10 Netflix Alternatives to Watch Tv Shows & Movies

Stream unlimited movies (and some TV, too) without paying a dime. Here's the scoop on Crackle, IMDb TV, Peacock, Pluto, and more.

Here are 10 services that offer totally free, totally legal movies you can watch on smart TVs, media streamers and mobile devices.  

Sony Crackle is an ad-supported streaming service, that offers both movies and TV shows -- including some original content and web series. 

Crackle

This streaming service, formerly known as FreeDrive, is part of IMDb, the Internet Movie Database, which is owned by Amazon.

IMDb TV

Got a library card? Check to see if your library has partnered with Hoopla. This digital-media service allows you to check out all kinds of stuff 

Hoopla

The Internet Archive is home to all things public domain, including thousands of feature-length movies. 

Internet Archive

If your library doesn't offer Hoopla, maybe it has Kanopy? This commercial-free (yay!) service, 

Kanopy

A newcomer to this list, Peacock is NBC's streaming service -- and its free tier is surprisingly generous, 

Peacock

Pluto began life as a live streaming service that offered multiple "channels" of content

Pluto TV

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