Apple launches movies on German iTunes Store

Apple has begun to offer movie rentals and purchases on the iTunes Store in Germany. Over 500 Hollywood and German films are currently available, including “Quantum Of Solace,” “The Dark Knight,” “Pineapple Express,” “High School Musical 3: Senior Year,” “Eagle Eye,” “Die Fälscher,” “Keinohrhasen” and “Aimee & Jaguar.” Participating studios include Paramount Pictures, Warner Bros. Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios Inc., The Walt Disney Studios, Sony Pictures Television and independents including Universum and Shorts International. Movie rental terms are the same for Germany as they are in other parts of the world; over 100 films are currently available for rent in high definition. Pricing for movie purchases starts at €7.99 for catalog title purchases, €9.99 for recent releases and €13.99 for new releases, while rentals are priced at €2.99 for library title rentals and €3.99 for new releases, with high definition versions available for one euro more. [via]

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