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Although it was released online to stream at home, “Five Nights at Freddy’s” tops the weekend box office with a very surprising and record-breaking $130.5 million worldwide haul. The horror movie beat out juggernauts like the “Taylor Swift: The Eras Tour” concert film and Martin Scorsese’s period drama “Killers of the Flower Moon.”
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But, if you don’t want to catch it in theaters, “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” which is based on the very popular video game series, is ready to stream on Peacock — for subscribers only. If you’re not a subscriber, you can sign up for the streaming service with plans starting at $5.99/month.
In addition to “Five Nights at Freddy’s,” Peacock offers access to hit movies like “Fast X,” “Asteroid City,” “The Super Mario Bros. Movie” and more; originals like “The Continental: From the World of John Wick,” “Wolf Like Me” and “Poker Face” ; classic TV like “The Office,” “30 Rock” and “Leave It To Beaver”; live sports from NFL, Premier League and Big 10 college football and WWE; and live news from NBC News, CNBC, and MSNBC;.
Meanwhile, the horror movie is getting a nationwide theatrical release at AMC Theatres, Alamo Drafthouse, Regal Cinemas, Cinemark, Cineplex and other movie theaters. Check out fandango.com for showtimes, theater info and movie tickets.
The Emma Tammi-directed “Five Nights at Freddy’s” finds a new security guard named Mike (Josh Hutcherson) trying to survive the night after the cute, yet disturbing, animatronic characters of Freddy Fazbear’s Pizza, a once-successful Chuck E. Cheese-like pizzeria, come to life to wreck havoc on him and the restaurant.
Meanwhile, Funko Games just released a new game called “Five Nights at Freddy’s FightLine” — which is a GameStop exclusive. Priced at $20, the turn-based tabletop battle board game includes “Five Nights at Freddy’s” characters, like Freddy Fazbear, Chica the Chicken, Foxy the Pirate and more, as they battle against each other to take over Freddy’s Pizzeria. Players must strategize to out-smart, out-fight and out-fright others with tokens and cards with two character packs available. The first one is the main premier set, while the second is an expansion pack with more characters, including Endo-01, LOLbit, Redbear and more.
Available on Peacock, you can stream “Five Night’s at Freddy’s” starting at $5.99 per month for a subscription.
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