Digital Downloads Update for the Week Ending 12-21-2008

Posted by Mehar Gill on December 22, 2008 
Filed Under: AppleTV, Downloads, Format War, PS3, PSN Video Store, Rental, VUDU, Xbox 360, XBOX Live Marketplace

Discs Not Your Thing? Want to watch an HD movie over the weekend but don’t feel like going outside? Don’t worry we have you covered! Format War Central lists the latest HD Digital Download releases for the various platforms.

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Xbox Live Video Marketplace (HD Only, VC-1 (aka WMV HD) at 720p, 6.8Mbps video with 5.1 surround)

  • Get Carter
  • War, Inc
  • The Score

NOTE: The XBLVM content listed above is taken from the American Store, check your local store to see if they have the content as well.

Playstation Video Store (HD Only, AVC 2.1-8 Mbps, variable audio)

We are awaiting a simpler way to track PS3 HD new releases, other than having to use the PS3 itself. This could take awhile.

Apple TV (720p, AVC, up to 5.1 Dolby Digital)

  • Che!
  • Chicken Little
  • Dude, Where’s My Car?
  • FernGully: The Last Rainforest
  • Happy Birthday Harris Malden
  • Let’s Make Love
  • Notting Hill
  • Prince Valiant (1954)
  • The Rookie
  • The Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants 
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Death of a President
  • Johnny Belinda
  • Private School
  • Slums of Beverly Hills
  • The Big Bounce (1969)
  • The Left Handed Gun
  • The Man In the Gray Flannel Suit
  • The Prince & Me: A Royal Honeymoon
  • The Recruit
  • The Scorpion King 2: Rise of a Warrior 
  • Bad Lieutenant
  • Deja Vu
  • Drugstore Cowboy
  • Priceless
  • The Cutting Edge 3: Chasing the Dream
  • The Prestige
  • American Pie 2
  • Garden Party
  • Misery
  • The Devil’s Curse 
  • A Very Long Engagement
  • Bandolero (1968)
  • Girl Happy
  • Office Space
  • Peyton Place
  • Return to Peyton Place
  • Still of the Night
  • The McKenzie Break
  • The World of Henry Orient
  • Tristan + Isolde 

*Thx to AppleTV Junkie for the aTV list*

VUDU (1080p, Mpeg4 AVC, up to Dolby Digital Plus 5.1)


  • Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story
  • 88 Minutes
  • Bonneville
  • Dragon Wars
  • Made of Honor
  • Under the Same Moon [La Misma Luna]
  • Being John Malkovich
  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Constantine
  • Elf
  • Kiss of the Dragon
  • Mission: Impossible
  • Rosemary’s Baby
  • Star Trek 3: The Search for Spock
  • Superman Returns
  • The Untouchables
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • Meet Bill
  • Special
  • The Signal
  • The Architect


  • Bridge to Terabithia
  • Chain of Fools
  • Dawn of the Dead (R-Rated)
  • Dead Bang
  • Dot the I
  • Everybody’s All American
  • fear dot com
  • Flashdance
  • Kansas City Confidential
  • Kiss of the Dragon
  • Mallrats
  • Poseidon
  • Pumpkin
  • Satyricon
  • Sour Grapes
  • Superman Returns
  • The Butterfly Effect
  • The New World
  • V for Vendetta
  • The Day the Earth Stood Still
  • The X-Files: Fight the Future
  • 16 Blocks
  • Harold and Kumar Go to White Castle (Unrated)
  • You’ve Got Mail
  • Anaconda 3: Offspring
  • Appleseed Ex Machina
  • Batman: Mystery of the Batwoman
  • The Devil’s Curse
  • Meet Bill
  • Miss Conception
  • Priceless
  • Redacted
  • Shrooms
  • Special
  • The Signal
  • Closing Escrow
  • The Architect

Winner This Week: Apple TV!

Xbox Live Video Marketplace: 3

Playstation Video Store:  n/a

Apple TV: 41

VUDU:  37 (plus 21 HDX dupes)

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