‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’ Gets a Streaming Release: Here’s Where To Watch the New Horror Movie Online

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Despite its day-and-date release in theaters and online, Five Nights at Freddy’s had a very strong opening weekend performance and a surprising and very impressive $130.5 million global box office haul. The horror film claims the top spot beating out the fan-favorite Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour and the prestige picture Killers of the Flower Moon from director Martin Scorsese.

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However, if you don’t want to go to the theaters to see what all of the fuss surrounding Five Nights at Freddy’s is about, the film adaptation of the popular video game series is available to stream at home on Peacock.

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Not a Peacock subscriber? While the streaming service doesn’t offer a free trial, you can sign up for Peacock starting at $5.99 per month. You’ll get access to Five Nights at Freddy’s, as well as originals like Poker Face, Bel-Air, Girls5Eva, Sick and more; hit movies like The Super Mario Bros. Movie, Fast X, Asteroid City, Strays and more; live sports and entertainment from NBC Sports and WWE; more than 50 “always-on” streaming channels and much more.

Directed by Emma Tammi and produced by Jason Blum for Blumhouse Productions, Five Nights at Freddy’s follows Mike (Josh Hutcherson), a new security guard working the night shift at the Chuck E. Cheese-like place called Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza. He soon realizes that working nights isn’t as easy as he thought when the restaurant’s adorable animatronic characters start to come to life to terrorize him.

The horror movie also stars Elizabeth Lail, Piper Rubio, Mary Stuart Masterson, Matthew Lillard and others.

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Where to Buy Five Nights at Freddy’s Video Games

Want to play the video games the movie is based on? The latest game in the series is Five Nights at Freddy’s: Security Breach, which goes for $32-$40 (depending on the console) at Amazon. The game follows a young boy named Gregory who must survive the night, as he evades aggressive animatronic characters and a night security guard at a local shopping mall. It’s the ninth main game in the franchise, while it’s made for PS5, Xbox Series X, Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

Meanwhile, the older games are available to play in one collection called Five Nights at Freddy’s: The Core Collection. It includes the first five games in the series: Five Nights at Freddy’s, Five Nights at Freddy’s 2, Five Nights at Freddy’s 3, Five Nights at Freddy’s 4 and Five Nights at Freddy’s: Sister Location. The title is priced between $20-$40 at Amazon and playable on Nintendo Switch, PS4 and Xbox One.

Five Nights at Freddy’s FightLine game
Five Nights at Freddy’s FightLine game

In addition, Funko Games released a new tabletop battle board game called Five Nights at Freddy’s FightLine. Exclusive to GameStop for $20, the game features favorites like Freddy Fazbear, Chica the Chicken, Foxy the Pirate and more battling for control of Freddy’s Pizzeria. Players must out-smart, out-fight and out-fright each other with cards, tokens and character packs: A premier set for beginners and a character pack for more characters.

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Where to Buy Five Nights at Freddy’s Movie Tickets Online

Along with the horror movie premiering on Peacock, Five Nights at Freddy’s is available to watch in theaters across the country — including AMC Theatres, Regal Cinemas, Alamo Drafthouse and others. For showtimes and theater information in your area, check out fandango.com to buy movie tickets.

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