How do I purchase movies in DIRECTV CINEMA to watch on TV?

You can rent the latest movies with your remote control in DIRECTV CINEMA . Or, you can order online at directv.com or in the DIRECTV App.

 

Order with your remote control

If your receiver is connected to the internet, you can order from your TV using your remote control.

  1. Go to Ch. 1100 (DIRECTV CINEMA).
  2. Select the Pay Per View movie you want to purchase.
  3. A preview will start. When you see an on-screen message asking you to confirm your purchase, select Yes, Confirm.

To check if your receiver is connected to the internet, press the DASH button on your remote. If you see the message Internet: Not detected, learn how to connect your HD DVR to the Internet.

Order online with your computer

  1. Go to directv.com/movies in your web browser.
  2. Hover your mouse over the program you want to watch and click Rent.
  3. If prompted, sign in to your account.
  4. Follow the prompts to confirm your purchase.
  5. Go to your receiver to watch your program.
    • Receiver connected to the Internet: Press the LIST button on your remote to see your Playlist and select your program to start watching.
    • Receiver not connected to the Internet: Go to the Pay Per View channel for the program you selected (Ch. 125-199).

 

Order with your phone or tablet

  1. Go to directv.com/movies in your mobile web browser.
  2. Tap the movie your want to watch to see more details and tap Watch.
  3. If prompted, sign in to your account.
  4. Scroll down to the On TV section and tap Order.
  5. Verify your payment information and tap Order again.
  6. Go to your receiver to watch.
    • Receiver connected to the Internet: Press the LIST button on your remote to see your Playlist and select your program to start watching.
    • Receiver not connected to the Internet: Go to the Pay Per View channel for the program you selected (Ch. 125-199).

 

If your movie doesn’t start immediately, switch to a different channel and then go back. If it still doesn’t start, refresh your receiver online. You can also order Pay Per View programs via text message by calling Customer Service.