Now Streaming

Now Streaming: RoboCop, The LEGO Movie, The HBO Collection, and More

by | May 20, 2014 | Comments

Lots of good choices on streaming video this week for action fans, including a remake of a beloved 1980s classic, a based-on-true-events story starring Mark Wahlberg, and the latest thriller featuring Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan. Then, we’ve also got the biggest animated movie of the year so far, another ’80s remake (this time a romantic comedy), a thriller with a creative premise, and an animated feature starring the Justice League. To cap things off, we’ve got a few new noteworthy films on Netflix, and Amazon Prime begins offering some of HBO’s most popular and acclaimed television series. Read on for details:

HBO Collection

All the great HBO shows that everybody’s always talking about will be available for free to all Amazon Prime subscribers starting May 21, including The Wire, Rome, True Blood, Six Feet Under, Treme, Boardwalk Empire, Sopranos, and TV movies like Game Change and Grey Gardens. Don’t plan on leaving your house for a few weeks.

Available on May 21 on: Amazon Prime

The LEGO Movie

Chris Pratt, Elizabeth Banks, and an impressive supporting cast lend their voices to this charming, surprisingly thoughtful animated film based on the popular building blocks.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Lone Survivor

Mark Wahlberg stars in the story of an ill-fated mission by a group of Navy SEALs to track down a high-value Taliban target through a mountainous region in Afghanistan — a mission that turns deadly after the soldiers decide against firing on a group of civilians.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu


When Detroit detective Alex Murphy (Joel Kinnaman) is badly injured on the job, a military contractor fits him with a robot exoskeleton in an attempt to create the ultimate crime fighter.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

Inspired to serve his country after 9/11, Jack Ryan (Chris Pine) joins the Marines. After being injured in Afghanistan, Ryan is recruited in the CIA, and soon he’s on the trail of a Russian terrorist plot.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

Grand Piano

Elijah Wood and John Cusack in this Certified Fresh thriller about a concert pianist who must deliver a flawless performance to stave off a sniper.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

About Last Night

This romantic comedy follows Danny (Michael Ealy) and Debbie (Joy Bryant) from their first meeting to an eventual break up; meanwhile, their friends Bernie (Kevin Hart) and Joan (Regina Hall) share a combustible bond of their own.

Available now on: Amazon, iTunes, Vudu

JLA Adventures: Trapped in Time

Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman must foil Lex Luthor’s fiendish plan to travel into the past and terminate Supes in this animated feature.

Available now on: iTunes

Stranger by the Lake

Alain Guiraudie’s sexy, Certified Fresh thriller tells the tale of a man who falls for a mysterious stranger who may be involved in a murder.

Available now on: Netflix

Much Ado About Nothing

Joss Whedon’s micro-budgeted modern-day reworking of Shakespeare’s comedy features a plethora of Whedon regulars, including Amy Acker, Clark Gregg, and Nathan Fillion.

Available now on: Netflix

Pain & Gain

Based on a bizarre true story, Pain & Gain stars Mark Wahlberg and Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson in the tale of three bodybuilders who concoct a scheme to kidnap a wealthy businessman and wrest control of his riches. However, the plan quickly goes awry, with violent repercussions.

Available now on: Netflix

Free Birds

In this animated action comedy about time-traveling turkeys, pampered Reggie (voiced by Owen Wilson) and activist Jake (Woody Harrelson) team up to travel back to the first Thanksgiving in order to kill the annual tradition of eating turkeys before it starts.

