How to watch Compliance, the Don’t Pick Up The Phone movie

A still from 2012's Compliance, based on the same case as Don't Pick Up The PhoneMagnolia Pictures

Is Compliance on Netflix or Amazon Prime? After the release of Don’t Pick Up The Phone, where you can you watch and stream the movie based on the infamous case?

Don’t Pick Up The Phone is a new documentary series on Netflix, following the “investigation into a hoax caller who talked managers into strip-searching employees at fast food businesses across the US.”

The strip search hoax call scam stretched across 12 years, culminating in an incident in 2004 in Mount Washington, Kentucky. You can read more about the true story here.

The case led to Compliance, a 2012 movie closely based on the real-life incident – with Don’t Pick Up The Phone out now, viewers may be trying to find it, so here’s where you can watch and stream it.

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How to watch Compliance – is the movie on streaming?

In the US, Compliance is available to stream on Amazon Prime Video and Hulu. You can also purchase or rent the movie via on-demand platforms.

In the UK, Compliance isn’t available to stream on any platform, including Netflix and Prime, but you can buy or rent the movie via Amazon, Apple TV, or Sky Store. It’s also available on DVD and Blu-ray.

You can watch the trailer for Compliance below:

The movie doesn’t use any of the names of those involved in the incident, following the manager of a “ChickWich” fast food restaurant who receives a call from someone identifying himself as Officer Daniels, who convinces her to strip search an innocent employee, among other abusive acts.

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It stars Ann Dowd as Sandra, Dreama Walker as Becky, Bill Camp as Sandra’s fiancé Van, and Pat Healy as the caller behind the hoax call.

The movie has an 89% score on Rotten Tomatoes, billed as a “ripped-from-the-headlines thriller that’s equal parts gripping and disturbing.”

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