Crackle is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc., allowing it to have access to a wide range of Sony movies and TV shows. NBCUniversal has a deal with Crackle to bring over 140 NBCUniversal movies to the service.
Crackle also produces original shows like “Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee.”
You can find Crackle on Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/2016/crackle
Crackle is available on the Fire TV here: http://amzn.to/1SEXMAD
Or on their website at: http://www.crackle.com/
#2 Tubi TV
Tubi TV claims to have the largest free catalog of movies and TV shows available online legally. One of the main partners is Paramount Pictures, who licenses new movies every month to the service.
Here is an old review CCN did of Tubi TV:
You can find Tubi TV on the Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/41468/tubi-tv
Tubi TV is also available on the Fire TV here: http://amzn.to/1SEXObr
Popcornflix was launched in March 2011 with a focus on independent movies and TV shows. They have also secured licensed deals to bring you a large collection of content.
You can find Popcornflix on Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/6119/popcornflix
#4 Film Festival Favorites
Film Festival Favorites does something more channels should do. You can watch their content for free with ads or for just $3.99, the price of a single movie rental on most services, you get their entire movies ad free.
This is a great service full of hundreds of award-winning movies and documentaries from some of the biggest names in movies.
Here is an example of what you can find on Film Festival Favorites:
You can find Film Festival Favorites on the Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/51107/film-festival-favorites
#5 Smithsonian Channel
If you love educational content, the Smithsonian Channel is a must-have. They include a long list of full-length episodes and documentaries on a wide range of topics.
Here is a quick sample of what you can find on the Smithsonian Channel:
You can find the Smithsonian Channel on the Fire TV here: http://amzn.to/1CpIshO
The Smithsonian Channel is available on the Roku here: https://www.roku.com/channels#!details/19217/smithsonian-channel
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