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You don’t have to spend big bucks to watch great films. On Freely, you’ll find everything from family-friendly animations, to thrillers, comedies and twisted horror films. And the best part? You can watch them all for free. Need some help finding something to watch? We've got you covered with some of the best movies to watch on TV and to stream right now.

From classic comedies to thrillers and adventure, there are plenty of films to enjoy on Freely.  

Words on Bathroom Walls (2020)

Watch on BBC iPlayer now! 

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 🍅89% 

Get ready for an absolute rollercoaster of emotions with this beautiful coming-of-age story. After moving to a new school Adam (Charlie Plumme) tries to keep his schizophrenia a secret, particularly from Maya (Taylor Russel), a beautiful girl. As the drug begins to fail, will he get to keep the girl of his dreams? 

If you love a good romcom with a psychological twist, then this film is a must see! 

The Hunger Games (2012)

Watch on ITVX now! 

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 🍅84% 

Did you know you could watch all four of the Hunger Games films for free? We do now! This dystopian action/ thriller sees Katniss Everdeen (Jenifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) forced to take part in the Hunger Games where young competitors are pitted against each other to fight to the death. (Eeeeek) 

For fans of dystopian movies like Divergent and The Maze Runner

Trading Places (1983)

Out now on Channel4 

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 🍅88% 

This classic comedy is guaranteed to have you in fits of giggles! Rich banker Louis Winthorpe (Dan Aykroyd) and street con artist Billy Ray (Eddie Murphy) find their positions reversed due to a bet by two millionaires over whether environment, or heredity defines a man. 

For comedy lovers!

Unknown (2011)

Available now on My5 

Think you can put 2 + 2 together? Think again, this film will have you guessing until the very end! After four days in a coma, biochemist Martin (Liam Neeson) wakes up to find his identity has been stolen. Confused and suffering from memory loss, he teams up with a young woman (Diane Kruger) to unravel the mystery behind the theft.  

You’ll love this film if you’re a fan of action thrillers! 

We Need to Talk About Kevin (2011)

Watch now on BBC iPlayer 

This award-winning psychological thriller is a must watch! Set in the aftermath of a devastating event, failed mother Eva (Tilda Swinton) comes to terms with what her son Kevin (Ezra Miller) has done. Not only is the plot AMAZING but the acting is another level! 

If you enjoyed The Perks of Being a Wallflower, you’ll absolutely love this! 

21 Jump Street (2012)

Watch on ITVX now! 

Rotten Tomatoes rating: 🍅85% 

If you like a film that’s so ridiculous it’s hilarious then look no further. Two police officers (in their mid-20s!)  Schmidt (Jonah Hill) and Jenko (Channing Tatum) go undercover as students in order to bust a drug ring and arrest the supplier! 

Comedy lovers, and of course Channing Tatum fans – you don’t want to miss this free film! 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Available now on STV Player and ITVX 

If you (like us) are excited for the Kingdom of the Planet Apes release, then what better to watch than the first film in the reboot! Ceaser (Andy Serkis), an enhanced Chimpanzee, decides to use his rare intellect to lead an ape uprising against all of humankind. 

Watch this if you love a good action/ sci-fi. 

The Grey (2011)

Available on Channel4

This survival story is guaranteed to give you the shivers and not just because it’s based in Alaska! After a plane crash in the Alaskan wilderness, survivors must battle the harsh winter conditions whilst also outsmarting packs of wolves. 

Kursk: The Last Mission (2018)

On BBC iPlayer now 

Thomas Vinterberg successfully tells the true story of the 2000 Kursk disaster in this devastating drama. After boarding their submarine, a group of Russian sailors struggle to survive the aftermath of the explosion. When rescue attempts fail, the British offer help but the question is, will the Russian government accept? 

If you’re a fan of films based on real life events then sit down, turn the TV on and watch this gem! 

Legally Blonde (2001)

Watch on ITVX now! 

Love a feel-good romcom? Us too. This award-winning smash hit seen Elle (Reese Witherspoon) a sorority queen dumped by her ex. To win him back, she enrols in the same law school where she discovers she’s brains as well as beauty!  

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