wedding Crashers
Without Limits
Yes Man

August 2

I’ll Be Gone in the Dark (Docuseries Finale)

August 3

HBO Asia’s Invisible Stories

August 4

Aldnoah Zero
Inuyasha
Mob Psycho, Season 1
Promised Neverland, Season 1
Puella Magi Madoka Magica
The Swamp (Documentary Premiere)

August 6

An American Pickle (HBO Max Original)
Doom Patrol, Season 2 Finale
Esme & Roy, Season 2B
On the Trail: Inside the 2020 Primaries (Documentary Premiere)

August 7

Habla Now

August 8

Richard Jewell (HBO)

August 9

Perry Mason (Season Finale)

August 11

Hard Knocks ’20: Los Angeles, Series Premiere

August 12

Yusuf Hawkins: Storm Over Brooklyn

August 13

Infinity Train, Season 3 Premiere

August 14

Carmen Y Lola

August 15

Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)

August 16

Lovecraft Country

August 18

Looney Tunes, Batch 3
Smurfs, Season 2

August 20

The Fungies, Season 1A
Singletown, Season 1

August 21

No Quiero Ser Tue Hermano (aka I Don’t Want to Be Your Brother)

August 22

Queen & Slim

August 23

Mia’s Magic Playground

August 24

I May Destroy You, Finale

August 27

Ravi Patel’s Pursuit of Happiness (Docuseries Premiere)

August 28

Seneca
Steven Universe Future, Season 6

August 29

The Way Back

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New in August on Disney+

Disney’s “Artemis Fowl,” based on the beloved book by Eoin Colfer, is a fantastical spellbinding adventure that follows the journey of 12-year-old genius Artemis Fowl. Available on Disney+ on June 12.

August 7

Howard (Disney+ Original)
Muppets Now Episode 102 – “Fever Pitch”
One Day at Disney, Episode 136 – “Ryan Meinerding
Disney Family Sundays Series, Final Episode 140
Pixar In Real Life, Episode 110
Hidden Kingdoms of China
Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time
Star Wars Galaxy’s Edge: Adventure Awaits
The Peanuts Movie
UFO Europe: The Untold Stories – Season 1
X-Men

August 14

The Only and Only Ivan (Disney Original)
Muppets Now, Episode 103 – “Getting Testy”
Magic Camp (Disney Original)
One Day at Disney, Episode 137 – “Pavan Komkai: Broadcast Engineer”
Weird But True (Disney Original)
Alaska Animal Rescue, Season 1
Ant-Man and the Wasp
India’s Wild Leopards
Jungle Animal Rescue, Season 1
Nature Boom Time, Season 1
Sam’s Zookeeper Challenge, Season 1
Scuba Sam’s World, Season 1
Spaced Out, Season 1
T.O.T.S., Season 1
T.O.T.S. Calling all T.O.T.S., Season 1
The Greatest Showman
Wild Cats of India, Season 1
Zombies 2

August 21

Muppets Now, Spisode 104 – “Sleep Mode” (Disney Original)
One Day at Disney, Episode 138 – “Heather Bartleson: Holiday Services”
Weird But True, Episode 102 – “National Parks”
Back to the Titanic
Beauty and the Beast
Mars: One Day on the Red Planet

August 28

Phineas & Ferb The Movie: Candace Against the Universe (Disney Original)
Muppets Now, Episode 105 – “The I.T. Factor”
One Day at Disney, Episode 139 – “Eric Baker: Imagineering Creative Director”
Weird But True, Episode 303 – “Farming”
Alice Through the Looking Glass

