Movie lovers, you can load up with BoxOffice goodies and stream them directly through the DStv streaming platform, using your DStv Explora or Explora Ultra.
Read on for this month’s highlights and your quick and easier-than-ever guide making every night Movie Night with DStv BoxOffice…
The one to watch right now!
Batman/Bruce Wayne (Robert Pattinson) has to confront his own family’s privilege and investigate whether the Wayne fortune is founded on corruption in Gotham, after sadistic serial killer the Riddler (Paul Dano) starts murdering key political figures in the dark city. With Zoë Kravitz as Catwoman.
On BoxOffice from Wednesday, 25 May
5 Must-See May BoxOffice movies
Master of horror and beauty Guillermo del Toro brings us a neo noir psychological thriller set in 1940s New York. Manipulative carnival worker and swindling “psychic” Stan Carlisle (Bradley Cooper) starts a dangerous, double-crossing affair with psychologist Dr Lilith Ritter (Cate Blanchett).
On BoxOffice from Friday, 20 May
The King's Man
Spy action prequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service (2014), directed by Matthew Vaughn. In the early 1900s, Orlando, Duke of Oxford (Ralph Fiennes), starts Britain’s first-ever independent spy agency with his butler, “Merlin” (Djimon Hounsou), to combat the corruption and greed of a cabal that’s driving the world to war for the sake of profit.
On BoxOffice from Saturday, 7 May
Disaster movie director Roland Emmerich points his destruction button at the moon and the Earth. Conspiracy theorist KC Houseman (John Bradley) tries to convince disgraced astronaut Brain Harper (Patrick Wilson) to warn NASA that the moon, which he believes to be an artificial structure, has been knocked out of orbit and is headed for us.
On BoxOffice from Sunday, 8 May
An actor named James (Paul du Toit), who’s secretly moonlighting at a failing drag club to make ends meet, has to fight for his marriage after his wife catches him at his second job – and fight for his life after he gets caught up in a colleague’s mysterious death. Directed by Etienne Fourie.
On BoxOffice from Wednesday, 11 May
Animated adventure. While 16-year-old Georgia Nolan (Olivia Cooke) dreams of being the world's first-ever female firefighter, her father, Shawn (Kenneth Branagh), is called out of retirement to investigate a series of arson attacks on Broadway, along with the mysterious disappearance of New York’s firemen.
On BoxOffice from Sunday, 22 May
All these BoxOffice movies and more are now available to rent and stream directly on now.DStv.com!
It’s the simplified and enhanced BoxOffice – online movie rentals for both DStv subscribers and non-DStv customers.
Get the best with BoxOffice
Line up your snacks, and claim your space and silence, because Movie Night is just a few taps away online. With BoxOffice on now.DStv.com, you’ll find more movies, available for longer, and you can punch your ticket and rent a movie with the tap of a button. Then sit back and stream it.
Your BoxOffice movie will be yours to enjoy for 48 hours so if one of life’s little loadshedding moments happens, you can come right back to it.
You don’t even need to be an active DStv subscriber to enjoy a night at the BoxOffice. Simply register to use BoxOffice online, create your online profile, link up your payment options and you’ll be ready to go.
It does pay to subscribe to DStv, though. Not only do DStv Premium, Compact Plus and Compact viewers pay less than the usual R40 ticket fee per movie – but, thanks to DStv’s free Rewards Programme (which you can manage using the MyDStv App), you could enjoy cool discounts and free movies via BoxOffice.
There’s already an entire catalogue of recent releases available to stream online, with more titles coming every month.
How to rent a movie on DStv BoxOffice
- Go on your DStv Explora or DStv Explora Ultra (remember, your DStv must be connected to the internet)
- Go to now.DStv.com and select movies from the menu
- From the Movies menu, select BoxOffice
- Find the movie you’d like to rent
- Press OK and select Rent Now
- Accept the Terms & Conditions
- Select DStv Account as the payment option
- Wait a few seconds as your BoxOffice rental is processed
- Enjoy your movie!
Also coming to BoxOffice this May
- Jackass Forever on BoxOffice from Monday, 2 May
- Zone 414 on BoxOffice from Monday, 2 May
- Good Thief on BoxOffice from Friday, 6 May
- The Boss Baby: Family Business on BoxOffice from Monday, 9 May
- Aloevera on BoxOffice from Tuesday, 10 May
- Gold on BoxOffice from Wednesday, 11 May
- Constantine: The House Of Mystery on BoxOffice from Thursday, 12 May
- A Royal Surprise on BoxOffice from Friday, 13 May
- Mothering Sunday on BoxOffice from Friday, 13 May
- Moonshot on BoxOffice from Saturday, 14 May
- Vendetta on BoxOffice from Saturday, 14 May
- American Insurrection on BoxOffice from Sunday, 15 May
- They Live In The Grey on BoxOffice from Tuesday, 17 May
- Heatwave on BoxOffice from Thursday, 19 May
- Shut In on BoxOffice from Friday, 20 May
- Dogtanian And The Three Muskehounds on BoxOffice from Saturday, 21 May
- Belfast on BoxOffice from Monday, 23 May
- Pursuit on BoxOffice from Friday, 27 May
- Vlugtig on BoxOffice from Friday, 27 May
- Adventures Of Maid Marian on BoxOffice from Tuesday, 31 May
How to watch DStv online
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