Choose the best movie app for your Android phone

Choose the best movie app for your Android phone

Watching movies in big screens is certainly great for a night out. But now that you have your Android smartphone on your hand, you can have movie time on the go, anywhere and any time you like!

Here are some of the free movie apps for Android that will help you enjoy your movies at your comfort.

1. Netflix


Netflix comes free as part of your Netflix subscription. With the Netflix membership you get access to a lot of TV shows and movies.

With the Netflix app on your Android phone, you can watch them all from your phone. You can watch any number of them at any time and any number of times.

You have the ability to browse through the titles for movies and TV shows and you can also search for your favourite titles.

Download Netflix for Android here.

2. Movies by Flixster

Movies by Flixster
Flixster is a very popular app and it has got some nice reviews by PCWorld and PCMag. You can have your own collection of movies (Ultraviolet). You can not only stream movies but you can also download movies to your collection.

You can browse through movies that are opening soon, as well as top box office movies. Not just that, you can also create your own wishlist of movies!

You can watch trailers of movies and also get the reviews from Rotten Tomatoes.

As a cool addition, the app also integrates with Google Voice Search, so you can search your favourite movies with your voice too!

3. Crackle – Movies & TV

Crackle - Movies & TV

This is also a quite popular app that has received many awards and donors. With this app you can watch thousands of movies, TV shows, anime and original movies and series created by Crackle itself.

Crackle creates watch lists for you or you can create your own watch lists to watch your favourite movies and TV shows at your leisure.

Check out Crackle here.

4. Redbox


Although you can’t watch full length movies in Redbox, this app will give you a new experience if you are into rentals.

You can search for movies by names, genre etc. and watch the trailers.

You can enable push notifications with this app and get promo codes for 1 day DVD rentals.

You can locate a box near you to find out what DVDs you are available for rent and reserve the one you want so you can pick it up later that day.

Check out Redbox here.

5. Flipps TV


Flipps mainly focuses on News and TV shows, but you can also watch both free and premium movies using this app.

The app allows you to connect to your TV (detects your TV; supports some major brands) and lets you play your fav show or movie on the TV.

Most of the features of the app are focused on connecting to your TV.  You can search any internet video or video on Youtube and play it on your TV.

Check out Flipps here!

6. Free Movies


As the name says, you can watch free movies! The app connects to the database of free movies of all genres that you can watch.

The app connects to the movie database via the browser. You don’t need flash player or other technology on your phone to be able to watch movies via this app since this app plays movies using HTML5 technology.

Check out free movies app here.

7. Viewster

You can watch lots of movies, TV shows and anime via this app. New movies and TV shows are uploaded every week.

With the app you can get to watch some of the rare and original movies, documentaries and TV shows. The community is quite big and with the app you can become a part of it – they even host a film fest (Viewster Online File Fest) and you can participate by voting.

You can also get free instant access to their officially licensed content. Check out Viewster here.

8. IMDB Movies & TV

IMDB Movies & TV
You know IMDB, right? So although you can’t watch full length movies on this app, you get to watch anything related to the movie and decide whether a particular movie is worth it or not.

You get to watch/view the trailers, critics, reviews, quotes, trivia about the movie. You can also rate the movies and TV shows by logging in via your IMDB account or your Facebook account.

You can get to know about upcoming movies, showtimes at your locality, the timing of your favourite TV shows (in your zone), recaps of TV shows from previous night in case you missed it, and much more!

Check out IMDB app here.

9. BigStar Movies

BigStar Movies
This app is not for Hollywood movies. And this app operates on a freemium model. You can watch hundreds of titles for free.

But with a $4.99/month premium plan, you get access to thousands of titles.

Check out Big Star Movies here.

10. Disney Movies Anywhere

Disney Movies Anywhere
This app is exclusively for Disney movie lovers. You can either watch the movies online, or download them and watch it without the internet connection.

You can watch eligible Disney content for free or purchase them from participating partners (and connect the partner account to watch the movie you purchased).

This app is open for anyone living in the U.S. and is 13+.

Check out Disney Movies Anywhere here!

Hope you will be able to choose your favourite movie app for your Android phone from this list.

Let me know which one turns out to be your favourite and why. Also please suggest any new additions (free movie apps for Android) by leaving a comment below!

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