Amazon Prime has a huge selection of movies available to buy in both physical and digital formats! When you buy a movie through Amazon Prime, what actually happens, though? What do you need to know? We answer everything below with this handy guide!
When you buy a movie on Amazon Prime, you own the title either physically or digitally (depending on what you purchased). If you bought the movie digitally, you can access it through your Amazon Prime account and download it to your devices for easy offline access.
Keep reading to learn even more about what you can do with your purchased Amazon Prime videos!
Yes, you can buy movies on Amazon! Amazon allows you to either buy movies digitally or physically (by purchasing a physical DVD).
When you buy a movie on Amazon, you can view or watch the title as much as you want. There are absolutely no limits and no restrictions. This is your purchased content, after all!
You will only get a DVD if you buy a physical copy of a film on Amazon. This means that you checked out your order and put in a shipping address where your DVD can be delivered to.
If you bought a movie through Prime Video, you likely bought a digital copy. When you purchase a digital version of a movie, you will not receive a DVD or any kind of physical format. You will only receive the digital version of the film.
If you have bought a movie on Amazon Prime Video, you will immediately have access to watch the film. You can find your new movie purchase in the “My Stuff” section of your Prime Video account. All of your purchases will be stored in this “My Stuff” section.
In this section, you will be able to easily find all of your purchases made through Prime Video, whether they be movies or tv shows. You can then click the titles of your purchases and choose to watch them in different formats (streaming, download, etc.).
When you buy a movie on Amazon Prime Video, this means that you own a copy of the movie digitally. This is just as if you own a DVD of the movie — yet you don’t actually have that physical copy of the DVD to hold.
However, owning a movie digitally really is no different, other than the lack of physical presence! You can choose to do whatever you want with your movie!
When you buy a movie from Amazon Prime Video, you do get to keep it forever. This is your purchase. While it is digital, this is just as if you purchased a physical DVD. You will never have it taken away from you; Amazon will never let your purchase expire or anything like that!
You can watch the movie in various ways. For example, if you’d like to download it to one of your devices for offline viewing, you can easily do this. Videos that you purchase will be kept in your downloads folder for as long as you would like to have them there!
In comparison, downloaded videos from Amazon Prime that you have not boughten will expire after a certain timeframe. You never have to worry about this happening with your purchased movies. They’ll always be available to download!
If you have bought a movie on Amazon Prime, this means that you own a digital copy of the film. It’s just like owning a DVD of a film — yet without that physical aspect!
When You Buy a Movie on Amazon Prime, How Many Times Can You Watch It?
If you have purchased a movie on Amazon Prime, you can watch it however many times you like, whether this means you watch it only once or you watch it more than a hundred times. There is absolutely no limit to how many times you can watch a purchased movie.
As we’ve mentioned above, this digital copy of the movie is the same thing as owning a DVD, yet without actually having a physical disk. You can choose to do whatever you’d like with your purchase!
Amazon is really great when it comes to how many times you can watch downloaded material — even if you don’t own it. For example, you can watch a rented film as much as you want. There is absolutely no limit — as long as you ensure you’re doing all of this watching within 48 hours!
If you have boughten a tv season on Amazon, you own this television season. This is your own digital product. So, there is no timeframe on when you have to watch it. You can watch it whenever you want, and you’ll never have to worry about the show expiring!
Much as with movies (which we’ve discussed above), buying a television season on Amazon allows you to have full control over how you watch the show. You don’t need to worry about the show ever being taken away from your account as you purchased it.
You can also choose to download this purchased television series. When you download episodes from a season, you’ll be able to easily watch them offline on your device, wherever you are!
Read more about what happens to purchased movies when you cancel Amazon Prime.
When you buy a movie on Amazon Prime, you buy a film digitally. This means that you do not have a physical DVD that you will get. Instead, you can find your purchased movie in the “My Stuff” section of your Amazon Prime Video account.