How to watch Snyder Cut

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Want to watch Snyder Cut? Us too. If you’re hyped to stream Zack Snyder’s Justice League after years of teasing (especially thanks to the generally positive Snyder Cut first reactions that are pouring in), we’ve got good news. In the US, all you need is HBO Max – the movie will appear there exclusively this March 18 2021. As for the rest of the world, it’ll be possible to watch the Snyder Cut via other platforms (such as Sky in the UK and Binge in Australia) on the same day.

In terms of how much it’ll set you back to watch Snyder Cut, US readers are looking at a HBO Max monthly subscription of $14.99p/m. Although this is more expensive than the likes of Disney Plus, you’re getting plenty of content to keep you busy. Besides director Zack Snyder’s Justice League, you can binge the rest of the DC Extended Universe – including the recent Birds of Prey film starring Harley Quinn – or go back to Christian Bale’s version of Batman with the Dark Knight trilogy. In addition, everything slated for 2021 from Warner Bros. will be arriving on HBO Max and in theaters at the same time.

The price will vary for international viewers depending on their region. As an example, anyone based in the UK and Ireland will find the movie exclusively through Sky (you can see the available bundles here). That includes the Now TV Sky Cinema Pass, priced at £11.99 per month in the UK or at a reduced €7.50p/m for the first three months if you’re watching from Ireland. Meanwhile, Australia will find the movie on Binge as part of its $10p/m subscription.

Wondering what makes this version of the movie different? While we got a theatrical release of Justice League in 2017, Snyder’s departure from the project resulted in reshoots that gave us something very different from his original vision. This new cut allows him to offer the story he’d planned from the start, and it’s estimated to include 75% unseen footage. So even though it brings us a similar plot of Batman and Wonder Woman forming a team to protect the world from invasion, it’s stuffed with new scenes and designs that were left on the cutting room floor.

For more info on what you’re getting for your money, be sure to check out our guide to finding the best HBO Max price.

Watch Snyder Cut – US

HBO Max | $14.99 per month

Want to stream Zack Snyder’s Justice League? It’s easy. The movie arrives on HBO Max this March 18, so all you need is a standard month for $14.99. There aren’t any other deals available at the time of writing, so this is the best and cheapest option by virtue of being the only one. It’s also the single way of being able to watch Snyder Cut in the US – the special director’s cut of the film is an HBO Max exclusive.

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Watch Snyder Cut – UK

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Hoping to watch Snyder Cut? Even though the UK doesn’t have HBO Max, you’ll be able to stream Zack Snyder’s Justice League via Sky. You can either put together a package yourself or opt for a Now TV Sky Cinema Pass for £11.99. The movie is exclusive to Sky in the UK, Ireland, Germany, and Austria, so it won’t appear anywhere else. Luckily, there’s a seven-day Now TV free trial to take advantage of if you’re based in Britain. In addition, those watching from Ireland can grab the Sky Cinema Pass at a reduced rate of €7.50p/m for the first three months.

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Watch Snyder Cut – Australia

Binge | $10 per month

If you want to watch Snyder Cut in Australia, you need Binge – the director’s cut of Justice League will be available on that service via the $10p/m membership at no extra cost this March 18. In other words, you can stream Zack Snyder’s Justice League day and date with the rest of the world if you’ve got Binge.

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Stream Snyder Cut in other regions

Will you be able to watch Snyder Cut anywhere else? Yes. Even though HBO Max can only be found in the US right now, Zack Snyder’s Justice League will still be available in Europe and beyond this March 18 thanks to other streaming services. More specifically, it’s up for ‘view on demand’ if you’re not based in the US, UK, Ireland, Australia, Germany, or Austria – you pay to rent it, in other words.

The trouble is, we don’t know what those other streaming services are just yet. We’ll keep you informed as and when we hear more, but you can bet that the usual suspects (like Apple or Amazon) are going to be prime candidates.

In fact, the only countries that aren’t getting the film yet are China, France, and Japan. It’s unclear why, and the release date for Zack Snyder’s Justice League in those regions is currently unknown. We’ll keep you informed as and when we know more.

Want more?

Want to make sure you can stream Zack Snyder’s Justice League at its best? Don’t forget to take a look at the best gaming TVs (available here for UK readers). They’ll show off the movie in all its glory, while the best gaming sound system will make the most of Junkie XL’s score.

Looking for different streaming options, on the other hand? Be sure to visit our guides to the latest Hulu prices and bundles, our new Peacock TV costs roundup, and the best Disney Plus bundles.

As for other HBO shows, we’ve got you covered with the articles listed below.

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As one of our Hardware Editors, Benjamin looks after many of the tech reviews, board game features, deals, and buying guides you’ll see on GamesRadar+.

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