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Legal Movie Downloads
In this page, we are only talking about reputable sites which pay part of the fee that they charge to the film distributors and producers. We are not encouraging free downloads that violate copyright laws. Check out our Directory of Movie Downloads sites.
You may find the following sites useful if you want to download movies to your computer. This may be easier than renting DVDs and waiting for the movies to come to your door.
RealPlayer is the only FREE media player that allows you to download video from thousands of Web sites with only one click. RealPlayer also has a built-in video/media converter, so you can copy and transfer your favorite videos to your iTunes library, cell phone, iPod, BlackBerry, Xbox or PS3 with ease. Download videos from thousands of websites with RealPlayer. FREE Download
Amazon Prime Instant Video -
For a monthly fee of £5.99, Amazon Prime Instant Video members can:
Amazon Instant Video is the place where your users can rent or buy more than 50,000 top new movie releases, must-see TV shows and all-time classics (many in High Definition) all available to download or stream on the widest variety of popular devices including Kindle Fire HD, iPad, iPhone, PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Wii, Wii U. Amazon Instant Video is also available on hundreds of TVs, set-top boxes and Blu-ray players from LG, Sony and Samsung and, of course, via PC, laptop or Mac.
- Enjoy unlimited instant streaming of over 15,000 movies and TV shows
- Watch anywhere, anytime with unlimited access throughout the UK
- Watch exclusive hit TV shows before they air on British TV
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blinkbox is one of the UK's leading online movie services, offering the latest releases to watch on your Xbox, iPad, PC, Mac and Smart TV without subscription.
blinkbox has thousands of movies to watch online. There are all the classics as well as the best new releases. Movies are available to rent for as little as £0.99, and to OWN from £3.99. There's also many popular TV shows available to buy online as well as regular consumer discounts available every Monday.
NOW TV is the brilliant new internet TV service showing the latest Sky Movies on demand and live Sky Sports with no contract.|
There are more sites listed in our Directory of Movie Downloads sites.
Guide to Legal Movie Downloads
Downloading a Movie
You can begin downloading movies and see them within a very reasonable amount of time. That is preferable to waiting for movies to arrive by the postman for most of us.
Generally, you need to sign a contract with a movie web site that has the type of movies you prefer. Sometimes these sites also have a subscription price so that you can have movies without paying ahead for each movie you choose. Once you have an account set up, choose the movie(s) you want to buy or rent and place them in a shopping cart or go to the purchasing section of the site.
For those who want a parental control feature, some sites will be sure that you will not receive any movies which do not fit with your allotment's requirements.
Usually, the site encrypts the movies and the transaction so that no onlookers will be able to see what you ordered or your transaction details. All the bills will include the cost of the movie plus any royalty fees owed to the manufacturer.
After the transaction is complete, the system will identify how quickly you can begin watching the movie.
Legal Movie Download Sites
If you go for legal movie downloads, you are in a safe field. You do not have to go out into the weather around you to see a movie. You do not have to risk late fees for having a movie longer than the retailer has allowed for you. As well, you can have everyone watching at the same price; no extra tickets to buy.
There are other reasons, too, to download movies legally. For one thing, the movie is of professional quality. The audio and visual qualities are top-notch. Another reason is the option of being caught by authorities for viewing illegal material. The cost of movies does depend on cheaters being caught. As long as piracy is maintained, the cost of attending a movie in a theatre is increasing.
The Ways to Find a Good Site
Most of the better downloading sites have the movies within the genre which it seems to fit in. If a particular type of movie is your favourite, find reviews and see the trailers. A site such as Rotten Tomatoes, Blockbuster, and Netflix, as well as our own Films details section has reviews of the movies. The Internet has many movie downloading sites to you can see the trailers before deciding to buy a movie.
A good movie download site should contain ideas that make choosing the right movie easier. Are you interested in renting or owning a movie? You should consider the price per movie as well as the monthly membership cost of the download site. Some of the sites offer a free trial membership. You may want to consider how large are the movie lists that they offer. Their telephone support system may be of interest in case they have made some error.
For some, the types of movies they generally have are important. If you like horror films, and they generally do not have many of the genres, you should choose another film download site.
The Ways to Find the Greatest Movies
Sometimes a movie shows, but we have not seen it. Once in a while, those that we did not see have become some of the greatest movies. There are sites on the Internet which deal with the best of the best movies. They tell the stories of the film, the actors and facets of the movie which help make the movie outstanding.
Go to a search engine and type in phrases such as 'greatest horror movies' or 'great romance movies' and see what you get.