What are the best apps for movie and tv show lovers?

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    #1IMDb

    IMDb

    IMDb Movies & TV is a website with a vast collection of contents for movies, TV shows, celebrities, movie and TV quotations, and reviews. Users can add shows in their watchlist, rate them and receive updates.

    Websites

    Free

    Samantha Castro
    Written on December 4, 2017
    "I am not a hardcore tv show or movie buff, but I like to keep up to date on what kind of shows or movies are currently out. With this app, I can do just that and even read other reviews or comments to see if I actually want to see it in the theater or wait until it comes out on DVD or tv. I even like that I can see past movies or tv shows that I haven't seen or even thought about watching."
  2. 18
    Free Trial

    #2Netflix

    Netflix

    Netflix is a video-on-demand platform where you can watch movies and TV shows and start streaming from your Windows or Mac computer, smart devices such as smartphones and tablets as well as on your home gaming consoles.

    Streaming Services

    Varies by Plan

    Kelly Chapman
    Written on December 5, 2017
    "Netflix is a got to in my house. My whole family uses it. My kids even use it on their tablets. We use it for movies, tv shows, and games. Perfect for when we go on vacation and we are in the car for a long time."
  3. 16
    Free Trial

    #3Viki

    Viki

    Viki is a streaming service that offers access to a full catalog of Korean, Chinese, Taiwanese and Japanese dramas and various TV shows. All the movies and shows come with subtitles in different languages depending on your preference.

    Websites

    $4.17- 1 month

    Ethan McDonald
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "As a movie and tv show lover I like trying good apps to pass time at work. I have been using Viki. It has all my native shows in one place. I really enjoy seeing these because they are not widely available where I currently live and work. It is the best one for me."
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    #4Hulu

    Hulu

    Hulu is a video-on-demand service offering a huge catalog of exclusive programs, Hulu originals, and many more. It launched its live television streaming service in 2017, but currently, it is only available in the United States and Japan.

    Websites

    $5.99- Varies by plan

    Muhammad Mittal
    Written on December 1, 2017
    "I wanted to watch Family Guy. I know, immature. I downloaded Hulu and I had to sign in with Google to verify my location. I don't know why honestly and I didn't like how obtrusive it was, so I went somewhere else."
  2. 8

    #5Flixster

    Flixster

    Flixster is an entertainment app where users can find the latest news, discover movies, watch trailers, read movie reviews, and so much more! Users can also buy tickets for the movies that they want to watch on cinemas.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Joseph Mendoza
    Written on November 28, 2017
    "Flixster used to be a very good app for movie lovers. After the redesign of the APP usability really plummeted. You used to be able to see dozens of moves listed at once and now its at max 3 movies with very large pictures. Flixster search also does not work for all movies, and even if you search for the movie name it does not show up in the results. "
  3. 6

    #6Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle

    Sony Crackle is an over-the-top service of Sony Pictures Entertainment. It offers movies, TV series, and original content. It's available in 21 countries and accessible on devices like smartphones, smart TVs, computers, and gaming consoles.

    Websites

    Free

    Alexander Hernandez
    Written on December 11, 2017
    "I travel a lot now so I don't get to watch the shows that I used to. I came on here looking for the best apps for movie and tv show lovers so I could watch them on my tablet. I was given Crackle as a solution. So far I love it!"
  4. 6

    #7Movie Genie

    Movie Genie

    Movie Genie is an app that will help you through suggesting movies for you. Set your preferences and get a list of movies that match your criteria. 


    Apps

    Android

    Free

    George Wagner
    Written on December 9, 2017
    "Movie Genie is a pretty good app that will suggest movies for you to watch. It's based on different criteria about you. It mostly gives out good choices."
  5. 0

    #8FandangoNOW

    FandangoNOW

    Fandango is a website that brings users movies and TV shows in their own homes. With a collection of over 50,000 titles, users can buy or rent, as well as stream and download content anytime, anywhere.

    Websites

    Varies by plan

    Christina Thompson
    Written on November 20, 2018
    "I love Fandango a lot but lets face it I really don't ever need to tickets online. If i go to the movies, which is rare, I buy the tickets at the cinema. Therefore this is useless to me other than to see what is playing near me."

Summary

Best What are the best apps for movie and tv show lovers
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1IMDbWebsites 22 Free
2NetflixStreaming Services 18 Paid
3VikiWebsites 16 Paid
4HuluWebsites 14 Paid
5FlixsterApps 8 Free
6Sony Crackle Websites 6 Free
7Movie GenieApps 6 Free
8FandangoNOW Websites 0 Free
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