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The Best Movie Apps for Apple TV

The Best Movie Apps for Apple TV

Whether you want to watch a film, get movie details, or see previews of upcoming flicks, there are apps for Apple TV that have you covered.

Choose a Classic

If you enjoy older films, from dramas to horror flicks, then check out the apps that specialize in the classics.

Classix

When you just want the classics, this app serves it up

Classix
So many choices

For those who just want classic television shows and movies for the entire family.

Classix is an Apple TV app that gives you an entire library of classic TV shows and movies for you and your family. When you sign up for Classix Premium, which is just a one-time fee of $0.99, you will get access to the entire library of programming available in the app, and it is always updated with new content. Classix features classic television shows and movies, including old-school cartoons so even the young ones can be entertained with the app. And as you watch more with Classix, the app learns what you like and don't like, giving you accurate recommendations from your viewing history. And you can add favorites to a list and pick up whenever you have some time.

Why we love it

Sometimes we just want to sit down with the classics and relax, remembering the good old times of amazing original shows and movies. For a small one-time fee, Classix delivers the best of the past and there is a ton of content for everyone in the family to enjoy.

For those who...

  • You like watching the classic shows and movies
  • You don't like subscription services

Not for those who...

  • You want new and modern television and movies
  • You already have a subscription service for streaming video content

Pop Open a Preview

Maybe you are unsure of which film you want to see or would just like to narrow down your choices. Either way, checking out movie trailers on your Apple TV is a great way to pick a film.

iTunes Movie Trailers

View previews for movies in theaters, that are featured, or those topping the charts.

iTunes Movie Trailers
View the previews

For those interested in viewing movie trailers along with local show times.

The iTunes Movie Trailers app is a terrific tool for checking out trailers and more. The trailers are categorized for easy browsing, the calendar feature helps to see what is being released and when, and the ability to view local show times is an awesome bonus to the app.

Why we love it

For planning out your date or movie night, the iTunes Movie Trailers app for Apple TV makes it simple.

For those who...

  • You enjoy watching movie trailers for upcoming films
  • You like to see previews of movies currently at the theater

Not for those who...

  • You do not enjoy watching movies
  • You prefer not to watch film previews
Movies Now - Find where to watch movies

Because finding the perfect movie shouldn't be difficult

Movies Now - Find where to watch movies
What will you watch tonight?

For those looking for the perfect movie across their subscriptions.

This Apple TV app allows fans to browse movies; find where to watch them across Movies Now, Netflix, HBO. With one simple click, it opens where the film is available and you can easily start to watch the film through your favorite provider. It's that simple.

Why we love it

Until Cupertino gets around and offers a true TV guide for Apple TV, we're left with tools like Movies Now. Thanks to this app, we know what movies are available on our subscription services.

For those who...

  • Love movies
  • Subscribe to multiple providers
  • Likes getting help in picking a movie

Not for those who...

  • Only uses iTunes
  • What's a subscription?
  • Hates asking for directions

Pick a Winner

Getting suggestions, film details, and choosing what to watch is simple with apps that help you decide on the perfect movie for your mood or style.

Spideo Movie Discovery

Get movies chosen just for you with this personalized video app.

Spideo Movie Discovery
Movie battle or mood?

For those who like movies based on their taste or mood.

categories, select between movie genres, and then get suggestions based on your preferences. If you are in the mood for strange, suspenseful movies, you will get them. Or, if you feel like watching a romantic comedy, you will get those options too. Spideo Movie Discovery is a terrific way to find just what you are looking for.

Why we love it

For finding movies that are tailored to your taste or mood, Spideo Movie Discovery displays options especially for you.

For those who...

  • You like movies based on preferred genre or mood
  • You like narrowing down your movie options

Not for those who...

  • You do not care about movies based on your mood
  • You do not watch movies at all
Movies Now - Find where to watch movies

Because finding the perfect movie shouldn't be difficult

Movies Now - Find where to watch movies
What will you watch tonight?

For those looking for the perfect movie across their subscriptions.

This Apple TV app allows fans to browse movies; find where to watch them across Movies Now, Netflix, HBO. With one simple click, it opens where the film is available and you can easily start to watch the film through your favorite provider. It's that simple.

Why we love it

Until Cupertino gets around and offers a true TV guide for Apple TV, we're left with tools like Movies Now. Thanks to this app, we know what movies are available on our subscription services.

For those who...

  • Love movies
  • Subscribe to multiple providers
  • Likes getting help in picking a movie

Not for those who...

  • Only uses iTunes
  • What's a subscription?
  • Hates asking for directions

Find a Free Flick

Save yourself some cash by checking out apps that offer movies for free on Apple TV. With movies and even television programs, you cannot go wrong shows at no charge.

Tubi TV - Watch Free Movies & TV Shows

Check out flicks for free on your Apple TV.

Tubi TV - Watch Free Movies & TV Shows
Browse by category

For those who enjoy watching movies and do not subscribe to a paid film service.

Tubi TV is easy to use and has a wonderful variety of movies as well as TV shows. The options are categorized nicely so that not only can you see movies not on Netflix, but you can browse through comedies, dramas, thrillers, action adventures, and more. With new shows added all the time, Tubi TV is a great movie app for Apple TV.

Why we love it

Tubi TV has a great variety of movies and shows for every taste and everyone in the house. Check out a new flick for family or date night with this free movie app.

For those who...

  • You enjoy watching movies and do not mind a few ads
  • You prefer free services over paid ones

Not for those who...

  • You prefer a movie service or app you subscribe to already
  • You do not like to see ads with free apps
BitTorrent Live

Free OTT Programming

BitTorrent Live
BitTorrent Live

For those seeking an alternative view of the stories shaping the world around them.

With new channels added weekly, BitTorrent Live is the place to go for interesting takes on what's going on in this crazy world. Come back often and see what develops.

Why we love it

Fresh is a great word for the type of programming here. If you're looking for something new, this is the place to be.

For those who...

  • Want to watch something new
  • Believe in BitTorrent technology and its feel

Not for those who...

  • Looking for something more mainstream
  • Rather pay for content