All of the films available to stream early because of coronavirus

Tom Beasley
Elisabeth Moss as Cecilia Kass in The Invisible Man, written and directed by Leigh Whannell. (Universal)


It’s fair to say that the coronavirus pandemic has completely up-ended Hollywood, with cinemas closed, release dates shifting and productions halting all over the world.

While many studios have moved to simply cancel upcoming releases, others have opted to ensure that recently released movies can find an audience online.

Major studios including Universal, Disney and Warner Bros have decided to put some of their most recent releases into digital stores and on to VOD platforms early.

Superhero fans can get early access to Harley Quinn’s latest outing in Birds of Prey, horror fans can experience Elisabeth Moss’s terrific performance in The Invisible Man and, for the kids, there’s the behemoth of Frozen 2.

Here are all of the digital releases that have been fast-tracked in the UK, with information on some of the movies available on the other side of the Atlantic as well...

Betty Gilpin stars in controversial horror movie 'The Hunt'. (Credit: Universal)

Already on UK VOD

Upcoming UK VOD Releases

Anna Kendrick returns in animated sequel Trolls: World Tour. (Universal)
  • Military Wives (Lionsgate, UK: 27 March, USA: tbc)

  • Bloodshot (Sony, UK; 27 March, USA: 24 March)

  • The Perfect Candidate (Modern Films, UK: 27 March, USA: tbc)

  • Trolls: World Tour (Universal, UK: 6 April, USA: 10 April)

  • Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Disney, UK: 13 April, USA: now)

  • The Rhythm Section (Paramount, UK: 13 April)

  • Like A Boss (Paramount, UK: 13 April)

  • Blue Story (Paramount, UK: 13 April)

  • Playing With Fire (Paramount, UK: 13 April)

  • Bad Boys For Life (Sony, UK: 11 May, USA: 31 March)

  • Cats (Universal, UK; 22 May, USA: now)

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US Releases

  • Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn) (Warner Bros, USA: now, UK: tbc)

  • Onward (Disney, USA: now, UK: tbc)

  • Just Mercy (Warner Bros, USA: now, UK: tbc)

  • The Way Back (Warner Bros, USA: 24 March, UK: tbc)

  • The Gentlemen (EFD, USA: 24 March, UK: tbc)

  • Sonic the Hedgehog (Paramount, USA: 31 March, UK: tbc)