Apple Launches iTunes Movies in Canada

Apple announced today that they are now offering movies for sale and rental on iTunes Canada.

"Canadians have made iTunes the most popular place to find and buy music and TV shows online," said Eddy Cue, Apples vice president of iTunes. "We're thrilled to give iTunes customers access to over 1,200 movies from major studios to rent or purchase, whether to enjoy at home on their widescreen TV with Apple TV or on-the-go on their iPod."

For movie rentals, customers have up to 30 days to start watching it, and once a movie has been started customers have 48 hours to finish it. Prices for iTunes movie sales are CAN$9.99 for catalog title purchases, CAN$14.99 for recent releases and CAN$19.99 for new releases. iTunes movie rentals are CAN$3.99 for library titles and CAN$4.99 for new releases, with high definition rental versions priced one dollar more.

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