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- “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is now available to stream less than two months after it hit theaters.
- The movie stars Tom Hardy as Venom and Woody Harrelson as the deadly villain Carnage.
- You can buy “Venom: Let There be Carnage” from video-on-demand retailers like Prime Video for $20.
“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is now available to stream at home. The superhero movie’s video-on-demand (VOD) release comes less than two months after it hit theaters on October 1. You can buy the comic book action flick from popular
The story focuses on the Marvel universe’s Eddie Brock (Tom Hardy), a journalist who has bonded with a powerful alien symbiote called Venom. When a psychotic serial killer, Cletus Kasady (Woody Harrelson), pairs with another symbiote, he becomes the alien villain known as Carnage. With Carnage on the loose, Brock and Venom attempt to stop his deadly rampage.
“Venom: Let There Be Carnage” is part of Sony’s Spider-Man Universe of Marvel films, which is separate from the main Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) of interconnected movies. Though Venom and Spider-Man are both Marvel comic book characters, Sony still holds the rights to make movies based on those properties. That said, Sony and Marvel Studios have a deal that allows Spider-Man to appear in the MCU, so it’s possible Venom could show up in other MCU movies if both studios agree to it.
Where to watch ‘Venom: Let There Be Carnage’
You can watch “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” through several popular VOD retailers. The movie is available to buy from Amazon Prime Video, Vudu, Microsoft Movies, and Apple TV for $20. You can stream the film in up to
with high dynamic range (HDR) and Dolby Atmos if your app and gear support those formats.
Once purchased, you can stream “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” as many times as you like. A cheaper rental option is expected to become available on December 14, but pricing hasn’t been confirmed. You typically get 30 days to start watching a streaming rental, and then 48 hours to finish a movie once you hit play.
VOD apps are available on most mobile devices, smart TV brands, and media players. You should check each retailer’s site to ensure that your device is compatible with its app before making your purchase.
Where to watch ‘Venom’ (2018)
If you’d like to catch up on the first “Venom” movie before streaming the sequel, you have a few options to watch it. “Venom” is currently available to stream through the FXNow app, which requires a cable subscription to the FX channel.
Outside of FXNow, you can rent or buy the movie from VOD retailers like Prime Video, Vudu, Microsoft Movies, and Apple TV. Fees vary depending on the store and quality you choose, but rentals are available for as low as $3.
Steven is a Tech Editor for the Insider Reviews team, where he oversees streaming and home entertainment product coverage. He previously served as High-Def Digest’s Gear Editor from 2013 to 2019, and his work has appeared on Ben’s Bargains, Steve’s Digicams, Big Picture Big Sound, and Consequence of Sound.
Over his nine years of experience covering the audiovisual industry, Steven has reviewed numerous TVs, headphones, speakers, monitors, streaming players, and more. He was one of a select number of journalists invited to get a hands-on first look at LG’s first 8K OLED TV in 2019, and is always excited to check out the newest and biggest displays on the market.
Based on his extensive experience in the home theater industry, Steven served as one of the expert judges for the 2018 TV Shootout, the premier annual display competition that crowns the best TVs of the year. Steven also has a background in film criticism, having reviewed over 400 movies and TV shows. He uses his movie industry knowledge to help inform his coverage of the streaming and home entertainment markets.
Steven’s own home theater setup makes his passion for entertainment clear, complete with a 65-inch HDR display and the biggest Dolby Atmos speaker system he can fit in his apartment. And though he often spends his free time binging new series on every streaming service under the sun, he remains proud of his huge collection of Blu-ray discs.
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