Where can you watch free movies online legally?


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One way to watch movies online for free is to watch public domain films, such as those hosted by OpenFlix and on the Internet Archive. Many of these movies are in the public domain because they fell out of copyright protection, but some were placed under public domain intentionally.

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Copyright law has varied over time, but laws in the mid-20th century typically required individuals and companies that held copyrighted material to renew their copyrights after a certain period of time. Many of the films hosted at OpenFlix and the Internet Archive are from the 1960s and earlier and span a range of genres, from documentaries to science fiction films to animated pictures aimed at children.

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