How to Watch Hired Gun 2016 Online in The UK

Released: 2016

Rated: Not Rated

7.2/10

Updated: 6th Dec, 2021
Genres: Documentary, Music
Director: Fran Strine

The cast of Hired Gun

John 5, Kenny Aronoff, Corey Britz, Kara Britz

What is Hired Gun about?

Session Aces. Keepers of Time. Vocalists. Composers. The sidemen and sidewomen who play the riffs and fills we imitate in the air. When we turn up the radio, chances are we are listening to one of these players. A-listers have them on speed dial. International tour or recording session, who're they gonna call? A "Hired Gun." This feature length one-off documentary introduces the prolific musicians who are virtually unknown to the public. Billy Joel, Whitesnake, P!NK and Metallica are synonymous with their own artistry and success, but who is responsible for their instrumental solos? Who tours with them live? It is the consummate side players who kill it show after show, often playing circles around the actual band members. In "Hired Gun," viewers learn the firsthand stories from individuals who have mastered their craft and perform on the world's biggest stages. This film details the highs and lows of touring life, the demands of hectic session schedules, and the dedication required to make dreams a reality. The unsung stories of these heroes are now brought to the screen. "Hired Gun" explores the creative process and sound of the best permanently on-call musicians in the world. Some have been constantly undervalued and face the wreckage of a failed career. Some remain in demand, happy to be playing, singing, and songwriting in relative obscurity and supporting the star. Some step into the spotlight and become leaders in their own band.

Where to watch Hired Gun


Streaming on Amazon Prime Video

Amazon Prime Video is one of the most popular streaming platforms in the UK, with a broad range of TV Shows, Movies and documentaries. Prime has also recently moved in to live sports, giving customers the option of streaming Premier League football and Rugby Union Internationals.

Got a question about Amazon Prime?

Amazon pretty much built its popularity in the UK around shows like The Grand Tour, Vikings and Good Omens. But the addition of Live sports like the Premier League, International Rugby and Tennis mean it has become much more than that.
Amazon Prime can be added to your bill whether you’re a Sky, BT or Virgin customer.
If you’re a sports fan then Amazon wins hands down. Both providers have a fantastic selection of TV Shows and Films, and in this respect, it’s tough to separate them!

Benefits

  • Short and Long term contracts
  • Ultra 4K option
  • Stream on multiple devices at once
  • Stream TV Series, Movies and Live Sports

Streaming on Chili

Chili is the new kid on the block who puts a different spin on streaming. They are an European company that offers something more than the regular shows and movies. Their subscribers also gain access to merchandise and other cool collectibles.

Got a question about Chili?

Yes. You can stream content from the platform on TVs manufactured from 2013 onwards: Samsung, Sony, Sharp, and other big brands.
Yes. With a single click you can own some of your favourite movie and tv merchandise. The platform has an e-store that stocks the merchandise.
When a subscriber rents content, they have 28 days after which it expires. When they buy content, there is no time limit.

Benefits

  • An impressive catalogue of movies and shows available for a lifetime.
  • No subscription charges. Only pay for what you watch.
  • Order and own Blu Rays and DVDs
  • Stream simultaneously on up to 5 devices.