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- Director M. Night Shyamalan's "Old" is now available to stream at home.
- "Old" is about a group of people who are trapped on a beach that causes rapid aging.
- You can buy the movie through VOD retailers like Prime Video, Vudu, and Apple TV for $20.
"Old" is now available to buy through video-on-demand (VOD) retailers. Though other 2021 movies, like "F9" and "Free Guy," hit streaming services within 45 days of their arrival in theaters, the streaming release of "Old" comes more than two months after the film's premiere on July 23.
In "Old," a group of strangers arrive on a secluded beach for vacation, only to discover that they are trapped on the shoreline and the beach is causing them to age rapidly. In classic M. Night Shyamalan style, viewers can expect surprising twists and turns while watching "Old."
According to Variety, "Old" debuted as the number one movie during its box office opening weekend in July. Despite the movie's financial success, "Old" received a mixed response from critics and currently holds a "50%" rating on review-aggregation website Rotten Tomatoes.
How to watch 'Old' online
You can now watch "Old" at home through VOD retailers like Prime Video, Vudu, Apple TV, Google Play, and Microsoft Movies. The movie currently costs $20 to buy. With compatible devices, "Old" is available to stream in up to 4K quality with high dynamic range (HDR).
Once you buy "Old," you can watch the movie an unlimited number of times. Viewers who want to save money can wait until October 19 for the expected rental release of "Old." For those who choose to rent "Old," VOD retailers often give you 30 days to start streaming a movie and 48 hours to finish after you press play.
When deciding where to stream movies, VOD retailers provide a variety of options including web browsers, smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, and streaming players. For a full list of compatible devices, visit the website of the streaming service you choose.
Is 'Old' coming to HBO Max or Peacock?
The film is distributed by Universal Pictures which had a previous deal with HBO for streaming releases, but reporting from the Los Angeles Times suggests that Universal movies may get released on Peacock beginning in 2022.
Although "Old" is not confirmed for HBO Max, the streaming service has three more in-theater releases arriving for ad-free subscribers in 2021: "Dune" on October 22, "King Richard" on November 19, and "The Matrix Resurrections" on December 22.