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streaming services

Streaming on Hulu in August

1991 Official Trailer

August 1

Monchhichi, Season 1B
The Pier (El Embarcadero), Seasons 1 & 2
UniKitty, Season 2B
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3:10 to Yuma
A Good Woman
A Perfect Murder
Australia
The Brothers McMullen
Cats & Dogs
Child’s Play
City Slickers
City Slickers2: The Legend of Curly’s Gold
Company Business
Death At A Funeral
Elena Undone
Four Weddings and a Funeral
Free Fall
Gayby
Hellraiser
Hurricane Bianca
Just Charlie
The Last Stand
Legend Of The Guardians: The Owls Of Ga’Hoole
Margin Call
Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World
My Best Friend’s Wedding
My Bloody Valentine
Pit Stop
Rain Man
Rustlers’ Rhapsody
Safe
The Saint
Sleeping with the Enemy
Sordid Lives
Spare Parts
Stanley & Iris
Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan
Star Trek III: The Search for Spock
Star Trek V: The Final Frontier
Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country
Star Trek: Insurrection
Star Trek: The Motion Picture
Stuck On You
Top Gun
Ultraviolet
Up in the Air
Were The World Mine

August 2

Shark vs. Surfer: Special

August 3

Dora and the Lost City of Gold
Ordinary Love

August 6

The Real Housewives of Orange County, Season 14
The Peanut Butter Falcon
Slay the Dragon

August 7

The New York Times Presents “This is Dominic Fike: The Next Big Thing?”

August 10

Hard Night Falling
Lucky Day

August 11

Alive And Kicking
Monster’s Ball

August 12

Smile Down the Runway: Season 1 (Episodes 1-12)

August 14

Bernie The Dolphin 2

August 15

A Crime to Remember, Season 4
Bake You Rich, Season 1
Caribbean Life, Season 16
Chopped, Season 40 & 41
Christina On the Coast, Season 1
Honeymoon Hunters, Season 1
House Hunters International, Seasons 129 – 134
Island Life, Season 15
Mediterranean Life, Season 1
Murder in Paradise, Season 1
Naked and Afraid, Seasons 9 & 10
Property Brothers: Buying & Selling, Season 6
Say Yes to the Dress, Season 17
Sword Art Online: Alicization, Season 1
Worst Bakers in America, Season 1
Worst Cooks in America, Season 16

August 16

Behind You

August 18

The Cup

August 20

Daffodils
Unacknowledged

August 21

Find Me In Paris, Season 3

August 22

Love in the Time of Corona, Series Premiere

August 23

Blindspot, Season 5

August 24

The Roads Not Taken

August 26

Mom, Season 7

August 28

The Binge (Hulu Original)

August 31

Casino Royale
Primal
Quantum of Solace
The Courier

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What’s streaming on Starz

Here’s what’s streaming June 2020 on the Starz Network.

Tom Hanks portrayal of the Late Fred Rogers goes live June 2nd on Starz.

June 1

American Outlaws
And Now For Something Completely Different
Cyborg
Drop Dead Diva (Episodes 301-613)
Honey
Honey 2
I Come in Peace
I Love You, Beth Cooper
Losing Isaiah
Meet the Fockers
Meet the Parents
Mo’ Money
My Girl
My Girl 2
No Good Deed
October Sky
Quigley Down Under
Spicer-Man
Spider-Man 2
True Romance
The Deep End of the Ocean
The Tuxedo
The Wood
Up In The Air
Welcome Home Rosco Jenkins
When The Daltons Rode

June 2

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

June 5

Frankie

June 7

Hightown: Episode 104

June 12

Awakenings
Cast A Long Shadow
Fools Rush In
Land Raiders
Madhouse
Poetic Justice
Seven Pounds
Shakes The Clown
Thirteen Conversations About One Thing
Trooper Hook

June 13

Dragonheart
Dragonheart 3: The Sorcerer’s Curse
Dragonheart: A New Beginning
Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire
Windtalkers

June 14

Hightown: Episode 105

June 19

Bean
Butch and Sundance: The Early Days
Gigli
Gun Fight
Hart’s War
Hickey & Boggs
La Bamba
Mr. Bean’s Holiday
Natural Born Killers
Out of Sight
Tears of the Sun
The Peacemaker
The War of the Roses
Zoom: Academy For Superheroes

June 21

Hightown: Episode 106

June 25

Charlie’s Angels

June 28

Hightown: Episode 107

June 30

6 Souls
Neil Young Journeys
That’s My Boy

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What’s streaming on BritBox June 2020

Sticks & Stones, the new drama on BritBox, has episodes available June 9, 16 and 23.

