NOW Cinema Membership
NOW Cinema Membership brings you the biggest and best movies, with the latest blockbusters and hundreds of classics on demand, plus all the Sky Cinema channels.
How to start a Cinema Membership
Already a NOW Member?
If you’ve already got a NOW account, but you’ve never had Cinema before, you can easily start a free trial.
Just go to the NOW Membership area of My Account (you'll need to sign in, if you haven't already). Then just click on Start free trial next to the Cinema Membership.
If you’ve had Cinema before or you’ve already used your free trial, select Add membership.
New to NOW?
To join, head to NOWTV.com/membership and select the Cinema Membership. If there are any offers or free trials available, you'll find them here.
Then just complete your details and you can start watching straight away.
Choose a question below to find out more.
Cinema Membership is £9.99 a month. You can cancel at any time.
NOW Cinema Membership gives you over 1000 movies to watch on demand, and access to all the Sky Cinema channels: Sky Cinema Select, Sci Fi & Horror, Premiere, Hits, Action, Thriller, Greats, Family, Drama, Comedy and Animation.
From 4 Jan 2022, we’ll be adding 3-4 new premieres each week, spread over the weekend, rather than a premiere every day as previously. The Friday premiere will remain as the main movie of the week.
We're constantly updating and adding to our on-demand movies. You can browse the movies we currently have available on our catalogue.
The Paramount+ app won't be available on NOW. However, as part of Sky Cinema’s continued relationship with Paramount, NOW Cinema members will be able to stream Paramount’s latest blockbusters, as well as continuing to enjoy Paramount’s library of on demand movies at no extra cost.
All you need to get started is:
- One of the devices listed here
- Minimum 2.5Mbps broadband download speed
- A NOW account
If you've got an Apple or Android smartphone or tablet, you can download selected movies (excluding 20th Century Fox and Disney movies) to your device and watch them anywhere.
Each movie can be downloaded twice, and will be saved on your device for up to 30 days. Once you start watching, you've got 48 hours during which you can watch it as many times as you like. Find out more about downloading movies
If you prefer to watch without ads, you can add NOW Boost which lets you stream on-demand movies ad-free. Find out more about Boost
If you've got NOW Boost, you can watch all the live movie channels and most on-demand movies in 1080p with Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound.
Help tipIf you buy Boost via our website, your account could take up to 4 hours to reflect the fact that you've added it. To get around this, you can trigger your account to update by signing out of the NOW app and signing back in again.
For now, you'll need a Parental PIN to watch any movie on most live Sky Cinema channels (except Family) between 5.30am and 9pm. (If you're watching on 2nd or 3rd gen Apple TV, you'll need it for all live Sky Cinema channels at all times).
From 3 March, you might be asked for your PIN when watching any of the live Sky Cinema channels between 5.30am and 10pm, depending on the movie or show you’re watching, and the device you’re watching on.
If you haven't set up a PIN yet, it's quick and easy to do. Just head to the Settings & PINs section of My Account. If you've got kids in your household and you want to restrict what on-demand movies they can watch with your Cinema Membership, you can turn your PIN ON and set an age rating here, too.
Keep in mindYou’ll need to enter your Parental PIN for some live movies even if you don’t have any age restrictions set up.
Watching on YouView?
You don't need a NOW PIN – just enter your YouView PIN. Don't know it? Try the default PIN of 1234, or head to the YouView site for help.
Your first monthly payment will be taken on the day you buy your membership (or if you have a free trial, 7 days after you start your trial). Your next payment will be taken on the same day the following month, or sometimes (if you also added another membership at the same time) a day or two later – in which case you get any extra days for free. Find out how to check your payment date
If you've also got another type of membership, your Cinema Membership will appear as a separate payment on your statement.
If you're a BT customer, when you add the Cinema Membership as a bolt-on the cost will be added to your monthly BT bill. To check what you'll pay and when, log in to My BT and look for Billing & Usage.