The Hangover Part II on Xfinity On Demand the Same Day as DVD Release
Comcast's XfinityTV announced The Hangover Part II, the widely popular movie, will be available to customers at 12:01 a.m. ET on Tuesday, December 6 on Xfinity On Demand - the same day as the film's DVD release. The Hangover Part II joins more than a dozen other movies available this month on Xfinity On Demand the same day as the DVD, including The Help, Dolphin Tale and Midnight in Paris.
"Every year, we work closely with the studios to increase the number of hit movies, like The Hangover II, that are available on Xfinity On Demand the same day as the DVD release," said Diana Kerekes, Vice President, Xfinity On Demand, Comcast. "These movies continue to be extremely popular and in the coming year, we'll continue to explore opportunities to make more of these movies available to our customers anytime, anywhere."
The Hangover Part II, starring Bradley Cooper, Ed Helms and Zach Galifianakis, is the highest-grossing R-rated comedy of all time, and the sequel to The Hangover, the overall most-viewed new release movie on Xfinity On Demand as of 2010 year-end. The movie tells the story of four friends, who travel to Thailand for a wedding, and suddenly find themselves in a predicament after what they thought would be a low-key night. In addition to The Hangover Part II, XfinityTV customers can watch The Hangover and the bonus content below on Xfinity On Demand:
- Gag Reel: An outrageous gag reel featuring the actors from The Hangover Part II
- Talent Interviews: Get an inside look at all the laughs and craziness when the cast returns
- 10- Minute Free Preview: Watch the first 10-minutes of The Hangover Part II for free
XfinityTV has been bringing customers same day as DVD release movies on Xfinity On Demand since 2006. In the last three years, the number of these movies available on the service has significantly increased with 100 of these films being offered in 2009 and more than 200 in 2010. This year, 87 percent of new release movies were available on Xfinity On Demand the same day as DVD release, bringing a 40 percent increase from the previous year and more than 300 of these films to the service. This month alone, in addition to The Hangover Part II, XfinityTV customers can access these same day as DVD movies on Xfinity On Demand:
- Friends With Benefits (12/6)
- Colombiana (12/20)
- The Help (12/6)
- Midnight in Paris (12/20)
- Cowboys & Aliens (12/6)
- Straw Dogs (12/20)
- The Debt (12/6)
- Dolphin Tale (12/20)
- Fright Night (12/13)
- Abduction (pre-DVD - 12/22)
- Glee: The 3D Concert Movie (12/20)
- Apollo 18 (12/27)
- Warrior (12/20)
- Final Destination 5 (12/27)
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