Available now on: Netflix

Tag Cloud

BAFTA 2020 VOD book unscripted The Walking Dead finale Mary Tyler Moore Classic Film Amazon Prime X-Men Trophy Talk spain sports news animated joker Superheroes Mystery Masterpiece mission: impossible Paramount Network Disney Plus Showtime Rom-Com boxoffice aliens Britbox El Rey free movies Apple FX YouTube Extras superhero PBS Women's History Month dark DGA harry potter Hallmark ghosts Awards Tour Teen indie TBS films Superheroe Quiz IFC hist Starz richard e. Grant Epix Warner Bros. kids witnail Reality Competition toy story Disney Channel Thanksgiving Lucasfilm game show batman Vudu National Geographic dogs strong female leads zombie directors asian-american zombies Logo Fantasy game of thrones movie Arrowverse obituary Schedule natural history Amazon Studios MCU DC Comics cancelled TV series nbcuniversal breaking bad Turner Classic Movies Ellie Kemper HBO Go concert 71st Emmy Awards GLAAD Music ITV Trailer Family Musicals TIFF Christmas Mudbound rotten Kids & Family VICE independent travel SundanceTV Nickelodeon YouTube Red Black History Month American Society of Cinematographers video Video Games BET Awards Trivia 2018 Amazon all-time AMC Lionsgate TLC First Reviews Certified Fresh New York Comic Con BET Pop CNN Grammys tv talk Captain marvel Rocketman Marvel Amazon Prime Video FOX Photos social media Pet Sematary Ghostbusters 2017 Netflix Christmas movies Spectrum Originals WarnerMedia stoner spy thriller Elton John Emmy Nominations rotten movies we love Oscars vampires screen actors guild Tarantino cinemax criterion USA Premiere Dates werewolf FXX TNT BBC psycho sag awards romance reboot canceled Super Bowl sequel south america universal monsters serial killer die hard Hallmark Christmas movies Pirates Mindy Kaling OWN MTV Countdown Sundance TV Hear Us Out Sneak Peek Sundance Now technology E! dceu Marvel Studios halloween thriller quibi 21st Century Fox true crime Dark Horse Comics robots parents Valentine's Day Avengers Reality cartoon PlayStation Rock period drama See It Skip It Pride Month Shondaland Comedy Comedy Central CW Seed reviews The Witch APB anime video on demand CMT Lifetime Christmas movies Cannes Nominations documentary renewed TV shows GoT revenge disaster TCM justice league documentaries 2019 streaming hispanic San Diego Comic-Con Animation Anna Paquin cancelled TV shows chucky Peacock The CW Western RT History christmas movies movies diversity doctor who theme song TCA 2017 Syfy BBC America Comics on TV DC streaming service VH1 E3 Universal psychological thriller Chilling Adventures of Sabrina spider-man scary movies Disney Cosplay ESPN composers Spring TV Podcast binge Apple TV Plus crime drama Action Travel Channel police drama award winner Black Mirror Television Academy twilight based on movie Polls and Games Pop TV SDCC Apple TV+ Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt BBC One Red Carpet critics stop motion hollywood stand-up comedy Chernobyl docudrama elevated horror Watching Series Walt Disney Pictures Awards crime President DC Universe Hulu TCA Awards WGN LGBTQ NBC Holidays Fall TV YouTube Premium SXSW teaser biography HBO LGBT cars Winners Columbia Pictures Disney streaming service Adult Swim latino comic cancelled television Sci-Fi Discovery Channel Biopics Stephen King Bravo crossover Infographic 2015 FX on Hulu A24 Disney+ Disney Plus child's play ratings Sundance facebook The Arrangement talk show spinoff green book Crunchyroll blockbuster dramedy classics foreign jamie lee curtis Academy Awards Crackle Set visit mockumentary children's TV blaxploitation transformers Tomatazos DirecTV miniseries CBS All Access politics television TV renewals golden globes cops comiccon Paramount TV First Look IFC Films medical drama Song of Ice and Fire Esquire Binge Guide The Purge canceled TV shows Best and Worst crime thriller war adaptation Turner zero dark thirty Television Critics Association NYCC comedies Ovation Country cancelled mutant dragons Heroines Marathons Freeform TV Land Nat Geo fast and furious political drama cults historical drama TruTV Funimation Star Trek worst science fiction casting Shudder TCA Winter 2020 singing competition Film Festival Sony Pictures Marvel Television Creative Arts Emmys TCA Box Office Spike RT21 45 versus slashers anthology series Fox News space adventure Mary poppins best comics Lifetime Endgame Holiday Acorn TV GIFs Comic Book Calendar nature franchise 24 frames 72 Emmy Awards 4/20 Baby Yoda emmy awards MSNBC sequels romantic comedy Emmys sitcom Year in Review Film laika screenings Netflix Star Wars Writers Guild of America CBS satire name the review Election ABC Family 20th Century Fox Drama indiana jones A&E Winter TV Summer discovery ABC Horror History YA spanish language Toys OneApp Character Guide supernatural 2016 Rocky Opinion Pixar festivals Tubi Interview cooking Musical dc Martial Arts what to watch HBO Max Mary Poppins Returns PaleyFest Tumblr a nightmare on elm street Brie Larson Food Network 007 USA Network Cartoon Network cats