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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.
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Founded in 2004LOVEFiLM became an Amazon company in 2008. LOVEFiLM offers customers unlimited streaming of movies and TV series which can be watched instantly with the LOVEFiLM Instant package. There is also over 70,000 film and game titles to rent on DVD or Blu-Ray. Packages start from just £4.99.
Key features of LOVEFiLM are:
LOVEFiLM Instant is available on over 280 Internet-enabled devices including PCs, PlayStation 3, iPad, Kindle Fire and Kindle Fire HD, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii and Wii U, plus a growing number of Blu-ray players and internet-connected TVs including Sony, Samsung and LG.
- FREE 30 day trial
- Thousands of movies & TV series to watch instantly
- Watch instantly on your TV, PS3™ Xbox 360® laptop and iPad®
- LOVEFiLM learns what you like and gives you recommendations
- FREE first class post for Britain's largest range of DVDs, Blu-rays & Games, including new releases
- No late fees or long term contracts - cancel anytime
- Stream movies and TV series on demand for no extra charge in HDTV resolutions
In 2012 LOVEFiLM and Twentieth Century Fox Television Distribution announced a major multi-year content deal giving LOVEFiLM members streaming access to recent and forthcoming movies and TV series. The deal will also give LOVEFiLM members access to movies and TV series from the studio's library of much-loved titles, and will add to LOVEFiLM's already extensive TV catalogue.
BLINKBOX- Watch Movies Online Instantly|
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.