The Best 4K Movies to Stream on SHIELD TV

By William O'Neal - Wed, Apr 26, 2017

So you finally got a 4K TV and an NVIDIA SHIELD and want to know which movies take full advantage of all of that tech? That’s where the SHIELD team comes in. Whether you use Google Play Movies & TV, Amazon Video, Netflix, Vudu, Ultraflix, or all five, we break down the best movies on each service to find all of the best 4K content.

Google Play Movies & TV

With the Google Play Movies & TV app, SHIELD users can watch an ever-growing list of 4k movies purchased or rented on Google Play. Below are a few of our favorites:

  • The Hangover
  • Talladega Nights
  • Moneyball
  • Selma
  • Star Trek

Amazon Video

Amazon’s 4K library is growing every day. Here are our favorite movies to stream in 4K with Amazon Video:

  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon
  • Captain Phillips
  • The Martian
  • The Amazing Spider Man
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • This is the End
  • The Fifth Element


Netflix is easily the king of 4K content. Not only do they offer many of their original programs in 4K, but they boast a solid lineup of 4K movies. Here are some of our favorites:

  • Jerry McGuire
  • Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon


The VUDU for SHIELD Android TV app is rapidly becoming one of the most popular streaming apps on SHIELD. And the many reasons why should come as no surprise: From an ever-growing list of 4K content to the ease and simplicity of not having to pay monthly fees, VUDU is proving to be a viable alternative to other VoD (video-on-demand) services. Here’s some of the best 4K content on Vudu.

  • Jason Bourne
  • Arrival
  • Mad Max: Fury Road
  • The Magnificent Seven
  • Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
  • Suicide Squad
  • The Accountant


Offering a massive library of 4K Ultra HD content, UltraFlix boasts more than 600 hours of 4K Ultra HD Video on Demand content. While much of the content comes with a rental fee, they also have more than 100 hours of free content.

  • RoboCop
  • The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly
  • Interstellar
  • IP Man
  • Fargo
  • Rocky

If you don’t already own an NVIDIA SHIELD TV, run out and grab one today. And while you’re at it, make sure to talk to us on Twitter and let us know which movies you’re watching.

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