Paramount Pictures makes available Jackass movies on Facebook


MUMBAI: Paramount Pictures is offering the entire Jackass movie catalogue including Jackass The Movie, Jackass 2, Jackass 3, as well as, digital features Jackass 2.5 and Jackass 3.5 available for rent directly through the Jackass Facebook Page.

Fans who ‘Like’ the Jackass page can rent the entire collection of Jackass movies directly through Facebook using Facebook Credits at Consumers simply click the ‘Rent Movies’ link on the Jackass Facebook Page and choose among five Jackass movie apps to seamlessly rent and watch the pranks from Johnny Knoxville, Bam Margera, Steve-O, Chris Pontius, Ryan Dunn, Wee Man, Preston Lacy, Dave England and "Danger Ehren" McGhehey.

"The secret to the enduring popularity of Jackass goes beyond the jaw dropping stunts and cringe-worthy pranks, it’s the true friendship that exists between each one of the Jackass members. What better way for the millions of Jackass fans to celebrate the legacy of these pioneers of social entertainment than through Facebook," said Paramount Digital Entertainment president Thomas Lesinski.

Jackass movies can be rented individually using Facebook Credits and viewed for up to 48 hours. While watching through Facebook, consumers will have full control over their movie viewing experience. They can choose to watch in full screen, pause the movie, leave Facebook and resume playing when logged back in.

Jackass The Movie, Jackass 2 and Jackass 2.5 can each be purchased for 30 Facebook Credits ($2.99). Recently released movies Jackass 3 and Jackass 3.5 are available for purchase for 40 Facebook Credits ($3.99). This offering is currently only available to consumers in the United States. The Jackass movies are rated R and can only be rented by Facebook users who are at least 17 years old.

Paramount Pictures is also launching a Jackass ClipApp, a fully customizable application that allows fans to search over 100 pre-selected scenes from all five movies, create custom clips and edit how they are linked together for a personalized Jackass experience. Clips can be shared by users with their friends on Facebook and other social sites. The Jackass ClipApp is free and available in the United States giving fans the ability to combine together their favorite Jackass experience and share it with friends through Facebook Platform.

"The great thing about Jackass ClipApp is that there’s a stunt, joke or type of humor for every fan to find, clip and share with their friends using the Jackass ClipApp. ClipApp is designed to give fans the maximum amount of creativity in combining their favorite Jackass moments from all the movies to share with their friends," added Paramount Digital Entertainment vice president of product development Geremie Camara.