The Best Free Movies on YouTube

Fire up these 15 free flicks on YouTube.

Meara Isenberg Writer
Meara covers streaming service news for CNET. She recently graduated from the University of Texas at Austin, where she wrote for her college newspaper, The Daily Texan, as well as for state and local magazines. When she's not writing, she likes to dote over her cat, sip black coffee and try out new horror movies.
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Fend off some ads and you can watch Train to Busan for free. Your survival skills are basically Gong Yoo-level.

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While it's known for hosting vlogs, music videos and excellent animal content, YouTube  probably isn't the first place you turn to for full-length movies. However, the video-sharing platform has a number of free, ad-supported films that are worth checking out.

For instance, both critically successful sci-fi horror film The Endless and frequently recommended documentary Jiro Dreams of Sushi can be found on YouTube.

Some of YouTube's free movie offerings are also available to stream for free with ads elsewhere. For example, you can watch the cast of Train to Busan face off with freaky-looking zombies over on Pluto TV, Tubi and The Roku Channel, too.

But assuming you already have YouTube loaded up, here's what to watch now. All of these films received generally favorable reviews or better, according to Metacritic








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