Is Silk Road on Netflix? Here’s where to watch the 2021 movie directed by Tiller Russell. Where is it available to stream?
Last year ushered in yet another decade of cinema and there were a wealth of exciting titles from lauded filmmakers to celebrate, with new movies from the likes of Christopher Nolan (Tenet), David Fincher (Mank) and more.
So far, we have already seen the release of notable efforts like Malcolm & Marie and The White Tiger.
On the other hand, one of the latest to attract attention is Silk Road, part in thanks to director Tiller Russell speaking about it on The Joe Rogan Experience (#1614), available from Wednesday, March 3rd.
On the podcast he addressed the true story behind the film, which explores the capture of darknet market website creator, Ross Ulbricht (played by Nick Robinson).
After hearing Joe and Tiller discussing the project, you can head and check it out. But, is Silk Road on Netflix? Here’s where to watch the 2021 movie…
Is Silk Road on Netflix? Where to watch
- No, Silk Road is not currently on Netflix. It is available to stream via rental or purchase on Amazon Prime Video in the United States.
It is also available through Google Play Movies.
The film was released on Friday, February 19th 2021 and the Amazon Prime Video Rental price is $5.99 (HD) while the purchase price is $9.99. It is not available to stream for free anywhere yet.
If you’re in the UK, you can look forward to a release date soon, as it’s confirmed to arrive on Monday, March 22nd 2021. However, you could alternatively use a VPN and change your location in order to access the movie on Amazon US.
Silk Road (2021) movie cast
Listed below, we have the Silk Road (2021) cast members:
- Jason Clarke as Richard “Rick” Bowden
- Nick Robinson as Ross Ulbricht
- Alexandra Shipp as Julia Vie
- Jimmi Simpson as Chris Talbert
- Paul Walter Hauser as Curtis Clark Green
- Darrell Britt-Gibson as Rayford
- Katie Aselton as Sandy Bowden
- Lexi Rabe as Edie Bowden
- Daniel David Stewart as Max
- Will Ropp as Shields
Tiller Russell on Silk Road
Speaking with Script Magazine, Tiller explained his belief that Ross’ operation was “visionary genius… regardless of what end it was used for.”
When the interviewer asked how certain criminal details influenced his opinion of Ross, he clarified:
“It’s not that I admire him or that I support his actions. It’s that I’m fascinated by his character. My job as a writer and as a storyteller is not to pass judgment one way or another. My job is to enter into and understand the characters from within, and it’s the inherent conflict within each of them that makes them so fascinating to me. On one hand, Ross is a dreamer and a visionary. On the other hand, he’s a gangster who’s reportedly ordering hits.”
He added: “Whether or not the hits actually happened, and whether or not he was entrapped into them, you have to argue the intention once you’re willing to cross that line. So, for me, it’s not a question of moral approbation or condemnation…”
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