Are you a movie buff? Do you love going to the theaters to see the latest blockbuster? Whatever your movie passion is, we’ve got you covered. Our list of the best movie apps for the iPhone covers all kinds of movie loving desires including: reviews, buying tickets, finding show times, streaming movies, find out if movies have clips at the end of the credits, rent from Redbox and more. If you love movies or want to find out more information about a specific film then check out our list.
The best movie apps for the iPhone
16 May 2020, by Rick Rockwell
Here we have an incredibly useful app which allows users to plan a movie night with their friends without the two most common problems. First, it allows you to decide which movie you'd like to go for without having to spend your previous time texting back and forth on group chats. Second, it makes payment straightforward so that you don't have to pay for everyone you've invited. Snacks can also be pre-ordered so you can skip lines at the concession stand. The app supports multiple payment options including Chase Pay, Apple Pay, Paypal, and more.
- Plan a movie outing with friends
- Pay for your own tickets
- Ticketing services
- Pre-order your snacks
- Multiple payment options
Looking for the most talked about TV shows and movies from the around the world? They’re all on Netflix.
They’ve got award-winning series, movies, documentaries, and stand-up specials. And with the mobile app, you get Netflix while you travel, commute, or just take a break.
- They add TV shows and movies all the time. Browse new titles or search for your favorites, and stream videos right on your device.
- The more you watch, the better Netflix gets at recommending TV shows and movies you’ll love.
- Create up to five profiles for an account. Profiles give different members of your household their own personalized Netflix.
- Enjoy a safe watching experience just for kids with family-friendly entertainment.
- Preview quick videos of their series and movies and get notifications for new episodes and releases.
- Save your data. Download titles to your mobile device and watch offline, wherever you are.
Delve into the lives and passions of people around the globe through the eyes of Cinémoi. Explore a one-of-a-kind lineup of acclaimed programming that supports cultural diversity, women empowerment, and ecological appreciation. Be inspired by the stories of individuals who have overcome the most incredible struggles to achieve their dreams. Learn about the icons of Hollywood, go back in time with musicians, journey with schoolchildren and even liaise with royals on the network that offers you a lens to the world at large.
- Access to the exclusive broadcast of Cannes, Berlin, London, Venice & Marrakech film festivals
- Seat front row to Milan, Paris, London, New York Fashion Weeks
- Watch original programming including the CineFashion Film Awards, Supermodels du Monde & the MET Gala
- Create your own personal video playlist
- Stream from your iPhone & iPad to your TV with Chromecast and Airplay
Plex gives you access to thousands of movies and shows—including documentaries, Bollywood musicals and more. No special equipment, subscription or special tech skills needed (popcorn and snacks highly recommended.) Add-on a TIDAL subscription to enjoy over 60 million high-quality tracks and 250,000 music videos that instantly augment your personal media collection. And with the Tunefind integration, you can generate playlists on the fly based on the specific episode or movie you’re watching.
- Free content streamed from movies studios from around the world.
- Magically organize all your personal media—photos, music, movies, shows, even DVR-ed TV
- Enjoy music streaming from TIDAL, including over 60 million high-quality tracks and 250,000 music videos.
- Search for your favorite podcast or discover new ones through personalized recommendations.
- Get personalized and trusted video news.
Searching cinemas near you and watch showtimes each cinema. This app is recommended to all trending by day, trending by week and TV Shows hot. With this app you will get detailed information about movies and you will be able to get updated information about showtimes in theaters.
- Search for movies quickly with your voice.
- Discover the most popular, trending and TV Shows.
- Save and manage movies to make your favorite list.
- Official movie trailers and tv show trailers.
- Find detailed information on movies you are interested in.
- Recommend movie similar to what you like
All hardcore movie buffs know the impatient feeling of sitting there after the movie is over, in the hopes of a hidden scene during or after the credits. Minutes tick by as you watch the credits roll, and people slowly exit the cinema. With the After Credits app, you can check beforehand if the movie you're watching has a scene after the credits. Simply search for your movie name and you will find out. If your movie doesn't appear in the app, you can submit an entry to help out others in the future. Currently, the app features info on more than 4000 movies, and growing.
- Be in-the-know about scenes after credits
- Includes info on 4000+ movies
- Scene spoilers
- Movie ratings
- User submissions
Only Disney+ gives you unlimited entertainment. Get the best of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic all in one place. From new releases to classics, plus tons of TV shows, and exclusive Originals, like The Mandalorian, there’s always something new to discover.
- A premium ad-free experience for one low price
- Access to new releases, timeless classics and past seasons of your favorite TV shows
- Exclusive new Originals from the creators of Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars, and National Geographic
- Unlimited downloads on up to 10 devices
- Over 100 titles in 4K UHD and HDR
- The ability to watch on four screens at once at no extra cost
Up next on the list is the official app of the IMDb, or, the Internet Movie Database, which is one of the most referenced resources when it comes to information on movies, TV, and actors. In addition to the usual search catalog of the world's movie collection, the app is further packed with handy features such as the ability to enable location detection and check showtimes for nearby cinemas. IMDb ratings are often referred to by the movie-going masses. Users can also rate and review movies they've seen, and submit movie lists for others to see. This is a free app.
- Database of over 4 million movies
- Check showtimes with geolocation
- Check ratings and reviews
- Create lists
- Free iPhone movie app
Renting DVDs and Blu-ray Discs is not commonplace anymore as it used to be. Redbox allows you to enjoy the charm of using discs, yet makes the process of renting them a lot easier. The app features a powerful search engine which allows users to look for movies by either the name, the date of release, or the genre. Users may also check out upcoming movies and set up email reminders through Redbox for newly available DVDs. The app can also find for you the nearest Redbox locations and guide you to them.
- Easier rental process
- Powerful search engine
- Movie trailers
- Email reminders
- Redbox locations
You can now access all the media from your Google Play movies and TV shows from the palm of your hands on your iOS device, or connect via Chromecast or Apple TV. This official Google app will let you also edit your wishlist and library, or download your favorite movies to your device so that you can easily access it offline from anywhere at any time. Signing up for Google Play Family Library gives you a chance to share movies, TV shows, and other media across devices for up to 5 family members.
- Watch Google Play media on iPhone or iPad
- Connect to HDTV via Chromecast or Apple TV
- Edit wishlist and library
- Download content for offline use
- Google Play Family Library
Here's another movie app which not only allows access to movies across platforms (such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, and YouTube, but it also requires no accounts or sign up. One of the app's stronger features is that it comes with comprehensive lists that users can explore in order to find movies that they will love. News updates are done every few hours containing news, release dates, and more. The app is ad-free and does not even feature any ads.
- Comprehensive lists
- Search for movies across platforms
- Search by actor, director, or any other criteria
- Frequent updates with news, release dates, and more
- Free and ad-free
This app works for finding information for Regal Cinemas, Edwards, and United Artists theaters. Not only can you see which movies are currently playing, you can also get showtimes based on movie or based on a selected cinema. Like other apps, it also has the usual features of allowing you to watch trailers and get directions and review movies, cast, ratings, and so on. If you become a Regal Cinemas member, you will receive discounts on concessions, and be able to scan your club card for ease of use.
- Showtimes and tickets
- Locations for cinemas nearby
- Movie reviews and trailers
- Twitter integration
- Earn rewards