Amazon launches IMDb TV streaming service in the UK

Amazon launches IMDb TV streaming service in the UK, allowing users to watch films including Pulp Fiction and Meet the Parents on demand for freealbeit with ads

  • IMDb TV, Amazon’s free streaming service, is finally available for users in the UK
  • The free video on demand service made its debut in the US back in January 2019
  • It’s accessible within Amazon Prime Video and its content is free, but it has ads
  • Even if you aren’t signed up to Amazon Prime Video, you can still access IMDb TV if you have an Amazon account
  • Amazon has launched the IMDb TV streaming service in the UK, more than two-and-a-half years after it debuted in the US.

    The video on demand streaming service, owned by Amazon and first launched in January 2019, is free and accessible within the Amazon Prime Video app, but it comes with ads.

    Even if you aren’t signed up to Amazon Prime Video, you can still access IMDb TV as long as you have an Amazon account.

    Films on the service include Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever, Meet the Parents, The English Patient, Kill Bill, Jackie Brown and Scary Movie.

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    IMDb TV, Amazon's premium free streaming service, is now available in the UK within the Amazon Prime app

    IMDb TV, Amazon’s premium free streaming service, is now available in the UK within the Amazon Prime app

    WHAT IS IMDb TV?

    IMDb TV launched in the US in January 2019.

    It was launched more than two-and-a-half years later in the UK, in September 2021.

    It’s accessible within the Amazon Prime Video app, although you just need an Amazon account to watch IMDb content.

    IMDb TV is free but you have to put up with ads, much like All 4 and ITV Hub.

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    Amazon owns the popular online film and TV database IMDb, from which the streaming service gets its name.

    The Seattle-based tech giant giant bought IMDb from English film fan and computer programmer Col Needham back in 1998.

    ‘IMDb TV has created a free-to-consumer destination by combining a hybrid of exclusive Originals from Amazon Studios and highly sought-after movies and television,’ said Lauren Anderson and Ryan Pirozzi, co-heads of content and programming, IMDb TV.

    ‘Today’s UK launch marks a major step in our mission to deliver customers widely appealing content and globally relevant storytelling, through a personalized, free streaming experience.

    Starting today, all IMDb content can be viewed on Amazon Prime Video, for both UK Prime and non-Prime customers, deur this link.

    Alternatiewelik, viewers can access IMDb TV through a dedicated carousel within the Amazon Prime Video app, surrounded by the usual content found on Prime.

    Films on the service include Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever, Meet the Parents, The English Patient, Kill Bill, Jackie Brown and Scary Movie

    Films on the service include Pulp Fiction, Saturday Night Fever, Meet the Parents, The English Patient, Kill Bill, Jackie Brown and Scary Movie

    The carousel is called ‘IMDb TV – Popular Movies and TV – free with adsand each show or film’s icon is overlaid with a small white tab in the top corner saying ‘ads’.

    If you’re not an Amazon Prime user, not to worry – you just need an Amazon account to start playing IMDb TV content.

    In the coming weeks, the free streaming service will also be available via a standalone app on Fire TV.

    Fire TV is Amazon’s physical device that you plug into your TV to access a range of apps including Prime Video, Netflix, BBC iPlayer, Almal 4 and ITV Hub.

    In the coming weeks, the free streaming service will also be available via a standalone app on Fire TV, Amazon's own physical device

    In the coming weeks, the free streaming service will also be available via a standalone app on Fire TV, Amazon’s own physical device

    IMDb TV launches in the the UK today with a decent selection of titles, but it will also be adding new content every month.

    This includes ‘highly sought-after licensed contentacross a variety of genres, Amazon said, like ‘IMDb TV Originals from Amazon Studios’.

    These originals include ‘Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary’, all about country music star Luke Bryan, and ‘Moment of Truth’, about the murder of James Jordan, father of basketball player Michael Jordan.

    FILMS AND TV SHOWS ON IMDb TV

    Films

    Across the Universe

    America’s Sweethearts

    Anger Management

    Chinatown

    Cloverfield

    Field of Dreams

    Freedom Writers

    Jackie Brown

    Kill Bill: Vol. 1

    Kill Bill: Vol. 2

    Kramer vs. Kramer

    Lawrence of Arabia

    Life Is Beautiful

    Meet the Parents

    Napoleon Dynamite

    Pulp Fiction

    Saturday Night Fever

    The English Patient

    The Kingdom

    The Machinist

    The Skeleton Twins

    The Whole Nine Yards

    Black Death

    Butterfly Effect 2

    Cloverfield

    Donnie Darko

    Hannibal Rising

    Hellraiser

    Night of the Living Dead

    Scary Movie

    Scream

    The Fog

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    2 Broke Girls

    Anthony Bourdain: Parts Unknown

    Babylon 5

    Blue Heelers

    Community

    Crime Investigation Australia

    Dawson’s Creek

    Deals In The Desert

    Drug Wars

    Family Food Fight

    Famous Homes & Hideaways

    Leverage

    Magnum, P.I.

    Masterchef Australia

    Masterchef Canada

    Masterchef New Zealand

    Person of Interest

    The A-Team

    The Simple Life

    The Really Big Flip

    My Restaurant Rules

    Law and Order Special Victims Unit

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    Onopgeloste raaisels

    Whose Line is it Anyway?

    IMDb TV Originals

    Luke Bryan: My Dirt Road Diary

    Moment of Truth

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