YouTube is mainly considered as an online portal from where we get short viral clips, music videos, movie trailers and much more. But the fact is that you could watch thousands of free movies from YouTube including indie movies uploaded by their makers and even most modern films to classics which are released by major studios free of cost. Let’s have a look at 5 must watch free YouTube movies.
Kung Fury is directed by David Sandberg and was released in the year 2015. The star cast of the movie includes David Sandberg, Joma Taccone, Leopold Nilsson, and Elaine Young. This movie was actually released as a tribute to all the kickass action movies of the 1980s. The movie tells the story of a Miami detective who is simultaneously bitten by and cobra and struck by heavy lightning which ultimately gives him superhuman Kung Fu powers.
Slacker is directed by Richard Linklater and was released in the year 1991. The star cast of the movie includes Richard Linklater, Kim Krizan, Mark James, and Stella Weir. The movie is the directorial debut of Richard Linklater, who has later given us classics like Before Midnight and Boyhood. The movie was made with a budget of just $23,000 and was completely shot with a single 16mm camera. Many directors, including Kevin Smith, have said that Slacker was a real inspiration for all of them.
Margot at the Wedding
Margot at the Wedding is directed by Noah Baumbach and was released in the year 2007. The star cast of the movie includes Nicole Kidman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Jack Black, and John Turturro. The movie focuses on the story of Margot and her son visiting her sister for her marriage with an unsuccessful musician. The cast performances overpowered the story plot and at the end, Margot at the Wedding is a winner.
Night of the Living Dead
Night of the Living Dead is directed by George A. Romero and was released in the year 1968. The star cast of the movie includes Duane Jones, Judith O’Dea, Marilyn Eastman, and Karl Hardman. This movie is considered by many as a seminal zombie movie, which influenced numerous horror films which came later. It’s also a fact that Night of the Living Dead is lively and inferior to most of the so-called modern zombie films.
Nosferatu is directed by F.W. Murnau and was released in the year 1992. The star cast of the movie includes Max Schreck, Gustav von Wangenheim, Greta Schröder, and Alexander Granach. This movie is actually an unauthorized adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula. Max Schreck’s performance as the vampire is considered as one the best performances ever in his entire career. A copyright infringement was sued by Stroke’s estate against the film and it was ordered by the court to destroy all the existing copies. But nothing stopped the loyal fans from passing the saved copies and it was one of the first viral videos ever.