Movie theaters aren't the only places to find first-run movies anymore. Video On Demand services from IFC, Magnolia and other distributors are offering top independent films for home viewing before or simultaneous with their theatrical release.
The titles below are being offered now, but may not be available in all areas or from all providers. Check with your local cable provider for details and availability.
Cult comedians bring gross out gags to the big screen
Ewan McGregor and Eva Green engage in an apocalyptic romance
Thomas Jane, Rob Lowe and Jeremy Piven as middle aged guys gone wild
A strong cast cashes in on a financial crisis
Father and daughter musician story hits all the predictable notes
Kirsten Dunst sulks through the end of the world, Lars von Trier style
Nicolas Cage and Nicole Kidman are prisoners of a hilariously bad movie
Poignant performances boost an otherwise standard one-night-stand setup
Maybe this should've been a sit-com instead
Kevin Smith's attempt at horror is so bad it's scary
The real crime: trudging through this disastrous tale of corporate politics gone haywire
A British noir throwback that sinks like a stone
A modest but effective thriller from producer Guillermo del Toro
A less than magical nostalgia trip
A sensitive teen movie showcase for a filmmaker ready to graduate to bigger things
No redemption for a likeable cast's struggle with bad material
A king goes to war against his people and the results aren't pretty
Gas up for hearty laughs from Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon as roadie foodies
If there really are trolls out there, this guy will find them
Not really a comeback, just simple scares and a twist
David Hyde Pierce prepares a dinner party to die for
Iconic couturier Yves Saint Laurent gets a mellow doc more lukewarm than sizzling haute
It takes 13 samurai to kill a sadistic ruler, but you'll need infinite patience to sit through this overwrought actioner
Surviving a vampire apocalypse isn't as easy as it sounds
The grueling world of combat photography reduced to soap opera
To cheat or not to cheat? That's the question for Keira Knightley and Sam Worthington
"Tim & Eric's Billion Dollar Movie," "I Melt with You," "Melancholia," "Tucker & Dale vs. Evil," "Magic Trip," "TrollHunter," "The Perfect Host" and "13 Assassins" are available from Magnolia's on demand service including Amazon.com and Xbox Live.
"Perfect Sense," "Weekend," "Love Crime," "Brighton Rock," "Julia's Eyes," "The Myth of the American Sleepover," "Salvation Boulevard," "The Trip," "L'Amour Fou" and "Stake Land" are available from IFC in Theaters.
"Margin Call," "Trespass," "Red State," "Ironclad" and "John Carpenter's The Ward" are available from select cable providers.
"Janie Jones," "The Bang Bang Club" and "Last Night" are available through the Tribeca Film on demand service from select cable providers.