Where Can I Watch Interstellar? Is It On Netflix Or Amazon?

Where Can I Watch Interstellar? Is It On Netflix Or Amazon?

If you're a fan of sci-fi movies, then you need to watch Interstellar.

The plot revolves around a group of researchers who are sent through a wormhole to find a new home for mankind.

The movie follows their journey as they explore different planets and encounter various challenges along the way. Full of action and suspense, it will keep you on the edge of your seat from beginning to end.


Interstellar was directed by Christopher Nolan, who is known for other great films like Inception and The Dark Knight trilogy. The cast includes some big names like Matthew McConaughey, Anne Hathaway, Jessica Chastain, and Michael Caine.

With such a talented team behind the scenes and in front of the camera, you know that this movie is going to be good.

But you're reading this article because you want to know where you can watch Interstellar.

Where To Watch Interstellar?

Currently, Interstellar isn't streaming for free on any of the big platforms such as Netflix, Disney+ or Amazon Prime Video.

However, you can watch it on Paramount + via Amazon in the United States if you have a subscription.

You can also rent it on both Apple TV+ and Amazon for a small fee.

In the United Kingdom you can stream it on Sky Cinema either directly through Sky or on the NOW TV app.

Alternatively, you can also rent or buy it on both Amazon and Apple TV+.

In Australia you can watch Interstellar on four different streaming platforms but you will need a subscription to either Binge, Paramount +, Foxtel Now or Stan.

Canadians are out of luck as Interstellar isn't available on subscription based streaming platforms.

Instead you will have to rent it via Google Play, Amazon Instant Video or Apple TV+.

When Does Interstellar Take Place?

Interstellar is set in 2067. It follows an ex-NASA pilot, Joseph Cooper, who is forced to work as a farmer due to a global famine caused by blight.

When his daughter claims a ghost is communicating to her through her bookshelf, he investigates, arriving at a secret NASA facility.

There Professor Brand explains humanity is slowly becoming incapable of surviving on Earth because of blight, dust storms and failing crops.

However, NASA's is undertaking a secret mission that involves engineering a way for humans to escape Earth while finding another habitable planet to live on.

Cooper then pilots the mission with his spacecraft passing through a wormhole, landing them in another galaxy.

Film Cast

Matthew McConaughey as Joseph Cooper, a widowed NASA pilot

Anne Hathaway as Dr. Amelia Brand, a NASA scientist, and astronaut

Jessica Chastain as Murph Cooper, Joseph's daughter

John Lithgow as Donald, Cooper's elderly father-in-law

Michael Caine as Professor John Brand, a high-ranking NASA scientist

David Gyasi as Romilly, an Endurance crew member

Wes Bentley as Doyle, a high-ranking NASA member

Casey Affleck as Tom Cooper, Joseph's son

Timothée Chalamet as young Tom

Matt Damon as Mann, a NASA astronaut

Bill Irwin as TARS (voice)

Josh Stewart as CASE (voice)

Topher Grace as Getty, Murph's colleague and love interest

Leah Cairns as Lois, Tom's wife

David Oyelowo as School Principal

William Devane as Williams, another NASA member

Elyes Gabel (Scorpion) as Administrator

Critical Responses

Insterstellar is so good that IMDB voters gives the film 8.6 out of 10, based on over 1.8 million user reviews. Rotten Tomatoes has a score of 73% from critics, and 86% from audiences. Finally, Metacritic has a score of 74 out of 100.

Overall, Interstellar received positive reviews from both critics and audiences.

Financially the movie was a success, grossing over $774 million dollars worldwide. Making it one of the most successful movies of all time.

The movie scooped the 2015 Academy Award for Best Achievement in Visual Effects.

Alternatives To Watching Interstellar…

While it may be an incredible film, if you don't have a subscription or want to rent it, here are a few alternatives that you can watch on the major streaming platforms.

The Midnight Sky (Netflix)

This post-apocalyptic tale follows Augustine (George Clooney), a lonely scientist in the Arctic, as he races to stop Sully and her fellow astronauts from returning home to a mysterious global catastrophe.

Life (Netflix)

A team of scientists aboard the International Space Station discover a rapidly evolving life form that caused extinction on Mars and now threatens all life on Earth.

Life stars Ryan Reynolds, Jake Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Ferguson.

For All Mankind (Apple TV+)

In an alternative version of 1969, the Soviet Union beats the United States to the Moon, and the space race continues on for decades with still grander challenges and goals.

For All Mankind has been a huge hit for Apple TV+ with plenty of seasons to get stuck into.

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