Q: Are the sites to download Internet movies really free or do I have to pay a membership fee? A: It all depends on the site. There are some movie download sites that charge a membership fee to view full-length current movies and there are others that are truly free. The 100% free movies are older films in the public domain. Be sure to read the fine print before you sign up for any service
Q: Why are some movies free and others not? A: Free movies are either released by the movie publisher with permission for online viewing or the movies are in the public domain. That means that the copyright on them expired and that the public can use, change, watch the movies however and whenever they want to.
Q: How long does it take to download a movie? A: It depends on the movie and the speed of your Internet connection. If you have trouble downloading, it may mean you have a bad connection or many other people are trying to download at the same time you are. If you are using a broadband connection a movie that is 200 mb will take about 10 minutes to download. It will take a lot longer using a dial-up connection.
Q: What movie choices are available? A: Choices are almost endless. There really is something for every taste. There are cartoons, chick flicks, drama, horror, thriller, crime, romance, old westerns, foreign films and the list goes on.
Q: What are some sites that you recommend for downloading movies? A: Free movie Internet download sites that have a wide variety to choose from include Entertainment Magazine at emol.org, the Internet Archive at archive.org. The Motion Picture Association of America maintains a comprehensive list of websites where movies and television shows can be downloaded for free, including many major network sites. To view the list visit mpaa.org/Piracy_LegalOpt.asp
Q: Once I download a movie, can I put it on a DVD? A: Yes. You can save the movie to a DVD.
Q: What kind of special software do I need? Will I be able to download if I have a Mac or do I need Windows? A: You do not need special software, other than what is probably already on your computer. You will need a media player, such as Quicktime or Windows. Flash and Real Media Player may also work. You can download movies with either a Mac or Windows. It does not matter which one.
Q: Is it possible to watch the movie on my mobile? A: Whether or not you can watch it on your mobile depends on your mobile’s ability to play video files. If it is video capable, then yes, you ought to be able to watch it on your mobile, but you will need to convert the movie to mobile format first. If you do not want to do that, just watch the streaming movie right from the movie website.
Q: Are these real, full-length movies or just trailers? A: You can download either full-length movies or trailers of movies that are coming out. The choice is yours.
Q: If I get caught downloading a movie illegally, what will happen? Will I go to jail? A: You could face jail time for distributing and possessing pirated movies. With so many free places to download Internet movies, taking the risk with pirated movies is not a very good idea.
Lily Garland is a British country singer-songwriter taking inspiration from Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood, The Shires and The Dixie Chicks. With her debut EP, nominated for EP of the year by Belles and Gals, out now, Lily is currently working towards releasing her second EP which has been co written and produced by Justin Johnson, Nashville producer and seasoned country touring musician.