June 1

Springwatch

June 5

MI-5 (Seasons 6-10)

June 9

Sticks & Stones (Premiere)
Business As Usual
Age Before Beauty
Damned
Not Safe for Work
Ordinary Lies
The Office
Yes, Minister
Yes, Prime Minister

June 12

Agatha Christie’s Why Didn’t They Ask Evans

June 16

Panorama Coronavirus: The Scientific Battle
Sticks & Stones (Episode 2)

June 19

Agatha Christie’s Seven Dials Mystery

June 23

Isolation Stories
Sticks & Stones (Finale)

June 26

Agatha Christie’s Secret Adversary

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Gunning for Netflix

HBO Max Launched May 27, 2020: the Battle Begins

Follow the money and you find out why the streaming titans are all chasing Netflix. Netflix has ruled the streaming industry since its launch in 1997. The major entertainment players didn’t take this start up seriously–big mistake.

In 1997 cable TV was the top dog because it’s only competition was the very limited over-the-air TV and unreliable in a storm Satellite service. In 2017 industry reports counted 73 percent of US households with cable subscription service of some kind. Last year that number had dropped to just 44 percent and 62 percent of adults subscribe to one or more streaming services. As of 2020, Comcast, the largest cable subscription company, has 22 million subscribers and that number continues to drop. Netflix boasts a whopping 169 million accounts world-wide.

The streaming business forms two camps — streaming entertainment and live broadcast information. Streaming companies like Amazon and Netflix purchase movies or option new series content that is uniquely their own. The Live Broadcast industry purchases rights to cable and network broadcasting and sells it in smaller packages tailored to profile interests like basic news and movies, basic news and sporting events, or even just basic news.

Streaming ServiceLive Broadcasts
Netflix
Amazon Prime
HBO Max
Disney +
Apple TV


Hulu Live
Sling TV
AT&T Now
YouTube TV
CBS All Access
FuboTV
Pluto
Philo

If you are a cord cutter trying to save money or just trying to get the best value, the learning curve can be very steep. Netflix and Amazon were the only options for years, but the networks, studios, and big tech have all joined the race.

Good News: More choices. Bad News: Confusion.

Live TV Broadcasting

Watching the major VHF/UHF networks is the least expensive option. You’ll need a TV antenna and a digital tuner (either embedded in your flat screen TV or as an add on device if you have an older tube TV), but that is all the hardware necessary to get CBS, NBC, ABC and PBS in most areas.

If you are living in a geographic region where broadcast signals get interrupted by things like mountains, valleys, or dense forests, you can ax the antenna and pay for cable or a live streaming service (see the chart).

The cost of a streaming service is compatible with cable pricing channel for channel. Most cable channels offer 3 or 4 price levels with a mix of channels. The streaming services let you customize and scale those channel selections so that you do save money. But research is key.

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Great Deals

Streaming Deals on Movies!

Apple, Amazon, Google movies deals available right now now.

iTunes has the complete 5-movie Twilight Collection that seduced us from 2008-2012 for just $20.

You can save big money right now restocking your movie collection. As our Covid-19 lockdown comes to a close, the major streaming services are offering up big entertainment value on past box office hits.

Google Play

Top 4K movies are on sale now.

  • Mission Impossible 5-movie collection – Sale $39.99 | Regular Price: $60.99
  • Jack Reacher Never Go Back (2016) – Sale Price $9.99 | Regular Price: $16.99
  • A Dog’s Journey (2019) – Sale Price: $14.99 | Regular Price: $19.99
  • Point Break (2015) – Sale Price: $6.99 | Regular Price: $14.99
  • Green Book (2018) – Sale Price: $7.99 | Regular Price: $14.99
  • Akeelah and the Bee (2006) – Sale Price: $4.99 | Regular Price: $9.99
  • The Last Full measure (2020) – Sale Price: $9.99 | Regular Price: $14.99
  • How to be Single (2016) – Sale Price: $6.99 | Regular Price: $14.99
  • That’s What I Am (2011) – Sale Price: $3.99 | Regular Price: $12.99

Amazon Prime Video

Disney Princess movies are on sale for just $9.99, including the 2019 live-action Aladdin with bonus features.

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