Amazon Video Starts Renting 4K/UHD Movies


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Amazon Video has offered 4K UHD movies for sale and as part of their Amazon Prime subscription for some time. Now Amazon is offering movies in 4K/UHD for rent for the first time. You will need a player that supports 4K UHD to take advantage of the UHD picture like the Roku Ultra or the Fire TV.

Yet it wont come cheap as 4K/UHD Rentals start at $7.99 and a crazy high $25.99 sale price to buy a movie in 4K/UHD. Yet you do get amazingly high quiality 4K/UHD image much higher than the standard 4K you will find with Blu Ray discs.

Here are a few examples of what movies you will find in 4K/UHD:

Moneyball

4k Ultra HD version captured and mastered in 4k. Brad Pitt stars in this film about Oakland A’s general manager Billy Beane and his attempt to put together a baseball club on a budget by employing computer-generated analysis to draft his players.

You can find Moneyball UHD on Amazon here: http://amzn.to/2l4LN3B

This Is The End

4k Ultra HD version captured and mastered in 4k. While attending a party at James Franco’s house, Seth Rogen, Jay Baruchel and many other celebrities are faced with the apocalypse.

You can find This Is The End on Amazon here: http://amzn.to/2k3URWr

The Monuments Men

4k Ultra HD version captured and mastered in 4k. In the midst of WWII a small group of art experts are commissioned by Roosevelt as soldiers and sent to the European theater to protect historically important buildings and monuments, and to locate vast troves of priceless art looted by the Nazis. Discovering art in castles and mines, they race against time as the Nazis scramble to destroy everything they can.

You can find The Monuments Men on Amazon here: http://amzn.to/2kx7flj

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