New Free Movies on The Roku Channel This Month

From dramas to comedies to a vampire saga, The Roku Channel is bringing Roku users a slate of new movies in August, all for free.

Action Movies

  • Twilight: The Complete Saga – Stream all Twilight movies in the collection, including Twilight, The Twilight Saga: New Moon, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn and The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2.
  • Wrath of the Titans – Perseus braves the treacherous underworld to rescue his father, Zeus, captured by his son, Ares, and brother Hades who unleash the ancient Titans upon the world.
  • Firewall – A security specialist is forced into robbing the bank that he’s protecting, as a bid to pay off his family’s ransom.

Comedy Movies

  • House Party 3 – Kid, after a lifetime ‘playing the field’, is about to get married. ‘Play’ plans to throw the best bachelor party ever – until ‘Kid’s’ three wise-crackin’ nephews come to town, intent on showing them what parties are all about.
  • Election – A high school teacher’s personal life becomes complicated as he works with students during the school elections, particularly with an obsessive overachiever determined to become student body president.
  • Damsels in Distress – A trio of girls set out to change the male-dominated environment of the Seven Oaks college campus, and to rescue their fellow students from depression, grunge and low standards of every kind.

Drama Movies

  • Dead Poets Society – Maverick teacher John Keating uses poetry to embolden his boarding school students to new heights of self-expression.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Dangerous Minds – An ex-Marine turned teacher struggles to connect with her students in an inner-city school

Romance Movies

  • Failure to Launch – A thirty-something is still living with his parents until they hire an interventionist to help him graduate out of the house. That’s when the fun begins.
  • Something’s Gotta Give – A swinger on the cusp of being a senior citizen with a taste for young women falls in love with an accomplished woman closer to his age

Sci-Fi & Horror Movies

  • Star Trek: The Voyage Home – To save Earth from an alien probe, Admiral James T. Kirk and his fugitive crew go back in time to San Francisco in 1986 to retrieve the only beings who can communicate with it: humpback whales.
  • Star Trek: First Contact – The Borg travel back in time intent on preventing Earth’s first contact with an alien species. Captain Picard and his crew pursue them to ensure that Zefram Cochrane makes his maiden flight reaching warp speed.
  • Time Trax – A cop from the future is sent back to contemporary times to track down fugitives hiding in the past.

Kids & Family Movies

  • How to Train Your Dragon – A hapless young Viking who aspires to hunt dragons becomes the unlikely friend of a young dragon himself, and learns there may be more to the creatures than he assumed.
  • Little Giants – Misfits form their own opposing team to an elite peewee football team, coached by the elite team coach’s brother.
  • Cats Don’t Dance – Danny, an ambitious singing and dancing cat, goes to Hollywood and overcomes several obstacles to fulfill his dream of becoming a movie star.

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