In the eternal struggle between iPhone and Android, more and more free apps are being released to the delight of the users. We’re talking about tens of thousands of apps that make our lives easier, from weather and sports to movies and photos. Today, we are going to talk about movie apps for Android. But just the free ones, because we like to enjoy technology without having to pay a dime for it.
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Among the most popular free movie apps for Android is without a doubt IMDb. The Internet Movie Data Base is so well known, that it needs no introduction. This is probably the best place you can go to find out information on movies, actors, directors and TV series. The mobile app also includes photos, biographies of your favorite actors, trailers, trivia, descriptions, reviews, , and many many more. You are also give the possibility to create your own watchlist and add movie reviews. And you know it: it’s free.
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In 2012, SeriesGuide was part of the Google’s 12 best apps list. SeriesGuide not only looks great on phones and tablets, but it also gets updated very often, works like a charm and also has lots of feature that make your movie experience even better. This app is also very well organized: series are organized by seasons and episodes, you can post comment, make all kinds of list that you can later hide if you want. Most users report they simply cannot get enough with SeriesGuide. So, you should consider adding your name to the list of SeriesGuide addicts. Remember, it’s free.
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3. Viki – Free TV, Movie, K-Drama
If you’re tired of American blockbusters and want a fresh, new perspective on cinema, you should definitely try Viki. Original from South Korea, Viki has worldwide content, including a lot of Korean series and movies, fortunately with English subtitles, and even cartoons and music videos. Many more users are choosing Viki for its incredible design and adaptable tablet-friendly interface. Not to mention that the search engine is really cool: you are able to browse through content based on the genre or country of origin. Great, right?
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mVideoPlayer is a 2 in 1 amazing app: it’s a player and a library at the same time providing any movie with posters and synopsis. At the same time, it is able to play different video formats and the great variety of setting will allow you to personalize your experience. Another great feature that mVideoPlayer users enjoy is the app’s ability to look for subtitles for any movie, in any language, placing the document in the same folder as the movie. Seems unimportant, but if you remember how annoying it is to have the movie in one folder and the subtitles in other, you will see how a small feature proves to be efficient and time saving.
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5. Movie Twist
The Internet says that Movie Twist is first real Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered movie search and exploration app. Where does the artificial intelligence kicks is? The great thing about it is that besides making recommendations using basic parameters such as based humor, violence, cleverness, genre or year. Movie Twist can make recommendations based on your mood, or a specific category or tag. This feature was previously used in apps that make music recommendations and all movie fans are delighted to see this amazing feature in one of the many movie apps for Android.
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Cinotic brings cinema in your own pocket. The search engine works beautifully for those who want to see movies with two common actors. Let’s say you remember watching movie with Bruce Willis and Morgan Freeman but you can really remember what was called. Instead of going through the entire filmography of each actor, Cinotic makes life easier. By intersecting the filmography of the two actors you are searching for, Cinotic will deliver great results each and every time. You can even see if your favorite actors ever made a movie together.
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7. Trailer Addict
In fact, many other movie apps offer access to trailers, but there was still a need for an app fully dedicated to trailers. This is where Trailer Addict comes to save the day while offering access to an extensive database of trailer along with a simple way of viewing them.
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8. TV Show Favs
TV Show Favs is another great free movie app for Android. It’s compatible with Android devices and requires Android OS 2.3 or later. WiFi, Edge, or 3G network connection required. Your personal TV tracker has easy to use schedule, custom episode notifications, it keeps track of watched episodes, allows you to view complete series info and browse the most popular favorites. It also includes cloud storage to use on more devices, social integration and multiple themes. It allows you to use tags to categorize content even further and the calendar feature can easily let you know about upcoming episodes.
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Another favorite movie app worth mentioning is definitely Cliffhanger. This app is gaining more and more users with its beautiful, slick design in simple colors, an interface which is easily used from both phones and tablets along with a simple and easy to use menu whose feature make for a friendly user experience. The app is still developing, but in the meantime is still llok great enough to use.
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10. The TVDB
TVDB is very popular among TV addicts and they are so right in using this app. All users have access to a variety of information thanks to the online database, which provides details of the show, cast, episode details and ratings. You can also find a variety of posters, banners and incredibly inspirational fan art.
Isn’t it great when some of the best things in life are free? And when that free thing is technology that makes your hobbies easier, it’s even better.
There are many more free movie apps for Android. Which one do you use on a regular basis and what exactly do you like about it or them?