Peacock Streaming Service Reveals List Of Movies Available On Launch Date
NBCUniversal's Peacock streaming service is set to launch on Wednesday, July 15. The new NBC streamer will feature Peacock Originals, but also hundreds of movies new and old. Here are some of the highlights.
It's July, and that means NBCUniversal's Peacock is almost ready to join the world of big streamers.
Comcast subscribers have had access to Peacock dating back to April 15, but the streamer goes live to all U.S. customers on July 15. Among the attractions of Peacock are NBC series such as Law & Order: SVU, America's Got Talent, Saturday Night Live, and the network's talk shows with hosts including Jimmy Fallon and Seth Meyers.
Peacock Originals, the service's name for its original programming, are another draw for the streamer.
But today, E! published a list that spotlights some of the best movies that will feature on Peacock on its launch date, which is now less than two weeks away. The new streaming service promises to feature hundreds of films once it is fully operational, but let's take a look at the highlights and all the films that we know will be available on Peacock this month.
NBC's Peacock movie list
Peacock boasts an impressive list of movies, with particular emphasis on popular action, thriller, comedy, and romance titles from the 2000s, '90s and '80s. For the launch, E! specified this list:
Last Holiday, An Officer and a Gentleman, The Firm, Fatal Attraction, Patriot Games, American Beauty, Catch Me If You Can, The Godfather Trilogy, Frankenstein (1931), The Birds, The Mummy, The Matrix, The Bourne Trilogy, The Talented Mr. Ripley, The Blair Witch Project, Scarface, Shrek, You, Me and Dupree, Kicking and Screaming, Do the Right Thing, American Psycho, Jurassic Park.
Variety reports that these movies will also be available on Peacock:
E.T., Meet the Parents, Schindler’s List, Evan Almighty, Liar Liar, Fletch, Ray, Lost in Translation, Definitely Maybe, Reservoir Dogs, Children of Men, Moonrise Kingdom, Meet Joe Black, Monster’s Ball, Blue Crush, Fear, The Story of Us, Robin Hood and Leap Year.
Peacock's release date is July 15
In addition, the following titles will be coming to Peacock later in 2020 and early in 2021, according to Variety:
Fast & Furious, Fast 5, Knocked Up, Bridesmaids, Baby Mama, Apollo 13, The Big Lebowski, Notting Hill, Scent of a Woman, Meatballs, The Hurt Locker and Open Water.
Plenty for movie lovers to like in what we've seen so far. For more on Peacock, you can visit the service's website here. It becomes available to all U.S. customers on July 15 for $4.99/month with ads or $9.99/month ad-free.