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Reviews of the Top 10 UK Movie Download Websites

Welcome to our reviews of the Best UK Movie Download Websites of 2016 (also known as UK Movie Streaming Websites). Check out our top 10 list below and follow our links to read our full in-depth review of each uk movie download website, alongside which you'll find costs and features lists, user reviews and videos to help you make the right choice.

Editor's Top 10 Buying Guide
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Typically, Amazon is known as a site for buying pretty much anything and having it delivered to your door. Well now they’ve gone a step further by cutting out the need for a decent postal service and beaming movies directly into your home with Amazon Prime Instant Video. The service allows you to watch unlimited movies and TV shows, anywhere and at any time. This works by allowing you to...

» Read the Full Review of Amazon.co.uk Prime Instant Video

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Netflix is a browser-based movie and TV show viewing platform. It offers a wide range of top films which can be watched at any time and as many times as you like. Its content is unique to the country your account is registered in, so for the purposes of this review we will be considering Netflix with particular reference to the videos available in the UK. At around £6...

» Read the Full Review of Netflix.com/UK

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As well as offering a huge selection of music, iTunes (Apple’s sales site) also offers top quality movies to its loyal band of followers through iTunes Movie Downloads UK. Whilst most people can use iTunes it’s perhaps best suited to those of you who own Apple products already, such as iPads and iPods, because it has some unique synchronisation features that will improve your overall movie experience. So what...

» Read the Full Review of Apple.com/UK/iTunes

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Sky Movies must be one of the best known movie providers around. With over 4 million subscribers in the UK, this is an experienced company that offers top quality and a great range of movies at a fair price. You can also expand your packages to include family shows, sports and more, all of which can be watched on your TV, computer or mobile device.  SkyMovies HD offers HD...

» Read the Full Review of SkyMovies.Sky.com

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Gamers amongst you will know of Xbox, Microsoft’s gaming console that is a rival to Sony’s PlayStation. Well, like Sony, Microsoft are offering their customers the opportunity to rent and purchase the latest movies and TV shows online, through Xbox Video UK. There are literally hundreds of thousands of videos to choose from, making this a veritable feast for any film fan and TV anorak.  If you’re familiar with...

» Read the Full Review of Xbox.com Video

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Sony are perhaps now better known for their games consoles (namely the PlayStation) but they also manufacture a range of entertainment devices. You can now access a selection of movies, TV shows and games online through their Entertainment website. Whilst most of their new releases cost around the industry average, Sony Entertainment Network Movies offers a series of great discounts that set it above some of its competitors. Generally...

» Read the Full Review of SonyEntertainmentNetwork.com Movies

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With such a large audience using their search engine it’s not surprising that Google have opted to branch out into movie rentals. They offer a wide range of movies, from anime to sports, kids' shows to adult dramas. You’ll find all the most wanted movies and TV shows on Google Play Movies and the quality is very high. Prices are also lower than industry standard and you have the...

» Read the Full Review of Play.Google.com

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Virgin Movies On Demand offer all the latest and greatest movie titles and even provide DVD date releases meaning you can be among the first to watch a film at home. Their prices are fair and the website offers some well designed features, particularly in terms of helping you to purchase a DVD or Blu-ray copy of a movie at a competitive price.  In terms of navigation, watching and...

» Read the Full Review of VirginMedia.com/Movies

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Viewster offers a wide range of movies and TV shows to stream at no cost. This is supported through advertising but if you’re not too bothered by occasional interruptions then you can access a great amount of entertainment for free. They also offer a free mobile app for Android or Apple devices, making it a useful tool if you’re on the move, however there are no download options so...

» Read the Full Review of Viewster.com

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If you live in the UK then you’ve undoubtedly heard of BBC iPlayer. This is a free service that lets you watch live shows and movie broadcasts, or rewatch them at a later date. Whilst you can’t download movies, there is a limited choice and the quality isn’t often high definition, BBC iPlayer Films has some of the best films produced, plus a range of excellent TV shows with...

» Read the Full Review of BBC.co.uk iPlayer

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Latest User Reviews

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Just bloody awful
User Review of BlinkBox by Alphabrava on 17 January 2016

If your lucky you get SD quality. I have 100mb fibre optic virgin broadband, but blinkbox/talk talk TV tell me it's not good enough. It is however good enough for Netflix, Amazon, iplayer, 4od, and PlayStation now etc etc... But... (Read the full review)

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A chihuahua amongst the wolves
User Review of Mubi by Steaming B on 01 February 2015

I would never have paid for MUBI as it is very poor value for money compared with other streaming services. I got a free 12 month subscription when I bought a Samsung TV. Choice of films is good if you... (Read the full review)

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User Review of BlinkBox by Disgruntled on 30 November 2014

We have a high bandwidth connection. Blinkbox is the only service we've tried that consistently fails to deliver. Several times we've had vague error messages and the film won't even start. If the film starts, the buffering makes them unwatchable.... (Read the full review)

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Unhappy customer
User Review of BlinkBox by Jenni85 on 19 November 2014

I only installed blinkbox so my kids could watch the new releases as their a bit young for the cinema and to be honest the first couple of films that we watched were ok (when I say ok I mean... (Read the full review)

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Has the potential to be very good.
User Review of BlinkBox by Ricardo on 10 November 2014

I have used BlinkBox quite a lot, mainly for my kids to watch movies - usually one per week. They are 12 and under so there are restrictions on what I will let them watch. I have tried many other... (Read the full review)

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