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Top 7 sites like 123 movies

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Digital content has seen distribution hurdles in the form of piracy ever since it’s been around. There are numerous sites all over the world that offer digital content which is mostly copyrighted, for free.

One such site was 123Movies. It was a very popular streaming site that featured movies and TV Shows from all over the world. The site was shut down by Motion Pictures Association of America in March 2018.

But just like with anything else on the internet, alternative sites started coming up and now we have hundreds of such sites. In this article, we’re going over the top seven alternatives to 123Movies. 

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eMovies is actually quite a well-made site that features a collection of thousands of movies and TV Series from across the world. The site is also quite active and you can expect to see the latest releases show up in a few days’ time. 

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The site features content from 12 countries including India, UK, China and the US. 

You can visit eMovies here

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Behind the ordinary-looking front page, this site has a gigantic library of digital media from all over the globe. The simplistic looking homepage is just a tribute to 123Movies.

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The best part about Vumoo is its reliability. If you’re logging onto the site you can be sure that whatever it is you’re trying to watch will play without waiting hours for it to buffer. 

You can visit Vumoo here


Popcornflix is another well-made and well-organised site that has a giant repository if movies and TV shows from all around the world. The site is also incredibly steady and doesn’t have performance or reliability issues often. 

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There’s also a ‘Viral vids’ section that comprises of viral videos across multiple social media platforms. Just in case you were bored with the hundreds of movies and TV shows the site has. 

You can visit Popcornflix here

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A simple, no-nonsense site, Watchfree even has Cloudflare DDoS protection in place. The site runs fast, if online more often than not and is pretty reliable. Users can even sign up and request movies and can even make their own watchlists.

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You can visit Watchfree here


GoStream is very simple and pretty much ad-free streaming site with a content library mostly focusing on US and UK made movies and TV shows however you can find content from other regions here as well.

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The site is simple to look at, yes, but it only works to their advantage. Having an interface as clutter-free as they have goes a long way in retaining the audience. 

You can visit GoStream here

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SolarMovie is a simple, easy to use and clutter-free website that probably has the most polished interface and browsing experience of the entire list.

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The site also has a major collection of TV Shows and series from around the world streamed with features you’d expect from the likes of Netflix. Each movie or show contains proper synopsis, IMDB ratings and other relevant information. 

You can visit SolarMovie here


Primewire should be your last choice when you’re looking for a website to stream movies or TV shows. Not because it has a bad collection or has performance or reliability issues, but simply because of its horrible interface. 

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Apart from the cluttered interface, you’d get everything you could possibly expect, great shows, good performance, low buffering times and even curated playlists.

You can visit Primewire here

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Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah Abidi

Yadullah is a Computer Science graduate who writes/edits/shoots/codes all things cybersecurity, gaming, and tech hardware. When he's not, he streams himself racing virtual cars. He's been writing and reporting on tech and cybersecurity with websites like Candid.Technology and MakeUseOf since 2018. You can contact him here: