is a cloud-based digital film locker and over-the-top streaming platform for Disney, Universal Pictures, Twentieth Century Fox, Sony and Warner Bros.in the United States. It allows for the storage of digital movie rights via purchases and digital code redemptions from providers such as iTunes, Google Play, Vudu, Amazon Video, and Verizon Fios. Movies Anywhere
allows streaming of content over the web or mobile apps, along with access to the title through the linked accounts in participating providers.
was first launched on February 10, 2014 as Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) with content from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, and Star Wars-branded films on iOS with iTunes Store integration; the service has since been extended to other platforms and storefronts, including Amazon Video, Google Play, and Vudu. On October 12, 2017, DMA was relaunched as Movies Anywhere, with other studios joining Disney in offering their film titles through the platform.
Movies Anywhere is a competitor to the UltraViolet platform that was deployed by other major film studios; Disney declined to back the platform, in favor of promoting KeyChest as an alternative.
It is powered by a proprietary digital rights system called KeyChest.
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*edited to reflect change from Disney Movies Anywhere to Movies Anywhere.