Top 10 Netflix Alternatives

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It is hard to imagine that there are numerous online streaming apps besides Netflix. So, when it comes to Netflix alternatives, many of us simply do not want to take risks. But despite the enormous popularity of Netflix, there are other apps that offer similar or even better services. If you love Netflix and everything in it suits you, just stay with it. And if you want to try something new, this article is for you.

You can find Netflix and its alternatives on the official app stores of the platform you use. Here, on, we gather the most popular or interesting apps, test them for you and share our own reviews. If you want to know more about one of these apps, go to its Allaps page. 

Netflix Alternatives for You

To be a devoted fan of Netflix services is a good thing, for sure. It offers numerous advantages and even makes its own shows, for Pete’s sake. But here you will find what to use beside Netflix just in case you want more. Besides, Netflix is not almighty, yet, and it does not work everywhere. In this case, check one or all of these options.

Hulu Plus

Hulu Plus screenshot

If you need video streaming services to watch TV shows mainly, Hulu Plus is the deal. They’ve gathered all your favorite shows and organized them in a convenient catalog. It is easy to use, and you will not miss episodes of your favorite show. Stream them anytime you want with the Hulu free services. If you want more, pay $8 a month for Plus subscription. It removes ads and adds extra shows to watch.

Stan Australia

Stan Australia screenshot

This is a native Australian streaming service. Like in many other countries, Stan is less popular in Australia than Netflix, but it improves its services non-stop. Stan offers many exclusives like Better Call Saul or Breaking Bad. It also produces its own movies and shows. Stan costs $10 a month. Some of its TV shows were produced by Amazon, and can’t be found on Netflix.

BoxTV India

BoxTV India logo

This streaming service is for true fans of Bollywood. If you want to watch movies made and produced in India, BoxTV is your best option. It offers you 9 languages to choose from, so you don’t actually have to learn Hindi or Urdu, Kannada or Bhojpuri (which are there as well), to watch TV shows and movies. This service is available in the US, the UK, the UAE, Singapore, and India. It costs $4.99 a month.


Crackle app screen

If you want to find Netflix alternative free of charge app, pay attention to Crackle. This is a streaming service from Sony. Yes, you can watch Crackle free content, but with commercials. So, you have to adjust to them. Ads are easy to ignore if you know that this way you can watch your favorite movies and TV shows. However, it is very unlikely that you will find popular blockbusters or just-released TV shows.  Still, there are shows and movies like Seinfeld, District 9, Desperado, House of Flying Daggers, Dead Man Down, The Patriot, National Lampoon’s Van Wilder, etc.


Acorn.TV app

Acorn.TV offers you a wide selection of British TV shows. Some of them are popular across the world. For example, Acorn.TV streams Queer as Folk, Holy Flying Circus, Outnumbered, Doc Martin. For its services, the app asks $5 a month. You don’t have to live in the UK to watch Acorn.TV. It is available in the USA and Canada as well. Besides, the app offers numerous bonus releases, features, and so on. Download Acorn.TV and train your British accent.


M-Go screenshot

M-Go is an online shop where you can find all the movies you want. It is still new on the market but has great potential. It continues to add new movies and TV shows into its catalogs. M-Go has a user-friendly interface and a well-organized catalog. You will find what you are looking for in a few seconds. Still, it doesn’t provide unlimited streaming services like Netflix.


iTunes screenshot

iTunes is not your usual streaming service, and most users don’t consider it as one. And yet, you can rent their movies for a low price. Actually, it is one of the most affordable Netflix alternatives, especially if you don’t watch movies all the time. iTunes offers you a bunch of movies for $3 and $4 each. You can rent them for 48 hours. There are lots of new and popular movies to watch.


fandor screen

Fandor has a great collection of foreign and indie movies. If you want to search for deep meaning in everything you see and tired of Hollywood similar pop movies, Fandor is your choice. They offer movies like Blind, Insomnia, 5 Broken Cameras, Dark Star, Ichi the Killer. There are lots of documentaries and good old indie classics. Some of the movies that Fandor offers are hard to find anywhere else. It costs $7.50 a month. Part of your payment becomes a salary of movie owners. So, this way you support the development of the indie film industry.


Vudu screenshot

Vudu is a property of Walmart. It offers popular TV shows and movies. If you want to watch a specific movie that is not available on Vudu, just buy it, like on Amazon, but with a better deal. The same goes for TV shows. For example, you can buy Collateral for $5 and Spaceballs for $8. There is a special offer that gives you two movies set for $10 only. The whole season of your favorite shows costs $20. While this service does not have a free trial month or even week, you may check movies and show titles from their homepage before buying a subscription.

Amazon Instant Video

Amazon Instant Video films

If you are looking for services like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video is one of the most popular choices. They also offer you original content, which becomes well-known on the market. The price for their instant video is included in Amazon Prime, which you may already have. Anyway, there are numerous shows and movies that the audience wants to see. It works worldwide as well.

Which Service to Use?

These ten Netflix alternatives offer different services, different prices, and thousands of movies and TV shows. If you don’t want to pick one of them, pick two or three. Use free services together with paid ones. Our list is limited, but there are many more streaming services on the market. Perhaps you already have your own top favorites. In this case, share your list with us here, in the comments. Let’s check it together. If you use one of the services from the list, tell us about your impressions.

Steve Nielsen


Loves techno, apps, and apples. @allappsworld

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