Johnny Depp fans, rejoice! A bunch of his movies are currently on sale in Amazon’s Instant Video Store, many priced at just $6.99 to own! We can’t say how long these prices will last, so be sure to snap up the ones you want right away. Note: descriptions below are from IMDB.
The Libertine (R, 4/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $6.99 to own in SD / $7.99 in HD)
The story of John Wilmot, a.k.a. the Earl of Rochester, a 17th century poet who famously drank and debauched his way to an early grave, only to earn posthumous critical acclaim for his life’s work. - Written by Anonymous
Note: Johnny Depp won a British Independent Film Award for his portrayal of the Earl of Rochester in this film.
The Ninth Gate (R, 3.5/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $7.99 to own in SD / $9.99 in HD)
Dean Corso, a somewhat sleazy rare book dealer, is hired by a mysterious patron who has just come into possession of one of the only three copies of The Nine Gates of the Kingdom of Shadows (a 17th century occult text said to give its owner unimaginable power).
The man hires Corso to track down the other two copies and compare them to his, but complications – both natural and supernatural – arise at every turn. - Written by Magic-7
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (PG, 4/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $6.99 to own in SD / $8.99 in HD)
When Willy Wonka decides to let five children into his chocolate factory, he decides to release five golden tickets in five separate chocolate bars, causing complete mayhem.
The tickets start to be found, with the fifth going to a very special boy, called Charlie Bucket.
With his Grandpa, Charlie joins the rest of the children to experience the most amazing factory ever. But not everything goes to plan within the factory. - Written by FilmFanUK
Sleepy Hollow (R, 4.5/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $6.99 to own in SD / $9.99 in HD)
After the head of a Hessian horseman is stolen, the horseman returns from hell to take the heads of the people of Sleepy Hallow until its own is returned.
Constable Ichabod Crane is called in to investigate three murders.
Through his investigation he learns of the legend of the Headless Horseman, but he doesn’t believe that the stories are true – until the horseman takes off the head of one of the elders right in front of his very eyes.
Now he must race to find out the origins of the horseman in order to send him back to his grave for good. But the question remains…if the head was stolen once, how safe is it? - Written by thexotherxchris
Tim Burton’s Corpse Bride (PG, 4.5/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $6.99 to own in SD / $8.99 in HD)
Set back in the late 1800s in a Victorian village, a man and woman by the names of Victor Van Dort and Victoria Everglot are betrothed because the Everglots need the money or else they’ll be living on the streets and the Van Dorts want to be hight in society.
But when things go wrong at the wedding rehearsal, Victor goes into the woods to practice his vows.
Just as soon as he gets them right, he finds himself married to Emily, the corpse bride.
While Victoria waits on the other side, there’s a rich newcomer that may take Victor’s place. So two brides, one groom, who will Victor pick? - Written by XxCherrySodaxX
In the Victorian London, the barber Benjamin Barker is married to the gorgeous Lucy and they have a lovely child, Johanna.
The beauty of Lucy attracts the attention of the corrupt Judge Turpin, who falsely accuses the barber of a crime that he did not commit and abuses Lucy later after gaining custody of her.
After fifteen years in exile, Benjamin returns to London under the new identity of Sweeney Todd, seeking revenge against Turpin.
He meets the widow Mrs. Lovett who is the owner of a meat pie shop who tells him that Lucy swallowed arsenic many years ago, and Turpin assigned himself tutor of Johanna.
He opens a barber shop above her store, initiating a crime rampage against those who made him suffer and lose his beloved family. - Written by Claudio Carvalho
From Hell (R, 4/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $8.99 to own in SD / $9.99 in HD)
The infamous Jack the Ripper case set in London of 1888. The Ripper has been running amok in the Whitechapel district murdering and dissecting prostitutes.
Scotland Yard Inspector Fred Abberline, aided by his partner, Peter Godley, are on the case to figure out who this serial killer is and why he is killing these women in such a brutal manner. Abberline is an opium addict and when “chasing the dragon” he is able to have visions of the future, a certain psychic ability that allows him to solve cases.
As Abberline and Godley investigate the crimes, they become acquainted with the prostitutes who were friends and colleagues of the victims. Abberline begins to fall in love with Mary Kelly, one of the prostitutes, or as the nobles called them “unfortunates”, being hunted down by Jack the Ripper.
Abberline digs deeper and deeper into the conspiracy and attempts to solve the case before Mary Kelly is the next victim. - Written by sevenarms
Edward Scissorhands (PG-13, 4.5/5 stars, closed captions available, currently priced at $2.99 to rent in SD / $3.99 in HD, $8.99 to own in SD / $9.99 in HD)
A kind inventor is almost finished piecing together his latest creation when fate prevents him from completing his most important project.
Edward may seem dangerous, with scissors instead of hands, but when a compassionate Avon lady comes calling, it’s clear that things are going to be changing for him after having been alone in the large empty mansion.
What they both don’t realize is that the most important change of all won’t be found in him but in the residents of the sleepy suburb he will be calling home and a young teenage girl whose eyes will be opened. - Written by Leah Fugere