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Google Play Handing Out Free Copies of “Elf” in Standard Definition

Head on over to Google Play to pick up a free copy of Will Ferrel’s Christmas movie, Elf. Would be nice if Google decided to give away a new movie each day until Christmas, but we shall see what happens. And for those of you that care, only the standard definition is available for free.

Go grab it by following the link below!

Play Link

Cheers everyone who sent this in!
  • Xerius Xavier

    US only. Sigh.

  • Xiria Seven

    Who watches stuff in SD anymore?!

  • Mojor Izin

    first movie that i’ve “bought” from google play, and it basically said i have to watch in youtube and had to switch account i was signed into youtube with and it was SD quality….how do i actually get the avi, mp4, mkv file so i can watch it where i want to?

  • ETPhoneHomeT

    SD version looks fine on my Moto X and also just watched the entire movie on my Panasonic 55″ plasma HDTV using my Chromecast and it was perfectly acceptable. HD would certainly be better, but free is always good! Thanks Google!

  • ThatGuyYouKnow

    Eh, no thanks google. You’d have to pay me to download Elf, then i’d do it grudgingly with a pained expression on my face.

  • Ryan

    When I hear “Standard Def”, I think DVD quality. This definitely not DVD quality…

    • Ryan

      Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining about free things, but I have to say that I’d be disappointed if I bought something in standard def quality and this was the result

    • r0l

      That’s why $5 for HD was no brainer for me.

  • Benjamin

    I clicked on the SD copy for free. I have since decided I want to pay the little bit of money since it is on sale and get the HD but it is no longer an option. How would I do that?

    • ReturnOfTheMack

      Same here. I cant seem to find the option.

  • Merrin Thomas

    i cant load it on my phone

  • T4rd

    Damn, I never noticed how jacked up Will Ferrel’s teeth are! You’d think he’d get that fixed, hah.

    • sirmeili

      Most people never get misalignments in their lower teeth fixed. Normally they only do the top which is the part that you see when you smile (Unless you’re one of those weird open mouth smilers 😛 )

      • T4rd

        My bottom teeth actually looked similar to his until I got braces in high school, heh. I’ve never seen anyone only get braces for their top teeth.

        • sirmeili

          Ok, I guess then that most people don’t just get bottom teeth fixed if their top teeth are fine. I know a lot of people with perfectly fine top teeth, but bottom teeth like Will Farrel’s. I guess I always assumed they just got braces on their top.

          My brother for instance has crowding in his bottom teeth, but none in his top, so he never got braces.

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  • Matthew

    “Sorry! Movies on Google Play is not available in your country yet.We’re working to bring the content you love to more countries as quickly as possible.
    Please check back again soon.” Google WHY?!

  • sodsavage

    Random question… if you have already purchased a movie in SD but want the HD version can you upgrade? I’ve looked for this option before but have never been able to figure it out.

    • YoMamma

      I was wondering the same thing. Maybe the HD version scales down to SD as needed…? No idea.

    • ashwinskn

      Yes you can. By paying a bit extra

  • Aardvark99

    Looks decent enough in SD on my phone… you know for free and all…

  • Danny

    Saw this today in class!

  • Mayoo

    Looks like Canada has not been nice this year. (Not available)

    • T4rd

      You’re lucky Google even gives you Play Store access!
      Damn Canadians… =p

  • subiedude85

    Standard Def works for me, I’m just a standard kind of guy. It’s just not Christmas without this or “A Christmas Story”.

    • Thomas

      It’s not Christmas w/o Christmas Vacation 🙂

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  • turdbogls

    “have you seen these toilets? They are GINORMOUS!”

  • Alejandro Gonzalez Camarena

    As always with Google, US only.

    • fallsgable

      wait…US only??…or THEM only?

      • Alejandro Gonzalez Camarena

        For the fine peeps in the territories within the United States

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  • nycebo

    No, it’s the world’s BEST cup of coffee.

    • Robert Macri

      Congratulations, YOU DID IT!

  • Thomas

    Thanks Google, you shouldn’t have 🙂

  • Corey Foltman

    Cotton Headed Ninny Muggins

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  • Drooblz

    Buddy the elf, what’s your favorite color?

    • Rodeojones000

      This is my Christmastime email notification.

  • Adam Truelove

    You’d have to pay me to watch anything in SD.

    • Adrynalyne

      Then buy it. Nobody is stopping you 😉

      I guess the DVD age really sucked for you .

    • Big_EZ

      The HD version is on sale also.

  • Blue Sun

    Already downloaded! Looking forward to watching this on my coast to coast flight.

    • Ray Gray

      Same here

  • Michael Germany

    And you smell like meat & cheese

    • Mark Faustino

      I could be mistaken, but I believe it’s “beef and cheese”

      • Michael Germany

        Ahhhh yes you are correct sir. Good line none the less.

  • Bob G

    Say elf one more time!

    • Fresh2infinity

      he’s a mean little ELF!

      • Corey Foltman

        must be a south pole elf

        • CHRIS42060

          Hey, jackweed, I get more action in a week than you’ve had in your entire life.

  • BTLS

    I’ll call you in 5 minutes!

    • Adam Truelove

      I tuned the piano!

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    You sit on a throne of lies.

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    But but I haz lotz of pixelz