Kodi 8 legitimate add-ons for free movies

Kodi is one of the best ways to watch movies for free. Contrary to what many believe, you do not have to violate the law to watch movies for free at Kodi.


Of course there are dozens of illegal movie add-ons for Kodi. You can often catch the latest Hollywood blockbusters before they hit theaters or right after. But why risk it when there are so many other ways to watch on Kodi without breaking the law?

Below we will see Kodi's best legal add-ons for free movies.

Sony crackle

Crackle is a popular app among others lately. In recent years, Sony has invested a lot more money in Crackle, and so the seems to be working better than ever.

There are many free movies that show ads, some TV shows and also original content. As with Netflix, content is added and removed monthly .

Also, like Netflix, the content varies depending on where you are. In the US, Crackle has distribution agreements with 20th Century Fox, Lionsgate, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Miramax, Universal Studios and many others.

Tubi TV

Tubi TV is another Kodi add-on for movies with ads. Of course the movies are completely free. Currently, the add-on features over 12.000 movies and TV shows in its collection.

Ads are shown during movie clips and not just at the beginning or end of the video.

The quality of the films that are available is too high. Tubi TV collaborates with studios such as: Paramount Pictures, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Lionsgate.

The add-on is not available on the official Kodi repo and you will need to download it from GitHub to install it manually.

If you want to have access to all content, you will need to use a trusted VPN to change geographic locations.


Popcornflix has nothing to do with the illegal P2P streaming application, Popcorn Time. Popcornflix is ​​absolutely legal and is in Kodi's official repo.

If you want to watch free movies in Kodi, Popcornflix is ​​a must. It offers mostly independent feature films, although you will also find original content and a few webcasts.

The service is currently only available in the United States and Canada (see VPN), although the developers plan to make the app available to others as well in the future.


FilmRise is a popular YouTube channel for people who want to watch free online movies. It is also available as a Kodi add-on via the official repo.

As a company, FilmRise buys rights to distribution of films from all media.

Some recent releases by FilmRise include the Manifesto (with Cate Blanchett) throughout North America, James Franco's The Vault in the US. and A Love Story with Nicolas Cage.

More recently, FilmRise has signed streaming deals with ITV Studios, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Bros in January 2019, which means that the service's movie list is now bigger than ever.


Like Popcornflix, SnagFilms is another Kodi add-on that specializes in offering free movies and documentaries from independent producers.

After 2008 is released, the library has now grown to more than 5.000 videos. The best of them are the National Geographic documentaries.

British Council Film

British Council Film has dozens of old British films for free. Specifically, the add-on provides access to the British Council film collection. Some are black and white.

Internet Archive

Internet Archive is a well-known repository of music, video and TV broadcasts that is distributed legally and free of charge. There are more than 5.000 regular movies and 3.000 short films. (below you will find the download link)


BIGSTAR Movies offers one of the most extensive choices of free (and legitimate) movies in Kodi.

On the main site, you will see both free and high-quality content. Unfortunately, only free content is available through the Kodi plug-in and there is no way to connect to the premium portal.

Like the Internet Archive add-on, it is available through SuperRepo repo. Just go to Krypton> All to download the ZIP.

The legitimate Kodi additives we mention above should satisfy every fanatic cinefil.


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