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Where to watch Nightmare Alley 2021, will it be on streaming services?

Molly Young December 3, 2021
"Nightmare Alley" World Premiere


Nightmare Alley is a crime thriller movie directed by Guillermo Del Toro set to appear on screens in December 2021. As the second big-screen interpretation of the 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham, fans are eager to view the latest production.

Find out where to watch the 2021 film as we explore the exact release date, its cinema arrival and whether or not it will appear on streaming services.

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Nightmare Alley | Trailer

Nightmare Alley | Trailer

Where to watch Nightmare Alley 2021

Guillermo Del Toro’s Nightmare Alley is a movie interpretation of the 1946 novel by William Lindsay Gresham, following a mind-reading showman who meets his match in a high-society psychoanalyst.

The film saw a global premiere take place in New York City on 01 December 2021 and viewers are now desperate for a viewing.

Starring Bradley Cooper, Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara, Nightmare Alley will arrive only in cinemas on Friday, 17 December 2021.

With an R rating (Restricted), viewers under the age of 17 will require an accompanying parent or adult guardian.

The duration of the movie reportedly lasts for 2 hours 30 minutes so be sure to prepare yourself with popcorn for a long theatre experience.

Will the movie be available on streaming services?

Nightmare Alley is currently unable to stream online, as per The Vore.

On social media, @nightmarealleyfilm has not yet announced any plans for the movie’s arrival on streaming platforms any time soon.

However, The Vore imply that Nightmare Alley will eventually become available to watch on DVD, with a date not yet announced.

Reports also suggest that while Netflix streaming is not available, a Netflix DVD could be accessible in the future but a date is not yet confirmed.

Like most productions, the thriller could eventually be watched online via Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime and many more possible platforms.

More about the upcoming thriller

IMDb describes the plot of Nightmare Alley as following Bradley Cooper, an ambitious carny with a talent for manipulating people with a few well-chosen words as he hooks up with a female psychiatrist who is even more dangerous than he is.

Ahead of its onscreen appearance, Guillermo Del Toro’s production has already received fantastic feedback and earned incredible awards.

Over on Twitter, viewers eligible for early screenings have already shared their positive thoughts on the film.

@colliderfrosty stated that actress Cate Blanchett eats up every scene she is in and praised the production design and cinematography skills.

The National Board of Review recently named Nightmare Alley as one of the Top 10 Films of the year.

Don’t miss the thriller’s official release on 17 December!

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Molly Young is a Journalism with Public Relations student at Leeds Beckett University. Boasting a creative background through her studies and on her personal social media channels, Molly loves creating content and providing entertainment analysis through her writing.