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FandangoNOW streaming review: Price and features

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Watch new movies before they’re anywhere else with this digital movie store.

You don’t need a monthly subscription with FandangoNOW to get access to thousands of movies and TV series. But with rentals that range from $3 to $8, you may end up paying more than other popular services. And those brand new movies? You’ll have to buy those for almost $20 a pop.

Details

Service typeOn-demand streaming
Pay TV
Free trialNo
PricingVaries
Lock-in contractNo

Pros and cons

Pros

  • Pay as you go. Only pay for the titles you decide to rent or buy.
  • 90,000+ titles. A streaming library is award-nominated movies and TV series.
  • No commercials. You pay for everything you watch, so none of it is ad-supported.

Cons

  • Price. With prices that range from $3 to $8 for each movie or TV, this service can’t replace your subscription service.
  • 48-hour rental. Rentals last for 30 days, but only last 48 hours after you start it.
  • Can’t rent new movies. If you want to watch a new release, you have to buy it for as much as $20.

What features does FandangoNOW offer?

With a FandangoNOW account, you can pick and choose the movies you pay for and benefit from a slew of other features.

4K UHD and HDR

Enjoy high resolution with more pixels with UHD for a clear picture, depending on your device. Watch HD movies on Firefox Google Chrome browsers only.

3D movies

With an Oculus Go or Oculus Quest device, you can buy and rent a selection of 3D movies as well as the standard content available for purchase with the FandangoNOW app.

Straight from the theater

The movies that FandangoNOW has in its streaming library are some of the newest films out there. You’ll find movies before they reach more traditional streaming services like Hulu and Netflix.

Season pass

With a season pass you get access to all aired episodes in a season TV shows. This makes the entire season available for as long as you have a Fandango account.

Fandango VIP+

The Fandango VIP+ loyalty program gives you the opportunity to earn 125 VIP+ points for movie tickets you purchase with Fandango. For every 500 VIP+ points, you receive a $5 reward to use for future purchases.

Bundles

Fandango has curated bundles of 2 or more movies for the price of one. This can save you money if you often buy movies, but you only have 30 days to watch. Bundles usually include movies in the same genre, trilogies or sequels.

What devices is FandangoNOW compatible with?

Whether you’re set on staying at home or want to take your viewing selections on the road, FandangoNOW is compatible with a string of devices.

  • Smart TV devices
    • Samsung TV
    • LG TV
    • VIZIO TV
    • Hisense Smart TV
    • Android Tv
    • Sony
  • Mobile devices
    • iOS
    • Android
  • Gaming Devices
    • Xbox One
    • NVIDIA shield
    • Chromecast
  • Other devices
    • Roku
    • Xiaomi mi box
    • Oculus
    • Facebook Portal TV

How much does FandangoNOW cost?

FandangoNOW is different from other streaming services in that you only pay for what you watch, rather than pay a monthly subscription. And you can rent or buy, depending on the title you have in mind.

The price you pay depends on the popularity, video quality and the age of the movie. Some prices you can expect are:

RentBuy
Movies$2.99 to $7.99$9.99 to $19.99
Movie Bundles$3.99 to $13.99.$11.99 to $41.99
TV series, per episodeN/A1.99 to $7.99
Season passN/A$9.99 to $24.99

What can I watch with FandangoNOW?

FandangoNOW is packed with thousands of titles in every genre. Access movies before they’re released to other streaming services, and access older movies. Check out its collection of top 100 movies under $10, and a collection dedicated to Disney favorites.

  • A few hot new releases include:
    • Ford V Ferrari
    • Zombieland Double Tap
    • Playing With Fire
    • The Addams Family
    • Joker
  • Older movies include:
    • Space Jam
    • Hocus Pocus
    • Big
    • The Wave
  • TV series available by the season include:
    • The Magicians
    • Schitt’s Creek
    • Big Little Lies
    • Mr. Robot
    • Grey’s Anatomy

    What Internet speeds does FandangoNOW recommend?

    Fandango recommends an Internet speed of at least 3Mbps to stream standard content. To take advantage of HD titles, it recommends an Internet speed of 5Mbps.

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