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Gone are the days when the options for watching a movie from your living room couch, a crowded movie theatre or sketchy drive-in. In today’s digitally advanced world technology plays a large role in our day to day lives, and in this day in age we can turn to our cell phones to do just about anything. From making and receiving payments, to scanning barcodes, and even live TV streaming, our phones are more than capable of playing a measly little movie. There are many mobile apps available promising movies of high quality, unlimited choices, and availability with or without the use of Wi-Fi, but most are stretching the truth. As with most apps, movie streaming apps can be temperamental. They can be unreliable and they at times can even be frustrating, when not executing at expected performance levels. However, not all are bad! Here are 5 movie apps that movie buffers worldwide should be on the lookout for. Tried, true and tested – these are 5 movie apps (in no particular order) that you can count on to satisfy.

App No. 1 – Flipps

With an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 stars, the Flipps movie app offers entertainment enthusiasts a way in which to search for, discover and project enjoyable content onto any TV. This live TV streaming tool for your Android or Apple device, lets you turn any connected TV into a hub for pure, grade A entertainment. Streaming movies of your choosing and transforming your television into a mecca of movie lovers desire. The Flipps movie app has over 10 million downloads, and is currently working in connection with more than 250 million televisions. In other words, they must be doing something right!

App No. 2 – YipTV

If you love movies it is safe to assume that anything with reasonable entertainment value, i.e. TV, will spark your interest. That being said, YipTV is a free mobile app that offers access to over 90 television channels, 18 of which are international! Free television from around the globe? Please, tell me more. Unlimited usage ability with access from any of your devices, all you need is internet and you are in business! YipTV’s live TV stream works in conjunction with WiFi, 4G, 3G and LTE. Users of YipTV will have limitless access to news, sports, entertainment, a wide array of TV channels and so much more!

App No. 3 – Viewster

Viewster is a free mobile movie app that allows you to stream movies, web shorts, television shows and anime hassle-free, right to your Android or Apple device. The catalog is updated weekly and offers a wide variety of shows and movies for viewers of all ages. With a contributing Amazon rating of 3.5 and Google rating of 3.2, the overall rating for Viewster is 4.6. A rating of this magnitude indicates that Viewster has done their homework and knows what the masses want. Their collection is lined up to please viewers worldwide.

App No. 4 – Snagfilms

Snagfilms is an app for Apple and Android devices, as well as many other streaming systems that offers free movie streaming. Snagfilms has a catalog of over 10,000 movies free to users with full-length viewing capabilities. The catalog is full of all sorts of special interest films such as international foreign films, gay and lesbian, and so many more. In addition to such a wide selection of free movies, Snagfilms also provides its users with access to a season’s worth of full-length television show episodes – perfect for a day of binge watching.

App No. 5 – Crackle

Crackle is a free mobile app for Android and Apple devices, as well as gaming systems and Android TVs. With over 25 million users already taking advantage of the goodness Crackle has to offer, figured it was worth a mention. The app is award winning, so you know it must be good. Offered in their extensive catalog is classic television shows (think Friends and Seinfeld), hit movies and recent TV shows. There are no fees or signup required. Just browse, click and watch.

As much as our mobile phones are a part of our lives today, it is no wonder why movie apps are finally starting to flood the market. We may not always be around a TV or even have access to cable, but odds are – no matter the circumstance – you will always have your phone with you. All of the above mentioned apps that all movie buffs need to add to their home screens, are simple, uncomplicated and best of all FREE! You need no fancy software, cords, plugs, etc. etc. – just a mobile phone (or other device), an internet connection, and you are on your way to hours of enjoyable entertainment!

Have other suggestions that you feel are worthy of a mention? Please, share! Movie fanatics near and far will be greatly appreciated, as will we!