YouTube is a trove of digital treasure. With daily thousands of videos being uploaded on the website, you can get all the content you want of just that one website. Entertainment, politics, programming, reviews, music, documentaries, movies… you name it and it is available on YouTube. However, some of the content, especially songs and movies are not legally available on YouTube and you have to pay some amount to watch that content on YouTube. However, there are some movies that have exhausted their copyright period or haven’t been able to prove their copyrights claims that are available for free on YouTube. You can watch these free movies on YouTube in high quality right from your smartphone or computer. Let us see the best free movies on YouTube that you must check out.

Part 1 - Top 10 best free movies on YouTube

10. Charade (1963)

Charade is one of the few films that entered the public domain immediately after release because of a goof up in its copyright notice. The movie was published by Universal Studios and is our first entry to the list of best free movies on YouTube. The money is an action thriller with romance and comedy genres. There are also traces of whodunit, screwball and spy thriller genres in the movie. It is famously referred to as "the best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made".

9. Night of the Living Dead (1968)

This is a horror movie that has made its way to the Library of Congress for preservation in the National Film Registry, as a film deemed "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant.”. The movie is available as a free movie on YouTube list. The movie earned 250 times it budget and is considered a classic with a cult following. It has inspired 5 further movies and even 2 remakes.

8. Sidekicks (1992)

A movie about an asthmatic boy dreaming to fight as a sidekick of his hero Chuck Norris against his movie enemies personified by his everyday bullies. Taught martial arts by Mr.Lee to defend himself and deal with his asthmatic condition, Chuck is able to both meet and fight alongside his martial arts hero and teach his bullies a lesson in a formal contest. If you are a fan of Kung-Fu movies, this free YouTube movie is a must watch.

7. The Past

A family drama by Asghar Farhadi that shows how flawed and selfish we can get in life and how those decisions can affect the lives of our loved ones. The storyline will feel like your own life scripted on screen with all the decisions we take, the choices we make and how those impact us and those around us. The film is set in France and is in the same language but you can enable subtitles to understand the dialogues. A powerful free YouTube movie that pushes you to introspect and keeps you captivated through the movie.

6. Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975)

A slapstick comedy from the famous Monty Python circus group, this free movie on YouTube has received a lot of awards when it was released. A parody of the legend of King Arthur's quest for the Holy Grail, it was selected as the second best comedy movie in US in the ABC special Best in Film: The Greatest Movies of Our Time. It also received a 97% “Fresh” rating on Rotten Tomatoes and even after so many years can make you fall of the chair laughing in splits.

5. Delhi Safari

Let us include a free YouTube animation movie into our list of best free movies on YouTube. Delhi Safari is a story from India where the animals walk all the way from the forest to the city to persuade the Government to protect them from the big builders who want to destroy the forests, their home. A treat for the kids which will keep them glued to the screens during its whole playtime.

4. Life In A Day (2011)

This movie stands out from the other best free movies on YouTube in the sense that it is not exactly a movie but a collaboration from 80,000 YouTube video submissions from 192 countries. This free YouTube movie is a video time capsule for the future generations to see how the global human community is so alike even when living at such vast distances from each other. All the videos were shot on the same day - 24th July, 2010. Though it a combination of snaps from lives of different people, but Director Kevin Macdonald and producer Ridley Scott have successfully created an end product that is interesting and moving at times.

3. Chungking Express (1994)

Made by Wong Kar-wai, Chungking Express stars Faye Wong is a tomboyish snack bar worker role. The movie shows how loves fills you with emotions no other relationship can make you feel. It shows how love makes you ebullient and alive. The storyline is filled with background music and you will end up replaying the same music track in your mind for days to come. The free YouTube movie of Chungking Express is available with 16 language subtitles so be sure to check it out.

2. Fist of Fury (1972)

Bruce Lee movies don’t require an introduction. If you are Kung Fu fan then Fist of Fury is a must watch YouTube free movie. Like many other Bruce Lee movies, the lead actor - Bruce Lee - though an expert martial artist vows not to use his skills for violence but the disappearance of one after another of his family member in a factory forces him to break his vow and fight.

1. The End of Poverty? (2008)

This is a documentary by directed by Philippe Diaz that looks how a large portion of the global population has been pushed to the brink of their existence not by chance but by the greed of specific people and countries. This free YouTube movie from our list of best free movies on YouTube will have you looking at our own lifestyle and wondering how it affects those living their existence hand to mouth.

Part 2 - How to download movies from YouTube

Watching a whole movie on internet might not be the ideal experience you are looking for. Your internet speed or stability can play a havoc to your movie experience. Or you might want to watch it again and then it makes sense to keep a copy of the movie locally. To do so you need a tool that can manage downloading such long videos, be able to continue from the same point in case there is an interruption during download and supports batch download of videos. The YouTube Video Downloader from DVDFab has all these features and more.

●     Use its inbuilt browser to see youTube videos, search for them and download the ones you want to be available offline.

●     Download best free movies on YouTube in formats like MOV, MP4, AVI, WMV and more and convert them to MP4 so that they are compatible with all major media players.

●     Select the resolution you want to download the video in.

●     Its single click download ability lets you download videos in batch at an accelerated rate.

●     Your HD best free movies from YouTube can be converted to DVDs/Blu-rays with DVDFab DVD Creator or Blu-ray Creator.

Hope you enjoyed our list of top 10 best free movies on YouTube.