Beat movie theater pricing with the iTunes Ultimate Movie Weekend sale starting at $1

Not enough time to make it to the movie theater this weekend? You're in luck, as iTunes' Ultimate Movie Weekend Sale (opens in new tab) is now live and offering wide-reaching discounts on recent releases, cult classics, and more. Considering how expensive a single movie ticket can be these days, this sale could let you have an affordable family movie night every week.

Today's sale gives you the choice of owning or renting the film you select; many of them are now on sale to own for just $5 in digital HD while various hit movie rentals are discounted to $0.99 and $1.99 apiece. Movie rentals at iTunes give you 30 days to start watching and 48 hours to finish after the film has started. Tons of new releases (opens in new tab) are $2.99 to rent currently, while fan favorites (opens in new tab) like Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory or Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone are now just $0.99 each to rent.

If you'd rather add films to your digital library permanently, there's an array of great options in this weekend's sale for as low as $5 each (opens in new tab), including the following:

The sale doesn't end there, as you can find even more films discounted (opens in new tab) to $6 and $7 each right now. Meanwhile, this 10-film Classic 90s Collection bundle (opens in new tab) for $29.99 is one of the best values available currently, as you'll score ten hit films from the 90s at just $3 apiece. Many of the films even come with bonus features so you can get a further look into their creation.

Alex Smith

Alex is a recent graduate from the University of North Florida with a background in sales and merchandising. When he’s not hunting down the next great deals to post on Thrifter, he can be found posting music on his Soundcloud page and working on his eBay business.