The Roku Channel Adds Over Two Dozen Free Movies for May




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The Roku Channel, Roku’s free streaming service, is adding over two dozen movies and two new TV shows to its free streaming lineup in May. Starting this month, you can watch all five seasons of Alias, a 1962 John Wayne classic crime story, and the quintessential 80s fantasy film The Neverending Story.

Here are all of the new titles.

TV Series


A graduate student is also an agent for the CIA.

The Unity (premiering May 15)

A television series that focuses on a top-secret military unit modeled after the real-life U.S. Army special operations unit commonly known as Delta Force.

Action Movies

Minority Report

A policeman (Tom Cruise) tries to establish his innocence in a future where law enforcement can arrest killers before their crimes.

The November Man

An ex-CIA agent (Pierce Brosnan) comes out of retirement to protect a valuable witness (Olga Kurylenko) and soon learns that now he is the target of his former friend and protege (Luke Bracey).

The Saint

Master-of-disguises Simon Templar (Val Kilmer) falls for a U.S. scientist (Elisabeth Shue) whose cold-fusion formula he must steal.

We Own the Night

As the NYPD wages war on drugs, a nightclub manager whose brother is a cop tries to remain neutral.


The fierce warrior Achilles (Brad Pitt) leads Greek forces in the Trojan War, ignited when Paris (Orlando Bloom) abducts Helen of Troy.

Comedy Movies

Addams Family Values

Upon arrival of their mustachioed baby, Morticia (Anjelica Huston) and Gomez (Raul Julia) hire a greedy nanny who targets Uncle Fester (Christopher Lloyd).

Annie (2014)

A plucky youngster (Quvenzhané Wallis) escapes the clutches of her calculating foster mother and charms her way into the heart of a hard-nosed tycoon (Jamie Foxx), who’s running for mayor.

Madea’s Family Reunion: A Southern matriarch (Tyler Perry) deals with a host of personal and family issues while planning her clan’s upcoming reunion.

Drama Movies

Those Bedroom Eyes

An interior decorator (Mimi Rogers) entangles a psychology professor (Tim Matheson) in a murder investigation.

El Dorado

An old gunfighter (John Wayne), a drifter (James Caan) and a deputy sober up a sheriff (Robert Mitchum) to track down killers.

The Client

Mobsters and lawyers (Susan Sarandon, Tommy Lee Jones) hound a boy who knows about the missing corpse of a U.S. senator.

A.I. Artificial Intelligence

In the future a cutting-edge android in the form of a boy (Haley Joel Osment) embarks on a journey to discover his true nature.

The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance

Flashbacks tell the story of a tenderfoot who rose to glory by gunning down the outlaw terrorizing his small town.

I Am Sam

A man (Sean Penn) with the mental capacity of a child hires a lawyer (Michelle Pfeiffer) to regain custody of his daughter.

Akeelah and the Bee

Akeelah (Keke Palmer), an 11-year-old girl living in South Los Angeles, discovers she has a talent for spelling, which she hopes will take her to the National Spelling Bee.

The Neverending Story: A New York schoolboy (Barret Oliver) escapes into a book about a boy warrior (Noah Hathaway) and an empress (Tami Stronach).

The Manchurian Candidate

A troubled Gulf War veteran (Denzel Washington) becomes suspicious after a powerful senator’s (Meryl Streep) son (Liev Schreiber) becomes a candidate for vice president.

The Women of Brewster Place

A multigenerational story of the lives of several black women who call an inner-city tenement home.

The Joy Luck Club

Based on Amy Tan’s best seller about the relationships of a group of Chinese women with their Americanized daughters.

Romance Moves

Down with Love

In 1960s New York, a womanizing journalist (Ewan McGregor) tries to make a feminist author (Renée Zellweger) fall in love with him.

Sense and Sensibility (1995)

Suitors romance, then abandon, sisters (Emma Thompson, Kate Winslet) left destitute by their father’s death in late-1800s England.

Hope Floats: After learning about her husband’s (Michael Paré) infidelity, a woman (Sandra Bullock) returns to her hometown and finds romance with a handyman (Harry Connick Jr.).


In Kentucky to bury his father, a troubled man (Orlando Bloom) gets his life on track with the help of a free-spirited flight attendant (Kirsten Dunst).

Thriller Movies

The Da Vinci Code

A murder in the Louvre Museum and clues in paintings by Leonardo da Vinci lead to the discovery of a religious mystery that could rock the foundations of Christianity.

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