It is definitely far from easy to navigate YouTube when you’re trying to find a legit, full version of a film, and searching the word “free” inevitably delivers a bunch of spam-adjacent results. That’s why we are loving this super handy list round-up from Open Culture! It’s hard to emphasize just how many gems there are (Tom O’Horgan’s Rhinoceros starring Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder and Genius Within: The Inner Life of Glenn Gould – both available via Kino Lorber; The Amazing Transparent Man – a 1960s sci-fi thriller directed by Edgar G. Ulmer available via Timeless Classic Movies; tons of films from acclaimed animator Normal Mclaren, available via Canada’s National Film Board.
That said, these are still relatively early days for on-demand viewing, and finding out just where to do it isn’t as easy as it could be. That’s why we’ve rounded up this collection of Youtube channels with free movies, which together constitute one big meta-collection of hundreds of films. Among them are numerous black-and-white classics, of course, but also critically acclaimed pictures by international auteurs, rather less critically acclaimed (but nonetheless enjoyable) cult favorites, documentaries on a wide variety of subjects, and even twenty-first-century Hollywood releases.
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