Miramax Turns to Facebook Movie Rentals

Posted Wed Aug 24, 2011 at 07:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Twenty movies from the studio are now available on Facebook.

Facebook movie rentals are still a bit hard to get a handle on. Renting a movie on Facebook requires the purchase of Facebook credits which makes it less convenient and you're not getting better picture quality for the extra hassle.

Still, the folks at Miramax are giving the social media network a whirl. They've put 20 different movies up for rental at $3.00 a pop. You can watch previews and clips before renting and when you're ready to go for it, you've got a 48 hour period in which to watch your movie of choice.

The titles range from bad to great, like 'Good Will Hunting,' 'Kill Bill' and 'Chicago.' The price of each movie is 30 Facebook credits which comes out to $3.00 unless you buy a bundle. Of course, some of these movies are also available on Amazon at $2.00 each. So again, why use Facebook?

Source: Miramax eXperience

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