TCM, Criterion Launch FilmStruck Movie-Streaming Service

The FilmStruck app allows users to stream a variety of films, including "hard-to-find gems and cult favorites."

Turner Classic Movies and The Criterion Collection announced the release of FilmStruck, a subscription-based on-demand movie streaming service on desktop, mobile and more. The FilmStruck application allows users to stream a variety of films, including “hard-to-find gems and cult favorites.”

With FilmStruck, users can browse films in a variety of genres, such as adventure, comedy, crime and documentary. Users can also browse popular films and new releases. Finally, users can browse lists of curated films focused on specific themes, such as “British New Wave” or “Early Kubrick.” Users can also search for films manually.

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Some films are accompanied by special features, which may include film trailers, interviews and more, depending on the film.

FilmStruck offers two monthly subscription plans. The basic FilmStruck plan costs $6.99 per month, and it gives users access to the base library of films, rare footage and special features. The plan also allows users to stream content at any time on any supported platform.

The second plan costs $10.99 per month. It includes everything in the basic FilmStruck plan, as well as access to the Criterion Channel, which contains the “largest collection of Criterion films available to stream at any time.” This plan also gives users access to “exclusive Criterion original bonus content” and “exclusive contemporary and previously unavailable films.” Users also have the option to subscribe to this plan for $99 per year in a single payment.

The FilmStruck mobile app is available to download for free on the iTunes App Store and Google Play. FilmStruck is also available on desktop, Amazon Fire TV and Apple TV. Users can try FilmStruck for free through a two-week free trial.