Netflix Now Has Movies & Episodes You Can Watch For Free On YouTube
You won't believe your options!
Looking for a new way to cure your boredom? If you’re one of those people who refuses to subscribe to streaming services and would rather movies for free, Netflix is looking out for you. The platform just uploaded a handful of free Netflix movies and episodes on its YouTube channel, and you won’t believe your options!
If there's one thing that Netflix knows how to do well, it's original content. Since 2013 they've been pumping out shows and movies of their own for subscribers to enjoy.
Now, they're making some of that content available to people at absolutely no cost.
On April 17, six full-length films and nearly 30 full-length episodes were uploaded to the streaming service's YouTube page.
This means that anyone with an internet connection can watch them, even if they don't have a Netflix account.
Episodes from original shows like Our Planet, Babies, Abstract: The Art of Design, and Explained are just a few of the titles that you can check out at absolutely no cost.
Another option is Knock Down the House, a documentary that follows a group of women from all across the United States as they work together to "build a movement of insurgent candidates to challenge powerful incumbents in Congress."
Other full-length features available for streaming include The White Helmets, 13TH, Chasing Coral, Period. End of Sentence., and Zion.
You may have noticed that all of the available options have a common theme— they're educational. Apparently, this is no accident.
According to Deadline, the content comes at the request of educators who have been tasked with teaching all of their classes virtually.
Netflix isn't the only company to offer free content to its viewers at this time.
YouTube also has a '' section of its own that offers films like Message Man, Harbinger Down, and Amanda & Jack Go Clamping at no charge to you.
Even. For the cost of less than a movie ticket, you can watch some brand new movies on their website, fresh out of theatres from the comfort of your own home.
Yes, the new additions to Netflix's YouTube channel may be intended to help teachers, but there's absolutely no reason you can't watch them. You might even learn a thing or two!