How to watch Irresistible: stream Jon Stewart's new movie online today

how to watch Irresistible online

It's been five years since Jon Stewart left the world of political satire behind with his departure from The Daily Show - but now he's back with a feature length comedy-drama. Just in time for the run-in to November's 2020 US Presidential election, as luck would have it. Here's how to watch Irresistible and stream the new Jon Stewart and Steve Carell movie online from anywhere.

Irresistible cheat sheet

Released: June 2020

Director: Jon Stewart

Cast: Steve Carrell, Rose Byrne, Chris Cooper, Mackenzie Davis, Topher Grace, Natasha Lyonne

Run time: 1 hr 42 mins


Stream now: Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab)

Former Daily Show contributor Carell stars in the lead role as Gary Zimmer, a political consultant for the Democrats who gets drawn into a local mayoral race in rural Wisconsin. Gary is convinced his candidate, retired Marine Colonel Jack Hastings (Chris Cooper), can become the town’s first Dem mayor in decades - and  bring about a new era for the party across the state. 

Standing in his way, however, is Republican counterpart Faith Brewster (Rose Byrne) - who's just as committed to seeing the incumbent campaign maintain the small town's status quo. As the money starts flooding in for both camps, the previously provincial election goes national and, well...we wouldn't want to spoil it, would we?!

Irresistible is now available for VoD streaming via a number of popular services, including Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab). So while some states may have opened movie theaters recently, the stay-at-home option is there for those who prefer it- or don't yet have the option of going to a public screening. Read on as we explain how to watch Irresistible online from anywhere in the world today.

How to watch Irresistible from outside your country

If you’re in need of some quality entertainment but find yourself overseas – quite possible now international flights are resuming and lockdown guidelines have relaxed – don’t let geo-blocks prevent you from streaming Irresistible online.

If you’re in a territory where this content isn’t available, you can download a VPN to circumvent regional restrictions - allowing you to watch Irresistible using the services you’re registered to back home. This invaluable piece of kit simply changes your IP address, so you can still access content through your usual VoD platform. 

our favorite is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab)

There are myriad possible VPNs to choose from, but our favorite is ExpressVPN (opens in new tab). It's fast to connect to, simple to install, and totally secure. It's also compatible with Apple TVs, Amazon Fire TV Stick, iOS and Android software, Xbox and PlayStation consoles, and many other devices.

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Once downloaded, look for your home country location or pick it from the pre-defined list. Click connect and! You’ll be free to watch Irresistible online and get engrossed in this political drama-comedy from wherever you are.

 How to watch Irresistible online in the US 

Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab)

There's an abundance of options for watching the return of Jon Stewart to political comedy. Many people are likely to be familiar with Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab), which has the film available to rent in HD for $19.99. There isn't a 4K option available right now - but honestly, this isn't the kind of film that benefits from it.

You can grab it from Prime Video today (opens in new tab) regardless of whether you do or don't have a Prime subscription - but assuming you have an Amazon account, you'll be watching in no time at all.

Once you've rented the movie, you have 30-days to start watching it - and 48-hours to finish it once you've pressed play. If you have to go abroad during this window, remember you can always use a VPN to access your purchase (opens in new tab) and watch it just like you would at home.

Other options include Google Play (opens in new tab), Apple iTunes (opens in new tab), YouTube (opens in new tab), and Fandango Now (opens in new tab).

How to watch Irresistible in other countries

Irresistible is now also available on demand in a number of other countries around the world - including the UK and Australia. Here are your options there.

  • Watch Irresistible in the UK (£13.99): Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab) | Sky Store (opens in new tab)
  • Watch Irresistible in Canada ($19.99): iTunes (opens in new tab)

Remember, if you can't watch Irresistible online right now but would be able in your country of residence, you can always utilize a VPN (opens in new tab) to regain access to the services and content you would normally stream at home.

Kevin Lynch

Kevin Lynch is a London-born, Dublin-based writer and journalist. The author of Steve Jobs: A Biographic Portrait, Kevin is a regular feature writer for a number of tech sites and the former Technology Editor for the Daily Mirror. He has also served as editor of (opens in new tab) and has been a member of the judging panel for the BAFTA British Academy Video Game Awards. Alongside reviewing the latest AV gear, smartphones and computers, Kevin also specialises in music tech and can often be found putting the latest DAWs, MIDI controllers and guitar modellers through their paces. Born within the sound of Bow Bells, Kevin is also a lifelong West Ham fan for his troubles.