Starting today you will be able to download Lionsgate films from the iTunes Store. Titles such as “Terminator 2,” “LA Story,” “Basic Instinct,” “The Blair Witch Project” and “Dirty Dancing” – with a total of more than 150 titles coming to iTunes this month.
“We’re delighted to offer these incredibly popular Lionsgate films on iTunes, and look forward to adding even more films in the future,” said Steve Beeks, president of Lionsgate. “iTunes lets users download these wonderful films to watch on their computer, TV or iPod, so movie fans can take their favorite Lionsgate films with them anywhere.”
“The iTunes Store is by far the most popular online movie store in the world,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s vice president of iTunes. “We’re thrilled to be adding this phenomenal collection of Lionsgate titles from Hollywood’s leading independent studio, including such blockbusters as ‘Terminator 2.’”
Additional titles such as Total Recall”, “Rambo”, “Monsters Ball”, “Chaplin”, and more will be available for download soon.
Lionsgate joins Paramount as the second studio this year to add its back catalog to iTunes. Hopefully, we’ll be able to see some new releases from these companies in the coming months.