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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Are Now On Netflix and Amazon Instant Video

If you’ve been avoiding the new TMNT movie, it might finally be time to give the movie a chance. For the first time ever, Jonathan Liebesman’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles is available for streaming on both Netflix and Amazon Instant Video in the United States. With millions of subscribers across the country, chances are that this distribution deal will introduce quite a few fans to the new cinematic universe of the Ninja Turtles. Needless to say, that’s pretty awesome news.

7399At a price of $10 per month, Netflix is fairly affordable in comparison to cable television, and the service has changed the entire television industry in the past few years. Perhaps in response, Amazon created their Instant Video service which is available for free to any Amazon Prime member. Amazon Prime services are currently $99 a year, but if you do the math, that’s actually less expensive than Netflix over time.

No matter which service you subscribe to, there’s now little reason to avoid watching the newest interpretation of the TMNT. Although many shellheads were disappointed with the movie, it was profitable enough to warrant making a sequel, and that sequel is shaping up to be quite impressive. If you have any interest in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles II, you might as well watch the first movie so you can truly appreciate all of the differences and similarities between both films.

As a fan, it has been somewhat disappointing to see how many shellheads have been unwilling to watch the new movie. Now that it is widely available to most audiences, I’m genuinely hopeful that fans will give the film a second chance. Maybe it wasn’t the greatest Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles movie ever made, but it was still a pretty fun experience. If you have access to Netflix or Amazon Instant Video, there is now one less excuse for you to avoid the new TMNT movie. Nobody is saying you have to love it, but you should at least give it a chance.

Left to right: Raphael, Splinter, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Megan Fox as April O'Neil in TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movie.
Left to right: Raphael, Splinter, Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Megan Fox as April O’Neil in TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, from Paramount Pictures and Nickelodeon Movie.

Alternatively, you could also check out the live action series Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: The Next Mutation on Netflix. Unfortunately, this series is not available for streaming on Amazon Instant Video. Of course, depending on who you ask, that might actually be a good thing. Okay, so maybe it’s just as acceptable to hate the movie as it is to hate The Next Mutation. Either way, those with access to these services in the United States should really take the opportunity to check out some of the most hated (and underrated?) TMNT properties out there.

Due to the way that streaming licenses work, this content will not be available forever, so you’ll want to watch it as soon as possible. Chances are that Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles will be available for at least a few months, but there are no guarantees. Keep that in mind when making your viewing choices and let us know your thoughts in the comments below. Is this TMNT movie worth a second viewing, or should it be ignored? We love hearing from the fans, and we know that you guys have strong opinions on this matter, so don’t be afraid to share!

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Justin W

Justin W

My name is Justin Wren and I love to write about the TMNT! I've been a big Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles fan since the late 80's. Back then, I would watch the original animated series and play with the Playmates toys all the time. I have been following the boys ever since I was a kid, and I'm very happy to see them back in the limelight after all these years. Needless to say, I'm proud to be a member of the team on this awesome TMNT Fan Site!

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