With a new premiere every day, the Sky Cinema app is a must-have for all movie fans! If you are a Sky TV or Virgin Media TV customer in the UK or Ireland who subscribes to Sky Cinema, you can watch more than 1000 movies on the go.

If you are a Sky Cinema customer, with a Sky iD or My Virgin Media Username, you can watch all available movies directly on your device, at no extra cost*.

We’ve now added download functionality to the app, allowing you to download your favourite movies to your device over wifi so you can watch offline or without impacting 3/4G data allowances, no matter where you are!**

Want to find out more about a movie? You can with the Sky Cinema app. Features include: 
• Daily Picks
• On Sky Cinema 
• Coming Soon
• In Theatres
• Sky Cinema Disney
• Device Downloads

We hope you enjoy using the Sky Cinema app. Should you experience any difficulties in using the app then there is a team on hand to help, please contact us at with your details.

* Watching Sky Cinema channels or On Demand video requires a Sky Cinema package subscription from your provider. Some programmes from live Sky TV channels are unavailable via the Sky Cinema app. See the FAQs in the app for more details.

** Sky TV customers with Sky Go Extra and Virgin Media UK triple customers with Full House TV can download a movie two times per household. Content is deleted 48 hours after viewing starts or no later than 30 days after download, depending on content licenses. Download is not currently available to Virgin Media Ireland customers.

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Sky’s privacy notice explains how Sky uses your information. You can view this notice at:

What’s New

Version 6.2

From April 2018 Sky Cinema subscribers will be able to stream Sky Cinema live channels and on demand wherever they are in the European Union - see terms and conditions for further information.

Ratings and Reviews

1.8 out of 5
504 Ratings

504 Ratings

littledanger82 ,

It won’t let me sign in

This app is mediocre at best when it works but now it won’t even let me sign in. It has been a while since I used the app (because it is rubbish) so it asked me to sign in again. I put in my sky account details and it showed a screen that was one of those things where you prove that you aren’t a robot but there is a big loading thing that says please wait that won’t go away. I know that it isn’t actually loading because the thing that it is loading is right behind it. I also know this because it kept happening when I got my account details wrong. When the app works it is ok but the actual interface of it is crappy and it takes forever to load when you start it. I would give it a 1 star but, when you actually sign in without problems, it does show films alright.

MrCreeperMCP ,

Good concept, poorly executed.

This app seems like a fantastic idea, Sky’s huge variety of movies available at the press of a button. Sadly the app has been really poorly optimised, and poor design choices were made. One key issue with the app is being unable to Airplay content to an Apple TV or use an external monitor, which limits the viewing ability. Another major issue is that after watching a movie if you don’t pause it, it plays in the background while you browse the app and only stops if you close and re open the app, also the choice of choosing the quality of the content isn’t available. Back to my point of poor design choices, the setting button and search bar are coloured white, and the background behind is also white so unless you know it’s there from the start you will be unable to see them easily. In conclusion, this App is worth downloading if your willing to deal with the many issues, hopefully Sky’s App development team may one day see this and not ignore the feedback which seems to have happened for the past year. Enjoy the rest of your day!

ste_rigs ,

Awful. Just awful.

Where do I start? Maybe it’s because I’m a Virgin customer and not a Sky customer so they deliberately make it terrible for non-sky users. It will constantly decide you need to re-sign in. It sometimes just decides not to accept the parental pin (despite receiving an email which confirms the pin you are using is correct). If you try and and skip head when watching via on-demand it just stops working. The buttons will randomly turn white, along with the text, so you can’t see what you’re typing or any results. Downloads constantly stall or just don’t start at all (and it has nothing to do with internet connection as all other internet services work fine). All in all it is utter garbage. Whoever made this app should be fired for incompetence.


Sky UK Limited
76.1 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Profanity or Crude Humour
Infrequent/Mild Horror/Fear Themes
Infrequent/Mild Alcohol, Tobacco, or Drug Use or References
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Simulated Gambling
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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