Like so many movies released in 2020, Max Winkler’s bare-knuckle boxing drama will enter the video on-demand arena looking to earn your rapturous applause. Which shouldn’t be too difficult, given it boasts a trio of astounding performances from Jack O’Connell, Charlie Hunnam (Sons of Anarchy), and Jessica Barden. Below we list your VOD streaming options and detail how to watch Jungleland online.
Like the Bruce Springsteen song that provides the title, Jungleland is populated with “hungry and hunted” characters whose dreams of escaping their small-town American lives are repeatedly thwarted. O’Connell and Hunnam play siblings Lion and Stanley. Both live in poverty, squatting in an abandoned apartment and barely earning a crust at a sewing factory in Fall River, with Lion trapped in an endless cycle of bare-knuckle bouts ‘managed’ by his ex-con brother.
Released: November 10, 2020
Director: Max Winkler
Cast: Charlie Hunnam, Jack O’Connell, Jessica Barden, Jonathan Majors, John Cullum.
Run time: 1 hr 30 mins
Watch now: $19.99 on Amazon Prime Video (opens in new tab).
Indebted to a local gangster (Lovecraft Country’s Jonathan Majors) and increasingly desperate, they agree to transport a young girl called Sky to a nefarious crime boss on their way to ‘Jungleland’, a boxing match where the winner nets a life-changing $100,000. But, as they wind their way to San Francisco, the burgeoning relationship that develops between Sky (Jessica Barden, The End of the F***ing World) and Lion threatens to derail any chance of a happy ending.
Indebted to brooding classics of 70s cinema like Five Easy Pieces, this is a grittily real, atmospheric character drama with three knockout central performances. Fancy taking a swing? Then read on as we detail how to watch Jungleland online now.
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How to watch Jungleland online in the US
This tale of two down-on-their-luck brothers seeking redemption is now available for digital download through a number of VoD platforms.
Amazon Video (opens in new tab) will be most people’s first choice as the best known on-demand service with this title. It’s available to buy now for $14.99, regardless of whether you pick SD or HD-level quality, and once purchased you can watch the film as many times as you like, without needing an internet connection. Alternatively, you can rent it for $9.99 and can watch it any time within 30 days of your purchases (though note it will self-destruct 48 hours after you first press play).
It's the same pricing over at Apple iTunes (opens in new tab) and Vudu (opens in new tab) - the latter of which offers Jungleland is SD or HDX quality for $14.99, or you can also pay a bit more ($16.99) and enjoy the film in eye-popping UHD (Ultra High Definition). Payment methods include credit card, debit card, or PayPal.
While the film received a limited cinema release in America on November 6, if you’re out of the country and trying to download this powerfully-acted drama through an American VOD site, then you’ll need one of our best VPNs to get access. As detailed below, this is easy to do.
How to watch Jungleland from outside your country
If you loved awards nominated dramas Warrior and The Fighter, then you’ll be eager to see the Charlie Hunnam starring Jungleland. Unfortunately, if you’re travelling outside of America for work or taking a well-deserved vacation, geo-blocking restrictions will prevent you from connecting to your preferred VOD platform and streaming new film Jungleland online.
Luckily, there’s a simple solution. Downloading a Virtual Private Network (VPN) will allow you to change your IP address: meaning you can access regionally specific content from wherever you are in the world.
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Jungleland UK release date: when is Jungleland out?
The UK's latest coronavirus lockdown put to bed any hope that Jungleland would get a limited cinematic release before hitting VOD...but there's still a bit of a wait for Brits.
Jungleland's confirmed UK release date is November 30 and it will be available to rent or buy on a range of digital platforms, according to Paramount.