Paramount Shutters Digital Movie Transaction Service

Paramount Pictures has stopped selling and renting movies at, citing the pending shutdown of the UltraViolet cloud-based storage platform on July 31.

UltraViolet is shuttering after most studio members – except Paramount and Lionsgate – joined rival platform Movies Anywhere. stopped offering transactional content on March 18 but cautioned the site would still be functional to redeem digital codes and peruse new Paramount releases.

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Consumers who purchased digital titles on the site can still access them through their UltraViolet accounts – provided they are linked to another service such as or FandangoNow. will also cease offering UltraViolet links on July 31.





5 thoughts on “Paramount Shutters Digital Movie Transaction Service”

  1. I also will not be buying anymore paramount digital movies ( or any other studio that does not port to movies anywhere) until I can get all my movies on movies anywhere

  2. Not joining MA is keeping me from purchasing titles I want from Paramount, Lionsgate and MGM. This failure to join MA for your customers is getting ridiculous.

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