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Buy, rent & watch movies & TV shows

You can buy, rent, or create a list of movies and TV shows you want to watch with Google Play Movies & TV Play Movies or Google TV .

Some products and features aren't available in all countries. Learn more about what's available in your country.

Buy or rent movies & TV shows

  1. Open Google Play Movies & TV Play Movies or Google TV app .
  2. Search for the movie or show you want to watch.
  3. Tap the item.
    • Select Rent or Buy.
    • To save videos to buy or watch later, tap Watchlist Add to watchlist.


  • To make it easier to buy movies or TV shows in the future: At the top or bottom of the page, tap Share Share and then Add to Home Screen Add to Homescreen.
  • To save videos to buy or watch later: Tap Add to Wishlist Wishlist.
  • To find how long you can rent a movie or show: Scroll to "Additional Information" and check under "Rental Period."
  • You can share rented or purchased movies and shows with up to 5 family members. Learn more about Google Play Family Library.

Sign in to a different account

  1. Open Google Play Movies & TV Play Movies or Google TV app .
  2. At the top, tap Menu Menu or your profile picture.
  3. To switch to another account, tap the Dropdown Arrow Down arrow.
    • If another account is listed: Tap it to use that account.
    • To add another account: Tap Add another account and follow the instructions.

Check movies & TV shows you own

You can find the videos you rented or purchased on your device.

  1. Open Google Play Movies & TV Play Movies or Google TV app .
  2. Tap Library.
  3. Select Movies or TV shows.
    • You can sort by title, date added, or year released.
  4. To play a movie or TV show, select the item and tap Play Play.

Tip: The video quality adjusts automatically based on your internet connection.

Watch videos on your TV

There are different ways to watch videos from Google on your TV screen. Learn how to watch videos on your TV.

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