RANKED! The Best Movies to Skip Theater Release (Including ‘The King of Staten Island’)

Movie theaters are closed because due to social distancing. While some studios have pushed their planned release dates (movies like Black WidowWonder Woman 1984, and No Time to Die), others have opted out of theatrical runs entirely. Therefore, 2020 is not only the year of coronavirus, confirmed UFOs, and murder hornets but also perhaps the beginning of streaming‘s domination. 

Universal has officially confirmed that Judd Apatow’s Pete Davidson vehicle, The King of Staten Island, will forego its trip to theaters and go straight to streaming. Universal isn’t the only studio doing this; a growing number are embracing VOD as a way to fill their pockets before it’s too late (mostly the mid-budget films). That said, the following list compiles the best movies that will either be skipping a theatrical release or didn’t enjoy theirs in its entirety. 

Cover Photo: Universal Pictures 

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