The Roku Channel is Adding Over 30 New Movies to Its Free Streaming Library


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This month, The Roku Channel is adding over 30 new movies to its lineup. New titles coming to the free streaming service include the western Unforgiven from Clint Eastwood, Robin Williams somehow tricking his entire family into thinking he’s a woman who still very much looks like Robin Williams in Mrs. Doubtfire, and National Lampoon’s Thanksgiving Family Reunion to help you celebrate the holiday in the most chaotic way.

Here’s what’s coming to The Roku Channel in November.

Action Movies

  • Con Air – Newly paroled ex-con and former U.S. Ranger Cameron Poe finds himself trapped in a prisoner transport plane when the passengers seize control.
  • Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit – Jack Ryan, as a young covert C.I.A. analyst, uncovers a Russian plot to crash the U.S. economy with a terrorist attack.
  • Pearl Harbor – A tale of war and romance mixed in with history. The story follows two lifelong friends and a beautiful nurse who are caught up in the horror of an infamous Sunday morning in 1941.
  • We Were Soldiers – The story of the first major battle of the American phase of the Vietnam War, and the soldiers on both sides that fought it, while their wives wait nervously and anxiously at home for the good news or the bad news.

Comedies

  • Annie – A foster kid, who lives with her mean foster mom, sees her life change when business tycoon and New York City mayoral candidate Will Stacks makes a thinly-veiled campaign move and takes her in.
  • Seuss’ Horton Hears a Who! – Horton the Elephant struggles to protect a microscopic community from his neighbors who refuse to believe it exists.
  • Dude, Where’s My Car? – Two potheads wake up after a night of partying and cannot remember where they parked their car.
  • Garfield – Jon Arbuckle buys a second pet, a dog named Odie. However, Odie is then abducted and it is up to Jon’s cat, Garfield, to find and rescue the canine.
  • Megamind – Evil genius Megamind finally defeats his do-gooder nemesis, Metro Man, but is left without a purpose in a superhero-free world.
  • Mrs. Doubtfire – After a bitter divorce, an actor disguises himself as a female housekeeper to spend time with his children held in custody by his former wife.
  • National Lampoon’s Thanksgiving Family Reunion – All Mitch Snider wants for his family is a traditional holiday feast with the relatives. The problem is that he doesn’t have any.

Dramas

  • Blow – The story of how George Jung, along with the Medellín Cartel headed by Pablo Escobar, established the American cocaine market in the 1970s in the United States.
  • Fargo – Minnesota car salesman Jerry Lundegaard’s inept crime falls apart due to his and his henchmen’s bungling and the persistent police work of the quite pregnant Marge Gunderson.
  • It Takes Three – When the coolest guy in school discovers that the new girl sees through his popularity and good looks, he enlists the class nerd to take over his social media accounts to add substance to his style.
  • The Pelican Brief – A law student uncovers a conspiracy, putting herself and others in danger.
  • A River Runs Through It – Two sons of a stern minister – one reserved, one rebellious – grow up in rural 1920s Montana while devoted to fly fishing.
  • The Sandlot – In the summer of 1962, a new kid in town is taken under the wing of a young baseball prodigy and his rowdy team, resulting in many adventures.
  • Seabiscuit – True story of the undersized Depression-era racehorse whose victories lifted not only the spirits of the team behind it but also those of their nation.
  • The Thin Red Line – Adaptation of James Jones’ autobiographical 1962 novel, focusing on the conflict at Guadalcanal during the second World War.
  • Troy – An adaptation of Homer’s great epic, the film follows the assault on Troy by the united Greek forces and chronicles the fates of the men involved.
  • Unforgiven – Retired Old West gunslinger William Munny reluctantly takes on one last job, with the help of his old partner Ned Logan and a young man, The “Schofield Kid.”
  • Where The Wild Things Are – Yearning for escape and adventure, a young boy runs away from home and sails to an island filled with creatures that take him in as their king.

Romances

  • The Bridges of Madison County – Photographer Robert Kincaid wanders into the life of housewife Francesca Johnson for four days in the 1960s.
  • The House Bunny – After Playboy bunny Shelley is kicked out of the playboy mansion, she finds a job as the house mother for a sorority full of socially awkward girls.
  • The Other Woman – After discovering her boyfriend is married, Carly soon meets the wife he’s been betraying. And when yet another love affair is discovered, all three women team up to plot revenge on the three-timing S.O.B.

Thrillers

  • Locked In – A single mother must protect her daughter and herself during a heist gone wrong at a high-tech storage facility.
  • Taken – A retired CIA agent travels across Europe and relies on his old skills to save his estranged daughter, who has been kidnapped while on a trip to Paris.
  • Unstoppable – With an unmanned, half-mile-long freight train barreling toward a city, a veteran engineer and a young conductor race against the clock to prevent a catastrophe.

Biographies

  • Britney Spears: Breaking Free – Almost four decades as the Princess of Pop, superstar Britney Spears, continues to be in the public eye on the brink of winning a legal battle with her father that would end a conservatorship and at long last give her control of her life.
  • The Social Network – As Harvard student Mark Zuckerberg creates the social networking site that would become known as Facebook, he is sued by the twins who claimed he stole their idea, and by the co-founder who was later squeezed out of the business.
  • Under the Stadium Lights – An inspirational true story of a small town high school football team who beat all the odds to win their state championship.
  • What’s Love Got to Do with It – The story of singer Tina Turner’s rise to stardom and how she gained the courage to break free from her abusive husband, Ike Turner.
  • Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – A journalist recounts her wartime coverage in Afghanistan.

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