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Apple today updated the iTunes Movies storefront with a fresh crop of deals on movies, including the expected discounts on popular holiday classics. This includes holiday films for between $8 and $10, family-friendly movies for $10, and Christmas themed genre bundles for $20.

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Of course, there are more titles on sale besides just holiday films. You can save on the Harry Potter ($49.99) and James Bond ($99.99) collections, and Apple has knocked down the price of quite a few franchise bundles to $20. There are also a few recent releases like Bill and Ted Face the Music and Birds of Prey available for under $10.

Below we've rounded up a few films under each discount category, but there are many more movies on sale, so be sure to visit the iTunes Movies store to see the full sale.

Under $8

Under $10

Under $10 Recent Releases

Under $20 Franchise Bundles

More Bundles

Keep up with all of this week's best discounts on Apple products and related accessories in our dedicated Apple Deals roundup.

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Article Link: Deals: Apple Updates iTunes Movies With Sales on Holiday Classics, Recent Releases, Franchise Bundles, and More
 
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EatinPonies

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So... when I click on the links, it takes me to bundle pages that look like they're limited to 1080p. Do we get these in 4k with these or not?

I'm not sure how a previous commenter got the bundle with DolbyVision, but I'm assuming that's just his glowing review of upgrading from DVD and not an endorsement of this sale...?
 

4jasontv

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This is great! I finally picked up a few bundles that I’ve wanted for a while now. I think I’ll start with John Wick. 🤩
We watched John Wick last night. The first 30 minutes is a marvel of storytelling. The rest is good too, but that first part could be its own standalone short film and still win awards.
 
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allan.nyholm

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Apple ought to give us a streaming option for the iTunes Movies portion; $3,99 would be fitting.

No way I'm paying a Daim for Die Hard. $8 ?! I can just wait for it to be on TV or elsewhere. It's not a movie that I must have.. Die Hard is only mentioned because I read the comment above.


Also, iTunes Movies, what's wrong with Music Movies?

"Music / Music / Media / Music" is the path is on modern macOS. How far in you? I'm in Music. Okay go to Music / Media and look for the Music folder.. 🤦‍♂️ too much Music and not enough streaming service from Apple.
 
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EatinPonies

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Just an FYI, the entire Middle Earth Collection Extended Edition 6-Movie Set is on sale for $39.99 for 4K. I believe this is the cheapest it's been, in at least a while. (The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit)
Are you sure? Because I'm showing that's only "HD" (1080p)...
 

EatinPonies

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The bundle shows "HD" but when you click individual titles within, they are 4K Dolby Vision Dolby Atmos.
Is this how they typically work? Because I'd love to jump on several of these bundles, but I'm not interested if they're not 4k. Sorry for the potentially dumb questions, but I want to make sure I'm not buying a downgraded version before I spend the money...
 

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Best time to buy the office and ditch netflix in 2021:
I think the correlation with sales on iTunes or Amazon usually comes when streaming content licenses end. Liked streaming The Office and BTTF trilogy? Now you can own it at a discount! It's actually a good way to cycle sales.

Is this how they typically work? Because I'd love to jump on several of these bundles, but I'm not interested if they're not 4k. Sorry for the potentially dumb questions, but I want to make sure I'm not buying a downgraded version before I spend the money...
Yes that's how it works. I don't believe there's "only HD" and "only 4K" versions of something. There's only one version. If there's 4K, it's 4K regardless if the bundle says HD. If you buy in HD today and it later gets to 4K next month, your title will be updated to 4K. SD is a different thing though.

So... when I click on the links, it takes me to bundle pages that look like they're limited to 1080p. Do we get these in 4k with these or not?

Drill further into the bundle, select each title and each individual film will be 4K. This is actually what you're getting, individual films at discounted pricing and not an unmovable bundle.

Ah man...all 24 James Bond movies for $99. I'm not sure I can pass that up.
I bought the Daniel Craig bundle for $30($7.50/each) and Goldeneye ($10). I'm a big Bond fan, but don't think I'll revisit the originals anytime soon.
 
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I still wish you could rent TV shows. I wouldn't want to pay to own a show I know nothing about, but something like The Office, which I have never seen, what about like a 3.99 2 week rental per season. I'm sure people would pay for that and do it for each year so they don't own the series but they can still watch the series.
 

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Note that buying bundles in 4K is great price wise, but they 4K doesn’t necessarily apply to movies anywhere.. if you care about that.

I’m finding myself on the fence due to the movies anywhere delema for non 4K bundle of LOTR & Middle Earth extended editions.
 
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In the middle of several books.

EatinPonies

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Yes that's how it works. I don't believe there's "only HD" and "only 4K" versions of something. There's only one version. If there's 4K, it's 4K regardless if the bundle says HD. If you buy in HD today and it later gets to 4K next month, your title will be updated to 4K. SD is a different thing though.

Drill further into the bundle, select each title and each individual film will be 4K. This is actually what you're getting, individual films at discounted pricing and not an unmovable bundle.
THANK YOU - to both of you on here who got me squared on this. I can confirm now, that for a bundle that only said "HD" on the bundle while the individual movies inside all said "4K" ... the movies are all in 4K once I view them from my library.

Yay!
 

lsutigerfan1976

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I know I buy too many movies on iTunes when I see some of these sales. And think I got those movies alread.😄
 

Thisismattwade

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Wow, what a great deal on the LotR set! Thank you for posting it, bought that like it’s going out of stock!!

And thanks to everyone for clarifying the HD vs 4K content piece. That helped me, too.
 
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