What do HBO Max, Hulu, Netflix, Apple TV, Prime Video, Paramount+ and Disney+ have in common? Viewers are required to pay fees for these streaming services which can range from $5 per month (like on Paramount+ or Apple TV) to $70.00 per month (like the Hulu package with Live TV). What if there was an alternative option to watch movies without paying?
Paramount+ has announced they are premiering their first episode of the TV series Halo on YouTube for free, but that’s not the only free content on YouTube. Not to be confused with YouTube TV which costs around $65 per month, YouTube’s free library of movies and TV shows includes a few ads between movies. Although YouTube’s free movie library doesn’t boast of showing the latest movies, there are a few movies that are still worth watching or re-watching.
10. “The Accidental Husband” (2008)
Emma Lloyd (Uma Thurman) was an expert at finding love and knew when a relationship was likely to fall apart. On one of her radio shows, she suggested to Sophia (Justina Machado) that she should leave her fiancé. Sophia’s fiancé, Patrick Sullivan (Jeffrey Dean Morgan), heard the whole conversation on the radio.
So when Sophia calls off their wedding, Patrick hatches an elaborate plan to ruin Emma’s chances of marriage. His plan was for him to write in the marriage certificate that he was Emma’s husband. The Accidental Husband (2008) scored 5.5 out of 10 on IMDB.
9. “Blitz” (2011)
In Blitz (2011), Detective Tom Brant (Jason Statham) has seen a skyrocketing number of police deaths in London. After attending the funeral after the funeral, Tom searched for the serial killer responsible for the deaths. The research helper was Porter Nash (Paddy Considine) a sergeant who was not respected by other officers.
Brant had a history of violence and often got into trouble that put his job at risk. However, he was the last person who had a chance to finally stop the serial killer. Blitz is a film for fans who enjoy watching Statham in an action thriller. Blitz scored 6.2 out of 10 on IMDB.
8. “The Nanny’s Diary” (2007)
In nanny diaries (2007), Mrs. X (Laura Linney) hires Annie Braddock (Scarlett Johansson) as his son’s nanny. Annie graduated with a business degree, but believed she didn’t belong in the corporate world. Although she soon learned that being a nanny for a socialite in Manhattan was completely new territory for her.
Although Grayer might seem like a handful to Annie, Annie was the only person he was really able to bond with in Nanny diaries. This film is perhaps one of the few movies outside of the Marvel Cinematic Universe where viewers can watch Johannson and Chris Evans share the screen together. nanny diaries scored 6.2 out of 10 on IMDB.
7. “The Duff” (2015)
DUFF stood for Designated Ugly Fat Friend, and that was unfortunately the label that Bianca Piper (Mae Whitman) had. Along with her two best friends, she was considered by others to be the most approachable. His neighbor and friend, Wesley (Robbie Amell) agreed to help her lose the record label and coach her on how to approach her crush.
The Duff (2015) has a premise similar to typical ’90s rom-coms like She is all that (1999), where the popular boy at school helps a girl transform into a fashionable young woman. contrary to She is all that where the boy convinces the girl that she needs his help, Bianca contacted him and she worked out the terms of their agreement. The Duff scored 6.5 out of 10 on IMDB.
6. “Mysterious Road” (2013)
In Australia, a young woman was murdered and her body was found on the side of the road. Detective Jay Swan (Aaron Pedersen) seemed to be the only one concerned with finding his killer and bringing him to justice.
Mystery Road captured its viewers with its suspenseful twists. The film won the Film Critics Circle of Australia Awards in 2014, for ‘Best Film’, ‘Best Director’ and Pederson won ‘Best Actor’ for his role in the film. Mystery Road scored 6.6 out of 10 on IMDB. The film was later adapted into a television series Mystery Road (2018).
5. “Flawless” (2007)
In Flawless (2007), Hobbs (Michael Cain) was a janitor and had cleaned the floors of the London Diamond Corporation for 16 years. He finally imagined he had at least some of the diamonds that were behind the secure vault. Hobbs partnered with Laura (Half Moore), a dedicated employee who was never recognized for her hard work.
For Hobbs and Laura, committing an inside job gave them an edge over the typical criminal. Flawless is set in the 1960s and always kept viewers on the edge of their seats because anything for two amateur thieves could go wrong. Flawless scored 6.7 out of 10 on IMDB.
4. What about Bob? (1991)
Taking a vacation from work is difficult for some people because they are always worried that something might go wrong. For Dr. Leo Marvin (Richard Dreyfuss), in What about Bob? (1991), his work follows him during his holidays. Dr. Leo Marvin was a psychotherapist and his patient was Bob Wiley (Bill Murray).
Bob Wiley suffered from a phobia where he feared leaving his apartment. Once he found the strength to leave his apartment and visit Dr. Marvin, he grew attached to him. On the other hand, Dr. Marvin wanted to finally spend time with his family and away from Bob. What about Bob? can be considered one of Murray’s funniest films to date, while also bringing heavier subject matter into the mix. What about Bob? Scored 7.0 out of 10 on IMDB.
3. “Train to Busan” (2016)
YouTube’s movie list includes an assortment of horror films, including the 2016 film Train to Busan (Busanhaeng). Fund Manager, Seok-Woo (Gongwoo), boarded a train with his daughter Soo-an (Kim Su-un) in Seoul to go to Busan to visit Soo-an’s mother. In the meantime, the rest of the city has been infected with a zombie virus.
The train became a Petri dish for the disease as it didn’t take too long for one of the passengers to become infected. Viewers may notice that the protagonist of Train to Busan is a father figure who has begun to reflect on his relationship with his daughter. Train to Busan scored 7.6 out of 10 on IMDB.
2. “The Illusionist” (2006)
Not all illusions, like optical illusions, are harmless. In the illusionist (2006), Eisenheim (Edward Norton) performed on stage as an illusionist in 19th century Vienna. However, when he met his teenage sweetheart, Sophie von Teschen (Jessica Biel), who told her she was about to marry Crown Prince Leopold (Rufus Sewell), Eisenheim used his magic to try to change Sophie’s mind.
His magic was so powerful that he could use it to raise the dead. Viewers who enjoyed watching Prestige (2006), about two magicians turned enemies trying to outdo each other in their elaborate illusions might like to watch this film. Prestige and the illusionisthighlighted how strong emotions can make characters go to great lengths to get what they want. the illusionist scored 7.6 out of 10 on IMDB.
1. “The Curious Case of Benjamin Button” (2008)
Is it possible to age backwards? The 2008 movie, The Curious Case of Benjamin Buttonexplored this idea with brad pitt as Benjamin Button. The film began with an elderly woman explaining the story of Benjamin Button. Benjamin was born with a rare disease where he got younger day by day.
Most people thought he wouldn’t live that long, but Benjamin defied the odds. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button won three Oscars in 2009: “Best Achievement in Art Direction”, “Best Achievement in Makeup” and “Best Achievement in Visual Effects”. The Curious Case of Benjamin Button scored 7.8 out of 10 on IMDB.
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