With the availability of high speed broadband everywhere, there are nowadays many internet movie downloads sites on the internet. The latest to join in the internet movie download site is Apple with its itunes movie store. You can easily download a movie and watch it on your ipod, pc or mac.
Currently the largest download internet movie sites are Movielink and CinemaNow, both sites are supported by major film distributors such as Warner Bros and Sony Pictures etc. Most require you to have a computer and windows media player installed in order to play the downloaded movie. Other smaller internet download movies sites include Guba and Unbox.
MovieLink is probably the largest internet movie download site on the internet toady. It is a partnership that is formed by several large movie distributors such as MGM, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures, Universal Studios and BBC among others. There is a large collection of movies, TV shows, documentaries available for download. The cost varies from $4.99 to $19.99 for newer movie releases.
Almost all of these internet movie downloads sites utilizes DRM (digital rights management) on movie files downloaded from their websites. DRM helps to ensure copyright protection and prevents piracy. That means you cannot make a copy of the movie file and pass it to your friends and family.
Most of these internet movie download sites charge on a pay per view or pay per download basis. Basically, you pay to download a movie or to watch a movie online. The charges varies depending on how new the movie is and the movie itself. Typically, the cost is between $9.99 to $29.99
Not only movies can be downloaded but TV shows such as CSI and music videos, concerts can be downloaded and you can watch it whenever you want.
The movie on demand business is booming online and we can expect more internet movie downloads site to appear in the near future.