Monthly Archives: February 2014

Amazon Instant Video Currently Unavailable – What Does It Mean?

Please see this more recent post, My Amazon Video Disappeared!, for information about cases where you’re sure you’ve bought a given Amazon Video, but it’s not showing up in your digital video library. This post is dated 2/6/14. Amazon’s policies and processes described here are accurate as of that date, but subject to change at any time in the future. While browsing the Amazon Instant Video store, you may sometimes come across a video that doesn’t have any buy or rent buttons available, and is marked, “This movie is currently unavailable.” If it’s a movie you don’t already own in Instant Video format, you probably just gave a disappointed sigh and moved on to the next movie. But the first time this happened to me, on an Amazon Instant Video I’d previously purchased, I immediately rushed to my Instant Video library to make sure my purchased copy was still there. And…