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Who doesn’t like to watch movies? It’s the favorite pass time for many and all like to watch movies of their favorite genre in their leisure time. But going to watch a movie every time in a multiplex would not be pocket-friendly and so Online streaming trend began all over the world. Not only the mobile phones but people can watch their favorite movie on laptops and even on their TVs. Now, you have not to wait to get tickets booked at multiplexes to watch the movies if you are okay to watch it sometime later. There are several movie websites and apps which are designed for the particular platform.

While all apps are compatible with Android, iOS and Windows platforms, here we would particularly talk about 5 such movie apps which are best for iOS devices. Let’s have a look onto them.


Among the most considered options for movie streaming and downloading, Crackle has reserved a spot among users all across the world. With a bundle of Movie content in its library in high quality and easy navigation, Crackle makes it rather easy to watch your chosen movies.  One need to simply download the app from iTunes and then register via filling the details.

The one-time registration leads you to a plethora of media content for free with the multiplex feel right at your home. Crackle is compatible with iOS 8 version and higher.


Movie buffs are pleased to have a video streaming platform called TubiTv which lets them watch movies at no cost. Even though the media content is free, they have not compromised with the collection as well as quality. TubiTv has some interesting sections in their movie categories out of which most favorite is the “Not available on Netflix” section. Users can also watch Original programs, TV series, documentaries apart from movies all for free.

With no penny to spend on movies with some of the outstanding features and cinema collection, TubiTv can be a definite choice for many. It is compatible with iOS 7 and above. One can also check the list of sites similar to TubiTV for movies & series.


From over 34 genres to choose from, you can get an idea of how vast the movie collection of Snagfilms can be. With over 5000 movies to watch from categories listed, movie buffs search for a good movie app ends at Snagfilms. With latest releases to classic cults, Snagfilms has a lot to offer to its viewers. On top of it, every month the app has an update wherein new movies are added which can be watched for free.

Original comedy shows, Animal and wildlife documentaries, and movies, Snagfilms have a collection quite different from other video streaming apps.  Snagfilms can be watched on iOS 7 and higher devices.


A relatively new player in the movie app, Popcornflix has been able to mark its niche among the users.  With no subscription required, users can happily watch all the movie content without spending a dime. App gets regular updates adding new movie collection every time costing nothing to the viewers.

Choose from the categories listed on the app with genres like Action, Drama, Comedy, Romance, Thriller, horror etc and watch it along with the popcorn. No registration is required for watching movies for free at the Popcornflix.


Fan of Bollywood and regional movies? Are you among the ones who watch both Indian and Hollywood movies? If yes then Hotstar is one app which offers you an array of movies collection matching your taste. With latest movies to movies collection sorted as per genre, users can watch the movies for free. To have unlimited access, users need to have a premium account on Hotstar costing around Rs 199 per month wherein all the media content( Tv shows, Sports, movies,) can be watched.

Even if one is not on premium subscription, they can still watch several movies at high quality and can even download it. Regional cinema is an add-on with movies from Gujarati, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Bengal etc can be watched. Hotstar can be watched on iOS 9 and above.

A Final Word

All of the above stated 5 movie apps are best in terms of collection, quality, navigation, and interface. Yes, the collection can differ but you can choose any of them after visiting all of them once. All are free to watch for users which is a plus point and they do not lag while streaming.

Yes, ad pop-ups can be irritating at times but having to watch movies sitting at your comfort zone at no cost, ad pops does not matter much. Do visit each of them, read the reviews on iTunes and choose among which matches your collection.


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