7 Best Android apps to watch movies and TV shows free legally

In this day and age of entertainment, the world has cut the cord completely with online streaming services. From starting with Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Hulu and dozens of others, there is no shortage of premium services to enjoy the latest and great in visual entertainment.

For all the freeloaders out there who are too ethical to private entertainment, Android offers some home. We’ve searched through the Google Play Store to find worthy apps that offer hours of movies and TV shows. The best part is that not only are these apps and services completely free but 100% legal as well.

Crackle – Free TV & Movies

In The Cloud | Trailer | Crackle

A brand in the free movies and TV shows business that is so popular, that Sony Entertainment went ahead and bought it. Crackle is one of the select few premium-grade apps that offers the best of Hollywood, if not the latest. With Emmy-nominated TV shows and some of the all-time classic comedies in the mix, Crackle will get you hours of premium entertainment without costing a cent.

Download: Crackle


Youtube needs no introduction as it is one of the oldest and best video streaming platform on the web. The giant recently made an announcement that confirmed their premium TV shows will go free as ad-supported shows. The platform is also home to some good channels that allow you to see popular movie clip from your favorite movies.

Adding to the fun is YouTube’s suggestions that display related content as per your watch history so that you keep watching related stuff of your favorites. Moreover, the trend of Youtube original web series is adopted by various youtube channels to leave you with lots of original content to watch and explore.

Download: Youtube


Ever since the early 2000s, Kodi has been the absolute favorite of freeloaders around the world. While there are certain Kodi add-on that promote pirated content, there are literally thousands of free and 100% legal Kodi add-ons that bring you live radio, sports TV shows, hundreds of documentaries and a whole lot more.

Download: Kodi


An old-timer in the free movies and TV shows scene, Popcornflix offers a small, but worthy collection of movies not just from Hollywood, but motion pictures from around the world. With around 700 movie titles in its library, new titles are added almost daily, with genres ranging from comedy and drama, to horror and action thrillers.

Download: Popcornflix

Tubi TV

One of the newer apps to join the list, Tubi TV has a great interface that makes entertainment easier to access. When it comes to the insides, you’ll find all sorts of content on the app – from classic action movies like Death Race 2000, to classic Korean romance dramas. Coming down to controls, the app allows you to set the streaming quality so you never miss out on entertainment even with a slow network connection.

Download: Tubi TV

Pluto TV

Pluto TV can be your entertainment partner with over a hundred live video channels and over one thousand movies to watch for free. The best part is its availability for smart TVs so you can simply get the app installed on your smart TV and watch your favorite TV shows on big screen.

The app features many super hit movies that you land you with multiple hours of entertainment. Whether you are up for romantic movies or a thrilling adventure, Pluto TV has got you covered. Although the app is not highly polished and may leave you with some little tweaks of difficulty while using the app.

Download: Pluto TV

Viki: Korean Drama, Movies & Asian TV

Viki is another free entertainment app that will give you access to multiple hours of fun with its Korean and Chinese movies and web series. It offers a variety of movies, TV shows and lifestyle videos countries including Korea, Japan and China majorly.

The app offers really decent service by offering good video quality. However, there are reasonable chances that the app may crash every once in a while, rest it is good.

Download: Viki

Do you know any other great Android app for free and legal movies and TV shows? Well, there ain’t many good options that are available for free. The best thing you can do is to try the premium streaming services like NetFlix, Amazon Prime Video or Hulu that not only offer popular visual content but also saves you from long ads that hamper your entertainment experience.

If you don’t have extra money to spare for premium video services then you can make real money online and pay for it with your online earnings.

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Sharing a love-hate relationship with Biotechnology in college, Husain moved on to his true calling of being a tech geek through and through. While briefly being persuaded by the iPhone, he made it back to the Android camp with the OnePlus One and has been a loyal comrade since.