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How to get Sky Cinema

Sign up for Sky Cinema and get a new film every day, plus access to over 1,000 films on demand. Here's how to get Sky Cinema with any TV provider.
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Drama, comedy, musicals, action, horror, cartoons... with over 1,000 films available on-demand and a new one premiering every day, Sky Cinema has movies for everyone.

What can I get on Sky Cinema?

Sky Cinema stands out for the size of its catalogue of films, as well as its early access to movie premieres.

Sky Cinema has 11 cinema channels, the titles of which change throughout the year, with some channels like Premiere, Action and Comedy being fairly consistent.

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Popular Sky Cinema channels:

  • Sky Cinema Premiere

  • Sky Cinema Hits

  • Sky Cinema Greats

  • Sky Cinema Action

  • Sky Cinema Comedy

  • Sky Cinema Drama

  • Sky Cinema Thriller

  • Sky Cinema Select

  • Sky Cinema Animation

  • Sky Cinema Sci-Fi Horror

  • Sky Cinema Family

Each month, one or more channels may change their theme to reflect a new collection of films, often timed to new film releases or seasonal events. For example:

  • Sky Cinema Christmas

  • Sky Cinema Disney

  • Sky Cinema Women in Film

  • Sky Cinema Monsters

  • Sky Cinema Superheroes

  • Sky Cinema Harry Potter

  • Sky Cinema Star Wars

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Sky Cinema on demand

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Sky's catalogue of on-demand films is impressive, and because Sky premieres a new film every day, you can access over a thousand movies on-demand at any time.

If you're signed up to Sky Cinema through Sky, you can watch these films in the on-demand section of your Sky Q device. You can also watch on the go with the Sky Go app or, if you subscribe through a different provider, you can often access these through their apps or through the Sky Cinema app.

How can I get Sky Cinema?

You can get Sky Cinema either through your provider or through NOW, Sky's flexible streaming service.

What TV providers offer Sky Cinema?

You can obviously get Sky Cinema if you're a Sky TV customer, but it's also available from major pay-TV providers like Virgin Media, BT and TalkTalk. All offer monthly add-ons so you can get Sky Cinema, although the latter two do so via a NOW Cinema TV membership.

Sky Cinema on NOW

You can also sign up for a 30-day Sky Cinema pass on NOW. This gives you access to all 11 Sky Cinema channels as well as Sky's on-demand film catalogue so you can get Sky Cinema without a fixed-term TV contract.

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Want access to all the great content from Sky without signing up for a long-term contract? Stream what you want, when you want with our latest NOW TV & broadband deals on Uswitch.


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