What are the best Showbox alternatives?

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    Free Trial

    #1Netflix

    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

    Joe Hart
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Still the undisputed video streaming giant of all time. Nothing can come close to the superiority of Netflix. I've had it for 3 years now and its catalog of movies, TV shows, and originals is unparalleled. So many excellent shows to choose from: Stranger Things, Mad Men, Orange is the New Black, Lucifer, etc. Personally, I would never support illegal streaming apps like Showbox, PlayBox and Cinema APK because I have respect for the diligence and hard work of people who work in the entertainment industry. AND SO SHOULD YOU. 👉"
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    #2Cinema APK

    Cinema APK

    Cinema APK is a free video streaming app available on Android and online media players like Amazon Firestick, Kodi, Roku, & Nvidia Shield and Smart TVs. It is formally called Cinema HD or HDMovies. Cinema APK offers HD quality TV shows and movies. 

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Roy Burke
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "For those who can't afford Netflix or Hulu (or are just plain stingy like me), Cinema APK is an excellent movie app for streaming. Its catalogue is constantly updated so you can watch the latest films in HD. You wouldn't be able to find it on Play Store since it's an APK file but it isn't hard to find, download and install. Hypocrites who claim that they've never watched a bootleg movie ever, back off! "
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    #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

    Benjamin Phillips
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "A good streaming app that's FREE. The downside is you have to watch lengthy ads and the videos are grainy. But who cares? It's FREE! There are not a lot of movies per se, but who am I to complain if it's FREE? Download it and give it a shot. It's definitely no Netflix, but it's FREE!!! 🤣"
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    #4CotoMovies

    CotoMovies

    CotoMovies is a free TV show and movie streaming app available for iOS and Android. Cotomovies offers a wide selection of content in HD quality format. The videos can be downloaded for viewing offline and has subtitles and language options. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Brittany Carter
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Everything's in HD. No need to pay. What's not to love? If what you're looking for is not here, try Showbox or Popcorn Time. 😏😜😂"
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    Free Trial

    #5Stremio

    Stremio
    Stremio is a video streaming aggregator that lets you watch, organize and discover movies, TV series and video channels. The content is compiled by an add-on system that provides streams from Netflix, iTunes, HBO, YouTube, Twitch and other services.
    Apps

    iOS, Android, Windows, Mac, Linux

    $75- Free download

    Wang Ren
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "This is not a streaming app. It's an aggregator. It gives you options on where to watch movies and TV shows that you search. Usually, Netflix, iTunes, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play and Crackle come up. Plus, it has a live TV stream feature. Cool app! "
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    #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

    Rodrigo Espinosa
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Why have Hulu? GAME OF THRONES!!! I don't have cable TV but that's the only show I watch. I already have HBO Now which at $15 per month isn't bad. With Hulu, I can stream GoT. Plus, I can watch tons of other movies and complete TV series. Nothing against Netflix, but it doesn't have GoT. "
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    #7Kodi

    Kodi
    Kodi is a free and open-source media player that allows users to easily access digital media all through a user-friendly package. This is an open source and free-to-use player that is customizable and it runs on a wide variety of devices.
    Software

    Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Linux

    Free

    Alejandra Venegas
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "Kodi is a great software that assembles all your favorite sites and apps for streaming and entertainment, both legal and illegal. Kodi itself isn't illegal, so you need not worry your a** off if you download it. Perhaps choose the apps that you're gonna include. You can customize it anyway. It's a great one-stop hub for all your entertainment needs. "
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    #8Viewster

    Viewster

    Viewster is a free entertainment app that contains a catalog of movies, television series, anime, gaming series, documentaries, and more. It is compatible with iOS and Android devices as well as Smart TV, Chromecast, and Apple TV. 

    Websites

    Free

    Shirley Yang
    Written on May 2, 2019
    "This dumb app keeps crashing! Wouldn't even let me sign up. It also says it has no content. I would have wanted to watch anime in it. A big pile of 💩. "

Summary

Best What are the best Showbox alternatives
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1NetflixStreaming Services 21 Paid
2Cinema APKApps 13 Free
3Sony Crackle Websites 9 Free
4CotoMoviesApps 3 Free
5StremioApps 3 Paid
6HuluWebsites 2 Paid
7KodiSoftware 1 Free
8ViewsterWebsites 1 Free
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