What are the best apps to watch first-run movies?

asked by Charlie Dean
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  1. 13

    #1Popcornflix

    Popcornflix

    Launched in March 2011 by Screen Media Ventures, Popcornflix is an online streaming platform offering free, ad-supported videos. It lets its users watch a variety of shows across different genres such as drama, action, romance, etc.

    Websites

    Free

    Timothy Roberts
    Written on December 8, 2017
    "This free app allowed me to watch a bunch of movies and TV shows for free, all on my phone. It was amazing and I cannot believe that it's free! "
  2. 9

    #2Tubi TV

    Tubi TV

    Tubi TV is an entertainment web application that lets you watch popular movies and TV series. You can stream content in full HD and watch videos on your smart device. The service is free but it is ad-supported.

    Websites

    Free

    Anna Chapman
    Written on December 14, 2017
    "Tubi TV was on my google play and it looked interesting so I tried it. It is great, its free and it has high quality movies. I do prefer netflix and hulu so I will keep them as well, but Tubi TV cant compare since its free. There are ads, but they are not excessive. I think they will grow and become more popular, and then more content will be available..great app"
  3. 7

    #3Sony 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

    Ruth Medina
    Written on December 20, 2017
    "This iTune's app helps simplify organizing your Crackle movie collection. With this app your movies and Crackle favorites are rotated in a clear simple much easier setup to make your viewing collection more enjoyable."
  1. 5
    Free Trial

    #4Netflix

    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.

    Websites

    $8.99- $15.99

    Michelle Morris
    Written on December 19, 2017
    "I've had this app on my phone for a while now but I haven't really had an opportunity to test it out to its fullest. I keep trying to watch videos with some of my guy friends but I always get distracted. For reasons I won't go into this just isn't the best app to use if you're trying to just chill at home for an evening."
  2. 5
    Free Trial

    #5Starz

    Starz

    Starz is a premium cable network and video streaming platform owned by Lionsgate. Their service offers a variety of original series, latest movies, and other fan favorites. Users can stream wherever, be it in a computer, smartphone, or tablet. 


    Websites

    $8.99- 1 month

    Bruce Allen
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "Starz has a decent variety of movies to stream. You'll find some great classics as well as some pretty good new release movies to check out."
  3. 2

    #6Hulu

    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

    Hu Dong
    Written on December 17, 2017
    "Hulu has a lot of first-run films that you can't find anywhere else. I'm always a little surprised by their selection. It doesn't have everything, but this and other streaming media apps compliment each other pretty well."
  4. 0

    #7Fan TV

    Fan TV
    Browse over one million moves and TV shows on Fan TV and watch them on live TV and the most popular streaming services, like Hulu, Netflix, HBO or  Amazon.

    *NO LONGER AVAILABLE*

    Apps

    Divya Rathore
    Written on December 10, 2017
    "there is a variety of moves and tv shows on Fan. you will love this app and will be entatained."

Summary

Best What are the best apps to watch first-run movies
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1PopcornflixWebsites 13 Free
2Tubi TVWebsites 9 Free
3Sony Crackle Websites 7 Free
4NetflixWebsites 5 Paid
5StarzWebsites 5 Paid
6HuluWebsites 2 Paid
7Fan TVApps 0 Paid
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