Digital Downloads Update for the Week Ending 01-25-2009

Posted by Mehar Gill on January 25, 2009 
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)

  • Wild Country
  • Dirty Rotten Scoundrels
  • King Kong (Extended Version) (2005)

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)

  • Dance of the Dead
  • Dark Floors
  • Legally Blonde 2: Red, White & Blonde
  • Poltergeist 2: The Other Side
  • Letters From Iwo Jima
  • 24, Season 7
  • Damages, Season 2
  • How I Met Your Mother, Season 4

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

  • 633 Squadron
  • American Me
  • Amusement
  • Battle of the Bulge (1965)
  • Behind Enemy Lines: Columbia
  • Burn After Reading
  • Death Race
  • Death Race (Unrated)
  • Disaster Movie
  • Disaster Movie (Unrated)
  • Eddie Macon’s Run
  • Escape from Alcatraz
  • Fire Down Below
  • Ginger & Fred
  • Gracie
  • Hamlet (1996)
  • Hamlet 2
  • King Kong (Extended Version) [2005]
  • Like Mike 2: Streetball
  • Looking for Richard
  • Max Payne
  • Max Payne (Unrated)
  • Paradise Now
  • Please Don’t Eat the Daisies
  • Richie Rich
  • Rumor Has It…
  • Step Brothers
  • Still Crazy
  • Supercross – The Movie
  • Superman Returns
  • Swordfish
  • The Auteur
  • The Bachelor (1999)

*Thx to AppleTV Junkie for the aTV list*

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


  • X2: X-Men United
  • Appaloosa
  • Mirrors (Unrated)
  • Dawn of the Dead (R-Rated)
  • Mallrats
  • Star Trek 6: The Undiscovered Country
  • The Big Lebowski
  • The Missing
  • One Last Thing…


  • Appaloosa
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
  • Mirrors (Unrated)
  • For Love of the Game
  • Notting Hill
  • Driving Miss Daisy
  • The Rainbow
  • Confessions of a Pit Fighter
  • Wild Country

Winner This Week: Apple TV

Xbox Live Video Marketplace: 3

Playstation Video Store:  8

Apple TV: 33

VUDU: 9 (plus 8 HDX dupes)

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