A number of us love to watch movies, at the comfort of our homes. The weekend movies on TV have way too many ad – breaks. Downloading illegal movie torrents might end up harming your computer. Well, we have a solution for that.
Did you know that you can watch and download movies legally? Here is a list of sites on which you can watch movies legally.
Netflix was introduced in India, in January last year. It is an online streaming service that allows you to watch TV shows, films, and documentaries on your mobile, PC, smart TV, game console or tablet. You can watch unlimited content. New movies and shows are added to the list of contents every month. The site offers three membership plans- Basic, Standard and Premium. You can avail a 30 day free trial, before subscribing. Netflix is popular throughout the world.
Amazon Prime Video
Amazon Prime Video is a product of Amazon. You can watch TV shows, movies and Amazon originals on Amazon Prime Video. The videos can be streamed on your mobile, TV or tablet. This site offers a wide selection of movies. You have the option to download videos and watch them offline. The subscription is currently 499 rupees per year. It is an introductory offer. There is no cap on the number of movies you watch. The company offers a free trial period of 30 days. Signing up for Amazon Prime, gives you access to other benefits on Amazon India.
Public Domain Torrents
If you are a lover of classic old movies, you should head straight to Public Domain Torrents. The website has a number of movies that do not fall under any kind of copyright, which means they are in the public domain, and can be downloaded legally. You can download and watch these movies. The films are available in optimised versions that can be viewed on mobiles.
It is owned by Reliance Entertainment. It introduced movies on demand, in India. It is ad-free, and runs on the subscription fees paid by the users. The subscription fee begins at 49 rupees. Users can stream and download movies. This portal offers more than 2000 movies, reviews and trailers. All genres of movies are featured on Big Flix. You can watch Hindi, Telugu, English, Malayalam, or Bengali movies.
The movies can be watched on a computer, tablet or mobile. You can also start watching on a particular device, and simply switch to another device mid-way. The best part is that ads do not pop-up while watching movies.
It is an online portal that lists web shows, English movies, and TV shows. It was initially called “Grouper”, and has been around for 17 years. It was re-purposed, and renamed Crackle in 2007. This portal is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. It is accessible on mobiles, and set-top boxes. Once you create an account, you can create a watchlist. Crackle recommends movies to watch based on your likes. The contents in Crackle are refreshed, every month. The key genres available on this portal are action, comedy, drama, crime, science fiction, and horror.
This portal contains materials such as films, stand-up comedy shows, TV shows and all other media content that come under the public domain. This portal collects all the media content available on the web, and lists it one place. Independent movies makers approach this portal to list their content. You can pick your favorite category, and browse through the videos available in that category.
Popcornflix is an interesting name. It has a number of free videos that are supported by ads. The portal features movies and webisodes. It is owned by Screen Media Ventures. This company distributes TV shows and movies. You will find popular titles on Popcorn Flix.
If you are a lover of documentaries, and have run out of thoughtful and insightful movies to watch, turn to WatchDocumentary.tv. The documentaries are sorted under Art, Business, Comedy, Biography, Crime, Drugs, Economics, Environment, and a number of other categories.
The catalog is enormous, and this site is worth taking a look at. The collection is made up of wonderful, eye-opening, controversial, and insightful movies.
The Internet Archive
The Internet Archive is a non-profit digital library that provides free digital content including music, software applications, games, videos, books anda large collection of classic movies. Their mission is to provide universal access to knowledge. It is an indispensable resource that is user friendly. It allows users to upload, and download content.
Vimeo is a popular portal. It was founded by a bunch of filmmakers in 2004 to share their work with the public. You can find everything from documentaries to fiction on Vimeo. You can download the Vimeo mobile app and stream your favourite movies on your mobile. You can also directly stream the movies on your TV through Xbox, Chromecast, or Apple TV.
The organization is run by the government of India It has been producing movies, documentaries, and short films since 1948. They have an archive of more than 8000 titles. A few movies are listed on their website, which can be downloaded. The movies are priced nominally. You will be able to find rare movies on the Films Divisions website.
You can stream documentary films in this portal. It is absolutely free and no registration is required. You can watch trailers before you decide to download the movies. The site runs on ads and donation. This portal has a collection of entertaining, thought-provoking and controversial documentaries.
A lot of us use torrents to download movies. Most of the torrents are neither legit nor legal. If you use BitTorrent to download movies, go to www.ClearBits.net to make the selection. This website will direct you to content that is legal to download.
Our country’s favourite portal is YouTube. It is the world’s largest video-sharing portal. It has a number of full-length movies that can be watched for free.