Free movies are offered online at PopcornFlix.com, SnagFilms.com, Archive.org (The Internet Archive) and MoviesFoundOnline.com. The Internet Archive is the only one of these sites that allows free movie streaming and downloading. The other sites only offer free movie streaming.
Screen Media Ventures operates Popcornflix. As of 2015, the company's database contains over 1,500 movies. Screen Media Ventures owns one of the biggest independent film libraries in the movie industry. Popcornflix's collection includes full-length feature films, documentaries and short films.
SnagFilms streams more than 5,000 independent movies, TV shows and documentaries. Monthly, the site adds new carefully selected content. SnagFilms contains a wide selection of movies, including cult classics and thrillers.
The Internet Archive contains short films, silent films, classic cinema and trailers. The site restricts users so that they can only upload Public Domain media. Public Domain means no one company or individual owns the right to a creative property. The public owns it. Items uploaded to the Internet Archive are free to download, stream or use in media projects.
Movies Found Online links users to free movies found on various other streaming sites, such as YouTube and Vimeo. The site contains independent films, documentaries, short films and comedies. Movies Found Online includes public domain films and ones made free by certain production companies.