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How to Stream Movies with Chromecast

The streaming services list is very huge and some of the famous streaming services are HBO GO, Hulu, Netflix. These subscription-based services have never been easier to watch movies.

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As great as these services are, there are a few drawbacks. We can get around it with rooted devices and most of these services region can lock their contents due to the country networks. There are some networks who refuse to get it and make their content available to streaming services. There are multiple ways to stream movies with chromecast. Now, we are going to see a service as trumps all the rest and as an added bonus and will show you how to stream movies with Chromecast.

The Show Box is one of the best free movie and TV show streamer which is specifically designed for Android. It is a lightweight and constantly updated with the latest releases as well as posting new TV show episodes the day after they air. Out of all, the app runs directly on stock devices and there is no root required and all you need to do is to enable the “Unknown sources” on your device.

How to Stream Movies with Chromecast?

Step 1: Install Show Box

The Show Box app can be downloaded directly to your phone. Just head on over to the developer’s website on your One’s internet browser.

After the download completes, you can install the app just like you would any other.

Step 2: Browse for your Favorite Movies & Shows

If you are opening the app for first time, you will see the categories which are present at the top-right for Movies, Shows, My Library, and Updates.

The Movie and Shows sections offers a huge collection of contents to stream. There are search and filter options that can help you find what you are looking for if you are feeling indecisive.

The Updates section will be refreshed every time you open the app, and holds all the newest content that was released up until that point.

Step 3: Add to Your Personal Library

If you want to set up the My Library section, you can select on any movie or show and then press the “Add To Library” button. Once added, the content will be in the “My Library” tab so you’ll never have to scroll or search for it again.If you download any content, it will be stored in your library. You only having the permission to watch the contents without any time delay.

Step 4: Watch Your Content

If you’re ready to watch, you can simply select the content and then choose the quality. Finally, click on either Download or Watch Now option.

If you  are not checking the “Use internal player”, you can select your own video player to watch the content.

Step 5: Stream to Your Chromecast

Suppose, if you are having apps like Allcast, Avia, or LocalCast, the Show Box will be the best streamer for these apps. You can use them to make the ultimate home streaming solution. You no need to check the “Use internal player” and just select your Chromecast capable streamer.

How to Stream Movies with PS4

The PS4 stands for Play Station 4 which is the best one for movie lovers. It not only act as a Blu-ray player and also allow you to use streaming services like Netflix directly from the console. It has a complete host of fantastic movies  available for you to digitally purchase or rent directly from the PlayStation store. Recently, we found out by simply doing re-watch of all the movies in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Though, it is not the cheapest way to watch different movies in a row especially due to the fact that you have to buy certain movies because the PS Store won’t let you rent them.

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While I fully intend to purchase all of the MCU movies once a complete collection is released. At that time, I really don’t have too many options other than trying to point out how I could watch some of the films for free directly from my PS4. So, I started doing a bit of research and ultimately found a few different ways to do it, and most of them are accessed through the one PlayStation 4 app which doesn’t really get used a whole lot… the PS4 web browser.

How to Stream Movies with PS4?

Google Your Movie

The first step is to simply use the search bar and type “(Movie title) free online”. You’ll get an overwhelming amount of results from a variety of different sites, and the best way to find one that’ll work for you is to simply start clicking and see what works and what doesn’t. You may have to exit out of more than a few pop-ups, but I very quickly and easily found movies this way.


This is one of the biggest free movie sites and will often be at the top of your search results if you use the previous method. It’s usually a safe go-to and will almost always have the movie you’re looking for on the very first page that you land on, saving you from having to click through a bunch of different (and potentially dangerous) links. Watch out for pop-ups when you press “play.”


Another site similar to Putlocker, Movie-Tube has a wide range of popular films available for you to watch at a moment’s notice. When you are pressing the “play”, you can run into a pop-up but holding Circle should immediately close it out. Make sure to press the right video as this site has been known to confuse some visitors with a lot of fake links.


Suppose, if you are having a lot of digital movies on your PC and want to watch them from your PS4 without doing any sort of wired file transfer, you can simply download the free app “Plex”. It will helps you to watch movies in your own library on any device that has the app downloaded, and the PS4 app works wonderfully. This is perfect for tor-renting movies on your computer and then watching them directly from your PlayStation.