Open Culture has posted a list of 200 movies that are available to watch in full, online, for free. Alongside their list they also provide a compendium of web sites that offer free movies; definitely worth checking out in this, the winter of our hardships. Here are some picks from the list:

  • BreathlessFreeAmazon -- Godard’s classic with Jean-Paul Belmondo and Jean Seberg. (1960)
  • Dr. StrangeloveFreeAmazon -- Stanley Kubrick’s classic. (1964) (US audience only)
  • Fear & Loathing in Las VegasFreeAmazon --  Starring Johnny Depp. (US viewers only) (1998)
  • Koyaanisqatsi: Life out of Balance – Free – Directed by Godfrey Reggio, soundtrack by Philip Glass. (1982)
  • MFreeAmazon -- Directed by Fritz Lang, with Peter Lorre. In German. (1931)
  • Mr. Smith Goes to WashingtonFreeAmazon -- Directed by Frank Capra, with Jimmy Stewart. (1939)
  • RashomonFreeAmazon -- By the great Japanese director Akira Kurosawa. (1950)
  • Sita Sings the BluesFreeAmazon -- New prize-winning animated film by Nina Paley. (2008)
  • SlackerFreeAmazon -- Richard Linklater’s Gen-X, generation defining indie film. (1991)
  • Taxi Driver FreeAmazon -- Directed by Martin Scorsese, with Robert DeNiro. (US viewers only) (1976)
  • White HeatFreeAmazon -- With James Cagney, a classic gangster film. (1949)

Check out the full list here:

Link: 200 Free Movies Online: Great Classics, Indies, Film Noir & More

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