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Apple TV+ Adds 50-Plus Licensed Movies: ‘Jurassic World,’ ‘Titanic,’ ‘Kill Bill,’ ‘Mad Max: Fury Road,’ ‘Mean Girls’ and More Now Available to Stream

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Apple TV+ has added more than 50 licensed movies included in the price of the subscription service — the streamer’s biggest collection of back-catalog studio content to date. But the third-party titles will only be available for a limited time.

Apple TV+’s lineup has mostly comprised original series, movies and specials commissioned for the platform (as well as a smattering of live MLB games). Now it has added a bouquet of older film favorites to the mix, including popular and award-winning movies like “Titanic,” “300,” “Argo,” “Black Hawk Down,” “The Bodyguard,” “Jurassic World,” “Gravity,” “Fast & Furious 6,” “Kill Bill” Volume 1 and 2, “Star Trek Into Darkness,” “The Wolf of Wall Street,” “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” “Mad Max: Fury Road,” the original 2004 “Mean Girls” and “Zoolander.”

The movies are listed in a new section on the service labeled “Great Movies on Apple TV+” — however, the service notes, these are available for a “limited time.” Many of the titles are set to roll off later in March, with some available through the end of April. It doesn’t appear that Apple TV+ will be adding a regular rotation of licensed films going forward: The service added the big batch of movies for 2024 Oscars season, as a celebration of filmdom and movie stars (and to spotlight some of the actors in Apple TV+ originals).

To be clear, Apple TV+ has in fact offered some licensed titles previously on a very selective basis. For example, it included a small group of films starring Jennifer Lawrence tied to last year’s premiere of “Causeway.” In addition, Apple TV+ hosted a collection of films starring Sidney Poitier for a limited time to celebrate to the 2022 launch of the “Sidney” feature documentary. 

Apple TV+ debuted in November 2019, originally priced at just $4.99 per month in the U.S. The company hiked the price for new and existing subscribers in October 2022 to $6.99 per month, then raised it a year later to $9.99 per month.

It’s worth noting that Netflix grew to its current colossal scale on the back of third-party programming, and even as it has invested more into originals it continues to offer a healthy bucket of licensed content (as do other top streaming platforms).

The addition of the licensed titles to Apple TV+ was spotted by podcaster Sigmund Judge of MacStories’ “Magic Rays of Light.”

Here’s the list of movies Apple TV+ can stream as part of their subscription — at least for now:

  • 21 Jump Street
  • 300
  • The Accountant
  • American Sniper
  • Argo
  • Bad Boys
  • Black Hawk Down
  • The Bodyguard
  • Captain Phillips
  • Catch Me If You Can
  • Con Air
  • Draft Day
  • Edge of Tomorrow
  • Failure to Launch
  • Fast & Furious 6
  • Fast Five
  • Ferris Bueller’s Day Off
  • Fight Club
  • Good Burger
  • Gravity
  • Horrible Bosses
  • How to Lose a Guy in 10 Days
  • The Hurt Locker
  • I Am Legend
  • Jurassic World
  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom
  • Kill Bill: Volume 1
  • Kill Bill: Volume 2
  • Knocked Up
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • Mean Girls (2004)
  • Men in Black
  • Minority Report
  • No Strings Attached
  • The Prestige
  • The Proposal
  • Old School
  • Saving Private Ryan
  • Spider-Man
  • Spider-Man 2
  • Star Trek
  • Star Trek Beyond
  • Star Trek Into Darkness
  • Titanic
  • Training Day
  • Troy
  • Two Weeks Notice
  • The Wolf of Wall Street
  • Wyatt Earp
  • Zodiac
  • Zombieland
  • Zoolander