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My Top 5 FREE Movie Channels for Roku Owners (September 2017)

Do you love free movies? Well these 5 FREE streaming services are my hand-picked best free movie services for Roku owners.

#1 The Roku Channel

Roku has launched a new streaming service that offers a ton of 100% free movies and TV shows all in one place. The new channel will be called “The Roku Channel,” and it will bring in a collection of top films from leading movie studios including Lionsgate, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM), Sony Pictures Entertainment, and Warner Bros.

You can add The Roku Channel to your Roku here:

#2 Pluto TV

Pluto TV recently expanded to add over a 1000 free movies and TV episodes. If you have yet to try Pluto TV maybe it is time to give them a second look.

You can add Pluto TV to your Roku here:’s-free-tv

#3 Tubi TV

Escape the claws of subscription fees. We are Tubi TV, the free Internet TV network, that’s working on your behalf to unlock Hollywood so entertainment is free, without the burden of credit cards. We have the largest collection of premium and unique movies and TV shows. For free, forever.

You can add Tubi TV to your Roku here:

#4 Crackle

Crackle is the destination to watch free TV, movies and exclusive originals. All free, anytime, anywhere and on any device. So escape the daily grind and recharge with your favorite comedy, drama and action entertainment. Crackle… break away. Stream Crackle on all your devices: iOS, Android, Roku, Apple TV, PlayStation, Xbox and more. Make a list of your favorite movies and TV shows to watch later. Create a free account to save your place and pick up where you left off on any device. No authentication or cable subscription needed.

You can add Crackle to your Roku here:


Vudu has also recently started to offer free movies on top of their store. With a surprisingly good lineup of free movies, Vudu is now a must try service for cord cutters.

You can add VUDU to your Roku here:

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4 Responses to My Top 5 FREE Movie Channels for Roku Owners (September 2017)

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    HiroRoshi September 15, 2017 at 8:10 pm #

    Any way to force Roku Channel install? I still can’t get it. Have tried doing a search and it shows up but won’t install. Also tried going to website under my account and it shows up, tried to install, says its will but doesn’t show up on Roku. Tried to restart, checked latest update, still a no go.

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      Jenna Alis Saunders September 16, 2017 at 7:25 am #

      It is that way for a lot of us. Some are saying it’s a per account thing, Others a per device thing. Roku says any device that is still receiving updates to the Roku OS will get it. Personally I think this is a bad idea and they should have waited till the channel was ready for all supported devices to launch it. Some morons are trying to say it’s because Roku servers couldnt handle us all getting it at the same time. I don’t buy that. Please stop White Knighting Roku for bad decision making.

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    KRB September 16, 2017 at 2:32 pm #

    It’d be nice to have a sample of what movies are carried by each. I mean I might actually buy a Roku just for the free movie channels if the movies carried weren’t old and dated movies and television episodes. I like an old movie as much as anyone but I’d also like current movies or near current movies…

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    Reggie September 24, 2017 at 2:21 pm #

    Free is a relative term. If you call sitting through commercials free then ok.