Apple has announced that movies from major film
studios including Paramount Pictures, Warner
Bros. Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios
(MGM), The Walt Disney Studios, Sony Pictures
Television and independents including Universum
and Shorts International are now available on the
iTunes Store in Germany for purchase and rent

Making its debut with over 500 Hollywood and
German films, the iTunes Store offers favorites
including “Quantum Of Solace,” “The Dark Knight,”
“Pineapple Express,” “High School Musical 3:
Senior Year,” “Eagle Eye,” “Die Fälscher,”
“Keinohrhasen” and “Aimee & Jaguar.” Movies are
available for purchase on the iTunes Store on the
same day as their DVD release, and can be viewed
on an iPod with video, iPhone, Mac or PC or on a
widescreen TV with Apple TV.

With iTunes Movie Rentals, once a movie is
rented, it starts downloading from the iTunes
Store directly to iTunes or Apple TV. Customers
have up to 30 days to start watching it, and once
a movie has been started customers have 48 hours
to finish it — or watch it multiple times.
iTunes Movie Rentals also features over 100
titles available in high definition.

iTunes 8.1 for Mac and Windows includes the
iTunes Store and is available as a free download
( iTunes movie purchases
and rentals require a valid credit card with a
billing address in Germany. iTunes movies in
Germany start at ¤7.99 for catalog title
purchases, ¤9.99 for recent releases and ¤13.99
for new releases. iTunes Movie Rentals are ¤2.99
for library title rentals and ¤3.99 for new
releases, and high definition versions are priced
at one euro more.