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Although the comedy is still in theaters, American Fiction — which is nominated for five Academy Awards, including best picture, best adapted screenplay and best actor for Jeffery Wright — is now available to watch on demand at home.
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Where to Stream American Fiction Online
Distributed by Orion Pictures (via Amazon MGM Studios), American Fiction is expected to stream on Prime Video or MGM+ after its current theatrical run is over. Although parent company Amazon has yet to announce a streaming release date, most Amazon MGM Studios films — like Saltburn, Bottoms and Creed III — were available to stream on Prime Video or MGM+ between three and four months after their theatrical debut. You’ll likely be able to stream American Fiction on one of these streaming services sometime in April or May.
In the meantime, American Fiction in 4K Ultra HD is available digitally to buy for $20 on Prime Video, Apple TV and other video-on-demand platforms. Tickets to see the film in theaters are still available at Fandango.com and elsewhere.
Where to Buy the Novel On Which American Fiction Is Based
American Fiction is based on Erasure: A Novel by Percival Everett. It was first published in 2001. The book is available as a paperback for $13 (reg. $17), as a Kindle ebook for $10, as an unabridged audiobook for $15 (reg. $17) or a free Audible audiobook for members at Amazon.
'Erasure: A Novel' by Percival Everett
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Written and directed for the screen by Cord Jefferson, American Fiction follows Dr. Thelonious “Monk” Ellison, a struggling novelist who’s fed up with the literary establishment. However, after using a pseudonym to write a fake book full of racial stereotypes, Ellison accidentally finds wild success and a very coveted movie deal.
The film also stars Tracee Ellis Ross, John Ortiz, Erika Alexander, Leslie Uggams, Adam Brody, Issa Rae, Sterling K. Brown and others.
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